Signs posted in Dublin Airport in 2009 warning about swine flu. Photograph: Frank Miller

An action by a woman who claims she suffered narcolepsy after receiving the swine flu vaccine is among 70 cases initiated here over the vaccine. Aoif(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris said sites in Dublin’s north docklands and near Dublin Airport had been identified as suitable for the European Medicines Agency.

Minister for Health Simon Harris has suggested two “world-class” office spaces in Dublin and pointed to the city’s communications technology in an att(...)

 Vera Twomey with People Before Profit TD Gino Kenny at Leinster House, Dublin after they walked from Cork to Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A programme to allow patients with specific conditions access to medicinal cannabis could be in place by autumn, the Oireachtas health committee has b(...)

Anne Marie McAleer leaving the Four Courts after she pleaded guilty to importing and supplying an illegal tanning drug. Photograph: Collins Courts

A mother of five, who earned €20,000 from giving dangerous and illegal tanning injections which she advertised on Facebook, has been fined at Dublin D(...)

A client is prepared for botox treatment. Anne Rossi, who runs the Anne Rossi Clinic, at Vernon Avenue, Clontarf, Dublin 3, is being prosecuted by the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) on 18 counts under the Irish Medicines Board Act. File photograph: iStockPhoto/Getty

A Dublin beautician is facing trial accused of illegally providing a botox-like treatment at her salon. Anne Rossi, who runs the Anne Rossi Clinic, a(...)

Dogs are the most popular Irish pet, and are the choice of seven out of 10 pet owners

Pet owners who do not read product information provided with veterinary medicines could be putting animal health at risk, the Health Products Regulat(...)

With the passage through the Dáil of the Cannabis for Medicinal Use Recreation Bill, the Republic has drawn significantly closer to the reality of doc(...)

The Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) has advised parents not to buy certain homeopathic tablets and gels which are marketed as a treatment for teething pains.  Photograph: iStock

Parents have been warned that unlicensed homeopathic products for teething children may induce seizures and other “serious” side effects. The Health (...)

Supporters of cannabis use argue that ingesting the tetrahydrocannabinol component found in cannabis plants cultivated for recreational use relieves aches

Cannabis should not be made freely available in Ireland, according to the chairman of Chronic Pain Ireland, even though several US states have legali(...)

One in eight people have taken medicine that was not prescribed for them, health watchdogs have revealed. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

One in eight people have taken medicine that was not prescribed for them, health watchdogs have revealed. The research uncovered the figure rises to (...)

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