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Exercise reduces COPD death risk

Friday 18th March 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People with COPD can reduce their risk of dying if they undertake even moderate exercise, a new study has found. COPD (chronic ob... Read more →

Young adults with diabetes very vulnerable

Friday 18th March 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Young adults with type 1 diabetes are ‘a hugely vulnerable group of patients', a leading doctor has claimed. According to D... Read more →

Food intolerance often confused with allergies

Wednesday 16th March 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Food allergies can have a big impact on quality of life, however many Irish people incorrectly think they have an allergy, when th... Read more →

Irish teens report lack of family support

Wednesday 16th March 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Fewer Irish teenagers are taking up smoking at a young age, however many are not satisfied with their lives and feel that they do ... Read more →

'Difficult' patients face misdiagnosis risk

Wednesday 16th March 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Patients may be more likely to be misdiagnosed if they are considered ‘difficult' by their doctor, a new study indicates. I... Read more →

Chinese exercises may benefit heart health

Monday 14th March 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Chinese exercises, such as Tai Chi, may help improve the health and quality of life of people with heart disease and high blood pr... Read more →

Some energy drinks have 16 teaspoons of sugar

Monday 14th March 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The number of different energy drinks on sale in Ireland has jumped in recent years and some of these products contain over 16 tea... Read more →

Physical activity cuts Alzheimer risk in half

Monday 14th March 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People who are physically active may have a significantly reduced risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, a new study has shown. ... Read more →

PTSD common after breast cancer diagnosis

Wednesday 9th March 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Most women who are diagnosed with breast cancer go on to develop symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a new study ha... Read more →

PMS can have big impact on everyday life

Wednesday 9th March 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Almost half of Irish women are prevented from participating in their usual weekly exercise routine because of premenstrual syndrom... Read more →

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