# medicine - Friday 22 November, 2013
A new campaign is being launched today to encourage better practice in relation to antibiotics among both doctors and patients.
# medicine - Sunday 17 November, 2013
Experts have called on global healthcare systems to take action in key areas.
# medicine - Friday 1 November, 2013
Patients can expect to save up to 70 per cent on cholesterol medication from today.
# medicine - Saturday 26 October, 2013
You’ll be making sure your i’s are dotted and your t’s crossed after this.
# medicine - Thursday 24 October, 2013
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.
# medicine - Wednesday 16 October, 2013
Médicins sans Frontiéres says that a religious division in the country has left tens of thousands fleeing violence.
# medicine - Tuesday 8 October, 2013
While the pressures on young doctors are unique, Government decisions have focused the worst effects of the crisis on workers who are 35 and under across all sectors, write Dan Hayden and Dr Antoine Murray.
# medicine - Monday 7 October, 2013
Until Peter Medawar’s ground-breaking article 60 years ago, the idea of using one person’s body parts to save the life of another was little more than science fiction, writes Prof Daniel M. Davis.
# medicine - Thursday 19 September, 2013
Well that would save us a lot of time.
# medicine - Monday 9 September, 2013
# medicine - Sunday 8 September, 2013
The failure of our government to challenge Big Pharma and Big Food shows how effective lobbying by large corporations can be. It is left to concerned individuals, as part of civil society, to challenge a pathogenic status quo, writes Frank Armstrong.
# medicine - Saturday 24 August, 2013
A report suggests high medicine prices are pushing consumers across the border, but prices of other items are leveling up. So do you travel to Northern Ireland to shop?
# medicine - Friday 23 August, 2013
The Irish Times reports this morning that a termination of a twin pregnancy was carried out on a patient at risk of sepsis – the first to be performed under new legislation.
# medicine - Tuesday 20 August, 2013
Over one in every three doctors working here qualified outside of Ireland.
# medicine - Wednesday 14 August, 2013
After 22 years of work, MSF blames civilians leaders’ tolerance of these abuses.
# medicine - Friday 2 August, 2013
Researchers said that knowing this detail may help identify new treatments for addicts.
# medicine - Thursday 18 July, 2013
The NAGP say the latest round of cuts will undermine patient care and could result in GP practices closing.
# medicine - Tuesday 16 July, 2013
Hazel Hammersley was bored while awaiting cancer treatment, so she put up a sign.
# medicine - Tuesday 2 July, 2013
Doctors say government cuts will lead to the ‘normalisation’ of long waiting times. “This move is not only mean-spirited, it is stupid,” said one GP.
# medicine - Monday 1 July, 2013
The team said their research may help to develop new drugs to prevent liver and heart disease in women.
Dangerously long working hours, understaffing, and lower pay than you might think – these are the things the HSE doesn’t want you to know about how hospital doctors are treated, a junior doctor writes.
# medicine - Thursday 27 June, 2013
Although we are taking more generic drugs, it had not led to any savings for the State or the cash-paying patient.
A new report has said that Irish people and the Irish State are not saving as much as they should by using generic drugs.
# medicine - Friday 21 June, 2013
Born totally deaf, this is the moment Grayson Clamp first heard the words ‘I love you’.
# medicine - Thursday 20 June, 2013
Market research commissioned by pharmaceuticals firms suggests its members’ medicines match an average European price.
# medicine - Monday 17 June, 2013
The European Medicines Agency says codeine, which is converted to morphine in the body, can pose problems for kids.
# medicine - Thursday 30 May, 2013
That’s an increase of 12 per cent between 2011 and 2012, according to the council’s annual report.
# medicine - Monday 27 May, 2013
Ten years ago, the global market for nano-enabled materials was €420 million. In 2015, it will be $2.5 trillion. Nanoscience is the future and Ireland is very much part of it, writes John Boland.
# medicine - Saturday 25 May, 2013
One of the world’s leading experts in sports medicine explains the intricacies of what it really means to ‘call time’.
# medicine - Saturday 18 May, 2013
The economic and societal importance of plants is hard to underestimate; in order to meet the global challenges facing us today, we need to invest time and money into this sector, writes Eoin Lettice.
# medicine - Monday 6 May, 2013
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Meanwhile, just one in two people read the information supplied with over-the-counter medicines, according to a new Irish Medicines Board survey.
# medicine - Wednesday 1 May, 2013
The former Derry player was lauded last year for his selfless gesture in donating a kidney to his friend Shane Finnegan.
# medicine - Sunday 28 April, 2013
Pharmacists have said people who buy drugs online are risking their health – and possibly their life.
# medicine - Friday 26 April, 2013
The Irish Association of Plastic Surgeons has taken the opportunity of the publicity surrounding biting this week to warn of the consequences of serious biting.
# medicine - Monday 22 April, 2013
Data is being compiled to shed light on how allergies develop from infancy and to track their occurence in a community.
# medicine - Thursday 18 April, 2013
The recommended drugs are for ulcer disease and high cholesterol which account for 15 per cent of the drugs budget.
# medicine - Saturday 13 April, 2013
The Irish Association for Emergency Medicine has said that the problem will worsen after July.
# medicine - Tuesday 19 March, 2013
The drug is currently being used to help patients recovering from the side effects of chemotherapy.