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Exertional heat stroke

By sa | Aug 13, 2015 |

Exertional heat stroke is a potentially life-threatening condition, requiring prompt recognition and early treatment

Advances in the treatment of early penile cancer

By sa | Jul 22, 2015 |

Cosmetic, functional, psychological and oncological outcome can now be optimised in penile cancer

On guard for Wolfram syndrome

By sa | Jul 22, 2015 |

Although rare, a diagnosis of Wolfram syndrome should always be considered in a patient with juvenile-onset diabetes mellitus and optic atrophy

Treating erectile dysfunction

By sa | Jul 8, 2015 |

The second article in our men’s health series highlights the importance of adequate assessment and investigation in cases of erectile dysfunction

Psoriatic arthritis in focus

By sa | Jul 8, 2015 |

The primary goal of treating patients with psoriatic arthritis is to maximise health-related quality of life, through control of symptoms, prevention of structural damage, normalisation of function and social participation

Visual driving standards

By sa | Jun 24, 2015 |

Driving vision standards are not met by visual acuity alone, with the visual field also playing a key role

Making the most of screening

By sa | Jun 24, 2015 |

This first article in our new men’s health series examines the optimal use of PSA screening in light of the latest medical evidence and guidelines

Focus on diabetic eye disease

By sa | Jun 24, 2015 |

In 2003, it was estimated that 194 million people, or 5.1 per cent of the adult population worldwide, had diabetes mellitus (DM).

An update on new therapies for hepatitis C in Ireland

By sa | Jun 10, 2015 |

It is estimated that 20,000-to-50,000 people may be infected with HCV in Ireland through receipt of contaminated blood products, intravenous drug use or sexual transmission.

Prevent and protect: HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis

By sa | Jun 10, 2015 |

There is increasing interest in the question of using HIV PrEP as a prevention method

Benign prostatic obstruction

By sa | May 27, 2015 |

An overview of the latest approaches for lower urinary tract symptoms due to BPO

New technologies for managing symptomatic nephrolithiasis

By sa | May 27, 2015 |

Nephrolithiasis is on the rise and appropriate management strategies require a thorough understanding of stone characteristics and developing technologies

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