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The launch of the first report of The Irish Diabetes Prevalence Working Group, Ireland and Northern Ireland's Population Health Observatory (INIsPHO), Institute of Public Health in Ireland was held on 12 June 2006. Diabetes mellitus is a common chronic condition that causes significant...
Greater income equality - the key to tackling health and social problems Everyone living in Ireland, North and South, could lead happier, healthier and longer lives if measures were put in place to achieve greater income equality according to the authors of 'The Spirit Level: Why more equal...
Subject: Traveller's health
This document covers five areas:- the principles and aims of the study;- the topics and subjects to be explored;- how the study will be managed;- how the information will be collected, analysed and interpreted; and- other issues for the study.
Subject: health impact assessment
A Health Impact Assessment (HIA) to assess the health impacts of the European Employment Strategy
IPH welcome the opportunity to respond to the NI consultation on regulations to restrict smoking in private vehicles when children are present. The draft regulations proposed that the existing leglislation, as set out in the Smoking (Northern Ireland) Order 2006, will be extended so that it will be...
The purpose of this report is to document the work undertaken to date by the Irish Partners on the CHRODIS project with a particular focus on the outputs of Work Package 5 on health promotion and activities in the last year (2015 to 2016) of the Joint Action (JA)-CHRODIS project. JA-CHRODIS is a...
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Low dose spironolactone reduces the risk of death from heart failure. We examined the effects of spironolactone on potassium homeostasis in a cohort of elderly patients with congestive heart failure (CHF). Eighteen patients >70 years, mean 80.5 (+/- SD 6.3) with New York Heart Association CHF Grade...
Article in Australian Journal of Rural Health 10(4):188-195Â Â·Â January 2002
Multimorbidity is common in the older population, but the impact of combinations of chronic conditions on disability and quality of life (QoL) is not well known. This analysis explores the effect of specific combinations of chronic diseases on disability, QoL and self-rated health (SRH).We used...