September 18, 2018

Opt-out organ donation system would ‘undoubtedly save lives’ says CF Ireland – Extra.ie


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Opt-out organ donation system would 'undoubtedly save lives' says CF Ireland
Extra.ie
Cystic Fibrosis Ireland has renewed its call on the Government to introduce a soft opt-out system for organ donation. The group claim that 85pc of people in Ireland are willing to donate organs, but only one-third carry an organ card and many do not ...

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September 18, 2018

How dry skin condition eczema can leave children tortured – Belfast Telegraph


Belfast Telegraph

How dry skin condition eczema can leave children tortured
Belfast Telegraph
National Eczema Week highlights the impact of a dry skin condition that can leave children feeling tortured. Leona O'Neill talks to one mum whose daughter struggles with the condition and a skincare expert who is worried about the rise of eczema.
Nicola Rostance has learned to live with eczemaThe Bolton News

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September 18, 2018

How to tell if there’s a problem with your vision – virginmediatelevision.ie


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How to tell if there's a problem with your vision
virginmediatelevision.ie
From sight loss to serious health issues, Liz Connor discovers the signs that reveal something isn't quite right with your eyes. We all know that blurred vision is a sign that you might be in need of a new pair of glasses, but your eyes can also give ...

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September 18, 2018

Calls for regulation to prevent alcohol abuse harming children – Irish Examiner


Irish Examiner

Calls for regulation to prevent alcohol abuse harming children
Irish Examiner
The government's child protection advisor says alcohol abuse is one of the biggest challenges facing Irish society. A report being launched today by Geoffrey Shannon will call for more regulation to address how easy it is to buy alcohol. He also says ...
Child Protection Rapporteur: Alcohol Abuse Is Damaging Child Welfare.Kfm Radio

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September 18, 2018

Doctors find ‘no evidence’ linking high levels of bad cholesterol to heart disease – Metro


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Doctors find 'no evidence' linking high levels of bad cholesterol to heart disease
Metro
A new report has failed to find a link between high levels of bad cholesterol and heart disease. The study, which was led by 17 doctors from across the world, urged clinicians to stop using statins as a preventive measure as a result. The use of the ...
Statins use 'of doubtful benefit'Express.co.uk
New statins claims: Study finds statins don't protect against heart diseaseStarts at 60

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September 18, 2018

Dad’s plea for stem cell donor who could save his son’s life – Belfast Telegraph


Belfast Telegraph

Dad's plea for stem cell donor who could save his son's life
Belfast Telegraph
A Co Down businessman has appealed for people to be tested to see if they can become stem cell donors and save his son's life. Michael Cafolla has urged as many people as possible to attend a recruitment drive at St George's Market in Belfast between ...

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September 18, 2018

Pollen exposure during pregnancy linked to baby asthma risk – Deccan Chronicle


Deccan Chronicle

Pollen exposure during pregnancy linked to baby asthma risk
Deccan Chronicle
Washington DC: Turns out, children born in the peak grass pollen season, October and December, may have a greater risk of developing respiratory diseases such as asthma. Led by La Trobe University, a team of local (The MACS study) and international ...
Babies Born During Pollen Season At Greater Risk Of Developing Asthma, Study FindsUrduPoint News
Babies born during hayfever season 'at greater risk of suffering deadly asthma', experts warnThe Irish Sun

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September 17, 2018

Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Epiomic Epidemiology Forecasts 2018-2028 – Markets Insider


Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Epiomic Epidemiology Forecasts 2018-2028
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DUBLIN, Sept. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --. The "Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Forecast In 31 Major Markets 2018-2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) is a group of genetic disorders ...

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September 17, 2018

Potential breakthrough drug for Huntington’s to enter advanced clinical testing – The San Diego Union-Tribune


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Potential breakthrough drug for Huntington's to enter advanced clinical testing
The San Diego Union-Tribune
A potential breakthrough drug for treating Huntington's disease from Carlsbad's Ionis Pharmaceuticals will begin an advanced clinical trial early next year. If successful, the trial could lead to marketing approval. Ionis partner Roche, which is ...
Huntingtin (Huntington Disease Protein or HTT) - Pipeline Review, H2 2018 - ResearchAndMarkets.comBusiness Wire (press release)

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September 17, 2018

Predicting cattle disease ahead of time – through blood tests – Agriland.co.uk

Agriland.co.ukPredicting cattle disease ahead of time – through blood testsAgriland.co.ukMicroRNA levels in the blood could be used to predict the future health and productivity of dairy cattle, British scientists have discovered in recent research. In...