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# irish-medical-journal - Friday 31 January, 2020

Doctors discover Dublin woman (81) suffering stomach pains had swallowed chicken bone

The woman had no recollection of ingesting the foreign object.

# irish-medical-journal - Monday 17 June, 2019

Mother helps save teenage son's life after sliotar blow stopped his heart beating

The boy was playing hurling when the incident occurred.

# irish-medical-journal - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Man receives hospital treatment after injecting himself with his own semen

The man had been injecting himself with his own semen for quite some time.

# irish-medical-journal - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Anorexia patients hide batteries in sanitary pads to appear heavier while being treated in hospital

Some also engage in “animated conversation” in an effort to burn calories.

# irish-medical-journal - Thursday 10 May, 2018

The percentage of 'perfect' births in first-time mothers is less than 1% - study

The study looked at over 8,000 pregnancies in women who hadn’t given birth before.

# irish-medical-journal - Friday 12 January, 2018

Cows are by far the most dangerous animal for Ireland's most dangerous job

Two-third of injuries caused by animals to farmers were caused by cows.

# irish-medical-journal - Monday 11 December, 2017

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Woman presents to Dublin hospital after slicing through her hand cutting an avocado

The phenomenon of ‘avocado hand’ has reached Ireland.

# irish-medical-journal - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

The number of heart-related deaths rose significantly in Ireland after the 2008 crash

A study found a 17.2% increase in cardiovascular-related deaths following the 2008 economic crash.

# irish-medical-journal - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Most schools with low uptake rate of HPV vaccine are disadvantaged - study

The study examined 577 schools across the country and analysed figures from the 2013/2014 academic year.

# irish-medical-journal - Monday 12 June, 2017

Four people broke their wrist in a week in Galway last year... taking selfies

The four people in question all broke the opposite arm to that which was holding the phone.

# irish-medical-journal - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Study tracking the 20 people who attend the Mater emergency department most finds most are men, all are unemployed

This group of patients often have psychosocial, substance misuse and/or chronic illness issues.

# irish-medical-journal - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Two Cavan mushroom pickers got really sick because of bird poop

It all ended up okay, in the end.

# irish-medical-journal - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Could virtual reality help reduce child road deaths?

16 children under the age of 15 died on our roads in 2014.

# irish-medical-journal - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Childhood asthma rates linked to black smoke in Galway

A study has suggested that a drop in black smoke levels in the mid-nineties improved overall air quality and helped reduce hospital admissions for asthma.

# irish-medical-journal - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

1 in 4 HSE general support workers are smokers

A new report found a huge decrease in the numbers of nurses smoking.

# irish-medical-journal - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Study finds 42 children in Ireland diagnosed with HIV

The research in the Irish Medical Journal found many of the children’s illnesses were diagnosed at an advanced stage.

# irish-medical-journal - Thursday 16 August, 2012

One teen under age of 17 dies by suicide each month

New Irish study raises concern over 15- to 17-year-old age group while British study links recession and unemployment to rise in overall suicide rate.