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Smoking and Weight Change After New Health Diagnoses in Older Adults

Archives of Internal Medicine Research on smoking cessation Smoking and patterns of diet and activity are the 2 leading underlying causes of death in the United States, yet the factors that prompt individuals to adopt healthier habits are not well underst ...

The effect of obesity combined with low muscle strength on decline in mobility in older persons

S Stenholm, D Alley, S Bandinelli, M E Griswold, S Koskinen, T Rantanen, J M Guralnik and L Ferrucci1 Research on the effect of obesity on the mobility of older people Both obesity and muscle impairment are increasingly prevalent among older persons and n ...

Vegetables and nuts come out top for heart health

A. Mente, L. de Koning, H.S. Shannon, S.S. Anand A report to show that a Mediterranean diet, rich iS associated with a lower risk for heart disease According to findings published in this week's Archives of Internal Medicine, modest relationships wer ...

Community Development Health Network

Community Health Development Network Tackling health inequalities using a community development approach The Community Development and Health Network (CDHN) aim to end health inequalities using a community development approach- campaigning, influencing po ...

Health Impact Assessment Gateway

West Midlands public Health Observatory on behalf of APHO Access to HIA related information resources The Health Impact Assessment Gateway (HIA Gateway) is a central database providing access to International HIA related information resources. This resour ...

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. ...

A Bibliometric Study of Irish Health Research in an International Context (file-size 432kb)

Health Research Board Study of whether there is evidence of a concomitant increase in the quantity and quality of the national health research bibliometric output in relation to international standards The study is based on a quantitative analysis of scie ...

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 ...

McCaughan's Pharmacy

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Maghaberry Pharmacy

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Lowry's Chemist

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ADL Horizons,

ADL Horizons Ltd. offers social, emotional and intellectual support for young unemployed people between the ages of 18-28.   These young people and the staff running the programme have expressed an interest in learning about their health.... CDHN ADL Hori ...

West Belfast Partnership Board

Safe use of 'over the counter' medicines is a major issue in the West Belfast area as well as in many other areas across Northern Ireland an beyond.  This project seeks through the pharmacist and other community workers to support and train lo.. ...

Mawhinney's Pharmacy

This project seeks to continue the work of the last by introducing and providing additional support services for those living in and around the Cloughmills area.  These include; providing complementary therapies to those most in need of add... CDHN This p ...

Steer Mental Health

This organisation has worked with other groups including the pharmacy to identify people in the local community who suffer from mental health issues. This project will support these people and their carers by providing a community-based point for inf... C ...

Old Library Trust

This project will carry out primary research to find out how people understand medication in the Creggan area. Based on findings it will then promote the pro-active role of the pharmacist alongside alternatives to medication. A report on th... CDHN This p ...

Portglenone Enterprise Group

A part time lay-health worker will carry information from the local community in relation to health issues that need to be addressed etc to the pharmacist. The pharmacist will then offer support to families and help them to address their own health n... C ...

Parkes Pharmacy

Acting as an outreach service both in the pharmacy and the wider community, this project will address diet and lifestyle issues affecting people in the Gilford area. It will improve the knowledge base of the community in order to stimulate self-help.... C ...

Crocnafola Centre Ltd

This project will promote and introduce a healthier lifestyle for people over 50 through healthy eating, exercise and self-help in the Atticall and surrounding area. The project will focus on local produce and give participants an opportunity to cook... C ...

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