Graham Love

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 Anne-Marie Looney, a HRB-funded PhD student working within the Neonatal Brain Research area at the Infant Biobank.  Photograph:  Tomas Tyner, UCC

In a research centre in Cork, more than 1.5 million tissue samples from pregnant women, their partners and very young babies are kept in a freezer. Th(...)

Rosanna Davison: ‘gluten in food should be avoided’.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley

In 2003, Rosanna Davison was crowned the world’s most beautiful woman when she won Miss World. By 2012, with dad Chris de Burgh’s blessing, Davison(...)

Water in Ireland is currently fluoridated at between 0.6 and 0.8 ppm, half the limit permitted by the World Health Organisation. File photograph: Getty Images

A review of the practice of adding fluoride to water supplies has found no definitive evidence that it causes negative health effects. Further researc(...)

Minister for  Health  Leo Varadkar announcing  funding of  €13.5 million  for research into cancer, antobiotics and other vital treatments, at the HRB Health Research Awards which took place at the Royal College of Physicians.  Photograph:  Colm Mahady/Fennells

The use of “medicinal mushrooms” to combat pneumonia and a device to improve inhaler use among asthma sufferers are among the 36 projects that have w(...)

Tissue bank: researchers can apply to use the banked tissue and data to help develop more effective ways to diagnose and treat the relevant condition

The concept is simple: patients and healthy people donate samples or surplus tissue (perhaps from tumours or biopsies) and these biomaterials are stor(...)

Moderation in drinking is something too few Irish people have achieved. A Health Research Board survey, in which 6,000 people aged between 18 and 75 w(...)

Some  1.35 million people are harmful drinkers, according to a study by the Health Research Board. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Irish people are drinking harmfully in massive numbers while heavily underestimating their consumption, according to a study by the Health Research B(...)

There were more than 40,000 cases treated for problem alcohol consumption between 2008 and 2012, according to latest figures.

An almost 17 per cent increase in the number of people returning for treatment over a five-year period reflects a growth in the number of cases(...)

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