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# 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 15,657 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 11,467 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 44,345 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 25,353 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 61,504 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 29,389 Views 34 Comments

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

# treatment - Monday 23 March, 2015

Ashya King 'free of cancer' after specialist treatment that was refused in the UK
# Brain Tumour
# Brain Tumour

Ashya King 'free of cancer' after specialist treatment that was refused in the UK

Mar 23rd 2015, 10:43 AM 14,767 Views 27 Comments

His parents were previously arrested for taking him out of the country.

# treatment - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Muslim teachers will be allowed to wear their headscarves in class
# Germany
# Germany

Muslim teachers will be allowed to wear their headscarves in class

Mar 14th 2015, 4:30 PM 15,739 Views 109 Comments

The issue has been a major topic of debate in Germany.

# treatment - Monday 5 January, 2015

UK nurse with Ebola has "stabilised" but is still critical
# Pauline Cafferkey
# Pauline Cafferkey

UK nurse with Ebola has "stabilised" but is still critical

Jan 5th 2015, 7:05 PM 7,940 Views 3 Comments

She is in hospital in London.

# treatment - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Scottish nurse with Ebola agrees to try experimental drug
# Treatment
# Treatment

Scottish nurse with Ebola agrees to try experimental drug

Dec 31st 2014, 8:27 PM 12,388 Views 17 Comments

“The next few days will be crucial.”

Second suspected Scottish Ebola patient has tested negative
# Pauline Cafferkey
# Pauline Cafferkey

Second suspected Scottish Ebola patient has tested negative

Dec 31st 2014, 8:58 AM 4,433 Views 2 Comments

Pauline Cafferkey, from Glasgow, is being treated in London.

# treatment - Friday 5 December, 2014

There ARE simple treatments for Ebola that could have saved lives
# PREVENTABLE
# PREVENTABLE

There ARE simple treatments for Ebola that could have saved lives

Dec 5th 2014, 6:30 AM 5,417 Views 4 Comments

Experts have argued that better managing of fluids and electrolytes could have prevented a number of deaths.

# treatment - Friday 28 November, 2014

Biggest addiction centre in the south of the country had 14,000 calls about treatment this year
# Drugs
# Drugs

Biggest addiction centre in the south of the country had 14,000 calls about treatment this year

Nov 28th 2014, 8:00 AM 7,117 Views 24 Comments

A large number of women are also seeking treatment, a change from 25 years ago.

# treatment - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Fears that families of children with serious illness could face 'rigorous' medical card means test
# HSE
# HSE

Fears that families of children with serious illness could face 'rigorous' medical card means test

Nov 26th 2014, 8:59 AM 4,532 Views 18 Comments

Our Children’s Health has welcomed yesterday’s announcements on medical card reform, but still has some outstanding concerns.

# treatment - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Baby girl survives Ebola 'against all the odds'
# Recovery
# Recovery

Baby girl survives Ebola 'against all the odds'

Nov 22nd 2014, 9:00 AM 9,127 Views 8 Comments

Despite these positive stories, Doctors Without Borders said the outbreak is far from over.

# treatment - Friday 7 November, 2014

Paedophile told by court that castration was not a punishment
# Czech Republic
# Czech Republic

Paedophile told by court that castration was not a punishment

Nov 7th 2014, 8:45 AM 23,627 Views 36 Comments

European Court of Human Rights says it was part of the protective measures ordered by a Czech court.

# treatment - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

A UN employee has died from Ebola in Germany
# Virus
# Virus

A UN employee has died from Ebola in Germany

Oct 14th 2014, 9:32 AM 9,593 Views 31 Comments

The patient died during the night.

# treatment - Friday 10 October, 2014

322 sought post-abortion counselling info from Cura in 2013
# Concerns
# Concerns

322 sought post-abortion counselling info from Cura in 2013

Oct 10th 2014, 6:15 AM 3,886 Views 3 Comments

The figures are contained in Cura’s annual report for 2013.

# treatment - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Routine mental health screening in schools could help 1 in 10 children with issues
# Treatment
# Treatment

Routine mental health screening in schools could help 1 in 10 children with issues

Oct 8th 2014, 7:30 AM 4,675 Views 27 Comments

10-20% of children and young people would benefit from some sort of mental health intervention.

# treatment - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Morrissey reveals four bouts of cancer treatment
# New Interview
From The Daily Edge
# New Interview

Morrissey reveals four bouts of cancer treatment

Oct 7th 2014, 1:56 PM 3,320 Views 1 Comment

“If I die, I die”.

Prisoner death report finds he had left drug treatment programme but Prison Service didn't know
# Prisoner Death
# Prisoner Death

Prisoner death report finds he had left drug treatment programme but Prison Service didn't know

Oct 7th 2014, 7:45 AM 7,467 Views 6 Comments

The prisoner was granted temporary release on the condition that he reside at Coolmine Treatment Centre.

# treatment - Monday 6 October, 2014

More young people and women are being treated for alcohol addictions
# Significant Rise
# Significant Rise

More young people and women are being treated for alcohol addictions

Oct 6th 2014, 3:15 PM 12,914 Views 42 Comments

Addiction treatment service, Aiséirí, is calling on the government not to cut excise duty on alcohol in the upcoming Budget.

# treatment - Friday 3 October, 2014

A second child "cured" of HIV has relapsed
# Health
# Health

A second child "cured" of HIV has relapsed

Oct 3rd 2014, 6:45 AM 12,526 Views 0 Comments

The baby was born with the virus, but was given anti-retro viral treatment early.

# treatment - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Two people a week die of mouth cancer - get a free examination today
# Watch Your Mouth
# Watch Your Mouth

Two people a week die of mouth cancer - get a free examination today

Sep 17th 2014, 6:15 AM 16,258 Views 9 Comments

It’s Mouth Cancer Awareness day and more than 500 dental surgeries will check your gob for free today. It only takes five minutes.

# treatment - Monday 15 September, 2014

New treatment could drop recurrence by half for some lung cancer sufferers
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

New treatment could drop recurrence by half for some lung cancer sufferers

Sep 15th 2014, 7:15 AM 7,169 Views 13 Comments

A new radiation treatment could lengthen the lives of those suffering from small-cell lung cancer.

# treatment - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Irish scientists have figured out a way to diagnose bowel cancer earlier
# Progress
# Progress

Irish scientists have figured out a way to diagnose bowel cancer earlier

Sep 13th 2014, 7:15 AM 12,582 Views 16 Comments

A method that could allow treatment for patients to be personalised has also been discovered.

# treatment - Monday 8 September, 2014

Irish public warned to beware of rogue Botox practitioners
# Frozen
# Frozen

Irish public warned to beware of rogue Botox practitioners

Sep 8th 2014, 7:00 AM 7,110 Views 11 Comments

The warning comes after a woman was fined €6,000 for performing Botox treatments on customers at her salon.

# treatment - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Ashya King to be flown to Prague for cancer treatment by Monday
# Treatment
# Treatment

Ashya King to be flown to Prague for cancer treatment by Monday

Sep 6th 2014, 2:06 PM 7,634 Views 20 Comments

Ashya’s parents want him to undergo an alternative treatment called ‘proton beam therapy’ in the Czech capital.

# treatment - Monday 1 September, 2014

Police defend their handling of the Ashya King case as questions mount
# Treatment
# Treatment

Police defend their handling of the Ashya King case as questions mount

Sep 1st 2014, 10:15 PM 18,927 Views 135 Comments

A judge in Spain has detained the 5-year-old’s parents for a further 72 hours.

# treatment - Friday 22 August, 2014

Pre-treating schoolchildren could cause head lice to mutate, parents warned
# Back To School
# Back To School

Pre-treating schoolchildren could cause head lice to mutate, parents warned

Aug 22nd 2014, 7:45 AM 13,066 Views 16 Comments

Schools generally experience a spike in head lice cases at the start of a new term, as children congregate after months apart…

# treatment - Monday 18 August, 2014

Poll: Would you be willing to pay a 'treatment tax' on alcohol?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you be willing to pay a 'treatment tax' on alcohol?

Aug 18th 2014, 9:30 AM 14,743 Views 68 Comments

There are calls in the UK to add a penny to price of each of unit of alcohol.

# treatment - Monday 11 August, 2014

New MS drug now available in Republic
# Alternatives
# Alternatives

New MS drug now available in Republic

Aug 11th 2014, 3:15 PM 15,781 Views 27 Comments

The drug has been made available through one HSE scheme.

# treatment - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

"Every minute counts." - Study shows why treating strokes immediately is vital
# Health
# Health

"Every minute counts." - Study shows why treating strokes immediately is vital

Aug 6th 2014, 7:15 AM 9,417 Views 10 Comments

Outcomes are positive in 76% more cases if strokes are treated within three hours.

# treatment - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Here's everything we know about the 'secret serum' used to treat an American with Ebola
# ZMapp
# ZMapp

Here's everything we know about the 'secret serum' used to treat an American with Ebola

Aug 5th 2014, 2:45 PM 22,375 Views 23 Comments

An experimental drug called ZMapp reportedly improved the patient’s condition.

# treatment - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Suffer from lower back pain? Paracetamol might not be effective in relieving symptoms
# Placebo
# Placebo

Suffer from lower back pain? Paracetamol might not be effective in relieving symptoms

Jul 24th 2014, 6:45 AM 12,503 Views 46 Comments

A study has found the drug to be no more effective than a placebo in treating the condition.

# treatment - Saturday 12 July, 2014

BOI chief Richie Boucher tells staff he is being treated for cancer
# Bank Of Ireland
# Bank Of Ireland

BOI chief Richie Boucher tells staff he is being treated for cancer

Jul 12th 2014, 11:56 AM 17,974 Views 79 Comments

The Bank of Ireland chief executive expects to be back to work in September.

# treatment - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Opinion: I had a great life, friends, business - and I was paralysed by depression
# Depression
# Depression

Opinion: I had a great life, friends, business - and I was paralysed by depression

Jul 5th 2014, 7:00 PM 632 Views 36 Comments

“Panic attacks can be a sign of depression and mental health issues and I couldn’t believe it was happening to me” – Niall Harbison on fighting two battles; illness and stigma.

# treatment - Monday 16 June, 2014

New drug is "a complete paradigm shift" in cancer treatment
# Wonder Drug
# Wonder Drug

New drug is "a complete paradigm shift" in cancer treatment

Jun 16th 2014, 9:45 PM 32,833 Views 82 Comments

Nine Irish people have been treated with Ibrutinib thus far.

David Norris undergoes successful liver transplant, but is still "a bit feeble"
# Bloomsday
# Bloomsday

David Norris undergoes successful liver transplant, but is still "a bit feeble"

Jun 16th 2014, 4:10 PM 17,747 Views 26 Comments

The independent senator was out and about today at Bloomsday celebrations.

# treatment - Sunday 18 May, 2014

It turns out urine is not actually sterile
# Urine Trouble
# Urine Trouble

It turns out urine is not actually sterile

May 18th 2014, 5:30 PM 30,656 Views 27 Comments

If you’re a woman, that is.