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From TheJournal.ie Biggest addiction centre in the south of the country had 14,000 calls about treatment this year Drugs

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Fears that families of children with serious illness could face 'rigorous' medical card means test HSE

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Baby girl survives Ebola 'against all the odds' Recovery

Baby girl survives Ebola 'against all the odds'

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

From TheJournal.ie Paedophile told by court that castration was not a punishment Czech Republic

Paedophile told by court that castration was not a punishment

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

From TheJournal.ie A UN employee has died from Ebola in Germany Virus

A UN employee has died from Ebola in Germany

The patient died during the night.

From TheJournal.ie 322 sought post-abortion counselling info from Cura in 2013 Concerns

322 sought post-abortion counselling info from Cura in 2013

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

From TheJournal.ie Routine mental health screening in schools could help 1 in 10 children with issues Treatment

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

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

Morrissey reveals four bouts of cancer treatment

“If I die, I die”.

From TheJournal.ie Prisoner death report finds he had left drug treatment programme but Prison Service didn't know Prisoner Death

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

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

From TheJournal.ie More young people and women are being treated for alcohol addictions Significant Rise

More young people and women are being treated for alcohol addictions

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

From TheJournal.ie A second child "cured" of HIV has relapsed Health

A second child "cured" of HIV has relapsed

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

From TheJournal.ie Two people a week die of mouth cancer - get a free examination today Watch Your Mouth

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

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

From TheJournal.ie New treatment could drop recurrence by half for some lung cancer sufferers Breakthrough

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish scientists have figured out a way to diagnose bowel cancer earlier Progress

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish public warned to beware of rogue Botox practitioners Frozen

Irish public warned to beware of rogue Botox practitioners

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

From TheJournal.ie Ashya King to be flown to Prague for cancer treatment by Monday Treatment

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Police defend their handling of the Ashya King case as questions mount Treatment

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Pre-treating schoolchildren could cause head lice to mutate, parents warned Back To School

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you be willing to pay a 'treatment tax' on alcohol? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie New MS drug now available in Republic Alternatives

New MS drug now available in Republic

The drug has been made available through one HSE scheme.

From TheJournal.ie "Every minute counts." - Study shows why treating strokes immediately is vital Health

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Here's everything we know about the 'secret serum' used to treat an American with Ebola ZMapp

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Suffer from lower back pain? Paracetamol might not be effective in relieving symptoms Placebo

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

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

From TheJournal.ie BOI chief Richie Boucher tells staff he is being treated for cancer Bank Of Ireland

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: I had a great life, friends, business - and I was paralysed by depression Depression

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

“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.

From TheJournal.ie New drug is "a complete paradigm shift" in cancer treatment Wonder Drug

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

Nine Irish people have been treated with Ibrutinib thus far.

From TheJournal.ie David Norris undergoes successful liver transplant, but is still "a bit feeble" Bloomsday

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

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

From TheJournal.ie It turns out urine is not actually sterile Urine Trouble

It turns out urine is not actually sterile

If you’re a woman, that is.

From TheJournal.ie HSE pays €3m to send psychiatric patients abroad for treatment Mental Health

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Aspirin halves your colon cancer risk ... if you have a certain gene DNA

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Irish breast cancer research team reveal 'exciting' new research Treatment

Irish breast cancer research team reveal 'exciting' new research

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

From TheJournal.ie Experimental zapping treatment allows paralysed men to move their legs again Advancement

Experimental zapping treatment allows paralysed men to move their legs again

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Physiotherapy sessions might not treat whiplash any better than exercise at home Exercise

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Risk of heart problems from antidiabetes drugs is being overlooked, experts warn Treatment

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Thousands at risk' after Doctors Without Borders expelled from Myanmar Burma

'Thousands at risk' after Doctors Without Borders expelled from Myanmar

The government defended its decision, accusing the group of creating tensions and instability.

From TheJournal.ie Expandable sponges could help seal a gunshot wound in 15 seconds Magic Sponge

Expandable sponges could help seal a gunshot wound in 15 seconds

The Xstat Dressing uses small, expandable sponges to help dress deep wounds and stop bleeding.

From TheJournal.ie Cancer survivor: The chemo makes you sicker than the disease but it’s a lifesaver World Cancer DAy

Cancer survivor: The chemo makes you sicker than the disease but it’s a lifesaver

While the well known side-effects like hair loss and exhaustion are the biggest fears for patients, some others like a loss of libido are often not addressed and can be just as traumatic.

From TheJournal.ie HSE spent €7.5m providing injectable treatment for MS patients in 2013 Multiple Sclerosis

HSE spent €7.5m providing injectable treatment for MS patients in 2013

In the first ten months of this year, the HSE paid for 814 patients to receive the treatment.

From TheJournal.ie Chemotherapy rooms for patients at new Mater Hospital building 'overcrowded' Mater Hospital

Chemotherapy rooms for patients at new Mater Hospital building 'overcrowded'

The hospital said this is a temporary set-up until a purpose built day unit is completed next year.