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#Medical

# medical - Yesterday’s News

'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

From Business ETC Google is making a big move to help treat diabetes Diabetes

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

From Business ETC Dublin firm helping doctors cut down on the time they spend filing reports Slow And Steady

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

From Business ETC Google testing service which connects patients with doctors over video chat Connected

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

From Business ETC New app delivers medical marijuana to customer’s door in 10 minutes Weed

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.

# medical - Sunday 18 May, 2014

From Business ETC New primary care clinic promises ‘over 100 jobs’ Jobswatch

New primary care clinic promises ‘over 100 jobs’

A scanning clinic will open in the centre in June, with five jobs immediately – it says over 100 people will be employed when the centre is fully operational.

# medical - Monday 12 May, 2014

From Business ETC Mind-controlled prosthetic arm approved by US medical authorities Robotics

Mind-controlled prosthetic arm approved by US medical authorities

The prosthetic arm allows users to perform basic tasks such as using keys and locks, feeding oneself, using zippers and preparing food.

# medical - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Column: After six hours in the waiting room, my little sister’s pain reached crisis point

We need innovative solutions to the increasingly dangerous and frustrating problem of overburdened emergency departments, writes Lauren Joslin.

# medical - Sunday 30 March, 2014

“People are being left to rot”: Rare disease sufferers feel let down by health service

The daughter has been advised to get treatment abroad for her condition – but it might cost the family thousands of euro.

# medical - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Here’s how a radioactive injection could be avoided when assessing cancer in children

Initial trials of the MRI scanning technique has shown similar results to PET/CT, without using a radioactive injection.

Quarter of miscarriages “could be prevented” by lifestyle changes

A study of pregnancies in Denmark found that alcohol consumption was a factor in 1 in 10 miscarriages.

# medical - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

New way to avoid risky biopsies in diagnosis of deadly lung disease

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis kills as many people as breast cancer does every year in the United States.

# medical - Saturday 25 January, 2014

From The42 Snapshot: Juan Mata arrives in Manchester in style Pastures New

Snapshot: Juan Mata arrives in Manchester in style

The player is expected to complete the move today after undergoing a medical.

# medical - Friday 24 January, 2014

From The42 Manchester United agree club record £37m deal for Mata Ready To Go

Manchester United agree club record £37m deal for Mata

The Red Devils have announced the news on their official Twitter page.

# medical - Thursday 2 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge A man with two penises has done an Ask Me Anything on Reddit Double Trouble

A man with two penises has done an Ask Me Anything on Reddit

Oh, please, don’t pretend like you don’t have a few questions you’d like to ask him yourself.

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