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Technologies which mimic the human eye to be developed for large space telescopes

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Scientists at NUI Galway are developing technologies which mimic the human eye for use in large space telescopes.

Young people are happier and healthier shows study led by local academics

Young people are happier and healthier than their counterparts a decade ago, according to a major new study into the wellbeing of adolescents across Europe and North America.

Alcohol is a factor in fifty per cent of suicides, regional health forum told

Ireland’s rate of alcohol consumption is one of the highest in Europe, is responsible for 90 deaths a month, and is a factor in half of all suicides, a meeting of the HSE West’s regional health forum was told recently in Galway.

Researchers and industry convene for GlycoSience Event at NUI Galway

An estimated 150 delegates are expected to travel to NUI Galway tomorrow for the fifth annual GlycoScience Ireland meeting. Glycoscience is the study of complex sugars which cover all cells in the human body including most proteins found in the bloodstream.

Local researchers involved in European infections project

Researchers at NUI Galway are involved in a new European project which hopes to deliver a cost effective tool for the speedy diagnosis of infections such as pneumonia. The test would reduce diagnosis time from days to hours, so that the appropriate treatments can be administered as early as possible for the best possible outcome.

Report reveals teenagers do not get a fair deal on health

Widespread inequalities mean that many young people in the WHO European Region and North America are not as healthy as they could be, according to a new report on the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study, published yesterday (Wednesday, 2 May) by the WHO Regional Office for Europe. The HBSC Ireland study is based in the Health Promotion Research Centre at NUI Galway.

Technological healthcare at home is focus of new NUIG project’

Technologies to facilitate the remote delivery of healthcare to patients in their own home is the focus of a new EU-funded project underway at NUI Galway.

GMIT to provide online lab training in renewable energy technologies

GMIT has won substantial funding to develop innovative online training in renewable energy systems, using a state-of-the art online energy laboratory developed in the institute over the past five years.

Pain: Symptom or disease?

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When I interviewed Dr. David Finn of the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics at NUI, Galway, I alluded at first to a statement I found in one of his recently published papers: “The study of stress-induced analgesia has enhanced our understanding of the fundamental physiology of pain and stress and can be a useful approach for uncovering new therapeutic targets for the treatment of pain and stress-related disorders.”

Medical device company begins clinical study

A Galway-based medical device company, focused on developing new products which reduce the risk of catheter related infections, began its First in Man clinical study of its NexSite vascular access catheter at University Hospital Galway recently.

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