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Reduce the spread of the winter vomiting bug

At this time of year there is an increase in the numbers of people who have Norovirus (winter vomiting bug) in the community. To help curtail the spread of the winter vomiting bug, the West Public Health Department is appealing to the public to take precautions to protect their health and to adhere strictly to visiting restrictions and hygiene guidelines when visiting nursing homes, hospitals and health services.

New campaign highlights that antibiotics are ineffective for colds and flus

The HSE have launched their annual antibiotic awareness campaign, and the ads are now running on national and local radio stations highlighting the fact that it is pointless taking antibiotics for cold and flus.

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.

It’s time to tell hayfever to get stuffed

The longer evenings, better weather, and the emerging colourful displays of flowerbeds is a welcome change to some after the dark and gloomy winter, but for hayfever sufferers it means a battle with bouts of sneezing, a congested nose, and runny eyes. Desperate sufferers go to great lengths for relief, but herbal remedy provider A Vogel shows how nature can offer relief to its own problem.

Salt therapy can assist in combating chest infections

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Help combat a chest infection or other respiratory infections with a visit to Western Salt Therapy, Mayo’s first salt therapy spa, located at Diamond’s Car Park, Ballina.

Facing up to flu

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Every winter it is one of the main topics of conversation. “I had the flu all week.” I’ve a touch of it myself, I’m all blocked up” or “My son is off school with a high temperature”.

Warding off winter chills

Christmas is around the corner. You are busy shopping and preparing for the festive season. It is chilly and damp outside and you cannot keep warm. Before long, you are sniffling and coughing and are battling with a cold.

Are you ready for the cold and flu season?

Acupuncture can be used to prevent the onset of colds and flus and, when caught early, stop them from turning into full-blown conditions. Studies have shown that certain acupuncture points are effective in boosting the immune system, and when combined with Chinese herbs this can be an extremely effective treatment for common winter illnesses.

Mayo revealed as Ireland’s best kissers

The results are in, Mayo has some of the best kissers in Ireland. Mayo recorded fewer outbreaks of the cold sore virus in 2010 than most other counties, according to a new all Ireland study conducted by A Vogel herbal remedies.

Mayo revealed as Ireland’s best kissers

The results are in, Mayo has some of the best kissers in Ireland. Mayo recorded fewer outbreaks of the cold sore virus in 2010 than most other counties, according to a new all Ireland study conducted by A Vogel herbal remedies.

 

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