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Skin Conditions During Pregnancy: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Friday 29th January 2016 - Lori Smith BSN MSN CRNP - Medical News Today

During pregnancy, a woman's body goes through a host of physical changes and the skin is not immune from these effects. Commonly,... Read more →

First National Maternity Strategy launched

Thursday 28th January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish News

The country's first National Maternity Strategy has been launched, which aims to improve the quality and safety of mothers and the... Read more →

Irish consumers eating less fat, sugar, salt, report finds

Thursday 28th January 2016 - Paul Cullen - The Irish Times

Irish consumers are eating less salt, sugar and fat in their diet thanks to the reformulation of the products they consume, the fo... Read more →

Food companies are told: cut hidden sugar by 10pc before 2020

Thursday 28th January 2016 - Eilish O'Regan - Independent

Food companies will be told today to cut the amount of hidden 'added sugars' in popular products by 10pc in the next four years.... Read more →

Muscular dystrophy services need improvement

Wednesday 27th January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People with the muscle-wasting condition, muscular dystrophy, need better health and social care services, including more accessib... Read more →

Major investment in public nursing homes

Wednesday 27th January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Thirty-three public nursing homes are set to be replaced, while 57 will be refurbished or extended as part of a major investment i... Read more →

Depression Screening Recommended For All Pregnant Women, New Mothers

Wednesday 27th January 2016 - Joanne Silberner - NPR

Pregnant women and new mothers need more attention when it comes to screening for depression, according to recommendations issued ... Read more →

Fertility experts in IVF breakthrough

Tuesday 26th January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Fertility experts have made a discovery that could help doctors to better understand why IVF fails repeatedly in some women. With... Read more →

Participants needed for study on falls

Tuesday 26th January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Older people living in Galway are being invited to take part in a study on the efficacy of Pilates in the prevention of falls. So... Read more →

Women urged to avail of free smear tests

Tuesday 26th January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Women aged between 25 and 60 are being urged to avail of free smear tests provided by CervicalCheck, the National Cervical Screeni... Read more →

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