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Local researchers trialling social distancing app

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Researchers at NUI Galway’s Health Innovation via Engineering (HIVE) Lab, led by Professor Derek O’Keeffe, have developed a new smartphone app to help with social distancing. As recommended by the World Health Organisation, one of the basic principles in minimising the spread of this infectious disease is social distancing. It is currently suggested that people should have a space of at least 2 metres around them to reduce the chance of respiratory spread of the disease from person to person.

Seven new NUI Galway projects to respond to COVID-19 crisis

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Seven new NUI Galway projects to respond to the COVID-19 emergency were announced by Minister for Business, Enterprise, and Innovation, Heather Humphreys, TD yesterday (Wednesday) evening.

Lockdown your children’s breakfast

Olivia Kelly, MINDI, Community Dietitian

Charlie gets on his bike for Breast Cancer

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This May bank holiday weekend, Castlebar native, Charlie Gannon, will be cycling 50km on a stationary bike in his home in aid of the National Breast Cancer Research Institute.

Using technology to care for patients with cystic fibrosis

The adult cystic fibrosis team at University Hospital Galway is using online video conferencing to replace face-to-face outpatient appointments during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Ten easy ways to be healthieresty Spring lamb with cannellini beans a must this Easter Sunday

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Staying healthy and ensuring our immune system remains strong has never been more important. It is essential for both our own and other people's health that we do our utmost to reduce our risks and protect ourselves from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Airport testing centre to test 1,000 people a day

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The chief executive of the Saolta University Health Care Group has reassured people that its public hospitals are working tirelessly to care for and protect patients and staff during this unprecedented public health emergency.

Dos and don’ts of combatting Covid-19

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The newspaper columns, radio airwaves, and our television screens have been dominated by one topic recently and that has been the coronavirus.However, despite wall-to-wall coverage, there are so many terms and phrases that one can get confused at what to look for and what to do. Here we lay out an easy step-by-step guide in identifying and tackling the problem if you or one of your loved ones end up falling ill.

Asthma Society urges HSE to provide specialised advice on respiratory illnesses and coronavirus

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The Asthma Society of Ireland is advising people with asthma to be extra vigilant in their asthma management and follow the advice set out by the HSE, amidst growing coronavirus concerns.

Get Covid-19 info from reliable sources, urges Mayor

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The Mayor of Galway city is urging the public to ensure they obtain information about Covid-19 from reliable sources as nationwide efforts are stepped up in the wake of a spike in the number of cases of the virus.

 

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