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Fall in trolley waiting figures

Wednesday 8th June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The number of people left waiting on hospital trolleys in May fell by 14% when compared with the same period last year, new figure... Read more →

Concern over mental readmission rates

Wednesday 8th June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Major concern has been expressed about the high number of people with mental health problems who need to be readmitted to hospital... Read more →

New campaign to raise awareness of MND

Tuesday 7th June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A 33-year-old man who has just a few years to live due to a diagnosis of motor neurone disease (MND), has volunteered to front a n... Read more →

Irish team to look at diabetic kidney disease

Tuesday 7th June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Researchers in Ireland and the US are to examine DNA samples from 20,000 people with diabetes in an attempt to identify the geneti... Read more →

Many with palliative needs feel frustrated

Tuesday 7th June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Over half of people who require palliative care feel that their emotional and psychological needs are not being met, while almost ... Read more →

Alcohol a factor in 38% of road collisions

Friday 3rd June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Alcohol was a factor in almost 40% of fatal road crashes that occurred between 2008 and 2012, a report from the Road Safety Author... Read more →

Migraine increases risk of heart disease

Friday 3rd June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Women who suffer with migraine may have an increased risk of developing, and dying from, cardiovascular disease, a new study has f... Read more →

Students urged to look after health

Friday 3rd June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

With the Leaving and Junior Cert examinations just days away, students are being urged to look after their physical and mental hea... Read more →

New diabetes care centre for Cork

Wednesday 1st June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A new care centre for people with diabetes has been opened in Cork. It will have a key role in the early detection and prevention ... Read more →

Almost 66,000 births last year

Wednesday 1st June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Almost 66,000 babies were born in Ireland last year, an increase of 8% when compared with 10 years before, new figures from the Ce... Read more →

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