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#Medical

# medical - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Minister: Hospital followed procedure in case of man who suffered heart attack after being turned away

In August, a Wicklow man suffered a heart attack hours after being refused treatment at a hospital.

# medical - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Almost half of all abortions happening around the world every year are unsafe

Of the 55.7 million abortions that take place worldwide every year, 25.5 million are unsafe.

# medical - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

'A chronic haemorrhage': Just one in five trainee doctors plan to definitely stay in Ireland to work

The RSCI has published a survey about the medical workforce in Ireland.

# medical - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Many mislabelled moisturisers are causing problems for skin disorder sufferers

A new study has found that moisturisers marked ‘fragrance free’ and ‘hypoallergenic’ often were not.

# medical - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

A patient in Ireland has contracted Hepatitis B from a blood transfusion

The Irish Blood Transfusion Board has tested 1.2 million donations for the infection.

# medical - Friday 25 August, 2017

HSE looking for company to operate pilot supervised injection centre

The facility will look “like any other health or social care premises” said a HSE national addiction lead.

# medical - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Children exposed to antidepressants during pregnancy only at small risk of autism

Experts say this isn’t a cause for alarm.

# medical - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Double hand transplant success: 'The boy wanted to climb monkey bars and grip a baseball bat'

“The boy wanted to be able to climb monkey bars and grip a baseball.”

# medical - Friday 7 July, 2017

Male nurse who contacted patient on Whatsapp and Facebook found guilty of professional misconduct

The nurse was also found guilty of non-compliance with the nurses’ professional code of conduct.

# medical - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Flight diverts to Shannon after a passenger dies on board

Last Monday, an 88-year-old man also died on a flight that was diverted to Shannon.

# medical - Sunday 23 April, 2017

'The depression was just gone': People are microdosing LSD to try to improve their lives

Microdosing acid is becoming increasingly popular in the US.

# medical - Friday 21 April, 2017

Should drink drivers get an automatic ban? Doctors will be debating that today IMO

Should drink drivers get an automatic ban? Doctors will be debating that today

The Irish Medical Organisation’s AGM is happening in Galway.

# medical - Friday 3 March, 2017

'Epidemics' of TB and pneumonia could hit Ireland due to antibiotic resistance Superbugs This post contains videos

'Epidemics' of TB and pneumonia could hit Ireland due to antibiotic resistance

Misuse and overuse of medication will “almost certainly lead to a health crisis”, it has been warned.

# medical - Monday 28 November, 2016

92% of Irish people believe that cannabis should be legalised when recommended by a doctor

The vast majority of Irish people are in favour of cannabis being legalised for medical purposes upon the recommendation of a doctor.

# medical - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Chelsea Manning hospitalised after reports of attempted suicide

Manning’s lawyer and support team were unable to immediately confirm reports.

# medical - Saturday 11 June, 2016

These two apps could really help you in a medical emergency

Hopefully, you will never need to use them but you never know.

# medical - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

From The42 The ins and outs of a transfer-window medical Say Awwwhhh

The ins and outs of a transfer-window medical

Omnisport’s Dom Farrell gets an inside track on pre-signing protocols.

# medical - Monday 7 December, 2015

Trainee doctors say nurses and doctors bully them as they're shown the ropes

A new report also found trainees who gained their medical qualification outside Ireland rated learning environments significantly more highly.

# medical - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Medical staff rapidly arrived at hospitals spontaneously on night of the Paris attacks

A crisis plan, which was developed 20 years ago, was activated for the first time.

# medical - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Google is making a big move to help treat diabetes

A new partnership sees it developing new technology that will help treat diabetes.

# medical - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

From The42 Chelsea set to hijack Man United's Pedro bid - reports Update

Chelsea set to hijack Man United's Pedro bid - reports

The latest reports suggest the player is in London ahead of a medical.

# medical - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Dublin firm helping doctors cut down on the time they spend filing reports

Slainte Healthcare provides software to help make medical admin processes more efficient, but it wants to focus on other parts of the world first.

A herpes virus is being harnessed to battle skin cancer...

The results of the trial showed the treatment could lengthen survival by years in some patients.

# medical - Thursday 12 February, 2015

The hospital with the worst overcrowding problem is getting a boost of nurses

Changes are set to occur after an appearance by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation before the Labour Relations Commission yesterday.

# medical - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

'My daughter died because she didn't have health insurance'

Bridget Glynn has shared her family’s story in the hope it will help others.

# medical - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Unregulated plastic surgery procedures offered to 15 year olds

The Oireachtas Health Committee has been told the industry is largely unregulated here.

# medical - Thursday 27 November, 2014

Opinion: Are new medical card plans unfair for GPs?

Making GPs the new rationers of medical card extension could destroy long-established bonds of trust between them and their patients.

# medical - Friday 14 November, 2014

Seven in ten parents of premature babies want more psychological support

Some 4,500 babies are born prematurely in Ireland each year.

# medical - Monday 13 October, 2014

Google testing service which connects patients with doctors over video chat

The search engine is following in the footsteps of companies like Apple, and Facebook which are also considering entering the healthcare market.

# medical - Monday 29 September, 2014

Porn actor pleads not guilty to killing and dismembering student

Luka Rocco Magnotta had fled to Europe after the killing, and was recognised in a Berlin internet café.

# medical - Monday 15 September, 2014

New treatment could drop recurrence by half for some lung cancer sufferers

A new radiation treatment could lengthen the lives of those suffering from small-cell lung cancer.

# medical - Friday 5 September, 2014

New breakthrough could reduce the number of people suffering from blindness

Research conducted by scientists in NUI Galway could increase the number of successful cornea transplant operations.

# medical - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Science Changes Lives: Pacemaker for a 28-year-old footballer? Yes, it saved me

Sean Prunty was diagnosed with a cardiac condition that put paid to his job as a footballer – but technology has given him a new path in life.

# medical - Thursday 28 August, 2014

People with cancer need dedicated treatment to tackle depression

Major depression is much more common among cancer sufferers – but trial shows a possible way forward.

# medical - Monday 18 August, 2014

‘Pay as you go’ health insurance set to hit the market

The plan will give people the ability to upgrade their hospital care at the time of need.

# medical - Sunday 3 August, 2014

New app delivers medical marijuana to customer's door in 10 minutes

A new service is delivering cannabis to the people of San Francisco in less time than it takes to order a pizza.

# medical - Friday 1 August, 2014

Up to 3,000 doctors set to leave Ireland

The National Association of General Practitioners is hoping that Leo Varadkar will step in to reverse cuts which affect them.

# medical - Sunday 27 July, 2014

What can your nails tell you about your health?

More than you’d probably like to know.

# medical - Saturday 12 July, 2014

BOI chief Richie Boucher tells staff he is being treated for cancer

The Bank of Ireland chief executive expects to be back to work in September.

# medical - Friday 30 May, 2014

Alex White to meet with medical card campaigners this afternoon

The parents want reassurance those who had their cards removed before the announcement yesterday will get them back.

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