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A compelling case — the role of dairy in bone health

By sa | Apr 25, 2017 |

Danielle Barron reports from the recent World Congress on Osteoporosis, where delegates heard that despite its ‘bad rap’, the benefits of dairy on bone health are unmistakable

Mobile health: Orientating care to displaced populations

By sa | Apr 13, 2017 |

James Harold reports on an initiative, with strong Irish involvement, which aims to improve the quality of medical care provided to migrants and refugees

Epilepsy uncovered?

By sa | Apr 13, 2017 |

Book Review – A Smell of Burning

A strategic focus on doctors’ health

By sa | Apr 4, 2017 |

The HSE is working on a new strategy to address doctors’ health and wellbeing. Dr Lynda Sisson, Clinical Lead of the HSE’s Workplace Health and Wellbeing Unit, spoke to David Lynch

Advancing pain services at SIVUH

By sa | Apr 4, 2017 |

Niamh Cahill visits the Pain Medicine Unit at South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital, Cork, where positive team-working is helping to deal with growing demand for services

Challenging times for air ambulance services

By sa | Apr 4, 2017 |

The recent tragedy of Rescue 116 highlighted the important and often dangerous nature of the work of emergency air medical teams. David Lynch looks at wider air ambulance issues

Exploring the interaction between psychiatry and literature

By sa | Apr 4, 2017 |

The relationship between mental illness and creativity is a topic of continual speculation and fascination. England’s first poet laureate, John Dryden (1631-1700), famously wrote that “great wits are to madness near allied, and thin partitions do their bounds divide”.

Your life in his hands

By sa | Mar 24, 2017 |

Book Review by Prof Denis Gill

Collaborations on the cutting edge — an Irish-African story

By sa | Mar 15, 2017 |

Louise Browne chronicles the fascinating history and achievements of the partnership between the RCSI and the College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA), which began in 2007

Is Trump about to ‘make America sick again’?

By sa | Mar 15, 2017 |

US President Donald Trump is discovering that repealing and replacing Obamacare is far tougher than he thought. Bette Browne reports

Hearing Voices: The History of Psychiatry in Ireland

By sa | Mar 15, 2017 |

A comprehensive and commanding insight into Irish psychiatry’s journey

Driving developments in the field of traffic medicine

By sa | Mar 2, 2017 |

David Lynch reports on the growing area of traffic medicine ahead of an upcoming research day at the RCPI

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