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A charity which supports people recovering from strokes and heart attacks has received a significant financial boost from a local company.
Three new research projects are to begin at NUI Galway, with the support of the Health Research Board, in the areas of dementia care, cardiac care, and type 1 diabetes.
Carrying excess weight especially in the upper body region can have very serious consequences for our health and wellbeing and many people really struggle to shed this excess weight and keep it off.
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.
Briarhill Family Practice will open its doors this week, conveniently located in Briarhill Shopping Centre. This brand new GP service aims to be among the most respected and trusted primary healthcare providers to the people of Galway.
Cardio pulse wave analysis is the latest technology in non-invasive vascular and cardiac screening. Typically your blood pressure is taken by a blood pressure cuff on the arm and measures a single beat of your heart on the brachial artery at a single moment. Finally, there is a heart screening device that is non-invasive, has EU, FDA, CE and MDD approval.
The owner of Home Instead Senior Care in Galway has called on the Government to extend the Fair Deal nursing home scheme to be extended to allow it to cover the costs of home care.
It seems like the snow is coming, and it’s tempting in the cold weather to choose stodgy comfort foods - making it difficult to meet the new recommendation of up to seven pieces of fruits and vegetables a day.