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#injection

# injection - Sunday 18 February, 2018

'We've had up to five doses given before someone comes around': How an anti-overdose drug is saving lives

Naloxone was rolled out across Depaul services in 2016.

# injection - 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.

# injection - Friday 26 May, 2017

US prisoner Tommy Arthur executed in Alabama after three decade legal battle

Arthur, who became known as the Houdini of death row, managed to evade his final sentence seven times.

# injection - Saturday 29 April, 2017

World-first trial shows single injection could help patients recover after heart attacks

The breakthrough could lead to improved quality of life and life expectancy for patients.

# injection - Saturday 10 December, 2016

'I am not anti-vaccine, but 14-year girls don't lie en masse': Senator pushes for debate on HPV vaccine HPV

'I am not anti-vaccine, but 14-year girls don't lie en masse': Senator pushes for debate on HPV vaccine

Gerard Craughwell said he would like medical experts as well as parents concerned about their daughters to attend.

# injection - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

'People die in toilets, people die in urine-soaked stairwells'

An Oireachtas Health Committee is hearing submissions in relation to medically supervised injecting centres.

# injection - Friday 15 July, 2016

The 'War On Drugs' is driving a global epidemic of HIV, TB and hepatitis

Major new study says jails hothouse infectious diseases, which are then passed on to the wider community.

# injection - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

HSE developing "care pathway" for girls experiencing symptoms after HPV vaccine

The vaccine, Gardasil, has been criticised by some parent groups.

# injection - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

New HIV cases in injecting drug users had a big rise in 2015

A new campaign is being launched this morning which aims to highlight the issue for Irish AIDS Day.

# injection - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

From The42 Muliaina, Aki and McCartney to provide Connacht with 'a real injection' Boost

Muliaina, Aki and McCartney to provide Connacht with 'a real injection'

Two of the Kiwi trio are still involved in New Zealand’s ITM Cup.

# injection - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Poll: Should supervised injecting centres be introduced in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should supervised injecting centres be introduced in Ireland?

The call has been made by people involved in providing services for drug users.

# injection - Thursday 19 June, 2014

HSE confirms shortage in BCG vaccines due to supplier problem BCG

HSE confirms shortage in BCG vaccines due to supplier problem

It is anticipated that the vaccine will be available in mid to late July but it will continue to be offered to newborns and those at greatest risk.

# injection - Monday 30 December, 2013

HSE spent €7.5m providing injectable treatment for MS patients in 2013

In the first ten months of this year, the HSE paid for 814 patients to receive the treatment.

# injection - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Scientists reverse Down syndrome-like learning deficits in mice

Scientists in the US injected a compound into the mice which enabled part of their brains to grow to normal size.

# injection - Monday 28 January, 2013

Israel issues rules on contraceptives for immigrants

Allegations surfaced last month that Ethiopian women were coerced into taking contraceptive jabs.

# injection - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Video: This paralysed sausage dog 'nose' how to walk again Walking Again This post contains videos

Video: This paralysed sausage dog 'nose' how to walk again

Jasper couldn’t use his back legs but after an injection of cells taken from his nose he showed considerable improvement.

# injection - Friday 17 February, 2012

Irish doctor who invented the modern injection remembered Forgotten Hero This post contains images

Irish doctor who invented the modern injection remembered

Plus, some other things that you may not have known were invented by Irish people (spoiler: one is chocolate milk!)

# injection - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

Older people encouraged to receive pneumo flu jab

Comedian Brendan Grace is one of the advocates for the vaccine after discovering that as he has diabetes he is at risk for pneumo flu.