Grieving mum makes asthma awareness video

The mother of a teenager who died after a severe asthma attack has made a moving video to highlight how serious the condition can be.

Lorraine Kelly

Lorraine Kelly: 'My menopause left me feeling joyless'

TV host Lorraine Kelly has told how she felt there was no joy in her life as she began going through the menopause.
Pictured left to right: Dr. Damien Carson, Consultant Anaesthetist, Michelle McCartan, Ward Manager, Mr Declan Lannon, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Mr Eiad Qudairat, Consultant Oral and Maxillo-facial Surgeon, Grace Smith, Heather Wilkinson and Cherith Semple, Macmillan CNS.

Grace makes donation to thank team behind her life-saving facial surgery

A Ballymena woman who went through ‘life-saving but life-changing’ cancer surgery in 2004 and 2007 has made a special donation to The South Eastern Health Trust.


How to stay fit this autumn

Here, Rob Hobson, Healthspan nutritionist and author of Detox Kitchen Bible Cookbook, and personal trainer Mollie Millington, share top tips for the exercise and diet tweaks to make now to keep you well through autumn and winter...

Noel Gibson

Belfast accountant: I was diagnosed with prostate cancer by complete fluke

“I was diagnosed with prostate cancer by a complete fluke. In early 2015 I went to my GP to have my annual cholesterol check and mentioned that I was feeling a bit tired and didn’t have as much energy.

Cameron Truesdale with his sister Chloe

Co Armagh family’s 5,000-mile trip in search of cure for boy’s tumour

The family of a seriously ill boy from Co Armagh have travelled more than 5,000 miles to earthquake-hit Mexico in a bid for life-saving treatment.

Cameron Truesdale

Cameron (12) begins mammoth trip to earthquake-hit Mexico for life-saving treatment

The family of a seriously ill 12-year-old boy are facing a mammoth 36-hour journey today to earthquake-hit Mexico in a bid for life-saving treatment.


VIDEO: Humanoid robots a step closer as synthetic muscle developed

Humanoid robots are a 'strong' step closer after engineers developed synthetic muscle that can lift a thousand times its own weight.

An unhappy teenager

Teenage girls from deprived areas at greater risk of violence - study

Teenage girls from deprived areas are at a greater risk of suffering from violence than those from more affluent communities, research suggests.

Members of Banbridge Bible and Crown Defenders LOL 423 who took part in the charity fundraising climb present the proceeds to Northern Ireland Hospice president, Paul Clark

Orange hikers drum up funds for NI Hospice

Co Down Orangemen who climbed four UK peaks in four days – accompanied with a Lambeg drum – have raised in excess of £38,000 for a local children’s charity.

Partying too hard can damage the sensitive brains of young university students, new research suggests

Binge-drinking 'can damage young people's brains'

Partying too hard can damage the sensitive brains of young university students, new research suggests.

School children with jigsaw pieces replicating a map of the Connswater Community Greenway. 
Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press

‘Heart’ of east Belfast is celebrated as Connswater Greenway officially opens

Today marked the completion of a £40 million project which has helped to transform east Belfast.


George 'rules the roost' and Charlotte 'will be trouble', says William

The Duke of Cambridge spoke about his children to patients as he visited a hospital.
Surgeon Ian Paterson

Spire's profits plunge after payouts to victims of rogue surgeon Ian Paterson

Spire Healthcare's shares tumbled more than 16% in reaction to a 75% plunge in profits after the hospital group shelled out £27.6 million to help compensate victims of disgraced breast surgeon Ian Paterson.

Screen grabbed image taken from the Instagram page of Selena Gomez (right) who has revealed she has undergone a kidney transplant and has thanked her friend who was her organ donor

Selena Gomez has undergone kidney transplant thanks to donor friend

Selena Gomez has undergone a kidney transplant and has thanked her friend Francia Raisa for donating the organ to her, the "ultimate gift and sacrifice".
DUP Ian Paisley speaking during a debate on NHS pay rises on Wednesday evening, in which the DUP sided with Labour.

DUP sides with Labour as Tories defeated on public pay

The Conservatives have suffered a climbdown over health service pay caps after the DUP backed Labour at Westminster.

Rev Adam Pullen in the Church of Ireland church in St. Josephs Hospital, Stranorlar which he believes is threatened with closure.  Pic: Anne McMenamin, Finn Valley Voice newspaper.

Donegal hospital floor plan ‘show CoI chapel is removed’

A Donegal Church of Ireland rector says floor plans for a hospital renovation confirms his understanding that the Irish health service was planning to close the Anglican chapel without consultation.

File photo dated 21/2/2017 of Ian Paterson, a surgeon jailed jailed for 15 years after carrying out needless breast operations, who faces a bid to increase his sentence. Photo credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Victims of rogue NI-educated surgeon to get £37m pay out

Patients treated by a rogue surgeon who was educated in Northern Ireland are to receive compensation to the tune of £37 million.

Representatives of Carrick District present funds to the Coates family

Carrick lodge reach out to children with little known, extremely debilitating disease

Carrickfergus District Orange Lodge has supported a local family in their latest gesture of charitable outreach.

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