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Low vitamin D levels linked to severe stroke

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

Strokes may be more severe in people with low vitamin D levels, the results of a new study indicate.Vitamin D is known to be essen... Read more →

1 in 4 has chronic bad breath

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

One in four Irish people has chronic bad breath, but while the condition affects men and women equally, women are more likely to s... Read more →

Loneliness common among chronically ill

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

People who develop a chronic illness are often beset by feelings of loneliness, even if they have a long-term partner, a new study... Read more →

Major development in stroke treatment

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

A major new international study involving Irish scientists has led to ‘the most significant development in stroke treatment ... Read more →

1 in 5 suicides linked to unemployment

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

Unemployment may be to blame for around 45,000 suicides worldwide every year, a new study has found. This figure is significantly ... Read more →

Fatal Foetal Abnormality Bill deafeated

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

The Fatal Foetal Abnormality Private Members' Bill has been defeated in the Dail by 104 votes to 20. The Bill, which was proposed... Read more →

Warning about detergent child poisoning risk

Wednesday 11th February 2015 - Paul Cullen - http://www.irishtimes.com/news/health/

Paracetamol and liquid detergent capsules were the most common causes of infant poisoning cases handled by a Dublin children&rsquo... Read more →

Stress affects heart attack recovery in women

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

Young and middle-aged women who suffer a heart attack tend to have a worse recovery than men, and stress may be partially to blame... Read more →

Most GPs oppose under-6 scheme - NAGP

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

GPs have insisted that Health Minister, Leo Varadkar, has underestimated the amount of opposition to the proposed scheme of free c... Read more →

Preterm births linked to heart risk

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

Pregnant women who spontaneously go into labour prematurely may have an increased risk of suffering a stroke or developing heart p... Read more →

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