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Weekend screen time bad for teen bones

Thursday 11th June 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Teenage boys who spend a lot of time at the weekend looking at various screens have poorer bone health, a new study has found. Th... Read more →

Nuts, peanuts reduce risk of death

Thursday 11th June 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People who regularly consume nuts and peanuts may have a reduced risk of dying from a number of different diseases, including canc... Read more →

Busy year for eating disorder helpline

Tuesday 9th June 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Almost one in five calls to an eating disorders helpline last year came from children aged 14 and under, a new report has shown. ... Read more →

Dignity of nursing home residents compromised

Tuesday 9th June 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

The dignity and privacy of residents in some public nursing homes is being compromised because of the State's failure to comply wi... Read more →

Exercise cuts gestational diabetes risk

Friday 5th June 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/article.html?id=24703

Women who exercise during pregnancy reduce their risk of developing gestational diabetes, a new study has shown. Gestational diab... Read more →

102-year-old on trolley for 26 hours

Friday 5th June 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

A woman aged 102 years was left waiting on a trolley in Dublin's Tallaght Hospital for 26 hours, it has emerged. The woman was br... Read more →

300+ complaints about doctors in 2014

Friday 5th June 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

The Medical Council received 308 complaints about doctors in 2014. The Medical Council is the regulatory body for doctors working... Read more →

Central Mental Hospital to be replaced

Thursday 4th June 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Permission has been granted by An Bord Pleanala to build a new hospital in Dublin, which will replace the existing Central Mental ... Read more →

Bullied teens often depressed by 18

Wednesday 3rd June 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People who are bullied during adolescence are much more likely to suffer with depression in early adulthood, a new study has found... Read more →

Support for secondary cancer patients

Wednesday 3rd June 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

A new education and support programme, aimed at people who have been diagnosed with secondary cancer, is set to begin later this m... Read more →

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