Covid-19 in two Limerick childcare centres

first_imgDesigned by FreepikIT has been reported that two cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Limerick childcare centre.In total, 19 cases of Covid-19 have been notified to authorities across Ireland.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up According to RTE.ie, the childcare centres close temporarily but some have since reopened.Early Childhood Ireland is asking for fast track testing in childcare centres to prevent the spread of cases. WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash WhatsApp Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Twitter LimerickNewsCovid-19 in two Limerick childcare centresBy Staff Reporter – August 28, 2020 8047 Email Advertisement Previous articleSingle-Use Plastic Hotspots in Limerick City and CountyNext articleLimerick Post Show | August 28, 2020 Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie center_img Linkedin Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Print Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live TAGSCoronaviruscovid19Keeping Limerick PostedlimerickLimerick Post Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League openerlast_img read more

Most in US think cannabis has health benefits, despite lack of data – study

first_imgThe Guardian 23 July 2018Family First Comment: Well, this is interesting timing – and could have “NZ” in the title!!“She attributes the gaps between public perception and proven science largely to commercialization of the drug in several US states, which has led to advertising and media coverage. To pro-cannabis activists, the lack of traditional research lends credibility to anecdotal evidence, or allows them to point to research on animals or from pre-clinical lab studies not normally used to demonstrated a substance’s medical benefits for humans.”Sounds very familiar.www.SayNopeToDope.nzSurvey respondents believe drug can alleviate various ailments, even as scientists call out for more researchAmericans believe marijuana is helpful in treating a variety of health problems despite a lack of available evidence supporting it, a new survey found.The results, to be published in the upcoming issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine, show the most respondents believe smoking marijuana can help with pain management and then MS. Just under half believe it can relieve insomnia, anxiety and depression, ailments for which marijuana’s efficacy and safety have not been established by scientists.“They believe things that we have no data for,” said the study’s lead author, Dr Salomeh Keyhani, a professor of general internal medicine at the University of California San Francisco medical school.Of the 16,000 respondents to the online survey, 14.6% said they had used marijuana in the past year, lower than in the country at large, according to a 2017 survey.In the US, marijuana’s unique legal situation complicates efforts to study and obtain accurate information about the drug’s harms and benefits.According to the US Drug Enforcement Administration, the agency responsible for drug law enforcement, marijuana is a schedule I drug, meaning that it has serious risks and no medical benefits. Other drugs in this category include heroin and LSD.This restricted status makes it difficult for scientists to study marijuana, especially its health benefits.READ MORE: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/jul/23/cannabis-health-benefits-american-attitudes-studyAmericans’ view of Marijuana is rosy and unscientificReuters 24 July 2018Americans seem to have developed a very rosy view of marijuana that isn’t backed up by science, a new study suggests.A nationally representative online survey of 16,280 U.S. adults found that many ascribe health benefits to marijuana that haven’t been proven, researchers report in Annals of Internal Medicine.“The American public has a much more favorable point of view than is warranted by the evidence,” said the study’s lead author, Dr. Salomeh Keyhani of the University of California, San Francisco. “Perhaps most concerning is that they think that it prevents health problems.”READ MORE: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-marijuana/americans-view-of-marijuana-is-rosy-and-unscientific-idUSKBN1KD2IRKeep up with family issues in NZ. Receive our weekly emails direct to your Inbox.last_img read more

Enyimba, Rangers FC Advance in Confed Cup

first_imgShare this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram The remaining Nigerian clubs in continental engagements, Enyimba FC and Enugu Rangers, yesterday qualified in their respective play-off duels of the second tier CAF Confederation Cup.Former African champions, Enyimba FC, who dropped from CAF Champions League cadre secured a double over South Africa’s TS Galaxy in the playoff of the CAF Confederation Cup. The Nigerian side followed up their first leg 2-0 win with a 2-1 defeat of their hosts in South Africa yesterday.First half score line was 0-0. But in the 76th minute, Ghanaian import, Daniel Darkwa put the visiting Enyimba ahead. Stanley Dimgba of Enyimba against Baye Ibrahim Niasse of Raja during the 2018 CAF Confederation Cup match between Enyimba FC of Nigeria v Raja Club Athletic of Morocco on October 3rd 2018 at Enyimba International Stadium,Aba© Kabiru Abubakar/fotodezamoracenter_img The hosts have not even gotten over the shock before Martins Usule doubled the lead six minutes later.TS Galaxy got a consolatory goal in the 89th minute to end the game as 1-2 losers and 1-4 on aggregate.Later yesterday, Enugu Rangers also qualified with a lone goal win over visiting Kara FC of Togo.Eziekwe Chininso scored the solitary goal on Sunday. With Rangers’ survival of Togo, Nigeria now have two teams in the second-tier continental competition.The Togolese side had won the first leg last week with a 2-1 scoreline but the Nigerian representatives secured passage via an away goal rule and will play alongside other teams in the group phase of the competition which will commence later this month.last_img read more