News tagged with northern ireland
A study by Queen's University Belfast has found that the dispensing of psychotropic drugs to older people in Northern Ireland increases on entry to care homes.
Health Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The first ever review of abuse cases related to child death or serious injury in Northern Ireland will be launched at Queen's University today (24 January 2013). The review, Translating Learning into Action, was commissioned ...
Health Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Late preterm infants (LPIs), born at 34 to 36 weeks of gestation, who receive intensive care, have similar cognitive, motor, and language skills at age 3 as LPIs who did not receive intensive ...
Pediatrics Oct 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Sex education at school is young people's preferred source of information about sex, according to a new report from Queen's University and the University of Ulster.
Health Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Neonatal services in England have seen a considerable improvement since the introduction of new guidelines in 2003, a study published on bmj.com claims.
Health Apr 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Despite the rising incidence of cancer in Northern Ireland, the number of people surviving the disease in the country is increasing significantly year on year.
Cancer Feb 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The findings of Almac scientists' research have been published in the online version of the Journal of Clinical Oncology (JCO) ahead of the print edition of the journal. The JCO is the peer-reviewed publication o ...
Cancer Nov 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists including those from Queen's University have discovered that taking regular aspirin halves the risk of developing hereditary cancers.
Cancer Oct 28, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 3 |
Forty-five per cent of cancer survivors in Northern Ireland suffer from physical and mental health problems years after their treatment has finished, according to new research from Macmillan Cancer Support and Queen's University ...
Cancer Oct 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Alcohol and drugs are fuelling homicide and suicide rates in Northern Ireland, a new independent report by University of Manchester researchers has found, with alcohol appearing to be a key factor for the country's higher ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0