A mother who said she felt like a criminal after security at Dublin Airport seized her son's THC medicinal cannabis last December has described the new legislation for access to such products as "life-changing".
A recall of a blood pressure and heart medicine used by over 60,0000 Irish patients has “caused consternation”, with pharmacists inundated with patient requests for alternatives at a time when the supply of unaffected medicines is constrained.
The Minister for Health and Children's "intransigence" over document disclosure is delaying efforts to get on with the first of a number of cases in which a woman claims she developed a sleep disorder as a result of getting the swine flu vaccine, the High Court heard.
Let's start with the good news about a public health risk that’s serious but which rarely features in media reporting: the number of anabolic steroids seized in Ireland during the first eight months of this year was up by 400% on the figure for the same period in 2016.
"The women of Ireland might be better served if Bishop Cullinan left pronouncements on important clinical matters such as vaccination programmes to the experts in that field," the HSE's communications spokesman said.