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#Treatment

# treatment - Friday 12 August, 2022

Call for zero VAT rate to be applied to HRT for women in menopause
# Menopause
# Menopause

Call for zero VAT rate to be applied to HRT for women in menopause

Aug 12th 2022, 6:00 AM 11,385 Views 4 Comments

The Department of Health has suggested that all non-oral medication on the HSE’s formal reimbursement list could benefit from a zero VAT rate.

# treatment - Saturday 30 July, 2022

Borussia Dortmund striker to undergo chemotherapy for testicular tumour
# Treatment
From The42
# Treatment

Borussia Dortmund striker to undergo chemotherapy for testicular tumour

Jul 30th 2022, 2:43 PM 4,416 Views 1 Comment

Sebastien Haller is now expected to be out of action for several months.

# treatment - Thursday 14 July, 2022

World Health Organization advises against use of two drugs for non-severe Covid-19
# British Medical Journal
# British Medical Journal

World Health Organization advises against use of two drugs for non-severe Covid-19

Jul 14th 2022, 6:15 AM 18,287 Views 1 Comment

Fluvoxamine and colchicine received considerable interest during the pandemic.

# treatment - Tuesday 28 June, 2022

'Timing is key': Parents call for inclusion of rare genetic disease in newborn heel prick test
# Sma
# Sma

'Timing is key': Parents call for inclusion of rare genetic disease in newborn heel prick test

Jun 28th 2022, 6:00 AM 12,035 Views 2 Comments

SMA is a degenerative disease that causes damage to nerves that develop muscle function and allow children to eat, move and breathe.

# treatment - Sunday 22 May, 2022

‘We don’t stigmatise other conditions in the way that we stigmatise the problem of excess body weight'
# Obesity
# Obesity

‘We don’t stigmatise other conditions in the way that we stigmatise the problem of excess body weight'

May 22nd 2022, 7:00 AM 27,740 Views 68 Comments

There is frustration over the lack of resources for obesity treatment in Ireland.

# treatment - Thursday 19 May, 2022

Greater access to clinical trials for teens and young adults as cancer incidence rises in Ireland
# Reasearch
# Reasearch

Greater access to clinical trials for teens and young adults as cancer incidence rises in Ireland

May 19th 2022, 6:00 AM 16,281 Views 3 Comments

Around 180-190 people between 16 and 25 years are diagnosed with cancer in Ireland every year.

# treatment - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Abuse of referees should not be accepted but is 'part and parcel of our game'
# Treatment
From The42
# Treatment

Abuse of referees should not be accepted but is 'part and parcel of our game'

May 11th 2022, 5:04 PM 4,137 Views 4 Comments

Maggie Farrelly is an experienced inter-county referee.

# treatment - Saturday 15 January, 2022

Tennis great Chris Evert reveals ovarian cancer diagnosis
# Treatment
From The42
# Treatment

Tennis great Chris Evert reveals ovarian cancer diagnosis

Jan 15th 2022, 12:48 PM 5,783 Views 1 Comment

The 67-year-old said she felt ‘so lucky’ after the disease was discovered before it had spread.

# treatment - Friday 31 December, 2021

UK approves ‘life-saving’ Pfizer antiviral to help at-risk Covid-19 patients
# Treatment
# Treatment

UK approves ‘life-saving’ Pfizer antiviral to help at-risk Covid-19 patients

Dec 31st 2021, 4:10 PM 26,270 Views 38 Comments

Paxlovid can reduce the risks of being admitted to hospital and death in people with mild to moderate infection.

# treatment - Wednesday 10 November, 2021

Irish ME patients hope HSE will follow UK and scrap exercise therapy guidance
# Treatment
# Treatment

Irish ME patients hope HSE will follow UK and scrap exercise therapy guidance

Nov 10th 2021, 9:00 AM 26,897 Views 5 Comments

Representatives have said the use of graded exercise therapy has resulted in relapses in some patients.

# treatment - Thursday 9 September, 2021

Pele says he's 'recovering well' after surgery
# Treatment
From The42
# Treatment

Pele says he's 'recovering well' after surgery

Sep 9th 2021, 8:12 AM 1,493 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 9,954 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 14,303 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 18,102 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 121,112 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 62,718 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 8,502 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 19,142 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 7,384 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 45,874 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 11,181 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 11,215 Views 34 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 27,488 Views 47 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 15,328 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 40,621 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 9,056 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 9,096 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 32,873 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 10,716 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 14,570 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 17,164 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 20,675 Views 0 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 8,377 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 17,375 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 55,831 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 12,465 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 88,812 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 25,729 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 26,365 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 43,359 Views 59 Comments

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

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