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Format: 2014-11-23
Format: 2014-11-23

Govt funding for Irish emigrants in Australia

23 Nov 2014
The Government is to give almost 415,000 euro to organisations across Australia this year to provide welfare services and support to Irish emigrants.

Investigation after two men killed on Donegal farm

22 Nov 2014
A Health and Safety Authority investigation has taken place in Co Donegal today following a farm accident yesterday.

Officials Revise Goals on Containing Ebola After Signs of Wider Exposure in Mali

21 Nov 2014
The leaders of the United Nations and the World Health Organization said nearly 500 people in Mali and Guinea had been exposed to a sickened imam who had been misdiagnosed.

The New Health Care: Oregon Health Study: The Surprises in a Randomized Trial

21 Nov 2014
The study upended conventional thinking about health insurance, and many of the individual stories were compelling and surprising in their own right.

The New Health Care: How to Arrive at the Best Health Policies

21 Nov 2014
Randomized trials are highly effective for suggesting ways to improve health care delivery, but they’re also rare. That may be changing.

HSE report shows €361m deficit to end of September

21 Nov 2014
The latest performance report from the Health Service Executive shows a deficit to the end of September of €361m, with the projected year-end overrun still predicted to be €510m.

CDC: Overall heart disease death rate fell, increased in certain subtypes

21 Nov 2014
In a letter published in JAMA, researchers from the CDC reported that mortality rates for heart disease overall have declined, but increases were seen in certain subsets.Researchers studied data from...

VIDEO: Satellite-based ECG system may improve outcomes for patients with STEMI

21 Nov 2014
CHICAGO — Srihari S. Naidu, MD, director of the cardiac catheterization lab at Winthrow University Hospital in Mineola, New York, provides perspective on results of a study presented at the American...

VIDEO: Bid to 'remove worst bits' of Health Act

21 Nov 2014
Liz Kendall says a Labour private member's bill would remove the worst bits of the huge Health and Social Care Act.

Endoscopists regularly overuse colonoscopy screenings for colorectal cancer

21 Nov 2014
Endoscopists commonly recommended more frequent colonoscopy screenings and surveillance for colorectal cancer than current recommended guidelines, according to study findings.“Our study shows that a...

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