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Irish team finds new feature of brain condition

Monday 13th June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Irish scientists have discovered a new feature of a degenerative brain condition, which may have an impact on how it is diagnosed ... Read more →

Cancer survival rates improving in men

Monday 13th June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Survival rates among men with cancer are continuing to improve in Ireland, the Irish Cancer Society (ICS) has said. Latest figure... Read more →

Endometriosis remains relatively unknown

Monday 13th June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Up to 10% of women in Ireland suffer with endometriosis, which can lead to debilitating pain and problems with fertility. Yet the ... Read more →

60,000 illegal meds seized

Friday 10th June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Over 60,000 units of illegal prescription medicines have been seized in Ireland as part of a major global operation. As part of O... Read more →

Much higher risk of cancer in deprived areas

Friday 10th June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Women living in the most deprived areas in Ireland have a 120% increased risk of developing cervical cancer, while men and women i... Read more →

Additional funding for health announced

Friday 10th June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The Government has announced that an additional €500 million is to be spent on the health service this year. Welcoming the r... Read more →

No increased stroke risk for football fans

Wednesday 8th June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

With Euro 2016 just days away, football fans will be relieved to discover that the excitement of watching their country play does ... Read more →

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 →

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