Simon Coveney: “The challenges that we face are the fact that a lot of the medicines that would have been supplied into Ireland until now come either via the UK or from the UK.”

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has urged people not to stockpile medicines over fears of a hard Brexit. The Minister said the Republic h(...)

The Revenue Commissioners have made plans for emergency medicines coming into the State to be fast-tracked at customs entry points after Brexit. File photograph: Jason Clarke Photography

The Revenue Commissioners have made plans with the pharmaceutical industry for emergency medicines coming into the State to be fast-tracked at customs(...)

Minsiter for Health Simon Harris speaking in Farmleigh in Dublin on Friday. Photograph: Maxwell Photography

The continued supply of medicines to patients in this State is one of the main concerns facing the health service from Brexit, Minister for Health Sim(...)

It is alleged three women customers of the Anne Rossi clinic received injections of a botox-like product from Ms Rossi in when there was no doctor or pharmacist present as required by law.

A beautician who denies unlawfully administering botox-like treatment to customers has claimed before the High Court that a State regulatory authority(...)

Investigations of devices include  contact lenses. Photograph: Thomas Trutschel/ Photothek via Getty Images

Eleven incidents where medical devices are suspected of having played a role in the deaths of patients in just three years are under investigation in (...)

The study authors, based at Aarhus University Hospital, said it was time to “acknowledge potential health risks” of diclofenac.

Patients with heart problems should avoid the use of painkiller diclofenac, the active component in Difene, after a major study linked it to an increa(...)

A HIV self-test kit. File photograph: Mauro Pimentel/AFP/ Getty Images

The State’s medicines and health products watchdog has warned people against relying solely on self-administered Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) te(...)

A number of drugs used to treat blood pressure and heart conditions are being recalled as a precautionary measure after an impurity believed to cause cancer was found in them.

A number of drugs used to treat blood pressure and heart conditions are being recalled as a precautionary measure after an impurity believed to cause (...)

Luke O’Brien May from Co Limerick who died after using a drug called Stanozolol. Photograph via Facebook

The Coroner of Cork City has warned of the dangers of steroid use after a sports loving 18-year-old boy died from using a drug called Stanozolol. Luk(...)

Counterfeit high-end beauty products sold online and in street markets have been found to contain arsenic and lead

Counterfeit high-end beauty products sold online and in street markets have been found to contain arsenic and lead, following tests of confiscated ite(...)

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