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As of January 4, 2011 there has been an increase in recorded cases of H1N1 influenza (swine flu) and a small number of people have been hospitalised as a result of their illness.
The chairperson of the HSE West’s regional health forum is calling for the health authority to re-open free swine flu vaccination clinics for the general population amid fears that the numbers contracting the virus will continue to rise.
Colds are one of the most common ailments of the winter months. Almost 90 per cent of adults get a cold at least once or twice a year, according to the latest research.
Echinacea is one of the most popular herbal remedies to help boost immune systems and fight off colds and flu. However research has shown that not all echinaceas are the same. Fresh echinacea contains almost three times more active substances than from the same amount of dried herb, helping to stamp out winter sniffles and ensure your immune system works more effectively.
The Health Service Executive is reminding everyone at risk of influenza this winter to get the vaccine, not the flu.
Management at University Hospital Galway last night (Wednesday) advised that visiting restrictions are in place at the hospital due to the presence of cases of the winter vomiting bug (Norovirus).
The cold and flu season has arrived for another year targeting weak immune systems all over the county. A Vogel herbal advisor, Rick North, gives us five simple tips to help boost our immune systems and keep our health in check.
The immune system is the body’s defence mechanism, which, when working well, protects us from infection and invasion by bugs of all descriptions. However, the immune system has to be fed the right food to stay fit.
All school children will have been offered the swine flu vaccination by the completion of the programme in the west at the end of the month, according to the HSE West.
The swine flu vaccination clinic at Merlin Park University Hospital will operate on Wednesdays and Thursdays only from Wednesday February 24.