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Ireland's smacking law criticised

Wednesday 27th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

The controversial issue of parents smacking their children is being highlighted again after the European Committee of Social Right... Read more →

Experts to advise on new cancer strategy

Tuesday 26th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

A steering group to advise the Department of Health on a new cancer strategy for the country has been established. The National C... Read more →

Bowel cancer risk for overweight teens

Tuesday 26th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Teenagers who are very overweight may be much more likely to develop bowel cancer later in life, a new study has found. It is alr... Read more →

Free health services for Magdalen survivors

Monday 25th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Women who worked in the State's Magdalen Laundries are to receive free health services from July 1, the Government has announced. ... Read more →

Depression ups heart failure death risk

Monday 25th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People with heart failure have a significantly increased risk of death if they suffer with moderate or severe depression, the resu... Read more →

Rise in teen sexual assaults

Monday 25th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Rape and sexual assaults involving teenagers appear to be on the increase in Ireland, a new report has found. In some cases, thes... Read more →

Preterm births ups risk of preterm delivery

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

Women who were born prematurely have an increased risk of giving birth to a premature child, a new study has found. According to ... Read more →

Kids' nightmares linked to psychosis

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

Children who experience persistent nightmares may be more likely to suffer psychotic symptoms in their late teens, a new study sug... Read more →

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 →

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