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Widow calls for mental health changes to protect children
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Widow calls for mental health changes to protect children

Oct 31st 2012, 11:33 AM 6,778 Views 25 Comments

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

Reduction in waiting lists welcomed by Health Minister
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Reduction in waiting lists welcomed by Health Minister

Oct 19th 2012, 8:16 AM 2,777 Views 49 Comments

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

Malala: Pakistani girl activist sent to Britain for treatment
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Malala: Pakistani girl activist sent to Britain for treatment

Oct 15th 2012, 8:08 AM 2,976 Views 13 Comments

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

New research into what causes nausea may help improve cancer treatments
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New research into what causes nausea may help improve cancer treatments

Oct 9th 2012, 11:45 AM 3,004 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Oct 3rd 2012, 4:40 PM 3,883 Views 43 Comments

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

Drug addiction treatment centre facing closure
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Drug addiction treatment centre facing closure

Oct 2nd 2012, 9:43 AM 6,430 Views 20 Comments

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.

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

Sep 24th 2012, 2:00 PM 4,415 Views 5 Comments

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

Drug trials show promising results for heart failure patients - report
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Drug trials show promising results for heart failure patients - report

Aug 27th 2012, 6:45 AM 2,662 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Aug 20th 2012, 6:07 PM 19,938 Views 15 Comments

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

TCD study aiming to improve personalisation of ovarian cancer treatment
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TCD study aiming to improve personalisation of ovarian cancer treatment

Jul 27th 2012, 11:43 AM 1,779 Views 6 Comments

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

Aine Lawlor to discuss breast cancer treatment on RTÉ tonight
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Aine Lawlor to discuss breast cancer treatment on RTÉ tonight

Jul 7th 2012, 1:17 PM 5,822 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Jun 9th 2012, 7:00 PM 50 Views 16 Comments

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

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

May 18th 2012, 2:05 PM 136 Views 46 Comments

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
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Photographer looking for 100 faces for charity project

May 15th 2012, 7:30 AM 3,042 Views 17 Comments

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

Column: My experience in an adult mental health unit
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Column: My experience in an adult mental health unit

May 13th 2012, 7:30 PM 8,526 Views 51 Comments

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.

Toddler returns to Ireland after life-saving treatment in Boston
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Toddler returns to Ireland after life-saving treatment in Boston

Apr 25th 2012, 10:08 AM 2,811 Views 10 Comments

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

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

Apr 2nd 2012, 8:17 PM 4,484 Views 21 Comments

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.

Calls for controversial MS treatment to be made available in Ireland
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Calls for controversial MS treatment to be made available in Ireland

Mar 17th 2012, 8:45 AM 4,046 Views 10 Comments

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.

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

Feb 27th 2012, 12:25 PM 2,395 Views 21 Comments

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

Almost half of waste water treatment plans failing quality standards
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Almost half of waste water treatment plans failing quality standards

Feb 16th 2012, 10:43 AM 1,367 Views 13 Comments

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

Daily Fix: Wednesday
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Daily Fix: Wednesday

Feb 15th 2012, 7:38 PM 4,942 Views 3 Comments

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

Lomu needs transplant and intensive dialysis following second kidney failure
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Lomu needs transplant and intensive dialysis following second kidney failure

Feb 12th 2012, 11:35 AM 1,005 Views 3 Comments

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

Blood platelet service to be cancelled due to staff shortage
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Blood platelet service to be cancelled due to staff shortage

Feb 9th 2012, 7:00 PM 4,053 Views 10 Comments

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

Batches of three cancer drugs recalled by Medicines Board
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Batches of three cancer drugs recalled by Medicines Board

Nov 30th 2011, 2:46 PM 1,968 Views 3 Comments

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

Society calls for more access to asthma drug
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Society calls for more access to asthma drug

Nov 25th 2011, 3:36 PM 1,903 Views 3 Comments

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

New Cystic Fibrosis treatment launched
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New Cystic Fibrosis treatment launched

Nov 8th 2011, 9:47 AM 2,117 Views 4 Comments

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

Oct 10th 2011, 12:36 PM 9,320 Views 22 Comments

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

All Blacks great Lomu 'stable' in hospital
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All Blacks great Lomu 'stable' in hospital

Sep 25th 2011, 7:03 AM 485 Views 0 Comments

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

Queen's University scientists make prostate cancer breakthrough
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Queen's University scientists make prostate cancer breakthrough

Sep 19th 2011, 11:53 AM 1,448 Views 3 Comments

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

Shocking US experiments on Guatemalans revealed
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Shocking US experiments on Guatemalans revealed

Aug 30th 2011, 12:14 PM 690 Views 10 Comments

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

Taiwan hospital uses HIV-infected organs in five transplants
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Taiwan hospital uses HIV-infected organs in five transplants

Aug 29th 2011, 3:46 PM 518 Views 7 Comments

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

Campaign launched to save teen cancer sufferer’s life
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Campaign launched to save teen cancer sufferer’s life

Aug 28th 2011, 10:20 AM 5,691 Views 83 Comments

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

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

Aug 11th 2011, 7:47 AM 3,266 Views 255 Comments

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

Chavez to return to Cuba for chemotherapy
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Chavez to return to Cuba for chemotherapy

Aug 6th 2011, 5:38 PM 149 Views 5 Comments

The Venezuelan leader underwent surgery on a tumour in June.

One-third of GPs breaking rules over treatment of relatives
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One-third of GPs breaking rules over treatment of relatives

Jun 30th 2011, 9:38 PM 1,050 Views 12 Comments

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

New agency set up to cope with hospital waiting lists
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New agency set up to cope with hospital waiting lists

Jun 1st 2011, 4:35 PM 520 Views 0 Comments

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
Live Apr 14th 2011, 9:02 AM

Catherine Zeta Jones checked into clinic for bipolar II depression treatment

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