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#Health

# health - Yesterday’s News

From Business ETC A new €68m project aims to make Ireland the go-to hub for commercial med-tech research Health

A new €68m project aims to make Ireland the go-to hub for commercial med-tech research

The Cúram centre wants to entice medical companies to Ireland by giving them access to researchers from Irish universities.

# health - Sunday 25 September, 2016

From Business ETC The mind behind two of Ireland's most promising startups hopes they'll be sold soon Health

The mind behind two of Ireland's most promising startups hopes they'll be sold soon

Inflazome, one of the companies founded by Trinity professor Luke O’Neill, recently raised €15 million.

# health - Saturday 24 September, 2016

Cork family fighting for cannabis-based medicine for daughter with rare form of epilepsy

TDs will debate medicinal cannabis use in the near future.

# health - Friday 23 September, 2016

"The crew are absolutely devastated": Tributes to paramedics injured in Naas ambulance fire

The two men risked their lives to save the life of a man trapped in their burning ambulance.

# health - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Government to target sugar, salt, fat and big portion sizes in fight against obesity

Advertising to children will also be targeted as part of the plan.

# health - Monday 19 September, 2016

From Business ETC Over 600 new Irish jobs as healthcare giant GE splashes out €150m on Cork campus Health

Over 600 new Irish jobs as healthcare giant GE splashes out €150m on Cork campus

GE will create 500 jobs while Irish-firm Oneview has announced 100 new positions.

# health - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Want to know how to manage migraine? Here's some advice from an expert

Jane Whelan from the Migraine Association of Ireland gives advice about how to manage and live with migraine.

25 years of breathing through a straw - this is what it's like to live with cystic fibrosis

Luke Doherty has had cystic fibrosis all his life. Now he has a new set of lungs and wants to share his story.

Hospital group defends cut to cancer patient transport service

The group says that it is currently in the process of financial planning for 2017.

# health - Saturday 17 September, 2016

The search for a cure for migraine - one of the most disabling illnesses in the world

More than half a million people in Ireland suffer from migraine, and this can have a serious impact on their ability to reach their potential.

'They spend their childhoods on waiting lists': The painful reality for children with scoliosis

Two mothers talk to us about their fight to get treatment for their sons.

# health - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Clinton all smiles after pneumonia drama as Trump prepares to release his health records

Meanwhile, Donald Trump is set to release his health records on a chat show.

# health - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Doctors 'utterly reject' report into Waterford cardiac services and say lives are 'absolutely' at risk

They want to meet with Health Minister Simon Harris as soon as possible.

# health - Monday 12 September, 2016

From Business ETC Notable health sciences VC firms back Irish startup developing drugs to prevent asthma Health

Notable health sciences VC firms back Irish startup developing drugs to prevent asthma

Inflazome has raised €15 million in funding from Novartis and Fountain Healthcare.

# health - Sunday 11 September, 2016

FactCheck: No, the reported side effects of the HPV vaccine do NOT outweigh the proven benefits

An ongoing online campaign against in-school vaccinations is not based on scientific evidence, and is contradicted by volumes of it.

Don't get the recommended amount of exercise? You could be at risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Sinead Powell from Diabetes Ireland outlines the risk factors and symptoms of diabetes, and how to manage the condition.

# health - Saturday 10 September, 2016

'There is no fallback when it is the carer who needs to be cared for'

Siobhain Topping’s mother, who is the full-time carer for her husband, has recently been diagnosed with cancer. They could only get 14 Home Care hours.

Brendan Gleeson says hospice care his parents received 're-awakened his faith in humanity'

“The hospice just embraces death … and gives people the finest death possible.”

# health - Thursday 8 September, 2016

From Business ETC An Irish medical startup has just raised millions to help commercialise its heart surgery device Health

An Irish medical startup has just raised millions to help commercialise its heart surgery device

The company is also looking to fund a push to get FDA approval for its product.

# health - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

'A treatment that can help my son is being denied, it's agonising'

Duchenne muscular dystrophy affects approximately one in 3,500 male births.

# health - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Simon Harris 'sickened' by misinformation given to women at crisis pregnancy clinic Undercover Filming This post contains videos

Simon Harris 'sickened' by misinformation given to women at crisis pregnancy clinic

The health minister said women need “accurate information in relation to their own health”.

# health - Monday 5 September, 2016

IMO says rising population and bed cuts causing 'chaos' in emergency departments

The IMO also warned that demand for hospital space will rise this year because of elective surgeries being cancelled last year.

# health - Saturday 3 September, 2016

How a life-saving device turned into a PR nightmare for one pharma firm

Drugs manufacturer Mylan jabbed itself in the foot when it bumped up the price of the EpiPen.

# health - Thursday 1 September, 2016

From Business ETC Your crash course in... How a life-saving device turned into a PR nightmare for one pharma firm Health

Your crash course in... How a life-saving device turned into a PR nightmare for one pharma firm

Drugs manufacturer Mylan jabbed itself in the foot when it bumped up the price of the EpiPen.

# health - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

'They thought he might not make it': 24 hours in Ireland's hospitals

Didn’t catch RTÉ’s new documentary about the health service? Here’s what you missed.

# health - Sunday 28 August, 2016

An open door policy for dogs leaves a lot of businesses in a legal grey area

They may be cute and cuddly, but dogs are a problem for health inspectors.

From Business ETC An open-door policy for dogs leaves a lot of businesses in a legal grey area Food And Drink

An open-door policy for dogs leaves a lot of businesses in a legal grey area

They may be cute and cuddly, but dogs are a problem for health inspectors.

What should you do if you or a family member has dementia? Here's some advice from an expert

Edel O’Connell from The Alzheimer Society of Ireland gives advice about ways to manage and live with dementia.

From patching up wounds in south central LA, to bringing cutting-edge healthcare to Donegal

Tom Finn, head of private healthcare firm Affidea Ireland, has had a colourful career to say the least.

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'I'm 78 and still outrun 18-year-olds in the park'

John Fitzsimons wants to challenge certain stereotypes about older people.

A US pharma giant accused of gouging patients for drugs paid no tax on billion-euro Irish profits

Gilead Sciences is the firm behind one of the world’s leading hepatitis C treatments.

From Business ETC Two of Galway's biggest medtech players are putting their weights behind this startup Health

Two of Galway's biggest medtech players are putting their weights behind this startup

Bluedrop Medical has raised €600,000 and is eyeing up more funding within a year.

# health - Friday 26 August, 2016

From Business ETC The competition watchdog is running its eyes over Bon Secours' bid for a Limerick hospital Health

The competition watchdog is running its eyes over Bon Secours' bid for a Limerick hospital

The Irish healthcare giant has reportedly made a €15 million bid for Barringtons private clinic.

# health - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

From Business ETC From patching up wounds during the LA riots to bringing cutting-edge healthcare to Donegal Health

From patching up wounds during the LA riots to bringing cutting-edge healthcare to Donegal

As part of our How My Business Works series we talk to the head of private healthcare firm Affidea Ireland.

# health - Sunday 21 August, 2016

There may not be such thing as a "healthy obese"

Obesity has reached epidemic proportions globally, affecting approximately 600 million people worldwide.

What should I do if I feel a fluttering feeling in my chest? Here's some advice from an expert

Patricia Hall from the Irish Heart Foundation talks about when you should worry about heart palpitations.

From Business ETC A US pharma giant accused of gouging patients for drugs paid no tax on billion-euro Irish profits Health

A US pharma giant accused of gouging patients for drugs paid no tax on billion-euro Irish profits

Gilead Sciences is the firm behind one of the world’s leading hepatitis C treatments.

# health - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Marie Stopes suspends abortion services amid safety fears UK

Marie Stopes suspends abortion services amid safety fears

Women booked in for terminations at Marie Stopes will be transferred to other providers.

# health - Thursday 18 August, 2016

From Business ETC The head of Irish biotech company Ourobotics has died unexpectedly Health

The head of Irish biotech company Ourobotics has died unexpectedly

Jemma Redmond, 38, co-founded the company developing tech capable of printing human organs.

# health - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

People urged to get vaccinated as latest case of measles confirmed in Cork

There have now been 38 cases of measles confirmed in recent months.

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