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Multiple sclerosis linked to lower levels of vitamin D

Thursday 27th August 2015 - Jonathan Vernon - Medical News Today

Multiple sclerosis is strongly associated with genetically lower levels of vitamin D, according to a new study by researchers from... Read more →

A bottle of water before mealtimes could aid weight loss

Thursday 27th August 2015 - Honor Whiteman - Medical News Today

Published in the journal Obesity, the study found drinking 500 ml of water half an hour before eating breakfast, lunch and dinner ... Read more →

How to take care of your teeth and gums

Thursday 27th August 2015 - Kathleen Davis FNP - Medical News Today

Taking good care of your teeth and gums is an important part of maintaining overall good health. Poor oral health is significantly... Read more →

Surgery can radically reduce obesity’s effects, study finds

Wednesday 26th August 2015 - Muiris Houston - Irish Times

Thousands of Irish patients could have their life expectancy significantly increased and chronic diseases reversed following obesi... Read more →

Women urged to look out for signs of heart disease and stroke

Wednesday 26th August 2015 - Rachel Flaherty - Irish Times

The Irish Heart Foundation launched the 'Red Alert' campaign which runs for September. The campaign aims to highlight that cardiov... Read more →

Heart disease is not just a man's problem

Tuesday 25th August 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Heart disease and stroke are the biggest killers of women in Ireland, yet almost 90% of women are unaware of this, the Irish Heart... Read more →

Why insomnia hits middle-age and what we can do to prevent it

Tuesday 25th August 2015 - India Sturgis - Irish Independent

Professor Derk-Jan Dijk, director of the University of Surrey's sleep research centre, says reaching middle age creates a perfect ... Read more →

A common immunodeficiency

Tuesday 25th August 2015 - Nina Byrnes - Irish Independent

Deficiencies in the immune system may be characterised by low antibody levels, defects in the antibodies or defects in the other c... Read more →

Psoriasis drug may aid diabetes treatment

Monday 24th August 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Scientists have discovered that a drug that is currently used to treat the skin condition, psoriasis, could benefit people with ty... Read more →

Link between ADHD and brain injury

Monday 24th August 2015 - James McIntosh - MNT

The study, published in the Journal of Psychiatric Research, utilized data obtained from a telephone survey of the adult resi... Read more →

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