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Working on a cure for arthritis

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The Mayo branch of Arthritis Ireland is hosting an information evening about ground-breaking arthritis research in Ballina this Thursday.

NUI Galway develops online mindfulness training for people living with MS

A new online treatment programme called MindfulnessforMS, developed by expert psychologists at NUI Galway has just been launched and aims to help people who are living with primary or secondary progressive Multiple Sclerosis.

NUI Galway childhood obesity study finds low awareness among mothers

A significant number of mothers are unable to accurately identify the overweight/obesity status of their children, according to a recent study by an NUI Galway researcher.

NUI Galway biostatistician among recipients of new health research awards

A biostatistician at NUI Galway is among the first recipients of a new research awards scheme announced this week by the Health Research Board.

Arrests for drink driving in 2017 are now up 10pc

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New data from An Garda Síochána on arrests from drink driving indicates that between January and April this year there was an increase of 18 per cent in the number of arrests for driving under the influence (DUI), compared with the same period in 2016.

Learn more about clinical trials at open day at UHG this weekend

The clinical research facility at University Hospital Galway is marking International Clinical Trials Day on Saturday with an open day at its facility in the UHG campus.

Health Research Board awards €1.8 million in funding for three new NUI Galway projects

Three new research projects are to begin at NUI Galway, with the support of the Health Research Board, in the areas of dementia care, cardiac care, and type 1 diabetes.

New approaches needed for young adults with diabetes, local research shows

New approaches in delivering care to young adults with type 1 diabetes are needed, according to researchers in Galway. A multi-disciplinary research team from NUI Galway and Galway University Hospitals have carried out a systematic review of international literature which has been published in the journal Diabetic Medicine.

Research improves pregnancy outcomes for women in west with diabetes

NUI Galway’s Professor Fidelma Dunne has own the overall award at the Irish Healthcare Awards 2016 as judges deemed that her research to improve pregnancy outcomes for women with diabetes, would have an outstanding impact on patient access and care while also making cost savings to service delivery.

Minister Harris announces a new programme involving NUI Galway to advance clinical research capability among doctors

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A team of Irish clinical academics have secured one of seven major awards that have been made across the UK and Ireland by Wellcome*. The scheme, which will be known as Wellcome – HRB Irish Clinical Academic Training Programme, will support the intake of eight postgraduate trainee doctors per year for a five-year period, providing fully integrated clinical and research training up to consultant level.

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