Not just a man’s best friend . . . A recent study carried out by The Mayo Clinic has proven that dog-owners have better cardiovascular health. In the first stage of the evaluation, it studied over 1,700 subjects with no history of heart disease and then applied the ideal health behaviors, as outlined by the […]
A mum is urging parents to learn CPR after her young son choked on peanuts and became seriously ill. Grace Healy, who’s a nurse, was on a family holiday in Kerry last month when her 2 year old son David got his hands on a bag of peanuts and accidentally inhaled a mouthful of them. […]
Oh my quad! Two women have been hospitalised after challenging each other to do 1,000 squats in one go. According to the Daily Mail, the best friends from China competed during a video call which lasted for three hours. One of the women, a 19 year old university student, told local media that they wanted […]
Summer is BBQ season when your friends and family gather to fire up the garden grill. But if you don’t handle or cook your burgers and chicken skewers correctly, you or your mates could be struck down with food poisoning. Food poisoning cases tend to peak in the summer months as the warmer weather creates […]
A gynaecologist has been forced to issue the advice as a heatwave sweeps Europe. A heatwave across much of western Europe is continuing, with record-breaking temperatures recorded in France, Germany and Belgium. While we’re off the hook here in Ireland, our neighbours in the UK are suffering in the sweltering, sticky weather. So much so […]
As part of iGoHome, Louise spoke to Charlene Hurley, Director of Fundraising and Communications with Galway Hospice, to talk about the free services the hospice provides and the donations it depends on to keep these services running.
We’re being told that sitting is the new smoking. Most of us aren’t getting enough movement in our days but will sitting kill you? Dr Ciara Kelly from The Irish Balance talk to Louise about sedentary behaviour.
Smoking, drinking and obesity rates are higher in men, as are suicide rates. With Men’s Health Week kicking off on Monday June 10th, boys and men are being encouraged to take the time to improve their health. The week is celebrated across much of the western world and is coordinated by the Men’s Health Forum […]
Nightmare! Doctors in China were shocked to discover the cause of a man’s intensely itchy ear – there was a spider in there spinning a web. According to The South China Morning Post, the young man went to hospital last month complaining of constant itching and a “crawling sensation” in his right ear. Dr Zhang […]
At least one young, fit and healthy person will collapse and die before the end of this week from Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD). CRY Ireland is asking the public to help Save Young Lives. CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young) is an Irish charity that facilitates free cardiac assessments and support to individuals and families […]