Search Results for 'certain diseases'

8 results found.

Learn how to unlock the DNA code at NUI Galway

image preview

NUI Galway’s School of Natural Sciences will hold a special event for secondlevel students in senior cycle biology on Saturday April 25 to celebrate International DNA Day.

Will calorie counts on restaurant menus help tackle obesity?

Health Minister James Reilly last week performed the official launch of the Food Safety Authority of Ireland’s new on-line calorie calculator to help businesses in the food undustry to calculate the calorie contents of their menus.

Good dental hygiene boosts overall health

A question often asked by dental patients is: ‘Is it really necessary to have my teeth cleaned?’

Galway leads the way with alternative to menu calorie counting

image preview

Galway heart and stroke charity Croí has recently commenced piloting a user-friendly menu labelling system to help customers choose healthy menu options in restaurants.

Counting calories on menus not the answer

It might be the last thing you want to think about when you sit down to eat in a restaurant, but smart menu choices can make a big different to your heart health.

Healthy gums are a must for our overall health

Research is ongoing, but red, swollen, and bleeding gums may point to health problems such as heart disease and diabetes. Healthy gums are a physical barrier designed to stop bacteria entering the body. When gums are unhealthy, bacteria from the mouth may enter the bloodstream, setting off an inflammatory reaction elsewhere. Left untreated, gum disease can increase the risk of a host of diseases linked to inflammation. Certain diseases and medications may also cause problems in the mouth, which is why an annual check-up with your dentist is recommended.

Breakfast –the best way to start the day

Dietitian Heather Miller, who holds clinics in Balla, Castlebar, and Ballindine, this week talks about the most important meal of the day—breakfast.

Mayo-born professor leads DNA study

A Mayo born man, Professor Brendan Loftus, has led a UCD team from the Conway Institute to complete the sequencing of the genetic code of an Irish person.

 

Page generated in 0.0468 seconds.