Health & Lifestyle

Cork University Hospital launches Deep Inspiration Breath Hold radiotherapy service

Posted on: 9th March, 2018 in Health & Lifestyle

Service will benefit 60 per cent of breast cancer patients attending CUH, an average of 180 patients every year Cork University Hospital (CUH) has launched a new radiotherapy service, Deep Inspiration Breath Hold (DIBH). This service, which reduces radiation doses...

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UCC scientists reveal how food affects our mood

Posted on: 9th March, 2018 in Health & Lifestyle

A new book, ‘The Psychobiotic Revolution’, is being heralded across the world as a game changer in the field of biomedicine More oily fish and fibre-rich vegetables could help improve your mood and avoid conditions such as depression and anxiety,...

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Irish Wheelchair Association recruiting in West Cork

Posted on: 9th March, 2018 in Health & Lifestyle

The Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) has gone on to become an important provider of quality services to people with limited mobility throughout the country. Today, the association is made up of a vibrant network of 20,000 members and 2,300 staff,...

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Staying fit for the future with Better Balance Better Bones

Posted on: 6th February, 2018 in Health & Lifestyle

Just like any pill though you have to take the right dose! The WHO and the Get Ireland Active www.getirelandactive.ie guidelines both advise that adults should engage in cardiovascular exercise for 30 minutes most days of the week, so ‘most...

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Finding your way from burnt out to inspired

Posted on: 6th February, 2018 in Health & Lifestyle

While speaking to a friend recently, she told me that she knew a lot of professional mothers who are feeling burnt out, browned off and crying out to try something new but not sure how to take the next step....

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Should we be taking supplements?

Posted on: 6th February, 2018 in Health & Lifestyle

By Eoin Roe, Chiropractic This is a subject that I have been giving a lot of thought to lately, as I am continuing to find many patients lacking in nutrition and this is affecting their health.  My original position was...

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New Information Pack for bereaved parents launched in Bantry

Posted on: 6th February, 2018 in Health & Lifestyle

Anam Cara has launched a new resource aimed at supporting bereaved parents in the early days after the death of their son or daughter. The launch took place at the Maritime Hotel, Bantry on January 23. More than 20 organisations...

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Marriage talk

Posted on: 6th February, 2018 in Health & Lifestyle

Leading relationship expert and psychoanalytic psychotherapist, Dr. Ray O’Neill shares some advice with West Cork couples who are about to tie the knot. “Getting married is easy, being married is really really challenging,” says O’Neill, who divides his time between...

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