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Many unaware they have COPD

Friday 14th October 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

An estimated 380,000 people in Ireland are affected by the lung disease, COPD, however the majority of these are unaware they have... Read more →

Irish team in potential depression breakthrough

Friday 14th October 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Recurrent severe depression can be extremely difficult to treat, however a team from Trinity College Dublin (TCD) is hoping its re... Read more →

Conference on cancer survivorship

Wednesday 12th October 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A major conference on cancer survivorship is being held in Dublin later this month. Living Well With Cancer aims to address ... Read more →

Night shifts do not increase breast cancer risk

Wednesday 12th October 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Working night shifts has little or no effect on a woman's risk of developing breast cancer, new research has found. A review carr... Read more →

Concern over health budget

Wednesday 12th October 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The highest health budget ever was announced as part of Budget 2017 on Tuesday, however concern has been expressed that this is st... Read more →

Call for phasing out of prescription levy

Friday 7th October 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Pharmacists are calling on the Government to begin phasing out the €2.50 prescription levy paid by medical card holders, as p... Read more →

Dental service for kids under severe pressure

Friday 7th October 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The public dental service, which provides services to children of school-going age, is being ‘pushed to the brink', it has b... Read more →

Pharmacist praised for saving teenager

Friday 7th October 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A pharmacist in Dublin has been praised for administering two life-saving adrenaline injections to a teenager who was going into a... Read more →

Pop-up radio station to focus on mental health

Wednesday 5th October 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A mental health awareness campaign is aiming to set a Guinness World Record by holding the world's largest mindfulness lesson next... Read more →

Burnout among doctors can be tackled

Wednesday 5th October 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

It is possible to tackle burnout among doctors, a new study has found. Burnout is characterised by emotional exhaustion, loss of ... Read more →

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