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Divorce increases heart attack risk

Thursday 16th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Women who get divorced are more likely to suffer a heart attack than women who remain continuously married, a new study has found.... Read more →

7,000+ cancers detected by BreastCheck

Wednesday 15th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Over 1.2 million mammograms have been provided to women as part of BreastCheck, the National Breast Screening Programme, since its... Read more →

GPs should not treat teens as kids

Tuesday 14th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

GPs need to be aware of how fast teenagers can change and they should not treat this group ‘as though they were young childr... Read more →

Irish worry about skin tone, wrinkles

Tuesday 14th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Almost two in three Irish people say they feel less attractive than people from other countries because of their skin tone, a new ... Read more →

Tango may aid Parkinson's patients

Tuesday 14th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Dancing the tango may benefit some patients with Parkinson's disease, a new study suggests. Parkinson's is a progressive neurolog... Read more →

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 →

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