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No ‘one-size fits all’ approach to dietary advice

We have all heard that much used phrase - ‘everyone is different’ - applied in all kinds of circumstances.

Smartphones to help inflammatory bowel disease sufferers

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Smartphones are to be used to deliver care for people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

Almost ninety per cent of Portiuncula A&E patients discharged within six hours in one month last year

Almost nine out of 10 patients who attended Portiuncula Hospital’s emergency department in December were “seen” and discharged within six hours.

Vhi Healthcare pays €26.8 million in claims for Mayo customers

Vhi Healthcare paid out €26.8 million in claims for the healthcare needs of its customers in Mayo. The biggest spend involved claims for the treatment of cancer amounting to almost €4.6m, including just over €1m spent on claims for breast, bladder, and prostate malignancy. Orthopaedic procedures including replacement knee and hip joints, fractures, and back problems accounted for a further €4.2m of total spend, followed closely by heart and circulatory conditions which cost €3.2m to treat. Claims benefit of €1.45m was allocated to cover 750 claims for arthritis and rheumatism.

New clinic for inflammatory bowel disease sufferers

More than 1,000 men and women of all ages attended Galway University Hospitals for treatment for inflammatory bowel disease in the past five years.

Technological healthcare at home is focus of new NUIG project’

Technologies to facilitate the remote delivery of healthcare to patients in their own home is the focus of a new EU-funded project underway at NUI Galway.

 

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