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Three charities to benefit from fashion luncheon

A fashion show luncheon in partnership with charities Croí, National Breast Cancer Research Institute, and Rosabel’s Rooms, will take place on Sunday September 8 at the Glenlo Abbey Hotel.

PAIN AFTER SHINGLES CAN LAST FOR YEARS – STUDIES SHOW MICRO-IMMUNOTHERAPY CAN HELP

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The most common complication of Shingles is pain, also known as Post Herpatic Neuralgia (PHN) and is due to damage to the skin and nerves after the acute stage of this disease.

Dawn Meats raise €4,000 for Motor Neurone Disease

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The Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association (IMNDA) have thanked all the staff in Dawn Meats, Ballyhaunis for holding a Drink Tea for MND event and raising the fantastic sum of €4,000. The cheque was presented to the IMNDA Nurse, Fidelma Rutledge, on Friday last.

NUI Galway to develop new treatments for multiple sclerosis

An NUI academic has secured funding to the value of €3.9 million to train European researchers to develop new treatments for multiple sclerosis.

PAIN AFTER SHINGLES CAN LAST FOR YEARS – STUDIES SHOW MICRO-IMMUNOTHERAPY CAN HELP

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The most common complication of Shingles is pain, also known as Post Herpetic Neuralgia (PHN) and is due to damage to the skin and nerves after the acute stage of this disease.

Free Yourself from Diabetes Anxiety and Get Your Blood Sugar In Check!

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One Galway best-selling author is out to fight chronic ill-health. Begin improving your health during this workshop and book signing on Saturday, 30th of March at the Arches Hotel in Claregalway.

SEVERE STRESS CAN TRIGGER COELIAC DISEASE

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Coeliac Disease, also known as Gluten Sensitive Enteropathy or Sprue, is an immune reaction to gluten which is a protein found in wheat, barley and rye.

Preventive healthcare must become a national priority, say world heart health leaders

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Ireland is facing major challenges today in curbing the negative health impacts of obesity, diabetes, and an increasingly sedentary Western lifestyle, according to one of two world leaders in heart health who have taken up positions in Galway.

Vigilance urged in wake of rise in meningitis cases

The head of a national meningitis support and awareness organisation is appealing to the public to be vigilant in the wake of an increase in meningococcal disease (the leading cause of meningitis in this country) recently.

Childhood obesity — education is key

In recent years, Ireland has gone from famine to feast, we are now faced with the same problem of obesity as the rest of Europe and the developed world. How to stop the spread? Our lifestyle that had kept us slim is gone — replaced by the hallmarks of the global scourge of obesity. Levels are higher in rural areas, as people drive everywhere. Obesity is also a bigger problem among the less well off. We have been getting fatter for a long time and the Government has proposed, among other things, a colour coded labeling system, calorie labeling on menus, and on fatty, high sugar and salt foods.

 

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