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#Health

# health - Yesterday’s News

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.

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# 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.

# health - Friday 1 April, 2016

From Business ETC This Irish oil company has just turned itself into a pharma business Health

This Irish oil company has just turned itself into a pharma business

Fastnet ditched its exploration plans when oil prices plunged.

# health - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

A simple blood test can diagnose concussions

Left untreated or under-treated, concussions put patients at risk for further, often more serious injury.

# health - Thursday 17 March, 2016

One third of women have their baby by caesarean section

A new report into maternity services says there are a number of reasons.

# health - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Blood supply for hospitals dangerously low ahead of St Patrick’s Day

Additional clinics have been set up to receive donations.

# health - Monday 14 March, 2016

Poll: Should there be a ban on selling energy drinks to under 16s? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be a ban on selling energy drinks to under 16s?

Some drinks being sold in Ireland contain 16 spoonfuls of sugar.

# health - Saturday 12 March, 2016

‘It’s a disgrace some women can’t get the support they need’

About 8,000 women in Ireland develop gestational diabetes every year.

# health - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Experts warn baby formula guidelines need to be changed

Scientists say there is no consistent evidence certain formulas prevent allergies or autoimmune conditions.

# health - Friday 4 March, 2016

Scientists have discovered cancer’s ‘Achilles heel’

New research could help train the immune system to target tumours.

# health - Saturday 27 February, 2016

Vitamins in garlic help your body fight carcinogens and get rid of toxins GIY

Vitamins in garlic help your body fight carcinogens and get rid of toxins

For over 4,000 years of human history garlic has been used for its healing powers

# health - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

From Business ETC A ‘sugar tax’ might fund a few election promises – but it won’t make us healthier Opinion

A ‘sugar tax’ might fund a few election promises – but it won’t make us healthier

The food and drinks lobby says there are better ways to deal with Ireland’s sugar problem.

# health - Sunday 21 February, 2016

‘I fed myself through looking or smelling, but never eating. I’m not over anorexia; I’m living with it’

When I finally got it, I still didn’t think I deserved help. I checked into hospital still believing I was “too fat”, writes an anonymous contributor.

From Business ETC This startup says conservative Ireland is afraid to fund world-changing biotech Funding

This startup says conservative Ireland is afraid to fund world-changing biotech

Skepticism about bioprinting is making it harder to secure investment.

# health - Saturday 20 February, 2016

A popular way of cooking broccoli is leeching potentially cancer-fighting compounds from it

There is a way to combat the disadvantages of boiling: Preserve the boiling water for later consumption.

# health - Friday 19 February, 2016

‘It’ll leave us wondering for the rest of our lives’ – daughter of man whose cancer was missed

Twelve cases of cancer were missed as a result of screening misdiagnosis in 2013 and 2014.

# health - Thursday 18 February, 2016

FactCheck: Is Fine Gael right to say it has “maintained disability spending”?

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck wades into the middle of a row between Fine Gael and a high-profile Dáil candidate.

Matt Dawson shares images of two-year-old son battling meningitis to raise awareness

The former rugby player spoke out after a young British girl died from the condition.

Bressie has made this front page news, but how loud do we have to shout?

Twenty years ago, mental health wasn’t even a policy issue – it wasn’t even talked about, writes Dr Keith Gaynor.

# health - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Leo Varadkar compares Micheál Martin to Arnold Schwarzenegger

The Health Minister said Martin lives in “a fairytale”.

Drinks from coffee shops can have up to 25 spoons of sugar in them

That’s a fair amount of sugar.

# health - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

‘Extraordinary’ cancer trial sees symptoms vanish in 94% of patients

The new treatment uses the immune system to eliminate cancer cells.

# health - Monday 15 February, 2016

From Business ETC Keeping staff healthy helps also delivers a strong bottom line Health

Keeping staff healthy helps also delivers a strong bottom line

Well-being initiatives are key to SMEs retaining staff.

From Business ETC A UCD spin-out company is creating 100 high-skilled pharma jobs in Dublin Health
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