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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Very hungry caterpillars could be the answer to the Earth’s massive plastic bag prob...

Federica Bertocchini, a scientist at the University of Cantabria in Spain and amateur beekeeper, made the discovery while tending her beehives. Wax caterpillars are bred for fishing bait but they are...

Man initially denied lung transplant for pot use dies

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — A man who was denied a lung transplant at the University of Utah because marijuana was found in his system has died after suffering complications from recent surgery. Reports s...

Importance of vaccinating children highlighted during National

The Lowndes County Health Department urges parents or guardians to protect their infant from vaccine-preventable diseases by ensuring their little ones and everyone around them, are vaccinated and up...

Tell us Scotland… is this poll about Scottish men and their snoring habits really tr...

WOMEN across the UK are being kept awake by their male partner's heavy snoring – but Scottish men snore the least, a new poll has revealed. A poll of 2,000 Brits – 1,000 men and 1,000 women – found t...

First malaria vaccine to be widely tested in Africa next year

Ghana, Kenya and Malawi to start large scale trial of RTS,S injectable vaccine in 2018. 24 Apr 2017 16:49 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. Listen to this page using ReadSpea...

HSE: Complacency over vaccines could cause death in Ireland

The Health Service Executive (HSE) has warned complacency in relation to vaccines could cause Irish deaths as a large measles outbreak grips Europe. It comes as this week marks European Immunisation ...

‘He ended up in an induced coma’: Matt Dawson on his son’s meningitis ba...

English rugby star Matt Dawson has said he wants no parent to go through what his family did when his toddler contracted meningitis and in a coma in intensive care. The scrum half wants parents to be...

Families accuse hospital of ‘attempted cover up’

A number of families at the centre of the long awaited review of maternity services at Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe have criticised what they describe as the "attempted cover-up of the failing...

Exercise keeps mind sharp for over 50s

Taking up exercise at any age is worthwhile for the brain, Australian research shows. A study published in the British Medical Journal of Sports Medicine has found exercising for at least 45 minutes ...

That glass of white wine could be affecting your skin

Maybe, according to new research that found women with certain drinking patterns had a higher risk of developing rosacea, an inflammatory skin condition. “We found white wine and liquor were signific...

Maternity hospital delay frustrating

Economist David McWilliams today attacked the religious order at the centre of the controversy over the new National Maternity Hospital as landlords with rosary beads. On the Marian Finucane show on ...

Singer performs throughout six-hour brain surgery: ‘It was a very peaceful and seren...

Zachary Zortman in recovery with his brother, Jesse Zortman, by his side. Courtesy of Zachary Zortman. More On: surgery · Woman whose nose and lips 'fell off' is growing new set on chest · This 5-yea...

Chinese researchers develop model for malaria elimination

Guangzhou, China – A researcher at the Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine says the fast elimination of malaria by source eradication (FEMSE) is cheap and has achieved effective results since it...

St Vincent’s Hospital Board To Review Status Of National Maternity Hospital

Minister for Health Simon Harris must implement a compulsory purchase order if necessary to buy the religious owned site at St Vincent's Hospital for the State, Labour health spokesman Alan Kelly has...

IMO president says “fake news” behind fall in HPV immunisation rates

Dr Ann Hogan, the new president of the Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) says that "fake news" is causing a drop in vaccination rates. Addressing the medical organisation's AGM in Galway, Dr Hogan tol...

Frito-Lay recalls several potato chip products due to salmonella concerns

Frito-Lay is voluntarily recalling select Jalapeño Flavored Lay's Kettle Cooked potato chips and Jalapeño Flavored Miss Vickie's Kettle Cooked potato chips due to the potential presence of salmonella...

HSE under fire for spending €251000 over two years on internal staff magazine

The HSE came under fire today for spending €251,000 over the past two years on an internal staff magazine. Disability rights campaigner and mother of a special needs teenager Cllr Ann Norton (Ind) de...

Mobile Phones Caused Brain Tumour: Italian Court Rules

In a landmark decision, a telecommunications worker has been awarded damages for a brain tumor he developed after excessive phone usage required for his job. Roberto Romeo called for public safety gu...

Sydney measles alert issued after new patient visited popular locations while infectious

KFL&A Public Health is investigating a second case of measles in an unimmunised adult from the Kingston area, linked to a case that occurred locally within the last three weeks. The fact that thi...

BREAKING NEWS: Vera Twomey faces arrest for making medicinal cannabis stand

A mother who travelled to Spain to obtain medicinal cannabis for her daughter said she was "severely disappointed" when it was confiscated by customs officials yesterday. Vera Twomey arrived at Dubli...