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START Competition

  • 04 Jul 2016

The Health Research Board – Trials Methodology Research Network (HRB-TMRN) wishes to celebrate International Clinical Trials Day with the help of the younger members of our community.

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Fuzzy thinking on fizzy drinks?

Fuzzy thinking on fizzy drinks?

  • 27 May 2016

Obesity epidemic and sugar tax- Letter to the Editor Published on The Irish Times May 2016

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MSc in Occupational Health  becomes IOSH Accredited

MSc in Occupational Health becomes IOSH Accredited

  • 09 May 2016

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) recently reviewed all aspects of the MSc In Occupational Health which included specific course features such as health and safety practice, evidence based practice informed by research evidence and legislation, reflective practice, and interdisciplinary working. The programme officially became IOSH accredited in December 2015

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Sugar tax will help us battle obesity epidemic

Sugar tax will help us battle obesity epidemic

  • 11 Apr 2016

There is a compelling case for Ireland to follow the UK and introduce a tax on sugar-sweetened drinks, says Professor Ivan Perry, of UCC’s Department of Epidemiology & Public Health

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UCC Professor to improve care for self-harm patients

UCC Professor to improve care for self-harm patients

  • 02 Mar 2016

Professor Arensman intends to improve the care provided in Irish hospitals for people engaging in self-harm, which is expected to reduce repeated self-harm and suicide nationally.

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How excessive sugar hurts our physical and mental health

How excessive sugar hurts our physical and mental health

  • 02 Mar 2016

Eva Orsmond’s Sugar Crash documentary on RTÉ woke up hundreds of thousands of people to the dangers of our excessive sugar consumption. But it’s not just our physical health that suffers. It’s also our mood and mental health, says Olivia Kelleher.

 

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Where you live could save your life, says SIREN study

Where you live could save your life, says SIREN study

  • 08 Feb 2016

The figures suggest up to 1,000 lives a year could be saved if every county had the same outcomes as Dublin.

The Study of the Impact of Reconfiguration on Emergency and Urgent Care Networks uses data on 16 serious conditions that require emergency treatment, such as heart attack and stroke.

It’s based on CSO data on deaths from emergency conditions from 2010-12 with data on the number of emergency cases as detailed by the Hospital In-Patient Enquiry database.

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