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Cumulative risk of breast cancer screening outcomes according to the presence of previous benign breast disease and family history of breast cancer: supporting personalised screening

Background: Our aim was to assess the cumulative risk of false-positive screening results, screen-detected cancer, and interval breast cancer in mammography screening among women with and without a previous benign breast disease and a family history of br ...

Out of sight, out of mind? A national survey of paediatricians in Ireland regarding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.

. 10.14655/11971-1077827 I Gill, F Sharif Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) are one of the major causes of preventable developmental delay. There is no register of children with FASDs in Ireland. Up to 81% of ...

The association of cold weather and all-cause and cause-specific mortality in the island of Ireland between 1984 and 2007

10.14655/11971-1058476 Zeka A, Browne S, Goodman P, McAvoy, H. Weather, Cold Weather, Temperature, Mortality Risk This study aimed to assess the relationship between cold temperature and daily mortality in the Republic of Ireland (ROI) and Northern Irelan ...

Coping with the cold- Exploring relationships between cold housing, health and social wellbeing in a sample of older people in Ireland

10.14655/11971-1052636 Cotter N, Monahan E, McAvoy H, Goodman P Cold weather, Living conditions, Housing, Wellbeing Community and voluntary sector contributors: Energy Action, Age Action, SVP, Irish Rural Link, Togher Social Club and Togher Retired Men� ...

The Cold Weather Plan evaluation: an example of pragmatic evidence-based policy making?

Ghosh, A., et al Cold weather planning An evaluation of the Cold Weather Plan (CWP) for England 2011–2012 was undertaken in April 2012 to generate the basis for further revisions. It is widely considered good practice to formulate and revise policy on the ...

Fuel Poverty and Policy in Ireland and the European Union

Healy, Jonathan; Public Policy; Fuel poverty; Ireland; Despite Government spending in excess of €63m per annum on income supplements to mitigate fuel poverty, almost one-in-ten Irish households suffer from persistent fuel poverty. This paper review levels ...

An Analysis of Hydrological Model Uncertainty at the Local Stage of a Climate Change Impact Assessment in the Suir Catchment

Murphy, Nuala; Geography; Hydrological Model Uncertainty; Climate Change Impact Assessment; Suir Catchment; Climate Change; Ireland; This thesis presents an analysis of uncertainty at the local stage of a climate impact assessment. Impact model structural ...

Information and Communications Technology and Institutional Design for Climate Change

Rónán, Kennedy; Regulation; Climate change; Environmental law; Information and communications technology; Law; Information and communications technology (ICT) can be used to gather data on environmental conditions, forecast future events and regulate huma ...

Heat pump evaluation and design for the Irish climate

McGovern, Jim; heap pump; heat pump for Irish climate; heat pump evaluation; heat pump design; heat pump testing; air-to-air heat pump; heat pump simulation; heat pump seasonal performance; Energy Systems; Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; The work of ...

Be Prepared to Stay Safe and Healthy in Winter

Centres for Disease Control and Prevention Safety, Winter, Hazards, Climate Although winter comes as no surprise, many of us are not ready for its arrival. If you are prepared for the hazards of winter, you will be more likely to stay safe and healthy whe ...

Written Statement to the Assembly by Social Development Minister Nelson McCausland

McCausland, N. Northern Ireland housing The Social Development Minister Nelson McCausland MLA has issued a written statement to the Assembly on proposals for a Social Housing Reform Programme.  The statement follows a report on a ...

Short term effects of temperature on risk of myocardial infarction in England and Wales: time series regression analysis of the Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project (MINAP) registry

Bhaskaran, K. et al. Myocardial infarction The objective of this article is to examine the short term relation between ambient temperature and risk of myocardial infarction. Fuel Poverty Causes Chronic Conditions Conditions Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) Hy ...

Bash Street Kids

The development and evaluation of a novel school-based intervention to increase fruit and vegetable intake in children 10.14655/6744-33253 Food Standards Agency (FSA) Programme to promote healthy eating in children Primary school teachers will find materi ...