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Campaign launched to fight leading cause of blindness

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).

Fundraiser tonight for city man who contracted meningitis while living abroad

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.

Why I cannot support the Government’s Abortion Bill

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.

Be vigilant about meningitis, warns ACT

A meningitis awareness charity is urging people to be on the alert for the condition which is more common during winter.

Play soccer and help autism and meningitis charities

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.

Galway-based national meningitis charity urges public to be aware of symptoms

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 people who experienced the devastation of meningitis highlight importance of support

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.

Look after your eye health

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.

Over forties urged to get checked for glaucoma

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.

Going green for Paddy’s Day

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?

 

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