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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 →

Timing of treatments key with arthritis

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

People with the painful condition, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), could see a major improvement in their condition if their treatments... Read more →

Parents have poor knowledge of vaccinations

Wednesday 29th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Over half of Irish parents do not know which diseases their children have been vaccinated against, a new survey has revealed.Curre... Read more →

Public warned about Lyme disease

Wednesday 29th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People who spend lots of time outdoors are being reminded of the importance of protecting themselves against Lyme disease, which i... Read more →

1 in 5 kids think nuggets are healthy

Wednesday 29th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

At least one in five Irish children aged between six and 12 years think that chicken nuggets are healthy, while a similar number b... Read more →

Pharmacists want to offer more vaccines

Tuesday 28th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Pharmacists have called on the Government to allow them to provide more vaccination services to the general public.Pharmacists alr... Read more →

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