Little awareness of genetic tumour condition

Tuesday 12th May 2015 - Deborah Condon -

A genetic condition that affects around one in every 6,000 people in Ireland, and is responsible for conditions such as epilepsy a... Read more →

Seriousness of coeliac disease 'undermined'

Monday 11th May 2015 - Deborah Condon -

An estimated 46,000 people in Ireland have coeliac disease, however in recent years, the seriousness of this condition has been un... Read more →

Psoriasis has big impact on quality of life

Monday 11th May 2015 - Deborah Condon -

Over 73,000 people in Ireland are affected by the skin disease, psoriasis, and for many, the condition has had a major impact on t... Read more →

Parents think overweight kids 'about right'

Friday 8th May 2015 - Deborah Condon -

Most parents perceive their overweight children to be ‘about the right weight', a new study has found. This week, new figur... Read more →

Outpatient waiting lists higher than ever

Thursday 7th May 2015 - Deborah Condon -

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 -

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 -

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 -

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 -

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 -

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

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