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Format: 2014-08-22
Format: 2014-08-22

VIDEO: Possible Ebola case in Ireland

21 Aug 2014
A suspected case of Ebola is being assessed in County Donegal, the Irish Health Service Executive (HSE) has said

Food spending falls for first time as stores compete and real wages drop

21 Aug 2014
Britain's food bill drops for first time as supermarkets wage price wars and consumers fail to feel effects of economic recovery Spending in food stores fell for the first time on record in July amid...

American Lung Association urges vaccinations for adults with lung disease

21 Aug 2014
The American Lung Association has partnered with Pfizer to encourage adults with lung disease to discuss receiving vaccinations for preventable diseases with their health care provider.“The risk of...

Case 308 – Swimming pool unable to lend floats, goggles or woggles

21 Aug 2014
A poster at a public swimming pool says: “Due to health and safety regulations, we are unable to lend floats, goggles or woggles.”

NI cuts would risk 'patient safety'

21 Aug 2014
Northern Ireland's health minister says he will not implement "damaging" financial cuts that would "destroy our health service" and "compromise "patient safety".

AHA and ADA: CV risk assessment, monitoring essential for patients with type 1 diabetes

21 Aug 2014
A greater understanding of the pathophysiology, risk prediction and treatment of CVD in patients with type 1 diabetes is essential to minimize the impact of these interrelated conditions, according...

Botox may be useful in treating stomach cancers

21 Aug 2014
"Botox may have cancer fighting role," BBC News reports after research involving mice found using Botox to block nerve signals to the stomach may help slow the growth of stomach cancers. Botox,...

Edinburgh company fined £12,000 after lorry crushes employee (COPFS release)

21 Aug 2014
An Edinburgh based pharmaceutical company has pled guilty today at Edinburgh Sheriff Court of failing to ensure the health and safety of an employee when a reversing lorry crushed an employees head...

Seven research developments in liver transplantation

21 Aug 2014
Liver transplantation occurs when a damaged or failing liver is replaced with a healthy liver from a deceased or living donor through surgery. The latest research highlights certain risks and...

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