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Untreated high BP ups risk of brain bleed

Friday 19th February 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People with high blood pressure that is left untreated may have an increased risk of developing a bleed on the brain, a new study ... Read more →

Sleep and exercise key to reducing stroke risk

Friday 19th February 2016 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/article.html?id=25224

Exercising regularly and getting the right amount of sleep each night significantly reduces a person's risk of stroke, a new study... Read more →

Irish team in tuberculosis breakthrough

Wednesday 17th February 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Irish scientists have made a breakthrough in relation to how the body's immune system responds to tuberculosis(TB), which could op... Read more →

Asthma linked to longer time to get pregnant

Wednesday 17th February 2016 - Asthma linked to longer time to get pregnant - Irish Health

Women with asthma may take longer to become pregnant, a new study suggests. Previous research has indicated a link between the lu... Read more →

Overactive thyroid linked to breast cancer risk

Wednesday 17th February 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Women with an overactive thyroid may have an increased risk of developing breast cancer, a new study has found. The thyroid is a ... Read more →

'High risks' found during Holles St inspection

Monday 15th February 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

An unannounced inspection of the National Maternity Hospital last October revealed so many high risk findings, that a re-inspectio... Read more →

Most unaware of 'hidden disabilities'

Monday 15th February 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Many people do not know what a hidden disability is despite the fact that hundreds of thousands of people in Ireland are affected,... Read more →

Cancer drug may protect against Alzheimer's disease, study shows

Monday 15th February 2016 - Catharine Paddock PhD - Medical News Today

Ahallmark of Alzheimer's disease is the formation of faulty protein clumps that clog up the brain and kill brain cells. Now, after... Read more →

Eating disorder awareness event for Dublin

Friday 12th February 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Open to those affected, healthcare professionals An open evening for young people and families who are affected by eating disorde... Read more →

New test may improve heart treatment

Friday 12th February 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Irish scientists are working on a new test, which may improve the treatment of people at risk of suffering a heart attack. The te... Read more →

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