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Leukaemia drug being trialled in Galway

Friday 22nd May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

A patient attending University Hospital Galway is the first person in the world to start treatment as part of a clinical trial for... Read more →

Many skip brushing teeth and share toothbrushes

Thursday 21st May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Around one in four Irish adults skip brushing their teeth at least once a week, a new survey has revealed. Over 1,100 adults were... Read more →

Clinical trials in cancer on the increase

Thursday 21st May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

The number of cancer clinical trials taking place in Ireland is on the increase and this will have a major impact on the future of... Read more →

Prognosis no worse with family breast cancer

Thursday 21st May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Women with a family history of breast cancer who subsequently develop the disease, have the same prognosis as other women with the... Read more →

Under-18 sunbed ban 'working'

Tuesday 19th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

The new law banning people under the age of 18 from using sunbeds appears to be working, however some tanning salons are still off... Read more →

Shift work has big effect on health

Tuesday 19th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People who work outside a traditional nine-to-five schedule are more likely to be overweight, experience sleeping problems and may... Read more →

Busy workers less active than they think

Monday 18th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People in busy jobs who believe they are achieving their daily recommended levels of physical activity while working, may be fooli... Read more →

Many women unaware of own cholesterol

Monday 18th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Many Irish women over the age of 45 are unaware of their cholesterol number, despite high cholesterol being a major risk factor fo... Read more →

Chronic fatigue expert to talk in Ireland

Monday 18th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

A leading international expert on the condition ME, also known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), is to give two talks to members ... Read more →

Many unaware obesity is as bad as smoking

Friday 15th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Obesity can reduce life expectancy as much as smoking, but most people are unaware of this, a new study has shown. In fact throug... Read more →

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