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Common drugs may worsen heart failure

Tuesday 19th July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Drugs used to treat a range of conditions may cause or worsen heart failure, experts have said. According to a statement from the... Read more →

Medical cards for all seriously ill kids in 2017

Wednesday 13th July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A campaign group, which has been fighting to ensure that all seriously ill children have access to medical cards, has said that it... Read more →

Younger adults have poorer quality of life

Wednesday 13th July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Among adults in Ireland, those under the age of 30 are the most likely to experience a poorer quality of life, a new report sugges... Read more →

New breast cancer trial begins

Wednesday 13th July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The Irish part of a European breast cancer trial, which aims to test the effectiveness of a new combination of drugs, has been ope... Read more →

Lots of TV in childhood affects bone health

Monday 11th July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Watching a lot of television during childhood and adolescence may affect bone health later in life, a new study has found. Until ... Read more →

Bariatric surgery reverses premature ageing

Monday 11th July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Weight loss that comes about as a result of bariatric surgery may reverse the premature ageing that is linked with obesity, a new ... Read more →

Cancer risk before and after diabetes diagnosis

Monday 11th July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People with diabetes may have an increased risk of developing cancer before and immediately after their diagnosis, a new study has... Read more →

Zinc lozenges cut colds by days

Friday 8th July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Zinc lozenges could help reduce the duration of the common cold by almost three days, a new study has found. Previous research ha... Read more →

Make sure kids get 60 mins exercise per day

Friday 8th July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Physiotherapists are reminding parents of the importance of making sure their children get at least 60 minutes of exercise per day... Read more →

Replace saturated fat with unsaturated

Friday 8th July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A large study appears to confirm the long-held view that eating high amounts of saturated fat increases the risk of premature deat... Read more →

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