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Pregnancy Turns the Stress Response on Its Head, Says Study

Washington DC, March 16: Researchers in a recent study found that the link between physical health problems and psychological stress generally relates to a stress-induced immune response gone wild, with inflammation then causing damage to other systems in the body. This is a predictable cascade, except in pregnancy cases. Scientists exploring the negative effects of… Read More »

Mainstream school special needs classes head back to the classroom today

Pupils with special needs are returning to mainstream primary and secondary schools from today, as phased re-opening of schools is set to continue from next week. As part of the government’s plans to re-open schools in Ireland, special schools have been open at half or limited capacity since February 11. From next Monday, all pupils… Read More »

ESMO: Pfizer, Merck KGaA’s Bavencio comes up short against placebo in risky head and neck cancer trial

Sometimes in oncology, where both the unmet need and the level of competition are high, when you see a signal, you go for it. Taking on a bit more risk to head into phase 3 can make sense “because the patients are waiting and the business opportunity is in front of you,” as one Pfizer… Read More »

‘My four-year old said it looked like my head had caved in’ – TD Peadar Tóibín reveals shock after cancerous tumour removed

A Meath TD has revealed that a shocking skin-cancer scare which led to the removal of a tumour from his scalp, has made him “reorder” his perspective and priorities. ontú party leader Peadar Tóibín says the diagnosis has also made him fully aware of the fear other cancer patients must be feeling due to treatment… Read More »