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Chronic pain sufferers invited to join free online rehabilitation programme

A new online treatment programme, set up by expert psychologists and physiotherapists, aims to help those who suffer from chronic pain. 

Little Grace has just four per cent chance if she is treated in Ireland

A local child who is battling a rare and aggressive cancer has just a four per cent chance of survival by availing of the treatment for the condition in this country.

Galway Golf Club to host tea day

On Wednesday next, May 6, Galway Golf Club will host a Tea Day for Western Alzheimer’s. This is a new venture for the golf club and it is hoped it will raise much needed funds for the charity.

NUI Galway researcher wins award for breakthrough in bowel cancer

A cancer researcher at NUI Galway has clinched a prestigious award for her groundbreaking work in the area of bowel cancer.

Learn how to unlock the DNA code at NUI Galway

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NUI Galway’s School of Natural Sciences will hold a special event for secondlevel students in senior cycle biology on Saturday April 25 to celebrate International DNA Day.

Stroke claiming more women’s lives than breast cancer

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Women are being urged to be extra vigilant when it comes to stroke warning signs.

Irish Cancer Society appeals to businesses to get on board and support Daffodil Day

Daffodil Day is taking place on Friday, March 27, and recently the Irish Cancer Society, along with the campaign’s lead partner, Dell Ireland, launched its appeal to companies and businesses all over Ireland to show they care by signing up to do their bit for those affected by cancer on Daffodil Day. More than 30,000 people will be diagnosed with cancer this year, and as cancer incidence grows so does demand on the Irish Cancer Society’s free national services – increasing the need for the business community and members of the public to support Daffodil Day. The overall target for Daffodil Day 2015 is €3.5 million.

Antenna-like structures found on immune cells for first time by local scientists

A team of NUI Galway scientists have found that cells of the immune system have a previously undescribed ability. In a paper just published Journal of Cell Biology, the scientists describe the presence of primary cilia on immune cells. These antenna-like structures are found on almost all cell types in the body, but since the 1960s, it has been thought that they do not arise in blood cells.

HSE continues to monitor ‘contacts’ of third level students with TB

No new cases of tuberculosis have been identified in the city since last month when three third level students were diagnosed with the bacterial infection.

Dementia and Alzheimer's Coffee Club

 

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