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NUIG scientist creates bioengineered stent invisible to the immune system

A scientist at NUI Galway has developed a new state of the art cardiovascular stent bioengineered to avoid triggering the body's immune system. Prof Gerard...

NUIG Prof leads global debate on using aspirin to fight heart disease

Bill McEvoy, an expert in heart disease prevention and Professor of Preventive Cardiology at NUIG is facing off with another international expert on the...

Public health events prove a big hit on the islands

A series of free Healthy Ireland events with Croí on the Galway islands recently proved to be a big hit, drawing big crowds interested...

Hurling and camogie cause the highest amount of sports injuries

Hurling and Camogie cause the highest number of sports injuries Portiuncula Hospital has found. Advanced nursing practitioners working at the emergency department at Portiuncula Hospital...

Lower back pain in the sights of €15 million research project

Researchers from Galway are taking part in a €15 million project targeting lower back pain. CÚRAM Medical Devices Research Centre at NUIG is one of...

Physiotherapy waiting lists in Galway are “a complete neglection of the west” says Rabbitte

Galway East TD Anne Rabbitte has described the waiting lists for a physiotherapy appointment in Galway, the second highest level in Ireland, a"shocking and...

Galway University Hospitals report high levels of dangerous superbug

Galway University Hospitals had the second highest number of infections reported of the deadly superbug CPE last year. A report from the Health Protection Surveillance...

World leaders in heart health join Galway based cardiac institute

Two of the world's leading cardiac experts in have joined a heart health initiative led by Croí Galway.

HSE reports massive surge in mumps outbreaks this year

Mumps is on the rise this year with 62 cases reported in the west so far in 2019.

Galway medtech start-up raises €3 million for next gen stroke treatment

The Galway based medtech start-up Perfuze has secured €3 million in investment funding to develop a next generation technology to treat acute ischemic stroke. According to...

HSE issues a fresh warning against mumps in Galway

The HSE is doubling down on its warning for parents in Galway after a recent increase in recorded cases. Parents in Claregalway have been notified...

HSE warns of Mumps outbreak in the West of Ireland

The HSE has issued a warning about an outbreak of mumps across Galway, Mayo, and Roscommon. The warning comes as 45 people have been diagnosed...

More than 1,500 people waiting for homecare in Galway, Mayo, and Roscommon

Waiting lists for HSE homecare services in the West of Ireland have reached record levels with over 1,500 people in Galway, Mayo, and Roscommon...

Pharmacists issue call to arms against head lice as school year begins

The school year is upon us once again and pharmacists are urging parents to act against the spread of head lice by following a...
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