Medical Matters; The cycle of cutting down on web porn
Have you ever felt you might be witnessing the start of something big?
Medical Matters: The many unpredictable causes of cancer
On a recent house call, my patient greeted me at the door to me with a cigarette in her hand.
Medical Matters: Know your moles and avoid melanoma danger
150 people die annually due to this skin cancer and the numbers keep rising.
Medical Matters: Avoid hairy situations just before a big event
Dr Sinead Beirne: A bride-to-be booked an emergency appointment to see me a few months ago.
Medical Matters: Take the SNOT test to combat hay fever
Hay fever is an allergic reaction to a foreign body or allergen.
Medical Matters: The waiting game of later pregnancy
I, like most other doctors have been noticing that first-time mums are getting older. I did a little search recently to find out the oldest recorded age for a woman to have had a naturally conceived p
Medical Matters: How to take the travails out of travel
Travellers are as unique as their itineraries, covering all age ranges and many having a variety of medical conditions.
Medical Matters: Why head injuries need swift treatment
Michael Schumacher's skiing accident reminded the world that a knock to the head has the potential to devastate.
Medical Matters: Keep a cool head if a child gets injured
As one of five children (with, at one point, all five of us under the age of seven), I often wonder how my mother managed to keep us all safe from accidents in the home.
Medical Matters: Is the internet bad for your health?
I'll just Google it! has become the standard response for unanswered questions in life.
Medical Matters: How to treat the most common types of burn
A young mum came into the surgery recently with a severe burn on her thigh.
Medical Matters: How to deal with those gut feelings
I find the gut fascinating.