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Anxiety and depression linked to increased cancer death risk

"Depression linked to higher chance of dying from cancer," The Independent reports. Analysis of English and Scottish data found a link between mental distress and cancer mortality, which remained even after other factors such as smoking were tak ...

Young people’s annual statistics from NDTMS released today

The latest 2015-16 young people’s statistics from the National Drug Treatment Monitoring System (NDTMS) show that there were 17,077 young people (under the age of 18) in substance misuse services,. ...

Can exercise offset some of the harms of regular drinking?

"Adults who booze regularly but exercise for five hours a week are no more likely to die than teetotallers," the Mail Online reports. ...

2017 NDTMS reporting consultation

Public Health England (PHE) is keen to gather information on how the reports and toolkits from the NDTMS (National Drug Monitoring Treatment System) are being used in the current operating environm. ...

Detailed guide: Paraguay: migrant health guide

Culture, politics and history BBC News and The World Factbook provide background information on the ...

Is bad luck the leading cause of cancer?

"Most cancers are caused by random mistakes in the genetic code when cells divide out of the blue, new research shows," the Daily Mail reports. But this is an oversimplification of research that looked at the role spontaneous random mutations pl ...

Research and analysis: Winter health watch summary: 23 March 2017

Summary for the week including 23 March 2017. ...

Press release: New survey of mums reveals perceived barriers to breastfeeding

Almost three-quarters of women start breastfeeding when their child is born, but this drops to 44% within 6 to 8 weeks. However, evidence shows the right support helps mums to breastfeed for longer. Public Health England (PHE) recommends exclusive breastf ...

Organic farmers to appear before Agriculture Committee

The Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine will meet tomorrow, Tuesday, 28 March at 4pm in Committee Room 1, Leinster House. ...

Speech by Mr Simon Harris, TD, Minister for Health at the Launch of the Consultation Process on Draft Nursing and Midwifery Policy Papers

Good morning ladies and gentlemen and thank you for inviting me here today for the launch of these important consultation papers. It is a pleasure to be launching these papers in this state-of-the-art primary care centre which epitomises the policy of my ...

Minister Harris launches Public Consultation on new policies to enhance nursing and midwifery roles and career pathways

The Minister for Health, Mr Simon Harris, TD and the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO), Dr Siobhan O’Halloran, have today launched the public consultation process on the following two nursing and midwifery draft policies: ...

GPs will always take womens health conditions seriously, says RCGP

“Women’s health constitutes around a quarter of a GP’s workload; we know that both endometriosis and fibroids can cause women considerable pain and distress, and these are both conditions that GPs and our teams are aware of and take seriously. ...

Ulster University secures over £600,000 for major study into renewable energy

Ulster University secures over £600,000 for major study into renewable energy ...

Ulster University rolls out pioneering sport-based mental health programme

Ulster University rolls out pioneering sport-based mental health programme ...

Highs and lows: the challenges for innovation in drug policy

Highs and lows: challenges of innovation in drug policy ...

Ulster University: Poor food labelling hindering efforts to combat obesity

Ulster University: Poor food labelling hindering efforts to combat obesity ...

Ulster University research reveals a slowdown in Northern Ireland housing market

Ulster University research reveals a slowdown in Northern Ireland housing market ...

Ulster University research to maximise sexual wellbeing for men and their partners after a prostate cancer diagnosis

Ulster University research to maximise sexual wellbeing for men and their partners after a prostate cancer diagnosis. ...

Dr James Nesbitt lends support to student mental health initiative

Dr James Nesbitt lends support to student mental health initiative ...

Ulster University gets behind student mental health initiative

Ulster University gets behind student mental health initiative ...

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