A decision on the cost- effectiveness of offering the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to boys is not expected until September next year, it has emerged.
One of the most senior doctors in the Department of Health, Colette Bonner, has responded to assertions from the wind lobby that her review on the health effects of turbines was “extremely limited and incomplete”.
The Irish wind energy lobby has derided a Department of Health review which gave credence to ‘wind turbine syndrome’, describing the review as “extremely limited and incomplete”.
INADEQUATE sex education at school is leaving young people more vulnerable to sexually transmitted infections, a senior medical officer in the Department of Health warned yesterday.
Education chiefs vowed tonight to increase pressure on schools to improve sex education after a shocking survey revealed three-quarters of teenagers are not taught the subject.
FOUR people have died from swine flu in the past five days, and 14 more are fighting for their lives as infection rates from the H1N1 virus soar.
Four people with swine flu have died in the Irish Republic this week as new cases almost doubled, it was announced tonight.
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