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# irish-medical-journal - This year 2022

Pensioner goes to A&E with memory loss after day-time sex with wife
# Irish Medical Journal
# Irish Medical Journal

Pensioner goes to A&E with memory loss after day-time sex with wife

May 26th 2022, 12:17 PM 74,476 Views 46 Comments

The curious case appears in the latest edition of the Irish Medical Journal.

# irish-medical-journal - All time

Doctors discover Dublin woman (81) suffering stomach pains had swallowed chicken bone
# Bone Appetit
# Bone Appetit

Doctors discover Dublin woman (81) suffering stomach pains had swallowed chicken bone

Jan 31st 2020, 6:05 AM 30,858 Views 8 Comments

The woman had no recollection of ingesting the foreign object.

Mother helps save teenage son's life after sliotar blow stopped his heart beating
# Irish Medical Journal
# Irish Medical Journal

Mother helps save teenage son's life after sliotar blow stopped his heart beating

Jun 17th 2019, 10:55 PM 35,283 Views 25 Comments

The boy was playing hurling when the incident occurred.

Man receives hospital treatment after injecting himself with his own semen
# Semenly Harmless
# Semenly Harmless

Man receives hospital treatment after injecting himself with his own semen

Jan 16th 2019, 1:51 PM 101,851 Views 86 Comments

The man had been injecting himself with his own semen for quite some time.

Anorexia patients hide batteries in sanitary pads to appear heavier while being treated in hospital
# Sligo
# Sligo

Anorexia patients hide batteries in sanitary pads to appear heavier while being treated in hospital

Sep 13th 2018, 4:00 PM 28,478 Views 16 Comments

Some also engage in “animated conversation” in an effort to burn calories.

The percentage of 'perfect' births in first-time mothers is less than 1% - study
# Irish Medical Journal
# Irish Medical Journal

The percentage of 'perfect' births in first-time mothers is less than 1% - study

May 10th 2018, 5:42 PM 40,647 Views 72 Comments

The study looked at over 8,000 pregnancies in women who hadn’t given birth before.

Cows are by far the most dangerous animal for Ireland's most dangerous job
# Bulling
# Bulling

Cows are by far the most dangerous animal for Ireland's most dangerous job

Jan 12th 2018, 10:00 AM 27,150 Views 44 Comments

Two-third of injuries caused by animals to farmers were caused by cows.

Woman presents to Dublin hospital after slicing through her hand cutting an avocado
# Avocado Hand
# Avocado Hand

Woman presents to Dublin hospital after slicing through her hand cutting an avocado

Dec 11th 2017, 4:21 PM 91,565 Views 57 Comments

The phenomenon of ‘avocado hand’ has reached Ireland.

The number of heart-related deaths rose significantly in Ireland after the 2008 crash
# Stress
# Stress

The number of heart-related deaths rose significantly in Ireland after the 2008 crash

Aug 9th 2017, 8:57 AM 6,598 Views 11 Comments

A study found a 17.2% increase in cardiovascular-related deaths following the 2008 economic crash.

Most schools with low uptake rate of HPV vaccine are disadvantaged - study
# Irish Medical Journal
# Irish Medical Journal

Most schools with low uptake rate of HPV vaccine are disadvantaged - study

Aug 8th 2017, 5:39 PM 11,618 Views 69 Comments

The study examined 577 schools across the country and analysed figures from the 2013/2014 academic year.

Four people broke their wrist in a week in Galway last year... taking selfies
# Selfiegeddon
# Selfiegeddon

Four people broke their wrist in a week in Galway last year... taking selfies

Jun 12th 2017, 10:58 PM 39,147 Views 29 Comments

The four people in question all broke the opposite arm to that which was holding the phone.

Study tracking the 20 people who attend the Mater emergency department most finds most are men, all are unemployed
# Emergency Departments
# Emergency Departments

Study tracking the 20 people who attend the Mater emergency department most finds most are men, all are unemployed

Apr 13th 2016, 7:49 PM 39,624 Views 56 Comments

This group of patients often have psychosocial, substance misuse and/or chronic illness issues.

Two Cavan mushroom pickers got really sick because of bird poop
# It Wasn't Me
# It Wasn't Me

Two Cavan mushroom pickers got really sick because of bird poop

Apr 15th 2015, 7:00 AM 22,121 Views 22 Comments

It all ended up okay, in the end.

Could virtual reality help reduce child road deaths?
# Safety
# Safety

Could virtual reality help reduce child road deaths?

Jan 10th 2015, 7:15 AM 4,982 Views 3 Comments

16 children under the age of 15 died on our roads in 2014.

Childhood asthma rates linked to black smoke in Galway
# Pollution
# Pollution

Childhood asthma rates linked to black smoke in Galway

Jul 31st 2014, 11:53 AM 6,850 Views 6 Comments

A study has suggested that a drop in black smoke levels in the mid-nineties improved overall air quality and helped reduce hospital admissions for asthma.

1 in 4 HSE general support workers are smokers
# Lighting Up
# Lighting Up

1 in 4 HSE general support workers are smokers

Apr 16th 2014, 11:15 AM 6,007 Views 29 Comments

A new report found a huge decrease in the numbers of nurses smoking.

Study finds 42 children in Ireland diagnosed with HIV
# HIV
# HIV

Study finds 42 children in Ireland diagnosed with HIV

Aug 17th 2013, 8:15 AM 9,702 Views 40 Comments

The research in the Irish Medical Journal found many of the children’s illnesses were diagnosed at an advanced stage.

One teen under age of 17 dies by suicide each month
# Suicide
# Suicide

One teen under age of 17 dies by suicide each month

Aug 16th 2012, 9:07 AM 7,210 Views 49 Comments

New Irish study raises concern over 15- to 17-year-old age group while British study links recession and unemployment to rise in overall suicide rate.