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40,000 Positive Drug Tests in Prisons

Irish Times Drug use in Irish prisons Inmates in the Republic's prisons have tested positive for drugs 40,000 times over the past three years, according to figures obtained by The Irish Times. Detection rates are as high as 75 per cent in some jails. ...

Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform his Department’s annual spend on tackling problematic alcohol and illegal drug use respectively for each of the past three years. [20958/09]

Oireachtas Response of the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform to a question about finance for combating alcohol and drugs misuse An estimate of costs within the criminal justice system associated specifically with drug misuse. Services such as ...

Deputy Seán Power asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the progress made and his plans to reduce the amount of illegal drug consumption in prisons here; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21346/09]

Oireachtas Response of the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform to a question about illegal drug use in Irish prisons Minister's response "The Irish Prison Service continues to work to implement its Drugs Policy & Strategy, entitled ...

General hospital resources consumed by an elderly population awaiting long-term care

Coughlan T, O'Neill D.Dept of Medical Gerontology, Trinity Centre for Health Sciences, Adelaide & Meath Hospital, Dutblin, Ireland.The provision of extended care facilities in urban Ireland has lagged behind the growth in the numbers of older peo ...

Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs the degree to which he will offer additional financial or other assistance to community based voluntary groups involved in combating drugs throughout County Kildare in

Oireachtas Response of the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs to a question about aiding community groups in the battle against Drugs Question to the Deputy Minister on the degree to which he will offer additional financial or other assis ...

Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the number, location and date of introduction of BOSS chairs in the prison system here; the approximate cost of such a chair; his plans for the roll out of these chairs across

National Documentation Centre on Drug Use Response of the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform to a question about the introduction of Body Orifice Security Scanner (BOSS) chairs to Irish prisons The first Body Orifice Security Scanner (BOSS) cha ...

Deputy Michael Ring asked the Tainaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment if a drug specific community employment have been introduced on foot of the report of the working group on drugs rehabilitation; and if she will make a statement on

National Documentation Centre on Drug Use Response of the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment to a question about the rehabilitation and employment of recovering drug users Minister's response "The role of FÃS in relation to the Nation ...

Deputy Tom Hayes asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the extent to which heroin use is a factor in crime here; his policy regarding heroin use and addiction treatment; the additional measures being taken to tackle heroin related crime;

National Documentation Centre on Drug Use Response of the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform to a question about the relation of heroin use to crime in Ireland Minister's response "While it is not possible to estimate the overall exte ...

Adult Social Care- Scoping Report

In June 2008, the Law Commission published its Tenth Programme of Law Reform, which includes a project to review adult social care law in England and Wales. This scoping report is the first stage of this project and aims to delineate clearly the scope of ...

Marked Calpastatin (CAST) Depletion in Alzheimer's Disease Accelerates Cytoskeleton Disruption and Neurodegeneration

Increased activity of calpains is implicated in synaptic dysfunction and neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's disease (AD).The molecular mechanisms responsible for increased calpain activity in AD are not known. Here, we demonstrate that disease progress ...

Familial Alzheimer's disease presenilin 1 mutation M146V increases gamma secretase cutting of p75NTR in vitro

The cholinergic neurons of the basal forebrain are amongst the first to degenerate in Alzheimer's disease. These neurons are unique in the brain, expressing the tyrosine kinase receptor TrkA, together with the common neurotrophin receptor p75NTR; bot ...

National report for Ireland on Strategies for Social Protection & Social Inclusion 2008-2010

Following the streamlining of the Open Method of Coordination on Social Protection and Social Inclusion, Member States are now charged with translating the common objectives into National Plans for each of the three areas of Social Inclusion, Pensions and ...

National Development Plan 2007-2013

The National Development PlanTransforming Ireland — A Better Quality of Life for All sets out the roadmap to Ireland’s future. Within the next seven years, our economy and our society will undergo a transformation almost as radical as the changes we have ...

National Action Plan for Social Inclusion 2007- 2016

The Government is committed to a coherent strategy for social inclusion based on the lifecycle approach set out in the national partnership agreement Towards 2016. This National Action Plan for Social Inclusion (NAPinclusion), complemented by the social i ...

Posterior Cortical Atrophy: A Rare Form of Dementia with in vivo Evidence of Amyloid-? Accumulation

Posterior cortical atrophy (PCA) is a rare form of degenerative dementia, which is characterized by progressive atrophy of occipital and parietal cortical areas. It usually manifests as increasing difficulties of visuoperceptive abilities. Later on, memor ...

Brain Vascular Damage of Cholinergic Pathways and EEG Markers in Mild Cognitive Impairment

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Development of a Rapid Screening Instrument for Mild Cognitive Impairment and Undiagnosed Dementia

Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) often presages development of Alzheimer's disease (AD). We recently completed a cross-sectional study to test the hypothesis that a combination of a brief cognitive screening instrument (Mini-Cog) with a functional sca ...

Serum Zinc in the Progression of Alzheimer's Disease

Previous studies show significantly decreased levels of zinc transporter 1 (ZnT-1) in the brain of subjects with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) but significantly increased ZnT-1 in late stage AD (LAD). However, the reason for the apparent dichotomy is un ...

Preparing for our ageing society- a discussion paper

Within 20 years half of the adult UK population will be over 50. One in four children born today will live beyond 100. These are dramatic shifts that have far-reaching consequences for us all, and our ageing population will change our society in many ways ...

Independent Review of Older People's Engagement with Government: Consultation

This consultation seeks views on a report that examines the current arrangements for the engagement of older people and the ability of those arrangements to inform the policy and actions of Government at all levels. DWP This consultation seeks views on a ...

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