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# health - Yesterday’s News

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# health - Yesterday’s News

From Business ETC Here's what Ireland needs to do to nurture its growing medtech industry Health

Here's what Ireland needs to do to nurture its growing medtech industry

The sector faces infrastructural bottlenecks and a battle for talent.

# health - Monday 18 September, 2017

Irish women take legal action over 'razor blade' vaginal mesh implants

Women have reported issues such as headaches, lack of energy, discharge, bleeding and pain years after their surgery.

# health - Sunday 17 September, 2017

More Irish people are waiting for an eye appointment than any other kind

The Association of Optometrists Ireland (AOI) said crisis-level delays in eye-care are compromising health.

From Business ETC The pound's plunge is sending Irish 'tooth tourists' north of the border Tourism

The pound's plunge is sending Irish 'tooth tourists' north of the border

The hotels lobby says it’s an example of how Brexit is disrupting the industry’s trade.

# health - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Secret Millionaire: 'I had many calls in tears with my mum. I thought I'd made my biggest mistake'

Cara Pharmacy’s Ramona Nicholas talks about why she hates emails and her tips for interviewing.

'Strong evidence' that tattoo ink can seep into our bodies with toxic elements, say scientists

Only the tiniest, nano-scale particles made it into the lymph nodes, researchers found.

Golfers warned not to risk skin cancer to get a tan

Researchers suggest golfers be targeted with information on the dangers of sun exposure.

# health - Friday 15 September, 2017

Taoiseach not sure public would back Citizens' Assembly's stance on abortion

The Assembly said terminations should be allowed without restriction up to the 12th week of pregnancy.

HSE ambulances broke down over 200 times last year

One ambulance is still in service after travelling over 400,000km.

Licences to be required to display human bodies amid consent concerns

“Were the bodies obtained with the proper consent and according to the proper standards, which we would expect of practice in this country?”

Seven million deaths were caused by tobacco use last year

The study made findings on life expectancy and causes of death.

# health - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Patient diagnosed with tuberculosis in University Hospital Galway TB

Patient diagnosed with tuberculosis in University Hospital Galway

Everyone who came into contact with the patient has been offered screening for TB.

'I had many late-night calls in tears with my mum. I thought I'd made my biggest mistake'

Cara Pharmacy’s Ramona Nicholas talks about why she hates emails and her tips for interviewing.

'He beats his head off walls and draws blood' - Mother's appeal for supports for son who has autism

She says that he has been having “psychotic and violent episodes”.

# health - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Ireland fares poorly on alcohol use, child sex abuse and suicide rate

We come 20th out of 188 countries evaluated in a new international health study.

# health - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

From Business ETC 'I had many late-night calls in tears with my mum. I thought I'd made my biggest mistake' Insights

'I had many late-night calls in tears with my mum. I thought I'd made my biggest mistake'

Cara Pharmacy’s Ramona Nicholas talks about why she hates emails and her tips for interviewing.

Want to know how to do CPR? Watch this video Cardiac Arrest This post contains videos

Want to know how to do CPR? Watch this video

About 5,000 people in Ireland die from sudden cardiac arrest annually.

Researchers warn pregnant women that vaping might lead to increased asthma risk

The warning comes after researchers claimed to have found a link between vaping and an increased risk of asthma in offspring.

'I remember seeing myself on the telly and thinking I looked terrible'

Michael Lyster wants people to know the symptoms of heart failure, which affects about 90,000 people in Ireland.

# health - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Many mislabelled moisturisers are causing problems for skin disorder sufferers

A new study has found that moisturisers marked ‘fragrance free’ and ‘hypoallergenic’ often were not.

These seven steps will keep your brain healthy from childhood to old age, say researchers

A number of lifestyle factors we wouldn’t normally associate with the brain may help prevent conditions such as dementia.

The National Children's Hospital won't be named after a saint, but what should it be called?

The new name has come from a staff suggestion process, but hasn’t been revealed yet.

# health - Saturday 9 September, 2017

'I felt humbled': Dr Eva on what changed her mind about healthy eating

The doctor and weight management specialist discovered the health divide in Ireland while filming a new documentary.

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

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

# health - Friday 8 September, 2017

'Sitting is the new smoking': Health experts warn that Irish adults are not active enough

A new survey finds that the 18-24 age group may be the least physically active amongst all adults.

# health - Thursday 7 September, 2017

How these two marketeers got their protein bars in every corner of Ireland

Fulfil Nutrition is on track to sell 30 million bars in 2017 a year after launching.

'He’s still walking but he’s struggling': Parents fight for access to 'life-changing' drug

The families of two boys are fighting for access to Translarna, a drug that could help delay the effects of a rare muscle-wasting condition.

# health - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Medicinal cannabis: Harris says 'it's not the job of the Minister for Health to be a doctor'

Health Minister Simon Harris said the compassionate access programme for medicinal cannabis will be available later this year.

'I am grateful I received the HPV vaccine and will be for the rest of my life'

The vaccine has saved thousands of lives worldwide, writes Imogen Sharkey Ochoa.

# health - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

'My father went to the doctor with pains, nine weeks later he was gone'

Barry McGuigan, who lost his dad to cancer, is fronting a new awareness campaign.

# health - Monday 4 September, 2017

'We all tend to judge and make conclusions': Dr Eva on Ireland's great health divide

Orsmond travelled to privileged and disadvantaged areas of Ireland for her new documentary.

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

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

# health - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Simon Harris says HPV vaccine saves lives, after speaking to Finian McGrath about his concerns

McGrath had called for the vaccine to be banned.

Does sleeplessness cause ADHD? Scientists think it might play a role

Around 75% of children and adults with ADHD also have sleep problems.

The founder of Google's investment arm is putting money into Limerick startup Teckro

The young firm has raised more than $17 million to date.

From Business ETC How these two marketeers got their protein bars in every corner of Ireland Food And Drink

How these two marketeers got their protein bars in every corner of Ireland

Fulfil Nutrition is on track to sell 30 million bars in 2017 a year after launching.

# health - Friday 1 September, 2017

A form of malaria that usually only affects monkeys is now affecting humans in Brazil

Researchers believe the discovery may “complicate the drive towards eventual elimination of the disease”.

# health - Thursday 31 August, 2017

The founder of Google's investment arm is putting money into Limerick startup Teckro

The young firm has raised more than $17 million to date.

From Business ETC The founder of Google's investment arm is putting money into Limerick startup Teckro Health

The founder of Google's investment arm is putting money into Limerick startup Teckro

The young firm has raised more than $17 million to date.

# health - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

A patient in Ireland has contracted Hepatitis B from a blood transfusion

The Irish Blood Transfusion Board has tested 1.2 million donations for the infection.

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