Inquiry into Dr Declan Egan's treatment of Lorna McKeogh has been adjourned

Adjournment in Medical Council inquiry

11.56 A Medical Council inquiry into a case involving a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist and his treatment of a woman with a condition which causes fallopian tubes to be blocked, has been adjourned.

Genetic studies of some of the earliest Ebola cases in Sierra Leone have revealed more than 300 genetic changes

Senegal confirms first Ebola case

29 Aug Senegal confirmed its first case of Ebola this morning, as the country's health minister announced that a young Guinean had tested positive for the deadly virus.

The WHO said the outbreak has killed 1,552 people this year

Death toll from Ebola outbreak rises - WHO

28 Aug The death toll from the Ebola outbreak tearing through West Africa has passed the 1,500 mark while the number of cases has soared past 3,000, the World Health Organization has said.

The 60-year-old woman became pregnant at 24 but had a miscarriage (Pic: NKP Salve Institute of Medical Sciences)

Doctors remove 36-year-old foetus from woman

26 Aug Doctors in India have removed the skeleton of a foetus that had been inside a woman for 36 years in what is believed to be the world's longest ectopic pregnancy, a doctor has said.

WHO says e-cigarettes pose a serious threat to foetuses and youths

WHO calls for restrictions on e-cigarettes

26 Aug The World Health Organization has called for strict regulation of electronic cigarettes and bans on indoor use, advertising and sales to minors, in the latest bid to control the booming new market.

The HSE is to conduct the report in the shortest time possible

HSE to commence abortion inquiry immediately

23 Aug The Health Service Executive has said the inquiry team involved in examining the care given to the woman at the centre of the latest abortion controversy will begin its work immediately.

Leo Varadkar asked people to wait until all of the facts are known 'before jumping to any conclusions'

Varadkar awaiting HSE report on abortion case

20 Aug The terms of reference and the team for an internal HSE review, into the care provided to a woman who had her pregnancy ended in controversial circumstances, are due to be published tomorrow.

The scientists say the discovery will lead to multiple uses in areas like healthcare, the automotive industry and robotics

Rubber bands could monitor health issues

20 Aug Ordinary rubber bands could be transformed into wearable sensors for monitoring blood pressure, joint movement and blood glucose, as a result of a discovery by researchers at the AMBER materials science centre and Trinity College, Dublin.

Concerns raised over overcrowding and staff shortages

Drogheda: Nurses in protest over overcrowding

20 Aug More than 70 nurses took part in a hour long protest at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda to highlight concerns over the number of patients on trolleys in the Emergency Department.