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Dogs reduce stress in families with autism

Wednesday 27th July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Owning a dog significantly reduces stress levels among families who have a child with autism, a new study has found. Autism, also... Read more →

Jump in first-time callers to rape helpline

Wednesday 27th July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Almost 12,000 people contacted the national helpline of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC) last year, a new report has shown. A... Read more →

Blood disorders cost Europe billions

Monday 25th July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The cost of treating people with blood cancers is much higher than the cost associated with treating many other types of cancers, ... Read more →

First double hand transplant in UK

Monday 25th July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The first person in the UK to undergo a double hand transplant has said it is ‘better than a lottery win'. Chris King (57) ... Read more →

Health budgets 'completely unrealistic' - IHCA

Monday 25th July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Health budgets have ‘consistently been set at completely unrealistic levels' in recent years, hospital consultants have clai... Read more →

Children struggling with parental separation

Thursday 21st July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Parental separation is a source of major anxiety for children, however the legal processes involved in separation, such as family ... Read more →

More education benefits heart health

Thursday 21st July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People with a higher level of education have a reduced risk of developing heart failure after a heart attack, a new study has foun... Read more →

Concern over spike in trolley wait figures

Thursday 21st July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Nurses have expressed concern about a spike in trolley waiting figures in recent days. According to the Irish Nurses and Midwives... Read more →

Vast majority of strokes are preventable

Tuesday 19th July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Some 90% of strokes worldwide are potentially preventable, a new study involving Irish scientists has confirmed. According to the... Read more →

Many parents concerned about social media

Tuesday 19th July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Very few parents believe that social media sites are a positive influence on their children, with many concerned about the anger a... Read more →

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