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#Medical

# medical - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Expert tips for parents who discover that their teenager drinks alcohol

Teenagers will always push the boundaries, here is what you should do if you find out your teen is drinking over the holiday period, writes Dr Gerry McCarney.

# medical - Friday 30 November, 2018

Opinion: Legislating for abortion is very complex and a clear guiding principle is required

The ‘yes’ side contained a wide range of views about when abortion should be permitted – the government can’t please them all, writes Professor Dermot Cox.

# medical - Friday 21 September, 2018

Ireland's first charity-funded community air ambulance lands in Kerry

The service will cost €2 million to run annually.

# medical - Saturday 8 September, 2018

John Terry reportedly set for shock move to Spartak Moscow after undergoing medical

The 37-year-old is said to have undergone a medical with Spartak officials in Rome.

# medical - Friday 20 July, 2018

From The42 James McClean undergoes Stoke medical with Ireland international set for transfer Potters

James McClean undergoes Stoke medical with Ireland international set for transfer

The winger is expected to sign for Championship side Stoke City this weekend after undergoing a medical.

# medical - Sunday 8 July, 2018

Drivers seeking compo through Personal Injuries Board will have to take a medical under new law

When one or both parties refuse taking medicals, it can result in claimants taking their case to the courts.

# medical - Saturday 9 June, 2018

From The42 'Negotiations have not succeeded' - Lyon announce Nabil Fekir's move to Liverpool is off Staying Put

'Negotiations have not succeeded' - Lyon announce Nabil Fekir's move to Liverpool is off

The Lyon playmaker seemed to be heading towards Anfield but the move is off again.

# medical - Thursday 24 May, 2018

BreastCheck director concerned as programme receives 15 solicitor's letters in past two weeks

BreastCheck says it doesn’t want “to be diverting taxpayers funds on litigation services”.

# medical - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Simon Harris says the State will pay for women to have a repeat cervical screening

Earlier the HSE apologised after a helpline for concerned people was down due to a technical glitch.

# medical - Saturday 21 April, 2018

A single concussion may increase the risk of Parkinson's disease by 56%

Researchers also found that those with a traumatic brain injury were diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease an average of two years earlier than those without.

# medical - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Living with Parkinson's in Ireland: 'If I was dependent on the HSE I wouldn't be able to move now'

There are 12,000 people in Ireland living with Parkinson’s disease and numbers are continuing to rise.

# medical - Friday 2 March, 2018

Medical staff sleep in wards and brave dangerous weather to make it to hospitals

The work doesn’t stop in Ireland’s hospitals just because there is a weather warning in place.

# medical - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Could you pass the cognitive fitness test taken by Donald Trump this week?

Trump scored 30 out of 30 on the test.

# medical - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Donald Trump has no cognitive problems - but should eat less fat and exercise more

Trump asked for the cognitive test.

# medical - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Myth debunked: Age isn't a risk factor for complications after surgery among older patients

Instead, frailty, depressive symptoms, cognitive impairment and smoking were associated with postoperative complications.

# medical - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Minister: Hospital followed procedure in case of man who suffered heart attack after being turned away

In August, a Wicklow man suffered a heart attack hours after being refused treatment at a hospital.

# medical - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Almost half of all abortions happening around the world every year are unsafe

Of the 55.7 million abortions that take place worldwide every year, 25.5 million are unsafe.

# medical - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

'A chronic haemorrhage': Just one in five trainee doctors plan to definitely stay in Ireland to work

The RSCI has published a survey about the medical workforce in Ireland.

# medical - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Many mislabelled moisturisers are causing problems for skin disorder sufferers

A new study has found that moisturisers marked ‘fragrance free’ and ‘hypoallergenic’ often were not.

# medical - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

A patient in Ireland has contracted Hepatitis B from a blood transfusion

The Irish Blood Transfusion Board has tested 1.2 million donations for the infection.

# medical - 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.

# medical - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Children exposed to antidepressants during pregnancy only at small risk of autism

Experts say this isn’t a cause for alarm.

# medical - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Double hand transplant success: 'The boy wanted to climb monkey bars and grip a baseball bat'

“The boy wanted to be able to climb monkey bars and grip a baseball.”

# medical - Friday 7 July, 2017

Male nurse who contacted patient on Whatsapp and Facebook found guilty of professional misconduct

The nurse was also found guilty of non-compliance with the nurses’ professional code of conduct.

# medical - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Flight diverts to Shannon after a passenger dies on board

Last Monday, an 88-year-old man also died on a flight that was diverted to Shannon.

# medical - Sunday 23 April, 2017

'The depression was just gone': People are microdosing LSD to try to improve their lives

Microdosing acid is becoming increasingly popular in the US.

# medical - Friday 21 April, 2017

Should drink drivers get an automatic ban? Doctors will be debating that today IMO

Should drink drivers get an automatic ban? Doctors will be debating that today

The Irish Medical Organisation’s AGM is happening in Galway.

# medical - Friday 3 March, 2017

'Epidemics' of TB and pneumonia could hit Ireland due to antibiotic resistance Superbugs This post contains videos

'Epidemics' of TB and pneumonia could hit Ireland due to antibiotic resistance

Misuse and overuse of medication will “almost certainly lead to a health crisis”, it has been warned.

# medical - Monday 28 November, 2016

92% of Irish people believe that cannabis should be legalised when recommended by a doctor

The vast majority of Irish people are in favour of cannabis being legalised for medical purposes upon the recommendation of a doctor.

# medical - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Chelsea Manning hospitalised after reports of attempted suicide

Manning’s lawyer and support team were unable to immediately confirm reports.

# medical - Saturday 11 June, 2016

These two apps could really help you in a medical emergency

Hopefully, you will never need to use them but you never know.

# medical - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

From The42 The ins and outs of a transfer-window medical Say Awwwhhh

The ins and outs of a transfer-window medical

Omnisport’s Dom Farrell gets an inside track on pre-signing protocols.

# medical - Monday 7 December, 2015

Trainee doctors say nurses and doctors bully them as they're shown the ropes

A new report also found trainees who gained their medical qualification outside Ireland rated learning environments significantly more highly.

# medical - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Medical staff rapidly arrived at hospitals spontaneously on night of the Paris attacks

A crisis plan, which was developed 20 years ago, was activated for the first time.

# medical - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Google is making a big move to help treat diabetes

A new partnership sees it developing new technology that will help treat diabetes.

# medical - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

From The42 Chelsea set to hijack Man United's Pedro bid - reports Update

Chelsea set to hijack Man United's Pedro bid - reports

The latest reports suggest the player is in London ahead of a medical.

# medical - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Dublin firm helping doctors cut down on the time they spend filing reports

Slainte Healthcare provides software to help make medical admin processes more efficient, but it wants to focus on other parts of the world first.

A herpes virus is being harnessed to battle skin cancer...

The results of the trial showed the treatment could lengthen survival by years in some patients.

# medical - Thursday 12 February, 2015

The hospital with the worst overcrowding problem is getting a boost of nurses

Changes are set to occur after an appearance by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation before the Labour Relations Commission yesterday.

# medical - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

'My daughter died because she didn't have health insurance'

Bridget Glynn has shared her family’s story in the hope it will help others.

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