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# health - Yesterday’s News

Elderly patient in Meath forced to wait 35 minutes for ambulance from Cavan after collapse

The 75-year-old collapsed in Navan on Friday afternoon.

Calls for a new emergency health fund to pay for expensive cancer drugs

The Minister of State for Health Finian McGrath wants a fund of €80 million to be set up.

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# health - Sunday 29 May, 2016

'I couldn’t just sit and wait for a cure': How this man is raising funds to research his rare condition Friedreich's Ataxia This post contains videos

'I couldn’t just sit and wait for a cure': How this man is raising funds to research his rare condition

Symptoms of Friedreich’s ataxia include loss of coordination, vision impairment and hearing loss.

From The42 One step at a time: this Meath man's journey from a brain haemorrhage and stroke to Rio Comeback Kid

One step at a time: this Meath man's journey from a brain haemorrhage and stroke to Rio

Six short weeks in the summer of 2009 saw Paul Keogan’s life change forever. He now has his sights set on the Paralympic games in September.

# health - Saturday 28 May, 2016

From Business ETC Vaping businesses hit out as e-cigarette ads are banned Retail

Vaping businesses hit out as e-cigarette ads are banned

New laws will stop the nicotine-filled products being advertised virtually anywhere in Ireland.

# health - Thursday 19 May, 2016

'Why am I on anti-depressants? Because I suffer from depression'

‘We’ve come on in leaps and bounds when it comes to conversations around mental health but we are still so ANTI antidepressants, it’s depressing,” writes Rosemary MacCabe.

10 million people could die every year due to resistance to antibiotics

The overuse of antibiotics means common infections are becoming deadly.

# health - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Ambulances are only reaching one in four life-threatening cases on time

The ambulance service says it simply cannot hit the stated targets.

From Business ETC The HSE is hoovering up easily the largest share of foreign workers Health

The HSE is hoovering up easily the largest share of foreign workers

More than one-fifth of all permits for staff from outside the EU went to the state health service.

From Business ETC A gamechanging database of all non-profits' finances launches today Services

A gamechanging database of all non-profits' finances launches today

Benefacts is bringing transparency to a sector that has been ‘hidden in plain view’.

# health - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

From Business ETC Clonmel drug maker Suir Pharma is going into liquidation after 40 years in business Manufacturing

Clonmel drug maker Suir Pharma is going into liquidation after 40 years in business

Over 130 jobs are expected to be lost at the firm, which was taken over by a Slovakian company last year.

# health - Monday 16 May, 2016

From Business ETC Poll: Do you support a sugar tax? Food And Drink This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support a sugar tax?

Health officials have been pushing for the measure and now it’s back on the government’s agenda.

# health - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Ivory Coast likes big butts and it cannot lie

The country’s fashion for large bottoms leads to some people taking drastic measures.

# health - Monday 9 May, 2016

Here are eight headaches the new government is going to have to deal with straight away

There isn’t going to be much time for resting on laurels in Leinster House anytime soon.

# health - Sunday 8 May, 2016

Bad memories can be intentionally forgotten

The study has two important implications.

# health - Saturday 7 May, 2016

From Business ETC 'We were still falling short and not doing everything we could' Health

'We were still falling short and not doing everything we could'

Beats Medical’s Ciara Clancy wants to build the complete toolkit to help Parkinson’s sufferers.

# health - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Nearly €30 million in money left lying around is going to good causes

The disbursement comes as part of €28.5 million which will be used to fight disadvantage across the country.

From Business ETC How to get £2m out of the bank when you don't have a penny in it Health

How to get £2m out of the bank when you don't have a penny in it

As part of our weekly How My Business Works series we profile Meagher’s Pharmacy.

From Business ETC Europe's top court has cleared the way for plain packaging laws Retail

Europe's top court has cleared the way for plain packaging laws

The ECJ also approved a ban on menthol and other flavoured cigarettes.

# health - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

From Business ETC Billionaire Salesforce founder Marc Benioff is dabbling in this Irish biotech startup Funding

Billionaire Salesforce founder Marc Benioff is dabbling in this Irish biotech startup

The US entrepreneur partially funded the latest investment round in Nuritas of nearly €2 million.

# health - Sunday 1 May, 2016

From Business ETC New rules for the home care sector could prevent abuse Services

New rules for the home care sector could prevent abuse

The government will look at the best ways to regulate the industry, which is largely unmonitored.

# health - Friday 29 April, 2016

GAA players are urging men to check their testicles

GAA players Jason Hughes, Emlyn Mulligan, Lee Chin and Killian Clarke are ‘copping a feel’ to raise awareness of testicular cancer.

From Business ETC 'We could sell this company any day we wanted, but we've no intention of doing that' Health

'We could sell this company any day we wanted, but we've no intention of doing that'

Galway’s Aerogen is plotting a path to being a €100 million-a-year company.

# health - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

FactCheck: Did only 10 TDs really show up to debate mental health last night?

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck does a double take on some claims that went viral last night.

# health - Sunday 24 April, 2016

From Business ETC How word of mouth brought the world's smartest computer and a Sligo company together Sport

How word of mouth brought the world's smartest computer and a Sligo company together

Orreco is working with IBM’s Watson to push the boundaries of sports analytics.

# health - Friday 22 April, 2016

Your mam could be a big factor in how much you weigh

Mothers perceive the weights of their children differently.

# health - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Foreign hospitals are looking to hire Irish nurses this weekend

And the INMO says many are going to go.

# health - Monday 18 April, 2016

Two reasons why virtual reality is about to take off: Gaming and porn

UK expert James Dearsley tells us what industries will gain the most from VR.

# health - Sunday 17 April, 2016

From Business ETC Two reasons why virtual reality is about to take off: Gaming and porn Hardware

Two reasons why virtual reality is about to take off: Gaming and porn

UK expert James Dearsley tells us what industries will gain the most from VR.

# health - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Study tracking the 20 people who attend the Mater emergency department most finds most are men, all are unemployed

This group of patients often have psychosocial, substance misuse and/or chronic illness issues.

Nurofen could be fined $6m for misleading consumers about painkillers

The products in question claimed to target specific pains.

# health - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

From Business ETC A mysterious Dublin med-tech startup has raised $7.5m in funding Health

A mysterious Dublin med-tech startup has raised $7.5m in funding

Fire1 was founded in 2013 and has raised more than $10 million so far.

# health - Monday 11 April, 2016

FactCheck: Is Ireland really one of the world's most obese countries?

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck puts some alarming recent headlines to the test.

# health - Sunday 10 April, 2016

Suffer from chronic pain? Mindfulness might help

About 35% of people in Ireland are affected by pain which has lasted for three months or more.

# health - Saturday 9 April, 2016

From Business ETC Should we track people who eat too many doughnuts? Inside the murky world of tech ethics Insights

Should we track people who eat too many doughnuts? Inside the murky world of tech ethics

Fjord’s Mark Curtis talks about the next big issue that will face the sector.

From Business ETC 'You have to apply the same single-mindedness to your fitness as your business' Insights

'You have to apply the same single-mindedness to your fitness as your business'

These are some of the ways you can fulfill the cliché of ‘healthy body, healthy mind’.

Doctors rebuilt a man's throat using regenerating tissue

The results are a major breakthrough in the field of regenerative tissue.

# health - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

The number of people living with diabetes has quadrupled since 1980

One in 11 people now have the condition, with obesity playing a large part in the rise of type-2 diagnoses.

# health - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Singing in a choir can apparently help fight off cancer Hormone Changes This post contains videos

Singing in a choir can apparently help fight off cancer

New research shows that singing for an hour is associated with significant reductions in stress hormones.

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