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Bioengineered muscle fibre could stimulate tissue regeneration

Image courtesy of Britannica Researchers have found a new way to achieve muscle regeneration with a combination of direct cell reprogramming and a hybrid fibre scaffold. While a lot of…

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EMS News

Environment Minister takes first step towards national ban on smoky coal to protect public health

Image courtesy of Green News Ireland The Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD, today took the first step towards a nationwide ban on the sale and…

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COVID 19

Department of the Taoiseach launches ESRI SAM behavioural study

Pictured above: The Taoiseach, Micheál Martin TD Via Twitter The Department of the Taoiseach and the ESRI have launched SAM, The Social Activity Measure, which is a behavioural study that…

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EMS News

Takeda announces expansion of stem cell therapy production facility in Ireland

Image courtesy of www.pharmaceutical-technology.com Takeda to invest €36.4 million in Grange Castle site to address growing global demand Investment will create approximately 100 new jobs over the next three years…

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Covid 19/Advice

Medical card eligibility extended for terminal illness under interim scheme

Image courtesy of pxhere.com ‘End of life’ criteria extended from 12 to 24 months. Terminally ill patients with a prognosis of up to 24 months are to receive medical cards,…

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Covid 19/Advice

Major Transformational Projects Proposed for Limerick

Image courtesy of Limerick County Council. Limerick City and County Council has announced a major transformational development proposal across three key sites in Limerick City in an investment in the…

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General News

Brexit Border Friction Led to “Two Or Three Hundred Consignments” Of Cancer Drugs Being Destroyed

A senior Conservative MP has stated that he will be “seeking urgent clarification from the government” over reports time-sensitive cancer drugs were destroyed due to post-Brexit border delays. The Confederation of…

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COVID 19

FutureNeuro to trial implantable seizure monitoring device

Image courtesy of @HopePaige FutureNeuro, the SFI Research centre for chronic and rare neurological disease, will partner with Danish company UNEEG Medical, to trial a subcutaneous implantable monitoring device to…

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COVID 19

Government Commits to Significant Reinvestment in CÚRAM

Image courtesy of @HighPerformingBuildings CÚRAM SFI Research Centre for Medical Devices at NUI Galway has received a significant funding award of €46,372,380 from Science Foundation Ireland. The investment was announced on…

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EMS News

Local ambulance crew deliver baby at petrol station

Image courtesy of @nationalambulanceservice A local ambulance crew from Edenderry were under the pump on Wednesday as they were tasked with delivering a baby at a petrol station. The Offaly…

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COVID 19

Teva Ireland launches LetsTalkRespiratory.ie

Image courtesy of @pixabay New hub for healthcare professionals with resources and latest news in respiratory health Teva Ireland has launched a free to access online hub of educational materials…

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COVID 19

Looking behind the European medicines data breach

Important documents may have been taken following a data breach relating to Europe’s drug regulator – the European Medicines Agency (EMA). It seems that the data breach was politically motivated….

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COVID 19

Government requests early delivery of AstraZeneca vaccine to ease rollout

The government has requested that shipments of the University of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine be delivered early so it is ready to be administered as soon as it is is approved by…

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COVID 19

EU allows remote audits for medical devices during pandemic

The European Union has announced that it will temporarily allow remote audits of medical devices and in vitro diagnostics under the new regulations (MDR IVDR), set to go into effect…

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EMS News

IPIC Develops Cutting Edge Tech For Synergia Medical

IPIC (Irish Photonic Integration Centre), hosted at Tyndall National Institute, has developed cutting-edge light technology for Belgium-based Synergia Medical, which seeks to benefit patients suffering from chronic pain, Parkinson’s disease,…

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COVID 19

Stephen Donnelly urged to ‘be frank’ over who will administer Covid vaccines

The co-leader of the Social Democrats Róisín Shortall has called on the Minister for Health “to be frank” about who will be administering the coronavirus vaccine. What role will GPs…

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COVID 19

Warning after two people in UK suffer allergic reaction to Covid vaccine

Regulators in the UK have issued a warning that people who have a history of “significant” allergic reactions should not currently receive the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine after two people who…

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Features

Patient-Reported Measures

HDx Therapy May Improve Patient-Reported Outcomes for Restless Leg Syndrome Expanded hemodialysis (HDx) enabled by Theranova* may improve quality of life and patient-reported outcomes for end-stage renal disease patients meeting…

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EMS News

Clare Fire Service Achieves International Health and Safety Accreditation

Clare County Fire and Rescue Service has been awarded the ‘ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) Management System’ accreditation, which is the world’s first international standard for OH&S. ISO 45001…

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Features

Communities asked to Light up for Road Safety on World Remembrance Day

Council buildings across Ireland will ‘light up for road safety’ as part of this year’s ‘World Remembrance Day for Road Traffic Victims’ on Sunday 15th November. Local Authority Road Safety Officers…

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