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#Breakthrough

# breakthrough - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie First baby born via uterus transplanted from dead donor Breakthrough

First baby born via uterus transplanted from dead donor

The baby girl was born in December 2017, The Lancet said.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie The Deirdre Jacob case - from missing person file to murder investigation Breakthrough

The Deirdre Jacob case - from missing person file to murder investigation

Deirdre Jacob was last seen within yards of the driveway to her parents’ house.

# breakthrough - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Iran's largest football stadium to admit thousands of women for the first time since 1979

More than 10,000 tickets were expected to be put on sale for Wednesday’s screening.

# breakthrough - Saturday 7 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Neurons can't get notions of being muscles': What makes cells with the same DNA act differently? Trinity

'Neurons can't get notions of being muscles': What makes cells with the same DNA act differently?

“Imagine your genes are books in a library…”

# breakthrough - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie New blood test to detect Alzheimer's disease developed by Irish researchers Breakthrough

New blood test to detect Alzheimer's disease developed by Irish researchers

Doctors have said that early diagnosis of the disease is key for improving the quality of life.

# breakthrough - Sunday 4 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Germany's Social Democrats clear path for Merkel's fourth term Breakthrough

Germany's Social Democrats clear path for Merkel's fourth term

Merkel has been leading Germany for 12 years.

# breakthrough - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Midleton send champions packing as they power into first Harty Cup final in 12 years

The Cork school will face Limerick’s Ardscoil Rís in the final.

# breakthrough - Sunday 7 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie We're one step closer to understanding the 'most mysterious star in the universe' Tabby's Star

We're one step closer to understanding the 'most mysterious star in the universe'

Tabby’s Star has been inexplicably dimming and brightening sporadically like no other for years.

# breakthrough - Sunday 26 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Scientists at NUI Galway make breakthrough for Parkinson’s disease Regenerative Medicine

Scientists at NUI Galway make breakthrough for Parkinson’s disease

The degeneration and death of brain cells that regulate movement is what affects the ability of a person with Parkinson’s to control movement.

# breakthrough - Thursday 2 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie New species of orangutan discovered in Indonesia - but it's already endangered Research

New species of orangutan discovered in Indonesia - but it's already endangered

Until recently, scientists thought there were only two genetically distinct types of orangutan.

# breakthrough - Thursday 3 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Scientists fix disease genes in human embryos for the first time Breakthrough

Scientists fix disease genes in human embryos for the first time

Just over 72% of the embryos ended up being free of a heart disease-causing mutation.

# breakthrough - Saturday 17 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Good news for pale skin: Scientists have come up with a drug to help people tan without exposure to the sun Breakthrough

Good news for pale skin: Scientists have come up with a drug to help people tan without exposure to the sun

Applied as a cream to the skin, the drug allowed red-haired mice to develop a deep tan.

# breakthrough - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Infertility problems in mice solved with 3D-printed ovaries Breakthrough

Infertility problems in mice solved with 3D-printed ovaries

It’s hoped that 3D-printed skin, ears, bone scaffolds, and heart valves could solve a number of medical issues.

# breakthrough - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Breakthrough in Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann disputes Breakthrough

Breakthrough in Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann disputes

Meanwhile, unions at Bus Eireann have entered talks to see if they can find a way to avoid next week’s strike.

# breakthrough - Saturday 4 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A Dublin firm has invented a 'breakthrough' back pain device Mainstay Medical

A Dublin firm has invented a 'breakthrough' back pain device

The company announced its Reactiv8 device was used at a hospital in Germany.

# breakthrough - Saturday 28 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Organs could be grown in pigs for transplants': Scientists eye breakthrough Scientists

'Organs could be grown in pigs for transplants': Scientists eye breakthrough

The study has provoked ethical and legal questions.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Cork researchers develop 'smart knee' that could speed up surgery recovery Breakthrough

Cork researchers develop 'smart knee' that could speed up surgery recovery

The device remotely monitors the patient’s progress through a knee movement sensor.

# breakthrough - Thursday 3 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The Garda strike tomorrow is OFF: GRA joins AGSI in deferring action Breakthrough

The Garda strike tomorrow is OFF: GRA joins AGSI in deferring action

A long, difficult day of negotiations has come to an end.

# breakthrough - Monday 31 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Irish researchers discover potential new way to treat one of the most aggressive forms of breast cancer Breakthrough

Irish researchers discover potential new way to treat one of the most aggressive forms of breast cancer

If the new drug – APR-246 – is found to be effective at clinical trials it will have the potential to save lives.

# breakthrough - Thursday 29 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie All remaining Dublin Bus strikes CALLED OFF after marathon talks Breakthrough

All remaining Dublin Bus strikes CALLED OFF after marathon talks

The breakthrough follows marathon talks at the Workplace Relations Commission.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

'It is as vital for me as it is for an able-bodied athlete to keep paying attention to my training'

Using technology has had a massive impact on my progress and will continue to do so, writes Mark Pollock.

# breakthrough - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The ice bucket challenge: It actually made a huge difference Breakthrough

The ice bucket challenge: It actually made a huge difference

Around €104 million was raised through people dumping water over their heads.

# breakthrough - Saturday 11 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Schoolbag of Philip Cairns to be examined for DNA evidence Breakthrough

Schoolbag of Philip Cairns to be examined for DNA evidence

Gardaí believe they may know who killed the 13-year-old schoolboy in 1986.

# breakthrough - Monday 18 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Luas strike scheduled for this weekend called off Breakthrough

Luas strike scheduled for this weekend called off

Trade union Siptu has cancelled the 48-hour work stoppage.

# breakthrough - Saturday 9 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Doctors rebuilt a man's throat using regenerating tissue Breakthrough

Doctors rebuilt a man's throat using regenerating tissue

The results are a major breakthrough in the field of regenerative tissue.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The FBI has hacked into the San Bernardino iPhone without Apple's help Gunman

The FBI has hacked into the San Bernardino iPhone without Apple's help

The agency has dropped its legal case against Apple as a result.

# breakthrough - Sunday 13 March, 2016

O'Neill hits 1-8 as Cork end three-game losing run with victory over Monaghan

Peadar Healy’s side returned to winning ways.

# breakthrough - Friday 4 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Scientists have discovered cancer’s ‘Achilles heel’ Breakthrough

Scientists have discovered cancer’s ‘Achilles heel’

New research could help train the immune system to target tumours.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Extraordinary' cancer trial sees symptoms vanish in 94% of patients Breakthrough

'Extraordinary' cancer trial sees symptoms vanish in 94% of patients

The new treatment uses the immune system to eliminate cancer cells.

# breakthrough - Saturday 6 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Two arrested over murder of Kenneth O'Brien Breakthrough

Two arrested over murder of Kenneth O'Brien

The arrests represent the first major breakthrough in the case.

# breakthrough - Thursday 17 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 'There is always the chance of not waking up after a seizure' Epilepsy

'There is always the chance of not waking up after a seizure'

Irish-led research could lead to a breakthrough in treatment for people with epilepsy.

# breakthrough - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Oulart-the-bottlers no more! This brilliant video sums up what winning Leinster is all about

The Wexford champions finally landed the provincial senior hurling crown at the 7th attempt.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: The world's first IVF puppies are pretty goddamn cute Take A Break

Watch: The world's first IVF puppies are pretty goddamn cute

It also could help eradicate heritable diseases in dogs, according to the researchers.

# breakthrough - Saturday 29 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Turkish national charged over deadly Bangkok bombing Breakthrough

Turkish national charged over deadly Bangkok bombing

It is the first arrest in connection with the 17 August bombing at the Erawan shrine

# breakthrough - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The government will fund life-prolonging treatment for a terminal cancer patient Breakthrough

The government will fund life-prolonging treatment for a terminal cancer patient

The drug is believed to cost between €65,000 and €85,000 per patient.

# breakthrough - Friday 24 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Are you a coeliac? This new pill could make eating gluten a piece of cake Breakthrough

Are you a coeliac? This new pill could make eating gluten a piece of cake

A natural supplement made from egg yolk has been developed.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie French teenager in remission from HIV 12 years after stopping treatment Breakthrough

French teenager in remission from HIV 12 years after stopping treatment

Researchers said there is renewed hope for patients who start treatment early after infection.

# breakthrough - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Woman gives birth to baby using ovarian tissue frozen when she was a child Breakthrough

Woman gives birth to baby using ovarian tissue frozen when she was a child

The woman had fragments of her ovary frozen before undergoing chemotherapy at the age of 14.

# breakthrough - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A herpes virus is being harnessed to battle skin cancer... Cold Sores

A herpes virus is being harnessed to battle skin cancer...

The results of the trial showed the treatment could lengthen survival by years in some patients.

# breakthrough - Thursday 5 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie How Jean-Claude Trichet WILL speak to the banking inquiry (sort of) Let's Talk This post contains videos

How Jean-Claude Trichet WILL speak to the banking inquiry (sort of)

The former ECB president may take questions when he visits Dublin next month – but not in Leinster House.

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