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

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

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

Jan 31st 2020, 6:05 AM 30,477 Views 8 Comments

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
# Irish Medical Journal
# Irish Medical Journal

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

Jun 17th 2019, 10:55 PM 35,195 Views 25 Comments

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
# Semenly Harmless
# Semenly Harmless

Man receives hospital treatment after injecting himself with his own semen

Jan 16th 2019, 1:51 PM 101,700 Views 86 Comments

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
# Sligo
# Sligo

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

Sep 13th 2018, 4:00 PM 28,117 Views 16 Comments

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
# Irish Medical Journal
# Irish Medical Journal

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

May 10th 2018, 5:42 PM 40,200 Views 74 Comments

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
# Bulling
# Bulling

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

Jan 12th 2018, 10:00 AM 23,751 Views 42 Comments

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

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

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

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

Dec 11th 2017, 4:21 PM 91,506 Views 57 Comments

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
# Stress
# Stress

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

Aug 9th 2017, 8:57 AM 6,528 Views 11 Comments

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
# Irish Medical Journal
# Irish Medical Journal

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

Aug 8th 2017, 5:39 PM 11,601 Views 69 Comments

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
# Selfiegeddon
# Selfiegeddon

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

Jun 12th 2017, 10:58 PM 39,113 Views 29 Comments

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
# Emergency Departments
# Emergency Departments

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

Apr 13th 2016, 7:49 PM 39,590 Views 56 Comments

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 Wasn't Me
# It Wasn't Me

Two Cavan mushroom pickers got really sick because of bird poop

Apr 15th 2015, 7:00 AM 22,075 Views 22 Comments

It all ended up okay, in the end.

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

Could virtual reality help reduce child road deaths?
# Safety
# Safety

Could virtual reality help reduce child road deaths?

Jan 10th 2015, 7:15 AM 4,952 Views 3 Comments

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
# Pollution
# Pollution

Childhood asthma rates linked to black smoke in Galway

Jul 31st 2014, 11:53 AM 6,823 Views 6 Comments

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
# Lighting Up
# Lighting Up

1 in 4 HSE general support workers are smokers

Apr 16th 2014, 11:15 AM 5,961 Views 29 Comments

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
# HIV
# HIV

Study finds 42 children in Ireland diagnosed with HIV

Aug 17th 2013, 8:15 AM 9,666 Views 40 Comments

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
# Suicide
# Suicide

One teen under age of 17 dies by suicide each month

Aug 16th 2012, 9:07 AM 7,189 Views 49 Comments

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.