# health - Yesterday’s News
# health - Yesterday’s News
Margaret Butler and Michael Power have called for more financial support to be given to carers.
# health - Friday 21 October, 2016
Anyone can get dementia, but everyone can help by understanding more.
Supplies are currently running low.
# health - Thursday 20 October, 2016
Frontline employees have to work in very difficult environments.
# health - Wednesday 19 October, 2016
Beats Medical created an app to help treat symptoms of Parkinson’s disease
Simon Harris is considering the move, but said it wouldn’t be straightforward.
# health - Tuesday 18 October, 2016
Milk from the marsupial could be used to battle superbugs.
# health - Sunday 16 October, 2016
Eleanor O’Farrell is one of the many people in Ireland who have fibromyalgia, often dubbed ‘the invisible illness’.
# health - Saturday 15 October, 2016
The Irish Hospice Foundation wants people to talk about death, dying and grief more openly.
# health - Friday 14 October, 2016
The total number of deaths by suicide for 2015 were 451.
# health - Thursday 13 October, 2016
The waiting list has been closed for the forseeable future – meaning there are less services for children in need of screening.
# health - Tuesday 11 October, 2016
The increased funding of 7.4% will bring the total spend for health in 2017 to €14.6 billion.
# health - Monday 10 October, 2016
One employee was awarded €16,000 after his employer asked for a letter to confirm he was ’100% sane’.
# health - Saturday 8 October, 2016
Charlotte Connolly is thought to be the only person in Ireland with Degos disease.
The practice is said to be becoming more common among addicts.
# health - Thursday 6 October, 2016
Watching a loved one slip away is hard enough, writes Denis Goodbody, but good palliative care supports the family as well as the patient.
# health - Monday 3 October, 2016
Some investors that backed Carrick Therapeutics were supported by the Irish state’s investment fund.
# health - Monday 26 September, 2016
The €68m Cúram centre wants to entice companies by giving them access to Irish researchers.
# health - Sunday 25 September, 2016
Inflazome, one of the companies founded by Trinity professor Luke O’Neill, recently raised €15 million.
# health - Saturday 24 September, 2016
TDs will debate medicinal cannabis use in the near future.
# health - Friday 23 September, 2016
The two men risked their lives to save the life of a man trapped in their burning ambulance.
# health - Thursday 22 September, 2016
Advertising to children will also be targeted as part of the plan.
# health - Monday 19 September, 2016
GE will create 500 jobs while Irish-firm Oneview has announced 100 new positions.
# health - Sunday 18 September, 2016
Jane Whelan from the Migraine Association of Ireland gives advice about how to manage and live with migraine.
Luke Doherty has had cystic fibrosis all his life. Now he has a new set of lungs and wants to share his story.
The group says that it is currently in the process of financial planning for 2017.
# health - Saturday 17 September, 2016
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.
Two mothers talk to us about their fight to get treatment for their sons.
# health - Thursday 15 September, 2016
Meanwhile, Donald Trump is set to release his health records on a chat show.
# health - Wednesday 14 September, 2016
They want to meet with Health Minister Simon Harris as soon as possible.
# health - Monday 12 September, 2016
Inflazome has raised €15 million in funding from Novartis and Fountain Healthcare.
# health - Sunday 11 September, 2016
An ongoing online campaign against in-school vaccinations is not based on scientific evidence, and is contradicted by volumes of it.
Sinead Powell from Diabetes Ireland outlines the risk factors and symptoms of diabetes, and how to manage the condition.
# health - Saturday 10 September, 2016
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.
“The hospice just embraces death … and gives people the finest death possible.”
# health - Thursday 8 September, 2016
The company is also looking to fund a push to get FDA approval for its product.
# health - Wednesday 7 September, 2016
Duchenne muscular dystrophy affects approximately one in 3,500 male births.
# health - Tuesday 6 September, 2016
The health minister said women need “accurate information in relation to their own health”.
# health - Monday 5 September, 2016
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
Drugs manufacturer Mylan jabbed itself in the foot when it bumped up the price of the EpiPen.