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Restless leg syndrome, also known as Willis-Ekbom Disease, can cause an unpleasant sensation in the legs with the irresistible urge to move them.
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is an annually occurring state of low mood and spirits, thought to be triggered by the reduced daylight hours of the colder months. While the mechanism behind SAD is not fully understood, there are several ways we can help ourselves combat SAD.
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.
Home Instead Senior Care Galway and local libraries are hosting a series of free Dementia Workshops this September, which is World Alzheimer’s Month.
Mayo University Hospital in collaboration with the founder of the Butterfly Scheme, Barbara Hodkinson, officially launched the ‘Butterfly Scheme’ in Mayo University Hospital this week.
The Centre for Economic and Social Research on Dementia at NUI Galway are leading the first ever study in Ireland looking at supports and services available for people with dementia and their families following a recent diagnosis. The study aims to recruit informal carers, often family members, who are providing regular care and support to a loved one diagnosed with dementia in 2017 or 2018.
A new study shows that 30 per cent of people attending Irish hospital Emergency Departments on Saturday nights had alcohol recorded in their notes.
A research project led by NUI Galway has established that companion robots can have a positive impact on older people living with dementia. Such is the impact of this research, it has been featured in a new European Commission study analysing the impact on society of EU-funded research and innovation in technology for active and healthy ageing. The MARIO project is among 25 projects credited, and the only one in Ireland, with having had the most influence in Europe over the last 11 years. The project is also being featured across Europe this week on the EuroNews TV channel’s Futuris science programme.
Last week, family website MyKidsTime announced that Galway Autism Partnership as the joint winner, with Cork’s Down Syndrome Centre, of its annual Charity of the Year Award. The recognition is a huge morale boost for GAP and provided the perfect backdrop for my interview with it's co-ordinator, Aisling Colreavy.
The School of Psychology at NUI Galway is seeking more than 1,000 people from across Ireland who experience symptoms of obessive compulsive disorder (OCD) to participate in an online survey.