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AIDS West concerned by continued rise in HIV diagnosis

Alarming figures from the HSE Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) which indicate that there has been an eight per cent increase in the number of people in Ireland being newly diagnosed with HIV so far in 2019, are of great concern to AIDS West.

Athlone Institute of Technology to launch sexual health service

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Athlone Institute of Technology will launch a comprehensive student sexual health service to meet the needs of its growing student population, 61 percent of whom are aged 18-24 and are classified as ‘high risk’ for sexually transmitted infections.

BURNING FEET – COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES CAN HELP

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Some causes of Burning Feet:

The ongoing nightmare of living with Lyme disease

May is Lyme Disease awareness month so I thought I’d write a little bit about it, my own experience of it and how to prevent it.

Some tips for avoiding January sniffles

Cara Cunningham, MINDI, Community Dietitian

Majority of infections are spread by hands

Recent research shows that 80 per cent of all infections are spread by hands.

Eliminate colds and flu with Care Cure Acupuncture

Winter is here – bringing with it stuffy colds, coughs, chest infections, sore throats, and energy draining flus. The good news is that by treating yourself to acupuncture treatments and healthy doses of Chinese herbal medicines you can prevent or eliminate these annoying symptoms and maintain a fit, active, lifestyle.

Galwegian first openly gay man to give blood after Minister lifts lifetime ban on donations

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Galway man Tomás Heneghan this week became the first openly gay man to donate blood in the Republic of Ireland after Minister for Health, Simon Harris lifted the lifetime ban on blood donations from men who have sex with men (MSM).

New research into improving hand hygiene in intensive care units

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Although hand hygiene is known to be the key to preventing hospital acquired infections such as MRSA, compliance with good hygiene practices remains low. With healthcare-associated infections affecting, on average, five per cent of hospitalised patients in Ireland, NUI Galway is to lead a Health Research Board funded project to improve hand hygiene practice.

Funding secured for NUI Galway STI clinic

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NUI Galway has secured funding to open a sexually transmitted infections clinic on its campus.

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