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The ongoing nightmare of living with Lyme disease

May is Lyme Disease awareness month so I thought I’d write a little bit about it, my own experience of it and how to prevent it.

Should flu symptoms be treated with antivirals in primary care?

The HRB Primary Care Clinical Trials Network Ireland, based at NUI Galway, are working with researchers in Oxford University’s Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, on the ALIC4E trial, which investigates whether the flu drug oseltamivir (Tamiflu) is cost effective and beneficial to patients consulting their GP’s with flu symptoms.

Tackle your cold and flu symptoms with Honeybee Health Store

While January is an exciting time of planning and new beginnings, it is also challenging for many reasons. The team at Honeybee Galway are determined to make sure colds and flu are not among those reasons.

Majority of infections are spread by hands

Recent research shows that 80 per cent of all infections are spread by hands.

Community rally behind young Galwaywoman’s battle with Lyme disease

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A fundraising initiative to enable a Galway woman suffering with Lyme disease to access stem cell therapy is gathering pace.

Toyota donates state of the art microscope to Temple Street

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Toyota Ireland is proud to announce it has donated a state-of-the-art microscope to Temple Street Children’s Hospital. The microscope, worth €18,000, will be used to provide diagnoses and investigate illnesses such as meningitis, urinary tract infections, respiratory infections and other bacterial infections among children. The new microscope, which will be used in the Microbiology Department, will be instrumental in processing patient samples from A&E around the clock and allows for important consultation between laboratory and medical staff. It will also help facilitate vital staff training, making a significant positive impact on the services provided by microbiology.

Swim ban at Grattan Beach

A swimming ban was put in place at Grattan Beach yesterday following the discovery of intestinal bacteria in a sample taken recently.

PACT promises nail fungus relief

A new type of nail fungal therapy, which has taken the world by storm, is now available in the west.

Nail fungal therapy

A new nail fungal therapy treatment known as PACT which uses a photosensitive gel combined with LED light is now available at Claregalway Foot and Laser Therapy.

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.

 

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