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First confirmed cases of Zika virus in Ireland

Wednesday 3rd February 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Two cases of the Zika virus have been confirmed in Ireland. According to the HSE, a man and a woman, who are unknown to each othe... Read more →

Head cancer has big impact on carers' finances

Wednesday 3rd February 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Caring for a person with cancer of the head or neck can have a major impact on finances, a new study by the National Cancer Regist... Read more →

Death rates from leukaemia falling

Tuesday 2nd February 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A major study of cancer has shown that death rates from leukaemia are falling in Europe among people of all ages. The study by It... Read more →

Fertility treatment to be publicly funded

Tuesday 2nd February 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Couples who wish to undergo fertility treatment are to be publicly funded by the State, the Minister for Health has announced. As... Read more →

Cervical cancer screening method to be assessed

Tuesday 2nd February 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) is to carry out an assessment to establish the most effective screening method... Read more →

Many foods have cut salt and fat content

Monday 1st February 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Some of Ireland's most popular food and drink products have had their fat, salt and calories significantly reduced in recent years... Read more →

Console opens Midlands Counselling Centre

Monday 1st February 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The national suicide prevention charity, Console, has opened a new counselling centre in the Midlands, with specialist rooms for c... Read more →

Chronic bullying ups teen suicide risk

Monday 1st February 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Young people who have been bullied on an ongoing basis for at least two school years are significantly more likely to think about ... Read more →

Suicide risk among bereaved loved ones

Friday 29th January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People who have lost a loved one to suicide are at an increased risk of dying by suicide themselves, a new study suggests. Accord... Read more →

Children's food allergies related to immunosuppression

Friday 29th January 2016 - Yvette Brazier - Medical News Today

Scientists have found new evidence to explain how food tolerance emerges over time in normal individuals, according to research pu... Read more →

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