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Ford looks to design cars for visually impaired

Ford has joined forces with Cambridge University to gain a better understanding of visual impairment issues that come with an aging society and to use digital tools to better design vehicles for those with vision problems.

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Power of probiotics

Cinema Reviews: Contagion

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THE BLACK Death of 1347 killed 25 million in Europe; smallpox in the 18th century claimed even more lives with 60 million.

To get the vaccine or not to get the vaccine?

Ultan Molloy, MPSI, HealthWest Community Pharmacy this week discusses the benefits of a flu vaccination.

Michael D Higgins pledges to break down negative attitudes about mental illness

Michael D Higgins this week pledged to break down negative attitudes and discrimination surrounding mental illness if elected president of Ireland.

Kilkenny strives to be more age-friendly

Kilkenny will take a significant step forward in its efforts to become more age-friendly, if a measure to introduce seating in the county’s shops is adopted by local businesses.

Kilkenny strengthens age-friendly status

Kilkenny is set to further enhance its status as an age-friendly city this month as Ireland prepares to host the first international conference on positive ageing.

A career in acupuncture

The College of Integrative Acupuncture, now in its 16th year, is enrolling for its next three-year part-time professional training course beginning on October 15. Students travel from all over Ireland to study this acupuncture course which uses Woodquay, Galway, NUI Galway and Moore Street, Loughrea for its lectures.

How age-friendly is Kilkenny?

The Kilkenny Age Friendly County programme will be carrying out a base line study of a representative sample of older people in the county, assessing their views and opinions on various aspects of their lives.

Be vigilant about the health risks of mobile phones says O’ Neill

Local Kilkenny Senator, Pat O’Neill this week introduced a motion in the Senate calling for mobile phone operators and suppliers to make all information in their possession available about the health risks of mobile phones.

 

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