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Neuro-rehabilitation services severely lacking

Friday 24th June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A new campaign is calling for urgent action to tackle the major shortage of rehabilitation services in Ireland for people with neu... Read more →

Low awareness of atrial fibrillation

Wednesday 22nd June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Over half of Irish adults have never heard of atrial fibrillation (AF) despite the fact that it affects up to 40,000 people over t... Read more →

Alcohol has major impact on health and economy

Wednesday 22nd June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Three people died every day in 2013 as a result of alcohol consumption, a new report has revealed. According to the findings, the... Read more →

Male GPs consider heart disease 'a man's issue'

Wednesday 22nd June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

While many people incorrectly think of heart disease as a ‘man's disease', a new study has found that male GPs may also fall... Read more →

Smoking affects breast cancer treatment

Monday 20th June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

It is already known that smoking can increase the risk of a number of cancers, including breast cancer. Now a new study has found ... Read more →

People urged to look after skin in the sun

Monday 20th June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Rates of melanoma - the most deadly form of skin cancer - are projected to treble by 2040, despite the fact that almost all cases ... Read more →

Heart drug could cut diabetes-related blindness

Monday 20th June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Irish and UK scientists have discovered that a drug that was originally developed to treat cardiovascular disease, could reduce di... Read more →

Bedwetting has major impact on children

Friday 17th June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Bedwetting can have a big impact on the emotional state of children, with many worrying that their friends will find out and other... Read more →

Families fail to plan for those with disabilities

Friday 17th June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Many families that provide care to a loved one with intellectual disabilities (ID) have not discussed or agreed on future care pla... Read more →

Low awareness of testosterone deficiency

Friday 17th June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Half of men are not aware that testosterone deficiency (TD) is a medical condition, with many assuming it is a natural part of age... Read more →

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