Inflammatory bowel disease: holistic approach is key
Margaret Hawkins
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an umbrella term for auto-immune conditions, the most common being Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis. Management requires an holistic approach, writes Margaret Hawkins
17 May 2023 Health
The life-changing gift of a kidney
Bernard Óg Keaney from Roundstone, Co Galway received a kidney transplant when he was six years old. Now 12, he is living life to the full. Margaret Hawkins writes.
11 May 2023 News
Agri Aware and Dole Ireland team up to promote healthy eating in Irish schools
Dole Ireland collaborates with Agri Aware for Incredible Edibles Healthy Eating Week in Scoil Mhuire na nGael, Bay Estate, Dundalk.
Why do I feel this way and how can I improve my mental health?
Psychologist Enda Murphy looks at how you can improve your mental health by finding a balance between the emotional and the logical.
10 May 2023 Health
Better data needed on sudden farm deaths
Farming remains the most dangerous occupation in Ireland, delegates were told at the Embrace Farm encircle conference.
7 May 2023 News
Young Stock Podcast: 'significant' funding needed for mental health services
Amy Forde is joined by Dr Louise McHugh from UCD and Jonathan Dwyer of the Make the Moove programme on this week's Young Stock Podcast to discuss the mental health of the farming community.
6 May 2023 Podcast
Health: Parkinson’s and a farmers second chance at life
Leitrim suckler farmer Michael McCabe had deep brain stimulation surgery (DBS) for Parkinson’s disease last November and now has a second chance at life. Margaret Hawkins hears his story.
3 May 2023 Health
Health: what are your options when managing knee pain?
Margaret Hawkins speaks with orthopaedic and sports surgeon, professor Cathal Moran, about treatment and preventative care for knee pain
26 April 2023 Health
Farmer Writes: no regrets having less work to do
Co Down farmer Derek Robinson dropped out his poultry operation at the end of 2022.
26 April 2023 Farmer Writes
Healthbytes: hormone health, beyond BMI and more
Want to know who has launched a book about hormone health? Where you can get six free counselling sessions? Why you should see a GP if you notice bowel changes? Margaret Hawkins has these Healthbytes
19 April 2023 Health
The right diet can nurture your body through the menopause
Nearing menopause? Eating properly is very important as you live through what can be challenging years for many, writes Margaret Hawkins.
12 April 2023 Health
Questions over study linking red meat consumption to ill-health
A study published by The Lancet that linked the consumption of unprocessed red meat to ill-health is now being questioned by experts.
12 April 2023 Dealer