# disease - Yesterday’s News
# disease - Thursday 15 December, 2016
The technique would allow mothers who carry disease-causing mutations in their genes to give birth to children free of the illness.
Both diagnoses and death rates are higher among men.
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# disease - Friday 23 September, 2016
Health officials have emphasised the school and community remain safe.
# disease - Monday 1 August, 2016
The virus is being spread by mosquitoes there. Pregnant women living there are told to abstain or use barrier protection during sex.
# disease - Saturday 30 January, 2016
Lee Eun-joo was diagnosed with ovarian cancer and died a decade afterwards.
# disease - Friday 22 January, 2016
The Zika virus is thought to be behind a disturbing rise in the number of babies being born with underdeveloped brains in Brazil.
# disease - Monday 28 December, 2015
Life with Crohn’s and children is a hard one. It’s an invisible disease, where people say you don’t look sick, writes Valerie Donovan.
# disease - Monday 14 December, 2015
There is concern, however, about lung cancer rates among women as they continue to rise.
# disease - Saturday 22 August, 2015
That’s what one geneticist thinks.
# disease - Thursday 20 August, 2015
Ireland’s health bodies, cancer charities and societies need to follow the facts and treat electronic cigarettes with an open mind, argues Joe Dunne.
# disease - Tuesday 16 June, 2015
Brian Clement has said his spa’s raw food diet has cured “every known disease”.
# disease - Monday 15 June, 2015
Brian Clement has said treatments at his spa, which include a raw food diet, have cured every known disease.
# disease - Thursday 4 June, 2015
The National Rare
Diseases Office was opened today by the Health Minister. # disease - Friday 22 May, 2015
Sierra Leone experienced a spike in new cases last week. A replacement Irish team has already been sent out.
# disease - Sunday 19 April, 2015
Researchers are using new materials to create a condom that can enhance and preserve pleasure.
# disease - Friday 3 April, 2015
It is the first product to be granted a licence for alcohol reduction.
# disease - Tuesday 31 March, 2015
The pen uses vibrations to stimulate muscles in the hand, making it easier to move the pen and write smoothly.
# disease - Friday 20 March, 2015
In public comments, WHO Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan has repeatedly said the epidemic caught the world by surprise.
# disease - Wednesday 4 February, 2015
The Ebola response appears to finally be working. But Sierra Leone has never faced an enemy like this before – the crisis has been devastating.
# disease - Wednesday 31 December, 2014
Pauline Cafferkey, from Glasgow, is being treated in London.
# disease - Thursday 18 December, 2014
New research also found that more Irish men are dying from melanoma skin cancer.
# disease - Monday 24 November, 2014
“I hold my hands up, smoking was a big factor for me.”
# disease - Saturday 22 November, 2014
The outbreak has killed 40 people.
# disease - Thursday 13 November, 2014
Novel methods of communicating can break down discrimination and dangerous misinformation.
# disease - Sunday 2 November, 2014
Dr Abraham Lieberman said it was impossible to be sure regarding the root cause of his condition.
# disease - Thursday 30 October, 2014
Brittney Maynard had previously planned her death to take place on Saturday.
# disease - Wednesday 29 October, 2014
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Britain held a similar simulation to assess how prepared services were for a possible Ebola outbreak.
# disease - Saturday 25 October, 2014
President Obama is trying to stem public fear about the disease, stating that people must be guided by science.
# disease - Monday 20 October, 2014
New research has recorded a rise of 60% in cases of the infection over the past 25 years in the Netherlands.
# disease - Saturday 18 October, 2014
# disease - Friday 17 October, 2014
Thirty five Ebola survivors told how they the disease had prevented them returning to their old lives.
# disease - Wednesday 15 October, 2014
Researchers calculated which countries are most at risk for imported cases of Ebola.
# disease - Saturday 11 October, 2014
This brings the number currently being monitored for Ebola symptoms to 16.
# disease - Friday 3 October, 2014
His family have also been ordered to stay inside their apartment.
# disease - Wednesday 17 September, 2014
The American president ordered 3,000 US military personnel to West Africa to combat the growing health crisis.
# disease - Monday 15 September, 2014
A new radiation treatment could lengthen the lives of those suffering from small-cell lung cancer.
# disease - Saturday 6 September, 2014
People won’t be allowed out of their homes during the period of the lockdown, and over 20,000 people are being hired to enforce it.
# disease - Thursday 4 September, 2014
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… And there’s a lovely thank you video to all those who donated.
# disease - Thursday 28 August, 2014
The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa raises some important questions about the treatment of infectious disease and the so-called developed world.
# disease - Friday 22 August, 2014
Around 3,000 new cases are found each year in the country, and medical workers are warning that the debilitating disease could be on the rise once more.