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Doctors say Mandela has recovered - president
Jacob Zuma said that 94-year-old Mandela has recovered from a surgical procedure and lung infection.
Delap faces hernia op
Stoke’s Rory Delap is set for some time on the sidelines as he recovers from a minor hernia operation.
Crumlin Hospital apologises after wrong operation performed on child
Professor Martin Corbally said he was “disappointed” that the Irish Medical Council found him guilty of poor professional practice today.
Revenue seize €70,000 of cannabis in Drogheda
The seizure was a result of the controlled delivery of a package, originating in Nigeria, to a residential premises.
One more arrested in today's 'Operation Ambience' Garda raids
More than 200 gardaí carried out a major search operation this morning, which has led to 17 people being arrested.
Brazilian worker survives bar through skull
The bar was removed from the construction worker’s skull during a five hour surgery.
PSNI arrest 3 men, search Derry mayor's home, during RAAD operation
Police investigating the vigilante operation Republican Action Against Drugs came under attack from youths during part of the operation.
Doctors remove 33-pound tumour from child, 2, who weighs 26-pounds
The doctor in Mexico City said it was the first time doctors there had removed a tumour bigger than a person carrying it.
Greece hirings "breached EU/IMF loan rules"
A new report suggests that Greece breached the EU/IMF loan agreement rules. Meanwhile, the country’s new prime minister is recovering from eye surgery.
VIDEO: Full face transplant man, one year on
Dallas Wiens, who lost all his facial features in an accident, says he can now feel his daughter kiss him on the cheek.
"Broken hearts" could be healed with stem cells
A study by American doctors showed that scar tissue mass that occurred after a heart attack could be reduced after treatment with the patient’s own stem cells.
On the mend: Leinster happy with Cullen's progress following surgery
Leinster captain Leo Cullen is expected back in action in April, the province said today.
Triple limb transplant patient loses leg
The world-first operation has run into complications, with doctors forced to remove the transplanted leg a day after surgery.
Doctors perform world's first triple limb transplant
The 34-year-old patient received two arms and a leg after losing his own as a child, in Turkey.
Cruel blow as cruciate op rules Ronan out for the season
Munster flanker Niall Ronan learned yesterday that he will need surgery to repair recent cruciate ligament damage.
Ankle op rules Callanan out of league opener
Tipperary hurler Séamus Callanan is to have surgery later this week on an ankle injury.
President Michael D Higgins to have knee surgery next week
Higgins has previously said that he broke his kneecap while on a humanitarian mission in Colombia.
Gardaí arrest people for soliciting prostitutes
More than 20 people were arrested by gardaí during an operation targeting people who solicit the services of prostitutes in Limerick.
'We nearly lost her' - Meadhbh McGivern's father describes 14-hour op
Joe McGivern has spoken about the family’s anxious wait as Meadhbh underwent a life-saving liver transplant.
Guinness record set for world’s largest… tonsils
Ouch! A 21-year-old man had problems breathing and had constant sore throats until he had his two-inch long tonsils removed.
Hugo Chavez returns to Venezuela after Cuban cancer treatment
The Venezuelan president arrives home after four weeks in Cuba, where he underwent emergency surgery.
Irish girl misses out on liver transplant
Coast guard was to due to fly her from Leitrim for London operation last night but medics decided she wouldn’t make it on time.
Chavez reveals cancer battle
Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez made a statement on television last night explaining his recent absence.
A new breath of life for Dublin woman after double-lung transplant
20 year old Becky Jones, who has cystic fibrosis, has made history by undergoing a transplant after developing a fungus in her airways due to an allergy.