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From TheJournal.ie Drug addiction treatment centre facing closure Drug Addiction

Drug addiction treatment centre facing closure

Coolmine Therapeutic Centre says it urgently needs €100,000 from the State in order to keep its mother and child facilities for drug addicts open.

From TheJournal.ie Treatment for rare bone cancer available for the first time in Ireland Cancer

Treatment for rare bone cancer available for the first time in Ireland

However the drug will have to be approved in the HSE’s reimbursement process before it can be made available to medical card patients.

From TheJournal.ie Drug trials show promising results for heart failure patients - report Health

Drug trials show promising results for heart failure patients - report

Study published in The Lancet concerns new drug which could help half of all heart failure patients.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Golden girl Katie Taylor visits Crumlin Children's Hospital Katie Taylor This post contains images

In pictures: Golden girl Katie Taylor visits Crumlin Children's Hospital

The boxing champion spent the day with some of her younger fans…

From TheJournal.ie TCD study aiming to improve personalisation of ovarian cancer treatment Ovarian Cancer

TCD study aiming to improve personalisation of ovarian cancer treatment

Study on drug resistant ovarian cancer cells could lead to more personalised treatment of the cancer.

From TheJournal.ie Aine Lawlor to discuss breast cancer treatment on RTÉ tonight Aine Lawlor

Aine Lawlor to discuss breast cancer treatment on RTÉ tonight

The Morning Ireland presenter made a surprise return to the airwaves yesterday morning, and will chat with Miriam O’Callaghan on her show tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Living wills could help end the taboo of death in Ireland Opinion

Column: Living wills could help end the taboo of death in Ireland

Living wills would remove doctors’ God-like ability to decide what happens to people who may be approaching the end of their life, writes Liam Twomey

From TheJournal.ie Column: Sinéad O'Connor - Ireland's children live in a caste system Opinion

Column: Sinéad O'Connor - Ireland's children live in a caste system

The singer has been horrified by a report on the state of a building which houses counselling services for teenagers – and argues that it is indicative of how some children are being ignored by the State.

Photographer looking for 100 faces for charity project

“I’m looking for characters…I’m not looking for 100 good-looking people.”

From TheJournal.ie Column: My experience in an adult mental health unit Read Me

Column: My experience in an adult mental health unit

Last year, Ciaran Behan was admitted to a mental health unit. He describes the terror he felt – and what happened over the next two months.

From TheJournal.ie Toddler returns to Ireland after life-saving treatment in Boston Ellie Madden

Toddler returns to Ireland after life-saving treatment in Boston

Ellie Madden spent five months in Boston receiving life-saving treatment for an oesophageal condition.

From TheJournal.ie HSE "monitoring situation" after six deaths in Donegal nursing home HSE

HSE "monitoring situation" after six deaths in Donegal nursing home

The deaths took place in a private nursing home over the past two weeks. Minister for Health Dr James Reilly TD has discussed the matter with HIQA, who will visit the home tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for controversial MS treatment to be made available in Ireland Multiple Sclerosis

Calls for controversial MS treatment to be made available in Ireland

MS Ireland has led calls for the drug Gilenya to be made available here after a decision by regulators in the UK. But a European agency has been investigating the manufacturer after reports of the drug’s possible role in the death of 11 people.

From TheJournal.ie Pharma company Lilly to create up to 200 new jobs in Cork Jobs

Pharma company Lilly to create up to 200 new jobs in Cork

The company is to invest €330 million at a new plant in Kinsale.

From TheJournal.ie Almost half of waste water treatment plans failing quality standards Waste Water

Almost half of waste water treatment plans failing quality standards

A report from the Environmental Protection Agency says half of the plants in urban sectors are failing national and EU standards.

From TheJournal.ie Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

Daily Fix: Wednesday

In today’s Fix: household charge campaign; health service ‘reduction’; and the best way to get onto a crowded bus…

From The42 Lomu needs transplant and intensive dialysis following second kidney failure Treatment

Lomu needs transplant and intensive dialysis following second kidney failure

It has been confirmed that the ex-New Zealand great’s first transplanted kidney has failed.

From TheJournal.ie Blood platelet service to be cancelled due to staff shortage Health

Blood platelet service to be cancelled due to staff shortage

Blood Transfusion Service finding it difficult to retain staff for specialised job with anti-social hours.

From TheJournal.ie Batches of three cancer drugs recalled by Medicines Board Recall

Batches of three cancer drugs recalled by Medicines Board

The Irish Medicines Board said it was a purely precautionary measure.

From TheJournal.ie Society calls for more access to asthma drug Xolair

Society calls for more access to asthma drug

The Asthma Society of Ireland (ASI) has called for improved access to Xolair, a drug for severe allergic asthma.

From TheJournal.ie New Cystic Fibrosis treatment launched Cystic Fibrosis

New Cystic Fibrosis treatment launched

The ‘Podhaler’ is a wireless inhaler that reduces the time needed to receive antibiotic treatment from almost an hour a day to just five or six minutes.

Spa treatment leaves man with eel in his... urethra

The Chinese man ended up getting a little more than he bargained for when he went for a spa treatment that used live eels.

From The42 All Blacks great Lomu 'stable' in hospital Treatment

All Blacks great Lomu 'stable' in hospital

Former wing shifted to Auckland hospital with problems related to his kidney transplant, reportedly.

From TheJournal.ie Queen's University scientists make prostate cancer breakthrough Breakthrough

Queen's University scientists make prostate cancer breakthrough

Leader of the study, Dr Joe O’Sullivan (pictured) described it as “a huge step forward” in the fight against prostrate cancer.

From TheJournal.ie Shocking US experiments on Guatemalans revealed Experiments

Shocking US experiments on Guatemalans revealed

The experiments took place in the 1940s and included people being injected with syphilis and other illnesses, by what were described as “unethical” researchers.

From TheJournal.ie Taiwan hospital uses HIV-infected organs in five transplants Health

Taiwan hospital uses HIV-infected organs in five transplants

A hospital in Taiwan has admitted to transplanting HIV-infected organs from one donor into five different patients.

From TheJournal.ie Campaign launched to save teen cancer sufferer’s life Campaign

Campaign launched to save teen cancer sufferer’s life

Sean Lyne is suffering from stage four cancer and has discovered a clinic in the US that could offer him a life-saving treatment.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Homeopathy isn’t just useless – in the wrong hands it’s dangerous Opinion

Column: Homeopathy isn’t just useless – in the wrong hands it’s dangerous

Homeopathy is based on discredited claims, but it makes a lot of money, writes science blogger David Robert Grimes.

From TheJournal.ie Chavez to return to Cuba for chemotherapy Hugo Chavez

Chavez to return to Cuba for chemotherapy

The Venezuelan leader underwent surgery on a tumour in June.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Friday Take 5

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie One-third of GPs breaking rules over treatment of relatives Family Affair

One-third of GPs breaking rules over treatment of relatives

Medical Council’s ethical guidelines discourage doctors from treating their own relatives.

From TheJournal.ie New agency set up to cope with hospital waiting lists Health

New agency set up to cope with hospital waiting lists

Some of the National Treatment Purchase Fund’s role will be taken over by the new Special Delivery Unit, which will focus on eliminating patient waiting lists.

Catherine Zeta Jones checked into clinic for bipolar II depression treatment

The actress has issued a statement confirming she has been treated for ‘Bipolar II’ – but what does this mean?

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