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# treatment - Friday 27 July, 2012

TCD study aiming to improve personalisation of ovarian cancer treatment

Study on drug resistant ovarian cancer cells could lead to more personalised treatment of the cancer.

# treatment - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Aine Lawlor to discuss breast cancer treatment on RTÉ tonight

The Morning Ireland presenter made a surprise return to the airwaves yesterday morning, and will chat with Miriam O’Callaghan on her show tonight.

# treatment - Saturday 9 June, 2012

Column: Living wills could help end the taboo of death in Ireland

Living wills would remove doctors’ God-like ability to decide what happens to people who may be approaching the end of their life, writes Liam Twomey

# treatment - Friday 18 May, 2012

Column: Sinéad O'Connor - Ireland's children live in a caste system

The singer has been horrified by a report on the state of a building which houses counselling services for teenagers – and argues that it is indicative of how some children are being ignored by the State.

# treatment - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Photographer looking for 100 faces for charity project OneHundred

Photographer looking for 100 faces for charity project

“I’m looking for characters…I’m not looking for 100 good-looking people.”

# treatment - Sunday 13 May, 2012

Column: My experience in an adult mental health unit

Last year, Ciaran Behan was admitted to a mental health unit. He describes the terror he felt – and what happened over the next two months.

# treatment - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Toddler returns to Ireland after life-saving treatment in Boston

Ellie Madden spent five months in Boston receiving life-saving treatment for an oesophageal condition.

# treatment - Monday 2 April, 2012

HSE "monitoring situation" after six deaths in Donegal nursing home HSE

HSE "monitoring situation" after six deaths in Donegal nursing home

The deaths took place in a private nursing home over the past two weeks. Minister for Health Dr James Reilly TD has discussed the matter with HIQA, who will visit the home tonight.

# treatment - Saturday 17 March, 2012

Calls for controversial MS treatment to be made available in Ireland

MS Ireland has led calls for the drug Gilenya to be made available here after a decision by regulators in the UK. But a European agency has been investigating the manufacturer after reports of the drug’s possible role in the death of 11 people.

# treatment - Monday 27 February, 2012

Pharma company Lilly to create up to 200 new jobs in Cork

The company is to invest €330 million at a new plant in Kinsale.

# treatment - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Almost half of waste water treatment plans failing quality standards

A report from the Environmental Protection Agency says half of the plants in urban sectors are failing national and EU standards.

# treatment - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

Daily Fix: Wednesday

In today’s Fix: household charge campaign; health service ‘reduction’; and the best way to get onto a crowded bus…

# treatment - Sunday 12 February, 2012

From The42 Lomu needs transplant and intensive dialysis following second kidney failure Treatment

Lomu needs transplant and intensive dialysis following second kidney failure

It has been confirmed that the ex-New Zealand great’s first transplanted kidney has failed.

# treatment - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Blood platelet service to be cancelled due to staff shortage

Blood Transfusion Service finding it difficult to retain staff for specialised job with anti-social hours.

# treatment - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

Batches of three cancer drugs recalled by Medicines Board

The Irish Medicines Board said it was a purely precautionary measure.

# treatment - Friday 25 November, 2011

Society calls for more access to asthma drug

The Asthma Society of Ireland (ASI) has called for improved access to Xolair, a drug for severe allergic asthma.

# treatment - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

New Cystic Fibrosis treatment launched

The ‘Podhaler’ is a wireless inhaler that reduces the time needed to receive antibiotic treatment from almost an hour a day to just five or six minutes.

# treatment - Monday 10 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge Spa treatment leaves man with eel in his... urethra Trouser... Eel

Spa treatment leaves man with eel in his... urethra

The Chinese man ended up getting a little more than he bargained for when he went for a spa treatment that used live eels.

# treatment - Sunday 25 September, 2011

From The42 All Blacks great Lomu 'stable' in hospital Treatment

All Blacks great Lomu 'stable' in hospital

Former wing shifted to Auckland hospital with problems related to his kidney transplant, reportedly.

# treatment - Monday 19 September, 2011

Queen's University scientists make prostate cancer breakthrough

Leader of the study, Dr Joe O’Sullivan (pictured) described it as “a huge step forward” in the fight against prostrate cancer.

# treatment - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

Shocking US experiments on Guatemalans revealed

The experiments took place in the 1940s and included people being injected with syphilis and other illnesses, by what were described as “unethical” researchers.

# treatment - Monday 29 August, 2011

Taiwan hospital uses HIV-infected organs in five transplants

A hospital in Taiwan has admitted to transplanting HIV-infected organs from one donor into five different patients.

# treatment - Sunday 28 August, 2011

Campaign launched to save teen cancer sufferer’s life

Sean Lyne is suffering from stage four cancer and has discovered a clinic in the US that could offer him a life-saving treatment.

# treatment - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Column: Homeopathy isn’t just useless – in the wrong hands it’s dangerous

Homeopathy is based on discredited claims, but it makes a lot of money, writes science blogger David Robert Grimes.

# treatment - Saturday 6 August, 2011

Chavez to return to Cuba for chemotherapy

The Venezuelan leader underwent surgery on a tumour in June.

# treatment - Friday 8 July, 2011

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# treatment - Thursday 30 June, 2011

One-third of GPs breaking rules over treatment of relatives

Medical Council’s ethical guidelines discourage doctors from treating their own relatives.

# treatment - Wednesday 1 June, 2011

New agency set up to cope with hospital waiting lists

Some of the National Treatment Purchase Fund’s role will be taken over by the new Special Delivery Unit, which will focus on eliminating patient waiting lists.

# treatment - Thursday 14 April, 2011

From The Daily Edge Catherine Zeta Jones checked into clinic for bipolar II depression treatment Depression

Catherine Zeta Jones checked into clinic for bipolar II depression treatment

The actress has issued a statement confirming she has been treated for ‘Bipolar II’ – but what does this mean?

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