Saturday June 20, 2015
A new system of labelling alcohol products with health warnings, alcohol levels and calorie counts has been recommended in a new report, seen by RTÉ News.
Wednesday May 06, 2015
Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has defended the Government's record on tackling the growing problem of obesity, saying it has taken a number of steps in recent years to address the issue.
Tuesday March 03, 2015
Ireland has become the first country in Europe and the second in the world to pass plain packaging laws for tobacco products.
Thursday February 19, 2015
Legal firm Arthur Cox is facing questions from the Health Service Executive, one of its many public clients, over its involvement in threatened court action against the State over the plan to ban branded cigarette packaging, reports The Irish Times.
Saturday November 22, 2014
Medical professionals from around the world have gathered in Dublin for an international conference on Sudden Adult Death Syndrome.
Monday September 15, 2014
Stroke survivors could benefit from better rehabilitation in the community rather than longer stays in hospital, according to a new report.
Monday June 23, 2014
Chris Macey, Head of Advocacy at the Irish Heart Foundation, discusses a possible tax on sugary drinks to fight obesity
Monday March 17, 2014
Dr Rónán Collins, of the The Irish Heart Foundation's Council on Stroke, discusses a report suggesting 19 deaths have been linked with new medication
Monday March 10, 2014
The Irish Heart Foundation has advised people taking stroke-reducing medicines to talk to their prescribers about the correct doses they should be on.
Tuesday March 12, 2013
Dr Angie Brown, Medical Director of the Irish Heart Foundation, says the heel prick blood spot cards are crucial in terms of future genetic analysis