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 →

The trick to triumphing over your sweet tooth

Tuesday 27th October 2015 - Eilish O'Regan - Irish Independent

Most of us admit to having sweet tooth - but there are ways of distracting ourselves from over-indulging. Remember you are more l... Read more →

Study urges moderation in red meat intake

Tuesday 27th October 2015 - Patrick J. Skerrett - Harward Health Publications

A study linking red meat and mortality lit up the media in more ways than one. Hundreds of media outletscarried reports about... Read more →

Herbal antidepressant St John's Wort returns

Thursday 22nd October 2015 - Patricia Casey - Irish Independent

In 2000, there was a big fuss when St John's Wort, the popular herbal remedy for depression, was removed from over-the-counter sal... Read more →

Fermented drinks to fortify your defences

Thursday 22nd October 2015 - Valerie O'Connor - Irish Independent

These delicious fermented beverages will help to repopulate your gut with healthy bacteria. Kombucha is a fermented tea drink tha... Read more →

Could this new 'exercise pill' replace working out?

Thursday 22nd October 2015 - Sasha Brady - Irish Independent

Scientists are developing an "exercise pill" intended to have the same physical benefits as a real workout session - without worki... Read more →

Top tips top protect yourself from flu this autumn

Tuesday 20th October 2015 - Meadhbh McGrath - Irish Independent

Autumn has only really just begun in ernest but germs will already be spreading. If you haven’t caught a cold already you&r... Read more →

Outbreak of moles on right arm indicates a high risk of cancer

Tuesday 20th October 2015 - Victoria Ward - Irish Independent

Having more than 11 moles on their right arm could mean a person has a higher risk of skin cancer, according to research. Experts... Read more →

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