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Many women unaware of own cholesterol

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

Many Irish women over the age of 45 are unaware of their cholesterol number, despite high cholesterol being a major risk factor fo... Read more →

Chronic fatigue expert to talk in Ireland

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

A leading international expert on the condition ME, also known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), is to give two talks to members ... Read more →

Many unaware obesity is as bad as smoking

Friday 15th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Obesity can reduce life expectancy as much as smoking, but most people are unaware of this, a new study has shown. In fact throug... Read more →

70,000 screened for diabetic eye disease

Friday 15th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Over 70,000 people with diabetes have had their eyes screened as part of Diabetic Retina Screen (the National Diabetic Retinal Scr... Read more →

Long-term depression ups stroke risk

Friday 15th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People with long-term depression have an increased risk of suffering a stroke, a new study suggests. Furthermore, this risk of st... Read more →

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 →

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