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Staff at the GMIT School of Engineering have designed and developed a new type of emergency ventilator which can be produced rapidly and inexpensively to assist the medics in the treatment of COIVD-19 patients.
I decided to study nutrition at CNM after experiencing the impact diet changes had on my little girl’s health. She was very poorly between the age of one and three, with frequent trips to the hospital due to recurrent chest infections and asthma-like symptoms. She was prescribed corticosteroids, antibiotics, and a variety of inhalers, but I was frustrated at simply managing my daughter’s symptoms with medication and not actually seeing any progress in her health. We received no nutritional or lifestyle advice.
Medtronic the global leader in medical technology, today announced it is publicly sharing the design specifications for the Puritan Bennett™ 560 (PB 560) to enable participants across industries to evaluate options for rapid ventilator manufacturing to help doctors and patients dealing with COVID-19. This decision is consistent with the recent FDA Guidance and in accordance with the public health and medical response of governmental agencies globally.
Given the numbers of people globally who need and will need care to recover from Covid-19 infection, one Irish medical device firm says it may double the number of units it ships this year.
The Asthma Society of Ireland is advising people with asthma to be extra vigilant in their asthma management and follow the advice set out by the HSE, amidst growing coronavirus concerns.
The Asthma Society of Ireland has released research conducted by hmR Ireland which looks at the over-reliance on reliever inhaler medication by people with asthma in each county in Ireland. Reliever inhalers, which most people will recognise as the blue inhalers, if over-used, are strongly linked with severe asthma exacerbations and asthma related deaths.
Since retiring as a professional athlete, former World and Olympic champion and award-winning healthy cookbook author, Derval O’Rourke, has become a mother to two young children, Dafne and Archie, and set up her own business derval.ie.
As the festive season kicks in, the Asthma Society is warning the 10,059 people with asthma in Mayo to be aware of their asthma triggers and to plan ahead for the Christmas holidays.
Many athletes worldwide rely on Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) to improve their athletic performance. HBOT is a powerful treatment that any exercise enthusiast can benefit from, especially in the areas of active recovery, healing and treating injuries. Training, conditioning, and competition all stress the body.
For people suffering from Lyme disease, there is no one-size-fits-all approach to treatment.