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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 →

Alzheimer's could be caused by viruses like herpes

Wednesday 9th March 2016 - Sarah Knapton - Independent

Alzheimer's disease could be caused by viruses like herpes, a group of renowned dementia experts have warned, as they call for u... Read more →

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 →

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