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# the-lancet - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Not enough radiotherapy machines to meet Ireland's cancer needs - study
# Radiotherapy
# Radiotherapy

Not enough radiotherapy machines to meet Ireland's cancer needs - study

Jan 24th 2013, 9:03 AM 4,838 Views 19 Comments

The Lancet study showed that there is a 4 per cent unmet need in Ireland.

# the-lancet - Friday 7 December, 2012

Patients not responding to antidepressants 'more likely to get better with therapy'
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Patients not responding to antidepressants 'more likely to get better with therapy'

Dec 7th 2012, 6:30 AM 7,937 Views 41 Comments

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy has proven to be effective when people have not responded to antidepressants, if they have it alongside medication, a new trial shows.

# the-lancet - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Lower death rates for those taking cholesterol medication and exercise - study
# Cholesterol
# Cholesterol

Lower death rates for those taking cholesterol medication and exercise - study

Nov 28th 2012, 7:15 AM 4,754 Views 15 Comments

New research also shows that the benefits of physical fitness outweigh those of cholesterol lowering medication.

# the-lancet - Monday 5 November, 2012

US suicide rates have risen sharply since economic crisis
# Research
# Research

US suicide rates have risen sharply since economic crisis

Nov 5th 2012, 6:45 AM 3,407 Views 13 Comments

Researchers found that the number of suicides more than quadrupled in the United States between 2008 and 2010, echoing the findings of similar research in Ireland.

# the-lancet - Monday 20 August, 2012

Higher rate of infection among homeless 'put overall population at risk'
# Infectious
# Infectious

Higher rate of infection among homeless 'put overall population at risk'

Aug 20th 2012, 6:50 AM 4,170 Views 1 Comment

New data published in The Lancet shows much higher infection rates of TB, HIV and Hepatitis-C among homeless people.

# the-lancet - Friday 17 August, 2012

'Alarming' results show women starting to smoke younger - research
# Tobacco
# Tobacco

'Alarming' results show women starting to smoke younger - research

Aug 17th 2012, 6:30 AM 4,706 Views 42 Comments

New research describes the global use of tobacco an “epidemic” – with women increasingly starting to smoke at younger ages and early half of adult men in developing countries still using tobacco products.

# the-lancet - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Afghanistan and Pakistan a ‘potential reservoir’ for spreading polio
# POLIO
# POLIO

Afghanistan and Pakistan a ‘potential reservoir’ for spreading polio

Jul 4th 2012, 7:30 AM 1,338 Views 5 Comments

Security issues mean that up to 40 per cent children in some parts are not vaccinated.

# the-lancet - Friday 22 June, 2012

Around 900,000 people take their own life every year
# Suicide
# Suicide

Around 900,000 people take their own life every year

Jun 22nd 2012, 6:45 AM 3,578 Views 8 Comments

The leading medical journal The Lancet has published a series of articles to highlight suicide’s impact globally.

# the-lancet - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Childhood CT scans 'could triple leukaemia and brain cancer risk'
# Cancer
# Cancer

Childhood CT scans 'could triple leukaemia and brain cancer risk'

Jun 7th 2012, 8:39 AM 1,852 Views 5 Comments

A study at Newcastle University showed that CT scans in children could triple their risk of contracting brain cancer or leukaemia when older. This is the first long-term study of its kind.

# the-lancet - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Blood tests may predict breast cancer spread
# Cancer Research
# Cancer Research

Blood tests may predict breast cancer spread

Jun 6th 2012, 11:40 AM 1,218 Views 0 Comments

US cancer research finds that tumour cells in the blood stream may predict if early breast cancer patients face a higher risk of death or relapse after treatment.

# the-lancet - Friday 28 October, 2011

Two aspirin tablets a day "cuts bowel cancer risk"
# Cancer
# Cancer

Two aspirin tablets a day "cuts bowel cancer risk"

Oct 28th 2011, 9:29 AM 463 Views 24 Comments

A new study, published in The Lancet, says that taking two pills of aspirin a day can cut the risk of bowel cancer by almost two thirds for certain patients.

# the-lancet - Friday 2 September, 2011

9/11 firefighters have higher risk of contracting cancer
# 9-11
# 9-11

9/11 firefighters have higher risk of contracting cancer

Sep 2nd 2011, 8:13 AM 439 Views 3 Comments

A new study by British medical journal The Lancet shows that firefighters who worked at ground zero following the terrorist attacks are more likely than others to contract cancer.

# the-lancet - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Smoking is bigger risk for women than men, says new study
# Smoking
# Smoking

Smoking is bigger risk for women than men, says new study

Aug 11th 2011, 8:43 AM 377 Views 7 Comments

Research suggests that women who smoke are significantly more likely to suffer heart attacks.

# the-lancet - Friday 3 June, 2011

Researchers discover new form of MRSA superbug in two Dublin hospitals
# MRSA
# MRSA

Researchers discover new form of MRSA superbug in two Dublin hospitals

Jun 3rd 2011, 7:17 AM 976 Views 0 Comments

An Irish study has found the new strain of the superbug in two Dublin hospitals as a separate British study finds the new infection originated in cows.

# the-lancet - Tuesday 15 February, 2011

Mild asthma does not require daily treatment says US research
# Health
# Health

Mild asthma does not require daily treatment says US research

Feb 15th 2011, 1:20 PM 1,233 Views 0 Comments

The Asthma Society of Ireland urged caution in response to the findings.

# the-lancet - Friday 4 February, 2011

One in ten adults in the world is obese
# Obesity
# Obesity

One in ten adults in the world is obese

Feb 4th 2011, 1:40 PM 1,188 Views 0 Comments

Irish men and men from the Czech Republic are the most overweight in Europe.