Participants wanted for NUI Galway chronic health study

The Centre for Pain Research at NUI Galway is launching a new research study involving people with chronic pain and at least one other long-term condition. The new treatment programme will be online-based, and is supported by Health Research Board. This study was designed by expert psychologists and physiotherapists. The aim of this study is […]

What makes skinny tea skinny?

You may find it hard to stick to your guns with your New Year’s resolutions now that it is late February. Keeping away from the cakes and Domino’s deals all week. Every week is tough going. Even if a balanced diet does leave you with more energy, nothing beats a tub of ice cream all […]

New year, new me… sort of

Slurping on your second St. Stephen’s Day sandwich, gravy dripping down your dressing gown, it is not surprising when the veil of festivities is lifted, and we are faced with our own chinful reflection. Brains trick themselves into believing that a change is due – something radical must be done so that we appear to […]

College with a chronic illness

I have nothing else to give. This thought crosses my mind at least five times during the average college day. Being realistic, every college student probably thinks that around week six of the semester anyway. But for a student with a chronic illness this thought, the concept of giving up, runs much deeper and holds […]

Evening Vigil in Merlin Park

The NUI Galway society of Students for Sensible Drug Policy is holding an evening time vigil outside of the burned down remains of the Merlin Park addiction clinic on the 20 December at 6.15pm. As has been discussed in this newspaper previously, the HSE Area Management have decided to relocate the Addiction Service from its […]

This Week’s Debate: Should Cannabis be legalised?

Roscommon TD Luke Ming Flanagan recently put forward a motion to legalise Cannabis. The motion was defeated by 111 to eight last week. In this week’s debate we discuss whether Cannabis should be legalised…

NUI Galway to Recruit for Chronic Headache Management Study

NUI Galway are recruiting for a chronic headache management study. Martin O’Donoghue reports…

Managing exam stress from ReachOut.com

We’re smack bang in the middle of exam season. How are you coping? If you haven’t already finished up, here are a few tips from ReachOut.com to help you cope with stress…

NUI Galway Mountaineering Club organise Annual Maamturks Challenge

NUI Galway’s Mountaineering Club organised a successful Maamturks Challenge on 13 April. Here’s the full story…

Ógra launch national organ donor policy

Ógra Fianna Fáil has recently issued a policy document to encourage organ donation and to raise awareness of the issue. In this article, National Policy and Campaign Director Mark Stokes reports…