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NUI Galway ‘Healthy Heroes’ Event promotes child and adolescent health

NUI Galway’s Healthy Heroes event will return next week, running over November 13 and November 14. This two-day event, organised by healthcare students from the Association of Medical Students Ireland (AMSI) Galway and the University’s Paediatric Society, will focus on teaching primary and post-primary school students from around County Galway about the importance of being a “Healthy Hero”, and trying to live healthily.

A stadium to admire and inspire

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In times of old, our ancestors built places of worship, soaring churches, round towers pointing at the skies. Around the world, most civilisations did likewise, digging amphitheatres into undulating hills; surrounding places of conquest with walls to form an arena for entertainment or persecution, to where the hordes thronged to fill their thoughts with admiration and revulsion at gladiators and beleaguered prophets.

Westmeath sports organisations urged to apply for Grant funding

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Westmeath sports clubs and organisations are encouraged to prepare applications for the Sports Capital Grants process for which €40 million has been made available.

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 students develop website to tackle child obesity

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A group of NUI Galway students has developed a website to tackle child obesity among primary school children.

Frozen shoulder

Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, which means sticky shoulder, describes this condition accurately, it occurs in about five per cent of the population. More common in women than men, most women in the beginning of the condition may find it hard to reach the clasp of their brassiere or back pockets; it is worse at night and when lying on the affected side the pain can be excruciating and affect sleep.

Popping the fizz on the Sugar Tax!

Cara Cunningham, MINDI, Community Dietitian

Campaign encourages healthier shopping habits

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Safefood, the HSE and Healthy Ireland are encouraging parents to reduce the amount of treat foods given to children.

Dr Bhatti’s gut health and restoration clinic

Dr Bhatti runs a complementary clinic specialising in gut health and restoration. He has been practising natural gut health restoration for more than 25 years with excellent results.

Did you know that periodontal disease could cause heart disease?

Does a healthy mouth equal a healthy heart? Could better brushing and flossing make the difference? The answer is yes.

 

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