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New therapy developed in Ireland offers hope for cancer patients worldwide

10 November 2009

Research highlighted in A Picture of Health 2009 offers hope of better treatments for gastrointestinal cancers.[more]

A Picture of Health 2009 published

10 November 2009

The Health Research Board published 'A Picture of Health 2009' today. The publication represents a snapshot of some of the HRB funded research projects which ended in 2008.[more]

Treatment of MRSA moves a step closer as potential for vaccine identified

10 November 2009

In a story from 'A Picture of Health 2009' HRB researchers are moving closer to a a vaccine for MRSA.[more]

Supermarket stock control systems show hospitals how to save blood supplies.

10 November 2009

A story from 'A Picture of Health 2009' illustrates how ideas used by supermarkets led to improvements in blood stock controls.[more]

Not all terminally ill people want to die at home.

10 November 2009

New Health Research Board (HRB) research challenges the assumption that terminally ill patients would prefer to die at home.[more]

Caring for patients good for the carer too.

10 November 2009

Research findings from A Picture of Health 2009 show that caring for others can have health benefits.[more]

New direction for health research

4 November 2009

The new Health Research Board (HRB) strategic business plan 2010 ? 2014 will focus on improving people?s health, transforming our health services and supporting new enterprise and the economy over the next five years.[more]

Addictions and lifestyles in contemporary European societies - information day for researchers

8 October 2009

This information day is targeted at all interested universities and research centres in order to discuss the issues at stake and give information on how to manage a research project with a European Commission contribution of at...[more]

HRB funded researchers find new cancer genetic link and lead international cancer genetic study

20 September 2009

Building on the findings of a HRB funded study on Multiple Myeloma, Irish researchers will lead an international research collaboration as part of the International Multiple Myeloma Consortium (IMMC)[more]

HRB funded scientists uncover a genetic link for a form of motor neuron disease

7 September 2009

A team of Irish researchers part-funded by the Health Research Board are part of a international consortium which has shown that two regions of the human genetic code increase the risk for motor neuron disease. The discovery...[more]

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