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'Healthy Ireland' in the Republic of Ireland

10.14655/749069-997759 Kate O’Flaherty, Director of Health and Wellbeing Programme at the Department of Health Health and wellbeing The Island's Public Health Frameworks Morning Plenary Chair- Elizabeth Mitchell, Institute of Publuic Health in Irelan ...

'Making Life Better' in Northern Ireland

10.14655/749069-997824 Dr Eddie Rooney, Chief Executive of the Public Health Agency Health and wellbeing The Island's Public Health Frameworks Morning Plenary Chair- Elizabeth Mitchell, Institute of Publuic Health in Ireland The Knowledge 4 Health Co ...

'Rendering to God and Caesar': the Irish churches and the two states in Ireland, 1949-73.

Trinity College Dublin (TCD) Postgraduate degree research This 2003 TCD study focuses on the Church of Ireland and the Roman Catholic Church, as all-Ireland organizations, in the period 1949 to 1973. This D. Ó Corrain study focuses on the Church of Irelan ...

'Under the surface' mental health campaign posters

The posters highlight some signs and symptoms that indicate that something is having a negative effect on your mental health and promote the website www.mindingyourhead.info  as a source of help for anyone finding it difficult coping with their feelings. ...

2006 Drugs estimate refuels debate on governance, Issue 17, Spring 2006

10.14655/6841-4530 Pike, B. Drugs initiative In November 2005 €34.027 million was voted for the Drugs Initiative, which funds the local and regional drugs task forces, and the Young People’s Facilities and Services Fund (YPFSF), in 2006 – an 8 per cent in ...

24-hour ambulatory electrocardiographic monitoring is unhelpful in the investigation of older persons with recurrent falls

John Davison, Steven Brady and Rose Anne KennyBackground: although frequently used in the assessment of patients with falls, it is unclear whether 24-hour ambulatory electrocardiography contributes to their assessment in older persons.Objective: to identi ...

30 minutes of physical activity a day is good for your health

This poster promotes the message that 30 minutes of moderate physical activity a day has substantial health benefits, and highlights the fact that you don’t have to do 30 minutes all in one go. 10.14655/11971-45501 Public Health Agency Physical activity, ...

4th annual conference on Clinical Trials in Alzheimer's Disease: Highlights

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A Class of Environmental and Endogenous Toxins Induces BRCA2 Haploinsufficiency and Genome Instability

Mutations truncating a single copy of the tumor suppressor, BRCA2, cause cancer susceptibility. In cells bearing such heterozygous mutations, we find that a cellular metabolite and ubiquitous environmental toxin, formaldehyde, stalls and destabilizes DNA ...

A Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial to Evaluate a Policy of Making Hip Protectors Available to Residents of Nursing Homes

10.14655/415-4472 Age and Ageing Nursing home, Residential living Objectives: to evaluate the effectiveness of a policy of making hip protectors available to residents of nursing homes. Design: a cluster randomised controlled trial of the policy in nursin ...

A comparative analysis of educational provision for pupils with autism in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland

The thesis examined the two systems of provision of special needs education, North and South, and how these deal with the issue of childhood autism. The strengths and weakness within the two jurisdictions are hedl up with the particular focus on the lesso ...

A comprehensive behaviour change program designed to increase sun-protective behaviour among school students

J B Lowe, K R Balanda, W R Stanton, Mar C Del Sun screen, Sun protection, Child health Chronic Conditions Conditions Cancer Research and Evaluation Other Outputs ...

A Fitter Future for All- Framework launched

Obesity is a modern lifestyle epidemic that is threatening our health and well-being.This was the key message delivered by Health Minister Edwin Poots at the launch of The Framework for Preventing and Addressing Overweight and Obesity in Northern Ireland ...

A Five Year Home Accident Prevention Strategy and Action Plan (Word 34KB)

Questionnaire 10.14655/799178-801095 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Injury in the home Questionnaire Research and Evaluation Other Outputs /sites/default/files/documents/10.14655-799178-801095.doc © Department of Health, Social Se ...

A Happy and a Healthy 2012

Many of us start the New Year with the best of intentions to lose weight, get fitter and eat well. It's that sense of new possibilities and fresh beginnings that can also help motivate changes in lifestyle. The Public Health Agency (PHA) advises that ...

A health inequalities toolbox

This is a collection of resources for measuring and monitoring health inequalities that is being developed by SEPHO. The resources include work undertaken in SEPHO, and signposts to other data sources, methods and expertise. South East Public Health Obser ...

A measure of skin familiarity and its role in the early detection of skin cancer

K P Balanda, W R Stanton, P D Baade, [...], A Clavarino Sun screen, Sun protection, Child health Skin self-examination (SSE) is promoted widely so that individuals will become familiar with their skin and be better able to identify suspicious changes earl ...

A New Concept of Interprofessional Education in Planning Programmes: Reflections on Healthy Urban Planning Project

Geraint Ellis, Sue Morison, Joanna Purdy Urban Planning, Planner, Environment Although widely debated, some of the defining professional characteristics of planners appear to be competencies in coordination, mediation and multidisciplinary working. Despit ...

A New Year's Resolution- be smart about your drinking!

Now 2012 has arrived, the Public Health Agency is encouraging people to make a New Year's resolution to know their limits when it comes to alcohol, not to drink excessively and to cut back for a while, especially if the festive period led to a little ...

A Picture of breastfeeding in Ireland: Evidence from the Growing Up in Ireland study

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