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# tb - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

Tom Brady announces New England Patriots departure
# Farewell
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# Farewell

Tom Brady announces New England Patriots departure

Mar 17th 2020, 1:16 PM 11,007 Views 13 Comments

The Pats legend penned an emotional farewell on social media.

# tb - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Patriots plan to extend Tom Brady deal beyond 2019, says owner Kraft
# TB
From The42
# TB

Patriots plan to extend Tom Brady deal beyond 2019, says owner Kraft

Jan 31st 2019, 7:54 AM 3,716 Views 3 Comments

Robert Kraft expects the 41-year-old to ‘continue for quite a while’ with Sunday’s Super Bowl looming.

# tb - Monday 5 November, 2018

Tom Brady is underrated
# Review
From The42
# Review

Tom Brady is underrated

Nov 5th 2018, 1:45 PM 7,487 Views 11 Comments

It’s easy to forget how good the Patriots player actually is in an era of great quarterback play, writes Steve O’Rourke.

# tb - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

All staff and students screened after two cases of TB confirmed in Cork secondary school
# Infection
# Infection

All staff and students screened after two cases of TB confirmed in Cork secondary school

Apr 18th 2018, 10:20 PM 22,879 Views 29 Comments

The screenings include a skin test and, if needed, blood tests and chest x-rays.

# tb - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Badgers to be vaccinated against TB to stop them giving it to cattle
# Tb Or Not Tb
# Tb Or Not Tb

Badgers to be vaccinated against TB to stop them giving it to cattle

Jan 16th 2018, 8:57 AM 10,777 Views 38 Comments

Michael Creed announced the initiative yesterday.

# tb - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Effect of new medicine in animal studies was "misrepresented" to get funding for human trials
# Animal Testing
# Animal Testing

Effect of new medicine in animal studies was "misrepresented" to get funding for human trials

Jan 11th 2018, 6:30 AM 9,272 Views 16 Comments

A new report in the British Medical Journal has pointed to a “systemic failure” in the use of animal studies.

# tb - Monday 6 November, 2017

The 49ers reportedly baffled Bill Belichick by asking if the Patriots would trade Tom Brady
# TB
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# TB

The 49ers reportedly baffled Bill Belichick by asking if the Patriots would trade Tom Brady

Nov 6th 2017, 6:54 PM 8,268 Views 5 Comments

What about the lad Cantona?

# tb - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Patient diagnosed with tuberculosis in University Hospital Galway
# TB
# TB

Patient diagnosed with tuberculosis in University Hospital Galway

Sep 14th 2017, 6:12 PM 20,287 Views 15 Comments

Everyone who came into contact with the patient has been offered screening for TB.

# tb - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Anger over calls for 50,000 deer to be culled in Wicklow
# Shot Down
# Shot Down

Anger over calls for 50,000 deer to be culled in Wicklow

Apr 2nd 2017, 10:00 PM 33,716 Views 84 Comments

Deer experts say the calls are based on bad science.

# tb - Friday 30 December, 2016

Tuberculosis-fighting vaccine delayed again
# Worldwide Shortage
# Worldwide Shortage

Tuberculosis-fighting vaccine delayed again

Dec 30th 2016, 6:05 AM 6,785 Views 2 Comments

It is now 18 months since supplies ran out worldwide.

# tb - Friday 15 July, 2016

The 'War On Drugs' is driving a global epidemic of HIV, TB and hepatitis
# Decriminalisation
# Decriminalisation

The 'War On Drugs' is driving a global epidemic of HIV, TB and hepatitis

Jul 15th 2016, 6:15 AM 14,378 Views 28 Comments

Major new study says jails hothouse infectious diseases, which are then passed on to the wider community.

# tb - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

BCG scars could become a thing of the past for most people
# Tuberculosis
# Tuberculosis

BCG scars could become a thing of the past for most people

Sep 9th 2015, 1:00 PM 26,636 Views 38 Comments

Only children in high-risk groups could be vaccinated.

# tb - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Children won't get vaccines for TB until June, but Leo says it's not a problem
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Children won't get vaccines for TB until June, but Leo says it's not a problem

May 24th 2015, 7:45 AM 9,850 Views 25 Comments

The BCG vaccine is delayed.

# tb - Friday 13 March, 2015

Travellers are three times more likely to get TB
# Consumption
# Consumption

Travellers are three times more likely to get TB

Mar 13th 2015, 7:50 AM 9,607 Views 83 Comments

And they get it much, much younger.

# tb - Thursday 8 January, 2015

A new antibiotic could finally turn the tide against superbugs and drug-resistant infections
# MRSA
# MRSA

A new antibiotic could finally turn the tide against superbugs and drug-resistant infections

Jan 8th 2015, 12:02 PM 8,245 Views 21 Comments

And it could be just start of the discovery of dozens of new antibiotics.

# tb - Friday 14 November, 2014

Irish scientists have figured out ANOTHER way smoking is bad for you
# Tuberculosis
# Tuberculosis

Irish scientists have figured out ANOTHER way smoking is bad for you

Nov 14th 2014, 6:15 AM 15,047 Views 6 Comments

Researchers from Trinity College Dublin have discovered exactly how smokers are more at risk of TB.

# tb - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

The Government needs 25,000 badger body bags
# Badger Cull
# Badger Cull

The Government needs 25,000 badger body bags

Sep 9th 2014, 1:00 PM 13,429 Views 43 Comments

The Department of Agriculture regularly carries out culls of the animals, as they carry TB.

# tb - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Good news for babies: The BCG vaccine shortage is over
# Booster
# Booster

Good news for babies: The BCG vaccine shortage is over

Aug 26th 2014, 11:33 AM 7,633 Views 54 Comments

The HSE has said in June that it has problems with its supplier.

# tb - Monday 4 August, 2014

Ireland culled up to 39,000 badgers in six years
# Eradication
# Eradication

Ireland culled up to 39,000 badgers in six years

Aug 4th 2014, 8:45 AM 10,342 Views 45 Comments

The Department of Agriculture is trialling a vaccination programme in a number of counties to see how effective it is but most badgers captured are shot.

# tb - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

As TB re-emerges, a link is found to low vitamin D in children
# Deficiency
# Deficiency

As TB re-emerges, a link is found to low vitamin D in children

May 7th 2014, 8:05 AM 8,105 Views 29 Comments

TB is re-emerging disease in Europe, and the study is the first study in children with a matched control group.

# tb - Monday 24 March, 2014

TB hasn't gone away - it's a silent killer
# World Tb Day
# World Tb Day

TB hasn't gone away - it's a silent killer

Mar 24th 2014, 10:37 AM 7,701 Views 23 Comments

The disease affects 9 million people around the world every year.

Column: I can’t bear to look into someone's eyes and tell them they will probably die
# Drug Resistance
# Drug Resistance

Column: I can’t bear to look into someone's eyes and tell them they will probably die

Mar 24th 2014, 8:00 AM 73 Views 9 Comments

My patients see my white coat as a lifejacket. But the truth is that the chance of surviving drug-resistant TB is down to the roll of a dice, writes Dr Jennifer Hughes.

# tb - Friday 28 February, 2014

'Thousands at risk' after Doctors Without Borders expelled from Myanmar
# Burma
# Burma

'Thousands at risk' after Doctors Without Borders expelled from Myanmar

Feb 28th 2014, 5:22 PM 7,309 Views 9 Comments

The government defended its decision, accusing the group of creating tensions and instability.

# tb - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Column: Why is lung disease so prevalent in Ireland?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why is lung disease so prevalent in Ireland?

Nov 7th 2013, 7:30 PM 7,149 Views 61 Comments

Ireland has one of the highest death rates from lung disease in Western Europe – only Belgium, Moldova, Hungary and Kyrgyzstan have higher mortality levels. Dr Edward McKone examines why.

# tb - Saturday 19 October, 2013

On patrol with Britain's badger cull saboteurs
# Badger Culling
# Badger Culling

On patrol with Britain's badger cull saboteurs

Oct 19th 2013, 8:30 AM 6,810 Views 52 Comments

The cull in Gloucestershire is aimed at tackling the spread of TB in cattle but opponents say this will do little to combat the disease.

# tb - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

5,000 badgers to be killed as cull begins
# England
# England

5,000 badgers to be killed as cull begins

Aug 27th 2013, 8:03 AM 9,203 Views 99 Comments

Farmers say the cull will help curb tuberculosis in cattle, but animal rights groups say that the cull will not help eradicate TB in UK.

# tb - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Worldwide fears over drug-resistant tuberculosis
# TB
# TB

Worldwide fears over drug-resistant tuberculosis

Mar 26th 2013, 6:30 AM 6,032 Views 29 Comments

As Ireland notes record-low levels of TB, global experts have warned of an untreatable strain emerging in a number of other countries.

# tb - Friday 12 October, 2012

Rats recruited to hunt for TB in Mozambique
# Trust Me I'm A Rat
# Trust Me I'm A Rat

Rats recruited to hunt for TB in Mozambique

Oct 12th 2012, 5:50 PM 4,868 Views 11 Comments

The trained rodents are going to sniff out the disease, apparently.

# tb - Thursday 30 August, 2012

'Extensively drug-resistant' tuberculosis on the rise worldwide
# TB
# TB

'Extensively drug-resistant' tuberculosis on the rise worldwide

Aug 30th 2012, 6:30 AM 3,375 Views 10 Comments

A large international study has revealed alarming levels of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis across the globe.

# tb - Monday 20 August, 2012

Higher rate of infection among homeless 'put overall population at risk'
# Infectious
# Infectious

Higher rate of infection among homeless 'put overall population at risk'

Aug 20th 2012, 6:50 AM 4,156 Views 1 Comment

New data published in The Lancet shows much higher infection rates of TB, HIV and Hepatitis-C among homeless people.

# tb - Monday 13 August, 2012

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

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

Aug 13th 2012, 7:00 AM 5,998 Views 23 Comments

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.

# tb - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

Tuberculosis case confirmed at Griffith College in Dublin
# Tuberculosis
# Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis case confirmed at Griffith College in Dublin

May 2nd 2012, 5:29 PM 6,965 Views 14 Comments

One case of TB has been confirmed at the Dublin 8 campus.

# tb - Saturday 24 March, 2012

'Shocking' data confirms growing number of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis cases
# World Tb Day
# World Tb Day

'Shocking' data confirms growing number of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis cases

Mar 24th 2012, 8:45 AM 2,280 Views 4 Comments

On World Tuberculosis Day, health professionals have expressed their alarm over new research that exposes the levels of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis.

# tb - Thursday 24 November, 2011

Major Aids treatment fund suspends further grants over financial issues
# Global Fund
# Global Fund

Major Aids treatment fund suspends further grants over financial issues

Nov 24th 2011, 9:36 PM 1,519 Views 3 Comments

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria said today that global financial woes mean it can’t pledge any more funding until 2014.

# tb - Saturday 22 October, 2011

Cloverhill inmates, staff being screened for tuberculosis
# Cloverhill Prison
# Cloverhill Prison

Cloverhill inmates, staff being screened for tuberculosis

Oct 22nd 2011, 4:05 PM 910 Views 7 Comments

Staff and inmates at the prison in Clondalkin are being tested after a number of prison officers tested positive for TB.

# tb - Friday 21 October, 2011

Patient at Louth hospital diagnosed with TB
# Health
# Health

Patient at Louth hospital diagnosed with TB

Oct 21st 2011, 3:39 PM 819 Views 11 Comments

The HSE has told a local radio station that the patient suffering from TB spent five days on a trolley in the emergency department.

# tb - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Smoking could lead to 40 million TB deaths by 2050
# Smoking
# Smoking

Smoking could lead to 40 million TB deaths by 2050

Oct 5th 2011, 10:42 AM 338 Views 6 Comments

Researchers warning about a significant increase in smoking-linked TB deaths worldwide have insisted that “tobacco control is tuberculosis control”.

# tb - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

# tb - Saturday 16 October, 2010

HSE screens 336 people after TB outbreak in Cork school
# TB
# TB

HSE screens 336 people after TB outbreak in Cork school

Oct 16th 2010, 2:04 PM 288 Views 0 Comments

HSE investigating the TB outbreak which infected 48 pupils and staff in Ballintemple.

# tb - Monday 23 August, 2010

TB screening begins in Cork
# Tuberculosis
# Tuberculosis

TB screening begins in Cork

Aug 23rd 2010, 1:29 PM 651 Views 0 Comments

Over 220 children and adults are being screened for TB following an outbreak.