New research shows that treatment-seeking patients with severe obesity issues would prefer lifestyle modification and drug therapy over bariatric surgery, where the treatment had equivalent results and costs.
A diver rescued by a Naval Service ship after getting into difficulties at the site of the Lusitania wreck was later airlifted to hospital, reportedly suffering from decompression sickness, otherwise known as 'the bends'.
Gabriel Byrne is a man of many parts. The former archaelogist, novice priest, schoolteacher, cook, messenger boy and plumber — who even tried his hand at bullfighting — has long since morphed into a multi-award winning actor, film director, film producer, writer, cultural ambassador and audiobook narrator.
Rivals Simon Coveney and Leo Varadkar wrestled for rural Ireland support in the third leadership debate on Saturday night as they increasingly jabbed at each others' track records and involvement in last year's disastrous general election strategy,
The president of the High Court has expressed concern at how a doctor with “such sub-standard medical knowledge” — including mistaking an ankle for an elbow in an X-ray — could have been employed in three different hospitals.
The possibility that their six-year-old daughter’s under-lying medical conditional was not effectively addressed is “consuming” her family, a solicitor claimed yesterday as an inquest into the death of Aibhe Conroy continued.