By Conor Brummell There has been an increase in the last few years in people taking days off school, college or work and citing their mental health for their reasons. Perhaps this is because a bigger importance has been placed on people’s health and wellbeing, and in particular people’s mental health in recent years. It was reported in November 2018 by The Irish Times … [Read more...] about Mental health days: good, bad or indifferent?
Health and Fitness
By Anastasia Sytnyk Summer holidays are great! Solid months of freedom where you can do whatever you like. You could sleep in until midday and stay up until unnatural hours, which all sounds exciting... for about a week. Once the initial excitement of freedom wears off, we are left with the inevitable enemy: boredom. Many of us find summer jobs and keep ourselves busy, … [Read more...] about Opinion: Don’t waste your summer
By Eoin Hennessy Issues surrounding the modern life of young men have gained increasing attention in recent years. In the November just gone by, record numbers of men sprouted mustaches in the name of Movemeber, a month dedicated to raising awareness and funds for men’s health issues. It’s a worthwhile cause which, along with much needed fundraising, opened up a wider … [Read more...] about The ‘ideal’ male body image?
By Fiona Lee NUI Galway has signed an agreement to establish a Confucius Institute and to formalise collaborative ties with Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine (NJUCM). The signing ceremony was attended by the Chinese Vice-Minister for Education, the Ambassador of China in Ireland and the Mayor of Galway. The new Confucius Institute of Chinese and Regenerative Medicine … [Read more...] about Confucius Institute of Chinese and Regenerative Medicine to be established at NUI Galway
By Harry King Carbapenemase Producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) is the latest in a long line of "superbugs". Of all the superbugs, CPE is the most difficult to kill with antibiotics. Last year a total of 56 new cases of patients were recorded in Galway's two public hospitals. This was the second highest level recorded in the country after Tallaght University hospital, which … [Read more...] about Rise of “nightmare” superbug CPE in Galway hospitals