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The truth behind 10 of the biggest health beliefs – The Irish Times

WEBThe truth behind 10 of the biggest health beliefs. Should we really be aiming to walk 10,000 steps a day, or drink two litres of water? Time to sift fact from fiction. …

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Haemochromatosis: it’s known as the ‘Celtic gene’ for good reason

WEBWhen left undetected and untreated, iron overload can lead to severe organ damage and premature death. The treatment for haemochromatosis is centred on …

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Blood clots: ‘I wanted to bang my head against the wall to relieve …

WEBCVST is one form of blood clot or venous thromboembolism (VTE) – an umbrella term that includes blood clots that occur in the lower limbs of the body (deep …

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Your Wellness The Irish Times

WEBLatest Wellbeing news advice and comment, including tips and advice for staying healthy in body and mind brought to you by the definitive brand of quality …

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One in 10 young adults have attempted suicide, survey finds

WEBPaul Cullen. Mon Dec 5 2022 - 12:52. One in 10 young adults say they have attempted to take their own life at some point in the past, according to a Department of Health …

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Health insurance: How to side-step the dizzying complexity of …

WEB“Switching is a con. It is too complicated, you can only do it once a year and there are no real savings to be made.” That was the hot take on health insurance from …

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a promising new approach to human health

WEBThu Sep 21 2023 - 07:00. Molecular hydrogen (H2) therapy is a new but publicly little-known approach to treating human ill-health. The Molecular Hydrogen Institute (MHI), a …

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Rise of medtech in Ireland has made State a global hub for the …

WEBIncidentally, the Health Service Executive’s 2022 national service plan included an ICT capital allocation of €95 million, a figure that has been growing year on …

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High costs and widespread inefficiencies of Irish health system

WEBAnother recommendation is the removal of tax relief for private health insurance, or making it conditional on means testing. Drug prices should be linked to an …

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HSE safeguarding structure needs ‘transformational change’, …

WEBThere is a need for “transformational change” in the Irish health system’s adult safeguarding infrastructure, an independent review has found.

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I’m emigrating. What should I do about health insurance

WEBIf it’s an extended trip of 12-14 months, a backpacker policy might be sufficient but you may also need to leave your private health insurance in place to …

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Who are the NPHET members overseeing Ireland’s response to …

WEBThe NPHET for Covid-19 was established on 27th January 2020 in the Department of Health and is chaired by the State's chief medical officer, Dr Tony …

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Building firm goes to court in fresh row over children’s hospital

WEBBuilding firm goes to court in fresh row over children’s hospital BAM to initiate High Court action over extra €107m as conciliator extends formal completion date by …

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Aer Lingus due to tell passengers about cancellations

WEBAer Lingus is also offering anyone who has booked a flight between Wednesday June 26th and Tuesday July 2nd the opportunity to cancel and take a cash …

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The best policy: answers to your questions about health insurance

WEBLaya's Essential Connect Family, meanwhile, costs €800 per adult and €150 per child. “Both of these are very good plans,” he says. Glo Health’s Better plan costs …

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Nua Healthcare to add 470 new jobs – The Irish Times

WEBNua Healthcare has announced plans to create 470 new jobs nationwide to meet demand for its services as it expands into new counties. The company, which …

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Gaza’s historic heart, the Great Omari Mosque, lies in ruins

WEBThe mosque site in the heart of Gaza city has been a place of worship for thousands of years, dating back, according to some accounts, to the Philistines whose …

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Tories – the gift that keeps on giving – The Irish Times

WEBSir, – The Tories are facing a wipeout in the forthcoming general election. I, for one, will be sorry because I regard them as the gift that keeps on giving – a delightful …

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Beyond the Pale: Stage times, set list, ticket availability, how to get

WEBBeyond the Pale enters its third year as one of Ireland’s premium music, arts, food and wellbeing festivals, set against the picturesque surrounds of the …

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Donohoe and Donnelly meet over health spending following …

WEBMinister for Public Expenditure Paschal Donohoe on Monday held talks with Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly over health spending. Earlier this month it emerged that the …

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Aer Lingus and pilots’ union clash over sick leave ahead of …

WEBAer Lingus and its pilots’ union have clashed over sick leave, deepening the row between the pair ahead of next week’s industrial action at the airline.. Members of …

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Donald Sutherland was a fearless actor who brought frightening …

WEBDonald Sutherland was, until his death on Thursday at the age of 88, everyone’s prime candidate for best living actor never to have received an Oscar …

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About 130,000 people affected as VHI scraps some of its most …

WEBAbout 130,000 VHI members will be forced to change their healthcare cover, with the insurer set to axe some of its most popular plans next month.. The plans VHI is …

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Limerick hospital overcrowding continues as acting chief takes up …

WEBPaul Cullen. Fri Feb 9 2024 - 13:12. University Hospital Limerick (UHL) got a new boss on the day it set an overcrowding record earlier this week. Health Service Executive official …

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HSE cyber attack: More than 470 legal proceedings issued against …

WEBMore than 470 legal proceedings have been issued against the Health Service Executive (HSE) in relation to a cyber attack that shutdown the health service’s …

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