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Dublin: 6 °C Tuesday 21 April, 2015


# health - Yesterday’s News

Our bodies are amazing, why don’t we give them the love they deserve?

Like so many women and men, I wasted time hating my shape and trying to change it. Then I realised what an incredible, beautiful machine my body is.

# health - Sunday 19 April, 2015

We have qualified psychologists eager to work – so why are waiting lists so long?

Why are counselling psychologists deemed ineligible to work in certain areas of mental health treatment when they have been trained to do so?

# health - Friday 17 April, 2015

Urban Greening: The simple step we can take to beautifully transform our lives

If you live in a city and spend your time working indoors then you need to get more plants into your life.

# health - Thursday 16 April, 2015

From The42 ‘Sometimes you just need to tell yourself you’re a fat b***h and get off the couch’ Tough Talking

‘Sometimes you just need to tell yourself you’re a fat b***h and get off the couch’

The best-selling author Ruth Field says we need to open our eyes to Europe’s obesity problem.

Fianna Fáil eyeing up a return to power

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# health - Saturday 11 April, 2015

Since Margaret’s son died in Crumlin, she’s raised €1.25m for the hospital

Michael was just one year old when he passed away in 1986.

‘In spite of themselves, people begin to see you in a different way’

A Unity Walk is taking place in Dublin today to support the 9,000 people in Ireland who have Parkinson’s Disease

# health - Friday 10 April, 2015

25,000 children are waiting to get their first outpatient appointment

For 10,000 of them, their wait has been longer than six months.

Obese people less likely to develop dementia

New research shows people with a higher BMI are less likely to develop the condition.

‘There is an attempt to muzzle us’: Nurse suspended after criticising psychiatric unit

Leo Varadkar said he will look into the issue.

# health - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Surgeons are using 3D printers to reshape this girl’s face

Violet Pietrok was born with a rare genetic condition.

# health - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Short people are more likely to have heart disease

Good news if you’re really tall.

# health - Monday 6 April, 2015

This woman is running 12 marathons to fight a cancer you’ve probably never heard of

About 400 people in Ireland are diagnosed with it every year.

# health - Sunday 5 April, 2015

Doctors found this half-pound “egg” inside a man

It wasn’t an Easter one, either.

# health - Friday 3 April, 2015

‘Too thin’ models are now banned from the runways of the world’s fashion capital This post contains videos

‘Too thin’ models are now banned from the runways of the world’s fashion capital

Photoshopped images in France will now also have to be labelled as such.

# health - Thursday 2 April, 2015

‘Unfair and unjust’: Proposed hike in nursing home bills slammed

Prime Time this evening reported on a review of the fair deal scheme.

# health - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

‘I’m desperately reaching out for help… but where can I get it?’

Despite being referred by my GP for a mental health problem, I could still have to wait for two months for specialist treatment.

# health - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

‘Everyday I pray for that special person who saved my life’

Annetha Kieran Loughran received dialysis treatment for six years.

# health - Monday 30 March, 2015

Should food education be compulsory? Jamie Oliver thinks so You Are What You Eat This post contains a poll This post contains videos

Should food education be compulsory? Jamie Oliver thinks so

More than 42 million children under the age of five are either overweight or obese.

From The Daily Edge Bad news — people who drink diet soda put on way more belly fat than those who don’t Not So Diet

# health - Friday 27 March, 2015

Coombe to oversee maternity services at Portlaoise Hospital following deaths

The new agreement is the first of its kind in Ireland.

# health - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Could you have a stroke in the next 10 years? Where you live could have a lot to do with it…

A new risk detection method aims to predict heart disease and strokes in people over 40.

# health - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Antibiotics are creating superbugs

That’s the opposite of what they’re going for.

# health - Monday 23 March, 2015

From The42 Exercise of the week – Pendulum swings Tick Tock

Exercise of the week – Pendulum swings

Time to work off some of that Paddy’s Day excess.

# health - Sunday 22 March, 2015

‘When I was finally diagnosed, I realised I wasn’t stupid’

One or two children in every classroom has this condition.

# health - Friday 20 March, 2015

Two young boys waiting over two years for counselling after sexual assault

Tusla says that things are getting better in the area.

This test means no chemotherapy for some breast cancer patients

The gene test is only available here since 2011.

# health - Thursday 19 March, 2015

This TD thinks the HSE is lying about trying to recruit mental health staff

Colm Keaveney said the situation leaves distressed people with “nowhere to go”.

# health - Friday 13 March, 2015

Travellers are three times more likely to get TB

And they get it much, much younger.

# health - Thursday 12 March, 2015

James Reilly broke down speaking about his son with autism this afternoon

‘As a parent of a child with a disability, I never thought I’d end up taking cards off children with a disability’.

# health - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

96FM apologises for claiming minister used teenager’s death for publicity Donal Walsh This post contains videos

96FM apologises for claiming minister used teenager’s death for publicity

Kathleen Lynch has been paid undisclosed damages.

# health - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Hospital accidentally sent miscarried babies to laundrette instead of morgue

Hospital accidentally sent miscarried babies to laundrette instead of morgue

The hospital has been in contact with the family.

# health - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Your five-a-day of COFFEE could help reduce your risk of heart disease

You might be pushing the safe limit for caffeine after that.

# health - Monday 2 March, 2015

Where you live could determine whether an ambulance gets to you on time

A regional breakdown of response times show success can fluctuate from 95% to just 45% depending on there the call is.

# health - Saturday 28 February, 2015

‘I get so red, people think I’m having a heart attack’

One in ten Irish people suffer from a skin condition that affects their sex life and job prospects.

You should only be listening to one hour of (quiet) music a day

More than one BILLION people are at risk of damaging their hearing because their music is too loud and they listen to it for too long.

Feel like chicken tonight? Don’t ruin your weekend by cooking it the wrong way

Here are some helpful tips to avoid getting food poisoning.

# health - Thursday 26 February, 2015

‘I was told he was just having a panic attack – an hour later, he was dead’

There have been calls for an upgrade in the cardiology services available in University Hospital Waterford.

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