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Yoga may bring long-term benefits for people with depression

"Yoga can ease depression symptoms, according to the largest study to ever investigate the link," the Mail Online reports. The study didn't find any benefits from doing yoga at the end of the 10-week study period, but there were improvement ...

Pilot study to investigate changes in speech parameters in depressed patients during clinical interviews

Title: Pilot study to investigate changes in speech parameters in depressed patients during clinical interviews Authors: Professor Declan McLoughlin; Vaughan, Brian ...

Life expectancy for people with HIV now 'near normal'

new drugs. BBC News, May 11 2017 HIV patients aged 20 diagnosed today will live into their mid-70s: ...

New data to support GPs refer cancer patients appropriately should be welcomed, says RCGP

She said: “We know that timely diagnosis of cancer leads to better outcomes for our patients, so any new data that can support GPs refer patients appropriately should be welcomed – but we also need much better access to reliable, diagnostic tools in the c ...

Human papillomavirus (HPV) immunisation programme- Factsheet for healthcare professionals

Thu, 11/05/2017 Directorate:  Health Protection Format:  A4, 10 pages. PDF only. Target group:  Health professionals This factsheet provides information for health professionals on the Humanpapillomavirus(HPV) immunisation programme for girls aged 12-13 ye ...

Results of study hopefully go a long way to finally removing stigma assocaited with HIV, says RCGP

She said: “It’s a tremendous medical achievement that an infection that once had such a terrible prognosis is now so manageable, and that patients with HIV are living significantly longer.   “We hope the results of this study go a long way to finally remo ...

WHO calls for immediate action to save lives in Somalia

WHO is concerned by the chronic shortage of funding for life-saving work in Somalia in response to the ongoing drought that has plunged the country further towards famine, disease, and health insecurity. ...

2nd Annual Sir George Quigley Memorial Lecture “Economics: Helping to Make Us Human”

The Centre for Cross Border Studies cordially invites you to the 2nd Annual Sir George Quigley Memorial Lecture “Economics: Helping to Make Us Human” on Thursday 22nd June 2017 at 3.30pm. The lecture will be held in the Lanyon building, room 1:52 at Queen ...

Ulster University dementia research reveals support for video surveillance technology

Ulster University dementia research reveals support for video surveillance technology ...

Ulster University’s connected health research recognised at global competition

Ulster University’s connected health research recognised at global competition ...

Ulster University to play key role in informing UK housing policy

Ulster University to play key role in informing UK housing policy ...

Ulster University research reveals folic acid enhances children’s psychological development

Ulster University scientists have discovered taking folic acid supplements throughout pregnancy enhances psychological development in children. ...

HRB publishes latest figures on treated drug use in Ireland 2009 – 2015

Latest drug treatment figures from the Health Research Board (HRB) show that a total of 61,439 cases were treated for problem drug use in Ireland between 2009 and 2015. Treated cases increased from 7,479 cases in 2009, to 9,892 in 2015. ...

HRB publishes latest figures on treated drug use in Ireland 2009 – 2015

Latest drug treatment figures from the Health Research Board (HRB) show that a total of 61,439 cases were treated for problem drug use in Ireland between 2009 and 2015. Treated cases increased from 7,479 cases in 2009, to 9,892 in 2015. ...

Drug Treatment in Ireland 2009- 2015

The National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS) records cases of treated problem drug and alcohol use in Ireland between 2009 and 2015. In this seven-year period 61,439 cases were treated for problem drug use (excluding alcohol). The number of cases r ...

Ibuprofen linked to increased risk of heart attacks

Common painkillers may increase risk of heart attack. Sky News, May 10 2017 One week of painkillers can ...

Health Committee to examine the uptake of vaccinations in Ireland

10 May 2017 ...

“Centre for Cross Border Studies meeting with the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs: Written Statement”

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Ireland’s first Supervised Injecting Facility a step closer as legislation passes all stages in the Oireachtas

Minister for Health Simon Harris and Minister of State for Communities and the National Drugs Strategy, Catherine Byrne today welcomed the passing of the Misuse of Drugs (Supervised Injecting Facilities) Bill 2017 through all stages in the Oireachtas. ...

Dementia and care of natural teeth and dentures

Mon, 03/04/2017 Directorate:  Directorate of Nursing and Allied Health Professions Format:  A5 6 pages Target group:  Carers of people living with a dementia This leaflet provides information on the importance of good dental care for people living with a d ...

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