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In a time when the world seems consumed by the Covid-19 pandemic, it can be easy to forget there are other conditions with which people are living. This week the Galway Advertiser spoke to Amanda O’Malley about her family’s fundraising campaign Le Chéile do Molli - Let’s get Molli Moving for daughter Molli who suffers from the rare spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) Type 1.
Have you ever wondered what affects the occurrence of migraines? Psychologists at NUI Galway’s School of Psychology are interested in examining this phenomenon in adults from Ireland and the UK, and want to investigate the psychological factors that could contribute to migraines by carrying out an online study.
The most common complication of Shingles is pain, also known as Post Herpatic Neuralgia (PHN) and is due to damage to the skin and nerves after the acute stage of this disease.
The most common complication of Shingles is pain, also known as Post Herpetic Neuralgia (PHN) and is due to damage to the skin and nerves after the acute stage of this disease.
A new study published by NUI Galway researchers provides original insights into the economic impact of childhood autism spectrum disorders in Ireland. The study highlights the extent to which families pay for services relative to state funded services and provides a compelling case for significant additional state funded investment. The study was published this week in the international journal, Autism – The International Journal of Research and Practice.
Rest legs syndrome is an uncomfortable sensation in your legs, where you have an irresistible urge to move your legs to relieve the symptoms. The condition causes itchy legs, pins and needles, creepy crawly feeling in the legs, throbbing muscles, and a cramping sensation (particularly in the calves). The symptoms of restless leg syndrome typically worsen during the early evening or later at night. This condition is most prevalent when you are extremely tired or after strenuous physical activity. It is also a common cause of insomnia as the condition is most prevalent at night. Many of us will experience RLS at some stage. In fact, 10 per cent of the population suffer from RLS. Research has indicated that low levels of magnesium have been linked to poor sleep and RLS.
Dyspraxia Ireland launches new information booklet to help families with transition from primary to secondary school
Dyspraxia/DCD Ireland has launched a practical guide which will assist families experiencing dyspraxia/DCD with their child’s transition from primary to secondary school. Entitled The Next Adventure, the booklet provides constructive advice for families, teachers, and educational establishments, as well as useful checklists for children, parents, and teachers.
Fianna Fáil General Election candidate for Galway West John Connolly says he is shocked by the Government’s treatment of children with autism in Galway. Hundreds of children are facing long delays for assessment because of excessively high waiting lists.
A greater number of men are diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, a condition which affects several thousand people in Ireland, according to a senior clinical psychologist who addressed a presentation on the subject in Athenry recently.
There is some quizzing fun in store at Bosh Bar & Restaurant on Thursday November 27 at 9pm, in aid of a very good cause.