Wave of violent protests in Northern Ireland brings back bitter memories of 'the troubles'
Violence continued on the streets of Belfast, Northern Ireland, following heightened tensions in the region over a mix of factors... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Northern Ireland riots: 14 police officers injured and three 14-year-old boys arrested during Belfast disorder
A further 14 police officers have been injured as violence continues to plague Northern Ireland's streets. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Police pelted with petrol bombs as disorder in Northern Ireland continues
Police were pelted with petrol bombs and masonry during three hours of disorder on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ireland Legally Recognizes Same-Sex Parents for First Time in History
Ireland will now recognize two mothers as legal parents from birth — but not two men. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

For Him, the Delight Is in the Digging
Patrick Radden Keefe has investigated human smuggling, government espionage and the Northern Ireland conflict. With “Empire of Pain,” he takes on the Sackler family and the opioid crisis. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MJ Franklin Tags: Books and Literature Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty (Book) Keefe, Patrick Radden Opioids and Opiates Purdue Pharma Sackler Family Drug Abuse and Traffic OxyContin (Drug) Source Type: news

Boris Johnson calls for calm after a fiery fourth night of violence in Northern Ireland
Political leaders are calling for calm in Northern Ireland following ongoing rioting in which petrol bombs have been thrown and vehicles... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Northern Ireland leaders call for calm after night of rioting
Rioters set a hijacked bus on fire and hurled gasoline bombs at police in Belfast in at least the fourth night of serious violence in a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

N Ireland leaders call for calm after night of rioting
BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Rioters set a hijacked bus on fire and hurled gasoline bombs at police in Belfast in at least the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bus torched in more Northern Ireland violence as British and Irish leaders call for calm
Parts of Northern Ireland saw their sixth consecutive night of violence Wednesday as unionists and nationalists clashed with police and... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CS Analytical Laboratory Formalizes Partnership with IPP Ltd to...
As a leading technical distributor of packaging equipment to the pharmaceutical and medical device sectors in the UK and Ireland, IPP has the local knowledge and experience to enhance the CS...(PRWeb April 07, 2021)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/cs_analytical_laboratory_formalizes_partnership_with_ipp_ltd_to_enhance_presence_in_uk_and_ireland/prweb17821998.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 7, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Digital behavioural health platform SilverCloud and HSE expand online therapy across Ireland
The company first collaborated with HSE on a pilot programme for psychological services in 2018. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - April 7, 2021 Category: Information Technology Tags: Behavioral health, Health and Wellness, Care Source Type: news

Half of UK has antibodies from vaccination or infection, ONS
In the latest report, it was estimated that 54.7%, 50.5%, 49.3% and 42.6% of people in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland respectively would have tested positive for antibodies against the coronavirus – SARS-CoV-2 in the week ending 14 March 2021. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

SLAS Technology April issue dives into reactive oxygen species
(SLAS (Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening)) The April edition of SLAS Technology features the cover article " Therapeutic Potential of Reactive Oxygen Species: State of the Art and Recent Advances " by Valeria Graceffa, Ph.D. (Institute of Technology Sligo, Sligo, Ireland). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Create colourful window displays to support NHS staff on pay rise due date, say health unions  
Families and individuals across the UK are being urged by health unions to create colourful window displays in their homes and workplaces today (Thursday) to show support for NHS staff on the day they should have been getting a pay rise. Artworks designed by children’s illustrators and writers are part of a growing collection of posters available to download from a campaign page designed by the 14 unions, who between them represent more than a million health workers across the UK. This includes drawings from Nick Sharratt, whose books include Shark in the Park, Ketchup on Your Cornflakes? and the You C...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - March 31, 2021 Category: Food Science Authors: Garfield Myrie Tags: News Press release Christina McAnea NHS pay rise windows Source Type: news

Covid Northern Ireland: Vaccine roll-out expanded to over-45s
Northern Ireland's NHS is now inviting everyone over 45 to book their appointment at a vaccination centre or one of 350 pharmacies deploying the jabs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ireland considering adding U.S., France, Germany to hotel quarantine list
The Irish government is considering health officials' advice to add more countries including the United States, Germany and France to a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Children with Disabilities Often Invisible, Not Heard and Not Counted
Mind the Gap research reveals children with disability are often invisible, as they are overlooked in many child and disability focused laws, policies and programs (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - March 30, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Ireland Disability News Source Type: news

Ireland to promote remote working from pubs!
Remote workers will be enticed to live in the countryside through a new "quality of life" policy. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ireland suspends vaccinations at private hospital over ‘left over’ jabs
Teachers at a private school attended by CEO’s children were given AstraZeneca shot (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - March 27, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Video gamers skills enhanced by training 10 minutes a day
(Lero) Researchers at Lero, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Software and University of Limerick (UL), have found video gamers can significantly improve their esport skills by training for just 10 minutes a day. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

'It captures so much of Turing's work': Bank of England unveils new £50 note – video
A new £50 note featuring Alan Turing, the scientist best known for his codebreaking work during the second world war, has been unveiled by theBank of England and will go into circulation on 23 June, the date of his birth.Turing was prosecuted for homosexual acts in 1952, and an inquest concluded that Turing ’s death from cyanide poisoning two years later was suicide.The Bank of England governor, Andrew Bailey, said: “I’m delighted that our new £50 features one of Britain’s most important scientists ... He was also gay and was treated appallingly as a result. By placing him on our new pol...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 25, 2021 Category: Science Tags: Alan Turing LGBT rights Second world war Source Type: news

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection Survey, UK: 19 March 2021, ONS
Estimates for England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Scotland. This survey is being delivered in partnership with University of Oxford, University of Manchester, Public Health England, and Wellcome Trust, updated 19th March 2021. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - March 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wind responsible for 51% of Irish State ’s electricity last month
New figures show gas demand picking up in industry and transportation in February (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK Government Moves to Compel Northern Ireland to Expand Abortion Services UK Government Moves to Compel Northern Ireland to Expand Abortion Services
The British government published legislation on Tuesday to hand it powers to compel Northern Ireland to implement more liberal abortion services, despite opposition from the region's first minister and health minister.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Today Ireland steps up its ambition by making climate action the law
Information about the Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2021 (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NUI Galway spearheads international research on critical care
(National University of Ireland Galway) An international study involving almost 3,000 patients who were treated in intensive care units in 29 countries has shown that 40% of those who undergo tracheal intubation to support their breathing suffer a life-threatening complication. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 23, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Medica eyes imaging CRO market with bid for RadMD
U.K. and Ireland teleradiology services provider Medica has signed a conditiona...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Teleradiology sector provides clear ray of hope in COVID-19 era RadMD, AG Mednet launch new service for clinical trials RadMD joins forces with Biomedical Systems (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 22, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mystery of the walrus spotted on rocks on the Welsh coast
Experts have different theories as to how the cow-sized Arctic animal ended up so far southIt could have been the incongruity of the walrusturning up on the Welsh coast. Or perhaps it was the discovery that the creature appeared to be on something of a tour of the British and Irish Isles while the human population remained in lockdown, their own chances of a foreign getaway shrinking daily. Maybe it was simply a sense of connection: the lost, lumbering beast a reflection of a nation at sea amid the waves of Covid.Whatever the reason, the juvenile Atlantic walrus spotted off the Pembrokeshire coast has become something of a...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 22, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Science correspondent Tags: Animal behaviour Biology Animals Wales UK news Ireland Science Wildlife Source Type: news

The effect of national public health measures on the characteristics of trauma presentations to a busy paediatric emergency service in Ireland: a longitudinal observational study - Gilmartin S, Barrett M, Bennett M, Begley C, Chroinin CN, O'Toole P, Blackburn C.
BACKGROUND: The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic and government-enforced restrictions have impacted medical practices. AIMS: The aim of our study was to investigate the impact SARS-CoV-2 and public health restrictions had on trauma presentations to a regional paediatri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Aldi announce 10% bonus for staff in Ireland as reward for 'tireless work'
Almost 4,000 staff will be entitled to the payment (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Challenges for people with intellectual disabilities in law enforcement interactions in Ireland; thematic analysis informed by 1537 person-years' experience - Gulati G, Cusack A, Bogue J, O'Connor A, Murphy V, Whelan D, Cullen W, McGovern C, Kelly BD, Fistein E, Kilcommins S, Dunne CP.
BACKGROUND: People with intellectual disabilities (PWID) are over-represented in criminal justice systems globally. This over-representation reveals itself at once in the demographic make-up of prison populations, as well as those detained in police settin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Digital NFT Art Is Booming —But at What Cost?
In central Washington State, electric utilities are watching for homes with oddly high power usage after a recent surge in cryptocurrency prices collided with a boom in NFTs, or “non-fungible tokens”—an emerging technology that uses crypto platforms to authenticate ownership of digital files. In an emerging hype cycle, such digital assets have sold at auction for millions of dollars, giving the buyer claim to an “original” version of a computer file, such as a piece of digital art or a sports highlight video. During the last crypto boom, the region—home to some of the cheapest electricit...
Source: TIME: Science - March 18, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Alejandro de la Garza Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Wiley and IReL sign four year open access agreement to amplify Irish research on the global stage
(Wiley) March 18, 2021 - Hoboken, N.J. - John Wiley& Sons, Inc. today announced a new four-year open access agreement with IReL, an e-resource licensing consortium for Irish institutions, to accelerate open access publishing and increase visibility for more than 150,000 students and researchers across Ireland. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Westminster government out on its own on NHS pay, says UNISON
Commenting on the announcement today (Wednesday) that the Welsh government is to recognise the efforts made by health and care staff throughout the pandemic, UNISON general secretary Christina McAnea said: “Boris Johnson and his government are now out of step with every other part of the UK. “The devolved administrations have all made one-off gestures showing they appreciate everything NHS and care staff have done this past year. “It’s a pity ministers in Westminster have still failed to commit to funding the proper salary increases staff across the UK deserve. “The pu...
Source: UNISON Health care news - March 17, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Sophie Goodchild Tags: News Press release NHS pay rise Source Type: news

St. Patrick's Day to be largely virtual in NYC for 2nd year
A largely virtual St. Patrick’s Day is planned for New York City, one year after the annual parade celebrating Irish heritage was canceled because of the pandemic (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Covid vaccine: 'It doesn't make sense' - Professor Jeremy Brown on AstraZeneca suspension
THE ASTRAZENECA Covid vaccine has been suspended in 17 countries, including Ireland. However, the World Health Organisation has insisted the jab is safe. Now a member of the JCVI sub-committee has spoken out. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

India says it has no concern about AstraZeneca vaccine side effects
​​The safety committee was also looking at "serious thromboembolic events" from the UK. Sweden and Latvia on Tuesday joined Spain, Germany, France, Italy, Netherlands, Ireland, Denmark, Iceland, and Norway in the suspension of the use of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - March 17, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine: which countries have paused jab and why
Analysis: Germany, France, Spain and Italy head an expanding list of EU countries to have put its use on holdA host of European countries have put all vaccinations with this jab on hold, including Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Denmark, Norway and Ireland. Some others such as Estonia and Austria have suspended vaccinations from particular batches of the vaccine.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 16, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Science correspondent Tags: Coronavirus Vaccines and immunisation UK news Infectious diseases Health policy Medical research Science AstraZeneca Source Type: news

AstraZeneca Says Its COVID-19 Vaccine Is Safe, Despite Reports of Deadly Clots
MONDAY, March 15, 2021 -- There is no scientific evidence linking the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to recent deaths from blood clots, the company said Sunday after a number of European nations suspended use of the vaccine. On Sunday, Ireland and the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Should you have the AstraZeneca vaccine if you're on blood thinners?
THE ASTRAZENECA vaccine has been suspended temporarily in both the Netherlands and Republic of Ireland over safety concerns. But should you have the AstraZeneca vaccine if you're on blood thinners? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The EU is to launch legal action against the UK after the government unilaterally decided to delay the implementation of parts of the...
Letter alleging infringement of Northern Ireland protocol issued on Monday (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

There's no proof the Oxford vaccine causes blood clots. So why are people worried? | David Spiegelhalter
It ’s human nature to spot patterns in data. But we should be careful about finding causal links where none may existStories about people gettingblood clotssoon after taking the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine have become a source of anxiety among European leaders. After a report on a death and three hospitalisations in Norway, which found serious blood clotting in adults who had received the vaccine,Ireland has temporarily suspended the jab. Some anxiety about a new vaccine is understandable, and any suspected reactions should be investigated. Butin the current circumstances we need to think slow as well as fast, and res...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 15, 2021 Category: Science Authors: David Spiegelhalter Tags: Vaccines and immunisation Coronavirus UK news Ireland Health Science AstraZeneca Source Type: news

Coronavirus latest: AstraZeneca says no higher risk of blood clots as Netherlands and Ireland halt jabs
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - March 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ireland latest country to suspend AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine
Ireland became the latest country to stop using AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine on Sunday, temporarily suspending the shot "out of an... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ireland suspends AstraZeneca vaccine amid blood clot reports
There have been reports of serious blood clotting after inoculations in Norway. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Ireland suspends AstraZeneca vaccine amid blood clot reports
LONDON (AP) — Irish health officials on Sunday recommended the temporary suspension of the AstraZeneca vaccine after reports of serious... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: 4,618 new cases and 52 more deaths in UK; Irish regulator hopes to lift AstraZeneca vaccine pause
Prof Karina Butler saysIrish health authority recommendation afterunproven reports of blood clotting is down to‘an abundance of caution’Full report: Ireland suspends AstraZeneca vaccine over blood clot concernsThird Covid wave sweeps across EU and forces new restrictionsEngland ’s vaccine strategy ‘will unravel unless inequalities addressed’WHO scientist who spoke out about Italy ’s handling of crisis resigns‘Masking works’: Austin fights back as Texas loosens restrictions4.16pmGMTItaly reported 264 coronavirus-related deaths on Sunday, the health ministry has said, against 2...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 14, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Clea Skopeliti (now), Ben Quinn, Maya Wolfe-Robinson and Helen Davidson (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus AstraZeneca Infectious diseases Science World news Vaccines and immunisation Source Type: news

Ireland suspends AstraZeneca Covid vaccine over blood clot concerns
Deployment of Oxford vaccine temporarily deferred after latest reports from NorwayCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIreland is suspending use of the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine as a precautionary measure following further reports of blood clots in people who have received it, this time from Norway.The deputy chief medical officer, Dr Ronan Glynn, said Ireland ’s advisory body on vaccines had recommended that deployment of the AstraZeneca jab should be “temporarily deferred” with immediate effect. He stressed, though, that there was no proof that the vaccine had c...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 14, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Boseley Health editor Tags: Coronavirus Ireland Europe Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Science World news Vaccines and immunisation Health Society AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals industry Business Source Type: news

Ireland to pause use of AstraZeneca vaccine as precaution while blood clot concerns are investigated
The NIAC is due to meet again this morning and a further statement is expected to follow. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AstraZeneca announces further cuts in COVID vaccine deliveries to EU citing production woes at Belgian plant and export restrictions...
Ireland follows Denmark and Norway which suspended the use of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday over blood clotting concerns. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news