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Irish College of Ophthalmologists 2016 Annual Conference, 18-20 May, Killarney

By sa | Jun 8, 2016 |

Reports from the ICO annual conference

Improving folic acid intake

By sa | Jun 8, 2016 |

The low folate status of women of child-bearing age remains a significant problem in Ireland, contributing to an unacceptably high rate of neural tube defects. Priscilla Lynch reports

2016 Irish Neurological Association Annual Meeting, 5-6 May, Limerick

By sa | Jun 8, 2016 |

Reports from the Irish Neurological Association Annual Meeting

Research Fellow to investigate role of cholesterol in prostate cancer

By sa | May 30, 2016 |

A researcher has been awarded more than €200,000 to investigate the role of cholesterol in prostate cancer under the John Fitzpatrick Research Fellowship.

Prostate cancer screening – still a controversial topic

By sa | May 30, 2016 |

Paul Mulholland reports on the second John Fitzpatrick Irish Prostate Cancer Conference, which took place in the Aviva Stadium Conference Centre from April 21-22

What now for end-of-life care?

By sa | Apr 27, 2016 |

With major legislative changes ahead and significant pressure on palliative care services, David Lynch speaks to a number of key stakeholders about the challenges facing end-of-life care in Ireland

The body: the broken bits

By sa | Apr 7, 2016 |

Title: Adventures in Human Being
Author: Dr Gavin Francis
Publisher: Profile Book 2015
Reviewer: Prof Denis Gill

UCD Phd student wins 2015 Brian Maurer Young Investigator Award

By sa | Oct 22, 2015 |

Irish Cardiac Society Scientific Sessions 2015
8-10 October, The Malton, Killarney, Co. Kerry

Never off duty — doctors’ use of social media

By sa | Oct 7, 2015 |

Niall Rooney of Matheson looks at some of the privacy issues around medicine and social media

Prevention is better than cure

By sa | Aug 13, 2015 |

Priscilla Lynch reports on increased efforts to highlight the importance of folic acid consumption among Irish women

The future of legislating for surrogacy in Ireland

By sa | Jul 22, 2015 |

A landmark Supreme Court decision has led to a commitment from Government to introduce legislation on surrogacy and assisted human reproduction, which it is hoped will bring an end to the regulatory vacuum

Reform of expert evidence in Ireland

By sa | May 13, 2015 |

Rebecca Ryan and Jennifer Lee of Matheson examine the issue of immunity from suit, in light of the LRC’s recent call for submissions on its Consultation Paper on Expert Evidence

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