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Artificial intelligence has the potential to improve both compliance and the accuracy of retinal imaging, Microsoft’s chief medical officer Dr Simon Kos says.

In Ireland 6.5 per cent of adults aged between 20 and 79 live with diabetes. Unfortunately, the condition is the leading cause of blindness among adul(...)

Research by the Cochrane Review scientific network confirms that the human papillomavirus vaccination (HPV) is very effective in reducing cases of cervical cancer. Photograph: David Cheskin/PA

Vaccines designed to prevent infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) are effective in protecting against pre-cancerous cervical lesions in women, p(...)

With more than 90 per cent of the population using smartphones, people are more likely to turn to technology for help for mental health problems.

“Don’t worry, be Appy” was the catchy title of a panel discussion on the growing phenomenon of mental health apps during this year’s First Fortnight f(...)

Cannabis as a medicine has the uncommon property of having no lethal dose which means that it has never killed any patient, ever.

There was great joy in the Dáil last Thursday with the passing of the People Before Profit Cannabis for Medicinal Use Regulation Bill 2016 through its(...)

Card-carrying medical marijuana patients  at the first-ever cannabis farmers’ market in Los Angeles. Photograph:  Frederic J Brown/AFP/Getty Images

The speed with which our legislators have taken to heart a proposal to legalise medicinal cannabis smacks of undue haste and a pandering to fashion. (...)