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Inspectors find kids' ward 'poorly maintained'

Friday 5th August 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A children's ward in one of the country's busiest hospitals has been found to be ‘poorly maintained', with limited space and... Read more →

Omega-3 beneficial after heart attack

Wednesday 3rd August 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Heart attack patients may benefit from being given a high dose of omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil in the aftermath of their atta... Read more →

Appendix removal linked to higher pregnancy rates

Wednesday 3rd August 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Women who had their tonsils or appendix removed when they were younger may to be more likely to get pregnant compared to their pee... Read more →

Pregnant women advised to avoid Florida

Wednesday 3rd August 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Irish women who are pregnant or are trying to become pregnant are being advised to avoid travelling to Florida in the US. This fo... Read more →

Cancer Trials Ireland launches info videos

Tuesday 2nd August 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A series of videos aimed at people who may be considering taking part in a cancer trial has been launched. The six videos come fr... Read more →

Watching lots of TV linked to blood clot risk

Tuesday 2nd August 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People who watch a lot of television may have an increased risk of dying from a blood clot in the lungs, a new study has found. K... Read more →

Mums encouraged to breastfeed

Tuesday 2nd August 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The evidence in relation to the health benefits of breastfeeding ‘is now stronger than ever', the HSE has said. It is highl... Read more →

Vitamin D supplements advised for all in winter

Thursday 28th July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Experts recommend move from October to March for healthy bones, teeth, muscles People are being urged to consider taking a ... Read more →

Raw eggs safe for pregnant women to eat, says UK safety committee

Thursday 28th July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Report from advisory committee states there is ‘very low’ risk of salmonella from eggs Raw eggs are safe for pr... Read more →

Human nose can help kill superbugs, research claims

Thursday 28th July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Scientists have discovered a microbe in some noses that can kill dangerous bacteria Scientists have found a new weapon in t... Read more →

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