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# treatment - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Risk of heart problems from antidiabetes drugs is being overlooked, experts warn
# Treatment
# Treatment

Risk of heart problems from antidiabetes drugs is being overlooked, experts warn

Mar 13th 2014, 6:45 AM 5,830 Views 7 Comments

They say the risk should monitored closely during clinical trials of glucose-lowering medication.

# treatment - Friday 28 February, 2014

'Thousands at risk' after Doctors Without Borders expelled from Myanmar
# Burma
# Burma

'Thousands at risk' after Doctors Without Borders expelled from Myanmar

Feb 28th 2014, 5:22 PM 7,309 Views 9 Comments

The government defended its decision, accusing the group of creating tensions and instability.

# treatment - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Expandable sponges could help seal a gunshot wound in 15 seconds
# Magic Sponge
# Magic Sponge

Expandable sponges could help seal a gunshot wound in 15 seconds

Feb 4th 2014, 7:30 PM 16,523 Views 19 Comments

The Xstat Dressing uses small, expandable sponges to help dress deep wounds and stop bleeding.

Cancer survivor: The chemo makes you sicker than the disease but it’s a lifesaver
# World Cancer DAy
# World Cancer DAy

Cancer survivor: The chemo makes you sicker than the disease but it’s a lifesaver

Feb 4th 2014, 7:30 AM 9,184 Views 34 Comments

While the well known side-effects like hair loss and exhaustion are the biggest fears for patients, some others like a loss of libido are often not addressed and can be just as traumatic.

# treatment - Monday 30 December, 2013

HSE spent €7.5m providing injectable treatment for MS patients in 2013
# Multiple Sclerosis
# Multiple Sclerosis

HSE spent €7.5m providing injectable treatment for MS patients in 2013

Dec 30th 2013, 6:45 AM 6,697 Views 21 Comments

In the first ten months of this year, the HSE paid for 814 patients to receive the treatment.

# treatment - Monday 9 December, 2013

Chemotherapy rooms for patients at new Mater Hospital building 'overcrowded'
# Mater Hospital
# Mater Hospital

Chemotherapy rooms for patients at new Mater Hospital building 'overcrowded'

Dec 9th 2013, 6:45 AM 9,186 Views 25 Comments

The hospital said this is a temporary set-up until a purpose built day unit is completed next year.

# treatment - Thursday 5 December, 2013

"Marked increase in cancer care" at St James's Hospital over past 10 years
# Treatment
# Treatment

"Marked increase in cancer care" at St James's Hospital over past 10 years

Dec 5th 2013, 2:01 PM 4,972 Views 4 Comments

St James’s Hospital published its first ten year cancer treatment audit, which looks from 2002 to 2012.

# treatment - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Vinnie Jones and wife Tanya both being treated for skin cancer
# Cancer
From The Daily Edge
# Cancer

Vinnie Jones and wife Tanya both being treated for skin cancer

Nov 24th 2013, 10:59 AM 1,662 Views 0 Comments

The news comes just days after actor Hugh Jackman announced that he was found to have basal cell carcinoma on his nose.

# treatment - Friday 22 November, 2013

Here's how many people were treated for alcohol dependence in Irish hospitals
# Drink
# Drink

Here's how many people were treated for alcohol dependence in Irish hospitals

Nov 22nd 2013, 12:40 PM 12,605 Views 50 Comments

New figures have also revealed a big drop in the number of people being treated for alcohol-related liver disease in recent years following a massive increase in the boom years.

# treatment - Friday 15 November, 2013

Twin with breast cancer donates skin and fat tissue to sister who also has cancer
# Sisters
# Sisters

Twin with breast cancer donates skin and fat tissue to sister who also has cancer

Nov 15th 2013, 7:31 PM 18,614 Views 5 Comments

Twin sisters Kelly McCarthy and Kristen Maurer were both diagnosed with breast cancer only months apart.

Texas LGBT jail inmates now protected under new policy
# Houston
# Houston

Texas LGBT jail inmates now protected under new policy

Nov 15th 2013, 8:00 AM 9,442 Views 26 Comments

Transgender individuals can now be housed based on the gender they identify with, under the new policy.

# treatment - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Strokes among younger people are increasing worldwide
# Health
# Health

Strokes among younger people are increasing worldwide

Oct 24th 2013, 7:15 AM 9,168 Views 13 Comments

A major new study also shows that strokes caused by high blood pressure and unhealthy lifestyles were now to blame for over half of stroke deaths.

# treatment - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Almost 14,000 children waiting on orthodontic treatments
# Orthodontics
# Orthodontics

Almost 14,000 children waiting on orthodontic treatments

Oct 19th 2013, 7:15 AM 7,942 Views 17 Comments

There have been calls from dentists to list the HSE moratorium on recruitment so the list can be reduced.

# treatment - Friday 11 October, 2013

240 teenagers treated for sexually abusing others since 1992
# Abuse
# Abuse

240 teenagers treated for sexually abusing others since 1992

Oct 11th 2013, 7:00 AM 7,177 Views 22 Comments

The Dublin based agency, NIAP, says that 5 per cent of adolescents they treat are young girls.

# treatment - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Drug tests make Alzheimer's treatment 'a real possibility'
# Brain Disease
# Brain Disease

Drug tests make Alzheimer's treatment 'a real possibility'

Oct 10th 2013, 10:20 AM 5,015 Views 15 Comments

The drug is still at an experimental stage but lab tests on mice show it blocks disruption of the brain’s defence system, something that boosts neurodegenerative disease.

# treatment - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Baby born after mother's ovaries are 'reawakened'
# Fertility
# Fertility

Baby born after mother's ovaries are 'reawakened'

Oct 1st 2013, 12:26 PM 14,023 Views 17 Comments

The new technique can be used on infertile women and those who have gone through early menopause.

# treatment - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Scientists reverse Down syndrome-like learning deficits in mice
# Down Syndrome
# Down Syndrome

Scientists reverse Down syndrome-like learning deficits in mice

Sep 5th 2013, 12:44 PM 7,040 Views 18 Comments

Scientists in the US injected a compound into the mice which enabled part of their brains to grow to normal size.

Cases of whooping cough on the increase in developed countries
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Cases of whooping cough on the increase in developed countries

Sep 5th 2013, 7:14 AM 5,809 Views 27 Comments

A symposium is to be held in Dublin that will look at why there were 400 cases of whooping cough in Ireland in 2012, double the number than in 2011.

# treatment - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Warning about 'quick-fix' teeth straightening
# Smile
# Smile

Warning about 'quick-fix' teeth straightening

Sep 3rd 2013, 9:30 PM 39,198 Views 17 Comments

The Orthodontic Society of Ireland has said that quick fixes can cost more than money.

# treatment - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Special room for teen cancer patients to open in Crumlin Children’s Hospital
# Renovation
# Renovation

Special room for teen cancer patients to open in Crumlin Children’s Hospital

Aug 21st 2013, 4:45 PM 6,133 Views 13 Comments

A total of €8 million has been donated to help build a new cardiac unit and to renovate the cancer ward at the hospital.

# treatment - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Column: Secular health policy must replace Catholic health policy
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Secular health policy must replace Catholic health policy

Aug 15th 2013, 7:00 AM 414 Views 114 Comments

Society pays for its public health services through taxation, and the ethos of any public institution should reflect the secular, multi-denominational ethos of the citizenship it serves, writes Dr Mark Murphy.

# treatment - Monday 22 July, 2013

Minister Lynch: ‘Unwilling’ patients no longer to receive electric shock therapy
# Mary Raftery Fund
# Mary Raftery Fund

Minister Lynch: ‘Unwilling’ patients no longer to receive electric shock therapy

Jul 22nd 2013, 9:24 PM 14,610 Views 100 Comments

Patients who refuse to give their consent will no longer be forced to have the controversial treatment under new laws.

# treatment - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Kid asks for pizza from hospital window... internet sends dozens
# Good Deeds
From The Daily Edge
# Good Deeds

Kid asks for pizza from hospital window... internet sends dozens

Jul 16th 2013, 4:30 PM 28,437 Views 30 Comments

Hazel Hammersley was bored while awaiting cancer treatment, so she put up a sign.

# treatment - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Over 49,000 people are waiting for inpatient or day case treatments
# Waiting List
# Waiting List

Over 49,000 people are waiting for inpatient or day case treatments

Jul 11th 2013, 4:38 PM 4,025 Views 16 Comments

Some 5,829 people are still waiting over 8 months despite the government’s target to ensure no one waits this long for treatment.

# treatment - Friday 21 June, 2013

Four men arrested after two males assaulted
# East Belfast
# East Belfast

Four men arrested after two males assaulted

Jun 21st 2013, 8:03 PM 6,577 Views 2 Comments

The victims were taken away for questioning by police this morning, and witnesses are being sought.

# treatment - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Health insurance company under fire for not offering cancer drug
# Cancer
# Cancer

Health insurance company under fire for not offering cancer drug

Jun 18th 2013, 6:59 PM 9,777 Views 7 Comments

Senator Professor John Crown said that the decision by GloHealth means private patients are having to be put into public health care.

# treatment - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Longer use of breast cancer drug halves the risk of death
# Cancer
# Cancer

Longer use of breast cancer drug halves the risk of death

Jun 4th 2013, 9:33 AM 3,949 Views 1 Comment

It is expected that this will be recommended from now on and as the drug is cheap and widely available, it could have an immediate impact.

# treatment - Monday 20 May, 2013

Pilkington withdraws from Ireland squad to undergo treatment on knee
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Pilkington withdraws from Ireland squad to undergo treatment on knee

May 20th 2013, 2:20 PM 1,471 Views 6 Comments

The Norwich winger explained that he pulled out on the advice of his club’s management.

# treatment - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Over 2,700 people sought help from Pieta House last year
# Pieta House
# Pieta House

Over 2,700 people sought help from Pieta House last year

May 8th 2013, 12:32 PM 5,897 Views 11 Comments

Figures show that nearly 1,000 of those who contacted the suicide and self-harm crisis centre were aged between 25 and 44.

# treatment - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Vhi international pays out over €6.6 million in 2012
# Health Insurance
# Health Insurance

Vhi international pays out over €6.6 million in 2012

Mar 28th 2013, 6:30 AM 5,771 Views 14 Comments

The insurance company paid out €4.1 million in medical and hospital cases, and €330,000 in maternity claims.

# treatment - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

"Promising" stem cell treatment for diabetic wounds
# Diabetes
# Diabetes

"Promising" stem cell treatment for diabetic wounds

Mar 13th 2013, 6:45 AM 4,497 Views 17 Comments

Foot ulceration will affect up to 25 per cent of people with diabetes and may result in amputation.

# treatment - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Bolshoi dancer admits ordering attack on ballet chief
# Ballet
# Ballet

Bolshoi dancer admits ordering attack on ballet chief

Mar 7th 2013, 11:54 AM 5,949 Views 5 Comments

Pavel Dmitrichenko says, however, that he didn’t specifically ask for hot acid to be thrown in the ballet chief’s face.

# treatment - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Suspect detained in Bolshoi ballet director acid attack
# Acid Attack
# Acid Attack

Suspect detained in Bolshoi ballet director acid attack

Mar 5th 2013, 8:42 AM 5,366 Views 0 Comments

Sergei Filin of the Bolshoi Ballet had sulphuric acid thrown in his face in mid-January and has been receiving treatment that may last for months.

# treatment - Monday 18 February, 2013

Chavez uses Twitter to announce his surprise return to Venezuela
# El Presidente
# El Presidente

Chavez uses Twitter to announce his surprise return to Venezuela

Feb 18th 2013, 2:30 PM 7,113 Views 13 Comments

Hugo Chavez has spent more than two months in Cuba for cancer surgery and treatment.

# treatment - Friday 8 February, 2013

Column: ‘I was in work one day and diagnosed with cancer the next’
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: ‘I was in work one day and diagnosed with cancer the next’

Feb 8th 2013, 2:00 PM 369 Views 15 Comments

Being told you have a tumour can be a devastating shock, but there is no need to face the battle alone, says cancer survivor Sheila Hyde.

# treatment - Sunday 13 January, 2013

Chavez not in coma, responding well to treatment, says brother
# El Presidente
# El Presidente

Chavez not in coma, responding well to treatment, says brother

Jan 13th 2013, 12:43 PM 3,992 Views 19 Comments

The brother of Hugo Chavez says reports that the family is discussing ending life support for the Venezuelan leader are totally false.

# treatment - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Doctors say Mandela has recovered - president
# Madiba
# Madiba

Doctors say Mandela has recovered - president

Jan 6th 2013, 5:35 PM 4,012 Views 4 Comments

Jacob Zuma said that 94-year-old Mandela has recovered from a surgical procedure and lung infection.

# treatment - Monday 31 December, 2012

Venezuela cancels New Year's Eve parties as Chavez takes turn for the worse
# El Presidente
# El Presidente

Venezuela cancels New Year's Eve parties as Chavez takes turn for the worse

Dec 31st 2012, 4:09 PM 6,291 Views 41 Comments

The Venezuelan president has developed new complications from an infection after undergoing his latest round of cancer-related surgery.

# treatment - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Doctors battle to save India gang-rape victim
# India
# India

Doctors battle to save India gang-rape victim

Dec 27th 2012, 9:33 AM 15,477 Views 17 Comments

The 23-year-old student was airlifted from India to Singapore overnight in a bid to save her life after a vicious gang-rape on a New Dehli bus left her with severe injuries.

# treatment - Friday 14 December, 2012

Chavez suffered 'complications' but recovering, his aides say
# El Presidente
# El Presidente

Chavez suffered 'complications' but recovering, his aides say

Dec 14th 2012, 7:31 AM 2,718 Views 1 Comment

The leader of Venezuela underwent treatment for cancer in Cuba earlier this week.