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Grey Hair Gene Discovered By Scientists

Posted by on Mar 2, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Grey Hair Gene Discovered By Scientists

A gene has been identified that could possibly lead to the delay in onset of greying hair.    For more information click here.

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24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor

Posted by on Jan 18, 2016 in News | Comments Off on 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor

24 Hour Blood Pressure monitoring is now available.  The device can be fitted on a Wednesday morning and taken off the following morning.  It is is worn continuously during this time – please note you must not let any water near it so we ask you not to shower during this period of time.  This is a small inconvenience for a very useful test.  The cost is 80 Euro for a private patient and 60 for Medical Card patients – these prices compare very favourably with local private hospitals. When you return to have it removed – our nurse Elaine will go through the readings fully...

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Health Benefits from leading a active life.

Posted by on Dec 4, 2015 in News | Comments Off on Health Benefits from leading a active life.

You don’t have to climb mountains.  A brisk 30 minute walk each day is a great way to start.  This article makes for very interesting reading.  Click here.

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Phones need “Bed Mode” to protect sleep.

Posted by on Nov 20, 2015 in News | Comments Off on Phones need “Bed Mode” to protect sleep.

Is your smartphone, tablet or e-reader affecting your sleep?  Does your child or indeed teenager keep these devices turned on at night?  For further information on how sleep is adversely affected please click here.

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Walking is the best exercise for keeping weight down

Posted by on Nov 10, 2015 in News | Comments Off on Walking is the best exercise for keeping weight down

The London School of Economics has confirmed that walking is the best method for controlling weight.  It is also excellent for your mental wellbeing.  Walking releases endorphins which make you feel good.  For more information click here.

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When to Keep Kids Home From School

Posted by on Mar 26, 2015 in News | Comments Off on When to Keep Kids Home From School

It is sometimes difficult to decide whether to keep your children home from school.  For some helpful advice please click here.

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