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CUH paediatric team successfully treats newborn with rare diabetes

By sa | Feb 25, 2015 |

A Cork University Hospital paediatric diabetes team has successfully treated a newborn with a rare form of diabetes.

Positive Initial results with experimental Ebola drug

By sa | Feb 24, 2015 |

Initial results of a clinical trial of the experimental drug favipiravir suggest it can reduce mortality among patients with low levels of the Ebola virus in their blood, but is ineffective for patients with high viral loads who are very sick with the disease, according to MSF.

Positive Initial results with experimental Ebola drug

By sa | Feb 24, 2015 |

Initial results of a clinical trial of the experimental drug favipiravir suggest it can reduce mortality among patients with low levels of the Ebola virus in their blood, but is ineffective for patients with high viral loads who are very sick with the disease, according to MSF.

‘Immediate need’ for implementation of asthma programme

By sa | Feb 23, 2015 |

To mark the launch of its Living with Asthma study, the Asthma Society today held Ireland’s largest patient event for people living with asthma.

‘Immediate need’ for implementation of asthma programme

By sa | Feb 23, 2015 |

To mark the launch of its Living with Asthma study, the Asthma Society today held Ireland’s largest patient event for people living with asthma.

Public consultation announced on access to ‘rescue’ drugs

By sa | Feb 20, 2015 |

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has launched a consultation process on whether to make a number of prescription-only medicines used in emergency situations more widely available.

Medical Council – INMED Research in Medical Education (RIME) awards announced

By sa | Feb 20, 2015 |

The Medical Council and the Irish Network of Medical Educators (INMED) today (20 February, 2015) announced new awards aimed at building medical educational research capacity in Ireland.

Public consultation announced on access to ‘rescue’ drugs

By sa | Feb 20, 2015 |

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has launched a consultation process on whether to make a number of prescription-only medicines used in emergency situations more widely available.

Medical Council – INMED Research in Medical Education (RIME) awards announced

By sa | Feb 20, 2015 |

The Medical Council and the Irish Network of Medical Educators (INMED) today (20 February, 2015) announced new awards aimed at building medical educational research capacity in Ireland.

2014 saw increased demand in health service- HSE

By sa | Feb 19, 2015 |

The latest HSE Performance Report confirms that demand increased significantly across the health service throughout 2014.

2014 saw increased demand in health service- HSE

By sa | Feb 19, 2015 |

The latest HSE Performance Report confirms that demand increased significantly across the health service throughout 2014.

Prostate cancer KPIs ‘of major concern’

By sa | Feb 18, 2015 |

Declining compliance with prostate cancer KPIs were of “major concern” to the National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP), a meeting of the Cancer Committee at St Vincent’s University Hospital (SVUH) heard in September.

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