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

Jul 13th 2017, 7:46 PM 26,310 Views 40 Comments

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

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

Mar 30th 2017, 6:11 PM 10,691 Views 16 Comments

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.

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

Mar 29th 2017, 3:45 PM 8,920 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Feb 14th 2017, 10:37 PM 28,425 Views 35 Comments

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

Toddler becomes first Irish person granted licence for medical cannabis
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Toddler becomes first Irish person granted licence for medical cannabis

Dec 23rd 2016, 7:22 PM 25,195 Views 17 Comments

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

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

Nov 20th 2016, 1:07 PM 55,413 Views 21 Comments

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

Dozens of Indians call hospital to donate kidneys to foreign minister
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Dozens of Indians call hospital to donate kidneys to foreign minister

Nov 18th 2016, 1:45 PM 11,090 Views 9 Comments

Sushma Swaraj is being treated for kidney failure.

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

Oct 31st 2016, 8:00 PM 16,561 Views 60 Comments

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

Plans for new cancer institute at St James' Hospital
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Plans for new cancer institute at St James' Hospital

Oct 17th 2016, 9:21 AM 9,214 Views 29 Comments

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

New cocktail of drugs could significantly improve outcomes for cancer patients
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New cocktail of drugs could significantly improve outcomes for cancer patients

Oct 9th 2016, 7:00 PM 11,791 Views 13 Comments

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

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

Sep 13th 2016, 11:28 AM 25,676 Views 0 Comments

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.

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

Aug 21st 2016, 12:00 PM 30,362 Views 14 Comments

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

Hospital allowed to treat prisoner who is refusing medication
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Hospital allowed to treat prisoner who is refusing medication

Aug 10th 2016, 7:07 PM 19,903 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Aug 6th 2016, 8:00 PM 820 Views 8 Comments

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

Older patients sedated to help them adjust to incontinence pads
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Older patients sedated to help them adjust to incontinence pads

Aug 1st 2016, 8:00 PM 18,761 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Jul 31st 2016, 9:00 PM 1,192 Views 35 Comments

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

'Psoriasis can have devastating effects on your body image'
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'Psoriasis can have devastating effects on your body image'

Jul 3rd 2016, 8:45 PM 4,318 Views 92 Comments

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

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

Jun 9th 2016, 8:35 AM 11,642 Views 38 Comments

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

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

May 31st 2016, 10:09 AM 27,739 Views 9 Comments

The sisters fighting cancer together.

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

May 20th 2016, 6:05 AM 27,856 Views 10 Comments

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

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

Mar 2nd 2016, 5:00 PM 485 Views 39 Comments

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

Cancelled Donegal flight leaves cancer patient stranded
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Cancelled Donegal flight leaves cancer patient stranded

Jan 28th 2016, 6:06 PM 37,424 Views 67 Comments

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

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

Dec 27th 2015, 10:00 PM 23,544 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Nov 21st 2015, 7:30 AM 10,098 Views 14 Comments

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

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

Oct 20th 2015, 6:05 AM 11,162 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Oct 18th 2015, 3:08 PM 15,154 Views 19 Comments

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

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

Sep 19th 2015, 7:10 AM 19,544 Views 32 Comments

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

Google is making a big move to help treat diabetes
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Google is making a big move to help treat diabetes

Sep 1st 2015, 11:45 AM 9,740 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Aug 19th 2015, 11:47 AM 11,531 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Jul 28th 2015, 9:37 PM 10,734 Views 16 Comments

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

These two affordable drugs can lower breast cancer deaths
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These two affordable drugs can lower breast cancer deaths

Jul 24th 2015, 6:02 AM 9,341 Views 10 Comments

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

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

Jul 15th 2015, 7:00 PM 15,638 Views 86 Comments

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

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

Jun 21st 2015, 8:00 AM 11,430 Views 58 Comments

The drug is used to treat heroin addiction.

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

Jun 15th 2015, 10:00 PM 44,188 Views 139 Comments

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

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

Jun 10th 2015, 6:10 AM 25,289 Views 34 Comments

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

Woman's graphic skin cancer treatment photo goes viral
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Woman's graphic skin cancer treatment photo goes viral

May 12th 2015, 8:23 PM 61,287 Views 43 Comments

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

The first drug to reduce alcohol consumption hits the shelves here
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The first drug to reduce alcohol consumption hits the shelves here

Apr 3rd 2015, 6:30 AM 28,314 Views 34 Comments

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

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

Mar 23rd 2015, 10:43 AM 14,766 Views 27 Comments

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

Muslim teachers will be allowed to wear their headscarves in class
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Muslim teachers will be allowed to wear their headscarves in class

Mar 14th 2015, 4:30 PM 15,647 Views 109 Comments

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

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

Jan 5th 2015, 7:05 PM 7,932 Views 3 Comments

She is in hospital in London.