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‘No doubt’ e-cigarettes harmful – WHO

Electronic cigarettes are harmful both to users and bystanders exposed to the fumes, the World Health Organization has said in a report warning they can damage growing foetuses and impact teenagers' brains. The vaping devices have been pushed by producers as well...

Waiting times to see a gastroenterologist in Tallaght Hospital “unacceptable”

Dublin South West TD Seán Crowe has described the lengthy outpatient waiting list to see a gastroenterologist in Tallaght Hospital as unacceptable.  The Sinn Féin TD spoke out after receiving a reply from the HSE to a Parliamentary Question...

Tallaght Hospital raises €30,000 from Charity Cycle

Tallaght Hospital's successful annual Summer 99 Charity Cycle raised €30,000 for the Hospital's Intensive Care Unit this year. This year's cycle took place in June and saw 124 cyclists follow one of two routes in the Wicklow Mountains, varying...

Meet Caradh

I am originally from Sligo and have been a member of Tallaght Martial Arts since 2009. I began kickboxing nearly 20 years ago and have won over 11 National Titles at both Junior and Senior Level. I have also been...

Tallaght Hospital lung disease information event takes place this week

Tallaght Hospital will hold a public meeting on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in the Green Isle Hotel on the Naas Road at 7pm this Thursday 16th February. The event is organised by COPD Outreach at Tallaght Hospital, in...

Irish Cancer Society say new ad campaign is deliberately provocative

The Irish Cancer Society says it doesn't want to cause distress to those affected by cancer with its new publicity campaign but instead wants to drive home the message that getting cancer is hard-hitting and impactful. The organisation has received complaints...

Palliative Care is Still Largely Misunderstood by the Public

Survey highlights need for greater understanding of the benefits of Palliative Care. The research was carried out as part of an omnibus survey by iReach Insights on a representative sample of 1000 adults across Ireland. More than half of adults surveyed...
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Facebook creates coronavirus prevention maps with data from its users

Facebook creates coronavirus prevention maps with data from its users The network will offer users in the US to participate...

Smart toilets, the first screening to detect diseases

Toilet of an aeroplane.  A group of Stanford researchers create a system capable of finding diseases in the urine and faeces 3.0 toilets are ready to...

TCM classic film festival can be enjoyed at home due to coronavirus

"This is a remote and 'please stay home' celebration of some movies and moments from the past decade at the TCM Classic Film Festival,"...

These migrants could save Trump, but he insists on deporting them

Thousands of migrant doctors work in the US, the epicentre of the pandemic, sheltered by a program that Donald Trump recently interrupted. Now they face...