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Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis in Ireland, affecting more than 400,000 people. Osteoarthritis is caused by wear and tear of cartilage in the joints. There has been an increase in the number of people with osteoarthritis in Ireland for two reasons; our ageing population and more obese people putting an increased strain on their joints.
As exams loom, parents are in overdrive trying to help get their children across the finish line of study preparation. Making the right nutritional choices is not always a priority for students during this stressful time and as a result, convenience foods can start to look a lot more appetising! Omega-3 fatty acids help to build brain cell membranes, promote new brain cell formation, as well as aiding hormone synthesis which is immensely important for adolescents. Some key benefits commonly associated with omega-3 include better memory and general brain health, which is why it is so important to get omega-3 fats from the right foods and supplements.
Revive Active, the Galway based health supplement company, has launched a new product known as Mastermind for cognitive function and memory health.
Next Friday, November 27, why not take advantage of a free health consultation at Stauntons Health Links Castlebar. The consultations take place in association with Naturelife. Naturelife product expert Anne Gilligan will be in store to answer your health queries on the day.
Galway based company Ocean Harvest Technology have won the Agri-food sector award at this year’s Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards held in Belfast City Hall on Friday night. The award marked the recognition that Ocean Harvest Technology is bringing the sea and science together to create a more sustainable farming culture.
Galway has underlined its role as a key innovations hub with three companies from the county making the shortlist for The Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards.
Hallowe’en is a time when Dracula and vampires ‘vant’ your blood - so when we are caught we want to make sure that our blood is top quality! Your diet can affect many aspects of good blood health - here are a few tips to ensure you have healthy blood this Hallowe’en.
A recent study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute indicated an increased risk of prostate cancer for men who used Omega-3s. This has raised concerns about how safe fish oils are for men.
There is evidence that omega 3 fatty acids supplementation might be helpful in cases of depression and anxiety. Studies report significant improvement in mood from omega 3 fatty acids supplementation when used alone or in conjunction with medication. Research has shown a link between the amount of fish people in different countries eat and the level of depression. In Japan, where people eat on average 70kg of fish a year, the rate of depression is 0.12 per cent. In New Zealand, where people eat only 18kg of fish a year, the rate of depression is almost 50 times higher.
The humble sea mussel could provide relief to sufferers of a wide variety of ailments, from asthma, and arthritis to multiple sclerosis, according to some leading world health authorities. This is thanks to a simple product called Lyprinol, which has been described as the miracle from the sea, and which has been proven to be a powerful anti-inflammatory. It comes with none of the side-effects commonly associated with traditional fish oils, steroids, or prescription anti-inflammatory medicines. It is now available without prescription from Whelehans Pharmacy in Mullingar.