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Format: 2014-09-22
Format: 2014-09-22

Mount Sinai receives $1.1 million to assess heart, kidney disease in 9/11 responders

21 Sep 2014
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai announced receipt of a $1.1 million grant from the World Trade Center Health Program in order to evaluate the risk for heart and kidney disease among first...

All JobBridge ads for school cleaners removed

20 Sep 2014
The Department of Social Protection has removed all ads for school cleaners and caretakers from the JobBridge register.

Calls for rent controls to curb homelessness

20 Sep 2014
Social justice campaigner Fr Peter McVerry has called for the Government to introduce emergency rent controls to help combat homelessness.

Independents call for education & health reform

20 Sep 2014
A group of Independent TDs have called for increased spending on Health and Education.

JDRF partners with Tidepool, awards Beta-O2 research grant

20 Sep 2014
JDRF and Tidepool recently announced a partnership for data access technology for people with type 1 diabetes who use insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors through a device-agnostic cloud...

Robust antibiotic pipeline may require new thinking

20 Sep 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. — ICAAC 2014 keynote speaker John H. Rex, MD, senior vice president and head of infection, global medicines development at AstraZeneca, reviews the scientific, regulatory and...

VIDEO: Asthma stigma in some Asian families

20 Sep 2014
Asian children with asthma are five times more likely to end up with serious health problems than white children according to new research.

Dept issues doctor abortion guidance document

19 Sep 2014
The guidance document for the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013 has been published on the Department of Health website.

School cleaner ad removed from JobBridge

19 Sep 2014
The Department of Social Protection has confirmed that it has removed an ad for a school cleaner from the JobBridge register.

Vitamin K supplements failed to improve BMD in postmenopausal osteopenia

19 Sep 2014
Women with osteopenia after menopause demonstrating low vitamin K1 concentrations did not improve bone mineral density with long-term vitamin K1 supplements for the deficiency, according to research...

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