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Tom Brady announces New England Patriots departure
# Farewell
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# Farewell

Tom Brady announces New England Patriots departure

Mar 17th 2020, 1:16 PM 11,012 Views 13 Comments

The Pats legend penned an emotional farewell on social media.

Patriots plan to extend Tom Brady deal beyond 2019, says owner Kraft
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Patriots plan to extend Tom Brady deal beyond 2019, says owner Kraft

Jan 31st 2019, 7:54 AM 3,716 Views 3 Comments

Robert Kraft expects the 41-year-old to ‘continue for quite a while’ with Sunday’s Super Bowl looming.

Tom Brady is underrated
# Review
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# Review

Tom Brady is underrated

Nov 5th 2018, 1:45 PM 7,491 Views 11 Comments

It’s easy to forget how good the Patriots player actually is in an era of great quarterback play, writes Steve O’Rourke.

All staff and students screened after two cases of TB confirmed in Cork secondary school
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All staff and students screened after two cases of TB confirmed in Cork secondary school

Apr 18th 2018, 10:20 PM 22,883 Views 29 Comments

The screenings include a skin test and, if needed, blood tests and chest x-rays.

Badgers to be vaccinated against TB to stop them giving it to cattle
# Tb Or Not Tb
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# Tb Or Not Tb

Badgers to be vaccinated against TB to stop them giving it to cattle

Jan 16th 2018, 8:57 AM 10,781 Views 38 Comments

Michael Creed announced the initiative yesterday.

Effect of new medicine in animal studies was "misrepresented" to get funding for human trials
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# Animal Testing

Effect of new medicine in animal studies was "misrepresented" to get funding for human trials

Jan 11th 2018, 6:30 AM 9,284 Views 16 Comments

A new report in the British Medical Journal has pointed to a “systemic failure” in the use of animal studies.

The 49ers reportedly baffled Bill Belichick by asking if the Patriots would trade Tom Brady
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The 49ers reportedly baffled Bill Belichick by asking if the Patriots would trade Tom Brady

Nov 6th 2017, 6:54 PM 8,275 Views 5 Comments

What about the lad Cantona?

Patient diagnosed with tuberculosis in University Hospital Galway
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Patient diagnosed with tuberculosis in University Hospital Galway

Sep 14th 2017, 6:12 PM 20,295 Views 16 Comments

Everyone who came into contact with the patient has been offered screening for TB.

Anger over calls for 50,000 deer to be culled in Wicklow
# Shot Down
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# Shot Down

Anger over calls for 50,000 deer to be culled in Wicklow

Apr 2nd 2017, 10:00 PM 33,743 Views 84 Comments

Deer experts say the calls are based on bad science.

Tuberculosis-fighting vaccine delayed again
# Worldwide Shortage
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# Worldwide Shortage

Tuberculosis-fighting vaccine delayed again

Dec 30th 2016, 6:05 AM 6,787 Views 2 Comments

It is now 18 months since supplies ran out worldwide.

The 'War On Drugs' is driving a global epidemic of HIV, TB and hepatitis
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# Decriminalisation

The 'War On Drugs' is driving a global epidemic of HIV, TB and hepatitis

Jul 15th 2016, 6:15 AM 14,388 Views 28 Comments

Major new study says jails hothouse infectious diseases, which are then passed on to the wider community.

BCG scars could become a thing of the past for most people
# Tuberculosis
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# Tuberculosis

BCG scars could become a thing of the past for most people

Sep 9th 2015, 1:00 PM 27,148 Views 38 Comments

Only children in high-risk groups could be vaccinated.

Children won't get vaccines for TB until June, but Leo says it's not a problem
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Children won't get vaccines for TB until June, but Leo says it's not a problem

May 24th 2015, 7:45 AM 9,861 Views 25 Comments

The BCG vaccine is delayed.

Travellers are three times more likely to get TB
# Consumption
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# Consumption

Travellers are three times more likely to get TB

Mar 13th 2015, 7:50 AM 9,610 Views 83 Comments

And they get it much, much younger.

A new antibiotic could finally turn the tide against superbugs and drug-resistant infections
# MRSA
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# MRSA

A new antibiotic could finally turn the tide against superbugs and drug-resistant infections

Jan 8th 2015, 12:02 PM 8,250 Views 21 Comments

And it could be just start of the discovery of dozens of new antibiotics.

Irish scientists have figured out ANOTHER way smoking is bad for you
# Tuberculosis
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Irish scientists have figured out ANOTHER way smoking is bad for you

Nov 14th 2014, 6:15 AM 15,048 Views 6 Comments

Researchers from Trinity College Dublin have discovered exactly how smokers are more at risk of TB.

The Government needs 25,000 badger body bags
# Badger Cull
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# Badger Cull

The Government needs 25,000 badger body bags

Sep 9th 2014, 1:00 PM 13,437 Views 43 Comments

The Department of Agriculture regularly carries out culls of the animals, as they carry TB.

Good news for babies: The BCG vaccine shortage is over
# Booster
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# Booster

Good news for babies: The BCG vaccine shortage is over

Aug 26th 2014, 11:33 AM 7,649 Views 54 Comments

The HSE has said in June that it has problems with its supplier.

Ireland culled up to 39,000 badgers in six years
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# Eradication

Ireland culled up to 39,000 badgers in six years

Aug 4th 2014, 8:45 AM 10,373 Views 45 Comments

The Department of Agriculture is trialling a vaccination programme in a number of counties to see how effective it is but most badgers captured are shot.

As TB re-emerges, a link is found to low vitamin D in children
# Deficiency
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# Deficiency

As TB re-emerges, a link is found to low vitamin D in children

May 7th 2014, 8:05 AM 8,106 Views 29 Comments

TB is re-emerging disease in Europe, and the study is the first study in children with a matched control group.

TB hasn't gone away - it's a silent killer
# World Tb Day
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# World Tb Day

TB hasn't gone away - it's a silent killer

Mar 24th 2014, 10:37 AM 7,703 Views 23 Comments

The disease affects 9 million people around the world every year.

Column: I can’t bear to look into someone's eyes and tell them they will probably die
# Drug Resistance
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# Drug Resistance

Column: I can’t bear to look into someone's eyes and tell them they will probably die

Mar 24th 2014, 8:00 AM 75 Views 9 Comments

My patients see my white coat as a lifejacket. But the truth is that the chance of surviving drug-resistant TB is down to the roll of a dice, writes Dr Jennifer Hughes.

'Thousands at risk' after Doctors Without Borders expelled from Myanmar
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'Thousands at risk' after Doctors Without Borders expelled from Myanmar

Feb 28th 2014, 5:22 PM 7,311 Views 9 Comments

The government defended its decision, accusing the group of creating tensions and instability.

Column: Why is lung disease so prevalent in Ireland?
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Column: Why is lung disease so prevalent in Ireland?

Nov 7th 2013, 7:30 PM 7,403 Views 61 Comments

Ireland has one of the highest death rates from lung disease in Western Europe – only Belgium, Moldova, Hungary and Kyrgyzstan have higher mortality levels. Dr Edward McKone examines why.

On patrol with Britain's badger cull saboteurs
# Badger Culling
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# Badger Culling

On patrol with Britain's badger cull saboteurs

Oct 19th 2013, 8:30 AM 6,824 Views 52 Comments

The cull in Gloucestershire is aimed at tackling the spread of TB in cattle but opponents say this will do little to combat the disease.

5,000 badgers to be killed as cull begins
# England
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# England

5,000 badgers to be killed as cull begins

Aug 27th 2013, 8:03 AM 9,210 Views 99 Comments

Farmers say the cull will help curb tuberculosis in cattle, but animal rights groups say that the cull will not help eradicate TB in UK.

Worldwide fears over drug-resistant tuberculosis
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Worldwide fears over drug-resistant tuberculosis

Mar 26th 2013, 6:30 AM 6,036 Views 29 Comments

As Ireland notes record-low levels of TB, global experts have warned of an untreatable strain emerging in a number of other countries.

Rats recruited to hunt for TB in Mozambique
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# Trust Me I'm A Rat

Rats recruited to hunt for TB in Mozambique

Oct 12th 2012, 5:50 PM 4,869 Views 11 Comments

The trained rodents are going to sniff out the disease, apparently.

'Extensively drug-resistant' tuberculosis on the rise worldwide
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'Extensively drug-resistant' tuberculosis on the rise worldwide

Aug 30th 2012, 6:30 AM 3,377 Views 10 Comments

A large international study has revealed alarming levels of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis across the globe.

Higher rate of infection among homeless 'put overall population at risk'
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Higher rate of infection among homeless 'put overall population at risk'

Aug 20th 2012, 6:50 AM 4,170 Views 1 Comment

New data published in The Lancet shows much higher infection rates of TB, HIV and Hepatitis-C among homeless people.

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

Aug 13th 2012, 7:00 AM 6,024 Views 23 Comments

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.

Tuberculosis case confirmed at Griffith College in Dublin
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Tuberculosis case confirmed at Griffith College in Dublin

May 2nd 2012, 5:29 PM 6,977 Views 14 Comments

One case of TB has been confirmed at the Dublin 8 campus.

'Shocking' data confirms growing number of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis cases
# World Tb Day
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# World Tb Day

'Shocking' data confirms growing number of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis cases

Mar 24th 2012, 8:45 AM 2,280 Views 4 Comments

On World Tuberculosis Day, health professionals have expressed their alarm over new research that exposes the levels of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis.

Major Aids treatment fund suspends further grants over financial issues
# Global Fund
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# Global Fund

Major Aids treatment fund suspends further grants over financial issues

Nov 24th 2011, 9:36 PM 1,520 Views 3 Comments

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria said today that global financial woes mean it can’t pledge any more funding until 2014.

Cloverhill inmates, staff being screened for tuberculosis
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# Cloverhill Prison

Cloverhill inmates, staff being screened for tuberculosis

Oct 22nd 2011, 4:05 PM 912 Views 7 Comments

Staff and inmates at the prison in Clondalkin are being tested after a number of prison officers tested positive for TB.

Patient at Louth hospital diagnosed with TB
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Patient at Louth hospital diagnosed with TB

Oct 21st 2011, 3:39 PM 821 Views 11 Comments

The HSE has told a local radio station that the patient suffering from TB spent five days on a trolley in the emergency department.

Smoking could lead to 40 million TB deaths by 2050
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# Smoking

Smoking could lead to 40 million TB deaths by 2050

Oct 5th 2011, 10:42 AM 339 Views 6 Comments

Researchers warning about a significant increase in smoking-linked TB deaths worldwide have insisted that “tobacco control is tuberculosis control”.

HSE screens 336 people after TB outbreak in Cork school
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HSE screens 336 people after TB outbreak in Cork school

Oct 16th 2010, 2:04 PM 288 Views 0 Comments

HSE investigating the TB outbreak which infected 48 pupils and staff in Ballintemple.

TB screening begins in Cork
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TB screening begins in Cork

Aug 23rd 2010, 1:29 PM 660 Views 0 Comments

Over 220 children and adults are being screened for TB following an outbreak.