# 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
… 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.
# disease - Thursday 21 August, 2014
Ebola first appeared in 1976. The current outbreak has killed more than 1,300 people, with experts warning it could take six months to bring under control.
# disease - Saturday 9 August, 2014
Not too bad, actually.
# disease - Friday 8 August, 2014
The GOAL support team will travel to areas worst affected by the outbreak.
# disease - Thursday 7 August, 2014
New research says screening and new drugs could almost eliminate the condition.
# disease - Thursday 31 July, 2014
People who had primary contact with Ebola victim Patrick Sawyer have been put under quarantine and medical surveillance.
# disease - Wednesday 30 July, 2014
The death toll now stands at 672 in the deadliest outbreak of the disease ever.
# disease - Monday 14 July, 2014
The letter details how one hospital was struggling to find foster mothers for children.
# disease - Tuesday 8 July, 2014
World health authorities had believed the only samples left of the disease were safely and securely stored away.
# disease - Tuesday 24 June, 2014
# disease - Monday 23 June, 2014
The virus is fatal in 90% of cases.
# disease - Monday 16 June, 2014
One woman with the condition is administrating antibiotics herself at home, as doctors have refused to recognise the condition.
# disease - Monday 9 June, 2014
In the new adverts, Jan and Paul share their stories about their terminal disease in a hope to increase support for those living with this degenerative condition.
# disease - Thursday 22 May, 2014
The recommendation applies to a number of African, Asian, and Middle Eastern countries.
# disease - Friday 9 May, 2014
Oscar had a chance to meet some of his heroes last summer when he was guest of honour at Celtic Park.
# disease - Monday 5 May, 2014
Skin cancer is the most common form of the disease in Ireland and most cases can be prevented if caught early. Here’s how to do that…
# disease - Saturday 3 May, 2014
Humans? Pretty deadly. Lions? Not even in the top 10.
# disease - Friday 25 April, 2014
With malaria causing 627,000 deaths last year, there are high hopes for the first vaccine. But old-fashioned people power can also make a difference.
# disease - Wednesday 16 April, 2014
New research at TCD is looking to find out which strains will become the most dominant.
# disease - Monday 14 April, 2014
The UN has warned that we have to act now to avoid the destruction of the world’s banana crop.
# disease - Tuesday 8 April, 2014
A new €7.5 million fund has been announced to bring higher education institutions and teaching hospitals closer together.
# disease - Monday 7 April, 2014
71 were recorded last year.
# disease - Tuesday 25 March, 2014
The deadly virus has already killed more than 60 people and infected many more.
# disease - Monday 24 March, 2014
My patients see my white coat as a lifejacket. But the truth is that the chance of surviving drug-resistant TB is down to the roll of a dice, writes Dr Jennifer Hughes.
# disease - Wednesday 5 March, 2014
Between 2002 and 2011, researchers identified a 44-fold increase in the prevalence of PVL-positive MRSA.
# disease - Tuesday 4 March, 2014
Unlike MRSA, alcohol wipes do not stop the spread of CDI.
# disease - Friday 21 February, 2014
The three-time major winner lost his father, Patrick, to cancer and said that he wanted to raise awareness of the disease.
# disease - Thursday 20 February, 2014
However, seven countries – Cape Verde, Eritrea, South Africa, Ethiopa, Swaziland, Djibouti and Mayotte- have low enough transmission rates to make elimination a feasible goal.
# disease - Tuesday 18 February, 2014
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis kills as many people as breast cancer does every year in the United States.
# disease - Saturday 15 February, 2014
We have a vaccine for a common strain of meningitis, yet it’s not on from the immunisation schedule. What is the delay? asks Siobhán Carroll.
# disease - Saturday 25 January, 2014
There are about 200,000 cases of leprosy reported every year – with the poorest countries worst affected.
# disease - Sunday 19 January, 2014
One in 25 people is a carrier for Alpha-1 deficiency, but it remains somewhat of a hidden disease.
# disease - Tuesday 17 December, 2013
Researchers cannot conclude whether the humans on the farm where a recent outbreak took place were infected by the camels or vice versa.
# disease - Monday 16 December, 2013
The Meningitis Research Foundation has called for the vaccine to be implemented nationally for all children.
# disease - Thursday 21 November, 2013
Have you, or has someone close to you, been afflicted by this condition?