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Finger on the trigger: Viewing facts through left- or right-tinted glasses

By Dr Doug Witherspoon | Nov 23, 2020 |

A round-up of medical news and oddities from left field by Dr Doug Witherspoon It’s a struggle to remember a…

Body and mind combined in cancer care

By Pat Kelly | Nov 23, 2020 |
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Gathering Around Cancer, virtual meeting, 5-6 November 2020 The meeting heard from Dr Helen Greally, National Clinical Lead in Psycho-Oncology…

Choosing the right treatment pathway in pancreatic cancer

By Pat Kelly | Nov 23, 2020 |
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Gathering Around Cancer, virtual meeting, 5-6 November 2020 The conference also heard a presentation from Prof Maeve Lowery, Consultant Medical…

Need to maintain bone health treatment during the Covid-19 pandemic

By Priscilla Lynch | Nov 12, 2020 |
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Irish Osteoporosis Society Annual Medical Conference for Health Professionals, 17 October 2020 Prof Bernard Walsh, Director of the Bone Health…

FRAX screening should be considered in older women

By Priscilla Lynch | Nov 12, 2020 |
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Irish Osteoporosis Society Annual Medical Conference for Health Professionals, 17 October 2020 Systematic, community-based screening of fracture risk in older…

Virtual 2020 IOS conference a great success

By Priscilla Lynch | Nov 12, 2020 |
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Irish Osteoporosis Society Annual Medical Conference for Health Professionals, 17 October 2020 The Irish Osteoporosis Society 2020 Annual Medical Conference…

Was Michelangelo familiar with jugular venous distention?

By Dr Doug Witherspoon | Nov 12, 2020 |

A round-up of medical news and oddities from left field by Dr Doug Witherspoon I’m always fascinated by the concept…

Irish osteoporosis research thriving – conference hears

By Priscilla Lynch | Nov 12, 2020 |
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Irish Osteoporosis Society Annual Medical Conference for Health Professionals, 17 October 2020 This year there were approximately 20 entries for…

‘Under-diagnosis of vertebral fractures must be addressed’

By Priscilla Lynch | Nov 12, 2020 |
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Irish Osteoporosis Society Annual Medical Conference for Health Professionals, 17 October 2020 Vertebral fractures are highly predictive of future fracture…

St Vincent’s done good in Dunboyne

By sa | Nov 12, 2020 |
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With further delays to the start of the 2020-2021 league season keeping the doctors off the training ground and away…

Risk vs benefit: Considering the consequences of a six-week lockdown

By Dr Doug Witherspoon | Nov 2, 2020 |

First and foremost, along with anybody else of sound mind, one must extend sincere sympathies to anybody who has lost…

Perspectives on heart failure

By Pat Kelly | Oct 22, 2020 |
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Irish Cardiac Society, 71st Annual Scientific Meeting, 1-3 October 2020 Due to the virtual nature of this year’s ICS Scientific…

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