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# rcsi - Monday 1 July, 2013

Good news, women: RCSI finds oestrogen cuts risk of liver and heart disease
# Research
# Research

Good news, women: RCSI finds oestrogen cuts risk of liver and heart disease

Jul 1st 2013, 8:15 PM 4,175 Views 6 Comments

The team said their research may help to develop new drugs to prevent liver and heart disease in women.

# rcsi - Monday 8 April, 2013

Gum disease sufferers at risk of diabetes and heart disease
# Gum Disease
# Gum Disease

Gum disease sufferers at risk of diabetes and heart disease

Apr 8th 2013, 2:15 PM 9,511 Views 22 Comments

Gum disease affects four out of five people in Ireland and the level of gum disease worsens as we get older.

# rcsi - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Breakthrough in understanding how cancer cells 'hijack' and spread
# Cancer
# Cancer

Breakthrough in understanding how cancer cells 'hijack' and spread

Mar 5th 2013, 5:45 PM 10,997 Views 36 Comments

A new research study is investigating how cancer cells spread around the body.

# rcsi - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Research could predict how bowel cancer patients react to chemo
# Cancer
# Cancer

Research could predict how bowel cancer patients react to chemo

Jan 19th 2013, 8:15 AM 4,233 Views 1 Comment

Scientists at the RSCI and Beaumont Hospital develop a method that could avert chemotherapy if it won’t work.

# rcsi - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Column: I was convicted for treating protesters. Now I face arrest any time.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I was convicted for treating protesters. Now I face arrest any time.

Jul 15th 2012, 6:30 PM 25 Views 7 Comments

Irish-trained doctor Ghassan Dhaif, who aided the injured in Bahrain’s Arab Spring, on why the Government must do more to help medics like him.

# rcsi - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Why do females fare worse than males with cystic fibrosis?
# Cystic Fibrosis
# Cystic Fibrosis

Why do females fare worse than males with cystic fibrosis?

May 24th 2012, 1:39 PM 3,270 Views 4 Comments

A new study from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland shows that the female hormone oestrogen has a role to play in this.

# rcsi - Thursday 12 April, 2012

One-fifth of young adolescents hear voices, study reveals
# Hallucinations
# Hallucinations

One-fifth of young adolescents hear voices, study reveals

Apr 12th 2012, 11:55 AM 8,170 Views 57 Comments

Hallucinations reported by 11 to 13-year-olds in Dublin ranged from isolated sentences to full conversations.

# rcsi - Friday 9 December, 2011

Ireland develops world's first 3D surface anatomy guide
# 3D
# 3D

Ireland develops world's first 3D surface anatomy guide

Dec 9th 2011, 7:30 AM 3,289 Views 5 Comments

A team of artists, anatomists and engineers have proven that 3D is not just useful for blockbuster movies – it can stand in for “live models” too.