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A new campaign has been launched to raise awareness about the leading cause of blindness in working-age people in Ireland - diabetic macular edema (DME).
A 46-year-old city man undergoing treatment in the United States for a condition he contracted abroad is to benefit from a major fundraiser being held tonight (Thursday) at 8.30pm at Crowe’s Bar in Bohermore.
Few pieces of legislation in the history of Dáil Éireann have been the subject of more polarising and divisive debate than the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013.
A meningitis awareness charity is urging people to be on the alert for the condition which is more common during winter.
More than 500 boys and girls will take part in a 12 hour sponsored soccer marathon in Oranmore later this month to raise funds for local charities.
A national meningitis charity is urging people to be aware of the symptoms of the condition. There is at least one case of the infection each day in Ireland.
Three Galway people who have experienced the devastation caused by meningitis have joined forces with Connacht rugby captain John Muldoon to highlight the importance of support following a diagnosis.
We are frequently reminded about how we can alter our diets to maintain a healthy weight and heart but eating for our eye health is not something people consider enough. A few simple adjustments to what you eat can not only help you maintain and enhance the condition of your eyes but also prevent you from losing one of your most important senses.
People over the age of 40 could be risking their eyesight as they may be unaware they have glaucoma, the second largest cause of unnecessary blindness.
Popeye showed us just how powerful spinach really was and our mammies have been telling us for years to ‘eat our greens’. But why is this so – are green veggies all they’re cracked up to be?