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Over 50s have poor knowledge of shingles

Tuesday 12th January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish News

People over the age of 50 have a poor knowledge of shingles, despite the fact that many are at risk of developing the condition, a... Read more →

Most do not know when fertility declines

Tuesday 12th January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Almost eight in 10 adults do not know the age at which fertility begins to decline, a new survey has found. According to the find... Read more →

New mental health service for Limerick

Monday 11th January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A new mental health service aimed at young people is to open in Limerick later this year, it has been announced. Jigsaw is a netw... Read more →

Exercise DVDs 'psychologically harmful'

Monday 11th January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

With losing weight and getting fit common resolutions at this time of the year, many people may be turning to exercise DVDs for he... Read more →

Long waiting times for chronic pain patients

Monday 11th January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Chronic pain affects around 13% of the Irish population, however those affected have to wait an average of two years before seeing... Read more →

Early weight loss may cut diabetes risk

Friday 8th January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Obesity is the biggest risk factor for type 2 diabetes, however young people who are obese can reduce their risk of developing dia... Read more →

Public urged to have eye tests

Friday 8th January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People are being urged to have their eyes tested as part of their New Year resolutions. A recent survey of over 1,000 adults in I... Read more →

Lifestyle key to preventing type 2 diabetes

Friday 8th January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

More than 60% of cases of type 2 diabetes could be prevented or delayed if people adopted a healthier lifestyle, Diabetes Ireland ... Read more →

Do not be tempted by counterfeit cosmetics

Tuesday 15th December 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Irish consumers are being urged not to purchase counterfeit cosmetics, after some were found to contain dangerous substances, incl... Read more →

Many festive treats loaded with sugar

Tuesday 15th December 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Irish families are being encouraged to reduce their intake of sugar this Christmas. According to Diabetes Ireland, the average mi... Read more →

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