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# medical - Monday 13 January, 2020

Randolph's West Ham medical is the longest I've ever known - Boro boss
# No White Smoke Yet
From The42
# No White Smoke Yet

Randolph's West Ham medical is the longest I've ever known - Boro boss

Jan 13th 2020, 4:39 PM 8,700 Views 2 Comments

The Republic of Ireland goalkeeper has been heavily linked with the Premier League club.

# medical - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Whistleblower says Google is collecting personal medical data of 50 million people from health providers
# Project Nightingale
# Project Nightingale

Whistleblower says Google is collecting personal medical data of 50 million people from health providers

Nov 13th 2019, 8:02 AM 43,297 Views 64 Comments

The anonymous Google employee shared the information in a video online.

# medical - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Expert tips for parents who discover that their teenager drinks alcohol
# Opinion
# Opinion

Expert tips for parents who discover that their teenager drinks alcohol

Dec 23rd 2018, 8:30 AM 17,804 Views 17 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Nov 30th 2018, 7:00 AM 7,592 Views 38 Comments

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
# Charity
# Charity

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

Sep 21st 2018, 4:05 PM 15,750 Views 25 Comments

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
# From Russia With Love
From The42
# From Russia With Love

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

Sep 8th 2018, 6:39 PM 7,892 Views 8 Comments

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

# medical - Friday 20 July, 2018

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

James McClean undergoes Stoke medical with Ireland international set for transfer

Jul 20th 2018, 7:41 PM 21,956 Views 30 Comments

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
# Insurance Courts
# Insurance Courts

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

Jul 8th 2018, 4:00 PM 31,088 Views 34 Comments

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

# medical - Saturday 9 June, 2018

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

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

Jun 9th 2018, 7:25 PM 16,124 Views 41 Comments

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
# Medical
# Medical

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

May 24th 2018, 11:52 AM 14,224 Views 27 Comments

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
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

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

Apr 28th 2018, 5:53 PM 19,804 Views 41 Comments

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%
# Concussion
# Concussion

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

Apr 21st 2018, 5:30 PM 12,074 Views 20 Comments

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'
# Mobility
# Mobility

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

Apr 7th 2018, 10:00 PM 30,838 Views 28 Comments

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
# Beast From The East
# Beast From The East

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

Mar 2nd 2018, 12:05 AM 52,041 Views 70 Comments

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?
# Brain Train
# Brain Train

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

Jan 17th 2018, 1:52 PM 67,725 Views 154 Comments

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
# Medically Speaking
# Medically Speaking

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

Jan 16th 2018, 10:14 PM 18,330 Views 159 Comments

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
# Research
# Research

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

Jan 14th 2018, 7:00 AM 8,797 Views 3 Comments

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
# Loughlinstown
# Loughlinstown

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

Oct 4th 2017, 6:01 AM 10,999 Views 52 Comments

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
# Abortion
# Abortion

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

Sep 28th 2017, 6:05 AM 11,740 Views 43 Comments

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
# RSCI
# RSCI

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

Sep 26th 2017, 6:15 AM 22,406 Views 87 Comments

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
# Study
# Study

Many mislabelled moisturisers are causing problems for skin disorder sufferers

Sep 10th 2017, 5:00 PM 20,966 Views 17 Comments

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
# Rare Occurrence
# Rare Occurrence

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

Aug 30th 2017, 12:57 PM 19,083 Views 37 Comments

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
# Drug Use
# Drug Use

HSE looking for company to operate pilot supervised injection centre

Aug 25th 2017, 4:21 PM 10,881 Views 69 Comments

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
# Research
# Research

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

Jul 20th 2017, 6:05 AM 7,730 Views 23 Comments

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'
# Medical History
# Medical History

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

Jul 19th 2017, 6:00 AM 16,421 Views 7 Comments

“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
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

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

Jul 7th 2017, 7:36 PM 38,815 Views 0 Comments

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
# Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport

Flight diverts to Shannon after a passenger dies on board

May 13th 2017, 1:09 PM 33,822 Views 17 Comments

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
# New Trend
# New Trend

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

Apr 23rd 2017, 9:10 AM 32,731 Views 53 Comments

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
# IMO

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

Apr 21st 2017, 6:10 AM 10,904 Views 29 Comments

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
# Superbugs

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

Mar 3rd 2017, 6:15 AM 11,779 Views 41 Comments

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
# Help Not Harm
# Help Not Harm

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

Nov 28th 2016, 1:11 PM 18,764 Views 89 Comments

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
# Kansas
# Kansas

Chelsea Manning hospitalised after reports of attempted suicide

Jul 6th 2016, 9:06 PM 42,652 Views 92 Comments

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
# Prep Work
# Prep Work

These two apps could really help you in a medical emergency

Jun 11th 2016, 11:30 AM 22,400 Views 10 Comments

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

# medical - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

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

The ins and outs of a transfer-window medical

Jan 20th 2016, 1:09 PM 6,916 Views 0 Comments

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
# Tough Environment
# Tough Environment

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

Dec 7th 2015, 3:05 PM 15,523 Views 15 Comments

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
# Emergency
# Emergency

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

Nov 25th 2015, 6:15 AM 20,130 Views 26 Comments

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
# Diabetes
# Diabetes

Google is making a big move to help treat diabetes

Sep 1st 2015, 11:45 AM 9,740 Views 3 Comments

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

# medical - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

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

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

Aug 19th 2015, 12:00 PM 9,705 Views 85 Comments

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
# Slow And Steady
# Slow And Steady

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

May 27th 2015, 9:58 AM 9,686 Views 5 Comments

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...
# Cold Sores
# Cold Sores

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

May 27th 2015, 8:02 AM 13,354 Views 121 Comments

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

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