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# health - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

From Business ETC A Spanish fertility clinic that plays music to foetuses has bought a surgery in Kildare Health

A Spanish fertility clinic that plays music to foetuses has bought a surgery in Kildare

The Clane Fertility Clinic is going to start using the technique to help the IVF process.

# health - Monday 27 June, 2016

From Business ETC A new firm making bras for breast cancer survivors has struck a deal with House of Fraser Health

A new firm making bras for breast cancer survivors has struck a deal with House of Fraser

Health startup Theya Healthcare is making its first foray into the UK market.

# health - Saturday 25 June, 2016

'It’s a hugely ridiculed condition, it feels like insects crawling inside your legs'

This condition can have a huge impact on people’s lives.

# health - Thursday 23 June, 2016

From Business ETC Dublin's Malin Corp has another €70 million to spend on innovative life-science firms Funding

Dublin's Malin Corp has another €70 million to spend on innovative life-science firms

The investment outfit has backed 16 companies already – including medical app developer 3D4Medical.

# health - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Bill to repeal Eighth Amendment launched as Coppinger says free vote issue is "ludicrous"

The bill will be brought before the Dáil tomorrow.

From Business ETC Boots got a massive €31 million payday from its Irish stores Retail

Boots got a massive €31 million payday from its Irish stores

Boots Ireland also paid out a dividend of over €15 million in the year to the end of March 2014.

# health - Sunday 19 June, 2016

From Business ETC The growing fast-food empire eyeing up nationwide dominance and a UK invasion Food And Drink

The growing fast-food empire eyeing up nationwide dominance and a UK invasion

Chopped expects to open one store a month until the end of the year.

A terminally ill doctor wants all hospital staff to introduce themselves to patients Hello My Name Is This post contains videos

A terminally ill doctor wants all hospital staff to introduce themselves to patients

St James’s Hospital in Dublin has signed up to her campaign.

# health - Thursday 16 June, 2016

From Business ETC A Cork biotech firm has raised $2m for a revolutionary test to cut deaths during pregnancy Health

A Cork biotech firm has raised $2m for a revolutionary test to cut deaths during pregnancy

Metabolomic Diagnostics has an early screening system to detect those at risk of pre-eclampsia.

# health - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Smoking will soon be banned in most Irish playgrounds

Smoking will soon be banned in most Irish playgrounds

The majority of local authorities have committed to smoke-free policies.

# health - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

The government is reversing that €12 million cut to the mental health budget

The government is revising its spending upwards. €40 million will also go to the guards.

# health - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Doctor accused of not passing on x-ray of woman who later "suffered greatly" and died

Dr Emmanuel Gbadebo Alabi, originally from Nigeria but with an address in Cork, faces two allegations.

# health - Saturday 4 June, 2016

From Business ETC New alcohol laws will hurt small players in the drinks industry - and to what benefit? Opinion

New alcohol laws will hurt small players in the drinks industry - and to what benefit?

Craft producers and independent retailers could both suffer under strict pricing and display restrictions.

# health - Monday 30 May, 2016

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.

# 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.

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