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Kids in single-mother families 'well-adjusted'

Monday 4th July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

While young children who grow up with single mothers have questions about the absence of their fathers, they tend to be well-adjus... Read more →

Always check standards of summer products

Friday 1st July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

With the school summer holidays upon us, people, especially parents, are being urged to ensure that products they buy for the summ... Read more →

Many with infertility do not seek help

Friday 1st July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Almost half of people who experience infertility do not seek medical help, a new study suggests. UK researchers looked at over 15... Read more →

Playing cards could benefit stroke patients

Friday 1st July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Simple, inexpensive activities, such as playing cards, could help stroke patients to regain their strength and coordination, a new... Read more →

Addiction drug may benefit cancer patients

Thursday 30th June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A drug which is currently used to treat different types of addiction, may have a beneficial effect on some cancer patients, new re... Read more →

Summer camp for Williams syndrome launched

Thursday 30th June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Ireland's first ever European Youth Exchange summer camp for young people with Williams Syndrome has been launched. Williams synd... Read more →

Psychiatric nurses beginning industrial action

Thursday 30th June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Psychiatric nurses are beginning industrial action today in response to major understaffing throughout the mental health service. ... Read more →

Lifelong ban on gay men donating blood to end

Monday 27th June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The lifelong ban on gay men donating blood is to be lifted, the Minister for Health has announced. Men who have sex with men have... Read more →

The pregnancy waddle does exist

Monday 27th June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Scientists have confirmed the existence of the ‘pregnancy waddle'. According to a team from Japan, a baby bump changes the ... Read more →

New breast cancer trial opened

Monday 27th June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A cancer trial to test a new treatment for patients with advanced breast cancer, which is not responding to currently available tr... Read more →

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