A decade-long national policy of vaccinating all newborns against tuberculosis (TB) should be ended in favour of selective vaccination of children in high-risk groups, the State’s health watchdog has advised.

A decade-long national policy of vaccinating all newborns against tuberculosis (TB) should be ended in favour of selective vaccination of children in (...)

DIT students  at the Spire in Dublin during a “Bra Walk” in aid of Action Breast Cancer last year. Breast cancer is the most common invasive cancer diagnosed in women in Ireland and the second most common cause of cancer death in women.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish  Times

Annual surveillance should be provided for women under 50 years of age who are at a higher risk of breast cancer due to a genetic predispositio(...)