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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 →

Clinical trials in cancer on the increase

Thursday 21st May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

The number of cancer clinical trials taking place in Ireland is on the increase and this will have a major impact on the future of... Read more →

Prognosis no worse with family breast cancer

Thursday 21st May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Women with a family history of breast cancer who subsequently develop the disease, have the same prognosis as other women with the... Read more →

Under-18 sunbed ban 'working'

Tuesday 19th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

The new law banning people under the age of 18 from using sunbeds appears to be working, however some tanning salons are still off... Read more →

Shift work has big effect on health

Tuesday 19th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People who work outside a traditional nine-to-five schedule are more likely to be overweight, experience sleeping problems and may... Read more →

Busy workers less active than they think

Monday 18th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People in busy jobs who believe they are achieving their daily recommended levels of physical activity while working, may be fooli... Read more →

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