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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.
The ongoing saga for the proper implementation of medicinal cannabis continued on Thursday last with a public meeting in the Radisson Blu Hotel.
Extending the HPV vaccine, to protect against cervical cancer, to teenage boys, is a "common-sense, evidence based measure", and must be "rolled out" as soon as possible.
Acupuncture is an often-overlooked treatment for hay fever and yet it has proven highly successful as a drug free way to alleviate the symptoms of runny nose, watery eyes, foggy head, sneezing, and blocked sinuses.
Neck and shoulder pains are common complaints. Some people experience only neck pain or only shoulder pain, while others experience pain in both areas. Other associated symptoms can be headaches, numbness, tingling, poor sleep patterns, or more severe symptoms such as anxiety or depression.
A decision that ambulances should bypass Portiuncula Hospital's emergency department under new protocols for trauma patients has been described as a move to downgrade services at the Ballinasloe hospital.
Ambulance staff have been instructed to surpass the emergency department of Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe for trauma patients according to Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon/Galway Eugene Murphy.
The liver is constantly producing bile. When it isn’t needed for the digestion of food, the bile enters the gallbladder to be stored. Here, water is extruded, concentrating the bile and making it ten to fifteen times stronger than the bile produced by the liver.
The hay fever season arrived with a vengeance this summer. Many people in Ireland suffer from hay fever without knowing it. People often think that they have a cold which will not go away, but in actual fact they have hay fever. Common questions asked at Evergreen are: “What is hay fever?” “What causes it?” and “What is the difference between hay fever and a viral infection like a cold or flu?”