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Gout may reduce Alzheimer's risk

Monday 9th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People with the common arthritic disease, gout, may have a reduced risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, a new study has found. ... Read more →

Pro-vegetarian diet cuts heart risk

Monday 9th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People who consume more plant-based foods than animal-based foods have a reduced risk of dying from heart disease, a new study has... Read more →

Prostate and breast cancer link found

Monday 9th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Women may have an increased risk of developing breast cancer if they have a close male relative who has battled prostate cancer, a... Read more →

2.4B have untreated tooth decay

Friday 6th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Some 2.4 billion people worldwide have untreated decay in their permanent teeth, while 621 million children have untreated decay i... Read more →

Teen sleep patterns linked to snacking

Friday 6th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Teenagers with irregular sleeping patterns consume more calories each day and are much more likely to snack at nighttime, the resu... Read more →

Cost of drugs now 'near the European average'

Friday 6th March 2015 - Eilish O'Regan - http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health

PHARMACISTS which have high operation costs are not able to match the lower drugs prices being offered by a Dublin chemist who est... Read more →

Being fit at 40 benefits the brain

Thursday 5th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People who are not physically fit in their 40s may experience accelerated ageing of the brain by the time they reach 60, a new stu... Read more →

Teen stress increases heart risk

Thursday 5th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Teenagers who are prone to stress may have an increased risk of developing heart disease later in life even if they exercise regul... Read more →

People urged to reduce sugar intake

Thursday 5th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

The World Health Organization (WHO) is appealing to people to reduce the amount of sugar they are consuming. A new guideline from... Read more →

Cigarette plain packaging law passed

Wednesday 4th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Ireland has become the first country in Europe and only the second in the world to introduce plain packaging laws for cigarette pa... Read more →

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