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From TheJournal.ie 'We should treat type 2 diabetes the way we treat cancer' Remission

'We should treat type 2 diabetes the way we treat cancer'

Today is World Diabetes Day and a health group wants the HSE to examine more ways of helping people to reverse their type 2 diabetes through losing weight.

From TheJournal.ie Raw sewage from 77,000 people in Ireland flowing into environment every day Irish Water

Raw sewage from 77,000 people in Ireland flowing into environment every day

Ireland needs “substantial” investment in waste water treatment, the EPA report said.

From TheJournal.ie Irish research on type of breast cancer may have found new treatment approach Cancer Treatment

Irish research on type of breast cancer may have found new treatment approach

One in eight breast cancer patients have a particular form that is difficult to treat.

From TheJournal.ie 'Undetectable equals Untransmittable': The importance of Gareth Thomas' HIV message Treatment

'Undetectable equals Untransmittable': The importance of Gareth Thomas' HIV message

Campaigners point out that effective HIV treatment is also effective HIV prevention.

From The42 Champion jockey Smullen to undergo chemotherapy after suffering health setback Treatment

Champion jockey Smullen to undergo chemotherapy after suffering health setback

The Offaly man has withdrawn from his charity race at the Curragh next month.

From TheJournal.ie Clinical trials involving Irish patients 'saved the health service €13m' over two years Health

Clinical trials involving Irish patients 'saved the health service €13m' over two years

A new report published today is calling for a scaling-up of clinical research infrastructure in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie 'It all started with my balls' - Colm Tóibín's moving essay about cancer is a must-read Treatment

'It all started with my balls' - Colm Tóibín's moving essay about cancer is a must-read

The piece beautifully details his diagnosis to treatment.

From The42 'It has become a destructive pattern': Olympic champion seeks treatment for alcohol addiction Seeking Help

'It has become a destructive pattern': Olympic champion seeks treatment for alcohol addiction

Ryan Lochte remains hopeful of competing at Tokyo 2020.

From TheJournal.ie High Court rules that woman weighing five stone and refusing food in HSE care may be force-fed Anorexia

High Court rules that woman weighing five stone and refusing food in HSE care may be force-fed

The court heard that the woman has a long history of anorexia nervosa.

From TheJournal.ie Woman affected by Cervical Check scandal says cancer has spread to her lymph system Cervical Check

Woman affected by Cervical Check scandal says cancer has spread to her lymph system

Orla received false negatives on smear tests in 2011 and 2014.

From TheJournal.ie 'Serious concerns' over private treatment centre for people with anorexia Lois Bridges

'Serious concerns' over private treatment centre for people with anorexia

There was little evidence during inspections that the current medical, nursing, or healthcare assistant staff had eating disorder training.

From The42 A nation holds its breath as Mo Salah travels to Spain for treatment Doubt

A nation holds its breath as Mo Salah travels to Spain for treatment

The Liverpool and Egypt star is hoping to be fit in time for the World Cup.

From TheJournal.ie 'You're just buying time': Former Tipperary captain describes performing CPR on man Cardiac Arrest

'You're just buying time': Former Tipperary captain describes performing CPR on man

Ger ‘Redser’ O’Grady was speaking after he may have saved a man’s life by performing CPR on him in Thurles last Friday.

From TheJournal.ie 'My gladiator lay down his shield and gained his wings': Alfie Evans dies aged 23 months RIP

'My gladiator lay down his shield and gained his wings': Alfie Evans dies aged 23 months

He had been breathing independently for over four days.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm elated, relieved': Over €111k raised to send Cork teen to US for urgent brain tumour surgery GoFundMe

'I'm elated, relieved': Over €111k raised to send Cork teen to US for urgent brain tumour surgery

17-year-old Aaron McMahon was diagnosed with a chordoma brain tumour in February 2017.

From TheJournal.ie Australian woman jailed after 'despicably' faking cancer treatment in order to fund party lifestyle Melbourne

Australian woman jailed after 'despicably' faking cancer treatment in order to fund party lifestyle

A court in Melbourne heard how Hanna Dickenson had needed money to further fund a party lifestyle.

From The42 'It’s hard for him not to get frustrated' - Sexton bruised as Leinster batter Saracens Treatment

'It’s hard for him not to get frustrated' - Sexton bruised as Leinster batter Saracens

Mark McCall said his side didn’t plan to target the Leinster out-half.

From TheJournal.ie A 'wonder drug' used to treat alcoholism may not be as effective as previously thought Addiction

A 'wonder drug' used to treat alcoholism may not be as effective as previously thought

Anti-spasticity drug baclofen has more recently been used to treat alcohol addiction.

From TheJournal.ie 'The seizures are gone - his smiles are back': Mother pens letter to Minister after treating son with CBD oil Medicinal Cannabis

'The seizures are gone - his smiles are back': Mother pens letter to Minister after treating son with CBD oil

Noreen O’Neill said her son has been seizure-free for more than a fortnight.

From The42 Former Irish international Liam Miller receiving treatment for cancer Treatment

Former Irish international Liam Miller receiving treatment for cancer

The ex-Celtic and Cork City player is 36.

From TheJournal.ie 'We are facing into a cancer epidemic': More people are surviving, but diagnoses continue to rise Ageing Population This post contains videos

'We are facing into a cancer epidemic': More people are surviving, but diagnoses continue to rise

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in both women and men.

From TheJournal.ie Man rescued after car he was driving entered Lough Neagh Antrim

Man rescued after car he was driving entered Lough Neagh

The man’s car was found to have entered the water just after midnight last night.

From TheJournal.ie Over 200 children with serious teeth problems have waited over 4 years for treatment Orthodontics

Over 200 children with serious teeth problems have waited over 4 years for treatment

Figures show that 11,786 children and young adults have been waiting over a year for necessary orthodontic treatment.

From TheJournal.ie People in need of heart consultations in Meath are waiting up to two years for an appointment Waiting Lists

People in need of heart consultations in Meath are waiting up to two years for an appointment

Nearly 200 people have been waiting up to 22 months for a cardiac consultation at Our Lady’s Hospital Navan.

From TheJournal.ie Waiting lists for occupational therapy shoot up a massive 50% in just two years Spiralling

Waiting lists for occupational therapy shoot up a massive 50% in just two years

The huge lists may be just the tip of the iceberg – figures for those already undergoing treatment are not available according to the HSE.

From TheJournal.ie Children with potential mental health issues have been waiting over a year for a psychologist BACKLOG

Children with potential mental health issues have been waiting over a year for a psychologist

Almost a third of children on waiting-lists have been waiting for over a year.

From TheJournal.ie Charlie Gard to be moved to hospice for his final days after ruling by judge Charlie Gard

Charlie Gard to be moved to hospice for his final days after ruling by judge

A judge made the order after an agreement on Charlie’s end-of-life care plan couldn’t be found.

From TheJournal.ie No agreement over where Charlie Gard will spend his final days Charlie Gard

No agreement over where Charlie Gard will spend his final days

Great Ormond Street Hospital said moving Charlie home would not be practical.

From TheJournal.ie Charlie Gard's parents ask the High Court to let them take their son home to die British High Court

Charlie Gard's parents ask the High Court to let them take their son home to die

The parents abandoned their bid for the experimental treatment yesterday, saying that time had run out for Charlie.

From TheJournal.ie Irish researchers hopeful they are closer to effective Huntington's disease treatment Treatment

Irish researchers hopeful they are closer to effective Huntington's disease treatment

Research has shown that they were able to slow down neurodegeneration.

From TheJournal.ie For the first time, over half of people with HIV are taking AIDS drugs Global Shift

For the first time, over half of people with HIV are taking AIDS drugs

The United Nations report’s authors claimed that the data proved the “scales have finally tipped”.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: 'I'm still the same kid - just instead of having no hands, I have two' Transplant

Watch: 'I'm still the same kid - just instead of having no hands, I have two'

Zion Harvey is the first person to undergo a double hand transplant.

From TheJournal.ie 'If he was suffering we wouldn't be up here fighting': New evidence in Charlie Gard case Rare Disease

'If he was suffering we wouldn't be up here fighting': New evidence in Charlie Gard case

Proceedings grew heated today, with Gard’s parents storming out of the courtroom at one point.

From TheJournal.ie 'It is soul-destroying to see my daughter crying every day with the pain in her back' Scoliosis

'It is soul-destroying to see my daughter crying every day with the pain in her back'

Karen and Sarah-Ann Cline-Mitchell met with the Minister for Health yesterday to find out when she will get a date for her operation.

From TheJournal.ie Groundbreaking science allows paralysed man use his brain to control his arms again Bionic Man This post contains videos

Groundbreaking science allows paralysed man use his brain to control his arms again

Bill Kochevar says the device is “better than I thought it would be”.

From TheJournal.ie Carlow teen thanks public after raising €600,000 for cancer treatment following emotional video Viral

Carlow teen thanks public after raising €600,000 for cancer treatment following emotional video

“On this Valentine’s Day, I didn’t just receive a teddy or a card, but the chance of life.”

From TheJournal.ie Toddler becomes first Irish person granted licence for medical cannabis Tristan Forde

Toddler becomes first Irish person granted licence for medical cannabis

The two-year-old and his mother Yvonne spent a year in Colorado so he could access cannabis oil.

From TheJournal.ie Restaurant critic AA Gill reveals he has 'the full English of cancer' in column Health

Restaurant critic AA Gill reveals he has 'the full English of cancer' in column

The 62-year-old writer now plans on marrying his partner of 23 years.

From TheJournal.ie Dozens of Indians call hospital to donate kidneys to foreign minister Transplant

Dozens of Indians call hospital to donate kidneys to foreign minister

Sushma Swaraj is being treated for kidney failure.

From TheJournal.ie German hospital uses therapy to 'treat' paedophiles before they commit crimes Treatment

German hospital uses therapy to 'treat' paedophiles before they commit crimes

More than 7,000 people have sought information on the programme which is offered in 11 centres across Germany.

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