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Eye screening in 5th/6th class ending

Monday 9th May 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Optometrists have expressed their disappointment at a decision by the HSE to end routine eye screening of children in fifth and si... Read more →

Coeliac disease - high rate of misdiagnosis

Monday 9th May 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Some 46,000 people are estimated to have coeliac disease in Ireland, however there is a high rate of misdiagnosis among those affe... Read more →

Depression makes COPD symptoms worse

Friday 6th May 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Depression appears to worsen the symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a new study. COPD is an u... Read more →

Irish women need to consume more folic acid

Friday 6th May 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Women of childbearing age in Ireland need to consume higher levels of folic acid in order to reduce the incidence of severe birth ... Read more →

Participants needed for tinnitus study

Friday 6th May 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish HEalth

One of the world's largest ever clinical trials into tinnitus is to take place in Dublin and people suffering with the condition a... Read more →

Kids with asthma miss 10 days of school a year

Wednesday 4th May 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Over 185,000 Irish children aged between one and 14 have asthma and each misses an estimated 10 days of school every year as a res... Read more →

450 kids with arthritis on waiting list

Wednesday 4th May 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Almost 450 children with the painful joint disease, arthritis, are currently waiting to be seen by specialist doctors, Arthritis I... Read more →

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 →

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