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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.

NUI Galway researcher wins prestigious Irish Cancer Society award

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NUI Galway researcher John Daly was named PhD Researcher of the Year at the recent Irish Cancer Society Research Awards. Mr Daly, who is currently doing a PhD with NUI Galway, was presented with the award for his studies into combatting multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer for which there is currently no cure.

Parents urged not to send children with flu-like symptoms to school

The HSE is urging parents not to send their children to school if they have flu-like illnesses or any of the associated symptoms, such as a high temperature, aches and pains, or a chesty cough in a bid to curtail the spread of the infection.

Help prevent the spread of flu

The HSE is urging the public to help prevent the spread of flu and norovirus (the contagious virus that causes vomiting and diarrhoea) by avoiding hospitals and GP surgeries so as not to infect others who may be already unwell.

Minding the heart of our community

Next week, an honour is being bestowed on Galway city — when the country’s top cardiologists will attend the opening of the Irish Cardiac Society’s 70th annual meeting. The event will mark 70 years of the society and its role in bringing together the best minds in the field of cardiac care.

Curcumin noted for its anti-inflammatory benefits

Curcumin is the active ingredient of turmeric (curcuma longa). Curcumin gives turmeric it’s golden yellow colour. Science has shown curcumin to be a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory, providing it with the ability to be extremely beneficial in many areas of health.

Let us never take Cancer Care West for granted

Sometimes in society, what we cannot see are the most important things; the groups and people we take for granted. That what lies in front of us is hidden, until it is most needed. And then like a genie hiding behind a bush, it leaps out and supports you, and takes your hand at the very time you need your hand taken.

Nonie’s October events to boost breast cancer research

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A huge coming together of Supervalu retailers and locals from Lackagh, Turloughmore and Claregalway will take place this October as communities unite for Breast Cancer Awareness month. It is all in support of well known local woman, Nonie Fahy, manager of Flynns Supervalu Lackagh, Turloughmore.

Brown Thomas Galway to launch Autumn Winter 2019 collections at Charity Fashion Luncheon

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On Sunday 8th September, Brown Thomas Galway will launch the exciting new Autumn Winter 2019 collections with a fashion show luncheon in partnership with charities Croí, National Breast Cancer Research Institute and Rosabel’s Rooms. The event will take place in the beautiful five-star surroundings of Glenlo Abbey to raise vital funds for these charities.

 

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