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# living - Friday 28 January, 2011

NI X-ray delay meant two late cancer diagnosis cases
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

NI X-ray delay meant two late cancer diagnosis cases

Jan 28th 2011, 3:06 PM 860 Views 0 Comments

A major backlog of X-ray delays in the Northern Irish health system meant at least there two late diagnoses of cancer.

# living - Tuesday 25 January, 2011

Leading charity calls for minimum price for alcohol to be set
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Leading charity calls for minimum price for alcohol to be set

Jan 25th 2011, 10:41 AM 719 Views 0 Comments

The current government’s approach to the pricing and regulation of alcohol is leading to a “disjointed” message on a serious public health issue that is affecting thousands of children, according to a leading charity.

# living - Tuesday 18 January, 2011

No new Michelin stars for Irish restaurants
# Mmmmmm
# Mmmmmm

No new Michelin stars for Irish restaurants

Jan 18th 2011, 5:31 PM 1,494 Views 0 Comments

The six Irish restaurants – five in Dublin and one in Waterford – retain their stars, but Belfast loses a high-profile spot.

# living - Monday 17 January, 2011

Dublin couple may be first to have civil partnership recognised
# Civil Partnership
# Civil Partnership

Dublin couple may be first to have civil partnership recognised

Jan 17th 2011, 11:07 AM 2,374 Views 0 Comments

A couple living in Dublin have claimed to be the first to have their civil partnership union recognised by the state.

# living - Monday 10 January, 2011

Boots to sell 'morning after' pill over the counter
# Morning After Pill
# Morning After Pill

Boots to sell 'morning after' pill over the counter

Jan 10th 2011, 5:31 PM 5,124 Views 0 Comments

The chain pharmacy will sell the emergency contraceptive over the counter, without prescriptions, from Wednesday.

# living - Thursday 6 January, 2011

Swine flu - over 5,000 new cases in last week
# Swine Flu
# Swine Flu

Swine flu - over 5,000 new cases in last week

Jan 6th 2011, 4:48 PM 322 Views 0 Comments

# living - Thursday 30 December, 2010

Anti-anorexia model Isabelle Caro dies at 28
# Anorexia
# Anorexia

Anti-anorexia model Isabelle Caro dies at 28

Dec 30th 2010, 1:24 PM 6,391 Views 0 Comments

Isabelle Caro, who brought attention to anorexia by taking part in a controversial billboard campaign, has passed away.

# living - Thursday 23 December, 2010

Early test for Alzheimer's may be possible
# Health
# Health

Early test for Alzheimer's may be possible

Dec 23rd 2010, 10:55 AM 430 Views 0 Comments

A new early test for Alzheimer’s could prove “pivotal” in the detection and treatment of the disease.

# living - Wednesday 22 December, 2010

People born in affluent areas live longer - CSO
# Life Expectancy
# Life Expectancy

People born in affluent areas live longer - CSO

Dec 22nd 2010, 1:27 PM 465 Views 0 Comments

You’re likely to live longest if you’re a woman in a well-off area with a third-level qualification, new statistics suggest.

# living - Tuesday 21 December, 2010

'Chocolate cough cure' in sight
# Health
# Health

'Chocolate cough cure' in sight

Dec 21st 2010, 11:55 AM 660 Views 0 Comments

An ingredient found in cocoa could soon be turned into a medicine for persistent cough, researchers claim.

# living - Thursday 9 December, 2010

Top Google searches for 2010
# Google
From The Daily Edge
# Google

Top Google searches for 2010

Dec 9th 2010, 9:02 PM 1,435 Views 0 Comments

Google’s Zeitgeist reveals what we’ve all been up to online.

# living - Wednesday 8 December, 2010

Ireland’s most popular car in November: Renault
# Motoring
# Motoring

Ireland’s most popular car in November: Renault

Dec 8th 2010, 3:56 PM 659 Views 1 Comment

The number of new cars registered in November 2010 was well over double the amount in the same month last year.

# living - Monday 29 November, 2010

One fifth of pregnant women smoke or drink
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

One fifth of pregnant women smoke or drink

Nov 29th 2010, 1:30 PM 792 Views 0 Comments

A study into childhood development breaks down the drinking and smoking habits of pregnant women in Ireland.

# living - Sunday 21 November, 2010

Monsoon's internal audit reveals the use of child labour and underpaid workers
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Monsoon's internal audit reveals the use of child labour and underpaid workers

Nov 21st 2010, 12:41 PM 622 Views 0 Comments

The popular high street retailer and pioneer of ethical fashion has uncovered evidence it has been benefiting from child labour in India.

# living - Friday 12 November, 2010

Deal finally agreed between Newsweek and the Daily Beast
# Media
# Media

Deal finally agreed between Newsweek and the Daily Beast

Nov 12th 2010, 3:35 PM 294 Views 0 Comments

Two-year-old website agrees new deal with 77-year-old print publication.

# living - Thursday 11 November, 2010

Developing world facing ‘obesity epidemic’, says major report
# Obesity
# Obesity

Developing world facing ‘obesity epidemic’, says major report

Nov 11th 2010, 4:41 PM 495 Views 0 Comments

The OECD warns that developing countries are getting fatter – and that we should act now to stop a major health crisis.

What did you learn in preschool today, kids?
# Living
# Living

What did you learn in preschool today, kids?

Nov 11th 2010, 3:59 PM 442 Views 0 Comments

Children who get early education ‘less likely to lie, cheat or steal as adults’.

Amazon pulls controversial paedophile guide
# Paedophilia
# Paedophilia

Amazon pulls controversial paedophile guide

Nov 11th 2010, 9:07 AM 2,059 Views 0 Comments

Online retailer backs down on earlier refusal to remove guide to being a child predator from its listings.

# living - Wednesday 10 November, 2010

Amazon refuses to remove 'paedophile guide' from store
# Paedophilia
# Paedophilia

Amazon refuses to remove 'paedophile guide' from store

Nov 10th 2010, 9:19 PM 3,254 Views 2 Comments

‘The Pedophile’s Guide to Love and Pleasure’ – posted two weeks ago – will not be removed from the online bookstore.

Landlords who wrongly keep deposits will face fines
# Landlords
# Landlords

Landlords who wrongly keep deposits will face fines

Nov 10th 2010, 12:25 PM 485 Views 0 Comments

Landlords could face fines if they withhold tenant’s deposits, the Minister for Housing has said.

# living - Monday 8 November, 2010

Gallery: The most expensive hotel rooms on Earth
# The $65000 Budget
# The $65000 Budget

Gallery: The most expensive hotel rooms on Earth

Nov 8th 2010, 8:28 PM 1,409 Views 0 Comments

A selection of hotel suites so luxurious that even Chris de Burgh would struggle to find something to complain about.

# living - Friday 5 November, 2010

UN: 'Significant progress' in human development
# Development
# Development

UN: 'Significant progress' in human development

Nov 5th 2010, 8:00 AM 210 Views 0 Comments

However, the UN warns that the gap between rich and poor is widening.

# living - Thursday 4 November, 2010

'Significant failings' at Tallaght Hospital led to delayed diagnoses
# Health
# Health

'Significant failings' at Tallaght Hospital led to delayed diagnoses

Nov 4th 2010, 3:37 PM 520 Views 0 Comments

Two patients received delayed diagnoses because of a backlog of X-Rays at the hospital.

# living - Wednesday 3 November, 2010

Babies born through IVF may have twice the risk of cerebral palsy
# Living
# Living

Babies born through IVF may have twice the risk of cerebral palsy

Nov 3rd 2010, 1:43 PM 613 Views 0 Comments

New research shows that the treatment itself may double the risk.

# living - Tuesday 2 November, 2010

Alcohol 'more harmful' than heroin or crack
# Living
# Living

Alcohol 'more harmful' than heroin or crack

Nov 2nd 2010, 3:12 PM 1,521 Views 0 Comments

Alcohol has a more harmful effect on society than either heroin or crack cocaine, according to newly published study.

# living - Thursday 28 October, 2010

College drop-out rates revealed
# Education
# Education

College drop-out rates revealed

Oct 28th 2010, 5:47 PM 10,604 Views 1 Comment

Students studying computer science at third level are the least likely to finish their first year in college.

# living - Wednesday 27 October, 2010

Blame the booze: over half of drunks text their ex
# In Vino Veritas
# In Vino Veritas

Blame the booze: over half of drunks text their ex

Oct 27th 2010, 11:59 AM 491 Views 0 Comments

A new survey finds that over half of respondents texted an ex when drunk – but that booze has nothing to do with it.

# living - Tuesday 26 October, 2010

Customs seize over 1,200 abortion pills
# Illegal Pills
# Illegal Pills

Customs seize over 1,200 abortion pills

Oct 26th 2010, 9:56 AM 1,352 Views 0 Comments

Pills are widely available on the internet but shouldn’t be taken without medical supervision, experts warn.

# living - Wednesday 13 October, 2010

Bye, bye BMI...
# Health
# Health

Bye, bye BMI...

Oct 13th 2010, 8:36 AM 416 Views 0 Comments

…hello BVI? UK researchers believe they have found a more accurate way to identify obesity called the ‘Body Volume Index’.

# living - Tuesday 12 October, 2010

Church defection website suspends service over legal vagueness
# CountMeOut.ie
# CountMeOut.ie

Church defection website suspends service over legal vagueness

Oct 12th 2010, 3:18 PM 1,877 Views 24 Comments

CountMeOut.ie puts itself on hold because of “lack of clarity” over whether the church now acknowledges defections.

# living - Friday 8 October, 2010

Homework is of "no real benefit" in primary school
# Homework
# Homework

Homework is of "no real benefit" in primary school

Oct 8th 2010, 5:00 PM 936 Views 0 Comments

Primary school principals group says effective teaching is fare more beneficial than sending children home with piles of work.

# living - Thursday 7 October, 2010

Those naughty Facebook updates aren't as naughty as you think
# Do You Like It?
From The Daily Edge
# Do You Like It?

Those naughty Facebook updates aren't as naughty as you think

Oct 7th 2010, 9:05 AM 1,469 Views 0 Comments

‘I like it on the floor’ says where women keep their handbags – and is part of a breast cancer campaign.

# living - Wednesday 6 October, 2010

Light drinking when pregnant not a risk to baby, say researchers
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Light drinking when pregnant not a risk to baby, say researchers

Oct 6th 2010, 12:25 PM 254 Views 0 Comments

One or two units of alcohol a week may not damage a baby’s development.

# living - Wednesday 29 September, 2010

Man died after drinking pint of vodka in 4 seconds
# Legal Highs
# Legal Highs

Man died after drinking pint of vodka in 4 seconds

Sep 29th 2010, 7:23 PM 1,089 Views 0 Comments

An inquest hears that a man stoned on mephedrone, a legal high, downed the spirit and died of alcohol poisoning.

Cervical cancer screening programme leads to 100 diagnoses
# Health
# Health

Cervical cancer screening programme leads to 100 diagnoses

Sep 29th 2010, 4:45 PM 236 Views 0 Comments

A free nationwide screening programme for cervical cancer led to 100 women being diagnosed in its first year.

# living - Tuesday 28 September, 2010

Atheists know more about religion than faithful
# Religion
# Religion

Atheists know more about religion than faithful

Sep 28th 2010, 8:21 PM 382 Views 0 Comments

A US survey says that non-believers, on average, know more about the beliefs of different religions than their members.

# living - Monday 27 September, 2010

Father of two dies after being attacked by a swarm of wasps
# Wasps
# Wasps

Father of two dies after being attacked by a swarm of wasps

Sep 27th 2010, 9:45 AM 586 Views 0 Comments

Farmer disturbed wasp nest while he moved a bale of silage.

# living - Friday 24 September, 2010

Mammograms not as effective at detecting cancer as previously thought, says study
# Cancer
# Cancer

Mammograms not as effective at detecting cancer as previously thought, says study

Sep 24th 2010, 1:44 PM 185 Views 0 Comments

New Harvard study says mammograms work best as part of a wider health strategy, and a Canadian study finds link between breast cancer and HRT.

# living - Tuesday 21 September, 2010

Highest emigration from Ireland since the 1980s
# Emigration
# Emigration

Highest emigration from Ireland since the 1980s

Sep 21st 2010, 1:08 PM 1,831 Views 0 Comments

We’re back to the bad old days – and now there’s more native Irish people among those leaving our shores.

# living - Wednesday 15 September, 2010

Israel pays Twitter user six-figure sum for his name
# Twitter
# Twitter

Israel pays Twitter user six-figure sum for his name

Sep 15th 2010, 5:05 PM 415 Views 0 Comments

Spaniard Israel Meléndez has sold his @Israel username to the Jewish state for an eye-watering “five zero” sum.

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