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Sport Medicine: How CBD Impacts Athletes in 2020

Cannabidiol (CBD) may only have been legalized in 2018, but researchers have been studying this plant-based compound for years. Early research focused on how it can be used to treat rare diseases such as certain types of childhood epilepsy. More recently, studies have begun to focus on how it impacts average consumers and, yes, athletes, and they have begun to turn up plenty of interesting information about how it may help to improve athletic performance.

'We want to be the grown-ups in the CBD food supplement space'

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For the uninitiated, cannabidiol or CBD as it is most commonly known, invokes images of individuals chilling out and getting 'high'. However, as Chanelle McCoy highlights, although CBD is derived from the cannabis plant, it does not produce a psychoactive effect, is not addictive, and does not cause a 'high'. The compound which is responsible for these side effects is called Tetrahydrocannabinol or THC.

Going Green - KAVA artists exhibit online

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GOING GREEN, the latest exhibition from members of the Kinvara Area Visual Arts group will be going online this weekend.

HSE advice about anti-inflammatory medication during COVID-19 crisis

The HSE is advising anyone with Covid-19 to continue to take any medication you were already taking, unless you are told not to by a healthcare professional. This includes anti-inflammatories (NSAID) such as ibuprofen, naproxen or diclofenac.

French Ketamine releases new single 'One Thing'

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GALWAY BAND French Ketamine release their new single, 'One Thing' on all streaming platforms on Thursday March 26.

City under blizzard of cocaine warns counsellor

The use of cocaine throughout Galway city and county is at epidemic levels according to a Galway clinical specialist in addiction.

Tackling cocaine problem should be priority for Government – Crowe

The cocaine problem in Galway was described as a ‘blizzard’ at this week’s Joint Policing Committee — Speaking after the meeting General Election Candidate, Cllr. Ollie Crowe said the next government need to tackle the problem of drugs and crime in our community and slammed the outgoing government for their lax approach to law and order.

GREEN TEA HAS ANTIOXIDANT, ANTIBACTERIAL AND ANTIVIRAL PROPERTIES

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Green tea is a perfect adjunct to healing herbs. Although you would not be growing it in an Irish herb garden it can be introduced easily into our daily routine.

‘I’m in my own little paradise now’

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The realities of life on the streets, sleeping in doorways, in old sheds, in dark damp corners where the ill-wind blowing in from the bay always finds a way to find you. Living a half-life in the half light of a city that you think doesn’t care. You walk through the streets, almost invisible. If they see you, they don’t look for fear you will ask them for something they cannot give, like time, or a kind word, or a smile.

NUI Galway professor leads debate on aspirin use to prevent heart disease and stroke

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Bill McEvoy, an expert in heart disease prevention who last year returned to Ireland to take up the position of Professor of Preventive Cardiology at NUI Galway and Consultant Cardiologist at Galway University Hospitals, has been invited to debate another international expert on the benefits of aspirin in preventing heart disease and stroke.

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