Published: 28 November 2016
Physiotherapy, occupational therapy and technical aids are what people with physical and sensory disabilities need most to have fuller and more independent lives, according to the latest figures published today (28 November 2016)...
Published: 24 November 2016
The study, using data from the HRB's National Alcohol Diary Survey 2013 has examined the relationship between high-risk drinking, personal income, place of purchase and price paid for alcohol.
Published: 15 November 2016
HRB-funded research by Professor James O'Gara in NUI Galway shows how simple changes to antibiotic treatment of MRSA may help beat the bacteria.
Published: 12 November 2016
Ahead of World Diabetes Day on 14 November figures from a Health Research Board-funded study by researchers at University College Cork suggest that between 2004 and 2013, on average two people per month went blind from diabetic...
Published: 11 November 2016
Congratulations to HRB-funded researcher Professor Fidelma Dunne from NUI Galway who won the overall award at the Irish Healthcare Awards 2016.
Published: 7 November 2016
A HRB-funded study by researchers in Trinity College Dublin has revealed a litany of hidden health problems affecting every aspect of mother's lives, including mental, physical and sexual health.
Published: 19 October 2016
HRB-funded researchers at the National Cancer Registry Ireland have found that premature deaths from cancer will cost the Irish economy €73 billion between 2011 and 2030.
Published: 14 October 2016
The Wellcome – HRB Irish Clinical Academic Training Programme was launched by Minister Harris last month. Molecular Medicine Ireland (MMI) is now inviting applications for the first cohort of eight medical graduates.
Published: 13 October 2016
The HRB and the Medical Research Charities Group are funding a team from Trinity College Dublin, that will investigate whether the children’s anaesthetic ketamine, which has recently been shown to have antidepressant effects,...
Published: 7 October 2016
The multi-disciplinary Auditory Implant Clinic at Mater Hospital has won the HRB-sponsored Health Innovation category at this year's Irish Medical and Surgical Trade Association Med Tech Awards. Their innovation has reduced...
Published: 6 October 2016
Dr Graham Love, Chief Executive at the Health Research Board (HRB) said, 'This colouring book 'journey through the brain' shows that research and creativity do go hand-in-hand. The purpose of our Knowledge Exchange and...
Published: 29 September 2016
The Health Research Board (HRB) today published the Annual Report of the National Intellectual Disability Database Committee 2015. The report, based on data from 28,108 people, highlights service provision levels in 2015 along...
Published: 29 September 2016
More Irish people will have access to multi-centre clinical trials as a result of HRB Clinical Research Coordination Ireland (HRB -CRCI) which is officially launched today. The hub will be central to building Ireland’s reputation...
Published: 20 September 2016
A new HRB-funded study, shows that a mild blood or oxygen deficit at birth, which leads to a condition called Hypoxic Ischaematic Encephalopathy (HIE) can result in children having lower IQ than their peers at the age of five and...
Published: 13 September 2016
The scheme, which will be known as Wellcome – HRB Irish Clinical Academic Training Programme, will support the intake of eight postgraduate trainee doctors a year for a five-year period, providing fully integrated clinical and...
Published: 6 September 2016
There’s a great line up in place for the official launch of HRB Clinical Research Co-ordination Ireland on 29 September in the Gibson Hotel.
Published: 1 September 2016
New research involving a team of Irish, American and Canadian researchers reveals that the immune system could be responsible for as much as 40% of our body’s ability to regulate weight.
Published: 18 August 2016
Submit an entry for the HRB Healthcare Innovation Award at the Irish Medical and Surgical Trade Association (IMSTA) Med Tech Awards 2016.
Published: 28 July 2016
A HRB-funded study has shown how a simple intervention can substantially reduce adverse drug reactions, improve patient outcomes and make significant savings to patient and exchequer medication costs.
Published: 28 July 2016
They also are less likely to get a transplant according to new research conducted at University Limerick which is co-funded by the Health Research Board and the Irish Heart Foundation.
Published: 25 July 2016
Now is your chance to have your say and see if your ideas will be listed in the 'Top-ten' most important unanswered questions about how people join trials.
Published: 21 July 2016
Figures show young people between 20-24 years of age had the highest rate of all admissions at 577.7 per 100,000 population. The 18-19 year olds had the highest rate of first admissions at 287.0 per 100,000 which has been the...
Published: 19 July 2016
With healthcare-associated infections affecting, on average, 5% of hospitalised patients in Ireland [i], a new HRB-funded project at NUI Galway is to provide theoretically valid and practical tools and ways for improving hand...
Published: 28 June 2016
€41.5 million in funding, 125 major awards made, 3,000 patients on clinical trials, along with major contributions to health policy - just some of the HRB's achievements during 2015.
Published: 27 June 2016
The review examines approaches taken to individualised budgeting for social care services for people with a disability and the related outcomes and experiences. It also examines the financial sustainability of the approaches...