Archive for the Health Category

Government announces new COVID-19 research projects

The Government has announced 26 new COVID-19 research and innovation projects to complement existing third-level research activity. Projects will address key areas such as frontline healthcare, diagnostics, infection control, contact tracing, mental health, potential treatments, and management of the mitigation […]

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How to wear the mask:

How to wear the mask:

Since we all will have to wear a face mask when using public transport from Monday 29th June onwards, it is important to use the mask properly. Only FFP2 and FFP3 masks with filter and ventil actually do prevent viral […]

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Aware: Your Supporting Light Through Depression

By Eoin Meegan For over 30 years Aware has been pioneering education, support and information to people impacted by depression, bipolar disorder and other forms of mental illness throughout Ireland. This is done primarily through a variety of programmes the […]

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Help for those with aching joints

By Eoin Meegan Muscular and joint pain is, unfortunately, something all too many people are familiar with, and can range from being mildly irritable to downright debilitating. However, there may be relief on the horizon in the form of a […]

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Video games: The good, the bad, the addictive!

By Peter McNamara The video games industry is booming. In 2018, the global games market was valued at around $134.9 billion. The American market alone is forecast to reach $230 billion by 2022, making it the largest in the world. […]

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Create Hope and Stay Positive with GROW during Covid-19 GROW’s new Mental Health Recovery six-week programme

One of Ireland’s best known Mental Health service providers, GROW Mental Health Recovery, has launched a new initiative to help people cope with the restrictions surrounding the Coronavirus. Following the Government’s decision to impose further restrictions in the fight against […]

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Protective shields for frontline workers

BY online editor I-Form, the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Research centre for for Advanced manufacturing is using its experience in 3D printing to provide PPE to frontline staff working at the health service across Dublin. Since last Friday, 27th March […]

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Write to Win

BY Kathrin Kobus NewsBrands Ireland invite secondary school students. to submit a piece of journalism concerning the Coronavirus and the impact it is having on their lives and their community. The entry can be either a feature article or an […]

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Vaccine trials under way

The name of the first person to be on the trial run for a possible vaccine is Jennifer Haller. She was the first of four persons who received a dose of mRNA-1273 per injection at the Kaiser Permanent Research institute […]

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Tips to get your inner calm back

In case you feel not like going out and anxiety is close to overwhelming you, maybe the APPLE technique can help. A stands for acknowledge the uncertainty and related fears, P pause, just pause and breathe P as in pull […]

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