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Stress a major issue for Europe's workers

Monday 19th October 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Up to 60% of all lost working days can be attributed to work-related stress and psychosocial risks, a new study suggests. Up to 6... Read more →

New laws on life-saving medicines introduced

Monday 19th October 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Trained members of public can administer them. New laws have been signed by the Minister for Health which will allow trained memb... Read more →

High BP risk can be identified in childhood

Monday 12th October 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People at risk of having high blood pressure in their late 30s can be identified as early as childhood, a new study suggests. Hig... Read more →

Twin surgery shows world-class outcomes

Monday 12th October 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A study that assessed the first 100 cases involving cutting-edge surgery used on unborn twins in Ireland has found that outcomes a... Read more →

Most Irish adults not exercising enough

Monday 12th October 2015 - Deborah Condon - irish health

Just one-third of Irish people get enough exercise and only one-quarter eat enough fruit and vegetables, a major new survey has fo... Read more →

Studies show drug slows progress of MS

Monday 12th October 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Extensive studies of a drug have found that it can have a major impact on the progression of some types of multiple sclerosis (MS)... Read more →

Most Irish adults not exercising enough

Thursday 8th October 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Healthtest

Just one-third of Irish people get enough exercise and only one-quarter eat enough fruit and vegetables, a major new survey has fo... Read more →

Cancer treatment possible during pregnancy

Thursday 8th October 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Women who are diagnosed with cancer while they are pregnant can start treatment for the disease immediately and do not need to wor... Read more →

HSE highlights importance of flu vaccine

Thursday 8th October 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The Minister for Health and the HSE are reminding people in at-risk groups to get themselves vaccinated against the flu. The HSE ... Read more →

Asthma risk is higher if your grandmother smoked

Wednesday 30th September 2015 - John von Radowitz - Irish Independent

Children whose grandmothers smoked have a heightened risk of asthma even if their mothers avoided the habit, a study has shown. E... Read more →

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