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Claremorris student tells of his cancer journey

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Claremorris student Jason Slattery from Murneen was just nine years old when he was first diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. It was summer 2002. His mother noticed a lump on his neck and after some tests and doctors’ appointments and eventually a visit to Crumlin children’s hospital he was diagnosed with the disease.

Fianna Fáil moves to bring about stricter controls on sunbed use

Fianna Fáil has published legislation to bring about stricter controls on the use of sunbeds. Health spokesperson Billy Kelleher says: “The use of sunbeds needs to be controlled to reduce the risk of developing skin cancer. One hundred and forty thousand people in Ireland use sunbeds on a regular basis and of these, 20 per cent are between the ages of 15 to 24 years.

Acupuncture and the menopause

For Chinese women, hot flashes and night sweats are uncommon experiences, and very few of them are ever put on hormone replacement therapy by their doctors. It is an interesting fact that only 10 per cent of Asian women experience noticeable menopausal symptoms, compared with 75 per cent of the women in the Western world. What explains the difference between the typical Chinese woman s experience of menopause and the typical Western woman’s experience?

Seven ways to boost your immune system

Our immune system is our body’s defence mechanism. When our health is threatened it works at full power to fight off any invaders, such as bacteria or viruses.

NUI Galway drug breakthrough to benefit Alzheimers research

A team of researchers at NUI Galway have made a major breakthrough in discovering how drugs interact with proteins in cells, which may have positive implications for the treatment of conditions like Alzheimer’s disease.

Benefit dance for cancer stricken child

A benefit dance for Jack Lam will take place in the TF Hotel, Castlebar, on March 9 at 9pm.

Grady Joinery - energy efficient windows that look the business

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Grady Joinery is Ireland's premier manufacturer of uPVC, timber, and aluminium A-rated energy efficient windows and doors.

Grady Joinery - energy efficient windows that look the business

Grady Joinery is Ireland's premier manufacturer of uPVC, timber, and aluminium A-rated energy efficient windows and doors.

BPW Galway and The Galway Clinic raise awareness of osteoporosis at health event

BPW Galway will be hosting a special health event to raise awareness of osteoporosis at The Ardilaun hotel on Tuesday, November 8, at 6pm.

Men’s health is no laughing matter

Men can not afford to be embarrassed when it comes to issues in relation to their health, according to Professor Frank Sullivan, consultant radiation oncologist at University College Hospital Galway.

 

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