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10,000 kids signed up for free GP care on day 1

Tuesday 16th June 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

Some 10,000 children aged five and under were signed up for free GP care during the first day of registration for the scheme, the ... Read more →

Men urged to know early cancer signs

Tuesday 16th June 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

Irish men are being encouraged to make themselves aware of the early warning signs of cancer.According to the Irish Cancer Society... Read more →

Diabetes-related amputations on the rise

Tuesday 16th June 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

The number of people with diabetes who had to have lower limbs amputated as a result of the condition increased last year, despite... Read more →

Living kidney donors reminded about expenses

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

Living kidney donors are being reminded that they can apply for a reimbursement of their expenses and loss of income that may have... Read more →

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 →

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