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# treatment - Monday 31 October, 2016

German hospital uses therapy to 'treat' paedophiles before they commit crimes

More than 7,000 people have sought information on the programme which is offered in 11 centres across Germany.

# treatment - Monday 17 October, 2016

Plans for new cancer institute at St James' Hospital

Cancer in Ireland is projected to double by 2040, with increases in all types of the disease.

# treatment - Sunday 9 October, 2016

New cocktail of drugs could significantly improve outcomes for cancer patients

40% of kidney cancer patients saw their tumours significantly reduce, while 10% were left with “no detectable sign of cancer” at all.

# treatment - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Two US gymnasts say they were sexually abused by a US Olympics team doctor

The California lawsuit says that USA Gymnastics negligently suppressed, concealed or failed to disclose knowledge that the doctor had engaged in sexual conduct with team members.

# treatment - Sunday 21 August, 2016

What should I do if I feel a fluttering feeling in my chest? Here's some advice from an expert

Patricia Hall from the Irish Heart Foundation talks about when you should worry about heart palpitations.

# treatment - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Hospital allowed to treat prisoner who is refusing medication

The man, who may have a mental illness, has an infection that could become septic and cause his death.

# treatment - Saturday 6 August, 2016

What do I do if I find something unusual on my skin? Here's some advice from an expert

Roseleen Flaherty from the Irish Cancer Society talks about how to check if you have skin cancer.

# treatment - Monday 1 August, 2016

Older patients sedated to help them adjust to incontinence pads

Dr Shaun O’Keefe has been talking to about the misuse of drugs in the treatment of older patients.

# treatment - Sunday 31 July, 2016

'I lost my partner to it': What it's like to live with Hepatitis C

When Emily Reaper was first diagnosed, there was no such thing as Hepatitis C.

# treatment - Sunday 3 July, 2016

'Psoriasis can have devastating effects on your body image'

Tadgh Dolan talks about the impact psoriasis has had on his life.

# treatment - Thursday 9 June, 2016

People coming out of drug treatment programmes are relapsing because of the lack of housing

The chairman of a drug treatment programme said that the government needed to give more urgency to the housing crisis.

# treatment - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

"Had she not been diagnosed, I don't think I would have caught mine."

The sisters fighting cancer together.

# treatment - Friday 20 May, 2016

Man who had stroke while driving through Port Tunnel saved by new clinical trial

Paul Lambe benefited from a rollout of new Irish research that is tackling cancer, strokes and health crises.

# treatment - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Why do people say this: ‘They’ve been married a while now? What’s keeping her?'

To be told you cannot conceive on your own is devastating, cruel and unfair, writes Jennifer Ryan Moran.

# treatment - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Cancelled Donegal flight leaves cancer patient stranded

Margaret Gallagher was unable to attend a treatment session in Cork last week.

# treatment - Sunday 27 December, 2015

'Cancer doesn't discriminate': Young adults support each other after a diagnosis

“Regardless of your age, gender or creed, when it decides to take hold, life as you know it changes forever.”

# treatment - Saturday 21 November, 2015

The number of people on Beaumont Hospital waiting lists shows why the place is overcrowded

It’s over 10,000, with 2,352 waiting for over a year.

# treatment - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

The stark truth about the 'breast cancer gap' between rich and poor in Ireland

The inability of women to take time off for treatment is part of the problem.

# treatment - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Amazon set to take legal action against more than 1,000 'fake reviewers'

The fake reviews were being offered for sale for as little as $5 (€4.40).

# treatment - Saturday 19 September, 2015

'Sure you’re grand now, your hair has grown back', the PTSD of surviving cancer

Cancer survivors talk about how difficult it can be to re-adjust to life after treatment.

# treatment - 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.

# treatment - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Aer Lingus promises to treat you better when your flight is delayed

The UK’s aviation regulator had alleged the treatment of passengers by Aer Lingus, Jet2 and Wizz Air was in breach of consumer law.

# treatment - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

The government will fund life-prolonging treatment for a terminal cancer patient

The drug is believed to cost between €65,000 and €85,000 per patient.

# treatment - Friday 24 July, 2015

These two affordable drugs can lower breast cancer deaths

Studies found the drugs can help to reduce breast cancer mortality in postmenopausal women.

# treatment - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Terminal cancer patient pleads with government to pay for drug that could prolong her life

A 59-year-old woman says she is begging the government to pay for a cancer drug that could prolong her life.

# treatment - Sunday 21 June, 2015

Almost 10,000 people are in methadone programmes in Ireland - and the number is rising

The drug is used to treat heroin addiction.

# treatment - Monday 15 June, 2015

Man who claims to have cured cancer is causing controversy in Dublin and Galway

Brian Clement has said treatments at his spa, which include a raw food diet, have cured every known disease.

# treatment - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

These counties have the highest numbers of people treated for alcohol abuse

Figures published show a drop in the number of cases of alcohol abuse in Ireland.

# treatment - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Woman's graphic skin cancer treatment photo goes viral

It’s not nice – but it’s necessary to see.

# treatment - Friday 3 April, 2015

The first drug to reduce alcohol consumption hits the shelves here

It is the first product to be granted a licence for alcohol reduction.

# treatment - Monday 23 March, 2015

Ashya King 'free of cancer' after specialist treatment that was refused in the UK

His parents were previously arrested for taking him out of the country.

# treatment - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Muslim teachers will be allowed to wear their headscarves in class

The issue has been a major topic of debate in Germany.

# treatment - Monday 5 January, 2015

UK nurse with Ebola has "stabilised" but is still critical

She is in hospital in London.

# treatment - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Scottish nurse with Ebola agrees to try experimental drug

“The next few days will be crucial.”

Second suspected Scottish Ebola patient has tested negative

Pauline Cafferkey, from Glasgow, is being treated in London.

# treatment - Friday 5 December, 2014

There ARE simple treatments for Ebola that could have saved lives

Experts have argued that better managing of fluids and electrolytes could have prevented a number of deaths.

# treatment - Friday 28 November, 2014

Biggest addiction centre in the south of the country had 14,000 calls about treatment this year

A large number of women are also seeking treatment, a change from 25 years ago.

# treatment - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Fears that families of children with serious illness could face 'rigorous' medical card means test HSE

Fears that families of children with serious illness could face 'rigorous' medical card means test

Our Children’s Health has welcomed yesterday’s announcements on medical card reform, but still has some outstanding concerns.

# treatment - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Baby girl survives Ebola 'against all the odds'

Despite these positive stories, Doctors Without Borders said the outbreak is far from over.

# treatment - Friday 7 November, 2014

Paedophile told by court that castration was not a punishment

European Court of Human Rights says it was part of the protective measures ordered by a Czech court.