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The battle for our children's health

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

The Government is being urged to automatically grant medical cards to children with severe disabilities. The call comes from nati... Read more →

Regular lack of sleep linked to high BP

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

People who regularly fail to get enough sleep appear to have an increased risk of developing high blood pressure, a new study sugg... Read more →

Tobacco-free world by 2040 'possible'

Friday 13th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

The sale of tobacco worldwide should be phased out by 2040, public health researchers have insisted. The international group of h... Read more →

Public lecture to examine role of antibiotics

Friday 13th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Members of the public who want to find out more about how antibiotics work and the problems associated with their overuse, are inv... Read more →

Heart disease in women underestimated

Friday 13th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Breast cancer is still commonly perceived as a bigger health issue for women than cardiovascular disease (CVD), despite the fact t... Read more →

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 →

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