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Gout ‘more than doubles’ risk of kidney failure, according to University of Limerick-led research study

By Priscilla Lynch | Jan 22, 2020 |

Patients with gout are at increased risk of chronic kidney disease and kidney failure, according to recent University of Limerick-led…

Hot topics in HIV

By Sandra Ryan | Dec 3, 2019 |

Sandra Ryan speaks to leading UK HIV specialist Dr Nneka Nwokolo about new treatment guidelines and raising awareness about the…

Looking after the mental wellbeing of cancer patients

By David Lynch | Dec 3, 2019 |

There is an increasing emphasis on attending to the psychological needs of cancer survivors. David Lynch talks to the new…

Symptom management in multiple sclerosis — back to basics

By Dr Maria Gaughan and Prof Christopher McGuigan | Nov 25, 2019 |
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Significant advances have been made in recent years in terms of disease-modifying treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS). A large number…

How new technology is changing medicine

By sa | Nov 12, 2019 | Comments Off on How new technology is changing medicine

Clinicians need to understand how new technologies will be implemented to truly benefit patients and be ambassadors of this process,…

100 years young – Dr John Bourke speaks about his long and eventful career in medicine

By Sarah Gallagher | Nov 1, 2019 |

Days in advance of his 100th birthday, Dr John Bourke spoke to Sarah Gallagher about his long and eventful career…

Occupying a space in medicine

By Sarah Gallagher | Sep 19, 2019 |

Sarah Gallagher speaks to Prof Derek O’Keeffe before his upcoming talk at the RCPI’s St Luke’s Symposium about holding degrees…

Saving sight across the globe

By Bette Browne | Aug 29, 2019 |

In her series on Irish figures who have left their mark on medical history, Bette Browne looks at the career…

One year on — the Ebola challenge

By David Lynch | Aug 29, 2019 |

August marked one year since a new outbreak of Ebola was declared in the Congo. David Lynch examines national and…

Restructuring research ethics

By Paul Mulholland | Aug 29, 2019 |

New legislation, which will reform the area of research ethics committees, is imminent. Paul Mulholland reports on why experts believe…

Medical professionals unite for the environment

By Sarah Gallagher | Aug 29, 2019 |

The Department of Health recently launched a consultation on the effects of climate change on the health sector. Sarah Gallagher…

Changing treatment choices

By David Lynch | Aug 29, 2019 |

The wider use of Suboxone is happening just as the methadone programme enters its third decade. David Lynch reports on…

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