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Re-igniting the debate on water supply fluoridation — how much is too much?

By sa | Sep 20, 2019 |

And so to a debate that raises its contentious head every couple of years or so. Fluoride is naturally present…

Off to rocky start

By sa | Sep 20, 2019 |

St Vincent’s Hospital FC suffered a heavy defeat in their season opener in Crumlin at the hands of a well-oiled…

In the throes of an ongoing worldwide measles epidemic

By Pat Kelly | Sep 20, 2019 |

A report released recently by the World Health Organisation (WHO) has revealed an alarming spike in measles cases, particularly in…

‘Immolation’ and intrigue — when is it okay to remove the tinfoil hat?

By sa | Sep 11, 2019 |

The term ‘conspiracy theorist’ is bandied about a lot these days. Like your writer, you may be old enough to…

St Vincent’s Hospital FC

By sa | Sep 11, 2019 |

2019/2020 season preview It’s been a welcome off-season for St Vincent’s Hospital FC following the drama of last season’s successful…

Self-defence against the recurring aerial threat in our coastal communities

By sa | Aug 29, 2019 |

As the news ‘silly season’ draws to a close, The Dorsal View makes no apologies for milking it one last…

The case of the psychiatrist who wasn’t

By sa | Aug 20, 2019 |

An unqualified disaster — the case of the psychiatrist who wasn’t A case was reported in UK news recently that…

Doing the country proud

By sa | Aug 20, 2019 |

It was ‘a great week for the Irish’, with two teams in green reaching the quarter-finals of the  World Medical…

The Gander – 22 August 2019

By Pat Kelly | Aug 20, 2019 |

The Medical Independent blog takes a look at the more unconventional niches in science and research A breakthrough for the…

The ‘collateral damage’ that happens when political correctness is weaponised

By sa | Aug 7, 2019 |

To anybody with any sense of basic respect for fellow human beings, it should be unnecessary to explain to them…

The mystery of the myriad missing microbes

By Pat Kelly | Aug 7, 2019 |

A study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has revealed that the human microbiome is far more…

The Gander – 18 July 2019

By Pat Kelly | Jul 17, 2019 |

A cellular perspective on chronic fatigue syndrome  A small study has focused on the electric response of blood cells to…

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