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Vitamin D in prevention of falls and fractures in older people
The association of normal vitamin D levels and reduced incidence of fractures is undeniable and the current consensus is to ensure appropriate vitamin D supplementation in all deficient individuals


Identifying the signs and symptoms of dysphagia
The ability to swallow is something many of us take for granted. We swallow at least 600 times each day and up to 1.5 litres of this can be subconscious swallowing of our own saliva, therefore a swallowing disorder can have a major impact on quality of life

Improving patient radiation safety in Ireland

A lack of understanding as to what constitutes a notifiable incident must be addressed in order to optimise patient safety and ensure it remains a priority

Ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease
In our Hospital Clinical Education Programme, we look at four case studies, including the case of a 20-year-old man with a four-year history of Crohn's

Special Olympics improves quality of life
New cancer institute for Ireland
Irish team in potential depression breakthrough
Children's wellbeing shaped by family circumstances
Anger increases heart attack risk
Hundreds of children left waiting in pain
Focus on phenylketonuria (PKU)
Somatic symptom disorder
Male baldness
Need for systematic approach to care of high-need, high-cost patients
Who will benefit from CVD prevention?
Nine steps in planning a pregnancy
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