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1 in 5 will develop heart failure

Thursday 14th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

One in every five people in developed countries is expected to develop heart failure despite the fact that this condition is large... Read more →

Irish women having kids later in life

Thursday 14th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

The proportion of women in Ireland giving birth for the first time in their 40s is higher than the EU average, new figures have sh... Read more →

Poor services for people with Crohn's and colitis

Thursday 14th May 2015 - Poor services for people with Crohn's and colitis - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Around 20,000 Irish people are affected by Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, yet public awareness of these conditions remain... Read more →

Ireland's population to hit 5.3M by 2060

Wednesday 13th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - www.irishhealth.com

Ireland's population is expected to grow to 5.3 million people between now and 2060, according to a new European report. During t... Read more →

Hay fever a major trigger for asthma

Wednesday 13th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

With hay fever seasons already in full swing, people with asthma are being reminded that hay fever is a major trigger for their co... Read more →

Smoking and angioplasty - a bad combination

Wednesday 13th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Smokers undergoing angioplasty, a procedure used to treat narrowed or blocked coronary arteries, can expect a much better quality ... Read more →

Little awareness of genetic tumour condition

Tuesday 12th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/article.html?id=24642

A genetic condition that affects around one in every 6,000 people in Ireland, and is responsible for conditions such as epilepsy a... Read more →

Seriousness of coeliac disease 'undermined'

Monday 11th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

An estimated 46,000 people in Ireland have coeliac disease, however in recent years, the seriousness of this condition has been un... Read more →

Psoriasis has big impact on quality of life

Monday 11th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Over 73,000 people in Ireland are affected by the skin disease, psoriasis, and for many, the condition has had a major impact on t... Read more →

Parents think overweight kids 'about right'

Friday 8th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Most parents perceive their overweight children to be ‘about the right weight', a new study has found. This week, new figur... Read more →

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