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Public consulted on 'health identifiers'

Thursday 12th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Members of the public are being asked to give their views on individual health identifiers (IHI) - unique numbers that will be ass... Read more →

President signs drug legislation

Thursday 12th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Emergency legislation banning the possession of certain drugs, including ecstasy, has been signed into law by President Michael D.... Read more →

Warning to avoid unpasteurised milk

Wednesday 11th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

According to the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI), raw milk - i.e. milk that is unpasteurised - can contain harmful bacteri... Read more →

Emergency drug legislation passed

Wednesday 11th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

The Dail has passed emergency legislation to ban the possession of certain drugs. The legislation will go to the Seanad today and... Read more →

Thyroid cancer risk after breast cancer

Tuesday 10th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Women who survive breast cancer have an increased risk of going on to develop cancer of the thyroid, particularly within five year... Read more →

Water fluoridation benefits older people

Tuesday 10th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Water fluoridation appears to have benefitted the oral health of older people in Ireland, according to a new study. Currently in ... Read more →

Mental disorders common among young

Tuesday 10th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

More than half of young people in Ireland will meet the criteria for a mental health illness before they reach the age of 25, a st... Read more →

Gout may reduce Alzheimer's risk

Monday 9th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People with the common arthritic disease, gout, may have a reduced risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, a new study has found. ... Read more →

Pro-vegetarian diet cuts heart risk

Monday 9th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People who consume more plant-based foods than animal-based foods have a reduced risk of dying from heart disease, a new study has... Read more →

Prostate and breast cancer link found

Monday 9th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Women may have an increased risk of developing breast cancer if they have a close male relative who has battled prostate cancer, a... Read more →

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