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Small amount of exercise benefits over-60s

Thursday 6th August 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People over the age of 60 who undertake even a very small amount of moderate to vigorous physical activity each week, reduce their... Read more →

The psychological effects of hepatitis C: 'It was a dirty and uneasy feeling and it began to haunt me'

Wednesday 5th August 2015 - Irish Independent - Irish Independent

It was in the early noughties when I first got my bloods tested. I wasn't even thinking about hepatitis C at that time, that wasn'... Read more →

Couch to Camino: 7lbs down on Atkins as Andrea Smith continues her journey to the Camino

Wednesday 5th August 2015 - Irish Independent - Irish Independent

After losing 7lbs last week on the Atkins diet, I decided to keep it going for another week, while I was on a roll, like. Mind you... Read more →

Are you in the Bank Holiday horrors? Scientists make breakthrough in battling hangovers

Tuesday 4th August 2015 - Irish Independent - Irish Independent

Australian scientists believe they have made a significant breakthrough when it comes to hangovers which might just save you the p... Read more →

Brain training app could help people with schizophrenia

Tuesday 4th August 2015 - Irish Independent - Irish Independent

A "brain training" iPad game developed in Britain may improve the memory of patients with schizophrenia, helping them in their dai... Read more →

15 ways to stave off dementia

Tuesday 4th August 2015 - Irish Independent - Irish Independent

Evidence suggests that if key risk factors for dementia - such as poor nutrition, lack of exercise and unhealthy lifestyles - were... Read more →

Giving stroke patients paracetamol 'could save 25,000 lives'

Friday 31st July 2015 - Irish Independent - Irish Independent

Treating stroke patients with antibiotics and the commonly-used painkiller paracetamol could save up to 25,000 lives across Europe... Read more →

Five genetically-different types of prostate cancer identified

Friday 31st July 2015 - Irish Independent - Irish Independent

Five different recipes of prostate cancer have been identified, with major implications for the way the disease is treated. The... Read more →

Why eating for two during pregnancy may cause weight problem

Friday 31st July 2015 - Irish Independent - Irish Independent

Eating for two during pregnancy may lead to a weight problem because of changes to the digestive system, new research suggests. ... Read more →

Laya Healthcare announces price hikes

Thursday 30th July 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Over half of Laya Healthcare policies are set to increase by an average of 4% from September, the health insurer has announced. E... Read more →

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