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Major pressure on Cork University Hospital

Thursday 21st January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Some 1,735 patients attended the Emergency Department (ED) in Cork University Hospital (CUH) between January 11 and 19, with almos... Read more →

Little improvement in brain cancer survival rates

Wednesday 20th January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Around 290 people in Ireland are diagnosed with cancer of the brain every year and there has been little improvement in survival r... Read more →

Even the health-conscious eat too much 'hidden' sugar

Wednesday 20th January 2016 - Eilish O'Regan - Independent

An apparently healthy diet can conceal three times the amount of sugar a person should ideally consume each day - because so much ... Read more →

Ebola: $5m vaccine deal announced

Wednesday 20th January 2016 - James Gallagher - BBC

The Vaccine Alliance, Gavi, has signed a $5m (£3.5m) deal for an Ebola vaccine, to protect against future outbreaks of the d... Read more →

Walking benefits wellbeing in over-50s

Tuesday 19th January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People over the age of 50 who walk for at least 150 minutes per week have better mental health, new Irish research has shown. Acc... Read more →

Health service to begin electronic patient referrals

Tuesday 19th January 2016 - Paul Cullen - The Irish Times

The electronic referral of patient appointments by family doctors is to become standard within months as part of a rollout of &ldq... Read more →

Free GP care for under-sixes adds to A&E delays

Tuesday 19th January 2016 - Paul Cullen - The Irish Times

The number of children under six being referred to hospitals has jumped sharply since the Government brought in free GP care for t... Read more →

Most pharmacies have experienced crime

Monday 18th January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Around three in four pharmacies in Ireland have experienced some type of crime, with almost one in five of these crimes described ... Read more →

It is not too late to get flu vaccine

Monday 18th January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar, is urging all health workers and other people at risk to get the flu vaccine. According to... Read more →

Many teens unprepared for first period

Monday 18th January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Many Irish teenagers feel unprepared or confused about their first period, a new survey has found. Over 750 females took part and... Read more →

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