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Existing drug could treat ‘aggressive’ triple-negative breast cancer – study
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Existing drug could treat ‘aggressive’ triple-negative breast cancer – study

Jan 28th 2021, 7:20 AM 18,016 Views 3 Comments

The already approved drug could be used to treat more aggressive forms of breast cancer that don’t always respond to traditional chemotherapy.

Scientists say they may have discovered a new way to try to combat the virus that causes Covid-19
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Scientists say they may have discovered a new way to try to combat the virus that causes Covid-19

Sep 21st 2020, 10:43 PM 120,914 Views 72 Comments

The researchers in the new study described their findings as a potential “game changer”.

Covid-19: The treatment and vaccine candidates showing promising results
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Covid-19: The treatment and vaccine candidates showing promising results

Aug 25th 2020, 10:15 PM 62,653 Views 78 Comments

There may be enough data on the Oxford vaccine to put it before regulators this year.

Heart attack patients taking 18 hours longer to present at hospital during lockdown
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Heart attack patients taking 18 hours longer to present at hospital during lockdown

Jun 24th 2020, 11:08 AM 8,445 Views 4 Comments

Experts say fear of Covid-19 is keeping patients away from hospitals despite the higher risk of cardiac death.

Drug backed by Donald Trump does not help treat Covid-19, according to new research
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Drug backed by Donald Trump does not help treat Covid-19, according to new research

May 15th 2020, 6:10 AM 19,129 Views 64 Comments

In one study, adverse effects were more common in patients who received hydroxychloroquine.

Public warned not to buy fake medicines that claim to treat or prevent coronavirus
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Public warned not to buy fake medicines that claim to treat or prevent coronavirus

Mar 24th 2020, 4:06 PM 7,369 Views 7 Comments

The European Medicines Agency said these falsified medicines can cause serious harm.

Here are the potential Covid-19 vaccine and treatment options being developed
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Here are the potential Covid-19 vaccine and treatment options being developed

Mar 18th 2020, 12:51 PM 45,794 Views 18 Comments

The World Health Organization has said it could take 12 to 18 months for a vaccine to be developed and approved for use.

'A most wonderful Christmas present': HSE to reimburse cost of new cystic fibrosis treatment
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'A most wonderful Christmas present': HSE to reimburse cost of new cystic fibrosis treatment

Dec 13th 2019, 9:12 PM 11,119 Views 12 Comments

About 1,200 children and adults have Cystic Fibrosis in Ireland.

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

Nov 14th 2019, 6:00 AM 11,177 Views 34 Comments

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.

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

Nov 13th 2019, 12:05 AM 26,971 Views 47 Comments

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

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

Oct 3rd 2019, 10:15 PM 15,289 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Sep 16th 2019, 12:36 PM 40,597 Views 21 Comments

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

Champion jockey Smullen to undergo chemotherapy after suffering health setback
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Champion jockey Smullen to undergo chemotherapy after suffering health setback

Aug 22nd 2019, 3:00 PM 9,018 Views 5 Comments

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

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

May 20th 2019, 5:46 PM 9,064 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Apr 12th 2019, 8:44 AM 32,461 Views 14 Comments

The piece beautifully details his diagnosis to treatment.

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

Oct 9th 2018, 10:26 PM 10,693 Views 2 Comments

Ryan Lochte remains hopeful of competing at Tokyo 2020.

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

Aug 30th 2018, 5:32 PM 14,518 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jun 15th 2018, 4:24 PM 17,151 Views 10 Comments

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

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

Jun 7th 2018, 5:18 PM 20,037 Views 4 Comments

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

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

May 28th 2018, 7:47 PM 8,351 Views 6 Comments

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

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

May 8th 2018, 12:57 PM 17,339 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Apr 28th 2018, 7:25 AM 55,794 Views 103 Comments

He had been breathing independently for over four days.

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

Apr 19th 2018, 1:12 PM 12,430 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Apr 11th 2018, 8:12 AM 88,750 Views 61 Comments

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

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

Apr 1st 2018, 7:31 PM 25,689 Views 39 Comments

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

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

Mar 4th 2018, 11:31 AM 26,306 Views 40 Comments

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

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

Jan 31st 2018, 12:05 AM 43,216 Views 58 Comments

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

Former Irish international Liam Miller receiving treatment for cancer
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Former Irish international Liam Miller receiving treatment for cancer

Nov 13th 2017, 12:30 PM 30,610 Views 30 Comments

The ex-Celtic and Cork City player is 36.

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

Nov 7th 2017, 6:30 AM 43,914 Views 20 Comments

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

Man rescued after car he was driving entered Lough Neagh
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Man rescued after car he was driving entered Lough Neagh

Oct 22nd 2017, 2:01 PM 14,775 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Oct 21st 2017, 6:00 AM 9,471 Views 18 Comments

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

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

Oct 8th 2017, 10:00 PM 11,330 Views 43 Comments

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

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

Aug 23rd 2017, 6:10 AM 11,302 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Jul 31st 2017, 9:34 AM 8,367 Views 17 Comments

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

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

Jul 27th 2017, 6:08 PM 12,864 Views 28 Comments

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

No agreement over where Charlie Gard will spend his final days
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No agreement over where Charlie Gard will spend his final days

Jul 26th 2017, 7:03 PM 12,667 Views 68 Comments

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

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

Jul 25th 2017, 5:27 PM 15,082 Views 46 Comments

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

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

Jul 20th 2017, 7:38 PM 11,239 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Jul 20th 2017, 12:05 PM 11,579 Views 17 Comments

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

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

Jul 19th 2017, 2:45 PM 13,045 Views 7 Comments

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

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