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Women more affected by night shifts

Wednesday 20th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Research already suggests that working night shifts may increase your risk of certain health problems, such as sleep disorders, he... Read more →

Domestic violence 'not on homeless agenda'

Wednesday 20th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Ireland's homeless figures are totally underestimated because they do not include thousands of women and children who are staying ... Read more →

Health service 'not working' - former HSE CEO

Wednesday 20th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The former head of the HSE has said that the current health system ‘is just not working'. However, according to Prof Brenda... Read more →

Type 2 diabetes linked to liver disease risk

Monday 18th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People with type 2 diabetes face an increased risk of developing serious liver disease, a study has found. Liver disease is often... Read more →

Psoriasis may increase aneurysm risk

Monday 18th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People with the skin condition, psoriasis, may have an increased risk of developing an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) - a potenti... Read more →

Colonoscopy wait times at all-time high

Monday 18th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The number of public patients waiting over three months for a colonoscopy - a procedure that is often used to detect bowel cancer ... Read more →

New app to help hay fever sufferers

Friday 15th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A new app, which will allow hay fever sufferers to determine the nature and severity of their condition before advising them on be... Read more →

CF centre's success highlighted

Friday 15th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Healh

The opening of a dedicated centre for adults with cystic fibrosis (CF) in a Dublin hospital in 2012 has ensured that patients rece... Read more →

Over 400 inspections of nursing homes in 2015

Friday 15th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Over 400 inspections of nursing homes were carried out in 2015, half of which were unannounced, a new report has shown. The Healt... Read more →

Big jump in calls to Samaritans since 2014

Wednesday 13th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The helpline run by Samaritans Ireland has answered around 1.2 million calls since its number became free of charge two years ago.... Read more →

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