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Alzheimer's Tea Day - 18th May at The Hearing Company

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Alzheimer's and Hearing Loss

Anyone who thinks the Tories are mindful of Irish interests is guilty of grand delusion

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The abortion referendum at the end of the month may be dominating political discourse at the moment, but behind the scenes the issue really vexing, and increasingly troubling, the Government is the ongoing saga of Brexit.

Project shows robots can help dementia sufferers

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A research project led by NUI Galway has established that companion robots can have a positive impact on older people living with dementia. Such is the impact of this research, it has been featured in a new European Commission study analysing the impact on society of EU-funded research and innovation in technology for active and healthy ageing. The MARIO project is among 25 projects credited, and the only one in Ireland, with having had the most influence in Europe over the last 11 years. The project is also being featured across Europe this week on the EuroNews TV channel’s Futuris science programme.

Galway supermarket chain becomes autism aware

A Galway supermarket chain is making changes to its shops to accommodate people with autism.

The price to be paid for mild voyeurism

I remember long ago in the mists of time, being stuck in a marketing class and being told about the power of subliminal advertising. How the ad with the sound of a can of cola being opened was sending a message to the brain to tell us that we wanted to quench our thirst there and then. How the colours in certain global brands stirred some desire in us, a desire undetected until it was pointed out.

Combat stress with acupuncuture

Our bodies are designed to react to threats, real or perceived. Energy is directed away from normal functioning so it can be used to ward off a potential threat. The sympathetic nervous system (which branches from the central nervous system) is triggered into a 'fight or flight' response. This can have an effect on our digestive and respiratory systems, our hormonal system, and impact our cardiovascular and reproductive systems.

NUI Galway study seeks participants who experience obsessions or compulsions

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The School of Psychology at NUI Galway is seeking more than 1,000 people from across Ireland who experience symptoms of obessive compulsive disorder (OCD) to participate in an online survey.

Research needed into how ADHD manifests itself in girls

for more research into how Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder manifests itself in girls.

NUI Galway to host immune function in psychosis meeting today and tomorrow

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More and more research is pointing to the role the immune system plays in causing neurological disorders. Finding out how it fits with psychosis will be the focus of the annual Immune Function in Psychosis (iPsychosis) meeting at NUI Galway today and tomorrow June 29 and June 30.

 

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