News Features

Gaining a body of knowledge

By sa | Apr 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Human body donation to medical schools helps form the doctors of tomorrow. Catherine Reilly reports on Irish structures and a different approach taken at a US university

Taking heart in cardiology

By sa | Mar 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Paul Mulholland reports on the Irish Heart Foundation’s Cardiovascular Prevention Conference in Dublin

A moving experience

By sa | Mar 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Rita de Brún looks at the challenges and career possibilities for the 600 Sudanese doctors currently working in Ireland

FGM: When the marginal enters the mainstream

By sa | Mar 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

The case of an obstetrics registrar found not guilty of female genital mutilation (FGM) in a London court last month offers an insight into the perils that may face the specialty in Ireland. Catherine Reilly reports

An indiscriminate killer

By sa | Mar 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

It is a story of unspeakable tragedy: A 12-year-old Irish-American boy dies in a New York hospital because the sepsis in his body went undiagnosed and untreated. All that was essentially needed to save him was awareness of what his parents call ‘this vicious killer’. Bette Browne reports

Cocktail of care and curiosity

By sa | Mar 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Medical mysteries continue to fascinate and baffle doctors. David Lynch talks to experts who have investigated interesting clinical conundrums

An indiscriminate killer

By sa | Mar 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

It is a story of unspeakable tragedy: A 12-year-old Irish-American boy dies in a New York hospital because the sepsis in his body went undiagnosed and untreated. All that was essentially needed to save him was awareness of what his parents call ‘this vicious killer’. Bette Browne reports

Cocktail of care and curiosity

By sa | Mar 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Medical mysteries continue to fascinate and baffle doctors. David Lynch talks to experts who have investigated interesting clinical conundrums

A duty of doing harm

By sa | Feb 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Following a damning US Senate report, Catherine Reilly examines the role doctors play in the use of torture to gain military intelligence

A duty of doing harm

By sa | Feb 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Following a damning US Senate report, Catherine Reilly examines the role doctors play in the use of torture to gain military intelligence

A year of growing pains

By sa | Feb 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

On its one-year birthday, David Lynch sits down with Tusla’s Chief Executive and consults external experts about the challenges the new child and family agency faces

The tools of the trade

By sa | Feb 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hospital equipment no longer in use in Ireland has been shipped to Zambia and is being distributed to a number of needy hospitals there, under an initiative to help medical institutions in developing countries. Bette Brown reports

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