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Medical gaslighting occurs more to women than men

Olive O’Connor knew in her gut that something wasn’t right with her new born baby, but no one would listen to her. Nurses said she was being over prot(...)

The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland said the study’s findings on vaping were ‘worrying’. File photograph: Eva Hambach/AFP/Getty Images

E-cigarettes damage the brain, heart, blood vessels and lungs, according to a new study by cardiologists who have called for a ban on vaping. The stu(...)

Report notes there are just over 500 patients awaiting psychological and surgical evaluations for sleeve gastrectomy operations. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Hundreds of morbidly obese people are being left waiting more than five years for potentially life-changing surgery, a private medical report compiled(...)

Prof Michael Turner: Maternal obesity is challenging, costly and has lifelong consequences. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

One in five overweight mothers had become obese by the time they gave birth to their second child, new Irish research indicates. Eleven per cent of t(...)

Government plans to make it mandatory for restaurants to display calorie counts on menus will have a “devastating impact” on the industry, the Restaurant Association of Ireland has warned. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images.

Government plans to make it mandatory for restaurants to display calorie counts on menus will have a “devastating impact” on the industry, the Restaur(...)

Many people overlook the serious direct and indirect impacts of men’s sexual health. Some conditions are specific to men, but many are intrinsically r(...)

Legislation to ban smoking in cars where children are present will be ready in the next number of weeks, Minister for Health James Reilly said today. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Legislation to ban smoking in cars where children are present will be ready in the “next number of weeks”, Minister for Health James Reilly sai(...)

Prof Aiden McCormack of the Irish Society of Gastroenterology accused the alcohol industry of a “conflict of interest” in promoting moderation while at the same time trying to sell product. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The alcohol industry’s efforts to curb excessive drinking are ”a joke” and actually encourage greater consumption, leading doctors have claimed(...)