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MND patients feel obligation towards carers

Friday 12th February 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

They often experience 'carer burden' While people with motor neurone disease (MND) are very grateful for the support of their fam... Read more →

Zika virus: 'Strongest evidence yet' of effect on babies

Thursday 11th February 2016 - Unknown - BBC News

One of the US's most senior public health officials has revealed the "strongest evidence to date" of the effect on babies of the Z... Read more →

One eighth of patients suffer harm in hospital, says report

Thursday 11th February 2016 - Eilish O'Regan - Independent

One in eight patients admitted to hospitals in Ireland over the course of a year suffers an unintended injury, with some dying, ne... Read more →

Could 'barring exit from blood vessels' stop breast cancer spread?

Thursday 11th February 2016 - Catharine Paddock - Medical News Today

Researchers have discovered a protein that controls whether migrating breast cancer cells are allowed to push their way through th... Read more →

Most smokers ignore lung health

Wednesday 10th February 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The vast majority of smokers have never spoken to their doctor or pharmacist about lung health, a new survey has found. According... Read more →

Fianna Fáil pledges extra 4,000 nurses and 500 consultants

Wednesday 10th February 2016 - Paul Cullen - The Irish Times

Party says it will ‘review’ free GP care for under-6s and halt extension to under-12s Fianna Fáil has promised... Read more →

Kildare disability centre closed after HIQA report

Wednesday 10th February 2016 - Unknown - RTE

St John of God Services have closed a residential centre for people with disabilities and have moved residents from two others fol... Read more →

Consultants call for more hospital beds

Tuesday 9th February 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

More beds are urgently needed in public hospitals if the problem of overcrowding is to addressed, hospital consultants have said. ... Read more →

Wicklow could lead way with 'no-fry zone'

Tuesday 9th February 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Wicklow could lead the way for other counties in Ireland by creating a ‘no-fry zone' close to schools in order to protect ch... Read more →

Grandparent carers let down by social services

Monday 8th February 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Grandparents who have taken over the full-time care of their grandchildren because the children's parents are using drugs, feel th... Read more →

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