LATEST ARTICLES
Comment
Katherine’s Country: on and on it goes
Katherine O'Leary
The COVID-19 merry-go-round continues. It is impossible to get off it as young people try to socialise powering the virus on and people with intellectual disabilities continue to suffer.
29 October 2021 Health
World Stroke Day reminds us of the great importance of awareness
This Friday 29 October 2021 marks World Stroke Day and stroke survivor Martin Quinn reminds us of the importance of knowing stroke symptoms and acting on them fast.
15 September 2021 Health
How’s your head?
Margaret Hawkins talks to Hazel Breen from the Migraine Association of Ireland (MAI) about the many types of headaches that can occur – and their complex array of symptoms and triggers.
Dealing with sweet itch this summer
Summer can be a stressful time for horses that suffer with sweet itch. Here are some tips to manage this skin disease.
26 May 2021 Breeding
Panic attacks: the fear of fear itself
Do you suffer from panic attacks? Enda Murphy explains how the panicky feelings will only go away when you take away the danger you believe you are in. To do this, you must change your behaviour.
28 April 2021 Health
Health: managing asthma and coping with COVID-19
Every four minutes, someone with asthma attends a hospital Emergency Department in this country. Acute or fatal asthma attacks are preventable, however, through management, writes Margaret Hawkins
18 November 2020 Health
Healthbytes
A survey wants to hear from Parkinson’s patients, the dangers of sepsis, AWARE’s new chairty partner, computer eye strain and more discussed by Maragaret Hawkins
23 September 2020 Health
No surprise, but getting COVID-19 is not a pleasant experience
Irish Farmers Journal tillage editor Andy Doyle shares his experience of being sick and recovering from COVID-19 to encourage readers to be mindful as the world reopens
15 August 2020 News
No surprise, but getting COVID-19 is not a pleasant experience
Irish Farmers Journal tillage editor Andy Doyle shares his experience of being sick and recovering from COVID-19 to encourage readers to be mindful as the world reopens
12 August 2020 Features
Covid-19: wash hands, watch for symptoms of cough, shortness of breath, fever
With a growing number of coronavirus cases confirmed in Ireland, Margaret Hawkins has guidelines on how to detect it and measures to be taken should you fall ill with it.
16 March 2020 Health
Prostate cancer is a real game-changer
With International Continence Awareness Week runs on 17- 23 June, chartered physiotherapist Nicola Bolger explains how urinary incontinence is one of the major side effects of prostate cancer surgery
19 June 2019 Health
I've got guts: Why it's important to know the symptoms of bowel cancer
Diagnosed with stage three rectal cancer at just 33, farmer’s daughter Michelle Forde is sharing her story to shatter the silence surrounding the disease; and save lives, writes Maria Moynihan.
27 June 2018 Features