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# treatment - Thursday 9 September, 2021

Pele says he's 'recovering well' after surgery
# Treatment
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# Treatment

Pele says he's 'recovering well' after surgery

Sep 9th 2021, 8:12 AM 1,469 Views 0 Comments

The Brazilian legend underwent an operation for a suspected colon tumor.

# treatment - Thursday 17 June, 2021

US to try to develop antiviral pills that would reduce Covid-19 symptoms
# Treatment
# Treatment

US to try to develop antiviral pills that would reduce Covid-19 symptoms

Jun 17th 2021, 6:20 PM 9,939 Views 9 Comments

The US is investing $3.2 billion in the development of the pills.

# treatment - Saturday 22 May, 2021

'Role of family' in mental health patients' care to be considered in new legislation
# Treatment
# Treatment

'Role of family' in mental health patients' care to be considered in new legislation

May 22nd 2021, 12:43 PM 14,108 Views 25 Comments

The Department of Health is looking at the role of patients’ relatives in mental health treatment and care.

# treatment - Thursday 28 January, 2021

Existing drug could treat ‘aggressive’ triple-negative breast cancer – study
# Treatment
# Treatment

Existing drug could treat ‘aggressive’ triple-negative breast cancer – study

Jan 28th 2021, 7:20 AM 18,071 Views 3 Comments

The already approved drug could be used to treat more aggressive forms of breast cancer that don’t always respond to traditional chemotherapy.

# treatment - Monday 21 September, 2020

Scientists say they may have discovered a new way to try to combat the virus that causes Covid-19
# Science
# Science

Scientists say they may have discovered a new way to try to combat the virus that causes Covid-19

Sep 21st 2020, 10:43 PM 121,028 Views 72 Comments

The researchers in the new study described their findings as a potential “game changer”.

# treatment - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Covid-19: The treatment and vaccine candidates showing promising results
# Trials
# Trials

Covid-19: The treatment and vaccine candidates showing promising results

Aug 25th 2020, 10:15 PM 62,678 Views 81 Comments

There may be enough data on the Oxford vaccine to put it before regulators this year.

# treatment - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Heart attack patients taking 18 hours longer to present at hospital during lockdown
# Covid19
# Covid19

Heart attack patients taking 18 hours longer to present at hospital during lockdown

Jun 24th 2020, 11:08 AM 8,451 Views 4 Comments

Experts say fear of Covid-19 is keeping patients away from hospitals despite the higher risk of cardiac death.

# treatment - Friday 15 May, 2020

Drug backed by Donald Trump does not help treat Covid-19, according to new research
# Hydroxychloroquine
# Hydroxychloroquine

Drug backed by Donald Trump does not help treat Covid-19, according to new research

May 15th 2020, 6:10 AM 19,138 Views 64 Comments

In one study, adverse effects were more common in patients who received hydroxychloroquine.

# treatment - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Public warned not to buy fake medicines that claim to treat or prevent coronavirus
# Covid19
# Covid19

Public warned not to buy fake medicines that claim to treat or prevent coronavirus

Mar 24th 2020, 4:06 PM 7,372 Views 7 Comments

The European Medicines Agency said these falsified medicines can cause serious harm.

# treatment - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Here are the potential Covid-19 vaccine and treatment options being developed
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Here are the potential Covid-19 vaccine and treatment options being developed

Mar 18th 2020, 12:51 PM 45,834 Views 18 Comments

The World Health Organization has said it could take 12 to 18 months for a vaccine to be developed and approved for use.

# treatment - Friday 13 December, 2019

'A most wonderful Christmas present': HSE to reimburse cost of new cystic fibrosis treatment
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

'A most wonderful Christmas present': HSE to reimburse cost of new cystic fibrosis treatment

Dec 13th 2019, 9:12 PM 11,135 Views 12 Comments

About 1,200 children and adults have Cystic Fibrosis in Ireland.

# treatment - Thursday 14 November, 2019

'We should treat type 2 diabetes the way we treat cancer'
# Remission
# Remission

'We should treat type 2 diabetes the way we treat cancer'

Nov 14th 2019, 6:00 AM 11,192 Views 35 Comments

Today is World Diabetes Day and a health group wants the HSE to examine more ways of helping people to reverse their type 2 diabetes through losing weight.

# treatment - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Raw sewage from 77,000 people in Ireland flowing into environment every day
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Raw sewage from 77,000 people in Ireland flowing into environment every day

Nov 13th 2019, 12:05 AM 27,235 Views 48 Comments

Ireland needs “substantial” investment in waste water treatment, the EPA report said.

# treatment - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Irish research on type of breast cancer may have found new treatment approach
# Cancer Treatment
# Cancer Treatment

Irish research on type of breast cancer may have found new treatment approach

Oct 3rd 2019, 10:15 PM 15,304 Views 2 Comments

One in eight breast cancer patients have a particular form that is difficult to treat.

# treatment - Monday 16 September, 2019

'Undetectable equals Untransmittable': The importance of Gareth Thomas' HIV message
# Treatment
# Treatment

'Undetectable equals Untransmittable': The importance of Gareth Thomas' HIV message

Sep 16th 2019, 12:36 PM 40,607 Views 21 Comments

Campaigners point out that effective HIV treatment is also effective HIV prevention.

# treatment - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Champion jockey Smullen to undergo chemotherapy after suffering health setback
# Treatment
From The42
# Treatment

Champion jockey Smullen to undergo chemotherapy after suffering health setback

Aug 22nd 2019, 3:00 PM 9,029 Views 5 Comments

The Offaly man has withdrawn from his charity race at the Curragh next month.

# treatment - Monday 20 May, 2019

Clinical trials involving Irish patients 'saved the health service €13m' over two years
# Health
# Health

Clinical trials involving Irish patients 'saved the health service €13m' over two years

May 20th 2019, 5:46 PM 9,074 Views 3 Comments

A new report published today is calling for a scaling-up of clinical research infrastructure in Ireland.

# treatment - Friday 12 April, 2019

'It all started with my balls' - Colm Tóibín's moving essay about cancer is a must-read
# Treatment
# Treatment

'It all started with my balls' - Colm Tóibín's moving essay about cancer is a must-read

Apr 12th 2019, 8:44 AM 32,604 Views 14 Comments

The piece beautifully details his diagnosis to treatment.

# treatment - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

'It has become a destructive pattern': Olympic champion seeks treatment for alcohol addiction
# Seeking Help
From The42
# Seeking Help

'It has become a destructive pattern': Olympic champion seeks treatment for alcohol addiction

Oct 9th 2018, 10:26 PM 10,697 Views 2 Comments

Ryan Lochte remains hopeful of competing at Tokyo 2020.

# treatment - Thursday 30 August, 2018

High Court rules that woman weighing five stone and refusing food in HSE care may be force-fed
# Anorexia
# Anorexia

High Court rules that woman weighing five stone and refusing food in HSE care may be force-fed

Aug 30th 2018, 5:32 PM 14,531 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that the woman has a long history of anorexia nervosa.

# treatment - Friday 15 June, 2018

Woman affected by Cervical Check scandal says cancer has spread to her lymph system
# Cervical Check
# Cervical Check

Woman affected by Cervical Check scandal says cancer has spread to her lymph system

Jun 15th 2018, 4:24 PM 17,153 Views 10 Comments

Orla received false negatives on smear tests in 2011 and 2014.

# treatment - Thursday 7 June, 2018

'Serious concerns' over private treatment centre for people with anorexia
# Lois Bridges
# Lois Bridges

'Serious concerns' over private treatment centre for people with anorexia

Jun 7th 2018, 5:18 PM 20,320 Views 4 Comments

There was little evidence during inspections that the current medical, nursing, or healthcare assistant staff had eating disorder training.

# treatment - Monday 28 May, 2018

A nation holds its breath as Mo Salah travels to Spain for treatment
# Doubt
From The42
# Doubt

A nation holds its breath as Mo Salah travels to Spain for treatment

May 28th 2018, 7:47 PM 8,352 Views 6 Comments

The Liverpool and Egypt star is hoping to be fit in time for the World Cup.

# treatment - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

'You're just buying time': Former Tipperary captain describes performing CPR on man
# Cardiac Arrest
# Cardiac Arrest

'You're just buying time': Former Tipperary captain describes performing CPR on man

May 8th 2018, 12:57 PM 17,343 Views 7 Comments

Ger ‘Redser’ O’Grady was speaking after he may have saved a man’s life by performing CPR on him in Thurles last Friday.

# treatment - Saturday 28 April, 2018

'My gladiator lay down his shield and gained his wings': Alfie Evans dies aged 23 months
# RIP
# RIP

'My gladiator lay down his shield and gained his wings': Alfie Evans dies aged 23 months

Apr 28th 2018, 7:25 AM 55,810 Views 103 Comments

He had been breathing independently for over four days.

# treatment - Thursday 19 April, 2018

'I'm elated, relieved': Over €111k raised to send Cork teen to US for urgent brain tumour surgery
# GoFundMe
# GoFundMe

'I'm elated, relieved': Over €111k raised to send Cork teen to US for urgent brain tumour surgery

Apr 19th 2018, 1:12 PM 12,444 Views 7 Comments

17-year-old Aaron McMahon was diagnosed with a chordoma brain tumour in February 2017.

# treatment - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Australian woman jailed after 'despicably' faking cancer treatment in order to fund party lifestyle
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

Australian woman jailed after 'despicably' faking cancer treatment in order to fund party lifestyle

Apr 11th 2018, 8:12 AM 88,777 Views 61 Comments

A court in Melbourne heard how Hanna Dickenson had needed money to further fund a party lifestyle.

# treatment - Sunday 1 April, 2018

'It’s hard for him not to get frustrated' - Sexton bruised as Leinster batter Saracens
# Treatment
From The42
# Treatment

'It’s hard for him not to get frustrated' - Sexton bruised as Leinster batter Saracens

Apr 1st 2018, 7:31 PM 25,697 Views 39 Comments

Mark McCall said his side didn’t plan to target the Leinster out-half.

# treatment - Sunday 4 March, 2018

A 'wonder drug' used to treat alcoholism may not be as effective as previously thought
# Addiction
# Addiction

A 'wonder drug' used to treat alcoholism may not be as effective as previously thought

Mar 4th 2018, 11:31 AM 26,319 Views 37 Comments

Anti-spasticity drug baclofen has more recently been used to treat alcohol addiction.

# treatment - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

'The seizures are gone - his smiles are back': Mother pens letter to Minister after treating son with CBD oil
# Medicinal Cannabis
# Medicinal Cannabis

'The seizures are gone - his smiles are back': Mother pens letter to Minister after treating son with CBD oil

Jan 31st 2018, 12:05 AM 43,270 Views 58 Comments

Noreen O’Neill said her son has been seizure-free for more than a fortnight.

# treatment - Monday 13 November, 2017

Former Irish international Liam Miller receiving treatment for cancer
# Treatment
From The42
# Treatment

Former Irish international Liam Miller receiving treatment for cancer

Nov 13th 2017, 12:30 PM 30,618 Views 30 Comments

The ex-Celtic and Cork City player is 36.

# treatment - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

'We are facing into a cancer epidemic': More people are surviving, but diagnoses continue to rise
# Ageing Population
# Ageing Population

'We are facing into a cancer epidemic': More people are surviving, but diagnoses continue to rise

Nov 7th 2017, 6:30 AM 43,928 Views 20 Comments

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in both women and men.

# treatment - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Man rescued after car he was driving entered Lough Neagh
# Antrim
# Antrim

Man rescued after car he was driving entered Lough Neagh

Oct 22nd 2017, 2:01 PM 14,780 Views 9 Comments

The man’s car was found to have entered the water just after midnight last night.

# treatment - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Over 200 children with serious teeth problems have waited over 4 years for treatment
# Orthodontics
# Orthodontics

Over 200 children with serious teeth problems have waited over 4 years for treatment

Oct 21st 2017, 6:00 AM 9,579 Views 18 Comments

Figures show that 11,786 children and young adults have been waiting over a year for necessary orthodontic treatment.

# treatment - Sunday 8 October, 2017

People in need of heart consultations in Meath are waiting up to two years for an appointment
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

People in need of heart consultations in Meath are waiting up to two years for an appointment

Oct 8th 2017, 10:00 PM 11,382 Views 43 Comments

Nearly 200 people have been waiting up to 22 months for a cardiac consultation at Our Lady’s Hospital Navan.

# treatment - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Waiting lists for occupational therapy shoot up a massive 50% in just two years
# Spiralling
# Spiralling

Waiting lists for occupational therapy shoot up a massive 50% in just two years

Aug 23rd 2017, 6:10 AM 11,344 Views 5 Comments

The huge lists may be just the tip of the iceberg – figures for those already undergoing treatment are not available according to the HSE.

# treatment - Monday 31 July, 2017

Children with potential mental health issues have been waiting over a year for a psychologist
# BACKLOG
# BACKLOG

Children with potential mental health issues have been waiting over a year for a psychologist

Jul 31st 2017, 9:34 AM 8,371 Views 17 Comments

Almost a third of children on waiting-lists have been waiting for over a year.

# treatment - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Charlie Gard to be moved to hospice for his final days after ruling by judge
# Charlie Gard
# Charlie Gard

Charlie Gard to be moved to hospice for his final days after ruling by judge

Jul 27th 2017, 6:08 PM 12,866 Views 28 Comments

A judge made the order after an agreement on Charlie’s end-of-life care plan couldn’t be found.

# treatment - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

No agreement over where Charlie Gard will spend his final days
# Charlie Gard
# Charlie Gard

No agreement over where Charlie Gard will spend his final days

Jul 26th 2017, 7:03 PM 12,670 Views 68 Comments

Great Ormond Street Hospital said moving Charlie home would not be practical.

# treatment - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Charlie Gard's parents ask the High Court to let them take their son home to die
# British High Court
# British High Court

Charlie Gard's parents ask the High Court to let them take their son home to die

Jul 25th 2017, 5:27 PM 15,089 Views 46 Comments

The parents abandoned their bid for the experimental treatment yesterday, saying that time had run out for Charlie.

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