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Format: 2014-09-23
Format: 2014-09-23

Skin cancer in men on the increase

22 Sep 2014
The number of men developing skin cancer in Ireland has jumped by over 21% since 2009, new figures indicate. The figures were released by VHI Healthcare to mark its sponsorship of Blue September - a...

Call for more school breakfast clubs

22 Sep 2014
No child should start the school day without a nutritious breakfast and an investment of just €1.8 million by the Government could ensure that the most vulnerable children in the country get a good...

Europe Stocks Down on China Concerns

22 Sep 2014
European stocks fell, weighed by continuing concerns about slowing economic growth in China.

Biventricular pacing cost-effective for patients with atrioventricular block, left ventricular dysfunction

22 Sep 2014
LAS VEGAS — Treatment with biventricular pacing is cost-effective for patients with left-ventricular dysfunction and symptomatic atrioventricular block, according to an economic analysis of the BLOCK...

Aneurysm screening programme success

22 Sep 2014
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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Screening Programme annual report

22 Sep 2014
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McCausland encourages students to ensure their tenancy deposits are protected

22 Sep 2014
Social Development Minister, Nelson McCausland, has encouraged students to ensure their tenancy deposits are protected as they begin the new academic year.

Future of advice services up for discussion: McCausland

22 Sep 2014
Social Development Minister, Nelson McCausland, has launched a public consultation on the future of advice services in Northern Ireland.

Poots welcomes Scientific and Medical personnel from 19 Global Pharmaceutical companies to Belfast

22 Sep 2014
Health Minister Edwin Poots has met with global pharmaceutical companies to discuss how Northern Ireland can best position itself to increase levels of collaboration around clinical research with the...

Switch off, step out and take your first steps to better health

22 Sep 2014
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