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GPs get fee offer for under six scheme

Tuesday 3rd March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

GPs are likely to be offered around €100 a year per child under the Government's plans for free GP care for children under si... Read more →

Heart failure - activities should be assessed

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

People with heart failure who struggle with daily tasks such as washing and dressing, are more likely to be hospitalised and die p... Read more →

Premature death risk with ADHD

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

People with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are twice as likely to die prematurely than people without the conditi... Read more →

Irish team in CF breakthrough

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

Irish and US scientists have made a major breakthrough in relation to cystic fibrosis (CF), which could lead to new treatments tha... Read more →

Growing gap in life expectancy figures

Wednesday 25th February 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Irish people are living an average of 15 years longer today when compared with people in the 1950s, new research has found. Howev... Read more →

Success for Cork infant with rare diabetes

Wednesday 25th February 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

A baby born with a rare form of diabetes that only affects one in every 200,000 infants, has been successfully treated at Cork Uni... Read more →

Postnatal depression - phone support helps

Wednesday 25th February 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Women suffering with postnatal depression could benefit greatly from telephone-based peer support, a new study suggests. Postnata... Read more →

Intense anger ups heart attack risk

Tuesday 24th February 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People who experience an episode of intense anger are at an increased risk of suffering a heart attack within the next two hours, ... Read more →

Eating peanuts may prevent peanut allergy

Tuesday 24th February 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Children at high risk of becoming allergic to peanuts could stop this from happening by eating the offending products frequently f... Read more →

Overuse of anti-anxiety meds a big concern

Tuesday 24th February 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Irish people's relationship with anti-anxiety medication, such as Valium, is to be discussed by experts at an event open to the pu... Read more →

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