Wednesday April 29, 2015
Europe's highest court has ruled that a lifetime ban on gay men giving blood "may be justified" in certain cases, but it had to be proportionate and national authorities had to be able to establish that such men were at high risk of acquiring diseases.
Sunday February 15, 2015
An increase in the dumping of drug paraphernalia in Galway city is a worry for the public and the Health Service Executive, according to the HSE West's regional drugs coordinator.
Friday January 30, 2015
US drugmaker AbbVie today reported a better than expected quarterly adjusted profit due to higher sales of its autoimmune disease drug Humira.
Wednesday January 28, 2015
The Government is to give effect to Judge John Quirke's recommendation that the special medical card be awarded to survivors of Magdalene Laundries and similar institutions.
Monday January 19, 2015
The Government has been challenged to honour its promise to provide survivors of Magdalene laundries with the healthcare services recommended in the Quirke report 18 months ago.
Monday January 12, 2015
Dublin pub Quinn's in Drumcondra has been fined €1,750 after health inspectors found a dead rat, raw sewage and soiled toilet paper in their main stockrooms.
Saturday January 03, 2015
A Libyan accused over the 1998 Al-Qaeda bombings of US embassies in Africa has died, days before he was to stand trial in New York, his lawyer said.
Thursday November 13, 2014
An early access programme to new anti-viral drugs for around 120 people with Hepatitis C, who have advanced liver disease, is to be introduced by the HSE.
Friday October 24, 2014
An early access programme to a new drug for up to 200 people with Hepatitis C could be operational within a few weeks, subject to an agreement with the drug makers on price.
Thursday October 23, 2014
Gardaí are investigating the suspected misappropriation of funds at Hepatitis C Support group Positive Action, believed to involve up to €200,000.