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Spirulina — nature’s most complete food

Spirulina is often referred to as a ‘superfood’ as it contains all eight essential amino acids plus more than 100 nutrients and antioxidants.

Majority of infections are spread by hands

Recent research shows that 80 per cent of all infections are spread by hands.

Community rally behind young Galwaywoman’s battle with Lyme disease

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A fundraising initiative to enable a Galway woman suffering with Lyme disease to access stem cell therapy is gathering pace.

Sod turning on Oughterard Wastewater Treatment Plant on Monday

Construction of the new Oughterard Wastewater Treatment Plant will commence on Monday after the official sod turning ceremony to be undertaken by Sean Kyne TD, Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs and Natural Resources.

Toyota donates state of the art microscope to Temple Street

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Toyota Ireland is proud to announce it has donated a state-of-the-art microscope to Temple Street Children’s Hospital. The microscope, worth €18,000, will be used to provide diagnoses and investigate illnesses such as meningitis, urinary tract infections, respiratory infections and other bacterial infections among children. The new microscope, which will be used in the Microbiology Department, will be instrumental in processing patient samples from A&E around the clock and allows for important consultation between laboratory and medical staff. It will also help facilitate vital staff training, making a significant positive impact on the services provided by microbiology.

AIT students and their E coli infested microwave

Students from AIT were featured on TV3’s Doctor in the House programme which aired earlier this week. The team met Conor, Padraig, Brian, and Paddy - all students in their 20s sharing a house in Athlone.

Meningitis B vaccine should be included in national immunisation programme, says charity

The first vaccine which protects against meningitis B should be included in the national immunisation programme, a leading meningitis organisation said this week.

Overcoming misinformation - biggest barrier facing national meningitis charity

A Galway based national meningitis charity says the biggest barrier it has faced since it was set up three years ago is overcoming myths and misinformation about the condition.

Feeling bloated?

All too often, over-indulgence in heavy, spicy, and fatty food leaves us feeling heavy and bloated. Poor digestion is what causes waste gases and sluggish bowels, which in turn lead to bloating - the stomach feels uncomfortable, full, and tight including a visibly rounded or bloated stomach. The unique natural bacteria contained in OptiBac - For a Flat Stomach is designed to aid digestion and help break down the foods and gases that cause bloating. OptiBac - For a Flat Stomach is now available from Whelehans Pharmacy in Mullingar.

Meningitis case reported in Castlepollard

A case of meningitis has been identified in a crèche in Castepollard, it was confirmed this week.

 

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