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# treatment - Thursday 15 May, 2014

HSE pays €3m to send psychiatric patients abroad for treatment
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

HSE pays €3m to send psychiatric patients abroad for treatment

May 15th 2014, 11:34 AM 6,949 Views 41 Comments

Senator Rónán Mullen received information that 12 children and eight adults are currently getting psychiatric treatment outside of Ireland.

# treatment - Friday 25 April, 2014

Aspirin halves your colon cancer risk ... if you have a certain gene
# DNA
# DNA

Aspirin halves your colon cancer risk ... if you have a certain gene

Apr 25th 2014, 8:00 AM 7,107 Views 8 Comments

Scientists are hoping to develop a test that would make it easy to identify who is and is not likely to get positive effects from taking aspirin.

# treatment - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Irish breast cancer research team reveal 'exciting' new research
# Treatment
# Treatment

Irish breast cancer research team reveal 'exciting' new research

Apr 15th 2014, 11:12 AM 10,450 Views 4 Comments

Breast Predict was founded six months ago, and has already revealed some exciting findings.

# treatment - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Experimental zapping treatment allows paralysed men to move their legs again
# Advancement
# Advancement

Experimental zapping treatment allows paralysed men to move their legs again

Apr 8th 2014, 3:24 PM 9,787 Views 9 Comments

Experts say while it’s a promising development, allowing the paralysed to stand and move their legs, the experimental treatment isn’t a cure.

# treatment - Sunday 6 April, 2014

"It's agony": Pádraig is in a coma - his family say Ireland's healthcare system has failed him
# Rehabilitation
# Rehabilitation

"It's agony": Pádraig is in a coma - his family say Ireland's healthcare system has failed him

Apr 6th 2014, 8:15 AM 53,256 Views 81 Comments

Pádraig Schaler is in a coma in a German hospital, as his family say he was not getting the care he needed in Ireland.

# treatment - Friday 4 April, 2014

Physiotherapy sessions might not treat whiplash any better than exercise at home
# Exercise
# Exercise

Physiotherapy sessions might not treat whiplash any better than exercise at home

Apr 4th 2014, 6:45 AM 8,769 Views 23 Comments

New research found little difference in the patients recovery depending on these two treatments.

# 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 5,836 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 7,312 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 16,528 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 9,193 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 6,703 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 9,202 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 4,993 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 1,664 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 12,611 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 18,637 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 9,461 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 9,170 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 7,949 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 7,207 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 5,016 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 14,029 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 7,046 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 5,857 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 39,785 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 6,144 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 444 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 14,638 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 28,448 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 4,027 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 6,581 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 9,782 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 3,950 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 1,482 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 5,901 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 5,783 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 4,506 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 5,952 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 5,369 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 7,119 Views 13 Comments

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