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Parents urged to know signs of type 1 diabetes

Friday 26th February 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Parents and healthcare professionals are being urged to make themselves aware of the signs and symptoms of type 1 diabetes in chil... Read more →

Daffodil Day 2016 is fast approaching

Friday 26th February 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Some 40,000 people will be diagnosed with cancer this year and demand for cancer services is increasing, the Irish Cancer Society ... Read more →

Young people urged to talk about drugs

Friday 26th February 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Young people are being urged to take part in a national awards initiative, which is aimed at raising awareness of alcohol and drug... Read more →

Being born in winter affects how lungs age

Wednesday 24th February 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Having a mother who smoked while pregnant and being born in the winter may affect how your lungs age. A researcher in Norway has ... Read more →

Big jump in homeless families in Dublin

Wednesday 24th February 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

There are now almost 800 families in emergency accommodation in Dublin - an increase of 114% when compared with January 2015, new ... Read more →

Weight, height linked to lymphoma risk

Wednesday 24th February 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Teenagers who are overweight and taller than average may have an increased risk of developing non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) - a typ... Read more →

Ireland has high rate of oesophageal cancer

Monday 22nd February 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Ireland continues to have one of the highest rates of oesophageal cancer in Europe, the Oesophageal Cancer Fund (OCF) has warned. ... Read more →

Is height, weight linked to rise in non-Hodgkin's lymphoma?

Monday 22nd February 2016 - Tim Newman - Medical News Today

For unknown reasons, cases of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma are growing in number. A new study adds weight to the evidence that height an... Read more →

Consensus on genomic classification of bladder cancer makes progress

Monday 22nd February 2016 - Catharine Paddock - Medical News Today

The genomic revolution that followed the unraveling of the human genome has led to a push to classify cancer according to genetic ... Read more →

Empowering people with Down syndrome to vote

Friday 19th February 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish News

Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) has officially launched an innovative education programme, aimed at empowering people with Down syndro... Read more →

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