Fri, 24 Apr, 2020
New research has found that the number of food staples fortified with folic acid in Irish supermarkets is continuing to decline despite its proven role in preventing severe birth defects.
Mon, 11 Nov, 2019
The joint Irish and Swedish research studied data from infants in Cork and Stockholm and found the impaired cognitive outcomes with even mild oxygen deprivation.
Marvel illustrator Will Sliney is one of many well-known people who has lent his talents to anew fundraising initiative for CUH children’s unit. Marjorie Brennan meets the real-life heroes of the unit
Fri, 07 Jun, 2019
Scientists in Cork have identified new blood biomarkers in the umbilical cord that may detect brain injury in newborn babies.
Mon, 07 Jan, 2019
New research shows we can teach our children to be tenacious from an early age, writes Jonathan deBurca Butler
Fri, 03 Nov, 2017
Brain cooling, a treatment that reduces the rate of disability in newborns, could potentially improve outcomes for more babies.
Thu, 05 Oct, 2017
Wed, 23 Dec, 2015
A study has found that while more than three-quarters of new mothers will try breastfeeding their baby at least once, by the time of discharge from hospital more than half will have stopped.
Wed, 05 Mar, 2014
Gardaí investigating the 1999 murder of teenager Raonaid Murray hope that a “crisis of conscience” will lead to a breakthrough in the case.
Tue, 12 Feb, 2013
THE mother of conjoined twins Hassan and Hussein Benhaffhaf, who returned home this weekend, has joked that she hopes Cork City Hall “will be big enough for everyone” as celebrations continue following the boys’ speedy recovery.
Mon, 24 May, 2010
Separated twins Hassan and Hussein Benhaffaf were waking up on home soil today after returning home to Ireland.
Sat, 22 May, 2010
TWINS Hassan and Hussein Benhaffhaf could be home within days to begin leading a normal life.
The Taoiseach has welcomed the Benhaffaf family home after they returned to Cork today from London, where conjoined twins Hassan and Hussein underwent successful separation surgery.
Fri, 21 May, 2010
Separated twins Hassan and Hussein Benhaffaf are expected to remain in hospital in Cork for several days after returning home today.
It has been 10 years since Dublin teenager Raonaid Murray was stabbed to death near her home and gardai are today renewing their appeal for information.
Fri, 04 Sep, 2009
THE parents of Raonaid Murray have set up a website dedicated to the murdered Dublin teenager’s memory and pleaded for help in catching the person who stabbed her to death 10 years ago.
Sat, 29 Aug, 2009
WE the undersigned demand an immediate end to Israel’s all-out war against the Palestinian people in Gaza.
Thu, 08 Jan, 2009
A FAMILY’S prayers were answered yesterday when a grandmother, missing for three days, turned up safe and well.
Mon, 18 Aug, 2003
A WOMAN whose identity remained a mystery to gardaí for six weeks is a mother-of-four from the North who does not recognise her children’s names.
Sat, 16 Aug, 2003
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