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# medicine - Last month October 2022

FactFind: How much does it cost the State to train a doctor in Ireland?
# Factcheck
From TheJournal.ie
# Factcheck

FactFind: How much does it cost the State to train a doctor in Ireland?

Oct 22nd 2022, 9:00 PM 29,644 Views 0 Comments

Figures cited online range can vary by hundreds of thousands

# medicine - This year 2022

Minister 'disappointed' by BOI decision to end graduate medical student loan
# Fees
From TheJournal.ie
# Fees

Minister 'disappointed' by BOI decision to end graduate medical student loan

Apr 30th 2022, 7:30 AM 27,704 Views 30 Comments

Fees for graduate entry medicine (GEM) students are now set at €16,290 per year for Irish students.

# medicine - Last year 2021

GP: When a super-spreadable virus meets a super-spreader event like Christmas we need to pause
# Booster Rollout
From TheJournal.ie
# Booster Rollout

GP: When a super-spreadable virus meets a super-spreader event like Christmas we need to pause

Updated Dec 16th 2021, 10:00 AM 36,485 Views 35 Comments

Our GP details how the booster programme is set to work via GP practices and advises readers to step up and get the shots.

Covid vaccines have saved 9,000 lives in Ireland among 60+ age group, study estimates
# Averted Deaths
From TheJournal.ie
# Averted Deaths

Covid vaccines have saved 9,000 lives in Ireland among 60+ age group, study estimates

Dec 2nd 2021, 6:22 PM 15,106 Views 48 Comments

New research by the ECDC and the WHO says that nearly 500,000 people across Europe are alive thanks to Covid vaccines.

Opinion: Coping with Long Covid - how exercise and other treatments can help
# Medicine
From TheJournal.ie
# Medicine

Opinion: Coping with Long Covid - how exercise and other treatments can help

Sep 9th 2021, 7:00 AM 17,762 Views 38 Comments

The focus on research into and symptoms of Long Covid needs to be complimented by treatment options, writes Dr Jennifer Dineen.

Consultant oncologist: 'I've seen more advanced cancer cases presenting since Covid hit last year'
# World Cancer DAy
From TheJournal.ie
# World Cancer DAy

Consultant oncologist: 'I've seen more advanced cancer cases presenting since Covid hit last year'

Feb 4th 2021, 7:00 AM 34,626 Views 7 Comments

Dr Greg Korpanty of University Hospital Limerick on cancer treatment in Ireland during a pandemic.

Final year medicine studies and Leinster career keeping Murphy busy
# BALANCING ACT
# BALANCING ACT

Final year medicine studies and Leinster career keeping Murphy busy

Jan 27th 2021, 6:30 AM 11,519 Views 10 Comments

The 25-year-old back row is nearing the end of his degree in UCD.

# medicine - All time

The former Munster centre now helping to fight Covid-19 as a doctor in Cork
# New Career
# New Career

The former Munster centre now helping to fight Covid-19 as a doctor in Cork

Apr 9th 2020, 7:30 PM 23,369 Views 9 Comments

Tom Gleeson had to retire from rugby in 2012 due to injury.

'A significant gamechanger': PrEP programme to reduce HIV rates being rolled out from today
# HIV
From TheJournal.ie
# HIV

'A significant gamechanger': PrEP programme to reduce HIV rates being rolled out from today

Nov 4th 2019, 6:10 AM 9,953 Views 7 Comments

The pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) treatment is the most recent development in the field of HIV prevention.

A record 1,450 doctors voluntarily withdrew from the Medical Council of Ireland last year
# Doctor Doctor
From TheJournal.ie
# Doctor Doctor

A record 1,450 doctors voluntarily withdrew from the Medical Council of Ireland last year

Oct 2nd 2019, 8:30 PM 49,318 Views 23 Comments

To practice medicine in Ireland you must be registered with the council.

Irish doctors urged to stop over-prescribing benzodiazepines and similar drugs
# Medical Council
From TheJournal.ie
# Medical Council

Irish doctors urged to stop over-prescribing benzodiazepines and similar drugs

Sep 19th 2019, 6:20 AM 26,965 Views 36 Comments

That council has warned that over-prescriptions of the drugs is affecting the safety of Irish patients.

Mahrez missed Man City's Community Shield win due to doping control worries
# Medicine
# Medicine

Mahrez missed Man City's Community Shield win due to doping control worries

Aug 4th 2019, 10:45 PM 18,097 Views 10 Comments

Pep Guardiola did not risk Riyad Mahrez against Liverpool to avoid any complications with the winger’s medicine and doping control.

Benzodiazepine use in Irish over 65s is higher than international average
# Medication
From TheJournal.ie
# Medication

Benzodiazepine use in Irish over 65s is higher than international average

Jul 8th 2019, 3:00 PM 31,759 Views 79 Comments

Benzodiazepine medicine use in women over 65 years is 40% higher than in men, finds a new report.

Clinical trials involving Irish patients 'saved the health service €13m' over two years
# Health
From TheJournal.ie
# Health

Clinical trials involving Irish patients 'saved the health service €13m' over two years

May 20th 2019, 5:46 PM 9,102 Views 3 Comments

A new report published today is calling for a scaling-up of clinical research infrastructure in Ireland.

Opinion: Cancer screening can't provide 100% certainty - but the programme saves many lives
# Opinion
From TheJournal.ie
# Opinion

Opinion: Cancer screening can't provide 100% certainty - but the programme saves many lives

May 11th 2019, 7:30 AM 10,119 Views 22 Comments

A recent judgement said doctors must have absolute confidence that results are normal – unfortunately, that just isn’t possible, writes Dr Ciarán Ó Riain.

We've found the cure in feature race, it's Medicine
# Racing
# Racing

We've found the cure in feature race, it's Medicine

Mar 30th 2019, 8:05 AM 2,595 Views 0 Comments

Listed races like these at tracks like Navan will be Medicine Jack’s bread and butter.

Dr Anthony O'Connor: 'I remember the detail of my errors and the guilt and shame I felt are burnt onto my mind'
# Opinion
From TheJournal.ie
# Opinion

Dr Anthony O'Connor: 'I remember the detail of my errors and the guilt and shame I felt are burnt onto my mind'

Dec 8th 2018, 6:00 PM 38,542 Views 47 Comments

Dr Anthony O’Connor writes about how doctors make mistakes – and what we can do about creating an atmosphere that’s not about ‘blame and shame’.

'Any time there is medication involved everyone needs to be very, very cautious'
# Painkillers
# Painkillers

'Any time there is medication involved everyone needs to be very, very cautious'

Dec 7th 2018, 8:00 AM 19,281 Views 62 Comments

Leinster coach Leo Cullen underlined the quality of the province’s medical team.

Opinion: HIV positive women face a unique set of challenges
# Opinion
From TheJournal.ie
# Opinion

Opinion: HIV positive women face a unique set of challenges

Dec 1st 2018, 1:00 PM 25,296 Views 17 Comments

On the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day, women who have HIV still face increased stigma, writes Dr Denise Proudfoot

Explainer: Is Ireland in danger of a medicines shortage because of Brexit?
# Medicine
From TheJournal.ie
# Medicine

Explainer: Is Ireland in danger of a medicines shortage because of Brexit?

Jul 31st 2018, 12:05 AM 14,047 Views 42 Comments

Here we do our best to explain…

Dr Dora Gorman: Ireland's football, hockey and GAA star who just graduated medicine at UCD
# Doctor
# Doctor

Dr Dora Gorman: Ireland's football, hockey and GAA star who just graduated medicine at UCD

Jun 24th 2018, 10:00 AM 34,092 Views 25 Comments

Dora Gorman discusses captaining Ireland at World Cups and European Championships, playing gaelic for Galway and recently graduating top of her class at UCD.

Alcohol, tobacco and medicine seized at Dublin Port
# Revenue
From TheJournal.ie
# Revenue

Alcohol, tobacco and medicine seized at Dublin Port

Jun 15th 2018, 5:54 PM 10,426 Views 11 Comments

The contraband products have a combined estimated retail value of almost €9,000.

Government looking at how to best source 'quality' medical cannabis for new access programme
# Longterm Illness
From TheJournal.ie
# Longterm Illness

Government looking at how to best source 'quality' medical cannabis for new access programme

May 22nd 2018, 7:21 PM 16,818 Views 43 Comments

Minister Harris told his Cabinet colleagues his department are looking at how to give “quality assurance” to patients.

Breakdown: Average number of public patients per GPs across the country
# Irish Patients Association
From TheJournal.ie
# Irish Patients Association

Breakdown: Average number of public patients per GPs across the country

Apr 22nd 2018, 4:28 PM 22,669 Views 25 Comments

Some GPs have as many as 1,218 public patients, while others have just 442.

People are absolutely convinced that Harry Styles' new track is his 'bisexual anthem'
# Harry Styles
From The Daily Edge
# Harry Styles

People are absolutely convinced that Harry Styles' new track is his 'bisexual anthem'

Mar 15th 2018, 2:49 PM 16,796 Views 0 Comments

“We really out here loving a queer man.”

'I could never work again after I got sick, that really affected me'
# Blood Clotting
From TheJournal.ie
# Blood Clotting

'I could never work again after I got sick, that really affected me'

Mar 10th 2018, 9:15 AM 18,481 Views 7 Comments

Every year at least 80 people in Ireland develop acute intestinal failure.

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

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

Mar 7th 2018, 7:32 AM 14,971 Views 13 Comments

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

The Paris Climate Agreement is REALLY expensive... but it could end up saving us money
# Climate Change
From TheJournal.ie
# Climate Change

The Paris Climate Agreement is REALLY expensive... but it could end up saving us money

Mar 3rd 2018, 8:15 AM 15,573 Views 50 Comments

Its cost could be outweighed by health savings in the area of air pollution disease and death.

Pharmacists urge people to ensure they have 'supply of essential medicines' before storm hits
# Beast From The East
From TheJournal.ie
# Beast From The East

Pharmacists urge people to ensure they have 'supply of essential medicines' before storm hits

Feb 27th 2018, 10:03 AM 11,864 Views 35 Comments

The Irish Pharmacy Union has warned that patients could experience “significant disruption for several days”.

'I had to look after this puppy when I could barely look after myself'
# Journey
# Journey

'I had to look after this puppy when I could barely look after myself'

Feb 18th 2018, 8:00 AM 20,783 Views 5 Comments

Irish Alpine skier Kirsty McGarry chats to The42 about representing Ireland twice at the Winter Olympics and the difficult aftermath.

Medicine students forced to resit exam after initial Christmas paper revealed to be 'compromised'
# UCD
From TheJournal.ie
# UCD

Medicine students forced to resit exam after initial Christmas paper revealed to be 'compromised'

Feb 3rd 2018, 4:08 PM 26,803 Views 24 Comments

A high proportion of second-year medical students studying the ‘Cell Cell Communication’ module were found to have achieved A grades in the ‘compromised’ exam.

Ibuprofen during pregnancy could harm fertility of unborn baby girls - study
# Fertility
From TheJournal.ie
# Fertility

Ibuprofen during pregnancy could harm fertility of unborn baby girls - study

Feb 2nd 2018, 7:46 AM 20,418 Views 33 Comments

One in three women are estimated to use ibuprofen in the first three months of pregnancy.

The 1918 pandemic killed millions - Now scientists are trying to design a stronger flu shot to prevent a repeat
# Fighting Back
From TheJournal.ie
# Fighting Back

The 1918 pandemic killed millions - Now scientists are trying to design a stronger flu shot to prevent a repeat

Jan 21st 2018, 9:45 AM 18,836 Views 53 Comments

There’s currently no way to predict what strain of the shape-shifting flu virus could trigger another pandemic.

This video game helps doctors perform better in severe trauma situations
# Research
From TheJournal.ie
# Research

This video game helps doctors perform better in severe trauma situations

Dec 17th 2017, 7:30 AM 9,135 Views 2 Comments

Physicians who played the game had a 53% failure rate, compared to 74% for those who studied the textbooks.

Myth debunked: Rainy weather does NOT cause achy joints and sore backs
# Research
From TheJournal.ie
# Research

Myth debunked: Rainy weather does NOT cause achy joints and sore backs

Dec 16th 2017, 9:15 AM 14,748 Views 46 Comments

Researchers from Harvard Medical School found there is no correlation between achy joints and rainfall.

A huge breakthrough has been made that could stop the devastating Huntington’s disease
# Medicine
From TheJournal.ie
# Medicine

A huge breakthrough has been made that could stop the devastating Huntington’s disease

Dec 11th 2017, 10:59 PM 28,399 Views 22 Comments

The research was made at University College London.

Epilepsy drug which has left 400 Irish children with disabilities to come under EU review today
# Valproate
From TheJournal.ie
# Valproate

Epilepsy drug which has left 400 Irish children with disabilities to come under EU review today

Sep 26th 2017, 6:25 AM 20,707 Views 8 Comments

An Irish woman whose three children have disabilities will give evidence at a public hearing today.

'A chronic haemorrhage': Just one in five trainee doctors plan to definitely stay in Ireland to work
# RSCI
From TheJournal.ie
# RSCI

'A chronic haemorrhage': Just one in five trainee doctors plan to definitely stay in Ireland to work

Sep 26th 2017, 6:15 AM 22,553 Views 87 Comments

The RSCI has published a survey about the medical workforce in Ireland.

Many mislabelled moisturisers are causing problems for skin disorder sufferers
# Study
From TheJournal.ie
# Study

Many mislabelled moisturisers are causing problems for skin disorder sufferers

Sep 10th 2017, 5:00 PM 21,205 Views 17 Comments

A new study has found that moisturisers marked ‘fragrance free’ and ‘hypoallergenic’ often were not.

A new meningitis test could stop children being treated unnecessarily
# Revolutionary
From TheJournal.ie
# Revolutionary

A new meningitis test could stop children being treated unnecessarily

Aug 30th 2017, 8:22 AM 6,224 Views 4 Comments

The test could also cut testing times from 48 hours to one hour.

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