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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 15,650 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.

Scottish nurse with Ebola agrees to try experimental drug
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Scottish nurse with Ebola agrees to try experimental drug

Dec 31st 2014, 8:27 PM 12,382 Views 17 Comments

“The next few days will be crucial.”

Second suspected Scottish Ebola patient has tested negative
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Second suspected Scottish Ebola patient has tested negative

Dec 31st 2014, 8:58 AM 4,426 Views 2 Comments

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

There ARE simple treatments for Ebola that could have saved lives
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There ARE simple treatments for Ebola that could have saved lives

Dec 5th 2014, 6:30 AM 5,413 Views 4 Comments

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

Biggest addiction centre in the south of the country had 14,000 calls about treatment this year
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Biggest addiction centre in the south of the country had 14,000 calls about treatment this year

Nov 28th 2014, 8:00 AM 7,111 Views 24 Comments

A large number of women are also seeking treatment, a change from 25 years ago.

Fears that families of children with serious illness could face 'rigorous' medical card means test
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Fears that families of children with serious illness could face 'rigorous' medical card means test

Nov 26th 2014, 8:59 AM 4,524 Views 18 Comments

Our Children’s Health has welcomed yesterday’s announcements on medical card reform, but still has some outstanding concerns.

Baby girl survives Ebola 'against all the odds'
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Baby girl survives Ebola 'against all the odds'

Nov 22nd 2014, 9:00 AM 9,116 Views 8 Comments

Despite these positive stories, Doctors Without Borders said the outbreak is far from over.

Paedophile told by court that castration was not a punishment
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Paedophile told by court that castration was not a punishment

Nov 7th 2014, 8:45 AM 23,594 Views 36 Comments

European Court of Human Rights says it was part of the protective measures ordered by a Czech court.

A UN employee has died from Ebola in Germany
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A UN employee has died from Ebola in Germany

Oct 14th 2014, 9:32 AM 9,587 Views 31 Comments

The patient died during the night.

322 sought post-abortion counselling info from Cura in 2013
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322 sought post-abortion counselling info from Cura in 2013

Oct 10th 2014, 6:15 AM 3,874 Views 3 Comments

The figures are contained in Cura’s annual report for 2013.

Routine mental health screening in schools could help 1 in 10 children with issues
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Routine mental health screening in schools could help 1 in 10 children with issues

Oct 8th 2014, 7:30 AM 4,660 Views 27 Comments

10-20% of children and young people would benefit from some sort of mental health intervention.

Morrissey reveals four bouts of cancer treatment
# New Interview
# New Interview

Morrissey reveals four bouts of cancer treatment

Oct 7th 2014, 1:56 PM 3,276 Views 1 Comment

“If I die, I die”.

Prisoner death report finds he had left drug treatment programme but Prison Service didn't know
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Prisoner death report finds he had left drug treatment programme but Prison Service didn't know

Oct 7th 2014, 7:45 AM 7,462 Views 6 Comments

The prisoner was granted temporary release on the condition that he reside at Coolmine Treatment Centre.

More young people and women are being treated for alcohol addictions
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More young people and women are being treated for alcohol addictions

Oct 6th 2014, 3:15 PM 12,889 Views 42 Comments

Addiction treatment service, Aiséirí, is calling on the government not to cut excise duty on alcohol in the upcoming Budget.

A second child "cured" of HIV has relapsed
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A second child "cured" of HIV has relapsed

Oct 3rd 2014, 6:45 AM 12,524 Views 0 Comments

The baby was born with the virus, but was given anti-retro viral treatment early.

Two people a week die of mouth cancer - get a free examination today
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Two people a week die of mouth cancer - get a free examination today

Sep 17th 2014, 6:15 AM 16,123 Views 9 Comments

It’s Mouth Cancer Awareness day and more than 500 dental surgeries will check your gob for free today. It only takes five minutes.

New treatment could drop recurrence by half for some lung cancer sufferers
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New treatment could drop recurrence by half for some lung cancer sufferers

Sep 15th 2014, 7:15 AM 7,163 Views 13 Comments

A new radiation treatment could lengthen the lives of those suffering from small-cell lung cancer.

Irish scientists have figured out a way to diagnose bowel cancer earlier
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Irish scientists have figured out a way to diagnose bowel cancer earlier

Sep 13th 2014, 7:15 AM 12,568 Views 16 Comments

A method that could allow treatment for patients to be personalised has also been discovered.

Irish public warned to beware of rogue Botox practitioners
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Irish public warned to beware of rogue Botox practitioners

Sep 8th 2014, 7:00 AM 7,042 Views 13 Comments

The warning comes after a woman was fined €6,000 for performing Botox treatments on customers at her salon.

Ashya King to be flown to Prague for cancer treatment by Monday
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Ashya King to be flown to Prague for cancer treatment by Monday

Sep 6th 2014, 2:06 PM 7,628 Views 20 Comments

Ashya’s parents want him to undergo an alternative treatment called ‘proton beam therapy’ in the Czech capital.

Police defend their handling of the Ashya King case as questions mount
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Police defend their handling of the Ashya King case as questions mount

Sep 1st 2014, 10:15 PM 18,912 Views 135 Comments

A judge in Spain has detained the 5-year-old’s parents for a further 72 hours.

Pre-treating schoolchildren could cause head lice to mutate, parents warned
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Pre-treating schoolchildren could cause head lice to mutate, parents warned

Aug 22nd 2014, 7:45 AM 13,062 Views 16 Comments

Schools generally experience a spike in head lice cases at the start of a new term, as children congregate after months apart…

Poll: Would you be willing to pay a 'treatment tax' on alcohol?
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Poll: Would you be willing to pay a 'treatment tax' on alcohol?

Aug 18th 2014, 9:30 AM 14,734 Views 67 Comments

There are calls in the UK to add a penny to price of each of unit of alcohol.

New MS drug now available in Republic
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New MS drug now available in Republic

Aug 11th 2014, 3:15 PM 15,752 Views 27 Comments

The drug has been made available through one HSE scheme.

"Every minute counts." - Study shows why treating strokes immediately is vital
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"Every minute counts." - Study shows why treating strokes immediately is vital

Aug 6th 2014, 7:15 AM 9,400 Views 10 Comments

Outcomes are positive in 76% more cases if strokes are treated within three hours.

Here's everything we know about the 'secret serum' used to treat an American with Ebola
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Here's everything we know about the 'secret serum' used to treat an American with Ebola

Aug 5th 2014, 2:45 PM 22,349 Views 23 Comments

An experimental drug called ZMapp reportedly improved the patient’s condition.

Suffer from lower back pain? Paracetamol might not be effective in relieving symptoms
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Suffer from lower back pain? Paracetamol might not be effective in relieving symptoms

Jul 24th 2014, 6:45 AM 12,388 Views 46 Comments

A study has found the drug to be no more effective than a placebo in treating the condition.

BOI chief Richie Boucher tells staff he is being treated for cancer
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BOI chief Richie Boucher tells staff he is being treated for cancer

Jul 12th 2014, 11:56 AM 17,941 Views 79 Comments

The Bank of Ireland chief executive expects to be back to work in September.

Opinion: I had a great life, friends, business - and I was paralysed by depression
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Opinion: I had a great life, friends, business - and I was paralysed by depression

Jul 5th 2014, 7:00 PM 458 Views 36 Comments

“Panic attacks can be a sign of depression and mental health issues and I couldn’t believe it was happening to me” – Niall Harbison on fighting two battles; illness and stigma.

New drug is "a complete paradigm shift" in cancer treatment
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New drug is "a complete paradigm shift" in cancer treatment

Jun 16th 2014, 9:45 PM 32,827 Views 82 Comments

Nine Irish people have been treated with Ibrutinib thus far.

David Norris undergoes successful liver transplant, but is still "a bit feeble"
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David Norris undergoes successful liver transplant, but is still "a bit feeble"

Jun 16th 2014, 4:10 PM 17,727 Views 26 Comments

The independent senator was out and about today at Bloomsday celebrations.

It turns out urine is not actually sterile
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It turns out urine is not actually sterile

May 18th 2014, 5:30 PM 30,638 Views 27 Comments

If you’re a woman, that is.

HSE pays €3m to send psychiatric patients abroad for treatment
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HSE pays €3m to send psychiatric patients abroad for treatment

May 15th 2014, 11:34 AM 6,945 Views 41 Comments

Senator Rónán Mullen received information that 12 children and eight adults are currently getting psychiatric treatment outside of Ireland.

Aspirin halves your colon cancer risk ... if you have a certain gene
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Aspirin halves your colon cancer risk ... if you have a certain gene

Apr 25th 2014, 8:00 AM 7,097 Views 8 Comments

Scientists are hoping to develop a test that would make it easy to identify who is and is not likely to get positive effects from taking aspirin.

Irish breast cancer research team reveal 'exciting' new research
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Irish breast cancer research team reveal 'exciting' new research

Apr 15th 2014, 11:12 AM 10,443 Views 4 Comments

Breast Predict was founded six months ago, and has already revealed some exciting findings.

Experimental zapping treatment allows paralysed men to move their legs again
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Experimental zapping treatment allows paralysed men to move their legs again

Apr 8th 2014, 3:24 PM 9,784 Views 9 Comments

Experts say while it’s a promising development, allowing the paralysed to stand and move their legs, the experimental treatment isn’t a cure.

"It's agony": Pádraig is in a coma - his family say Ireland's healthcare system has failed him
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"It's agony": Pádraig is in a coma - his family say Ireland's healthcare system has failed him

Apr 6th 2014, 8:15 AM 53,224 Views 81 Comments

Pádraig Schaler is in a coma in a German hospital, as his family say he was not getting the care he needed in Ireland.

Physiotherapy sessions might not treat whiplash any better than exercise at home
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Physiotherapy sessions might not treat whiplash any better than exercise at home

Apr 4th 2014, 6:45 AM 8,755 Views 23 Comments

New research found little difference in the patients recovery depending on these two treatments.

Risk of heart problems from antidiabetes drugs is being overlooked, experts warn
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Risk of heart problems from antidiabetes drugs is being overlooked, experts warn

Mar 13th 2014, 6:45 AM 5,829 Views 7 Comments

They say the risk should monitored closely during clinical trials of glucose-lowering medication.