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Farmers have high risk of heart disease and stroke

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A study which reveals that 80 per cent of farmers have four or more risk factors for heart disease and stroke - the leading cause of death in Ireland - has been described as "very worrying" by a local farmers' representative.

Westport woman joins international cancer research project

A science researcher from Westport has joined an international research project to identify how people can cut their cancer risk by changing their diets.

Pauline’s worth her weight in gold!

A weight loss expert from Athlone has struck gold for her exceptional work in helping more than 100 people to lose weight every week.

Heart and stroke expert to give talk at Croi

Internationally acclaimed author and speaker, Prof Barry Franklin, from Michigan USA, who is a world recognised expert on how to prevent and recover from heart disease (and other cardiovascular illnesses such as stroke, diabetes and obesity) will visit Galway this month to give a free public talk on Friday November 28 at 7.30pm in the Croí Heart & Stroke Centre, Newcastle, Galway.

Breastfeed and give babies a ‘vital start in life’

Galway has the highest breastfeeding rate among mothers recently discharged from hospital in the three western counties of Galway, Mayo and Roscommon.

New chairman of Croí

The heart and stroke charity Croí has announced Kevin O’Reilly as its new chairman.

NUIG students win bursaries for heart disease study

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.

Dr Eva Orsmond — a leading expert in weight loss and nutrition

Dr Eva Orsmond is a medical doctor from Finland who came to live in Ireland approximately 12 years ago. She founded Orsmond Clinics in 2001 to pursue her interest in weight loss and nutrition and she is now a leading expert in her field.

Will calorie counts on restaurant menus help tackle obesity?

Health Minister James Reilly last week performed the official launch of the Food Safety Authority of Ireland’s new on-line calorie calculator to help businesses in the food undustry to calculate the calorie contents of their menus.

Dr Eva Orsmond -a leading expert in her field

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Dr Eva Orsmond is a leading expert in her field and remains Ireland’s sole private medical practitioner exclusively treating overweight and obesity in adults and children.

 

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