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Nivolumab is already approved for use in cases of melanoma, renal cancer, Hodgkin lymphoma and a form of cancer affecting the head and neck, and has now been approved for lung cancer.

The Health Service Executive (HSE) has recommended the use of the potentially life-extending cancer drug nivolumab (sold as Opdivo) for patients with (...)

A 58-year-old merchant seaman drowned after falling into the sea at Dublin Port last January. Ukranian national Oleksandr Kondrashyn was retrieved f(...)

Lorna and Marlou Patindol, from the Philippines: hope the papal visit can draw people back into the Catholic Church.   Photograph: Dave Meehan

When Lorna and Marlou Patindol heard Pope Francis would visit Dublin for the World Meeting of Families, they immediately booked a week’s holiday from (...)

Patrick Joyce was killed in a crash at the Clontarf Road/Malahide Road junction in Dublin at approximately 1am on Friday. Photograph: Collins

The man killed in a single vehicle collision in Fairview, north Dublin in the early hours of Friday morning, has been named as Patrick Joyce. Mr Joyc(...)

 Coombe hospital: the bishops have no say in any maternity hospital in the State. None are run by the church. Photograph: Barry Cronin

Agitation over the Catholic bishops Code of Ethical Standards for Healthcare in recent weeks was greatly exaggerated. Relevant healthcare facilities (...)

Flood, famine, shipwreck -  none seemed to slow Mother Mary Patrick’s pace

Lady Frances Isabella Sophia Mary Moloney lived a life of starkly contrasting halves. Born into aristocracy, with a Hapsburg princess for a maternal a(...)

Gardaí at the scene at Avondale House on North Cumberland Street, Dublin 1  after  Gareth Hutch was shot dead. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

Gardaí made 38 requests for mobile phone records as part of their investigation into the killing of Gareth Hutch, the trial of three Dubliners accused(...)

Laura Magahy. In the early 1990s, as one of the the youngest ever heads of a semi-State body she oversaw the redevelopment of Temple Bar in Dublin. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Announcing Laura Magahy’s appointment as executive director of the Sláintecare health reform project this week, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar described her a(...)

From left, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with Laura Magahy, Dr Tom Keane and Minister for Health Simon Harris. Photograph: Maxwell Photography

The woman selected to oversee a 10-year plan to reform the State’s health service has been urged to divest her stake in a consultancy firm before taki(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris sought approval from Cabinet on Thursday morning for the appointment of Laura Magahy. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Government has approved the appointment of Laura Magahy as executive director of the Slaintecare programme office. Ms Magahy is a former director(...)

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