Advertisement
  TheJournal.ie uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more »
Dublin: 6 °C Wednesday 26 April, 2017

#Health

# health - Monday 24 April, 2017

'He ended up in an induced coma': Matt Dawson on his son's meningitis battle Tackle Meningitis This post contains videos

'He ended up in an induced coma': Matt Dawson on his son's meningitis battle

Dawson and Rory Best are teaming up to raise awareness about the condition.

# health - Sunday 23 April, 2017

Bishop says new maternity hospital should obey rules of Catholic Church

Health Minister Simon Harris has insisted the hospital will be independently run.

# health - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Drug dealing happens in mental health facilities across the country, doctor says

Injection centres, medicinal cannabis and investment were on the agenda at the IMO’s annual conference.

# health - Friday 21 April, 2017

Doctor: People end up in foster care and jail because of drinking during pregnancy

Some 40,000 people are living with foetal alcohol syndrome in Ireland.

One 'diet drink' a day could increase risk of dementia and strokes - seven-year study

Authors of the study are advising that more research be conducted into the effects of sugary and artificially sweetened drinks.

Should drink drivers get an automatic ban? Doctors will be debating that today IMO

Should drink drivers get an automatic ban? Doctors will be debating that today

The Irish Medical Organisation’s AGM is happening in Galway.

# health - Thursday 20 April, 2017

'When my kidneys failed, I had to abandon my dream to be a pilot and find a new career'

After investing thousands in flight training, this entrepreneur launched a medical startup.

Ex-hospital master to Simon Harris: 'Ask nuns about their plans for €300m hospital'

Dr. Peter Boylan says the minister must quiz the Sisters of Charity.

# health - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Over 70,000 sign petition to prevent Sisters of Charity becoming owners of maternity hospital

The Department of Health has insisted the new hospital will be independently run.

Transplant patient was homeless and living in his car on Killiney Hill before being hospitalised

James* says he has been homeless since he returned to Dublin from England last year.

# health - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Religious order that owes millions to abuse survivors given ownership of new maternity hospital

A new company will be set up to govern the new maternity hospital.

'We're not hiding anymore': Prince William and Lady Gaga talk about mental health Heads Together This post contains videos

'We're not hiding anymore': Prince William and Lady Gaga talk about mental health

The British royals are teaming up with some famous faces to raise awareness.

# health - Monday 17 April, 2017

'It robs you of your very being': Life with the invisible illness Fibromyalgia This post contains videos

'It robs you of your very being': Life with the invisible illness

Jo Allen has a chronic pain condition and has been getting some relief from cannabis-derived medicine.

From Business ETC 'When my kidneys failed, I had to abandon my dream to be a pilot and find a new career' Insights

'When my kidneys failed, I had to abandon my dream to be a pilot and find a new career'

After investing thousands in flight training, this entrepreneur launched a medical startup.

'He’s very brave, he was in surgery for 10 hours': Tommy Long finally gets scoliosis operation

Tommy’s mother Michelle said he looks “unrecognisable” since the surgery.

# health - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

'We are so, so happy that it's finally here': Cystic fibrosis patients celebrate deal on Orkambi

Orkambi – as well as the drug Kalydeco – will now be available for CF sufferers from 1 May.

# health - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

'Life changing' cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi will be available from next month

Simon Harris made the announcement today in the Dáil.

# health - Monday 10 April, 2017

Pharma giant Johnson & Johnson has snapped up a Galway firm in a massive deal

Neuravi was acquired by the company’s neurosurgery arm, Codman Neuro.

From Business ETC Pharma giant Johnson & Johnson has snapped up a Galway firm in a massive deal Health

Pharma giant Johnson & Johnson has snapped up a Galway firm in a massive deal

Neuravi was acquired by the company’s neurosurgery arm, Codman Neuro.

# health - Sunday 9 April, 2017

'I was there when Atari left Limerick with 600 jobs. It’s a day I hope to never repeat’

As part of Fora’s How My Business Works series, we look at the Irish arm of Cook Medical.

From Business ETC Soft drink tax forecasts have been cut as manufacturers switch to a low-sugar diet Food And Drink

Soft drink tax forecasts have been cut as manufacturers switch to a low-sugar diet

Drink producers are reformulating products ahead of the levy next year.

# health - Friday 7 April, 2017

'I'm alive today so I'll keep fighting': Irish mother raising funds for cancer drug not available in Ireland

Claire Graham is battling both breast and brain cancer while caring for her son who was also diagnosed with eye cancer.

# health - Thursday 6 April, 2017

'People looked at me strangely. They didn't get why I left my job as a doctor to publish books'

When Eileen Forrestal’s business and medical careers clashed, one had to go.

'I was there when Atari left Limerick with 600 jobs. It’s a day I hope to never repeat’

As part of our How My Business Works series, we look at the Irish arm of Cook Medical.

# health - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

From Business ETC 'I was there when Atari left Limerick with 600 jobs. It’s a day I hope to never repeat’ Manufacturing

'I was there when Atari left Limerick with 600 jobs. It’s a day I hope to never repeat’

As part of our How My Business Works series, we look at the Irish arm of Cook Medical.

'Nobody’s ashamed to say they broke their leg, but there’s still a shame linked to mental illness'

Pieta House’s Resilience Academy aims to help young people deal with mental health issues.

# health - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

From Business ETC 'People looked at me strangely. They didn't get why I left my job as a doctor to publish books' Insights

'People looked at me strangely. They didn't get why I left my job as a doctor to publish books'

When Eileen Forrestal’s business and medical careers clashed, one had to go.

# health - Monday 3 April, 2017

'I'm here today to stand up for my son': Hundreds turn out across the country calling for better children supports

Demonstrators marched through cities and towns demanding more from the HSE.

'After the transplant, I looked in the mirror and my eyes weren’t yellow anymore, they were white'

Shauna Morrissey has cystic fibrosis and is campaigning for an opt-out organ donation system.

# health - Saturday 1 April, 2017

'A profound act of kindness': Doctor donates kidney to colleague

Dr Noel Howard said it was “an easy decision” to make.

# health - Friday 31 March, 2017

From Business ETC If you're self-employed, your PRSI will soon entitle you to a free teeth clean Health

If you're self-employed, your PRSI will soon entitle you to a free teeth clean

Self-employed people will now get free dental and optical exams with their contributions.

# health - Thursday 30 March, 2017

This quietly expanding dental chain eventually wants to own a clinic in every county

Dental Care Ireland plans to acquire five practices every year for the next decade.

Woman who helped raise $300m for cancer research dies from breast cancer

Noreen Fraser was a TV producer in the US.

# health - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

From September, all cigarette packs sold in Ireland will look the same

This makes part of effort to have Ireland tobacco free by 2025.

Column: '"A Right To A Home" should be put to referendum'

Constitutional change is required to underpin key economic and social rights if Ireland is to get to grips with the significant crisis, writes Mary Murphy.

# health - Monday 27 March, 2017

From Business ETC This quietly expanding dental chain eventually wants to own a clinic in every county Health

This quietly expanding dental chain eventually wants to own a clinic in every county

Dental Care Ireland plans to acquire five practices every year for the next decade.

# health - Saturday 25 March, 2017

Tea could be good for your brain

Not just your thirst.

Vera Twomey to march in Cork as Ava's ear infection brings on seizure

Today’s march in Macroom is ahead of a larger one in Dublin on Wednesday.

'The damage is done, a piece of his spine will have to be removed' Scoliosis This post contains videos

'The damage is done, a piece of his spine will have to be removed'

Tommy Long is one of over 200 children waiting for scoliosis surgery in Ireland.

# health - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Teen who spoke about scoliosis pain on the Late Late Show will finally get her surgery today Megan Halvey-ryan This post contains videos

Teen who spoke about scoliosis pain on the Late Late Show will finally get her surgery today

Megan Halvey-Ryan’s surgery has been delayed several times before.

1 2 3 4 5