Health Minister James Reilly's new hospital fees measure will seek to charge some patients for a bed they are already entitled to free of charge
Cancer - deadlier for the male
Irish men are at greater risk of getting cancer and dying from it than women, according to a new report.
Savita- when saying sorry just isn't enough
There's a distinct feeling of deja vu in listening to the HSE's assurances on putting things right after the Savita Halappanavar scandal. At some stage, some accountability must be apportioned for the events that occurred in University Hospital Galway
Govt publishes abortion bill
The Government has published the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill. The proposed new law is generally in line with the heads of Bill published in April, although there have been some changes.
Leprosy arrives in Ireland
A case of leprosy was recorded in Ireland in recent months, irishhealth.com has revealed. It is believed to be the first time in many decades that a case of this disease has been officially reported in the 26 counties.
Minding men's mental health
The coming week is Men's Health Week, and there is a particular focus on young men's mental health
From here to maternity
Mum.ie, from Irishhealth.com offers a comprehensive online resource on pregnancy, with news, Q&As and features, plus special resources, including a Due Date Calculator and a 12-part Online Video Q&A with Dr Peter Boylan on all aspects of your pregnancy
People unwilling to act on stroke signs
Stroke outcomes in Ireland could be significantly improved if more people were willing to act on key stroke warning signs. the Irish Heart Foundation (IHF) has said.
Obesity-mum's the word
Pregnancy and parenthood may well be a crucial period to tackle the risk of future obesity and therefore minimise the later risk of serious disease and ill-health, according to new Irish research.