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Heart disease rates higher in NI

Friday 27th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Older people in Northern Ireland are more likely to suffer from coronary heart disease and life-limiting long-term illnesses than ... Read more →

Erection probs common after prostate surgery

Thursday 26th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

A new study has found that regaining normal erectile function after a common prostate operation is ‘rare'. Prostate cancer ... Read more →

3 drinks a day can cause liver cancer

Thursday 26th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Consuming just three alcoholic drinks a day can cause liver cancer, new research has found. The results were uncovered by the Wor... Read more →

Medicine warning for parents of young kids

Thursday 26th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - www.irishhealth.com

Parents are being urged to be particularly careful when giving medicines to children, as an incorrect dose or certain drug combina... Read more →

Stress management key in breast cancer

Monday 23rd March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

Women who are taught skills to manage stress after being diagnosed with breast cancer may experience improved moods and a better q... Read more →

Higher stroke death rate in women

Monday 23rd March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

Women in Ireland are much more likely to die from stroke than men, new figures have revealed.According to provisional figures from... Read more →

Big rise in adults with CF expected

Friday 20th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

The number of people living with the hereditary disease, cystic fibrosis (CF), into adulthood is expected to increase significantl... Read more →

Test reduces chemo use in breast cancer

Friday 20th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

A test which determines whether chemotherapy will benefit certain women with early-stage breast cancer has proven successful in Ir... Read more →

Hospitals using 'unclean' equipment

Thursday 19th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

A ‘significant' number of public hospitals inspected in 2014 were found to be using unclean patient equipment, a new report ... Read more →

'Do not take selfies with eclipse'

Thursday 19th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Doctors are urging people to take proper care of their eyes during Friday's solar eclipse, which will see most of northern Europe,... Read more →

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