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Merlin Park Hospital

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Tuberculosis is an infectious and very debilitating disease that affects the lungs. It was previously known as consumption because of weight loss suffered.

Weight loss success for two slimmers with type 2 diabetes after losing over eight stone

One in ten people around the world are living with diabetes, a lifelong condition listed by the World Health Organization in 2019 as one of the top ten leading causes of deaths globally. In Ireland, over a quarter of a million people have been diagnosed with the disease. However, it is estimated that a further 850,000 are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a major contributor to kidney failure, heart attack, cancer, and stroke. As well as the human cost, the economic burden of diabetes on the Irish health care system is becoming a major challenge for the government and the HSE.

Two in five people believe pandemic will never be fully over, Ipsos survey reveals

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Two in five people believe the Covid-19 pandemic will never be fully over, according to new research carried out by Ipsos for the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association (IPHA).

Two in five people believe pandemic will never be fully over, says Ipsos survey for IPHA

Two in five people believe the Covid-19 pandemic will never be fully over, according to new research carried out by Ipsos for the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association (IPHA).

Bloom in the Park to feature world’s first healthy heart garden

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NUI Galway and heart and stroke charity Croí have joined forces to design a cardiovascular-themed garden to educate people about heart health.

Walking at a brisk pace may slow down onset of ageing process

Walking at a brisk pace could help to slow down the ageing process, resulting in a reduction in biological age of up to 16 years by midlife, according to a new study.

Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland encouraging local community support for annual Tea Day

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The Alzheimer Society of Ireland (ASI), along with their ambassadors, RTÉ stars Dáithí Ó Sé, and Sinead Kennedy is urging the people of Athlone and County Westmeath to host a Tea Day marking Alzheimer’s Tea Day Comeback year on Thursday, May 5.

Why exercise gets harder the less you do

One of the great benefits of exercise is the more you do, the more energy you have and the more you are capable of.

Mayo people asked to participate in the Alzheimer’s Tea Day Comeback

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After two long years, The Alzheimer Society of Ireland (The ASI) is inviting everyone to come together again for a cup of tea, a chat and maybe a treat or two on May 5th to help raise funds for vital dementia supports and services.

Mortgage and insurance harder to access following cancer diagnosis

People affected by cancer in their lifetime face being refused products including insurance and mortgage protection cover because of their medical history, new research from the Irish Cancer Society reveals.

 

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