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#Diagnosis

# diagnosis - Monday 27 December, 2021

'He wondered if rugby was responsible, blamed himself for letting me play'
# Diagnosis
From The42
# Diagnosis

'He wondered if rugby was responsible, blamed himself for letting me play'

Dec 27th 2021, 9:00 PM 20,528 Views 2 Comments

Read an extract from ‘Too Many Reasons to Live.’

# diagnosis - Thursday 11 November, 2021

Opinion: 'My prostate cancer diagnosis whipped up an emotional whirlpool that spun me around'
# Movember
# Movember

Opinion: 'My prostate cancer diagnosis whipped up an emotional whirlpool that spun me around'

Nov 11th 2021, 2:00 PM 19,755 Views 9 Comments

As part of the Movember campaign, Stephen McIntyre shares his story of diagnosis and treatment for prostate cancer.

# diagnosis - Wednesday 3 November, 2021

One in five people worried they missed out on diagnosis or treatment due to Covid-19 pandemic
# Covid Impact
# Covid Impact

One in five people worried they missed out on diagnosis or treatment due to Covid-19 pandemic

Nov 3rd 2021, 8:59 AM 9,476 Views 8 Comments

More than one-in-ten (11%) adults did not seek treatment despite feeling unwell during this period.

# diagnosis - Wednesday 27 October, 2021

Charlie Bird confirms he has been diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease
# Charlie Bird
# Charlie Bird

Charlie Bird confirms he has been diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease

Oct 27th 2021, 12:01 PM 111,266 Views 34 Comments

Bird spent 38 years at RTÉ and was its chief reporter and Washington correspondent

# diagnosis - Friday 19 June, 2020

Ireland faces lung disease crisis as a result of Covid-19, expert group warns
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Ireland faces lung disease crisis as a result of Covid-19, expert group warns

Jun 19th 2020, 5:39 PM 52,781 Views 26 Comments

The group has called for additional resources for the diagnosis, treatment and care of people with respiratory conditions

# diagnosis - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Conservative US radio host Rush Limbaugh says he has advanced lung cancer
# Diagnosis
# Diagnosis

Conservative US radio host Rush Limbaugh says he has advanced lung cancer

Feb 4th 2020, 11:13 AM 13,645 Views 61 Comments

Limbaugh told listeners he intends to carry on his radio show despite his diagnosis.

# diagnosis - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Ozzy Osbourne says he's been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease
# Diagnosis
# Diagnosis

Ozzy Osbourne says he's been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease

Jan 21st 2020, 4:49 PM 26,223 Views 21 Comments

The singer said it was discovered after he suffered a fall.

# diagnosis - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

'They took that right away from me' - Thomas says journalist told his parents about HIV status
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

'They took that right away from me' - Thomas says journalist told his parents about HIV status

Sep 18th 2019, 5:40 PM 39,387 Views 31 Comments

The former Wales international revealed his diagnosis to the public last weekend.

# diagnosis - Sunday 15 September, 2019

Wales great Gareth Thomas reveals HIV positive diagnosis
# Diagnosis
From The42
# Diagnosis

Wales great Gareth Thomas reveals HIV positive diagnosis

Sep 15th 2019, 10:19 AM 83,860 Views 31 Comments

The former international says he refuses to live in “fear and shame” of having HIV and wants to “break the stigma” over the virus.

# diagnosis - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Irish cancer survival rates jump among wealthy nations - but ovarian cancer remains a concern
# Diagnosis
# Diagnosis

Irish cancer survival rates jump among wealthy nations - but ovarian cancer remains a concern

Sep 12th 2019, 6:10 AM 14,689 Views 2 Comments

The results of a major study of 3.9 million cases of cancer across seven counties were published today.

# diagnosis - Sunday 6 May, 2018

'Mad, loony, mental, psycho or schizo': Behind every mental health diagnosis is a person
# Column
# Column

'Mad, loony, mental, psycho or schizo': Behind every mental health diagnosis is a person

May 6th 2018, 7:30 PM 68,659 Views 13 Comments

It could easily be you who needs someone to start a conversation in the future, writes Nicola Hampson.

# diagnosis - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Around 3,000 cancers diagnosed in hospital emergency departments every year
# Cancer
# Cancer

Around 3,000 cancers diagnosed in hospital emergency departments every year

Mar 29th 2018, 2:59 PM 7,355 Views 2 Comments

Over three in every four cases diagnosed in emergency departments are at an advanced stage.

# diagnosis - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

'I'm devastated': DJ Gareth O'Callaghan reveals he has Parkinson's disease
# Diagnosis
# Diagnosis

'I'm devastated': DJ Gareth O'Callaghan reveals he has Parkinson's disease

Mar 6th 2018, 3:15 PM 91,816 Views 47 Comments

Gareth O’Callaghan currently presents a radio show on 4FM.

# diagnosis - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Patients with 'invisible' chronic pain and fatigue illnesses still fighting for recognition
# Health
# Health

Patients with 'invisible' chronic pain and fatigue illnesses still fighting for recognition

Jan 27th 2018, 8:00 AM 26,113 Views 40 Comments

Campaigners told TDs this week that they need a review of these conditions in Ireland so they are recognised and so that patients can access proper treatment and supports.

# diagnosis - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 7th 2017, 6:30 AM 43,935 Views 20 Comments

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

# diagnosis - Sunday 21 May, 2017

'Once you start talking, it's hard to stop, and suddenly people are avoiding you, their cancer friend'
# Read Me
# Read Me

'Once you start talking, it's hard to stop, and suddenly people are avoiding you, their cancer friend'

May 21st 2017, 7:30 PM 1,057 Views 23 Comments

It’s been three weeks since I was diagnosed with stage one Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, writes Áine O’Connell.

# diagnosis - Sunday 16 October, 2016

"There's a lot of shame around it too, people go 'Ah, that's a fake condition'" - Living with adult ADHD
# Diagnosis
# Diagnosis

"There's a lot of shame around it too, people go 'Ah, that's a fake condition'" - Living with adult ADHD

Oct 16th 2016, 6:45 AM 30,660 Views 59 Comments

Lisa Dalton was recently diagnosed with the condition and has found it tough to get proper support.

# diagnosis - Thursday 19 May, 2016

'Why am I on anti-depressants? Because I suffer from depression'
# Column
# Column

'Why am I on anti-depressants? Because I suffer from depression'

May 19th 2016, 1:23 PM 2,451 Views 144 Comments

‘We’ve come on in leaps and bounds when it comes to conversations around mental health but we are still so ANTI antidepressants, it’s depressing,” writes Rosemary MacCabe.

# diagnosis - Friday 11 March, 2016

"You're told you have bowel cancer and you just kind of go into a daze at that point"
# Daffodil Day
# Daffodil Day

"You're told you have bowel cancer and you just kind of go into a daze at that point"

Mar 11th 2016, 6:02 AM 19,587 Views 22 Comments

Andrew Jones was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2013. He fought hard to beat it.

# diagnosis - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Peter Mathews has been diagnosed with cancer
# Election 2016
# Election 2016

Peter Mathews has been diagnosed with cancer

Feb 4th 2016, 11:20 PM 49,301 Views 63 Comments

The independent TD said he still intends to contest the general election.

# diagnosis - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

'I was devastated at receiving a diagnosis for a condition that has no cure'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I was devastated at receiving a diagnosis for a condition that has no cure'

Nov 24th 2015, 8:00 AM 211 Views 2 Comments

Geraldine O’Neill was diagnosed with post-polio syndrome in 2002. It’s a condition that not many people know about.

# diagnosis - Saturday 5 September, 2015

This 73 year old is 'jumping out of a plane' for his 'magnificent grandson'
# Health
# Health

This 73 year old is 'jumping out of a plane' for his 'magnificent grandson'

Sep 5th 2015, 11:15 AM 10,419 Views 2 Comments

Alfie’s Army are heading for the skies to raise money for their little man.

# diagnosis - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

St James's Hospital to start testing all Emergency Department patients for HIV
# Diagnosis
# Diagnosis

St James's Hospital to start testing all Emergency Department patients for HIV

Jul 28th 2015, 10:10 AM 17,461 Views 19 Comments

It is hoped that as well as detecting new cases, people bring previously diagnosed patients back into care.

# diagnosis - Monday 13 July, 2015

Ivan Basso pulls out of Tour de France after testicular cancer diagnosis
# Diagnosis
From The42
# Diagnosis

Ivan Basso pulls out of Tour de France after testicular cancer diagnosis

Jul 13th 2015, 8:34 PM 5,281 Views 4 Comments

The former Giro champ revealed the news today.

# diagnosis - Sunday 21 June, 2015

'It means everything to me': Temple Street dads on their love for their kids
# Watch
# Watch

'It means everything to me': Temple Street dads on their love for their kids

Jun 21st 2015, 9:15 AM 19,498 Views 14 Comments

They shared their stories with us.

# diagnosis - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

'My vision blurred, like there was rain on the windscreen, but it wasn't raining'
# World MS Day
# World MS Day

'My vision blurred, like there was rain on the windscreen, but it wasn't raining'

May 27th 2015, 6:04 AM 27,307 Views 5 Comments

Lucina Russell was diagnosed with MS in 2011. Here she explains why she is hopeful for her future.

# diagnosis - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford diagnosed with rare and aggressive cancer
# Campaign
# Campaign

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford diagnosed with rare and aggressive cancer

Sep 17th 2014, 11:06 PM 15,660 Views 21 Comments

Ford had been admitted to hospital last week.

# diagnosis - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

76-year-old woman diagnosed with cystic fibrosis is Ireland's oldest ever case
# Late Diagnosis
# Late Diagnosis

76-year-old woman diagnosed with cystic fibrosis is Ireland's oldest ever case

Sep 10th 2014, 7:30 AM 20,541 Views 6 Comments

The woman is the oldest ever first presentation of the condition in Ireland.

# diagnosis - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Man diagnosed with advanced cancer - then finds out his mortgage insurance was mis-sold
# Cancer
# Cancer

Man diagnosed with advanced cancer - then finds out his mortgage insurance was mis-sold

May 18th 2014, 8:00 AM 39,304 Views 48 Comments

The man is waiting to hear if he will get mortgage insurance and fears that he may end up in financial trouble.

# diagnosis - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Parents of kids with 'hidden' disability "fighting" for support since diagnosis
# Ssli
# Ssli

Parents of kids with 'hidden' disability "fighting" for support since diagnosis

Apr 13th 2014, 8:30 PM 26,677 Views 56 Comments

One child was so distressed that he talked about killing himself – now he is in a specialist language unit and more confident, his mother said.

# diagnosis - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Here's how a radioactive injection could be avoided when assessing cancer in children
# Diagnosis
# Diagnosis

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

Feb 19th 2014, 7:15 AM 6,428 Views 3 Comments

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

# diagnosis - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

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

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

Feb 18th 2014, 6:45 AM 7,217 Views 4 Comments

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

# diagnosis - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

There will be 60 per cent more cases of cancer by 2030, UN warns
# World Cancer DAy
# World Cancer DAy

There will be 60 per cent more cases of cancer by 2030, UN warns

Feb 4th 2014, 9:14 AM 4,704 Views 8 Comments

The United Nations report highlights a regional imbalance in the rise, as well as a link to sales drives by tobacco companies.

# diagnosis - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Test made in Longford can help docs spot if you're having a heart attack
# Diagnosis
# Diagnosis

Test made in Longford can help docs spot if you're having a heart attack

Dec 18th 2013, 8:30 PM 11,479 Views 10 Comments

New tool could reduce time to diagnosis of a cardiac event – and is especially helpful in women.

# diagnosis - Thursday 28 November, 2013

New rapid response prostate clinic launches in Cork
# Prostate Cancer
# Prostate Cancer

New rapid response prostate clinic launches in Cork

Nov 28th 2013, 6:45 AM 5,273 Views 2 Comments

Although it will be a private clinic, it will be included in a new prostate cancer research study and will contribute to a national database of treatment outcomes.

# diagnosis - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Vinnie Jones and wife Tanya both being treated for skin cancer
# Cancer
# Cancer

Vinnie Jones and wife Tanya both being treated for skin cancer

Nov 24th 2013, 10:43 AM 31,750 Views 35 Comments

The news comes just days after actor Hugh Jackman announced that he was found to have basal cell carcinoma on his nose.

# diagnosis - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Column: ‘I was a regular teen who has unfortunately dealt a harder life than most’
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: ‘I was a regular teen who has unfortunately dealt a harder life than most’

Nov 23rd 2013, 7:00 PM 6,678 Views 27 Comments

Niamh n Ruarí was diagnosed with a disease that affects one in every 200,000 people, but is determined to re-educate society on the perceptions they have of those who are physically less fortunate.

# diagnosis - Monday 9 September, 2013

Mayo General to review almost 13,000 cancer tests conducted on recalled kits
# Prostate Cancer
# Prostate Cancer

Mayo General to review almost 13,000 cancer tests conducted on recalled kits

Sep 9th 2013, 10:28 AM 4,808 Views 11 Comments

The kits, used as part of the early detection process to find out if patients have prostate cancer, were in use at the hospital between July 2012 and June this year.

# diagnosis - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Column: Mental health is not determined by brain function alone
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Mental health is not determined by brain function alone

Jun 12th 2013, 7:30 PM 102 Views 28 Comments

The latest version of the “psychiatrists’ bible” has been published, containing new additions to the list of mental health disorders. But the influence of such biomedical classification systems in the treatment of mental health is too great, writes Derek Chambers.

# diagnosis - Friday 10 May, 2013

Delays of up to 10 years in diagnosing bipolar disorder
# Health
# Health

Delays of up to 10 years in diagnosing bipolar disorder

May 10th 2013, 6:45 AM 7,144 Views 52 Comments

New evidence suggests that many people diagnosed with depression may actually live with bipolar disorder, a misdiagnosis that can be a major problem.

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