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Women feel doctors 'normalise' loss of pregnancy, and first-time mothers 'not listened to', report finds
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Women feel doctors 'normalise' loss of pregnancy, and first-time mothers 'not listened to', report finds

Sep 14th 2021, 3:35 PM 17,281 Views 8 Comments

Over 270 women aged 18 to 80 participated in discussions for a report commissioned by a Department of Health taskforce.

Donnelly announces establishment of Ireland's first centre for menopause
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Donnelly announces establishment of Ireland's first centre for menopause

Sep 10th 2021, 5:25 PM 48,316 Views 72 Comments

The centre will be located at the National Maternity Hospital in Dublin.

Opinion: Nutrition can empower women through menopause alongside medicine
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Opinion: Nutrition can empower women through menopause alongside medicine

Jul 3rd 2021, 10:30 AM 23,735 Views 15 Comments

Nutritional therapist Jackie Lynch explains how diet and particularly sugar balance can help women cope with the changes of menopause.

'Nothing signed off' yet on new National Maternity Hospital, says Taoiseach
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'Nothing signed off' yet on new National Maternity Hospital, says Taoiseach

Updated Jun 18th 2021, 7:36 PM 11,078 Views 14 Comments

The Taoiseach says it has always been his view that any new hospital should be owned by the public.

'She is so inspirational' - Praise for Roscommon footballer on speaking out about cervical cancer battle
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'She is so inspirational' - Praise for Roscommon footballer on speaking out about cervical cancer battle

Jun 1st 2021, 9:57 AM 3,301 Views 1 Comment

Jenny Higgins has paid tribute to her team-mate for her bravery in speaking openly about her diagnosis.

Call for national awareness campaign on menopause after 'incredibly important' Liveline discussion
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Call for national awareness campaign on menopause after 'incredibly important' Liveline discussion

May 13th 2021, 1:40 PM 23,220 Views 24 Comments

The Taoiseach said he supported the call and that the government “will act on driving on a progressive health policy for women’s health”.

Health minister announces 'see-and-treat' gynaecology services and 'advanced' endometriosis centre
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Health minister announces 'see-and-treat' gynaecology services and 'advanced' endometriosis centre

Apr 21st 2021, 10:34 PM 26,780 Views 25 Comments

These two health policies are recommendations from the Women’s Health Taskforce, established by the Department of Health in September 2019.

A GP: Untreated menopause can be seismic for a woman, but help is at hand
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A GP: Untreated menopause can be seismic for a woman, but help is at hand

Jan 1st 2021, 10:00 AM 74,317 Views 35 Comments

GP Dr Deirdre Forde specialises in menopause and is urging women suffering to seek advice and assistance.

'Second class citizens': Harris warned of the impact endometriosis is having on women's health
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'Second class citizens': Harris warned of the impact endometriosis is having on women's health

Jan 2nd 2020, 12:05 AM 27,564 Views 21 Comments

More than a dozen women told Harris of the devastating impact the condition has had on their lives.

'Wombs, periods, they're taboo subjects': Patients appeal to TDs and Senators for endometriosis support
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'Wombs, periods, they're taboo subjects': Patients appeal to TDs and Senators for endometriosis support

Dec 11th 2019, 6:00 AM 11,532 Views 6 Comments

Women have been advocating for change in this area and to support the 155,000 women who suffer from it.

Peter Boylan: 'Online abuse didn't bother me - I wasn't going to resign'
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Peter Boylan: 'Online abuse didn't bother me - I wasn't going to resign'

Dec 1st 2019, 9:30 AM 20,739 Views 24 Comments

The obstetrician has written about his career in a new memoir.

No money in next year's budget for free contraception, committee heard
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No money in next year's budget for free contraception, committee heard

Updated Nov 27th 2019, 9:06 PM 26,096 Views 79 Comments

A recent report recommends that free contraception rollout should target young women first.

'I just felt like I don't matter': Women forced to travel to Romania for endometriosis treatment
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'I just felt like I don't matter': Women forced to travel to Romania for endometriosis treatment

Nov 14th 2019, 12:05 AM 71,675 Views 36 Comments

Women who suffer with the chronic disease report feeling suicidal and helpless.

'A lot of doctors fail to recognise it': Calls for government to review treatment of endometriosis
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'A lot of doctors fail to recognise it': Calls for government to review treatment of endometriosis

Oct 8th 2019, 6:05 AM 94,805 Views 15 Comments

The condition is caused by abnormal cell growth outside the uterus and causes severe pain for women suffering with it.

Minister sets up period poverty committee: 'Menstruation is not a choice'
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Minister sets up period poverty committee: 'Menstruation is not a choice'

Oct 7th 2019, 6:10 AM 22,405 Views 43 Comments

The health minister said women are facing significant costs paying for sanitary products.

Senior-capped Beibhinn Parsons leads Ireland U18 7s at World Games
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Senior-capped Beibhinn Parsons leads Ireland U18 7s at World Games

Jul 3rd 2019, 3:34 PM 3,714 Views 0 Comments

This year marks the fifth edition of the multi-sport event in Paris.

FDA orders medical device companies to stop selling pelvic mesh
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FDA orders medical device companies to stop selling pelvic mesh

Apr 17th 2019, 4:17 PM 21,063 Views 14 Comments

The FDA said it couldn’t assure women that these devices were safe and effective longterm.

HSE apologises to women callers to Joe Duffy's Liveline who shared their traumatic childbirth experiences
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HSE apologises to women callers to Joe Duffy's Liveline who shared their traumatic childbirth experiences

Updated Apr 11th 2019, 1:41 PM 61,446 Views 100 Comments

Over the last fortnight, many women have taken to the national airwaves to share their stories of childbirth.

'It would be foolhardy to say there is no risk': HSE reveals 78,000 slides left in CervicalCheck backlog
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'It would be foolhardy to say there is no risk': HSE reveals 78,000 slides left in CervicalCheck backlog

Updated Feb 13th 2019, 12:03 PM 14,893 Views 34 Comments

The HSE will tell the Health Committee about the backlog latest today.

HSE warning over 'my options' unplanned pregnancy websites with anti-abortion message
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HSE warning over 'my options' unplanned pregnancy websites with anti-abortion message

Jan 3rd 2019, 4:04 PM 26,630 Views 105 Comments

The HSE’s official site My Options serves as a first point of contact for women dealing with an unplanned pregnancy.

TDs want women seeking abortions to be offered ultrasound imaging and heartbeat recording
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TDs want women seeking abortions to be offered ultrasound imaging and heartbeat recording

Nov 3rd 2018, 7:15 AM 24,162 Views 127 Comments

A number of TDs have put down amendments ahead of the three-day discussion of the proposed abortion legislation next week.

Concerns raised over morning sickness medication being sold to women online
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Concerns raised over morning sickness medication being sold to women online

Oct 31st 2018, 6:05 AM 28,318 Views 10 Comments

There have been calls for the drug, which can cost up to €3,000, to be made available to women with a medical card.

Column: 'Men need to treat their bodies in a similar way as to how they treat their cars'
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Column: 'Men need to treat their bodies in a similar way as to how they treat their cars'

Jun 4th 2018, 8:00 AM 45,676 Views 42 Comments

Prostate cancer accounts for over 30% of all male cancers but there is no national screening programme, writes Peter Gunning.

Health Minister cancels meeting with women who suffered vaginal mesh complications
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Health Minister cancels meeting with women who suffered vaginal mesh complications

May 17th 2018, 7:43 PM 14,425 Views 21 Comments

His office said the cancellation was due to “urgent other work commitments” and has been rescheduled for next month.

English breast screening scandal: Up to 270 women may have had lives shortened over IT error
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English breast screening scandal: Up to 270 women may have had lives shortened over IT error

May 2nd 2018, 1:29 PM 12,844 Views 4 Comments

Health Minister Jeremy Hunt said that an independent inquiry is due to take place into the issue.

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Taoiseach says women seeking morning after pill should not face 'invasive' questioning

Feb 7th 2018, 3:25 PM 21,451 Views 77 Comments

On the referendum, Varadkar said women should be trusted in the first 12 weeks of their pregnancy.

Ireland’s restrictive abortion laws have been criticised in report on women's health
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Ireland’s restrictive abortion laws have been criticised in report on women's health

Dec 5th 2017, 7:30 AM 6,372 Views 58 Comments

The report also criticised Ireland’s response to victims of symphysiotomy.

'Many times I just keep smiling to avoid crumbling into a crying mess'
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'Many times I just keep smiling to avoid crumbling into a crying mess'

Sep 9th 2017, 8:30 AM 21,295 Views 18 Comments

People should think before they speak when it comes to fertility issues, Julie Ronaghan writes.

Simon Harris was 'very disappointed and frustrated' at Finian McGrath's vaccine comments
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Simon Harris was 'very disappointed and frustrated' at Finian McGrath's vaccine comments

Sep 4th 2017, 5:50 PM 32,450 Views 269 Comments

Harris said he now feels McGrath “fully supports” the vaccination programme.

Morning after pill available to all medical card holders without prescription from today
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# Emergency Contraception

Morning after pill available to all medical card holders without prescription from today

Jul 1st 2017, 6:00 AM 28,574 Views 50 Comments

Up until 2011, anyone who needed emergency contraception had to attend a doctor in order to get a prescription.

Citizens' Assembly publishes additional recommendations on the Eighth Amendment
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Citizens' Assembly publishes additional recommendations on the Eighth Amendment

Jun 29th 2017, 12:01 PM 11,610 Views 16 Comments

Five ancillary recommendations have been made, derived from the personal opinions of the members of the Assembly.

'I was haunted by the blood I caused by circumcising girls'
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'I was haunted by the blood I caused by circumcising girls'

Jun 24th 2017, 10:00 PM 35,945 Views 57 Comments

Almost 3,000 girls living in Ireland could be at risk of undergoing female genital mutilation.

Irish women account for seven in 10 non-resident abortions carried out in UK
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Irish women account for seven in 10 non-resident abortions carried out in UK

Jun 13th 2017, 2:22 PM 13,079 Views 96 Comments

More than 3,200 women and girls travelled from Ireland to the UK for terminations last year.

A doctor has had to come out and warn women not to put wasps' nests on their vaginas
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# Oak Galls

A doctor has had to come out and warn women not to put wasps' nests on their vaginas

Jun 1st 2017, 2:16 PM 7,722 Views 5 Comments

WHY IS THIS EVEN A THING.

Irish women may need fewer smear tests to screen for cervical cancer
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Irish women may need fewer smear tests to screen for cervical cancer

May 29th 2017, 3:11 PM 18,069 Views 7 Comments

Hiqa is recommending a HPV test first instead.

The first birth control app to be officially approved as a contraceptive uses an age-old method
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# Natural Cycles

The first birth control app to be officially approved as a contraceptive uses an age-old method

Feb 26th 2017, 12:00 PM 34,325 Views 31 Comments

As a fertility-awareness based contraceptive method, the app will only work well for some people.

'I was tested to the limit': How hypnobirthing is helping women during labour
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'I was tested to the limit': How hypnobirthing is helping women during labour

Feb 5th 2017, 9:30 PM 24,120 Views 17 Comments

“Some people think it’s new age, hippy dippy. It’s anything other than that. It’s very practical, down to earth.”

'Repeal' bus to distribute abortion pills in cities and colleges around Ireland
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'Repeal' bus to distribute abortion pills in cities and colleges around Ireland

Feb 1st 2017, 7:57 AM 24,882 Views 171 Comments

Rosa said the tour will “provide direct assistance to those in need of safe abortion pills”.

India's Minister for Women says country's rape problem is 'exaggerated'
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India's Minister for Women says country's rape problem is 'exaggerated'

Nov 23rd 2016, 8:34 PM 13,993 Views 32 Comments

Maneka Gandhi claimed India was in the bottom four countries in the world when it came to rape.

Six in ten people want abortion to be decriminalised in Northern Ireland
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Six in ten people want abortion to be decriminalised in Northern Ireland

Oct 18th 2016, 1:17 PM 5,717 Views 11 Comments

Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK where abortion is illegal, except where continuing a pregnancy would cause a serious risk to the mother’s health.

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