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Food intolerance testing at Health and Herbs

A food allergy happens almost immediately, usually within one hour. This reaction is very evident.

Get back ‘On The Road Again’ with personal development plan

A successful personal developement programme designed initially to help the homeless in Galway is now available to the public.

University to host conference on obesity

The Health Economics and Policy Analysis research group at NUI Galway will host a one day conference on obesity Friday, 17 January. Obesity is complex, interdisciplinary problem that involves genetics, physiology, the environment, psychology, and economics.

Alcohol is a factor in fifty per cent of suicides, regional health forum told

Ireland’s rate of alcohol consumption is one of the highest in Europe, is responsible for 90 deaths a month, and is a factor in half of all suicides, a meeting of the HSE West’s regional health forum was told recently in Galway.

World heart expert praises local heart and stroke centre

A world famous heart expert with strong west of Ireland links paid tribute to the Croi heart and stroke centre in Galway earlier this week.

REMEDI enters agreement with US company to advance research into diabetic foot ulcers

REMEDI, The Regenerative Medicine Institute at NUI Galway and Orbsen Therapeutics have entered into an agreement with Cardium Therapeutics to utilise Cardium’s Excellagen® pharmaceutically-formulated gel as a delivery agent for Orbsen Therapeutics’ proprietary stromal cell therapy in pre-clinical studies for the potential treatment of diabetic foot ulcers.

Grateful staff ensure coffee morning raises more than €2,000 for Croí

Earlier this month the team at Blake’s bar on Eglinton Street held a coffee morning in aid of Croí as a thank you for looking after one of their own staff during a life changing event.

No downgrading of physical education in our schools - Ruane

Sinn Féin councillor Thérèse Ruane has voiced her serious concerns at downgrading of physical education in the school curriculum and has described plans to reduce the time allocated to physical education as a retrograde step which will have a serious negative impact on the health of young people and warns that any such moves must be stopped in their tracks.

NUI Galway makes history with new master’s programme in heart disease prevention

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NUI Galway will make history when it becomes the first university in Ireland to provide postgraduate training to master’s level (MSc) in the prevention of heart disease.

In treating obesity, have we got it all wrong?

Canadian obesity expert Dr Maurice Larocque says the latest research shows why current treatments in obesity are failing, and that a totally different approach needs to be taken for the overweight and obese.

 

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