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Westport woman joins international cancer research project

A science researcher from Westport has joined an international research project to identify how people can cut their cancer risk by changing their diets.

NUI Galway researcher wins award for breakthrough in bowel cancer

A cancer researcher at NUI Galway has clinched a prestigious award for her groundbreaking work in the area of bowel cancer.

Kick the habit and reap the benefits

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The benefits of quitting smoking are numerous - from reducing the risk of heart attack, to an increase in energy levels. Lent is well underway, and with many people trying to quit smoking during this period, the Laya Healthcare health and wellness team have some helpful advice to ensure success.

Serve up some beetroot for a great nutritional boost

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If you are looking for a vegetable that offers a great nutritional boost, then look no further than beetroot.

Beetroot – a vegetable packed with health benefits

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This is a great time of year for delicious, healthy, beetroot.

Adopt positive lifestyle choices to ward off cancer

An organisation which operates a mobile cancer information unit regularly in Galway, is urging people to adopt positive lifestyle choices to help prevent the condition.

Campaign for local rower aims to increase number of bone marrow donors

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Friends of a local rowing champion who is awaiting a bone marrow transplant are spearheading a campaign to heighten awareness about the importance of becoming donors.

Extension of breast cancer screening to improve survival outcomes

The extension of the BreastCheck screening programme - to include women aged 65 to 69 years - will improve survival rates from this the second most common cancer in the country, a local politician said this week.

Galway-based Medtech start up Embo Medical secures €3 million investment

Embo Medical, an early stage medical device company based in NUI Galway’s Business Innovation Centre and focused on developing technology to shut down blood flow in blood vessels, has secured €3 million in seed-funding.

Skin cancer - the most common male cancer among VHI customers last year

Skin cancer was the most common male cancer among Vhi Healthcare members in Galway last year.

 

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