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#Health

# health - Yesterday’s News

As it happened: TDs and Senators vote in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment The Eighth This post contains videos

As it happened: TDs and Senators vote in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment

A referendum on the issue will be held next year.

# health - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Carers will be able to visit a GP for free from next year

Carers will be able to visit a GP for free from next year

Additional funding was announced which will allow all carer’s in receipt of Carer’s Allowance to qualify for a GP Visit Card.

# health - Monday 11 December, 2017

French skincare brand Yves Rocher will shutter its Cork plant next year

Some 60 people are set to lose their jobs.

From Business ETC French skincare brand Yves Rocher will shutter its Cork plant next year Manufacturing

French skincare brand Yves Rocher will shutter its Cork plant next year

Some 60 people are set to lose their jobs.

Warning issued about window blinds to help prevent tragic accidents Safety This post contains videos

Warning issued about window blinds to help prevent tragic accidents

Two children end up in US emergency departments every day due to accidents with window blinds.

# health - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Most people want Ireland's abortion law changed, according to new poll

A referendum is set to be held on the issue next year.

# health - Friday 8 December, 2017

From Business ETC US colossus Medtronic has bought a small Galway medical device maker for $45m Health

US colossus Medtronic has bought a small Galway medical device maker for $45m

Crospon develops devices for treating gastrointestinal problems.

# health - Thursday 7 December, 2017

'It wasn't easy coming home to set up a company - even finding a place to live was impossible'

After time in Denmark, Julie O’Donnell returned to Ireland to set up a digital agency for the health sector.

# health - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

As it happened: Eighth Amendment Committee to recommend straight repeal

Here’s what happened at the committee’s meeting today.

# health - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Vaginal mesh campaigner dies in Canada after being hospitalised for sepsis

Mother-of-two Chrissy Brajcic had an operation to treat her urinary incontinence four years ago.

# health - Sunday 3 December, 2017

'My choice was to knuckle down and do something for myself - or emigrate'

As part of our How My Business Works series we profile Dublin-based Docklands Dental.

# health - Saturday 2 December, 2017

Baldness and premature greying linked to increased risk of early heart disease in men

New research has found that hair loss and greying are associated with a more than fivefold risk of heart disease in men under 40.

# health - Friday 1 December, 2017

From Business ETC 'It wasn't easy coming home to set up a company - even finding a place to live was impossible' Insights

'It wasn't easy coming home to set up a company - even finding a place to live was impossible'

After time in Denmark, Julie O’Donnell returned to Ireland to set up a digital agency for the health sector.

'When HIV hit Ireland it had the same devastation it did in San Francisco' 30 Years On This post contains videos

'When HIV hit Ireland it had the same devastation it did in San Francisco'

Much has changed in the 30 years since HIV Ireland was established, but some of the same problems - like stigma – remain.

# health - Thursday 30 November, 2017

As it happened: 'Only seven maternity hospitals offer all women access to anomaly scans' Eighth Amendment This post contains videos

As it happened: 'Only seven maternity hospitals offer all women access to anomaly scans'

The Eighth Amendment Committee today discussed access to scans, counselling and other services.

'My choice was to knuckle down and do something for myself - or emigrate'

As part of our How My Business Works series we profile Dublin-based Docklands Dental.

# health - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

From Business ETC 'My choice was to knuckle down and do something for myself - or emigrate' Health

'My choice was to knuckle down and do something for myself - or emigrate'

As part of our How My Business Works series we profile Dublin-based Docklands Dental.

# health - Monday 27 November, 2017

Doctors say more babies are getting potentially fatal whooping cough

The condition can have fatal consequences for babies up to three months of age.

# health - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Flu vaccine can protect children who receive it, as well as younger siblings - research

The HSE is urging all those at risk to get vaccinated.

# health - Friday 24 November, 2017

From Business ETC The well-known Blackrock Clinic racked up a huge profit last year Health

The well-known Blackrock Clinic racked up a huge profit last year

The hospital is part-owned by Irish beef baron Larry Goodman.

From Business ETC Setanta Sports' founders have joined a major investment in a Wicklow 'water tech' firm Startups

Setanta Sports' founders have joined a major investment in a Wicklow 'water tech' firm

H2Ozone has raised €3 million to help it chase international sales.

Shorter manslaughter sentences given to men if the women they killed were their partners

Women’s Aid is calling for tougher punishments for abusers.

# health - Thursday 23 November, 2017

As it happened: 'A woman is responsible for her own choice, ultimately she has to make the decision' Eighth Amendment This post contains videos

As it happened: 'A woman is responsible for her own choice, ultimately she has to make the decision'

The Eighth Amendment Committee today focused on obstetric medicine in the Netherlands.

It's official: Coffee is good for you (but not too much, now)

Three or four cups a day leads to the greatest benefit, according to the study.

# health - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

As it happened: '70% of Irish women who have abortions in the UK are in relationships and nearly half are already mothers' Eighth Amendment This post contains videos

As it happened: '70% of Irish women who have abortions in the UK are in relationships and nearly half are already mothers'

Representatives from the British Pregnancy Advisory Service and support group One Day More addressed the Eighth Amendment Committee today.

# health - Sunday 19 November, 2017

'Motivating alternative': Virtual reality therapy just as effective as regular therapy after stroke

That’s according to new research published in the Neurology journal.

A Mayo medical supplies firm has to pay €25,000 to a worker who 'went from hero to zero'

The ex-employee told the Labour Court she was effectively demoted from her role as a retail supervisor.

# health - Thursday 16 November, 2017

A Mayo medical supplies firm has to pay €25,000 to a worker who 'went from hero to zero'

The ex-employee told the Labour Court she was effectively demoted from her role as a retail supervisor.

From Business ETC A Mayo medical supplies firm has to pay €25,000 to a worker who 'went from hero to zero' Work

A Mayo medical supplies firm has to pay €25,000 to a worker who 'went from hero to zero'

The ex-employee told the Labour Court she was effectively demoted from her role as a retail supervisor.

# health - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

As it happened: 'Women from all walks of life and from every county in Ireland travel for abortion' Eighth Amendment This post contains videos

As it happened: 'Women from all walks of life and from every county in Ireland travel for abortion'

Representatives from the Irish Family Planning Association and the HSE appeared before the Eighth Amendment Committee today.

# health - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

'We know the damage diabetes can do to our bodies, but not to our minds'

One third of people were unaware of the link between the condition and dementia.

# health - Monday 13 November, 2017

Irish Coast Guard and Air Corps no longer able to transport patients to UK at night

‘Priority 1′ transfers involve transporting patients by air to another country for emergency medical treatment.

Harris says he's not in the job to be popular - but what did former health ministers make of it?

As 45% of people say they don’t have confidence in Harris as health minister, we ask former office holders to reflect on their time in the job.

# health - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

As it happened: 'In an ideal world abortion would never be needed, but we can't wish it away' Eighth Amendment This post contains videos

As it happened: 'In an ideal world abortion would never be needed, but we can't wish it away'

Today’s hearing focused on mental health, and medical and international law.

From Business ETC An Ireland-based company is being probed over how it pushes anti-addiction drugs Health

An Ireland-based company is being probed over how it pushes anti-addiction drugs

There have been claims that Alkermes has been artificially boosting sales of its treatment.

# health - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

'We are facing into a cancer epidemic': More people are surviving, but diagnoses continue to rise Ageing Population This post contains videos

'We are facing into a cancer epidemic': More people are surviving, but diagnoses continue to rise

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in both women and men.

Being overweight or obese is 'major health problem', particularly among children from low-income families

A study has also found that boys are more likely than girls to find school difficult.

# health - Saturday 4 November, 2017

'I idolised him': Aisling Bea writes powerful article about her father's suicide

“I had been told how he adored me, how I was funny, just like him.”

# health - Thursday 2 November, 2017

After raising €2m from investors, the firm behind this gadget is calling in the liquidator

Dublin-based Galvanic failed to hit its most recent crowdfunding target.

Dublin City has the highest percentage of unhealthy people in Ireland

Just 82.8% of people in Dublin City said their health was good.

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