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Anti-Inflammatory Use During Surgery Could Improve Cancer Outcomes

The world’s first clinical trial (SURGUVANT) evaluating anti-inflammatory use at the time of surgery in colon cancer patients to improve their cancer outcome has been published in scientific journal, BMC Cancer. The research successfully tested an anti-inflammatory agent with anti-cancer properties known as ‘Taurolidine’ in the SURGUVANT trial which was funded by a grant from Geistlich […]

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RCSI Urges People to Learn to Spot Sepsis – the Silent Killer Resulting in Almost 3,000 Deaths per Year in Ireland

RCSI is urging people to recognise the signs and symptoms of sepsis, a silent killer associated with seven deaths per day in Irish hospitals. To mark World Sepsis Day on Thursday 13 September, RCSI will lead a campaign which will see landmark buildings in Ireland turn pink to raise awareness of sepsis. Sepsis can occur […]

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Royal College of Surgeons Plans ‘University Quarter’

First phase of new development at St Stephen’s Green being planned The Royal Colleges of Surgeons Ireland in (RCSI) is planning to create a “university quarter” facing St Stephen’s Green in Dublin as part of major expansion plans over the coming years. The college, founded by Royal Charter in 1784, owns several properties on the west side […]

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UCD Named Top University in Ireland for Employability

Five Irish universities ranked in latest employability rankings by QS By Sorcha Pollak for the Irish Times University College Dublin has been named Ireland’s leading university for employability and ranked in the top 100 universities worldwide in the latest global QS rankings. The southside Dublin university has been ranked 74th in the QS graduate employability rankings, […]

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University of Limerick Hoping to Further Develop New €47m Research Centre at Park Point

by Jess Casey for Limerick Leader THE UNIVERSITY of Limerick is seeking planning permission for further development at its new €47million research centre at a previously vacant site on the Dublin Road. The UL Confirm Centre was officially launched earlier this year, with an announcement in May that the project expected to create 100 highly-skilled jobs […]

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New €6.5 Million Facelift for NovaUCD as New Ventures Facilities Expanded

In The Media The Irish Times Silicon Republic Tech Central NovaUCD, the University’s centre for new ventures, is getting a €6.5 million facelift to help expand its facilities for early stage companies. When work is completed on renovating the hub’s east courtyard, the new extension will allowed Nova to accommodate between 15 and 30 additional start-ups – […]

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New Building Sees UL Glucksman Library Double in Size

University of Limerick today unveiled the new UL Glucksman Library, which has now doubled in size and capacity having added an extra 7,600 sq. metres to the original library building.  The New Glucksman Library now includes a range of world class innovations in book storage and retrieval, digital research, accessibility and ‘inspirational learning spaces’.  One […]

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UCC Study: High Fibre Foods Ease Stress Effects

By Evelyn Ring Irish Examiner Reporter Eating high-fibre foods may reduce the effects of stress on our gut and behaviour, it has emerged. Interest has been growing in recent years in the link between gut bacteria and stress-related disorders including anxiety, depression and irritable bowel syndrome. Bacteria in the gut produce short-chain fatty acids the […]

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Breakthrough Identifies New Mechanism for the Development of Schizophrenia

Scientists from Trinity College Dublin and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) have discovered that abnormalities of blood vessels in the brain may play a major role in the development of schizophrenia, a debilitating condition that affects around 1% of people in Ireland. The network of blood vessels in the brain regulates the transport of […]

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New Genetic Test Can Predict Adverse Reactions to Epilepsy Drug

by Jane Butler, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) A study led by researchers at RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland) has identified a new genetic test that can be used to predict if a patient with epilepsy will develop an adverse reaction to a common anti-epileptic drug. The finding will help inform doctors […]

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Irish Scientists Make Major Breakthrough in Breast Cancer Research

Potential drug identified by NUIG team that reduces cancer and helps improve treatment Kevin O’Sullivan Irish scientists have identified why there is a high relapse rate after chemotherapy in women who have the most aggressive form of breast cancer. The breakthrough has enabled the researchers at NUI Galway to develop a drug with potential for clinical use, […]

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RCSI and Bayer Enter Research Collaboration to Improve Haemophilia Treatment

RCSI and Bayer have today announced a research collaboration that aims to improve treatments for people with severe haemophilia. The project will explore new treatments that can be tailored to the severity of each individual’s condition in order to safely and effectively promote blood clotting in people with haemophilia. Haemophilia is an inherited bleeding disorder […]

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