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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.

From TheJournal.ie Plans for new cancer institute at St James' Hospital Treatment

Plans for new cancer institute at St James' Hospital

Cancer in Ireland is projected to double by 2040, with increases in all types of the disease.

From TheJournal.ie New cocktail of drugs could significantly improve outcomes for cancer patients Progress

New cocktail of drugs could significantly improve outcomes for cancer patients

40% of kidney cancer patients saw their tumours significantly reduce, while 10% were left with “no detectable sign of cancer” at all.

From TheJournal.ie Two US gymnasts say they were sexually abused by a US Olympics team doctor Lawsuit

Two US gymnasts say they were sexually abused by a US Olympics team doctor

The California lawsuit says that USA Gymnastics negligently suppressed, concealed or failed to disclose knowledge that the doctor had engaged in sexual conduct with team members.

From TheJournal.ie What should I do if I feel a fluttering feeling in my chest? Here's some advice from an expert Column

What should I do if I feel a fluttering feeling in my chest? Here's some advice from an expert

Patricia Hall from the Irish Heart Foundation talks about when you should worry about heart palpitations.

From TheJournal.ie Hospital allowed to treat prisoner who is refusing medication High Court

Hospital allowed to treat prisoner who is refusing medication

The man, who may have a mental illness, has an infection that could become septic and cause his death.

From TheJournal.ie What do I do if I find something unusual on my skin? Here's some advice from an expert Skin Cancer

What do I do if I find something unusual on my skin? Here's some advice from an expert

Roseleen Flaherty from the Irish Cancer Society talks about how to check if you have skin cancer.

From TheJournal.ie Older patients sedated to help them adjust to incontinence pads Anti-psychotics

Older patients sedated to help them adjust to incontinence pads

Dr Shaun O’Keefe has been talking to TheJournal.ie about the misuse of drugs in the treatment of older patients.

From TheJournal.ie 'I lost my partner to it': What it's like to live with Hepatitis C Opinion

'I lost my partner to it': What it's like to live with Hepatitis C

When Emily Reaper was first diagnosed, there was no such thing as Hepatitis C.

From TheJournal.ie 'Psoriasis can have devastating effects on your body image' Opinion

'Psoriasis can have devastating effects on your body image'

Tadgh Dolan talks about the impact psoriasis has had on his life.

From TheJournal.ie People coming out of drug treatment programmes are relapsing because of the lack of housing Coolmine Therapeutic Community

People coming out of drug treatment programmes are relapsing because of the lack of housing

The chairman of a drug treatment programme said that the government needed to give more urgency to the housing crisis.

From TheJournal.ie "Had she not been diagnosed, I don't think I would have caught mine." Utah

"Had she not been diagnosed, I don't think I would have caught mine."

The sisters fighting cancer together.

From TheJournal.ie Man who had stroke while driving through Port Tunnel saved by new clinical trial Lifesavers

Man who had stroke while driving through Port Tunnel saved by new clinical trial

Paul Lambe benefited from a rollout of new Irish research that is tackling cancer, strokes and health crises.

From TheJournal.ie Why do people say this: ‘They’ve been married a while now? What’s keeping her?' Opinion

Why do people say this: ‘They’ve been married a while now? What’s keeping her?'

To be told you cannot conceive on your own is devastating, cruel and unfair, writes Jennifer Ryan Moran.

From TheJournal.ie Cancelled Donegal flight leaves cancer patient stranded Grounded

Cancelled Donegal flight leaves cancer patient stranded

Margaret Gallagher was unable to attend a treatment session in Cork last week.

From TheJournal.ie 'Cancer doesn't discriminate': Young adults support each other after a diagnosis Youcan Ireland

'Cancer doesn't discriminate': Young adults support each other after a diagnosis

“Regardless of your age, gender or creed, when it decides to take hold, life as you know it changes forever.”

From TheJournal.ie The number of people on Beaumont Hospital waiting lists shows why the place is overcrowded Get In The Queue

The number of people on Beaumont Hospital waiting lists shows why the place is overcrowded

It’s over 10,000, with 2,352 waiting for over a year.

From TheJournal.ie The stark truth about the 'breast cancer gap' between rich and poor in Ireland Comfort The Afflicted

The stark truth about the 'breast cancer gap' between rich and poor in Ireland

The inability of women to take time off for treatment is part of the problem.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon set to take legal action against more than 1,000 'fake reviewers' Cracking Down

Amazon set to take legal action against more than 1,000 'fake reviewers'

The fake reviews were being offered for sale for as little as $5 (€4.40).

From TheJournal.ie 'Sure you’re grand now, your hair has grown back', the PTSD of surviving cancer Postcode Lottery

'Sure you’re grand now, your hair has grown back', the PTSD of surviving cancer

Cancer survivors talk about how difficult it can be to re-adjust to life after treatment.

From TheJournal.ie Google is making a big move to help treat diabetes Diabetes

Google is making a big move to help treat diabetes

A new partnership sees it developing new technology that will help treat diabetes.

From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus promises to treat you better when your flight is delayed Slap On The Wrist

Aer Lingus promises to treat you better when your flight is delayed

The UK’s aviation regulator had alleged the treatment of passengers by Aer Lingus, Jet2 and Wizz Air was in breach of consumer law.

From TheJournal.ie The government will fund life-prolonging treatment for a terminal cancer patient Breakthrough

The government will fund life-prolonging treatment for a terminal cancer patient

The drug is believed to cost between €65,000 and €85,000 per patient.

From TheJournal.ie These two affordable drugs can lower breast cancer deaths Treatment

These two affordable drugs can lower breast cancer deaths

Studies found the drugs can help to reduce breast cancer mortality in postmenopausal women.

From TheJournal.ie Terminal cancer patient pleads with government to pay for drug that could prolong her life Treatment

Terminal cancer patient pleads with government to pay for drug that could prolong her life

A 59-year-old woman says she is begging the government to pay for a cancer drug that could prolong her life.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 10,000 people are in methadone programmes in Ireland - and the number is rising Drugs

Almost 10,000 people are in methadone programmes in Ireland - and the number is rising

The drug is used to treat heroin addiction.

From TheJournal.ie Man who claims to have cured cancer is causing controversy in Dublin and Galway Brian Clement

Man who claims to have cured cancer is causing controversy in Dublin and Galway

Brian Clement has said treatments at his spa, which include a raw food diet, have cured every known disease.

From TheJournal.ie These counties have the highest numbers of people treated for alcohol abuse Problem Alcohol Use

These counties have the highest numbers of people treated for alcohol abuse

Figures published show a drop in the number of cases of alcohol abuse in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Woman's graphic skin cancer treatment photo goes viral Warning

Woman's graphic skin cancer treatment photo goes viral

It’s not nice – but it’s necessary to see.

From TheJournal.ie The first drug to reduce alcohol consumption hits the shelves here Treatment

The first drug to reduce alcohol consumption hits the shelves here

It is the first product to be granted a licence for alcohol reduction.

From TheJournal.ie Ashya King 'free of cancer' after specialist treatment that was refused in the UK Brain Tumour

Ashya King 'free of cancer' after specialist treatment that was refused in the UK

His parents were previously arrested for taking him out of the country.

From TheJournal.ie Muslim teachers will be allowed to wear their headscarves in class Germany

Muslim teachers will be allowed to wear their headscarves in class

The issue has been a major topic of debate in Germany.

From TheJournal.ie UK nurse with Ebola has "stabilised" but is still critical Pauline Cafferkey

UK nurse with Ebola has "stabilised" but is still critical

She is in hospital in London.

From TheJournal.ie Scottish nurse with Ebola agrees to try experimental drug Treatment

Scottish nurse with Ebola agrees to try experimental drug

“The next few days will be crucial.”

From TheJournal.ie Second suspected Scottish Ebola patient has tested negative Pauline Cafferkey

Second suspected Scottish Ebola patient has tested negative

Pauline Cafferkey, from Glasgow, is being treated in London.

From TheJournal.ie There ARE simple treatments for Ebola that could have saved lives PREVENTABLE

There ARE simple treatments for Ebola that could have saved lives

Experts have argued that better managing of fluids and electrolytes could have prevented a number of deaths.