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
Despite the much-hyped apparent end to our age of austerity, there are slim pickings for the beleaguered health service in the 2015 Budget.
Flu is highly infectious and can lead to serious illness and even death, the HSE has warned
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
One in six three-year-olds in Ireland has a longstanding health condition, such as asthma, eczema or problems with their sight, a new report has revealed
Dr Ciara Kelly says she has rejected overtures to go into politics, and believes Operation Transformation has been a 'game-changer' in combating obesity
Motor neurone disease is a devastating neurological disorder, but according to Prof Orla Hardiman, Irish researchers are making great strides in this area
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Doctors working in Emergency Departments (EDs) have queried whether Ireland would be able to cope with an Ebola threat given the high rate...more