Prof Eoin O’Brien on the recent arrest of Nabeel Rajab on his return to Bahrain.
Reflecting on the narrow IMO vote not to hold an independent review into ‘certain aspects of the management of the organisation up to December 2012’, Dr Ruairi Hanley is saddened by the decision against full transparency, accountability and clarity, regardless of the possible costs.
A one-day prevalence survey of 183 hospitals in the US found that approximately 50 per cent of hospitalised patients included in the survey were receiving antimicrobial drugs, and that about half of these patients were receiving two or more antimicrobial drugs
Adolescents with cerebral palsy (CP) face multiple challenges, but they rate their quality of life (QoL) on a par with their able-bodied peers, according to new research published in The Lancet.
Findings from a new study published in the latest edition of the British Journal of Psychiatry clearly demonstrate that the excess of non-right-handedness in schizophrenia does not result from a gender artefact or from biased handedness questionnaires.
Gout is linked to a heightened risk of type 2 diabetes, suggests research published online in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.
To mark World Mental Health Day last week, the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland teamed up with Mental Health Ireland and the Carers Association to host a number of free public events aimed at supporting carers.
Despite A Vision for Change containing many good polices around social inclusion, in practice, integration in Ireland could be greatly improved upon, a new report on mental health has revealed.
Continuing our CPD initiative on hypertension, Valerie Ryan looks at a presentation from Prof Andrew Murphy, Professor of General Practice at NUI Galway, on the management of resistant hypertension in primary care.
While it must be respected, the ballot result against holding an investigation into the management of the IMO prior to the departure of George McNeice will continue the erosion of public confidence in the union and in doctors generally, believes Dr Muiris Houston.