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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.

OptiBac for your child’s health

Does your child suffer from common colds and illnesses like diarrhoea? ‘OptiBac for your Child’s Health’ could be what is needed.

Go with your gut instincts

A Vogel's Molkosan is a natural whey based herbal remedy that promotes gentle cleansing of the intestinal tract to help improve overall gut health and so promote a happy healthy digestive system.

Go with your gut instincts

A Vogel's Molkosan is a natural whey based herbal remedy that promotes gentle cleansing of the intestinal tract to help improve overall gut health and so promote a happy healthy digestive system.

Facing up to flu

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Every winter it is one of the main topics of conversation. “I had the flu all week.” I’ve a touch of it myself, I’m all blocked up” or “My son is off school with a high temperature”.

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.

Bed push raised vital funds for cystic fibrosis charity

Funds raised from a charity bed push in the city will be used to improve facilities at University Hospital Galway for people with cystic fibrosis.

Eat well, feel well!

Over the coming weeks Lynda McFarland from Athlone Nutrition Clinic will offer quick and easy recipes and advice to incorporate into your daily regime to help you feel and look great.

The important link between immunity and digestion

What do food intolerances, allergies, IBS, cancer, asthma, hayfever, coeliac disease, behavioural issues, and countless other increasingly common conditions all have in common? They are all symptoms of immune system dysfunction. Not many people realise this but approximately 70 per cent of our immune system resides in the gut, which is why probiotics — ‘good’ bacteria — has become such a buzzword in recent times, and need to be replaced after taking a course of antibiotics. Many people develop food intolerances or are even diagnosed with coeliac disease after suffering from viruses or similar immune dysfunction. This is because the good flora in the gut, which is so important for healthy digestion, has often been affected by the illness or even the medication for treating it.

Newborn screening for cystic fibrosis will result in better prognosis for long term for sufferers

The introduction of cystic fibrosis screening for newborn babies will result in earlier intervention and treatment and a much better prognosis long term for children with the condition, according to the chairperson of the Galway branch of the Cystic Fibrosis Association of Ireland.

 

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