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Four NUIG students have been awarded bursaries of €1,000 each by Merck, Sharp and Dohme to assist in their studies focusing on the prevention of cardiovascular disease.
This year, as part of National Bike Week, the annual Tour de Lough Corrib charity cycle in aid of the heart and stroke charity Croí, will take place on Sunday, June 15.
Heart disease is still one of the biggest killers in Ireland and is responsible for almost one-third of all deaths in Mayo, according to the Irish Heart Foundation.
A question often asked by dental patients is: ‘Is it really necessary to have my teeth cleaned?’
The Irish Heart Foundation is inviting volunteers and supporters from Galway to join in a special 25-year Happy Hearts Appeal anniversary celebration kindly supported by local SuperValu stores on April 2 in the Pillo Hotel, Galway. To mark the special occasion, TG4 presenter Mairead Ni Chuaig will launch the Happy Heart celebration in honour of the great volunteering spirit of the people of Galway.
A young city woman who has severe depression and anxiety, and is on a waiting list to attend a psychologist on the public health system, fears that lives will be lost as already pressurised local mental health services come under further strain.
A successful personal developement programme designed initially to help the homeless in Galway is now available to the public.
Dietitians from the heart and stroke charity Croí have advised people keen to lose weight after the festive season that weight management is not about “good” or “bad” foods; celebrity or crash diets; or sudden and unsustainable weight loss.
To mark the launch of the 21st annual Annaghdown St Stephen’s Day ‘Turkey Walk’ Croí has named a room in its new heart and stroke centre as the ‘Annaghdown Room’ in recognition of the generosity the community has shown over the years.