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Healthy Heroes’ to promote child and adolescent health

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NUI Galway’s Paediatric Society and the Association of Medical Students Ireland (AMSI) are co-running a two-day event titled ‘Healthy Heroes’ to promote child and adolescent health. They have invited a total of 400 local primary school and transition year students to attend interactive workshops surrounding healthy habits, on November 8-9th at NUIG’s main campus.

Healthy Heroes’ to promote child and adolescent health

NUI Galway’s Paediatric Society and the Association of Medical Students Ireland (AMSI) are co-running a two-day event titled ‘Healthy Heroes’ to promote child and adolescent health. They have invited a total of 400 local primary school and transition year students to attend interactive workshops surrounding healthy habits, on November 8-9th at NUIG’s main campus.

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.

Slow down, you’re eating too fast!

Research has shown that children who eat too fast, eat more, and therefore are more prone to obesity. It is believed that eating too fast interferes with the body’s signalling system that tells the brain that you are full, and to stop eating when the stomach becomes full.

Are you worried about developing dementia or Alzheimer’s?

Are you worried about developing dementia or Alzheimer’s? Do you struggle with your memory or cognitive function? You are not alone. As the population of Ireland gets older the number of people suffering from cognitive conditions such as dementia or Alzheimer’s has increased. These diseases not only have a major impact on the individual, but also their families. Recent research has identified genetics and lifestyle as the biggest factors that increase your chances of developing these life changing conditions. Lifestyle factors such as high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, inactivity, obesity, smoking, and stress all lead to the risk increasing.

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How to get the best from your weight loss programme

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Simple changes can make all the difference

Workshop on healthy eating for babies to be held next week

A free weaning workshop and cooking session for parents and guardians of babies up to one year will take place at the Ballybane Resource Centre on Wednesday January 25.

What is ‘wear and tear’?

If you have ever had an X-ray or MRI, you may have been told you have “wear and tear”. What is wear and tear and what is its cause?

Healthy eating award for Athlone centre

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Athlone Community Training Centre was presented with the bronze award for healthy eating at the Irish Heart Foundation’s recent Healthy Eating and [email protected] Awards ceremony.

 

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