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# health - Today’s News

LIVE: 'Anyone who is ignoring this is putting their head in the sand'

Today’s hearing is focusing on risks to women’s health in relation to abortion.

Ireland's competition watchdog is probing reports of nursing homes ripping off elderly people

Nursing homes are reportedly charging residents extra for routine services like hairdressing.

From Business ETC Ireland's competition watchdog is probing reports of nursing home rip-offs Services

Ireland's competition watchdog is probing reports of nursing home rip-offs

Nursing homes are reportedly charging residents extra for routine services like hairdressing.

'Only 10% of data available about a human is actually used': How cognitive computing can change healthcare

A summit held yesterday focused on new technological advancements in the field of healthcare.

# health - Sunday 15 October, 2017

'I'd get out of bed and the next thing wake up on the bathroom floor' Stroke Risk This post contains videos

'I'd get out of bed and the next thing wake up on the bathroom floor'

Fainting spells led to Les Carroll being diagnosed with atrial fibrillation, an irregular heartbeat that increases the risk of stroke.

A Dublin startup tackling stomach problems with a breath test has raised nearly €1.5m

FoodMarble is being backed by Sean O’Sullivan’s VC fund SOSV.

# health - Friday 13 October, 2017

'Totally unacceptable': Two people spend night on chairs in mental health unit

The Psychiatric Nurses Association has said the situation is intolerable for patients and upsetting for staff.

Trump dismantles major Obamacare payments in 'spiteful act'

The Health and Human Services department made the announcement in a statement late last night.

# health - Thursday 12 October, 2017

A Dublin startup tackling stomach problems with a breath test has raised nearly €1.5m

FoodMarble is being backed by Sean O’Sullivan’s VC fund SOSV.

'I've got two kids and a missus. I don't want problems after boxing' - Frampton cuts sparring in half

The former two-weight world champion is hoping to avoid brain damage when he eventually retires.

# health - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

In 1975, one in every 100 Irish children was obese. Now, it's one in every 10

Rates of child and adolescent obesity are highest (over 30%) in some islands in Polynesia.

From Business ETC A Dublin startup tackling stomach problems with a breath test has raised nearly €1.5m Funding

A Dublin startup tackling stomach problems with a breath test has raised nearly €1.5m

FoodMarble is being backed by Sean O’Sullivan’s VC fund SOSV.

# health - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

FactCheck: Do taxes on sugary drinks actually work?

FactCheck delves into a dispute over the so-called sugar tax, which was announced in today’s Budget.

Doctors say health budget will do little to improve 'overcrowded death zone' hospitals

Paschal Donohoe said health spending is already at record levels but is being increased because the area “needs improvement”.

From Business ETC Sunbed salons have been burnt with a tax hike Policy

Sunbed salons have been burnt with a tax hike

The VAT rate on tanning services will increase from 13.5% to 23% as part of Budget 2018.

Proposed legislation could see people who damage life-saving equipment sent to jail

A defibrillator in Mallow was vandalised over the weekend.

# health - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Time out: Dangers of disrupting your body clock

The Nobel Medicine Prize was awarded last week to three scientists highlighted how the body clock works.

Two days out from the Budget, what can we expect?

One thing we know, it’s not going to be a giveaway budget.

# health - Saturday 7 October, 2017

'Contempt for women reaches a new low': Trump administration rolls back free birth control access

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit in response to the announcement.

# health - Thursday 5 October, 2017

'Watching the Irish state throw money at people doing so much less with it is frustrating'

Bill Liao reveals SOSV’s expansion setbacks in Ireland and the right way to go about social enterprise.

'After one long week we bawled all the way home in the car. We couldn't console each other'

Claire Finnan started out as a nurse before moving to PR then launching a baby fair.

'We lost €1m when an unhappy customer rang Joe Duffy. I still have nightmares'

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile the Irish arm of Hidden Hearing.

# health - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

From Business ETC 'We lost €1m when an unhappy customer rang Joe Duffy. I still have nightmares' Health

'We lost €1m when an unhappy customer rang Joe Duffy. I still have nightmares'

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile the Irish arm of Hidden Hearing.

HIV diagnoses rose again last year with 508 new cases

Two thirds of the cases were new diagnoses while the rest were people who were transferring their care from abroad.

# health - Sunday 1 October, 2017

From Business ETC 'Watching the Irish state throw money at people doing so much less with it is frustrating' Funding

'Watching the Irish state throw money at people doing so much less with it is frustrating'

Bill Liao reveals SOSV’s expansion setbacks in Ireland and the right way to go about social enterprise.

# health - Friday 29 September, 2017

From Business ETC 'After one long week we bawled all the way home in the car. We couldn't console each other' Insights

'After one long week we bawled all the way home in the car. We couldn't console each other'

Claire Finnan started out as a nurse before moving to PR then launching a baby fair.

# health - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Almost half of all abortions happening around the world every year are unsafe

Of the 55.7 million abortions that take place worldwide every year, 25.5 million are unsafe.

'Once the damage is done, it's done': This condition is causing sight loss in thousands of Irish every year Amd

'Once the damage is done, it's done': This condition is causing sight loss in thousands of Irish every year

Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of sight loss in people aged 50 and over in Ireland.

# health - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Children with scoliosis on waiting lists more than 4 months given option to go abroad for surgery

A new theatre at Crumlin Hospital which deals with surgeries is only open three days a week.

# health - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

From Business ETC A prominent IVF clinic has been slapped on the wrist for its 'misleading' ads Health

A prominent IVF clinic has been slapped on the wrist for its 'misleading' ads

The Sims fertility clinic is featured in TV3′s documentary series, The Babymakers.

'The impact of this is untold': Health funding for homelessness has dropped since 2008

Dublin Simon Community said that health funding for homelessness has dropped by 10% since 2008.

Steroid abuse: Simon Harris wants gym owners to help combat problem

Steroid addiction is on the rise in Ireland.

# health - Sunday 24 September, 2017

The pound's plunge is sending Irish 'tooth tourists' north of the border

The hotels lobby says it’s an example of how Brexit is disrupting the industry’s trade.

# health - Thursday 21 September, 2017

The pound's plunge is sending Irish 'tooth tourists' north of the border

The hotels lobby says it’s an example of how Brexit is disrupting the industry’s trade.

Want to donate blood more often? It doesn't have any major side effects

A major randomised trial could have an impact worldwide.

# health - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

From Business ETC Here's what Ireland needs to do to nurture its growing medtech industry Health

Here's what Ireland needs to do to nurture its growing medtech industry

The sector faces infrastructural bottlenecks and a battle for talent.

# health - Monday 18 September, 2017

Irish women take legal action over 'razor blade' vaginal mesh implants

Women have reported issues such as headaches, lack of energy, discharge, bleeding and pain years after their surgery.

# health - Sunday 17 September, 2017

More Irish people are waiting for an eye appointment than any other kind

The Association of Optometrists Ireland (AOI) said crisis-level delays in eye-care are compromising health.

From Business ETC The pound's plunge is sending Irish 'tooth tourists' north of the border Tourism

The pound's plunge is sending Irish 'tooth tourists' north of the border

The hotels lobby says it’s an example of how Brexit is disrupting the industry’s trade.

# health - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Secret Millionaire: 'I had many calls in tears with my mum. I thought I'd made my biggest mistake'

Cara Pharmacy’s Ramona Nicholas talks about why she hates emails and her tips for interviewing.

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