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EAPN Ireland Newsflash February 2014

Networks • MEPS endorse ‘people-centred’ €3.5 Billion Programme • Other News from the EU Institutions 4. ...

Rise in number of unpaid carers and young carers

"Children are picking up the caring roles the state has abandoned," The Guardian says, while The Independent says that 180,000 children work as unpaid carers. These new figures come from the Office for National Statistics, which has pulled toget ...

The Behind the Headlines 2013's Top Five of Top Fives

insomnia found it harder to concentrate during the day. In other news, Pope – Catholic; Pacific Ocean ...

Daily aspirin 'reduces cancer risk', study finds

report BBC News and The Daily Telegraph among other news outlets, after the publication of a large-scale ...

Sex Among Demented Spurs Group to Call for Policies-- Bloomberg News

Bryan Gruley reports: "Nursing homes and other long-term care facilities are widely unprepared to deal with sex among expanding populations of residents with dementia, partly because administrators, staff and families are reluctant to discuss or even ...

Farewell from World Health News

Dear Friends: After 15 years, we are going to put World Health News to bed. When we launched it in 1999, the newsletter filled an important niche by curating sources of global health news in a single digest intended to inform issues-oriented people in a f ...

IPH in the news: Poor layout of communities contributing to obesity (Irish Examiner)

11 Jun 2013 Date: 11 June 2013 Source: Irish Examiner The layout of Ireland’s towns and villages must be overhauled if the country is to adequately tackle the growing obesity crisis.  The claim was made by health experts at a major conference at University ...

Set bedtimes may be good for kids' development

"Set bedtimes can lead to cleverer children," the Daily Express reports, while BBC News and others report that late nights "sap children's brain power". But looking at the study these headlines are based on, it appears that most o ...

One in three adults in England 'has prediabetes'

"One in three adults in England 'on cusp' of diabetes," BBC News and others report. The media reports are based on a study that estimated that 35.3% of adults in the UK now have prediabetes (also known as borderline diabetes). Prediabe ...

New meningitis B vaccine approved for UK use

Much of the media are reporting the news that a new meningitis B vaccine called Bexsero has been licensed by the European Commission. This means the vaccine should soon be available for use in the UK.   ...

'Healthy foods expensive' claim is unrealistic

“Healthy food now costs three times as much as junk, study shows,” The Independent reports. It also reports a sharper rise in the cost of fruit and veg over the past decade compared to other types of foods. This news story is based on research which looked ...

Could a blood test measure suicide risk?

The potential for a blood test to predict suicide risk has sparked much debate, with The Independent reporting that a "US study raises controversial prospect to identify people at risk". The news is based on the results of a study that aimed to ...

Negative parenting linked with kids being bullied

"Children who have overprotective parents are more likely to be bullied by their peers," BBC News explains. The news correctly presents the findings of a major study on the effects of parenting on a child’s risk of being bullied, but it focuses ...

Deadly MERS 'camel flu' may now be airborne

“Deadly Mers virus 'could now be airborne',” The Independent reports. The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus, which has an estimated case fatality rate of 30%, has been detected in an air sample in a camel barn in Saudi Arabia. This r ...

Are silver surfers more health savvy?

"Older people who use the internet … may be better equipped to keep on top of their health," BBC News reports. A survey found regular internet use in older people was associated with good health literacy. Health literacy is a term used to descri ...

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