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Outpatient waiting lists higher than ever

Thursday 7th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Over 412,000 people are waiting for outpatient appointments - the highest figure ever recorded.According to the National Treatment... Read more →

Unsupported dads linked to kids' bad behaviour

Thursday 7th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

A child's behaviour is more likely to be troublesome in families in which the father does not feel supported by his partner, a new... Read more →

'Incentives needed to attract nurses back'

Wednesday 6th May 2015 - Niall Hunter - http://www.irishhealth.com/

The nurses union, the INMO, will be pressing for a gradual restoration of pay cuts, the reintroduction of a 37-hour working week a... Read more →

9 in 10 will be overweight/obese by 2030

Wednesday 6th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Almost nine in 10 people in Ireland are expected to be overweight or obese by 2030, new figures from the World Health Organization... Read more →

Depression increases risk of nightmares

Wednesday 6th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People are most at risk of experiencing frequent nightmares if they are depressed or suffer with insomnia, a study has found.Resea... Read more →

COPD ups risk of sudden cardiac death

Friday 1st May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People who have the common lung disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), face an increased risk of sudden cardiac de... Read more →

Workers urged to talk about mental health

Friday 1st May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Over half of Irish people believe that being open about a mental health problem in work would negatively impact their job prospect... Read more →

Traumatic events up women's heart risk

Friday 1st May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Women have a significantly increased risk of suffering a heart attack if they experience a traumatic life event such as the death ... Read more →

Many delay GP visits due to cost

Thursday 30th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

At least six in 10 people who do not have medical cards delay going to see their GP or consultant because of the cost involved, a ... Read more →

Half unaware they have high blood pressure

Thursday 30th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Almost half of Irish people with high blood pressure are unaware of their condition, a new study has found. Furthermore many of t... Read more →

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