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Are you at risk of cardiovascular disease?

Dr Ann Shortt works as both a GP in Brooklands Medical Centre, Castlebar, and in emergency medicine in Galway. Her area of special interest is preventative medicine.

Dementia carers group

The psychiatry of old age team in the HSE ‘s Mayo Mental Health Service has been involved in an innovative project to support the relatives and carers of people with dementia.

Free public lecture on osteoporosis

The Irish Osteoporosis Society will hold a public lecture on osteoporosis in Clifden later this month. The organisation aims to reduce the incidence of osteoporosis by raising awareness of the symptoms and risk factors of this preventable disease.

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Prostate cancer risk

Support for arthritis sufferers

The first nationwide survey on patient well being and relationships, conducted by Arthritis Ireland and sponsored by Schering-Plough Pharmaceuticals (Ireland), shows almost one in two people with arthritis can no longer participate in social activities they used to enjoy, while one in three are worried about how their condition has affected their appearance.

Osteoporosis specialist to speak in Galway

Irish Osteoporosis Society national health promotion officer Michele O’Brien will be one of the speakers at a health and wellbeing event to take place in Claregalway next Thursday May 7. The event, organised by the National Dairy Council in partnership with Arrabawn Co-op will be held at The Claregalway Hotel from 7.30pm with proceeds from the evening going to heart charity Croí.

Chinese night in aid of Croi

The Chinese restaurant, the Royal Villa in Salthill, has teamed up with local heart charity Croí to host a novel Chinese evening on Tuesday September 29.

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Q: I am suffering pretty badly with rheumatoid arthritis, so much that I can barely do anything these days. Since I live alone it is a challenge for me. Do you have any advice?

Helping people with arthritis live quality lives

An award winning programme which helps people with arthritis live high quality lives will run in Gort for the next few weeks.

 

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