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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 →

Majority support tax on sugary drinks

Wednesday 23rd September 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Almost 60% of Irish people would support the introduction of a tax on sugar-sweetened drinks in order to help reduce the rate of c... Read more →

Kids urged to read for MS

Wednesday 23rd September 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Children around the country are being urged to get reading in an attempt to raise much needed funds for people living with multipl... Read more →

Walking 25 minutes a day can add seven years to your life research reveals

Wednesday 23rd September 2015 - Jennifer Cockerell - Irish Independent

Just 25 minutes of brisk walking a day can add up to seven years to your life, health experts have said. New research shows regul... Read more →

New app for people with rheumatoid arthritis

Tuesday 22nd September 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A new app has been launched to help Irish people suffering with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). RA is a chronic and often painful cond... Read more →

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 →

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