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Top of table Buccs face stuttering Old Wesley

Buccaneers are home to Old Wesley in the Ulster Bank League Division 1B at Dubarry Park on Saturday and, due to the Italy v Ireland match, the game has an unusual 4.30pm kick-off time.

Are you worried about developing dementia or Alzheimer’s?

Are you worried about developing dementia or Alzheimer’s? Do you struggle with your memory or cognitive function? You are not alone. As the population of Ireland gets older the number of people suffering from cognitive conditions such as dementia or Alzheimer’s has increased. These diseases not only have a major impact on the individual, but also their families. Recent research has identified genetics and lifestyle as the biggest factors that increase your chances of developing these life changing conditions. Lifestyle factors such as high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, inactivity, obesity, smoking, and stress all lead to the risk increasing.

Galwaywoman keen to heighten awareness about dementia

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A County Galway woman who lost her mother to dementia is spearheading an initiative aimed at heightening awareness about the illness and empowering communities to help sufferers improve their quality of life.

Demons, silent screaming and multiple attackers – researchers explore the nightmare that is sleep paralysis

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The School of Psychology at the National University of Ireland Galway has completed the first phase of a study on the number of people affected by sleep paralysis and unusual sleep experiences. Over 1,100 people in Ireland have shared their experiences, with participants relating the often scary sensations they have experienced while in the awake-like state.

Galway University Hospitals launches Ireland’s first dementia awareness programme

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Galway University Hospitals and Saolta University Health Care Group, in collaboration with the founder of the Butterfly Scheme, Barbara Hodkinson, officially launched the Butterfly Scheme in Galway University Hospitals last week.

Independent report on Áras Attracta published

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The HSE this week published the Independent Report of the Áras Attracta (McCoy) Review Group. Following the broadcast of the Prime Time programme Inside Bungalow 3 by RTE in December 2014, the HSE commissioned the McCoy Review Group to undertake an independent review of the quality of care being provided in Áras Attracta. The findings of the Review Group are presented over a series of three reports.

Bikers Run raises €5,000 for children's autism services

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The third Annual Bikers Run for Western Care Association Children's Autism Services took place on Saturday June 4 last. Organised by Ann and Tom Burns and their friends, more than 50 bikers travelled around all the major towns of west and south Mayo on a beautiful sunny day. Bucket collections were taken up in the towns en-route with a total of €5,000 raised through the event for the Association’s Children’s Autism Services. 

Combat anxiety and depression with Care Cure Acupuncture

If you have never experienced mental illness, bouts of depression or anxiety can be all too easily dismissed as someone’s bad day. But for those individuals suffering from anxiety, insomnia, crying spells, worry, memory loss, and apathy, depression is a crippling disability.

Ó Clochartaigh demands greater support for dementia sufferers in the west

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Ten per cent of those diagnosed with dementia live in the west of Ireland, leading a County Galway based senator to call for a major overhaul and improvement in detection, treatment, and support of dementia sufferers.

Does your child suffer from an anxiety disorder?

Children with anxiety problems may or may not act like anxious adults.

 

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