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# symptoms - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

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First Waterford FC player returns negative result from Covid-19 test

The second player is awaiting the result of his test.

# symptoms - Sunday 31 May, 2020

From The42 Atalanta boss Gasperini had Covid-19 during Champions League game and feared he would die Symptoms

Atalanta boss Gasperini had Covid-19 during Champions League game and feared he would die

The Italian club played Valencia at the Mestella back in March, and the 62-year-old has revealed he had coronavirus at the time.

# symptoms - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Loss of taste and smell to be added to list Covid-19 symptoms in Ireland

The Department of Health confirmed the move this evening.

# symptoms - Thursday 7 May, 2020

Doctors urge people with symptoms of cancer to make contact after 'worrying' drop in referrals

The last thing GPs want is to see patients have a cancer diagnosis delayed, the HSE said today.

# symptoms - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Loss of smell and taste could be strongest symptom of Covid-19, say UK researchers

Symptoms have been tracked on an app.

# symptoms - Monday 23 March, 2020

From The42 Gary Lineker self-isolating after son displays coronavirus symptoms Precaution

Gary Lineker self-isolating after son displays coronavirus symptoms

The former England captain’s son George has shown signs of Covid-19.

# symptoms - Saturday 21 March, 2020

Irish Covid-19 patient: 'It was an eye-opener to how many people we come in contact with'

The man and his partner have both tested positive for the virus, but neither have severe symptoms.

# symptoms - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Opinion: 'My name is Niall, I'm 32, and I have cancer. I never imagined saying those words'

Niall, from Athlone, writes about how he used to think that palliative care was for “the old, the very sick and the dying”, but it’s helping him.

# symptoms - Thursday 5 October, 2017

False widow spiders have invaded Ireland over the past 20 years, but what are the symptoms of a bite?

In 20 years, the false widow spider has invaded Ireland, one NUIG researcher said, with the highest number of them found in Dublin and Cork.

# symptoms - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Scientists find visual symptoms that could help early detection of Parkinson's

Non-motor Parkinson’s symptoms may precede the appearance of motor signs by more than a decade.

# symptoms - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Measles warning after second case confirmed this year

The person in question had been in Dublin and Kerry leading up to and including the May bank holiday weekend.

# symptoms - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Zika virus spreading into Europe as Danish national tests positive

The man is currently being treated in the city of Aarhus.

# symptoms - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

'My GP just picked up the phone and called the surgeon straight away. I'll never forget it'

Today is World Cancer day, and one survivor has been describing how he discovered he had cancer.

# symptoms - Saturday 1 November, 2014

Judge says nurse who refused Ebola quarantine can now leave home

The judge said that Kaci Hickox is not infectious.

# symptoms - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Column: ‘My husband was holding back tears when he told me Callum had meningitis’

On Universal Children’s Day, mother Roisin Hartley tells her story about how she came so close to losing her son to meningitis.

# symptoms - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

One third of people are not taking enough of their prescriptions to cure them

This figure gets worse for people with long-term illnesses as a report found they are often struggling with the cost of their treatment regime.

# symptoms - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Spinal fluid test could give early diagnosis of Parkinson's disease

The first signs of having the disease include body tremors, but this new test could give a diagnosis before symptoms present.

# symptoms - Friday 28 June, 2013

Knowing the symptoms can 'BEAT' ovarian cancer, say pharmacists

The ‘BEAT’ acronym can help women recognise the symptoms of the condition, which affects 300 women each year.

# symptoms - Friday 26 April, 2013

Do you know the signs and symptoms of the 'silent killer'?

A new campaign aims to raise awareness of the ‘silent killer’ ovarian cancer, which can be confused with other less serious conditions.

# symptoms - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Pieta House launches 'Mind Our Men' to reduce male suicide

The campaign aims to empower people in spotting and dealing with the signs and symptoms of suicide.

# symptoms - Monday 13 August, 2012

VIDEO: How the Black Death (and potato blight) came to Ireland Disease This post contains videos

VIDEO: How the Black Death (and potato blight) came to Ireland

Ireland was badly hit by fatal diseases over the centuries. These videos look at the history – and how Ireland coped – with some of these diseases.

# symptoms - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Lack of sleep "top risk of stroke"

Getting under six hours of sleep can increase risk of stroke, a new study suggests. The risk is greatest for employed people of middle to older age who don’t have a history of other stroke symptoms.