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# treatment - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Irish researchers hopeful they are closer to effective Huntington's disease treatment
# Treatment
# Treatment

Irish researchers hopeful they are closer to effective Huntington's disease treatment

Jul 20th 2017, 7:38 PM 11,245 Views 4 Comments

Research has shown that they were able to slow down neurodegeneration.

For the first time, over half of people with HIV are taking AIDS drugs
# Global Shift
# Global Shift

For the first time, over half of people with HIV are taking AIDS drugs

Jul 20th 2017, 12:05 PM 11,814 Views 18 Comments

The United Nations report’s authors claimed that the data proved the “scales have finally tipped”.

# treatment - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Watch: 'I'm still the same kid - just instead of having no hands, I have two'
# Transplant
# Transplant

Watch: 'I'm still the same kid - just instead of having no hands, I have two'

Jul 19th 2017, 2:45 PM 13,050 Views 7 Comments

Zion Harvey is the first person to undergo a double hand transplant.

# treatment - Thursday 13 July, 2017

'If he was suffering we wouldn't be up here fighting': New evidence in Charlie Gard case
# Rare Disease
# Rare Disease

'If he was suffering we wouldn't be up here fighting': New evidence in Charlie Gard case

Jul 13th 2017, 7:46 PM 26,311 Views 40 Comments

Proceedings grew heated today, with Gard’s parents storming out of the courtroom at one point.

# treatment - Thursday 30 March, 2017

'It is soul-destroying to see my daughter crying every day with the pain in her back'
# Scoliosis
# Scoliosis

'It is soul-destroying to see my daughter crying every day with the pain in her back'

Mar 30th 2017, 6:11 PM 10,701 Views 16 Comments

Karen and Sarah-Ann Cline-Mitchell met with the Minister for Health yesterday to find out when she will get a date for her operation.

# treatment - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Groundbreaking science allows paralysed man use his brain to control his arms again
# Bionic Man
# Bionic Man

Groundbreaking science allows paralysed man use his brain to control his arms again

Mar 29th 2017, 3:45 PM 8,922 Views 6 Comments

Bill Kochevar says the device is “better than I thought it would be”.

# treatment - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Carlow teen thanks public after raising €600,000 for cancer treatment following emotional video
# Viral
# Viral

Carlow teen thanks public after raising €600,000 for cancer treatment following emotional video

Feb 14th 2017, 10:37 PM 28,429 Views 35 Comments

“On this Valentine’s Day, I didn’t just receive a teddy or a card, but the chance of life.”

# treatment - Friday 23 December, 2016

Toddler becomes first Irish person granted licence for medical cannabis
# Tristan Forde
# Tristan Forde

Toddler becomes first Irish person granted licence for medical cannabis

Dec 23rd 2016, 7:22 PM 25,207 Views 17 Comments

The two-year-old and his mother Yvonne spent a year in Colorado so he could access cannabis oil.

# treatment - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Restaurant critic AA Gill reveals he has 'the full English of cancer' in column
# Health
# Health

Restaurant critic AA Gill reveals he has 'the full English of cancer' in column

Nov 20th 2016, 1:07 PM 55,438 Views 21 Comments

The 62-year-old writer now plans on marrying his partner of 23 years.

# treatment - Friday 18 November, 2016

Dozens of Indians call hospital to donate kidneys to foreign minister
# Transplant
# Transplant

Dozens of Indians call hospital to donate kidneys to foreign minister

Nov 18th 2016, 1:45 PM 11,091 Views 9 Comments

Sushma Swaraj is being treated for kidney failure.

# treatment - Monday 31 October, 2016

German hospital uses therapy to 'treat' paedophiles before they commit crimes
# Treatment
# Treatment

German hospital uses therapy to 'treat' paedophiles before they commit crimes

Oct 31st 2016, 8:00 PM 16,578 Views 60 Comments

More than 7,000 people have sought information on the programme which is offered in 11 centres across Germany.

# treatment - Monday 17 October, 2016

Plans for new cancer institute at St James' Hospital
# Treatment
# Treatment

Plans for new cancer institute at St James' Hospital

Oct 17th 2016, 9:21 AM 9,214 Views 29 Comments

Cancer in Ireland is projected to double by 2040, with increases in all types of the disease.

# treatment - Sunday 9 October, 2016

New cocktail of drugs could significantly improve outcomes for cancer patients
# Progress
# Progress

New cocktail of drugs could significantly improve outcomes for cancer patients

Oct 9th 2016, 7:00 PM 11,806 Views 13 Comments

40% of kidney cancer patients saw their tumours significantly reduce, while 10% were left with “no detectable sign of cancer” at all.

# treatment - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Two US gymnasts say they were sexually abused by a US Olympics team doctor
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

Two US gymnasts say they were sexually abused by a US Olympics team doctor

Sep 13th 2016, 11:28 AM 25,681 Views 0 Comments

The California lawsuit says that USA Gymnastics negligently suppressed, concealed or failed to disclose knowledge that the doctor had engaged in sexual conduct with team members.

# treatment - Sunday 21 August, 2016

What should I do if I feel a fluttering feeling in my chest? Here's some advice from an expert
# Column
# Column

What should I do if I feel a fluttering feeling in my chest? Here's some advice from an expert

Aug 21st 2016, 12:00 PM 31,679 Views 14 Comments

Patricia Hall from the Irish Heart Foundation talks about when you should worry about heart palpitations.

# treatment - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Hospital allowed to treat prisoner who is refusing medication
# High Court
# High Court

Hospital allowed to treat prisoner who is refusing medication

Aug 10th 2016, 7:07 PM 19,922 Views 21 Comments

The man, who may have a mental illness, has an infection that could become septic and cause his death.

# treatment - Saturday 6 August, 2016

What do I do if I find something unusual on my skin? Here's some advice from an expert
# Skin Cancer
# Skin Cancer

What do I do if I find something unusual on my skin? Here's some advice from an expert

Aug 6th 2016, 8:00 PM 841 Views 8 Comments

Roseleen Flaherty from the Irish Cancer Society talks about how to check if you have skin cancer.

# treatment - Monday 1 August, 2016

Older patients sedated to help them adjust to incontinence pads
# Anti-psychotics
# Anti-psychotics

Older patients sedated to help them adjust to incontinence pads

Aug 1st 2016, 8:00 PM 18,772 Views 16 Comments

Dr Shaun O’Keefe has been talking to TheJournal.ie about the misuse of drugs in the treatment of older patients.

# treatment - Sunday 31 July, 2016

'I lost my partner to it': What it's like to live with Hepatitis C
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I lost my partner to it': What it's like to live with Hepatitis C

Jul 31st 2016, 9:00 PM 1,215 Views 35 Comments

When Emily Reaper was first diagnosed, there was no such thing as Hepatitis C.

# treatment - Sunday 3 July, 2016

'Psoriasis can have devastating effects on your body image'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Psoriasis can have devastating effects on your body image'

Jul 3rd 2016, 8:45 PM 4,413 Views 93 Comments

Tadgh Dolan talks about the impact psoriasis has had on his life.

# treatment - Thursday 9 June, 2016

People coming out of drug treatment programmes are relapsing because of the lack of housing
# Coolmine Therapeutic Community
# Coolmine Therapeutic Community

People coming out of drug treatment programmes are relapsing because of the lack of housing

Jun 9th 2016, 8:35 AM 11,666 Views 38 Comments

The chairman of a drug treatment programme said that the government needed to give more urgency to the housing crisis.

# treatment - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

"Had she not been diagnosed, I don't think I would have caught mine."
# Utah
# Utah

"Had she not been diagnosed, I don't think I would have caught mine."

May 31st 2016, 10:09 AM 27,744 Views 9 Comments

The sisters fighting cancer together.

# treatment - Friday 20 May, 2016

Man who had stroke while driving through Port Tunnel saved by new clinical trial
# Lifesavers
# Lifesavers

Man who had stroke while driving through Port Tunnel saved by new clinical trial

May 20th 2016, 6:05 AM 27,879 Views 10 Comments

Paul Lambe benefited from a rollout of new Irish research that is tackling cancer, strokes and health crises.

# treatment - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Why do people say this: ‘They’ve been married a while now? What’s keeping her?'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Why do people say this: ‘They’ve been married a while now? What’s keeping her?'

Mar 2nd 2016, 5:00 PM 503 Views 39 Comments

To be told you cannot conceive on your own is devastating, cruel and unfair, writes Jennifer Ryan Moran.

# treatment - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Cancelled Donegal flight leaves cancer patient stranded
# Grounded
# Grounded

Cancelled Donegal flight leaves cancer patient stranded

Jan 28th 2016, 6:06 PM 37,425 Views 67 Comments

Margaret Gallagher was unable to attend a treatment session in Cork last week.

# treatment - Sunday 27 December, 2015

'Cancer doesn't discriminate': Young adults support each other after a diagnosis
# Youcan Ireland
# Youcan Ireland

'Cancer doesn't discriminate': Young adults support each other after a diagnosis

Dec 27th 2015, 10:00 PM 23,557 Views 16 Comments

“Regardless of your age, gender or creed, when it decides to take hold, life as you know it changes forever.”

# treatment - Saturday 21 November, 2015

The number of people on Beaumont Hospital waiting lists shows why the place is overcrowded
# Get In The Queue
# Get In The Queue

The number of people on Beaumont Hospital waiting lists shows why the place is overcrowded

Nov 21st 2015, 7:30 AM 10,117 Views 14 Comments

It’s over 10,000, with 2,352 waiting for over a year.

# treatment - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

The stark truth about the 'breast cancer gap' between rich and poor in Ireland
# Comfort The Afflicted
# Comfort The Afflicted

The stark truth about the 'breast cancer gap' between rich and poor in Ireland

Oct 20th 2015, 6:05 AM 11,162 Views 5 Comments

The inability of women to take time off for treatment is part of the problem.

# treatment - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Amazon set to take legal action against more than 1,000 'fake reviewers'
# Cracking Down
# Cracking Down

Amazon set to take legal action against more than 1,000 'fake reviewers'

Oct 18th 2015, 3:08 PM 15,154 Views 19 Comments

The fake reviews were being offered for sale for as little as $5 (€4.40).

# treatment - Saturday 19 September, 2015

'Sure you’re grand now, your hair has grown back', the PTSD of surviving cancer
# Postcode Lottery
# Postcode Lottery

'Sure you’re grand now, your hair has grown back', the PTSD of surviving cancer

Sep 19th 2015, 7:10 AM 19,551 Views 32 Comments

Cancer survivors talk about how difficult it can be to re-adjust to life after treatment.

# treatment - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Google is making a big move to help treat diabetes
# Diabetes
# Diabetes

Google is making a big move to help treat diabetes

Sep 1st 2015, 11:45 AM 9,742 Views 3 Comments

A new partnership sees it developing new technology that will help treat diabetes.

# treatment - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Aer Lingus promises to treat you better when your flight is delayed
# Slap On The Wrist
# Slap On The Wrist

Aer Lingus promises to treat you better when your flight is delayed

Aug 19th 2015, 11:47 AM 11,532 Views 7 Comments

The UK’s aviation regulator had alleged the treatment of passengers by Aer Lingus, Jet2 and Wizz Air was in breach of consumer law.

# treatment - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

The government will fund life-prolonging treatment for a terminal cancer patient
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

The government will fund life-prolonging treatment for a terminal cancer patient

Jul 28th 2015, 9:37 PM 10,740 Views 16 Comments

The drug is believed to cost between €65,000 and €85,000 per patient.

# treatment - Friday 24 July, 2015

These two affordable drugs can lower breast cancer deaths
# Treatment
# Treatment

These two affordable drugs can lower breast cancer deaths

Jul 24th 2015, 6:02 AM 9,342 Views 10 Comments

Studies found the drugs can help to reduce breast cancer mortality in postmenopausal women.

# treatment - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Terminal cancer patient pleads with government to pay for drug that could prolong her life
# Treatment
# Treatment

Terminal cancer patient pleads with government to pay for drug that could prolong her life

Jul 15th 2015, 7:00 PM 15,648 Views 86 Comments

A 59-year-old woman says she is begging the government to pay for a cancer drug that could prolong her life.

# treatment - Sunday 21 June, 2015

Almost 10,000 people are in methadone programmes in Ireland - and the number is rising
# Drugs
# Drugs

Almost 10,000 people are in methadone programmes in Ireland - and the number is rising

Jun 21st 2015, 8:00 AM 11,449 Views 58 Comments

The drug is used to treat heroin addiction.

# treatment - Monday 15 June, 2015

Man who claims to have cured cancer is causing controversy in Dublin and Galway
# Brian Clement
# Brian Clement

Man who claims to have cured cancer is causing controversy in Dublin and Galway

Jun 15th 2015, 10:00 PM 44,249 Views 139 Comments

Brian Clement has said treatments at his spa, which include a raw food diet, have cured every known disease.

# treatment - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

These counties have the highest numbers of people treated for alcohol abuse
# Problem Alcohol Use
# Problem Alcohol Use

These counties have the highest numbers of people treated for alcohol abuse

Jun 10th 2015, 6:10 AM 25,311 Views 34 Comments

Figures published show a drop in the number of cases of alcohol abuse in Ireland.

# treatment - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Woman's graphic skin cancer treatment photo goes viral
# Warning
# Warning

Woman's graphic skin cancer treatment photo goes viral

May 12th 2015, 8:23 PM 61,355 Views 43 Comments

It’s not nice – but it’s necessary to see.

# treatment - Friday 3 April, 2015

The first drug to reduce alcohol consumption hits the shelves here
# Treatment
# Treatment

The first drug to reduce alcohol consumption hits the shelves here

Apr 3rd 2015, 6:30 AM 28,782 Views 34 Comments

It is the first product to be granted a licence for alcohol reduction.