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Hostile attitude linked to poor memory

Monday 7th March 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Young adults who do not cope well with stress or who have have a hostile attitude may have an increased risk of experiencing think... Read more →

Life expectancy has jumped in last 100 years

Monday 7th March 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People born in Ireland in 1911 could only expect to live until their early 50s, a new report from the Central Statistics Office (C... Read more →

Exercise helps people cope after heart attack

Monday 7th March 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People who exercise regularly have a better chance of survival if they suffer a heart attack. However, a new study has found that ... Read more →

Video games increasingly popular among kids

Friday 4th March 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Traditional chasing and running games, like hide and seek and tip the can, appear to be a lot less popular among Irish children th... Read more →

Management of meds can be complex

Friday 4th March 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Pharmacists are urging older people to ask them for help when it comes to the medications they are taking. According to the Irish... Read more →

Emotional impact of cancer can last years

Friday 4th March 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The emotional impact of a cancer diagnosis can affect patients and their families for years, a new report by the Irish Cancer Soci... Read more →

NI team in world-first cancer trial

Wednesday 2nd March 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Scientists in Belfast are leading the world's first trial of a new combination of cancer therapies, which may prolong the lives of... Read more →

Kids bombarded with alcohol messages in sport

Wednesday 2nd March 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Children and teenagers are being bombarded with messages about alcohol at sport events and this may encourage early drinking, the ... Read more →

Small reduction in patients on trolleys

Wednesday 2nd March 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

More than 8,800 patients were left waiting on trolleys in hospitals nationwide last month, although this marked a small reduction ... Read more →

Kids not active enough in winter

Monday 29th February 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Children are not active enough during the winter and need to be given more opportunities to exercise during this time, new researc... Read more →

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