Birth weight and lifestyle affect diabetes risk

Friday 24th July 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

While it is already known that an unhealthy lifestyle increases the risk of type 2 diabetes, a new study has found that this risk ... Read more →

Post-separation contact 'facilitates abuse'

Tuesday 21st July 2015 - Deborah Condon -

Women and children who have left homes where they were abused, risk further abuse because of post-separation contact between child... Read more →

40% of workers regularly stressed

Tuesday 21st July 2015 - Deborah Condon

Almost 40% of workers in Ireland say they have regularly felt stressed in their jobs over the last year, while a similar number re... Read more →

Arthritis - big benefits after knee op

Tuesday 21st July 2015 - Deborah Condon -

People with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who undergo a total knee replacement can expect to experience less pain and a better quality... Read more →

Importance of folic acid highlighted

Monday 20th July 2015 - Deborah Condon -

Sexually active women who could become pregnant are being reminded of the importance of taking folic acid, even if they are not pl... Read more →

Obese people 'unlikely' to reach normal weight

Monday 20th July 2015 - Deborah Condon -

An obese man has only a one in 210 chance of ever achieving a normal weight again, while an obese woman has a one in 124 chance, a... Read more →

Exercise benefits brains of older people

Friday 17th July 2015 - Deborah Condon -

Older adults can improve their brain function by exercising more, a new study has found. US researchers set out to determine the ... Read more →

Pain can affect holidays, work

Thursday 16th July 2015 - Deborah Condon -

Many people are currently jetting off on, or are just back from, their summer holidays. However, a new survey has found that almos... Read more →

People with disabilities more likely to be poor

Thursday 16th July 2015 - Deborah Condon -

People with a disability are more likely to be poor and depend on social welfare for their income, a new report has revealed. The... Read more →

Drinking during pregnancy common in Ireland

Tuesday 7th July 2015 - Deborah Condon -

Drinking alcohol during pregnancy is very common in Ireland and women are much more likely to drink while pregnant if they smoke, ... Read more →

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