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AF a bigger heart risk factor in women

Monday 25th January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Having an irregular heartbeat is known to increase the risk of stroke and heart disease. However, a new study has found that this ... Read more →

Cereal killers: sugar levels to drop for many popular brands

Monday 25th January 2016 - Conor Pope - The Irish Times

The amount of sugar in many popular brands found on Irish supermarket shelves is set to tumble over the coming months. Kellogg&rs... Read more →

Major depression linked to disruption of brain's emotional networks

Monday 25th January 2016 - Honor Whiteman - Medical News Today

Different regions of our brain need to work simultaneously in order for us to process emotion. But according to new research, such... Read more →

Maynooth scientists in diabetes breakthrough

Friday 22nd January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Irish researchers have discovered a series of new compounds which mimic the beneficial effects of exercise in people with type 2 d... Read more →

Public again urged to avoid psychedelic drugs

Friday 22nd January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The HSE has again urged members of the public, particularly young people, to avoid taking psychedelic drugs. Earlier in the week,... Read more →

Beaumont is 3rd hospital to postpone procedures

Friday 22nd January 2016 - Beaumont is 3rd hospital to postpone procedures - Deborah Condon

Beaumont Hospital in Dublin has become the third hospital in two days to postpone all non-urgent elective procedures, due to overc... Read more →

New app to help people lose weight

Thursday 21st January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A new app, which aims to help people lose weight in a healthy way, has been launched by Safefood. The 'weight-mate' app helps peo... Read more →

Many unaware of lung cancer dangers

Thursday 21st January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Many Irish people appear to have a lack of awareness about the dangers of lung cancer, new research suggests. According to a surv... Read more →

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 →

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