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World first for Irish fertility clinic

Monday 23rd February 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

In a world first, an Irish couple whose child has a rare genetic disease are now expecting a baby unaffected by the same condition... Read more →

Asthma 'not taken seriously enough'

Monday 23rd February 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People living with asthma in Ireland today do not believe the condition is taken seriously enough, a major new study has found. S... Read more →

Govt 'failing' kids in poverty

Monday 23rd February 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

The Government has received an ‘F' grade for its treatment of children living in poverty. The Children's Rights Alliance (C... Read more →

Outpatient waiting figures continue to rise

Friday 20th February 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Over 61,000 people were waiting for more than one year for an outpatient hospital appointment in December of last year, an increas... Read more →

Jump in calls to dementia helpline

Friday 20th February 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Calls to a dementia helpline jumped by 20% last year, new figures have shown. The national helpline, which is run by the Alzheime... Read more →

World eating more unhealthy foods

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

The consumption of unhealthy foods, such as sugar-sweetened drinks and processed meats, is outpacing the consumption of healthy fo... Read more →

Response to obesity 'unacceptably slow'

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

The global obesity epidemic is not being tackled effectively, experts have said. According to their claims, which are published i... Read more →

12% of dads develop postnatal depression

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

As many as one in nine Irish fathers suffer with paternal postnatal depression, the results of a new study suggest. Postnatal dep... Read more →

Barriers facing students with disabilities

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

The number of students with disabilities going on to third level education is on the increase, however major barriers remain for m... Read more →

Biggest fall in smokers since 2009

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

The number of smokers in Ireland fell by 70,000 last year, the biggest annual drop since 2009, the HSE has announced. According t... Read more →

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