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Chronic bullying ups teen suicide risk

Monday 1st February 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Young people who have been bullied on an ongoing basis for at least two school years are significantly more likely to think about ... Read more →

Suicide risk among bereaved loved ones

Friday 29th January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People who have lost a loved one to suicide are at an increased risk of dying by suicide themselves, a new study suggests. Accord... Read more →

Children's food allergies related to immunosuppression

Friday 29th January 2016 - Yvette Brazier - Medical News Today

Scientists have found new evidence to explain how food tolerance emerges over time in normal individuals, according to research pu... Read more →

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 →

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