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Many still not aware of bowel cancer

Monday 13th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Most people are unaware of just how prevalent bowel cancer is, the HSE has said. Bowel cancer is the second most commonly diagnos... Read more →

Diabetes in elderly can be difficult to manage

Monday 13th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

The number of people worldwide over the age of 60 is expected to jump from 605 million in 2000 to two billion by 2050, and this ha... Read more →

Serious life events up diabetes risk

Monday 13th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People who experience a serious psychological event during their first 14 years of life, such as the death of a loved one, may be ... Read more →

Schools still providing unhealthy foods

Friday 10th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Many secondary schools are continuing to offer their students unhealthy foods that are high in fat, salt and sugar, the Irish Hear... Read more →

Dementia risk for underweight middle-aged

Friday 10th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Middle-aged people who are underweight may have an increased risk of going on to develop dementia, a new study has found. UK rese... Read more →

CF services badly hit in recession

Thursday 9th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Services for people with cystic fibrosis (CF) have been hit by significant cutbacks since the start of Ireland's economic crisis, ... Read more →

Eggs lower risk of type 2 diabetes

Wednesday 8th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People who regularly eat eggs may have a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a new study has found. Few studies have assess... Read more →

Low support for free GP care for under-6s

Wednesday 8th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

While most people are in favour of free healthcare, the vast majority do not believe that providing free GP care to all children a... Read more →

Comparing on Facebook linked to depression

Wednesday 8th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People who spend lots of time on Facebook comparing their lives to the lives of their friends may be at risk of developing symptom... Read more →

Course to help teachers ID suicidal students

Tuesday 7th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

A training programme which aims to help teachers identify students who may be suicidal is being held by the bereavement charity, C... Read more →

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