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From TheJournal.ie "Marked increase in cancer care" at St James's Hospital over past 10 years Treatment

"Marked increase in cancer care" at St James's Hospital over past 10 years

St James’s Hospital published its first ten year cancer treatment audit, which looks from 2002 to 2012.

Vinnie Jones and wife Tanya both being treated for skin cancer

The news comes just days after actor Hugh Jackman announced that he was found to have basal cell carcinoma on his nose.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how many people were treated for alcohol dependence in Irish hospitals Drink

Here's how many people were treated for alcohol dependence in Irish hospitals

New figures have also revealed a big drop in the number of people being treated for alcohol-related liver disease in recent years following a massive increase in the boom years.

From TheJournal.ie Twin with breast cancer donates skin and fat tissue to sister who also has cancer Sisters

Twin with breast cancer donates skin and fat tissue to sister who also has cancer

Twin sisters Kelly McCarthy and Kristen Maurer were both diagnosed with breast cancer only months apart.

From TheJournal.ie Texas LGBT jail inmates now protected under new policy Houston

Texas LGBT jail inmates now protected under new policy

Transgender individuals can now be housed based on the gender they identify with, under the new policy.

From TheJournal.ie Strokes among younger people are increasing worldwide Health

Strokes among younger people are increasing worldwide

A major new study also shows that strokes caused by high blood pressure and unhealthy lifestyles were now to blame for over half of stroke deaths.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 14,000 children waiting on orthodontic treatments Orthodontics

Almost 14,000 children waiting on orthodontic treatments

There have been calls from dentists to list the HSE moratorium on recruitment so the list can be reduced.

From TheJournal.ie 240 teenagers treated for sexually abusing others since 1992 Abuse

240 teenagers treated for sexually abusing others since 1992

The Dublin based agency, NIAP, says that 5 per cent of adolescents they treat are young girls.

From TheJournal.ie Drug tests make Alzheimer's treatment 'a real possibility' Brain Disease

Drug tests make Alzheimer's treatment 'a real possibility'

The drug is still at an experimental stage but lab tests on mice show it blocks disruption of the brain’s defence system, something that boosts neurodegenerative disease.

From TheJournal.ie Baby born after mother's ovaries are 'reawakened' Fertility

Baby born after mother's ovaries are 'reawakened'

The new technique can be used on infertile women and those who have gone through early menopause.

From TheJournal.ie Scientists reverse Down syndrome-like learning deficits in mice Down Syndrome

Scientists reverse Down syndrome-like learning deficits in mice

Scientists in the US injected a compound into the mice which enabled part of their brains to grow to normal size.

From TheJournal.ie Cases of whooping cough on the increase in developed countries Vaccine

Cases of whooping cough on the increase in developed countries

A symposium is to be held in Dublin that will look at why there were 400 cases of whooping cough in Ireland in 2012, double the number than in 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Warning about 'quick-fix' teeth straightening Smile

Warning about 'quick-fix' teeth straightening

The Orthodontic Society of Ireland has said that quick fixes can cost more than money.

From TheJournal.ie Special room for teen cancer patients to open in Crumlin Children’s Hospital Renovation

Special room for teen cancer patients to open in Crumlin Children’s Hospital

A total of €8 million has been donated to help build a new cardiac unit and to renovate the cancer ward at the hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Secular health policy must replace Catholic health policy Opinion

Column: Secular health policy must replace Catholic health policy

Society pays for its public health services through taxation, and the ethos of any public institution should reflect the secular, multi-denominational ethos of the citizenship it serves, writes Dr Mark Murphy.

From TheJournal.ie Minister Lynch: ‘Unwilling’ patients no longer to receive electric shock therapy Mary Raftery Fund

Minister Lynch: ‘Unwilling’ patients no longer to receive electric shock therapy

Patients who refuse to give their consent will no longer be forced to have the controversial treatment under new laws.

Kid asks for pizza from hospital window... internet sends dozens

Hazel Hammersley was bored while awaiting cancer treatment, so she put up a sign.

From TheJournal.ie Over 49,000 people are waiting for inpatient or day case treatments Waiting List

Over 49,000 people are waiting for inpatient or day case treatments

Some 5,829 people are still waiting over 8 months despite the government’s target to ensure no one waits this long for treatment.

From TheJournal.ie Four men arrested after two males assaulted East Belfast

Four men arrested after two males assaulted

The victims were taken away for questioning by police this morning, and witnesses are being sought.

From TheJournal.ie Health insurance company under fire for not offering cancer drug Cancer

Health insurance company under fire for not offering cancer drug

Senator Professor John Crown said that the decision by GloHealth means private patients are having to be put into public health care.

From TheJournal.ie Longer use of breast cancer drug halves the risk of death Cancer

Longer use of breast cancer drug halves the risk of death

It is expected that this will be recommended from now on and as the drug is cheap and widely available, it could have an immediate impact.

From The42 Pilkington withdraws from Ireland squad to undergo treatment on knee Setback

Pilkington withdraws from Ireland squad to undergo treatment on knee

The Norwich winger explained that he pulled out on the advice of his club’s management.

From TheJournal.ie Over 2,700 people sought help from Pieta House last year Pieta House

Over 2,700 people sought help from Pieta House last year

Figures show that nearly 1,000 of those who contacted the suicide and self-harm crisis centre were aged between 25 and 44.

From TheJournal.ie Vhi international pays out over €6.6 million in 2012 Health Insurance

Vhi international pays out over €6.6 million in 2012

The insurance company paid out €4.1 million in medical and hospital cases, and €330,000 in maternity claims.

From TheJournal.ie "Promising" stem cell treatment for diabetic wounds Diabetes

"Promising" stem cell treatment for diabetic wounds

Foot ulceration will affect up to 25 per cent of people with diabetes and may result in amputation.

From TheJournal.ie Bolshoi dancer admits ordering attack on ballet chief Ballet

Bolshoi dancer admits ordering attack on ballet chief

Pavel Dmitrichenko says, however, that he didn’t specifically ask for hot acid to be thrown in the ballet chief’s face.

From TheJournal.ie Suspect detained in Bolshoi ballet director acid attack Acid Attack

Suspect detained in Bolshoi ballet director acid attack

Sergei Filin of the Bolshoi Ballet had sulphuric acid thrown in his face in mid-January and has been receiving treatment that may last for months.

From TheJournal.ie Chavez uses Twitter to announce his surprise return to Venezuela El Presidente

Chavez uses Twitter to announce his surprise return to Venezuela

Hugo Chavez has spent more than two months in Cuba for cancer surgery and treatment.

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘I was in work one day and diagnosed with cancer the next’ Read Me

Column: ‘I was in work one day and diagnosed with cancer the next’

Being told you have a tumour can be a devastating shock, but there is no need to face the battle alone, says cancer survivor Sheila Hyde.

From TheJournal.ie Chavez not in coma, responding well to treatment, says brother El Presidente

Chavez not in coma, responding well to treatment, says brother

The brother of Hugo Chavez says reports that the family is discussing ending life support for the Venezuelan leader are totally false.

From TheJournal.ie Doctors say Mandela has recovered - president Madiba

Doctors say Mandela has recovered - president

Jacob Zuma said that 94-year-old Mandela has recovered from a surgical procedure and lung infection.

From TheJournal.ie Venezuela cancels New Year's Eve parties as Chavez takes turn for the worse El Presidente

Venezuela cancels New Year's Eve parties as Chavez takes turn for the worse

The Venezuelan president has developed new complications from an infection after undergoing his latest round of cancer-related surgery.

From TheJournal.ie Doctors battle to save India gang-rape victim India

Doctors battle to save India gang-rape victim

The 23-year-old student was airlifted from India to Singapore overnight in a bid to save her life after a vicious gang-rape on a New Dehli bus left her with severe injuries.

From TheJournal.ie Chavez suffered 'complications' but recovering, his aides say El Presidente

Chavez suffered 'complications' but recovering, his aides say

The leader of Venezuela underwent treatment for cancer in Cuba earlier this week.

From TheJournal.ie Irish start-up company develops 'groundbreaking' cancer treatment Cancer

Irish start-up company develops 'groundbreaking' cancer treatment

MitaMed has begun a clinical trial in Cork and Dublin hospitals for its treatment for colorectal cancers.

From TheJournal.ie Widow calls for mental health changes to protect children Mental Health

Widow calls for mental health changes to protect children

Una Butler’s husband took his own life in 2010 after killing their two young daughters.

From TheJournal.ie Reduction in waiting lists welcomed by Health Minister Hospitals

Reduction in waiting lists welcomed by Health Minister

Dr James Reilly, Minister for Health, said that hospitals have achieved success in reaching a target list for inpatient and day case treatments.

From TheJournal.ie Malala: Pakistani girl activist sent to Britain for treatment Pakistan

Malala: Pakistani girl activist sent to Britain for treatment

Malala Yousafzai (14), was attacked on her school bus last week for campaigning for the right to education.

From TheJournal.ie New research into what causes nausea may help improve cancer treatments Rats

New research into what causes nausea may help improve cancer treatments

The research, carried out by the University of Guelph in Canada, used rats to better understand what led to the condition.

From TheJournal.ie One in Four calls for more treatment in the community for sex offenders Child Abuse

One in Four calls for more treatment in the community for sex offenders

Executive director Maeve Lewis said there is a huge need because fewer than 5 per cent of sex offenders end up in prison.