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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.

Understanding arthritis

Did you know that there are more than 100 types of arthritis? Arthritic conditions range from extremely rare to run of the mill.

NUI study identifies successful dietary factors in Type 2 diabetes

A new study published this month in the international journal Diabetes Care, provides important clues as to the most effective components of dietary lifestyle interventions, to help people with type 2 diabetes better control their condition and lose weight.

 

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