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From TheJournal.ie Trinity study seeks women exposed to Hepatitis C-contaminated product in 70s Research

Trinity study seeks women exposed to Hepatitis C-contaminated product in 70s

Almost half of the women screened, who had contact with the virus, showed no signs of infection after.

From TheJournal.ie Seven million women in one year treated for complications from unsafe abortions Global Health

Seven million women in one year treated for complications from unsafe abortions

Complications from unsafe abortions can lead to chronic disability.

From TheJournal.ie Nutrition a "desperately neglected" aspect of mother and baby health Food

Nutrition a "desperately neglected" aspect of mother and baby health

Undernutrition contributes to 45 per cent of child deaths in developing countries every year.

From TheJournal.ie Rotunda master warns of 'intolerably high levels of activity' in hospital Rotunda

Rotunda master warns of 'intolerably high levels of activity' in hospital

The Head of the Department of Neonatology also said that the inability of the hospital to replace frontline staff is “starting to show its effect”.

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'Do you want to have children?' Every couple needs to have this conversation Read Me

Column: 'Do you want to have children?' Every couple needs to have this conversation

The decision whether or not to have children is one of the most important decisions of your life, writes relationship counsellor Tony Moore, who says he is amazed at how many couples do not have the discussion.

From TheJournal.ie Childhood behavioural problems linked to smoking during pregnancy Smoking

Childhood behavioural problems linked to smoking during pregnancy

New research shows that children whose mothers smoked during pregnancy were 1.4 times more likely to be defined as having a behavioural problem by their teacher than other children.

From The42 'How in the name of Jesus are we getting to this point' - Wood blasts Bent call-up Unpalatable

'How in the name of Jesus are we getting to this point' - Wood blasts Bent call-up

The former Irish captain also touted Jonny Sexton and Peter O’Mahony as future leaders.

Polar bear ancestry traced back to... Ireland?

Yep. Scientist have linked modern polar bears with ancient Irish brown bears.