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At-risk groups urged to get flu vaccine

Tuesday 22nd September 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People at risk of contracting the flu are being urged to get themselves vaccinated in the coming weeks. According to a new awaren... Read more →

Smoking doubles risk of dementia

Tuesday 22nd September 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Smokers have a significantly higher risk of developing dementia than non-smokers, however many people are unaware of this link, tw... Read more →

Irish team in Alzheimer's breakthrough

Monday 21st September 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Irish scientists have made a major breakthrough in relation to the most common form of dementia worldwide, Alzheimer's disease. A... Read more →

IVF success less likely from age 43

Monday 21st September 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Women in their 40s who undergo fertility treatment in order to get pregnant are less likely to be successful if they are aged 43 o... Read more →

Smoking ups risk of type 2 diabetes

Monday 21st September 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Smokers and those exposed to secondhand (passive) smoke have a much higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a new study has fou... Read more →

A healthy weight may delay Alzheimer's onset

Friday 18th September 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Maintaining a healthy weight during middle age may delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease, a new study has found. While obesity i... Read more →

Dental costs: How not to drill a hole in your pocket while getting your teeth fixed

Friday 18th September 2015 - Sinead Ryan - Irish Independent

Dental costs: How not to drill a hole in your pocket while getting your teeth fixed Every little girl dreams of getting crowned o... Read more →

Karl Henry: How to choose a fitness class that's right for you

Friday 18th September 2015 - Karl Henry - Irish Independent

Karl Henry tells you how to pick the right class in order to achieve your fitness goals. Exercise and the exercise industry are b... Read more →

Bigger portions make us eat more

Thursday 17th September 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A new study has confirmed what has long been suspected - if you are served bigger portions of food, you will consistently consume ... Read more →

'Chairs are slowly killing us'

Thursday 17th September 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People who spend long periods of time sitting, and who do not exercise much, are at an increased risk of developing liver disease,... Read more →

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