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Not a ‘dry eye’ in the house

By sa | Apr 25, 2017 |

Seán Duke reports on the potential of microRNA and nanotechnology to advance treatment of dry eye disease

Identifying aggressive prostate cancer

By sa | Apr 13, 2017 |

Scientists and urologists have joined forces to develop a new diagnostic test for prostate cancer, expected to be available in three years, which can identify early-on the men who are likely to die from the disease. Prof Stephen Pennington, Senior Fellow, University College Dublin (UCD) Conway Institute, spoke to Seán Duke

What’s new in the field of coronary artery disease?

By sa | Mar 23, 2017 |

The prevention and treatment of coronary artery disease is changing due to an improved assessment of the risks, the success of preventative approaches, more specific tests and new technologies, medications and interventions

The dangers of disturbed sleep

By sa | Mar 15, 2017 |

Questions and answers on the risks for obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome, as well as clinical screening tools, optimal diagnostics and the treatment options

Wheeze in the pre-school child

By sa | Mar 15, 2017 |

Pre-school wheeze is a complicated clinical area where there are few absolutes

Pushing out the frontiers through oncology research

By sa | Feb 22, 2017 |

Paul Mulholland reports from the recent Irish Society of Medical Oncology Fellowship and Bursary Awards, which showcased the latest in national and international oncology research

Treatment for rheumatoid arthritis gets personal

By sa | Jan 25, 2017 |

Researchers are focused on trying to define which patients with rheumatoid arthritis will respond effectively to one of the newer therapies from the onset of disease

Getting a grip on gout

By sa | Jan 25, 2017 |

Updated European recommendations on the treatment of gout and hyperuricaemia offer effective and inexpensive methods to prevent and treat these two conditions, which are growing in prevalence worldwide

Towards new therapies for triple negative breast cancer (TNBC)

By sa | Jan 11, 2017 |

As gene sequencing and other technologies start to reveal the diverse nature of TNBC, new subtype-specific therapies can emerge

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