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‘Tessa had a slight bulge in her eye… our world was turned upside down when we were told it was cancer’

Tessa Garry, three days after her diagnosis. She started chemotherapy in Crumlin the following week. Tessa Garry, three days after her diagnosis. She started chemotherapy in Crumlin the following week. ‘Tessa had a slight bulge in her eye… our world was turned upside down when we were told it was cancer’ Independent.ie Last December, when… Read More »

World Cup star Jonny Wilkinson tells how aromatherapy solved his sleep problems

For years, Jonny Wilkinson and sleep made uncomfortable ­bedfellows. The intense focus and obsessive drive which made him such a superstar on the rugby field also left him thinking that rest was “wasted” time and a sign of weakness. During the most challenging period of his life, unless he used sleeping tablets the World Cup… Read More »

Turkey Europe's biggest antibiotics user, Mongolia top consumer in world, WHO survey shows

Antibiotics use is dangerously high in some countries, especially in the southern Mediterranean, driving the emergence of deadly superbug infections, a survey by the World Health Organization showed on Monday. The “WHO Report on Surveillance of Antibiotic Consumption” looked at antibiotic use in 65 countries and found the Netherlands used 9.78 defined daily doses (DDD)… Read More »