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From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'My name is Niall, I'm 32, and I have cancer. I never imagined saying those words' Palliative Care Week

Opinion: 'My name is Niall, I'm 32, and I have cancer. I never imagined saying those words'

Niall, from Athlone, writes about how he used to think that palliative care was for “the old, the very sick and the dying”, but it’s helping him.

From TheJournal.ie False widow spiders have invaded Ireland over the past 20 years, but what are the symptoms of a bite? Nui Galway

False widow spiders have invaded Ireland over the past 20 years, but what are the symptoms of a bite?

In 20 years, the false widow spider has invaded Ireland, one NUIG researcher said, with the highest number of them found in Dublin and Cork.

From TheJournal.ie Scientists find visual symptoms that could help early detection of Parkinson's Research

Scientists find visual symptoms that could help early detection of Parkinson's

Non-motor Parkinson’s symptoms may precede the appearance of motor signs by more than a decade.

From TheJournal.ie Measles warning after second case confirmed this year Symptoms

Measles warning after second case confirmed this year

The person in question had been in Dublin and Kerry leading up to and including the May bank holiday weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Zika virus spreading into Europe as Danish national tests positive In Europe

Zika virus spreading into Europe as Danish national tests positive

The man is currently being treated in the city of Aarhus.

From TheJournal.ie 'My GP just picked up the phone and called the surgeon straight away. I'll never forget it' Check Yourself

'My GP just picked up the phone and called the surgeon straight away. I'll never forget it'

Today is World Cancer day, and one survivor has been describing how he discovered he had cancer.

From TheJournal.ie Judge says nurse who refused Ebola quarantine can now leave home USA

Judge says nurse who refused Ebola quarantine can now leave home

The judge said that Kaci Hickox is not infectious.

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘My husband was holding back tears when he told me Callum had meningitis’ Opinion

Column: ‘My husband was holding back tears when he told me Callum had meningitis’

On Universal Children’s Day, mother Roisin Hartley tells her story about how she came so close to losing her son to meningitis.

From TheJournal.ie One third of people are not taking enough of their prescriptions to cure them Medication

One third of people are not taking enough of their prescriptions to cure them

This figure gets worse for people with long-term illnesses as a report found they are often struggling with the cost of their treatment regime.

From TheJournal.ie Spinal fluid test could give early diagnosis of Parkinson's disease Spine

Spinal fluid test could give early diagnosis of Parkinson's disease

The first signs of having the disease include body tremors, but this new test could give a diagnosis before symptoms present.

From TheJournal.ie Knowing the symptoms can 'BEAT' ovarian cancer, say pharmacists Silent Killer

Knowing the symptoms can 'BEAT' ovarian cancer, say pharmacists

The ‘BEAT’ acronym can help women recognise the symptoms of the condition, which affects 300 women each year.

From TheJournal.ie Do you know the signs and symptoms of the 'silent killer'? Ovarian Cancer

Do you know the signs and symptoms of the 'silent killer'?

A new campaign aims to raise awareness of the ‘silent killer’ ovarian cancer, which can be confused with other less serious conditions.

From TheJournal.ie Pieta House launches 'Mind Our Men' to reduce male suicide Suicide

Pieta House launches 'Mind Our Men' to reduce male suicide

The campaign aims to empower people in spotting and dealing with the signs and symptoms of suicide.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: How the Black Death (and potato blight) came to Ireland Disease This post contains videos

VIDEO: How the Black Death (and potato blight) came to Ireland

Ireland was badly hit by fatal diseases over the centuries. These videos look at the history – and how Ireland coped – with some of these diseases.

From TheJournal.ie Lack of sleep "top risk of stroke" Health

Lack of sleep "top risk of stroke"

Getting under six hours of sleep can increase risk of stroke, a new study suggests. The risk is greatest for employed people of middle to older age who don’t have a history of other stroke symptoms.