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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 →

€3B investment plan for health announced

Wednesday 30th September 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Opposition describe it as a 'wish list' The Minister for Health has announced a €3 billion investment package for the health... Read more →

Conference on advocacy for older people

Wednesday 30th September 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Topics will include elder abuse. A major conference aimed at helping different professionals advocate for improved services and r... Read more →

Some wraps contain almost 1,000 calories

Tuesday 29th September 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

While many people think that wraps may be a healthier lunch option, a new report has revealed that some contain more calories than... Read more →

Fidgeting may be good for you

Tuesday 29th September 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

An increasing number of studies suggest that sitting for prolonged periods is bad for our health. However, a new study suggests th... Read more →

Participants needed for autism costs study

Tuesday 29th September 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Families affected by autism are being invited to take part in a new study, which aims to determine the true costs of raising a chi... Read more →

Our GP gives advice on how to recover after childbirth and what to do when your sense of smell goes

Monday 28th September 2015 - Nina Byrnes - Irish Independent

Our GP gives advice on how to recover after childbirth and what to do when your sense of smell goes. Question: I am due my first ... Read more →

The truth about superfoods

Monday 28th September 2015 - Health & Living - Irish Independent

Certain foods have been assigned 'super' status and attributed mighty powers said to benefit our health dramatically. Dietitian Je... Read more →

Bedtime tablets reduce diabetes risk

Monday 28th September 2015 - Health & Living - Irish Independent

Taking blood pressure medications at bedtime, rather than in the morning, halves the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according... Read more →

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