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Your pharmacist should be your first port of call if you are in pain

Tuesday 12th November 2019 - Sinead Ryan MPSI - healthnews.ie

Pharmacists have a central role in counselling and educating patients in pain management. When pain killers are taken correctly, they can provide a useful option for responsibly managing pain. Pharmacists are experts in medicines and one of the first ports of call should be your local pharmacy if yo... Read more →

Taoiseach to make formal State apology over smear test controversy

Monday 21st October 2019 - Carl O'Brien - The Irish Times

Taoiseach to make formal State apology over smear test controversy Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is due to make a formal State apology on Tuesday to women and their families who have been affected by the controversy over cervical smear test results. Hundreds of women with cervical cancer were not told fo... Read more →

Taking Fish Oil Supplements Can Cut Your Risk of Heart Disease

Thursday 10th October 2019 - George Citroner - Healthline

Cancer and heart disease are the two leading causes of death in middle-aged adults, according to a 2017 reportTrusted Source by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). However, a study called the Vitamin D and Omega-3 Trial (VITAL) finds that both vitamin D and fish oil may play an im... Read more →

Here’s What Getting Less Than 7 Hours of Sleep a Night Can Do to You

Thursday 26th September 2019 - Brian Krans - Healthline.com

Here’s What Getting Less Than 7 Hours of Sleep a Night Can Do to You New research found when healthy men in their 20s got only 5 hours of sleep per night, the way their bodies metabolized fat shifted.Rather than evaporating triglyceride-rich lipoproteins that have been linked to the formation... Read more →

Low-Carb Diets Recommended for People with Diabetes — But How Low Is Low Enough?

Monday 19th August 2019 - Ginger Vieira - Healthline

Low-Carb Diets Recommended for People with Diabetes — But How Low Is Low Enough? Research continues to support the idea that reducing the amount of carbohydrates in your diet is a worthwhile goal for anyone with diabetes. Through the combined effort of Bispebjerg Hospital, Aarhus University,... Read more →

How diet quality affects the colon's microbiome

Wednesday 17th July 2019 - Ana Sanoiu - MedicalNewsToday

How diet quality affects the colon's microbiome New research has examined the effect of dietary quality on the composition of the colon's microbiota. The study suggests that following a high quality diet may increase the number of beneficial bacteria, whereas following a low quality diet may raise ... Read more →

Trying to Lower Your Blood Pressure? Drinking Tomato Juice May Help

Monday 8th July 2019 - Kimberly Holland - Healthline

Trying to Lower Your Blood Pressure? Drinking Tomato Juice May Help New research claims drinking a glass of unsalted tomato juice daily is a simple way to lower blood pressure and reduce the risk of heart disease. Better heart health could be as simple as enjoying a glass of unsalted tomato juice ... Read more →

Vitamin D Won’t Lower Risk of a Heart Attack, But There Are Still Reasons to Take It

Monday 24th June 2019 - George Citroner - Healthline

Vitamin D Won’t Lower Risk of a Heart Attack, But There Are Still Reasons to Take It Experts say vitamin D won’t improve cardiovascular health, but it can strengthen bones and improve overall health. The benefits of regular vitamin D consumption has received a lot of attention in recen... Read more →

Trying to Lower Your Blood Pressure? Drinking Tomato Juice May Help

Friday 21st June 2019 - Kimberly Holland - Healthline

Trying to Lower Your Blood Pressure? Drinking Tomato Juice May Help New research claims drinking a glass of unsalted tomato juice daily is a simple way to lower blood pressure and reduce the risk of heart disease. Better heart health could be as simple as enjoying a glass of unsalted tomato juice ... Read more →

Why Spending Just Two Hours a Week in Nature Is Good for You

Friday 14th June 2019 - Shawn Radcliffe - Healthline

Why Spending Just Two Hours a Week in Nature Is Good for You Recent research has found clear evidence that going for a hike can help your health. Anyone who’s watched a child run free in a forest or play in a stream doesn’t need a research study to tell them that spending time in natur... Read more →

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