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Many eating too many 'free sugars'

Monday 16th November 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

While it is well established that certain food and drinks, such as fizzy drinks, are high in sugar, Diabetes Ireland has expressed... Read more →

Indian takeaways loaded with fat and salt

Monday 16th November 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

What are you having for dinner tonight? Beware - if you order an Indian takeaway, you may end up eating enough food for two people... Read more →

Seven simple steps reduce disease risks

Friday 13th November 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Following seven simple lifestyle steps can reduce a person's risk of developing a range of serious conditions, including heart dis... Read more →

Food allergies may not affect siblings

Friday 6th November 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Good news for parents. Just because one of your children has a food allergy does not automatically mean your other children will a... Read more →

Kids with dogs have lower asthma risk

Friday 6th November 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Children who grow up around dogs may have a reduced risk of developing asthma. Children who grow up around dogs may have a reduce... Read more →

Pregnant women advised not to sit too much

Friday 6th November 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Pregnant women with symptoms of depression are more likely to sit for long periods during their second trimester, increasing their... Read more →

Short-sightedness on the rise in children

Monday 2nd November 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The number of children becoming shorted-sighted is on the rise, however this risk can be reduced if young people stop looking at v... Read more →

New website on palliative care

Monday 2nd November 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A new website, which aims to provide information about palliative care throughout Ireland, has been launched. The site has been l... Read more →

Awareness of pneumo bug remains low

Monday 2nd November 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Some 400,000 people over the age of 65 are at risk of contracting the potentially fatal bug, pneumococcal disease, yet almost two ... Read more →

15 facts about obesity

Tuesday 27th October 2015 - Ailin Quinlan - Irish Independent

As Ireland looks set to be the fattest nation in Europe, we are all looking for ways to fight the flab. But where do we start? We ... Read more →

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