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# treatment - Yesterday’s News

‘We don’t stigmatise other conditions in the way that we stigmatise the problem of excess body weight'
# Obesity
# Obesity

‘We don’t stigmatise other conditions in the way that we stigmatise the problem of excess body weight'

22 hours ago 24,338 Views 66 Comments

There is frustration over the lack of resources for obesity treatment in Ireland.

# treatment - Thursday 19 May, 2022

Greater access to clinical trials for teens and young adults as cancer incidence rises in Ireland
# Reasearch
# Reasearch

Greater access to clinical trials for teens and young adults as cancer incidence rises in Ireland

Thu 6:00 AM 16,160 Views 3 Comments

Around 180-190 people between 16 and 25 years are diagnosed with cancer in Ireland every year.

# treatment - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Abuse of referees should not be accepted but is 'part and parcel of our game'
# Treatment
From The42
# Treatment

Abuse of referees should not be accepted but is 'part and parcel of our game'

May 11th 2022, 5:04 PM 4,090 Views 4 Comments

Maggie Farrelly is an experienced inter-county referee.

# treatment - Saturday 15 January, 2022

Tennis great Chris Evert reveals ovarian cancer diagnosis
# Treatment
From The42
# Treatment

Tennis great Chris Evert reveals ovarian cancer diagnosis

Jan 15th 2022, 12:48 PM 5,770 Views 1 Comment

The 67-year-old said she felt ‘so lucky’ after the disease was discovered before it had spread.

# treatment - Friday 31 December, 2021

UK approves ‘life-saving’ Pfizer antiviral to help at-risk Covid-19 patients
# Treatment
# Treatment

UK approves ‘life-saving’ Pfizer antiviral to help at-risk Covid-19 patients

Dec 31st 2021, 4:10 PM 26,256 Views 38 Comments

Paxlovid can reduce the risks of being admitted to hospital and death in people with mild to moderate infection.

# treatment - Wednesday 10 November, 2021

Irish ME patients hope HSE will follow UK and scrap exercise therapy guidance
# Treatment
# Treatment

Irish ME patients hope HSE will follow UK and scrap exercise therapy guidance

Nov 10th 2021, 9:00 AM 26,826 Views 5 Comments

Representatives have said the use of graded exercise therapy has resulted in relapses in some patients.

# treatment - Thursday 9 September, 2021

Pele says he's 'recovering well' after surgery
# Treatment
From The42
# Treatment

Pele says he's 'recovering well' after surgery

Sep 9th 2021, 8:12 AM 1,487 Views 0 Comments

The Brazilian legend underwent an operation for a suspected colon tumor.

# treatment - Thursday 17 June, 2021

US to try to develop antiviral pills that would reduce Covid-19 symptoms
# Treatment
# Treatment

US to try to develop antiviral pills that would reduce Covid-19 symptoms

Jun 17th 2021, 6:20 PM 9,948 Views 9 Comments

The US is investing $3.2 billion in the development of the pills.

# treatment - Saturday 22 May, 2021

'Role of family' in mental health patients' care to be considered in new legislation
# Treatment
# Treatment

'Role of family' in mental health patients' care to be considered in new legislation

May 22nd 2021, 12:43 PM 14,281 Views 25 Comments

The Department of Health is looking at the role of patients’ relatives in mental health treatment and care.

# treatment - Thursday 28 January, 2021

Existing drug could treat ‘aggressive’ triple-negative breast cancer – study
# Treatment
# Treatment

Existing drug could treat ‘aggressive’ triple-negative breast cancer – study

Jan 28th 2021, 7:20 AM 18,094 Views 3 Comments

The already approved drug could be used to treat more aggressive forms of breast cancer that don’t always respond to traditional chemotherapy.

# treatment - Monday 21 September, 2020

Scientists say they may have discovered a new way to try to combat the virus that causes Covid-19
# Science
# Science

Scientists say they may have discovered a new way to try to combat the virus that causes Covid-19

Sep 21st 2020, 10:43 PM 121,101 Views 72 Comments

The researchers in the new study described their findings as a potential “game changer”.

# treatment - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Covid-19: The treatment and vaccine candidates showing promising results
# Trials
# Trials

Covid-19: The treatment and vaccine candidates showing promising results

Aug 25th 2020, 10:15 PM 62,712 Views 81 Comments

There may be enough data on the Oxford vaccine to put it before regulators this year.

# treatment - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Heart attack patients taking 18 hours longer to present at hospital during lockdown
# Covid19
# Covid19

Heart attack patients taking 18 hours longer to present at hospital during lockdown

Jun 24th 2020, 11:08 AM 8,485 Views 4 Comments

Experts say fear of Covid-19 is keeping patients away from hospitals despite the higher risk of cardiac death.

# treatment - Friday 15 May, 2020

Drug backed by Donald Trump does not help treat Covid-19, according to new research
# Hydroxychloroquine
# Hydroxychloroquine

Drug backed by Donald Trump does not help treat Covid-19, according to new research

May 15th 2020, 6:10 AM 19,140 Views 64 Comments

In one study, adverse effects were more common in patients who received hydroxychloroquine.

# treatment - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Public warned not to buy fake medicines that claim to treat or prevent coronavirus
# Covid19
# Covid19

Public warned not to buy fake medicines that claim to treat or prevent coronavirus

Mar 24th 2020, 4:06 PM 7,378 Views 7 Comments

The European Medicines Agency said these falsified medicines can cause serious harm.

# treatment - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Here are the potential Covid-19 vaccine and treatment options being developed
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Here are the potential Covid-19 vaccine and treatment options being developed

Mar 18th 2020, 12:51 PM 45,860 Views 18 Comments

The World Health Organization has said it could take 12 to 18 months for a vaccine to be developed and approved for use.

# treatment - Friday 13 December, 2019

'A most wonderful Christmas present': HSE to reimburse cost of new cystic fibrosis treatment
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

'A most wonderful Christmas present': HSE to reimburse cost of new cystic fibrosis treatment

Dec 13th 2019, 9:12 PM 11,162 Views 12 Comments

About 1,200 children and adults have Cystic Fibrosis in Ireland.

# treatment - Thursday 14 November, 2019

'We should treat type 2 diabetes the way we treat cancer'
# Remission
# Remission

'We should treat type 2 diabetes the way we treat cancer'

Nov 14th 2019, 6:00 AM 11,209 Views 34 Comments

Today is World Diabetes Day and a health group wants the HSE to examine more ways of helping people to reverse their type 2 diabetes through losing weight.

# treatment - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Raw sewage from 77,000 people in Ireland flowing into environment every day
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Raw sewage from 77,000 people in Ireland flowing into environment every day

Nov 13th 2019, 12:05 AM 27,452 Views 48 Comments

Ireland needs “substantial” investment in waste water treatment, the EPA report said.

# treatment - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Irish research on type of breast cancer may have found new treatment approach
# Cancer Treatment
# Cancer Treatment

Irish research on type of breast cancer may have found new treatment approach

Oct 3rd 2019, 10:15 PM 15,324 Views 2 Comments

One in eight breast cancer patients have a particular form that is difficult to treat.

# treatment - Monday 16 September, 2019

'Undetectable equals Untransmittable': The importance of Gareth Thomas' HIV message
# Treatment
# Treatment

'Undetectable equals Untransmittable': The importance of Gareth Thomas' HIV message

Sep 16th 2019, 12:36 PM 40,614 Views 21 Comments

Campaigners point out that effective HIV treatment is also effective HIV prevention.

# treatment - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Champion jockey Smullen to undergo chemotherapy after suffering health setback
# Treatment
From The42
# Treatment

Champion jockey Smullen to undergo chemotherapy after suffering health setback

Aug 22nd 2019, 3:00 PM 9,046 Views 5 Comments

The Offaly man has withdrawn from his charity race at the Curragh next month.

# treatment - Monday 20 May, 2019

Clinical trials involving Irish patients 'saved the health service €13m' over two years
# Health
# Health

Clinical trials involving Irish patients 'saved the health service €13m' over two years

May 20th 2019, 5:46 PM 9,090 Views 3 Comments

A new report published today is calling for a scaling-up of clinical research infrastructure in Ireland.

# treatment - Friday 12 April, 2019

'It all started with my balls' - Colm Tóibín's moving essay about cancer is a must-read
# Treatment
# Treatment

'It all started with my balls' - Colm Tóibín's moving essay about cancer is a must-read

Apr 12th 2019, 8:44 AM 32,824 Views 14 Comments

The piece beautifully details his diagnosis to treatment.

# treatment - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

'It has become a destructive pattern': Olympic champion seeks treatment for alcohol addiction
# Seeking Help
From The42
# Seeking Help

'It has become a destructive pattern': Olympic champion seeks treatment for alcohol addiction

Oct 9th 2018, 10:26 PM 10,712 Views 2 Comments

Ryan Lochte remains hopeful of competing at Tokyo 2020.

# treatment - Thursday 30 August, 2018

High Court rules that woman weighing five stone and refusing food in HSE care may be force-fed
# Anorexia
# Anorexia

High Court rules that woman weighing five stone and refusing food in HSE care may be force-fed

Aug 30th 2018, 5:32 PM 14,556 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that the woman has a long history of anorexia nervosa.

# treatment - Friday 15 June, 2018

Woman affected by Cervical Check scandal says cancer has spread to her lymph system
# Cervical Check
# Cervical Check

Woman affected by Cervical Check scandal says cancer has spread to her lymph system

Jun 15th 2018, 4:24 PM 17,157 Views 10 Comments

Orla received false negatives on smear tests in 2011 and 2014.

# treatment - Thursday 7 June, 2018

'Serious concerns' over private treatment centre for people with anorexia
# Lois Bridges
# Lois Bridges

'Serious concerns' over private treatment centre for people with anorexia

Jun 7th 2018, 5:18 PM 20,617 Views 0 Comments

There was little evidence during inspections that the current medical, nursing, or healthcare assistant staff had eating disorder training.

# treatment - Monday 28 May, 2018

A nation holds its breath as Mo Salah travels to Spain for treatment
# Doubt
From The42
# Doubt

A nation holds its breath as Mo Salah travels to Spain for treatment

May 28th 2018, 7:47 PM 8,367 Views 7 Comments

The Liverpool and Egypt star is hoping to be fit in time for the World Cup.

# treatment - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

'You're just buying time': Former Tipperary captain describes performing CPR on man
# Cardiac Arrest
# Cardiac Arrest

'You're just buying time': Former Tipperary captain describes performing CPR on man

May 8th 2018, 12:57 PM 17,365 Views 7 Comments

Ger ‘Redser’ O’Grady was speaking after he may have saved a man’s life by performing CPR on him in Thurles last Friday.

# treatment - Saturday 28 April, 2018

'My gladiator lay down his shield and gained his wings': Alfie Evans dies aged 23 months
# RIP
# RIP

'My gladiator lay down his shield and gained his wings': Alfie Evans dies aged 23 months

Apr 28th 2018, 7:25 AM 55,825 Views 103 Comments

He had been breathing independently for over four days.

# treatment - Thursday 19 April, 2018

'I'm elated, relieved': Over €111k raised to send Cork teen to US for urgent brain tumour surgery
# GoFundMe
# GoFundMe

'I'm elated, relieved': Over €111k raised to send Cork teen to US for urgent brain tumour surgery

Apr 19th 2018, 1:12 PM 12,455 Views 7 Comments

17-year-old Aaron McMahon was diagnosed with a chordoma brain tumour in February 2017.

# treatment - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Australian woman jailed after 'despicably' faking cancer treatment in order to fund party lifestyle
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

Australian woman jailed after 'despicably' faking cancer treatment in order to fund party lifestyle

Apr 11th 2018, 8:12 AM 88,804 Views 61 Comments

A court in Melbourne heard how Hanna Dickenson had needed money to further fund a party lifestyle.

# treatment - Sunday 1 April, 2018

'It’s hard for him not to get frustrated' - Sexton bruised as Leinster batter Saracens
# Treatment
From The42
# Treatment

'It’s hard for him not to get frustrated' - Sexton bruised as Leinster batter Saracens

Apr 1st 2018, 7:31 PM 25,718 Views 39 Comments

Mark McCall said his side didn’t plan to target the Leinster out-half.

# treatment - Sunday 4 March, 2018

A 'wonder drug' used to treat alcoholism may not be as effective as previously thought
# Addiction
# Addiction

A 'wonder drug' used to treat alcoholism may not be as effective as previously thought

Mar 4th 2018, 11:31 AM 26,345 Views 37 Comments

Anti-spasticity drug baclofen has more recently been used to treat alcohol addiction.

# treatment - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

'The seizures are gone - his smiles are back': Mother pens letter to Minister after treating son with CBD oil
# Medicinal Cannabis
# Medicinal Cannabis

'The seizures are gone - his smiles are back': Mother pens letter to Minister after treating son with CBD oil

Jan 31st 2018, 12:05 AM 43,336 Views 59 Comments

Noreen O’Neill said her son has been seizure-free for more than a fortnight.

# treatment - Monday 13 November, 2017

Former Irish international Liam Miller receiving treatment for cancer
# Treatment
From The42
# Treatment

Former Irish international Liam Miller receiving treatment for cancer

Nov 13th 2017, 12:30 PM 30,628 Views 30 Comments

The ex-Celtic and Cork City player is 36.

# treatment - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

'We are facing into a cancer epidemic': More people are surviving, but diagnoses continue to rise
# Ageing Population
# Ageing Population

'We are facing into a cancer epidemic': More people are surviving, but diagnoses continue to rise

Nov 7th 2017, 6:30 AM 43,940 Views 20 Comments

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in both women and men.

# treatment - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Man rescued after car he was driving entered Lough Neagh
# Antrim
# Antrim

Man rescued after car he was driving entered Lough Neagh

Oct 22nd 2017, 2:01 PM 14,791 Views 9 Comments

The man’s car was found to have entered the water just after midnight last night.

# treatment - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Over 200 children with serious teeth problems have waited over 4 years for treatment
# Orthodontics
# Orthodontics

Over 200 children with serious teeth problems have waited over 4 years for treatment

Oct 21st 2017, 6:00 AM 9,702 Views 18 Comments

Figures show that 11,786 children and young adults have been waiting over a year for necessary orthodontic treatment.

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