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#LetsSayNo challenge to reduce childhood obesity

Safefood’s childhood obesity campaign gives parents support and tips to make new food rules, help children to try new foods and deal with pester power. Visit safefood.ie to find out about healthy habits and how to say no. ...

#NotSorryMums: New campaign urges mums to be proud of breastfeeding

Published date:  Wed, 31/01/2018 Directorate:  Health and Social Wellbeing Improvement The Public Health Agency (PHA) has launched a new campaign highlighting the health benefits of breastfeeding and supporting mums to feel more comfortable breastfeeding i ...

#STILLME dementia campaign launch

Published date:  Wed, 21/09/2016 Directorate:  Nursing A new dementia campaign #STILLME was launched yesterday [Tuesday 20 September] to raise awareness of the signs of dementia, and to reduce stigma and fear about the condition. read more ...

'3 before GP': new RCGP mantra to help combat winter pressures in general practice

The Royal College of GPs' '3 before GP'  refers to three questions patients should ask themselves before booking an appointment with their GP: Can I? ...

'4D' ultrasound shows effects of smoking on unborn babies

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'Add vitamin D to food to prevent colds and flu', say researchers

February 16 2017 Vitamin D pills 'key to beating colds and flu' says study. ITV News, February 16 ...

'Alarming' figures on young people's sexual health highlight need for better access to education

"Today's findings are really alarming and highlight the genuine need for better access to good, sensible, sexual health education for everyone – including contraception and the potentially terrible impact of STIs- so we're pleased that Publ ...

'Alcohol's harm to others in Ireland'- New Health Service Executive Report on the extent of harm caused across society by alcohol

24 Mar 2014 The newly published Health Service Executive (HSE) report ‘ Alcohol’s Harm to Others in Ireland ’ examines alcohol harm to people other than the drinker in three settings – the general population, the workplace and children and families. ...

'Alternative cancer therapies' may increase your risk of death

"Cancer patients who use alternative medicine more than twice as likely to die," is the stark message from The Independent. Researchers found that people who chose alternative medicine instead of conventional cancer treatments were much less lik ...

'Angelina Jolie effect' doubled breast gene tests

publication in June 2013. Second, and seemingly more significant, was the high-profile news reports that broke ...

'Antibiotics, not surgery, best for child appendicitis' says study

"Operating on children with acute appendicitis may be unnecessary in many of cases," the Mail Online reports. The headline is a little misleading as the researchers were specifically looking at a type of  appendicitis known as "appendix mas ...

'Antipsychotics used on people with no mental illness diagnosis'

"'Chemical cosh' scandal: Thousands of patients with no history of mental illness needlessly given cocktail of antipsychotic drugs," says the Mail Online. The emotive words "needlessly" and "cocktail" are the Mail&# ...

'Autistic' monkeys created in controversial study

scientists discover treatments for the condition," The Guardian reports.  The reports are based on news ...

'Avoid fads and stick to diet guidelines,' say US heart experts

"Avoid celebrity fad diets and just eat your greens to stay healthy," the Daily Mirror reports. A review carried out by US cardiologists found little evidence fads like juicing and coconut oil prevent  heart disease and other cardiovascular dise ...

'Bionic spine' could pave the way for new paralysis treatments

"'Bionic spine' could enable paralysed patients to walk using subconscious thought," reports The Guardian. In a study using sheep, Australian researchers have developed a device that can record movement signals from the brain. It' ...

'Bionic' pancreas could be used to treat diabetes

“An artificial pancreas could allow thousands of diabetes patients to live normal lives,” the Mail Online reports. People with type 1 diabetes require lifelong insulin, as their body does not produce any. Insulin is a hormone that plays a key role in regu ...

'Bionic' spinal implant helped paralysed rats walk

movement' in paralysed rats. BBC News, January 9 2015 'Cyborg' spinal implant could help paralysed ...

'Board on board with quality of clinical care': quality improvement project: case study report

Title: 'Board on board with quality of clinical care': quality improvement project: case study report Authors: Health Service Executive (HSE). Quality and Patient Safety Directorate; Mater Misercordiae University Hospital ...

'Boris bikes' may be good for your health

users," BBC News reports. So-called "Boris bikes" (named for the "colourful" Mayor of ...

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