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# doctor - Monday 1 September, 2014

20% of GPs who graduated in 2010 now live abroad
# Emigration
# Emigration

20% of GPs who graduated in 2010 now live abroad

Sep 1st 2014, 8:33 AM 6,979 Views 52 Comments

And current trainees may be following suit…

# doctor - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Canadian Idol contestant found not guilty of terrorism charges
# Acquitted
# Acquitted

Canadian Idol contestant found not guilty of terrorism charges

Aug 19th 2014, 10:20 PM 11,906 Views 22 Comments

The judge found that Khurram Sher, a doctor, had probably had jihadist sympathies, but was not going to join a conspiracy.

# doctor - Thursday 7 August, 2014

'PSA' prostate cancer screening reduces deaths by a fifth
# Men's Health
# Men's Health

'PSA' prostate cancer screening reduces deaths by a fifth

Aug 7th 2014, 8:15 AM 6,904 Views 37 Comments

The authors of the study said it is not the time to introduce population-based screening.

# doctor - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Here's everything we know about the 'secret serum' used to treat an American with Ebola
# ZMapp
# ZMapp

Here's everything we know about the 'secret serum' used to treat an American with Ebola

Aug 5th 2014, 2:45 PM 22,355 Views 23 Comments

An experimental drug called ZMapp reportedly improved the patient’s condition.

# doctor - Monday 4 August, 2014

The mysterious young doctor who captured Ireland in black and white
# Hidden Ireland
# Hidden Ireland

The mysterious young doctor who captured Ireland in black and white

Aug 4th 2014, 7:00 PM 28,490 Views 9 Comments

John J Clarke loved taking photographs of the world around him – and luckily for us, 200 of his photos have been digitised.

# doctor - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Parents say full time consultant needed at Limerick hospital for children with diabetes
# Type 1
# Type 1

Parents say full time consultant needed at Limerick hospital for children with diabetes

Jul 31st 2014, 6:30 AM 3,682 Views 7 Comments

The locum full time consultant post at the University Hospital Limerick is being replaced with a half time position.

# doctor - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Uruguay's Álvaro Pereira plays on after serious knock to the head
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

Uruguay's Álvaro Pereira plays on after serious knock to the head

Jun 19th 2014, 9:52 PM 8,116 Views 15 Comments

There was outcry after the São Paulo FC left back overruled the team doctor.

# doctor - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Uganda tests 'rubber band circumcision' in battle against HIV
# Safe Sex
# Safe Sex

Uganda tests 'rubber band circumcision' in battle against HIV

Jun 18th 2014, 7:45 AM 15,256 Views 31 Comments

The simple device – two plastic rings and an elastic band – cuts off blood supply to the foreskin, which then shrivels and is removed with the band after a week.

# doctor - Monday 21 April, 2014

"An adventure of a lifetime.." This Irish doctor's also on the shortlist to go to Mars
# To Boldly Go
# To Boldly Go

"An adventure of a lifetime.." This Irish doctor's also on the shortlist to go to Mars

Apr 21st 2014, 8:45 AM 15,388 Views 63 Comments

Dr Catherine McGrath joins Trinity scientist Joseph Roche and Cork-based IT engineer Steve Menaa on the list of Irish-based candidates for the ambitious ‘Mars One’ project.

# doctor - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Amazing doctor raps 'cast rules' to little girl with broken leg
# Let's Rap
From The Daily Edge
# Let's Rap

Amazing doctor raps 'cast rules' to little girl with broken leg

Apr 16th 2014, 4:48 PM 2,219 Views 1 Comment

He’s got mad skillz.

# doctor - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Video column: Have you ever been tested for an STI?
# Sex
# Sex

Video column: Have you ever been tested for an STI?

Apr 2nd 2014, 1:00 PM 138 Views 79 Comments

Katie Varvos asks why young Irish people aren’t getting STI tests and she even takes one online.

# doctor - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Interview: The Irishwoman set to be part of the first all-female four to row across the Pacific Ocean
# Challenge
From The42
# Challenge

Interview: The Irishwoman set to be part of the first all-female four to row across the Pacific Ocean

Mar 29th 2014, 10:00 AM 10,790 Views 19 Comments

Aoife Ní Mhaoileoin, a doctor from Dublin, is preparing to undertake an intensive 2,400 mile-journey from California to Hawaii.

# doctor - Thursday 27 February, 2014

German anti-doping doctor resigns over pic of Kevin-Prince Boateng drinking and smoking
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

German anti-doping doctor resigns over pic of Kevin-Prince Boateng drinking and smoking

Feb 27th 2014, 4:14 PM 18,088 Views 12 Comments

The Schalke midfielder was photographed in the dressing room while waiting for a drugs test.

# doctor - Friday 10 January, 2014

How clean are Irish apples? This student put it to the test
# Young Sci 2014
# Young Sci 2014

How clean are Irish apples? This student put it to the test

Jan 10th 2014, 9:00 AM 15,431 Views 19 Comments

A Limerick student looked at organic and non-organic apples for a BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition project.

# doctor - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Reilly emphatically rejects claims HSE knew about CRC top-ups

Reilly emphatically rejects claims HSE knew about CRC top-ups

Dec 5th 2013, 6:25 PM 5,186 Views 27 Comments

A former CRC chairman claimed that “very top people” at the HSE attended a 2009 meeting at which which privately-funded payments for staff were agreed to.

# doctor - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Letterkenny Hospital investigating claims child was hit by doctor
# Donegal
# Donegal

Letterkenny Hospital investigating claims child was hit by doctor

Nov 5th 2013, 11:11 AM 11,767 Views 0 Comments

It’s understood a doctor at the facility has been suspended as the inquiry is carried out.

# doctor - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Meet the world’s most talented 70-year-old goalkeeper
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

Meet the world’s most talented 70-year-old goalkeeper

Oct 27th 2013, 9:22 AM 3,365 Views 2 Comments

In addition to regularly playing for Papiano, Lamberto Boranga is also a poet, doctor and world-record-holding athlete.

# doctor - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Poll: Are you in favour of free GP care for under-5s?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you in favour of free GP care for under-5s?

Oct 19th 2013, 12:36 PM 20,402 Views 180 Comments

It will take away a costly expense for parents – but the high cost has been criticised. What do you think?

# doctor - Sunday 13 October, 2013

Weird Wide Web: Love spells, a gold-plated phone and a really clever chair
# Week In Web
# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Love spells, a gold-plated phone and a really clever chair

Oct 13th 2013, 11:00 AM 9,668 Views 14 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# doctor - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Woman drowns off Achill Island
# Tragic
# Tragic

Woman drowns off Achill Island

Oct 10th 2013, 11:38 PM 18,584 Views 10 Comments

The Coast Guard was at the scene within minutes after a report of a near drowning, but the woman had passed away.

# doctor - Thursday 19 September, 2013

Reilly: Free GP care for under 5s still on track
# Health System
# Health System

Reilly: Free GP care for under 5s still on track

Sep 19th 2013, 12:46 PM 5,073 Views 67 Comments

The Health Minister added that he did not do this job to be popular.

# doctor - Monday 26 August, 2013

"Be prepared" - Doctors get ready to go on strike
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

"Be prepared" - Doctors get ready to go on strike

Aug 26th 2013, 4:49 PM 13,730 Views 105 Comments

Doctors and the HSE met today to talk about contingency plans if doctors do strike from next month – but the doctors aren’t happy.

# doctor - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Microsoft, mortgages and a one-man party: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Microsoft, mortgages and a one-man party: The week in numbers

Aug 24th 2013, 7:30 PM 4,866 Views 7 Comments

Plus: how much was spent on alcohol in Ireland last year?

# doctor - Thursday 22 August, 2013

GP fees in Dublin are the most expensive in the country
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

GP fees in Dublin are the most expensive in the country

Aug 22nd 2013, 5:57 PM 14,510 Views 82 Comments

A new survey reveals the average consultation fee in Dublin is €53.29, while the national average stands at €46.26.

# doctor - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Study: Better for women to be cared for by midwives than doctors when giving birth
# Giving Birth
# Giving Birth

Study: Better for women to be cared for by midwives than doctors when giving birth

Aug 21st 2013, 7:05 AM 16,526 Views 98 Comments

Women who had midwife-led care had fewer epidurals, fewer episiotomies and were less likely to give birth early.

# doctor - Friday 2 August, 2013

One third of Irish people have avoided a GP visit due to money constraints
# GP Visits
# GP Visits

One third of Irish people have avoided a GP visit due to money constraints

Aug 2nd 2013, 6:15 AM 7,858 Views 118 Comments

Worryingly, six per cent of parents in a survey also said they could not afford to bring a sick child to the doctor over the past year.

# doctor - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Clare's Davy Fitz: 'When it involves head injuries, we just have to be so careful'
# Clare
From The42
# Clare

Clare's Davy Fitz: 'When it involves head injuries, we just have to be so careful'

Aug 1st 2013, 8:34 AM 9,360 Views 14 Comments

The Banner manager has called for an independent doctor to make judgements in suspected concussion cases in the GAA.

# doctor - Thursday 18 July, 2013

GPs have this stark warning for their former colleague James Reilly...
# GP
# GP

GPs have this stark warning for their former colleague James Reilly...

Jul 18th 2013, 4:20 PM 9,537 Views 70 Comments

The NAGP say the latest round of cuts will undermine patient care and could result in GP practices closing.

# doctor - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

First person to have two-leg transplant has both limbs amputated again
# Amputation
# Amputation

First person to have two-leg transplant has both limbs amputated again

Jun 11th 2013, 4:03 PM 23,438 Views 53 Comments

Doctors said that the patient contracted an unrelated illness that forced him to stop taking anti-rejection drugs.

# doctor - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Irish people warming up to generic medicines
# Medication
# Medication

Irish people warming up to generic medicines

Jun 6th 2013, 11:06 AM 6,662 Views 26 Comments

The Irish Medicine Board expects lists of interchangeable medicines to be ready within two months of legislation on the drugs commencing.

# doctor - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Successful life-saving surgery on baby's rare, swollen head disorder
# India
# India

Successful life-saving surgery on baby's rare, swollen head disorder

May 16th 2013, 8:53 AM 11,387 Views 11 Comments

Doctors say the surgery was a success although it’s too early to say what the quality of her life will be like.

# doctor - Monday 13 May, 2013

US abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell found guilty of murder
# Kermit Gosnell
# Kermit Gosnell

US abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell found guilty of murder

May 13th 2013, 8:50 PM 13,699 Views 234 Comments

Kermit Gosnell could face the death penalty after he was found guilty of three counts of murder in the deaths of babies born alive at his clinic.

Just one in ten parents seek GP help about child's bedwetting
# Bedwetting
# Bedwetting

Just one in ten parents seek GP help about child's bedwetting

May 13th 2013, 2:15 PM 9,373 Views 42 Comments

New research has also shown that children are missing out on summer activities because they wet the bed.

# doctor - Sunday 7 April, 2013

Updated: Tallaght Hospital patients told to call premium line for blood test appointments
# Blood Tests
# Blood Tests

Updated: Tallaght Hospital patients told to call premium line for blood test appointments

Apr 7th 2013, 9:58 AM 16,974 Views 85 Comments

In a note issued to GP-referred patients, the hospital said calls to the number will be charged at the premium rate of €2.03 per call.

# doctor - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Thinking of cosmetic surgery? Here’s the Medical Council’s advice
# Coosmetic Surgery
# Coosmetic Surgery

Thinking of cosmetic surgery? Here’s the Medical Council’s advice

Apr 2nd 2013, 7:15 AM 11,960 Views 12 Comments

The Medical Council said it has been concerned about private clinics operating unregulated – which is set to change when a draft bill passes.

# doctor - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Brazil doctor accused of murder probed over more deaths
# Murder
# Murder

Brazil doctor accused of murder probed over more deaths

Mar 28th 2013, 6:49 PM 6,719 Views 5 Comments

A team is re-examining the 1,872 deaths that have happened in the last seven years in an intensive care unit run by a doctor charged with murder.

# doctor - Friday 1 March, 2013

Teachers 'afraid they could be fired for being gay'
# LGBT
# LGBT

Teachers 'afraid they could be fired for being gay'

Mar 1st 2013, 4:38 PM 12,172 Views 83 Comments

This is due to the Government’s failure to meet its own deadline for publishing legislation to end discrimination against LGBT staff, Senator Averil Power has said.

# doctor - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Dubs doctor: Kennelly and AFL trying to drag our young children over to Australia
# GAA
From The42
# GAA

Dubs doctor: Kennelly and AFL trying to drag our young children over to Australia

Feb 13th 2013, 4:09 PM 7,666 Views 2 Comments

David Hickey feels the doping scandal in Australian sport may hinder the AFL’s recruitment efforts.

# doctor - Friday 30 November, 2012

Young people mainly visit their GP for mental health issues
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Young people mainly visit their GP for mental health issues

Nov 30th 2012, 12:59 PM 7,453 Views 32 Comments

Depression, anxiety, family conflict, suicidal thoughts and ADHD were the most common issues cited by young people to GPs in the Mid-West.

# doctor - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

General health check-ups may be a waste of time
# Check-ups
# Check-ups

General health check-ups may be a waste of time

Oct 17th 2012, 12:00 PM 7,221 Views 17 Comments

New research shows that health check-ups do not reduce rates of disease or death.