Wednesday February 25, 2015
Three men from Austria have become the first people to undergo a pioneering new surgical technique enabling them to use a robotic prosthetic hand controlled by their minds.
Sunday December 21, 2014
The Irish Patients' Association has described the news that thousands of patients are on hidden waiting lists within the health service as "yet another symptom of the appalling apartheid that is in our public health system..."
Wednesday December 17, 2014
The UK's highest court has overturned a ruling made in favour of two Catholic midwives who object to any involvement in abortion procedures.
Monday December 15, 2014
Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has said that he believes the overcrowding situation at Beaumont Hospital should ease in a few days.
Thursday November 27, 2014
US competition authorities have approved a pair of major deals in the medical field, including Medtronic's purchase of Covidien.
Wednesday November 26, 2014
Two elderly women who underwent symphysiotomy operations have brought a legal challenge to the Government redress scheme announced recently.
Tuesday November 11, 2014
Ten women have died in India and dozens more are in hospital, many in a critical condition, after a state-run mass sterilisation.
Tuesday October 14, 2014
Children's heart operations are set to be delivered on a cross-border basis from a single surgical centre in Dublin.
Monday September 29, 2014
US medical device maker Medtronic is likely to try to renegotiate the structure and terms of its $42.9bn deal to buy Dublin-based Covidien in response to new US tax rules, according to people familiar with the situation.
Friday September 19, 2014
Redress payments for women affected by the practice of symphysiotomy are expected to start coming through by Christmas, according to the Patient Focus campaign group.