The number of people waiting for hospital treatment has risen significantly since January, yet these numbers are likely to get worse before they get better according to the Minister for Health
Women become vulnerable to chronic diseases in the decade after the menopause. However, they can take preventative steps at the time of their menopause to reduce their risks
Flu is highly infectious and can lead to serious illness and even death, the HSE has warned
Despite the much-hyped apparent end to our age of austerity, there are slim pickings for the beleaguered health service in the 2015 Budget.
Childhood overweight continues to be a major problem, but many GPs are apprehensive about raising the issue during consultations
People are recommended to wash their hands for at least 15 seconds, but most Irish adults fail to do this
Regularly consuming fried foods before conception increases a woman's risk of developing diabetes during pregnancy
Motor neurone disease is a devastating neurological disorder, but according to Prof Orla Hardiman, Irish researchers are making great strides in this area
Dr Ciara Kelly says she has rejected overtures to go into politics, and believes Operation Transformation has been a 'game-changer' in combating obesity
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Almost half of Irish families spend less than one hour per week engaged in physical exercise together, a new survey has shown....more