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# treatment - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

A UN employee has died from Ebola in Germany

The patient died during the night.

# treatment - Friday 10 October, 2014

322 sought post-abortion counselling info from Cura in 2013

The figures are contained in Cura’s annual report for 2013.

# treatment - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Routine mental health screening in schools could help 1 in 10 children with issues

10-20% of children and young people would benefit from some sort of mental health intervention.

# treatment - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Morrissey reveals four bouts of cancer treatment New Interview

Morrissey reveals four bouts of cancer treatment

“If I die, I die”.

Prisoner death report finds he had left drug treatment programme but Prison Service didn't know

The prisoner was granted temporary release on the condition that he reside at Coolmine Treatment Centre.

# treatment - Monday 6 October, 2014

More young people and women are being treated for alcohol addictions

Addiction treatment service, Aiséirí, is calling on the government not to cut excise duty on alcohol in the upcoming Budget.

# treatment - Friday 3 October, 2014

A second child "cured" of HIV has relapsed

The baby was born with the virus, but was given anti-retro viral treatment early.

# treatment - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Two people a week die of mouth cancer - get a free examination today

It’s Mouth Cancer Awareness day and more than 500 dental surgeries will check your gob for free today. It only takes five minutes.

# treatment - Monday 15 September, 2014

New treatment could drop recurrence by half for some lung cancer sufferers

A new radiation treatment could lengthen the lives of those suffering from small-cell lung cancer.

# treatment - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Irish scientists have figured out a way to diagnose bowel cancer earlier

A method that could allow treatment for patients to be personalised has also been discovered.

# treatment - Monday 8 September, 2014

Irish public warned to beware of rogue Botox practitioners

The warning comes after a woman was fined €6,000 for performing Botox treatments on customers at her salon.

# treatment - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Ashya King to be flown to Prague for cancer treatment by Monday

Ashya’s parents want him to undergo an alternative treatment called ‘proton beam therapy’ in the Czech capital.

# treatment - Monday 1 September, 2014

Police defend their handling of the Ashya King case as questions mount

A judge in Spain has detained the 5-year-old’s parents for a further 72 hours.

# treatment - Friday 22 August, 2014

Pre-treating schoolchildren could cause head lice to mutate, parents warned

Schools generally experience a spike in head lice cases at the start of a new term, as children congregate after months apart…

# treatment - Monday 18 August, 2014

Poll: Would you be willing to pay a 'treatment tax' on alcohol? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you be willing to pay a 'treatment tax' on alcohol?

There are calls in the UK to add a penny to price of each of unit of alcohol.

# treatment - Monday 11 August, 2014

New MS drug now available in Republic

The drug has been made available through one HSE scheme.

# treatment - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

"Every minute counts." - Study shows why treating strokes immediately is vital

Outcomes are positive in 76% more cases if strokes are treated within three hours.

# treatment - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Here's everything we know about the 'secret serum' used to treat an American with Ebola

An experimental drug called ZMapp reportedly improved the patient’s condition.

# treatment - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Suffer from lower back pain? Paracetamol might not be effective in relieving symptoms

A study has found the drug to be no more effective than a placebo in treating the condition.

# treatment - Saturday 12 July, 2014

BOI chief Richie Boucher tells staff he is being treated for cancer

The Bank of Ireland chief executive expects to be back to work in September.

# treatment - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Opinion: I had a great life, friends, business - and I was paralysed by depression

“Panic attacks can be a sign of depression and mental health issues and I couldn’t believe it was happening to me” – Niall Harbison on fighting two battles; illness and stigma.

# treatment - Monday 16 June, 2014

New drug is "a complete paradigm shift" in cancer treatment

Nine Irish people have been treated with Ibrutinib thus far.

David Norris undergoes successful liver transplant, but is still "a bit feeble"

The independent senator was out and about today at Bloomsday celebrations.

# treatment - Sunday 18 May, 2014

It turns out urine is not actually sterile

If you’re a woman, that is.

# treatment - Thursday 15 May, 2014

HSE pays €3m to send psychiatric patients abroad for treatment

Senator Rónán Mullen received information that 12 children and eight adults are currently getting psychiatric treatment outside of Ireland.

# treatment - Friday 25 April, 2014

Aspirin halves your colon cancer risk ... if you have a certain gene DNA

Aspirin halves your colon cancer risk ... if you have a certain gene

Scientists are hoping to develop a test that would make it easy to identify who is and is not likely to get positive effects from taking aspirin.

# treatment - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Irish breast cancer research team reveal 'exciting' new research

Breast Predict was founded six months ago, and has already revealed some exciting findings.

# treatment - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Experimental zapping treatment allows paralysed men to move their legs again

Experts say while it’s a promising development, allowing the paralysed to stand and move their legs, the experimental treatment isn’t a cure.

# treatment - Sunday 6 April, 2014

"It's agony": Pádraig is in a coma - his family say Ireland's healthcare system has failed him

Pádraig Schaler is in a coma in a German hospital, as his family say he was not getting the care he needed in Ireland.

# treatment - Friday 4 April, 2014

Physiotherapy sessions might not treat whiplash any better than exercise at home

New research found little difference in the patients recovery depending on these two treatments.

# treatment - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Risk of heart problems from antidiabetes drugs is being overlooked, experts warn

They say the risk should monitored closely during clinical trials of glucose-lowering medication.

# treatment - Friday 28 February, 2014

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

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

# treatment - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Expandable sponges could help seal a gunshot wound in 15 seconds

The Xstat Dressing uses small, expandable sponges to help dress deep wounds and stop bleeding.

Cancer survivor: The chemo makes you sicker than the disease but it’s a lifesaver

While the well known side-effects like hair loss and exhaustion are the biggest fears for patients, some others like a loss of libido are often not addressed and can be just as traumatic.

# treatment - Monday 30 December, 2013

HSE spent €7.5m providing injectable treatment for MS patients in 2013

In the first ten months of this year, the HSE paid for 814 patients to receive the treatment.

# treatment - Monday 9 December, 2013

Chemotherapy rooms for patients at new Mater Hospital building 'overcrowded'

The hospital said this is a temporary set-up until a purpose built day unit is completed next year.

# treatment - Thursday 5 December, 2013

"Marked increase in cancer care" at St James's Hospital over past 10 years

St James’s Hospital published its first ten year cancer treatment audit, which looks from 2002 to 2012.

# treatment - Sunday 24 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Vinnie Jones and wife Tanya both being treated for skin cancer Cancer

Vinnie Jones and wife Tanya both being treated for skin cancer

The news comes just days after actor Hugh Jackman announced that he was found to have basal cell carcinoma on his nose.

# treatment - Friday 22 November, 2013

Here's how many people were treated for alcohol dependence in Irish hospitals

New figures have also revealed a big drop in the number of people being treated for alcohol-related liver disease in recent years following a massive increase in the boom years.

# treatment - Friday 15 November, 2013

Twin with breast cancer donates skin and fat tissue to sister who also has cancer

Twin sisters Kelly McCarthy and Kristen Maurer were both diagnosed with breast cancer only months apart.