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#Quality of Life

# quality-of-life - Friday 18 November, 2016

Urinary problems and erectile dysfunction - men with prostate cancer share their experiences

A new study will engage with 1,300 men to receive information on their quality of life before and throughout their treatments.

# quality-of-life - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Young people in Ireland are more likely to have quality of life problems

It found that one quarter of adults reported at least three serious issues.

# quality-of-life - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

Advanced breast cancer sufferers are 'left in the shadows', new report says

Research into the condition has lagged behind in the last decade.

# quality-of-life - Sunday 21 June, 2015

The quality of life all over the world in one neat map

We didn’t make it into the top ten but we managed to keep out of the bottom ten list.

# quality-of-life - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Teens with cerebral palsy rate their quality of life as comparable with their able-bodied peers

Pain was one of the main reasons that reduced the quality of life for adolescents.

# quality-of-life - Thursday 28 August, 2014

People with cancer need dedicated treatment to tackle depression

Major depression is much more common among cancer sufferers – but trial shows a possible way forward.

# quality-of-life - Friday 1 August, 2014

French hospital introduces wine bar to improve quality of life for terminally ill

Hospital says it wants to ‘re-humanise’ patients by providing a place for them to have a drink and socialise with family and friends.

# quality-of-life - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Suffer from lower back pain? Paracetamol might not be effective in relieving symptoms

A study has found the drug to be no more effective than a placebo in treating the condition.

# quality-of-life - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Over 50s' income did not fall during the recession - ESRI

The think tank say research shows that, although the wealth of over 50s declined, overall income, health and well-being did not.

# quality-of-life - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Hey Dubs, are you happy? You should be, you're in the 34th best city in the world

According to business consultants Mercer anyway.

# quality-of-life - Sunday 2 February, 2014

How is Ireland feeling? Europe-wide survey looks at loneliness, health, and chores

We don’t have much faith in our health care system… but we feel healthy.

# quality-of-life - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Alcohol abuse among over 50s has increased since the financial crisis

A new study from Trinity College Dublin also shows high levels of cardiovascular disease, arthritis and obesity.

# quality-of-life - Sunday 2 June, 2013

The 10 developed countries with the worst quality of life

Income, housing, jobs, education – these are the 10 countries that fared the worst in the OECD’s survey of quality of life.

# quality-of-life - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

13 things we learned from the CSO's new 'quality of life' data

The CSO has published a wide-ranging document, covering everything from household waste to penalty points.

Which county has the lowest disposable income per person?

New CSO figures also indicate that 15 per cent of all accommodation was vacant in 2011.

# quality-of-life - Saturday 26 January, 2013

How the best countries in the world have changed since 1988

Ireland isn’t doing too badly, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit…

# quality-of-life - Friday 30 November, 2012

Ireland boasts one of the lowest loneliness levels in Europe

Irish people also get happier as they get older, according to a recent Quality of Life survey.

# quality-of-life - Monday 19 December, 2011

Carlingford voted best place to live in Ireland

Scores totted up from 6,000+ users on ratings website. Mind you, the same site spells second-placed town Schull as ‘Skull’.

# quality-of-life - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

Dublin ranked 26th best place to live in the world

For all Ireland’s economic woes, our capital still beats Paris, London, Tokyo and Boston in terms of quality of life… while Baghdad, unsurprisingly, comes last.

# quality-of-life - Thursday 29 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Ireland 'third-worst place to live in Europe', says British study Quality Of Life

Ireland 'third-worst place to live in Europe', says British study

A survey of ten countries, most of them in Western Europe, puts Ireland third-from-last – largely because of the weather.