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# treatment - Friday 15 November, 2013

Texas LGBT jail inmates now protected under new policy

Transgender individuals can now be housed based on the gender they identify with, under the new policy.

# treatment - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Strokes among younger people are increasing worldwide

A major new study also shows that strokes caused by high blood pressure and unhealthy lifestyles were now to blame for over half of stroke deaths.

# treatment - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Almost 14,000 children waiting on orthodontic treatments

There have been calls from dentists to list the HSE moratorium on recruitment so the list can be reduced.

# treatment - Friday 11 October, 2013

240 teenagers treated for sexually abusing others since 1992

The Dublin based agency, NIAP, says that 5 per cent of adolescents they treat are young girls.

# treatment - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Drug tests make Alzheimer's treatment 'a real possibility'

The drug is still at an experimental stage but lab tests on mice show it blocks disruption of the brain’s defence system, something that boosts neurodegenerative disease.

# treatment - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Baby born after mother's ovaries are 'reawakened'

The new technique can be used on infertile women and those who have gone through early menopause.

# treatment - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Scientists reverse Down syndrome-like learning deficits in mice

Scientists in the US injected a compound into the mice which enabled part of their brains to grow to normal size.

Cases of whooping cough on the increase in developed countries

A symposium is to be held in Dublin that will look at why there were 400 cases of whooping cough in Ireland in 2012, double the number than in 2011.

# treatment - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Warning about 'quick-fix' teeth straightening

The Orthodontic Society of Ireland has said that quick fixes can cost more than money.

# treatment - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Special room for teen cancer patients to open in Crumlin Children’s Hospital

A total of €8 million has been donated to help build a new cardiac unit and to renovate the cancer ward at the hospital.

# treatment - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Column: Secular health policy must replace Catholic health policy

Society pays for its public health services through taxation, and the ethos of any public institution should reflect the secular, multi-denominational ethos of the citizenship it serves, writes Dr Mark Murphy.

# treatment - Monday 22 July, 2013

Minister Lynch: ‘Unwilling’ patients no longer to receive electric shock therapy

Patients who refuse to give their consent will no longer be forced to have the controversial treatment under new laws.

# treatment - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge Kid asks for pizza from hospital window... internet sends dozens Good Deeds

Kid asks for pizza from hospital window... internet sends dozens

Hazel Hammersley was bored while awaiting cancer treatment, so she put up a sign.

# treatment - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Over 49,000 people are waiting for inpatient or day case treatments

Some 5,829 people are still waiting over 8 months despite the government’s target to ensure no one waits this long for treatment.

# treatment - Friday 21 June, 2013

Four men arrested after two males assaulted

The victims were taken away for questioning by police this morning, and witnesses are being sought.

# treatment - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Health insurance company under fire for not offering cancer drug

Senator Professor John Crown said that the decision by GloHealth means private patients are having to be put into public health care.

# treatment - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Longer use of breast cancer drug halves the risk of death

It is expected that this will be recommended from now on and as the drug is cheap and widely available, it could have an immediate impact.

# treatment - Monday 20 May, 2013

From The42 Pilkington withdraws from Ireland squad to undergo treatment on knee Setback

Pilkington withdraws from Ireland squad to undergo treatment on knee

The Norwich winger explained that he pulled out on the advice of his club’s management.

# treatment - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Over 2,700 people sought help from Pieta House last year

Figures show that nearly 1,000 of those who contacted the suicide and self-harm crisis centre were aged between 25 and 44.

# treatment - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Vhi international pays out over €6.6 million in 2012

The insurance company paid out €4.1 million in medical and hospital cases, and €330,000 in maternity claims.

# treatment - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

"Promising" stem cell treatment for diabetic wounds

Foot ulceration will affect up to 25 per cent of people with diabetes and may result in amputation.

# treatment - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Bolshoi dancer admits ordering attack on ballet chief

Pavel Dmitrichenko says, however, that he didn’t specifically ask for hot acid to be thrown in the ballet chief’s face.

# treatment - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Suspect detained in Bolshoi ballet director acid attack

Sergei Filin of the Bolshoi Ballet had sulphuric acid thrown in his face in mid-January and has been receiving treatment that may last for months.

# treatment - Monday 18 February, 2013

Chavez uses Twitter to announce his surprise return to Venezuela

Hugo Chavez has spent more than two months in Cuba for cancer surgery and treatment.

# treatment - Friday 8 February, 2013

Column: ‘I was in work one day and diagnosed with cancer the next’

Being told you have a tumour can be a devastating shock, but there is no need to face the battle alone, says cancer survivor Sheila Hyde.

# treatment - Sunday 13 January, 2013

Chavez not in coma, responding well to treatment, says brother

The brother of Hugo Chavez says reports that the family is discussing ending life support for the Venezuelan leader are totally false.

# treatment - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Doctors say Mandela has recovered - president

Jacob Zuma said that 94-year-old Mandela has recovered from a surgical procedure and lung infection.

# treatment - Monday 31 December, 2012

Venezuela cancels New Year's Eve parties as Chavez takes turn for the worse

The Venezuelan president has developed new complications from an infection after undergoing his latest round of cancer-related surgery.

# treatment - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Doctors battle to save India gang-rape victim

The 23-year-old student was airlifted from India to Singapore overnight in a bid to save her life after a vicious gang-rape on a New Dehli bus left her with severe injuries.

# treatment - Friday 14 December, 2012

Chavez suffered 'complications' but recovering, his aides say

The leader of Venezuela underwent treatment for cancer in Cuba earlier this week.

# treatment - Friday 23 November, 2012

Irish start-up company develops 'groundbreaking' cancer treatment

MitaMed has begun a clinical trial in Cork and Dublin hospitals for its treatment for colorectal cancers.

# treatment - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Widow calls for mental health changes to protect children

Una Butler’s husband took his own life in 2010 after killing their two young daughters.

# treatment - Friday 19 October, 2012

Reduction in waiting lists welcomed by Health Minister

Dr James Reilly, Minister for Health, said that hospitals have achieved success in reaching a target list for inpatient and day case treatments.

# treatment - Monday 15 October, 2012

Malala: Pakistani girl activist sent to Britain for treatment

Malala Yousafzai (14), was attacked on her school bus last week for campaigning for the right to education.

# treatment - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

New research into what causes nausea may help improve cancer treatments

The research, carried out by the University of Guelph in Canada, used rats to better understand what led to the condition.

# treatment - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

One in Four calls for more treatment in the community for sex offenders

Executive director Maeve Lewis said there is a huge need because fewer than 5 per cent of sex offenders end up in prison.

# treatment - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Drug addiction treatment centre facing closure

Coolmine Therapeutic Centre says it urgently needs €100,000 from the State in order to keep its mother and child facilities for drug addicts open.

# treatment - Monday 24 September, 2012

Treatment for rare bone cancer available for the first time in Ireland

However the drug will have to be approved in the HSE’s reimbursement process before it can be made available to medical card patients.

# treatment - Monday 27 August, 2012

Drug trials show promising results for heart failure patients - report

Study published in The Lancet concerns new drug which could help half of all heart failure patients.

# treatment - Monday 20 August, 2012

In pictures: Golden girl Katie Taylor visits Crumlin Children's Hospital Katie Taylor This post contains images

In pictures: Golden girl Katie Taylor visits Crumlin Children's Hospital

The boxing champion spent the day with some of her younger fans…