Open Access can help deliver a Healthy Ireland – 20 October 2014, - Video and audio available online
20 Oct 2014
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We would like to invite you to the fourth in a series of Open Access seminars organised as part of the Annual International Open...
Update from the National Public Health Emergency Team on Ebola
The National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) held its weekly meeting yesterday, Thursday, 30 October, to consider...
Case 327 – School staff banned from taking drinks onto the playground
For health and safety reasons staff at a primary school were asked not to take drinks, including cold ones, out onto the playground during breaks to safeguard the children.
VIDEO: Drinkers try the BBC booze calculator
Alcohol should have a calorie content label in order to reduce obesity, according to public health doctors.
'Science' article by Sarah Harper reviews the 'Economic and social implications of aging societies'
A recent article by Sarah Harper, published by 'Science' examines the 'Economic and social implications of aging societies'
Case 326 – All office lights must have a working bulb
A workplace cites health and safety as the reason for insisting all lights in their open plan office have working bulbs in them.
Regions for Health Network renaissance
Members of the Regions for Health Network (RHN), representing 25 regions from 20 countries across the WHO European Region, met in Florence, Italy on 20–22 October 2014 to discuss cross-cutting public...
Differentiated thyroid carcinoma benefitted from total/near-total thyroidectomy followed by RAI
CORONADO, Calif. — A survival benefit was found among patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma who underwent total/near-total thyroidectomy followed by radioactive iodine therapy, according to...
Say hello to Zilzar.com, the Islamic answer to Amazon
Online market platform will specifically cater to Muslim consumers looking for halal products and services
First there was Amazon and its ubiquitous internet retail model. Next came Alibaba, a...
Additional research needed for opioid overdoses presenting at EDs
More studies are necessary to identify trends in ED visits for opioid overdose that will help health care workers to better counsel patients when prescribing these drugs, according to recent data....