Anger over 'draconian' GP plan
The Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) says it is 'appalled' at legislative proposals for the under sixes free GP scheme, published today by the Department of Health.
The proposals would effectively...
Single mothers 'not unhappy'
Being a single mother does not have a negative impact on a woman's happiness, a new study suggests.
According to European researchers, raising children on your own can create many challenges, such as...
'ED pressure leading to higher waiting lists'
An increase in hospital emergency department attendances in the first three months of this year has led to an upsurge in waiting lists, according to the HSE.
irishhealth.com revealed last week that...
Public asked to talk about mental health
The number of people affected by mental health problems in Ireland is enough to fill Croke Park 14 times over, experts have said.
According to See Change, the National Stigma Reduction Partnership,...
NYPD Twitter campaign 'backfires'
Twitter users bombard the New York Police department with images depicting police aggression in the latest social media campaign to go awry.
GPs to offer dedicated patient hotline
The Department of Health and NHS England will launch a 'Proactive Care Programme' in September 2014 in order to develop personalised care for patients with complex needs.
Bieber upsets with war shrine image
Justin Bieber has caused social media upset after posting a picture of a Japanese war shrine on Instagram.
t(14;18) translocation predicted follicular lymphoma development
High t(14;18) frequency in the blood of healthy individuals appears to be the first predictive biomarker for follicular lymphoma, and it is apparent several years prior to diagnosis, according to...
World Briefing: Ebola Outbreak in West Africa Kills Over 140, U.N. Agency Says
The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that at least 230 suspected or confirmed cases of Ebola had been recorded in Guinea and Liberia.
'A third' can't afford healthy food
High food prices mean a third of UK adults are struggling to afford to eat healthily, a survey by the British Heart Foundation suggests.