The challenges that arise from a population-based colorectal cancer screening programme will be the focus of the 21st International Meeting of the Centre for Colorectal Disease at St Vincent’s University Hospital (SVUH) on Friday, September 12.
Sandra Ryan examines the importance of choosing the right biologic for the right patient suffering from rheumatoid arthritis.
Legislation in regard to kidney donation is due to change dramatically within the next two years, Gary Culliton reports in his latest Clinical Update.
Photodynamic therapy (PDT), which uses topical agents and light to kill tissue, appears to better clear actinic keratoses (AKs), a common skin lesion caused by sun damage, at three months after treatment than cryotherapy
Excessive sitting and a sedentary behaviour, not just low physical activity levels, may become the new ‘health hazard of our time’, research published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine has warned.
Marie-Catherine Mousseau reports on current shortcomings and new advances in the management of stroke in Ireland as presented in the ‘Advancing stroke care meeting’ organised by Boehringer Ingelheim.
COPD is an increasing problem that is not optimally managed in this country. Diagnosis is based on spirometry, but there can be difficulties obtaining access to this test. However, recent guidelines have yielded benefits, doctors were told at a recent clinical meeting.
COPD is not in decline, unlike some other chronic diseases, but is becoming increasingly common. Gary Culliton reports on the treatment options available.