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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 →

Dangers of liquitabs to kids highlighted

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

Parents and childminders are being reminded of the importance of keeping liquid detergent capsules out of children's reach. Also ... Read more →

Breastfeeding linked to higher IQ

Wednesday 18th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People who are breastfed may have higher IQ scores and earn more money in the long-term, a new study has found. According to rese... Read more →

Diabetes has major global economic impact

Wednesday 18th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

While it is known that type 2 diabetes can have a major impact on health, a new study has, for the first time, highlighted the imp... Read more →

40% higher cancer risk for obese women

Wednesday 18th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Women who are obese have a 40% increased risk of developing a number of different cancers, including bowel, womb and kidney cancer... Read more →

Energy drinks increase blood pressure

Monday 16th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

The consumption of energy drinks increases the blood pressure of healthy young adults, especially if they do not consume caffeine ... Read more →

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