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Cyclathon aims to raise money for homelessness

Wednesday 4th May 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Over 200 people will be getting on bicycles this weekend to raise money for a unique health service provided to homeless people in... Read more →

Planning permission granted for kids' hospital

Friday 29th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Planning permission for the new national children's hospital has been granted. An Bord Pleanála has ruled that the new hos... Read more →

New project to look at concussion in sport

Friday 29th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

An international research project, which aims to examine the long-term effects of concussion in sport, has been launched in Dublin... Read more →

E-cigarettes safer than tobacco smoking - report

Friday 29th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Smokers should be encouraged to use e-cigarettes because they are much safer than tobacco smoking, British doctors have insisted. ... Read more →

Public patients left waiting for cancer tests

Wednesday 27th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Public patients can be left waiting up to 20 times longer than private patients for vital cancer tests, a new report has shown. A... Read more →

Hay fever sufferers face tough summer ahead

Wednesday 27th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Hay fever sufferers are being warned that pollen production is expected to be extremely high this summer. Hay fever is an allergi... Read more →

Even a few extra kilos increases heart risk

Wednesday 27th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

While it is already well established that obesity increases the risk of heart failure, a new study has found that even a few extra... Read more →

Many find it difficult to describe pain

Monday 25th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Chronic pain can have a major impact on quality of life, but many sufferers find it difficult to describe what they are going thro... Read more →

Call for abolition of prescription levy

Monday 25th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Pharmacists have called for the abolition of the prescription levy, insisting that many patients simply cannot afford the fee. In... Read more →

New outpatient gynaecological service opened

Monday 25th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

One of the country's busiest maternity hospitals has opened a new outpatient gynaecology service, which will help to tackle waitin... Read more →

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