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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 →

Major investment in ambulance service announced

Monday 8th February 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Fifty new ambulances are to be purchased this year as part of a major investment in the National Ambulance Service. Some €18... Read more →

Longer breastfeeding linked to bed sharing

Monday 8th February 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Women who breastfeed are more likely to do it for longer if they share a bed with their babies, a new study has found. UK researc... Read more →

Irish team in IBD breakthrough

Friday 5th February 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Hundreds of children in Ireland are affected by inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), however Irish scientists have made a breakthroug... Read more →

'Stop using BMI as measure of health,' say researchers

Friday 5th February 2016 - Catharine Paddock - Medical News Today

A new study shows that 54 million Americans whose BMI classes them as overweight and obese are in perfect health according to card... Read more →

Lifespan in mice increased by clearing out senescent cells

Friday 5th February 2016 - Lifespan in mice increased by clearing out senescent cells - Medical News Today

Using mice, researchers have shown that clearing out senescent cells - cells whose ability to divide is permanently switched off a... Read more →

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