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# treatment - Friday 23 November, 2012

Irish start-up company develops 'groundbreaking' cancer treatment
# Cancer
# Cancer

Irish start-up company develops 'groundbreaking' cancer treatment

Nov 23rd 2012, 10:09 PM 18,986 Views 74 Comments

MitaMed has begun a clinical trial in Cork and Dublin hospitals for its treatment for colorectal cancers.

# treatment - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Widow calls for mental health changes to protect children
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Widow calls for mental health changes to protect children

Oct 31st 2012, 11:33 AM 6,780 Views 25 Comments

Una Butler’s husband took his own life in 2010 after killing their two young daughters.

# treatment - Friday 19 October, 2012

Reduction in waiting lists welcomed by Health Minister
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Reduction in waiting lists welcomed by Health Minister

Oct 19th 2012, 8:16 AM 2,782 Views 49 Comments

Dr James Reilly, Minister for Health, said that hospitals have achieved success in reaching a target list for inpatient and day case treatments.

# treatment - Monday 15 October, 2012

Malala: Pakistani girl activist sent to Britain for treatment
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Malala: Pakistani girl activist sent to Britain for treatment

Oct 15th 2012, 8:08 AM 2,982 Views 13 Comments

Malala Yousafzai (14), was attacked on her school bus last week for campaigning for the right to education.

# treatment - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

New research into what causes nausea may help improve cancer treatments
# Rats
# Rats

New research into what causes nausea may help improve cancer treatments

Oct 9th 2012, 11:45 AM 3,005 Views 9 Comments

The research, carried out by the University of Guelph in Canada, used rats to better understand what led to the condition.

# treatment - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

One in Four calls for more treatment in the community for sex offenders
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

One in Four calls for more treatment in the community for sex offenders

Oct 3rd 2012, 4:40 PM 3,896 Views 43 Comments

Executive director Maeve Lewis said there is a huge need because fewer than 5 per cent of sex offenders end up in prison.

# treatment - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Drug addiction treatment centre facing closure
# Drug Addiction
# Drug Addiction

Drug addiction treatment centre facing closure

Oct 2nd 2012, 9:43 AM 6,437 Views 20 Comments

Coolmine Therapeutic Centre says it urgently needs €100,000 from the State in order to keep its mother and child facilities for drug addicts open.

# treatment - Monday 24 September, 2012

Treatment for rare bone cancer available for the first time in Ireland
# Cancer
# Cancer

Treatment for rare bone cancer available for the first time in Ireland

Sep 24th 2012, 2:00 PM 4,447 Views 5 Comments

However the drug will have to be approved in the HSE’s reimbursement process before it can be made available to medical card patients.

# treatment - Monday 27 August, 2012

Drug trials show promising results for heart failure patients - report
# Health
# Health

Drug trials show promising results for heart failure patients - report

Aug 27th 2012, 6:45 AM 2,663 Views 1 Comment

Study published in The Lancet concerns new drug which could help half of all heart failure patients.

# treatment - Monday 20 August, 2012

In pictures: Golden girl Katie Taylor visits Crumlin Children's Hospital
# Katie Taylor
# Katie Taylor

In pictures: Golden girl Katie Taylor visits Crumlin Children's Hospital

Aug 20th 2012, 6:07 PM 19,955 Views 15 Comments

The boxing champion spent the day with some of her younger fans…

# treatment - Friday 27 July, 2012

TCD study aiming to improve personalisation of ovarian cancer treatment
# Ovarian Cancer
# Ovarian Cancer

TCD study aiming to improve personalisation of ovarian cancer treatment

Jul 27th 2012, 11:43 AM 1,787 Views 6 Comments

Study on drug resistant ovarian cancer cells could lead to more personalised treatment of the cancer.

# treatment - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Aine Lawlor to discuss breast cancer treatment on RTÉ tonight
# Aine Lawlor
# Aine Lawlor

Aine Lawlor to discuss breast cancer treatment on RTÉ tonight

Jul 7th 2012, 1:17 PM 5,833 Views 20 Comments

The Morning Ireland presenter made a surprise return to the airwaves yesterday morning, and will chat with Miriam O’Callaghan on her show tonight.

# treatment - Saturday 9 June, 2012

Column: Living wills could help end the taboo of death in Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Living wills could help end the taboo of death in Ireland

Jun 9th 2012, 7:00 PM 65 Views 16 Comments

Living wills would remove doctors’ God-like ability to decide what happens to people who may be approaching the end of their life, writes Liam Twomey

# treatment - Friday 18 May, 2012

Column: Sinéad O'Connor - Ireland's children live in a caste system
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Sinéad O'Connor - Ireland's children live in a caste system

May 18th 2012, 2:05 PM 151 Views 46 Comments

The singer has been horrified by a report on the state of a building which houses counselling services for teenagers – and argues that it is indicative of how some children are being ignored by the State.

# treatment - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

Photographer looking for 100 faces for charity project
# OneHundred
From The Daily Edge
# OneHundred

Photographer looking for 100 faces for charity project

May 15th 2012, 7:30 AM 3,044 Views 17 Comments

“I’m looking for characters…I’m not looking for 100 good-looking people.”

# treatment - Sunday 13 May, 2012

Column: My experience in an adult mental health unit
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: My experience in an adult mental health unit

May 13th 2012, 7:30 PM 8,693 Views 52 Comments

Last year, Ciaran Behan was admitted to a mental health unit. He describes the terror he felt – and what happened over the next two months.

# treatment - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Toddler returns to Ireland after life-saving treatment in Boston
# Ellie Madden
# Ellie Madden

Toddler returns to Ireland after life-saving treatment in Boston

Apr 25th 2012, 10:08 AM 2,818 Views 10 Comments

Ellie Madden spent five months in Boston receiving life-saving treatment for an oesophageal condition.

# treatment - Monday 2 April, 2012

HSE "monitoring situation" after six deaths in Donegal nursing home
# HSE
# HSE

HSE "monitoring situation" after six deaths in Donegal nursing home

Apr 2nd 2012, 8:17 PM 4,488 Views 21 Comments

The deaths took place in a private nursing home over the past two weeks. Minister for Health Dr James Reilly TD has discussed the matter with HIQA, who will visit the home tonight.

# treatment - Saturday 17 March, 2012

Calls for controversial MS treatment to be made available in Ireland
# Multiple Sclerosis
# Multiple Sclerosis

Calls for controversial MS treatment to be made available in Ireland

Mar 17th 2012, 8:45 AM 4,070 Views 10 Comments

MS Ireland has led calls for the drug Gilenya to be made available here after a decision by regulators in the UK. But a European agency has been investigating the manufacturer after reports of the drug’s possible role in the death of 11 people.

# treatment - Monday 27 February, 2012

Pharma company Lilly to create up to 200 new jobs in Cork
# Jobs
# Jobs

Pharma company Lilly to create up to 200 new jobs in Cork

Feb 27th 2012, 12:25 PM 2,399 Views 21 Comments

The company is to invest €330 million at a new plant in Kinsale.

# treatment - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Almost half of waste water treatment plans failing quality standards
# Waste Water
# Waste Water

Almost half of waste water treatment plans failing quality standards

Feb 16th 2012, 10:43 AM 1,368 Views 13 Comments

A report from the Environmental Protection Agency says half of the plants in urban sectors are failing national and EU standards.

# treatment - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

Daily Fix: Wednesday

Feb 15th 2012, 7:38 PM 4,945 Views 3 Comments

In today’s Fix: household charge campaign; health service ‘reduction’; and the best way to get onto a crowded bus…

# treatment - Sunday 12 February, 2012

Lomu needs transplant and intensive dialysis following second kidney failure
# Treatment
From The42
# Treatment

Lomu needs transplant and intensive dialysis following second kidney failure

Feb 12th 2012, 11:35 AM 1,006 Views 3 Comments

It has been confirmed that the ex-New Zealand great’s first transplanted kidney has failed.

# treatment - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Blood platelet service to be cancelled due to staff shortage
# Health
# Health

Blood platelet service to be cancelled due to staff shortage

Feb 9th 2012, 7:00 PM 4,060 Views 10 Comments

Blood Transfusion Service finding it difficult to retain staff for specialised job with anti-social hours.

# treatment - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

Batches of three cancer drugs recalled by Medicines Board
# Recall
# Recall

Batches of three cancer drugs recalled by Medicines Board

Nov 30th 2011, 2:46 PM 1,970 Views 3 Comments

The Irish Medicines Board said it was a purely precautionary measure.

# treatment - Friday 25 November, 2011

Society calls for more access to asthma drug
# Xolair
# Xolair

Society calls for more access to asthma drug

Nov 25th 2011, 3:36 PM 1,907 Views 3 Comments

The Asthma Society of Ireland (ASI) has called for improved access to Xolair, a drug for severe allergic asthma.

# treatment - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

New Cystic Fibrosis treatment launched
# Cystic Fibrosis
# Cystic Fibrosis

New Cystic Fibrosis treatment launched

Nov 8th 2011, 9:47 AM 2,124 Views 4 Comments

The ‘Podhaler’ is a wireless inhaler that reduces the time needed to receive antibiotic treatment from almost an hour a day to just five or six minutes.

# treatment - Monday 10 October, 2011

Spa treatment leaves man with eel in his... urethra
# Trouser... Eel
From The Daily Edge
# Trouser... Eel

Spa treatment leaves man with eel in his... urethra

Oct 10th 2011, 12:36 PM 9,575 Views 22 Comments

The Chinese man ended up getting a little more than he bargained for when he went for a spa treatment that used live eels.

# treatment - Sunday 25 September, 2011

All Blacks great Lomu 'stable' in hospital
# Treatment
From The42
# Treatment

All Blacks great Lomu 'stable' in hospital

Sep 25th 2011, 7:03 AM 486 Views 0 Comments

Former wing shifted to Auckland hospital with problems related to his kidney transplant, reportedly.

# treatment - Monday 19 September, 2011

Queen's University scientists make prostate cancer breakthrough
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Queen's University scientists make prostate cancer breakthrough

Sep 19th 2011, 11:53 AM 1,454 Views 3 Comments

Leader of the study, Dr Joe O’Sullivan (pictured) described it as “a huge step forward” in the fight against prostrate cancer.

# treatment - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

Shocking US experiments on Guatemalans revealed
# Experiments
# Experiments

Shocking US experiments on Guatemalans revealed

Aug 30th 2011, 12:14 PM 699 Views 10 Comments

The experiments took place in the 1940s and included people being injected with syphilis and other illnesses, by what were described as “unethical” researchers.

# treatment - Monday 29 August, 2011

Taiwan hospital uses HIV-infected organs in five transplants
# Health
# Health

Taiwan hospital uses HIV-infected organs in five transplants

Aug 29th 2011, 3:46 PM 520 Views 7 Comments

A hospital in Taiwan has admitted to transplanting HIV-infected organs from one donor into five different patients.

# treatment - Sunday 28 August, 2011

Campaign launched to save teen cancer sufferer’s life
# Campaign
# Campaign

Campaign launched to save teen cancer sufferer’s life

Aug 28th 2011, 10:20 AM 5,723 Views 83 Comments

Sean Lyne is suffering from stage four cancer and has discovered a clinic in the US that could offer him a life-saving treatment.

# treatment - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Column: Homeopathy isn’t just useless – in the wrong hands it’s dangerous
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Homeopathy isn’t just useless – in the wrong hands it’s dangerous

Aug 11th 2011, 7:47 AM 3,498 Views 254 Comments

Homeopathy is based on discredited claims, but it makes a lot of money, writes science blogger David Robert Grimes.

# treatment - Saturday 6 August, 2011

Chavez to return to Cuba for chemotherapy
# Hugo Chavez
# Hugo Chavez

Chavez to return to Cuba for chemotherapy

Aug 6th 2011, 5:38 PM 152 Views 5 Comments

The Venezuelan leader underwent surgery on a tumour in June.

# treatment - Friday 8 July, 2011

# treatment - Thursday 30 June, 2011

One-third of GPs breaking rules over treatment of relatives
# Family Affair
# Family Affair

One-third of GPs breaking rules over treatment of relatives

Jun 30th 2011, 9:38 PM 1,112 Views 12 Comments

Medical Council’s ethical guidelines discourage doctors from treating their own relatives.

# treatment - Wednesday 1 June, 2011

New agency set up to cope with hospital waiting lists
# Health
# Health

New agency set up to cope with hospital waiting lists

Jun 1st 2011, 4:35 PM 521 Views 0 Comments

Some of the National Treatment Purchase Fund’s role will be taken over by the new Special Delivery Unit, which will focus on eliminating patient waiting lists.

# treatment - Thursday 14 April, 2011

Catherine Zeta Jones checked into clinic for bipolar II depression treatment From The Daily Edge
Live Apr 14th 2011, 9:02 AM

Catherine Zeta Jones checked into clinic for bipolar II depression treatment

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