To follow the GP path, or not?

By David Lynch | Jun 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

A new survey finds that a negative perception of general practice among some doctors impacts medical students’ career choices. David…

Aiming for the moon

By Bette Browne | Jun 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

The US launched a ‘cancer moonshot’ in 2016, aiming to achieve in five years what would otherwise have taken a…

Dignity by design

By Cliona Hughes | Jun 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Design & Dignity is a collaborative project between the Irish Hospice Foundation and the HSE to improve care  for patients…

A scientist’s guide to our existence

By sa | Mar 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Immunologist Prof Luke O’Neill’s new book Humanology sets out to explain much of humankind’s ‘amazing existence’ through the scientific lens.…

Driving a research agenda at UCC

By sa | Mar 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Niamh Cahill speaks to Prof Helen Whelton, Head of the School of Medicine and Health at University College Cork (UCC),…

Irish pain research in focus

By Ms Laura O'Connor | Mar 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Ms Laura O’Connor, Research Co-ordinator (RLA projects), highlights the work of the Centre for Pain Research, based in NUI Galway…

Development of the Rheumatology Obstetrics SErvice (ROSE) Clinic

By sa | Jan 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Dr Kieran Murray and Dr Jelle Baalman outline the details of a specialist multidisciplinary service for women with rheumatic diseases, which aims to maximise optimal maternal outcomes

Irish research on breast cancer

By sa | Jan 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Priscilla Lynch highlights some of the most significant research in the field of breast cancer currently being carried out in Ireland

CT colonography – imaging technology that has come of age

By sa | Dec 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dr Eavan Thornton and Prof Martina M Morrin discuss how CT colonography has established itself as an excellent, safe and effective non-invasive modality for imaging the colon for tumours and polyps

A collective responsibility

By sa | Dec 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Ms Theresa Lowry-Lehnen, Clinical Nurse Practitioner and Associate Lecturer at the Institute of Technology Carlow, outlines the importance of tackling antimicrobial resistance

Living with haemochromatosis

By sa | Dec 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

A new report provides an illuminating overview of the experience of haemochromatosis-related symptoms in a worldwide sample of adults with the condition. Priscilla Lynch reports

A family affair to raise awareness of multiple myeloma in Ireland

By sa | Dec 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Priscilla Lynch reports on the 2018 Multiple Myeloma Ireland Patient and Family Awareness Day

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