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Almost half of HIV diagnoses in Europe are late, with serious impact on health outcomes

Almost half of HIV diagnoses in Europe are among people whose immune systems have already been seriously weakened by HIV, an international team of investigators report in BMC Infectious Diseases. Just under half a million people, half of them in Russia, are estimated to have received a late HIV diagnosis between 2010 and 2016. Late… Read More »

HSE spends almost €7 million on private ambulances in eight months

Letterkenny University Hospital had the biggest at just over €1 million.  The HSE spent nearly €7 million on private ambulances in the first eight months of this year. This is a large increase on the €4.3 million spent in all of 2014. The National Ambulance Service responds to emergency calls 24 hours a day but often struggles to meet… Read More »

My naturally curly hair almost ruined my life – this is how I learned to love it

Naturally curly hair can have a mind of its own. For years, Healthista’s editor, Anna Magee, refused to embrace her natural curls. But thanks to the growing Curly Girl movement, things have changed There is a scene in the movie Beaches (if you’re under 40, ask your mum), where the Bette Midler character is pointing… Read More »