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GMIT scientists present findings of first Irish survey of students’ awareness of antibiotic use and antibiotic resistance

The findings of the first Irish survey of college students’ awareness and knowledge of misuse and abuse of antibiotics were presented to the public at an open lecture in GMIT on Monday November 18, marking European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD). The findings reveal there is a lack of awareness, understanding, and knowledge about antibiotic use and antibiotic resistance among this demographic.

Regional Veterinary Office in Coosan to be expanded

Athlone based Senator, Gabrielle McFadden has welcomed the news that the Regional Veterinary Laboratory in Coosan is to be expanded.

Christmas Dry Eyes

This Christmas, to save you from tears, give your eyes some TLC at Oranmore Optometrists.

County veterinary officer critical of “grey area” on dog control

Westmeath's county veterinary officer says the law is "too grey" when it comes to dog control, after councillors complained about certain dogs posing a threat to public safety.

Flu is circulating in the community, warns health authority

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People in high risk groups, such as the over 65s and pregnant women, are being urged to get vaccinated against flu. The appeal from health authorities comes as the number of reported cases of influenza-like illness (ILI) nationally has increased in the past week.

Want to share your flu symptoms with academics?

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Galway people are being asked to volunteer information about their health this winter at flusurvey.ie. Now in its second year, the website is a collaboration between NUI Galway and the HSE - Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HSPC). Volunteers are asked to register with the site, and log any flu symptoms if and when they develop.

Seasonal sniffles

Cold and flu season is in full swing but the HSE is advising that antibiotics will not help to tackle the seasonal sniffles.

New mobile app will further improve appropriate antibiotic use

A new mobile app, launched at Galway University Hospitals this week, will further improve appropriate antibiotic use, according to Dr Pat Nash, the clinical director of the hospital group.

New campaign highlights that antibiotics are ineffective for colds and flus

The HSE have launched their annual antibiotic awareness campaign, and the ads are now running on national and local radio stations highlighting the fact that it is pointless taking antibiotics for cold and flus.

Whipping Boy hit Castlebar next weekend

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Finbar Hoban Proudly Presents... Whipping Boy live at Bar Ritz (Mulroys Bar) Castlebar next Saturday night June 25 with support coming from David Hope and The Henchmen along with Vamos. Whipping Boy, the band behind one of the most underrated albums of all time Heartworm, have decided to take the show back on the road. Ferghal McGee and band are bringing their Heartworm album and more to the intimate surroundings of Bar Ritz. Expect to hear all the classics including ‘We Don’t Need Nobody Else’, ‘Twinkle’, and ‘When We Were Young’.

 

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