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Format: 2014-07-23
Format: 2014-07-23

Communicable Disease Update; Vol. 13 (3), August 2014

01 Aug 2014
Title: Communicable Disease Update; Vol. 13 (3), August 2014 Authors: Health Service Executive (HSE) South (South East), Department of Public Health

Appointment of a non-executive chair and five non-executive members to the Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA)

22 Jul 2014
Health Minister, Edwin Poots today announced the appointment of a non-executive Chair and five non-executive Members to the Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) for a four year period.

Study offers insight into genetics of schizophrenia

22 Jul 2014
"More than 100 schizophrenia genes have been pinpointed," reports the Daily Mail. In one of the largest studies of its kind, researchers have gained further insights into the genetics of the...

Probiotics 'may improve blood pressure'

22 Jul 2014
“Eating probiotics may lower blood pressure,” The Daily Telegraph reports. Probiotics, so-called “friendly bacteria”, have been found to moderately reduce blood pressure in a new study. The study is...

Annual NHS national sickness absence rate declines to lowest level in five years

22 Jul 2014
July 22, 2014: Annual NHS national sickness absence rates in England are at their lowest point since 2009-10, when they first started being recorded by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (...

Annual NHS national sickness absence rate declines to lowest level in five years

22 Jul 2014
July 22, 2014: Annual NHS national sickness absence rates in England are at their lowest point since 2009-10, when they first started being recorded by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (...

Annual NHS national sickness absence rate declines to lowest level in five years

22 Jul 2014
July 22, 2014: Annual NHS national sickness absence rates in England are at their lowest point since 2009-10, when they first started being recorded by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (...

Annual NHS national sickness absence rate declines to lowest level in five years

22 Jul 2014
July 22, 2014: Annual NHS national sickness absence rates in England are at their lowest point since 2009-10, when they first started being recorded by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (...

Plant-Based Diet For Dummies

22 Jul 2014
  Get healthy, lose weight, and feel great on a plant-based diet The benefits of a plant-based diet have been publicized far and wide, and you can no longer deny it—you're fully ready to...

Study Finds 4 out of 5 Over 50s in Ireland are Overweight or Obese

21 Jul 2014
21 Jul 2014 The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) highlights the consequences of high rates of obesity for health and health service demand in the over 50s in Ireland. A new report...

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