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Labour Relations Commission head to chair maternity hospital row talks

Irish Examiner - ‎6 hours ago‎
Labour Relations Commission chairman Kieran Mulvey is to be drafted in to mediate a dispute between St Vincent's Hospital and The National Maternity Hospital.
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€1.50 test kit can check if your drink has been spiked

Irish Examiner - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The head of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre is backing the use of a novel product that will be available in pubs soon. The €1.50 product, Test Your Drink, is a small kit that contains six sheets of test spots that you can dip into your drink to test for ...

Funding secured for new Primary Care Centre in Tuam

Connacht Tribune Group - ‎22 hours ago‎
Galway Bay fm newsroom - A long-awaited Primary Care Centre in Tuam has been given the green light for construction by the HSE - with works set to begin next week.
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Cameron pushes for action on 'superbugs'

Financial Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
David Cameron will on Friday urge world leaders to set up a global fund worth $1.6bn a year to reward pharmaceutical companies that develop drugs to fight “superbugs”.
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Children more likely to beat cancer than teens and young adults

Irish Independent - ‎4 hours ago‎
'Children have a better chance of surviving eight common types of cancer than adolescents and young adults'. Stock photo: Getty.
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How the 'all-day' suncreams can lose 74% of their power to protect

Daily Mail - ‎6 hours ago‎
Study found one-a-day suncreams don't offer protection stated on bottles; Tests suggest this is putting holidaymakers at risk of burning and worse; Following tests consumer watchdog Which?
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UN report highlights growing death toll of 'deliberate' attacks on hospitals

Irish Independent - ‎4 hours ago‎
Nearly 1,000 people have been killed in attacks on health centres worldwide over the past two years, almost 40pc of them in Syria, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.
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Scientists hail breast cancer breakthrough

Irish Independent - ‎4 hours ago‎
Researchers at Duke University have successfully blocked breast cancer cells from entering and hiding in the 1 Researchers at Duke University have successfully blocked breast cancer cells from entering and hiding in the bones of mice, where they can ...
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Calls for a 'major overhaul' of dietary guidelines

Bradford Telegraph and Argus - ‎25 minutes ago‎
The former head of the University of Bradford's Food Policy and Research Unit, who runs a food training and consultancy service in Skipton, is convinced the current dietary guidelines, often promoting low fat products, could be contributing to ...
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Living with cancer: 'Combined surgery and pembro kept me alive'

Irish Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
Every three weeks Kay Barry travels from her home in Limerick to the cancer centre in Cork University Hospital, where she spends half an hour receiving treatment on a drip.

Living near a landfill could damage your health Oxford University Press

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎May 24, 2016‎
According to research published today in the International Journal of Epidemiology, health is at risk for those who live within five kilometres of a landfill site.
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Lawmakers eye regulating e-cigarettes

Meriden Record-Journal - ‎5 hours ago‎
In this Feb. 20, 2014 photo, customer Patrick Johnson, left, watches as Nicholas Vukan discusses e-cigarettes at the Henley Vaporium in New York.
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Gay and bisexual men to be offered HPV vaccine under pilot scheme

The Guardian - ‎11 hours ago‎
The vaccine offers 100% protection against genital warts and protects against cancers directly caused by HPV. Photograph: Voisin/Phanie / Rex Features.
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Tastier than aspirin: S. Korean ice cream bar touted as hangover cure

Stars and Stripes - ‎52 minutes ago‎
An ice cream bin holds Gyeondyo-bars, in the pink and white wrapper, at a convenience store in Seoul. The Withme convenience store chain introduced the hangover-fighting dessert last week.
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Sweeteners may cause type 2 diabetes

Sunday World - ‎17 hours ago‎
Those who swap sugar for artificial sweeteners are more likely to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, a new study has found. While the sweet alternatives may contain less calories and aid weight loss, they have been linked to changing gut bacteria ...
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Harvard researchers unveil new Alzheimer's theory

Firstcoastnews.com - ‎5 hours ago‎
Researchers at Harvard this week offered a new theory of Alzheimer's Disease that - if true - would upend our understanding of the disease and suggest new routes for treatment and prevention.
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Man bitten by 10ft python while he sat on the toilet

Irish Independent - ‎18 hours ago‎
A man is recovering after a bloody encounter with a 10-foot python that slithered through the plumbing of his home and latched its jaws onto his penis as he was using a toilet.
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