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Researchers discover how oestrogen protects against heart disease

24 February 2010

New Irish research published today in the Journal of Molecular Biology explains how the female hormone oestrogen can protect against cardiovascular (or heart) disease. The discovery was made by Health Research Board funded...[more]

HRB and SFI issue first joint funding award

9 February 2010

Patient-Oriented Research, Medical devices, Diagnostics and E-Health to benefit.[more]

Practical research to benefit chronic disease patients

21 January 2010

An electronic patient record developed with HRB funding is helping to provide care for 1,000 people with epilepsy who attend Beaumont Hospital. It is intended to extend its use to manage care of epilepsy patients nationally and...[more]

Chronic pain affects one in three

6 January 2010

Research finds that chronic pain, which is defined as pain that lasts for 3 months or longer, affects over one third of Irish people. [more]

Increase in first admissions to psychiatric units and hospitals

16 December 2009

First-time admissions to Irish psychiatric hospitals and units increased for the second year in a row during 2008, from 5,853 in 2007 to 6,194 in 2008.[more]

Focus of HRB funding 2010-2014

14 December 2009

The new HRB strategy clearly outlines a shift in focus of funding from basic biomedical research to patient-oriented research. Over the next five years the HRB will continue to support research of the highest quality and...[more]

HRB publishes first all-Ireland mental health telephone survey

10 December 2009

The HRB has published a new report on mental health and associated health service use on the island of Ireland. [more]

Risk of foetal growth problems detectable in mother?s blood in early pregnancy

1 December 2009

Health Research Board-funded scientist finds warning signals in bloodstream during early pregnancy[more]

Social consequences of harmful alcohol use in Ireland

26 November 2009

The Health Research Board published today a new report on the Social consequences of harmful use of alcohol in Ireland. [more]

Deaths among drug users - a new report

19 November 2009

The Health Research Board (HRB) has today published the first national report on trends in deaths among drug users due to traumatic or medical causes.[more]

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