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New photo exhibition on people with respiratory illness

By sa | Feb 4, 2015 |

A group of patients with respiratory illnesses have reflected the reality of living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other respiratory illnesses through a unique photography exhibition which will be launched in Ballyfermot Library, tomorrow, 5 February at 6.30pm by author Ms Patricia Scanlon.

New Alcohol Bill signed off by Cabinet

By sa | Feb 3, 2015 |

Cabinet has today signed off on the proposed Public Health (Alcohol) Bill 2015.

Cancer Society invites people to ‘run a muck’

By sa | Feb 3, 2015 |

The Irish Cancer Society is encouraging people to do something active to reduce their risk of cancer and help raise funds to support those affected.

New Alcohol Bill signed off by Cabinet

By sa | Feb 3, 2015 |

Cabinet has today signed off on the proposed Public Health (Alcohol) Bill 2015.

Cancer Society invites people to ‘run a muck’

By sa | Feb 3, 2015 |

The Irish Cancer Society is encouraging people to do something active to reduce their risk of cancer and help raise funds to support those affected.

7,400 net increase in numbers with health insurance cover

By sa | Feb 2, 2015 |

Health Minister Leo Varadkar has welcomed figures showing an increase of 7,434 in the number of people covered by health insurance in the last quarter of 2014.

Deficit around ‘informed consent’, finds Irish maternity survey

By sa | Feb 2, 2015 |

The Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services Ireland (AIMS Ireland) today released the first set of data from its ‘What Matters to You?’ survey, highlighting statistics for consent in pregnancy, during labour and birth, and following birth in the Irish maternity system.

7,400 net increase in numbers with health insurance cover

By sa | Feb 2, 2015 |

Health Minister Leo Varadkar has welcomed figures showing an increase of 7,434 in the number of people covered by health insurance in the last quarter of 2014.

Deficit around ‘informed consent’, finds Irish maternity survey

By sa | Feb 2, 2015 |

The Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services Ireland (AIMS Ireland) today released the first set of data from its ‘What Matters to You?’ survey, highlighting statistics for consent in pregnancy, during labour and birth, and following birth in the Irish maternity system.

Tamiflu reduces length of influenza symptoms new study finds

By sa | Jan 30, 2015 |

A new survey published in The Lancet concludes that Tamiflu shortens the duration of flu symptoms by about a day, compared to placebo, in adults with laboratory-confirmed influenza.

Research funding ‘pivotal’ to cancer breakthroughs

By sa | Jan 30, 2015 |

Breakthrough Cancer Research will be marking World Cancer Day on February 4 under the theme of ‘Not Beyond Us’.

Tamiflu reduces length of influenza symptoms new study finds

By sa | Jan 30, 2015 |

A new survey published in The Lancet concludes that Tamiflu shortens the duration of flu symptoms by about a day, compared to placebo, in adults with laboratory-confirmed influenza.

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