Author Archives: petergreally

Our new research – soon to be published in the Irish Medical Journal: Cardiovascular risk factors in healthy urban school children

  Physical activity and cardiovascular disease risk factors in urban school children E Kilbride1, J Hussey2, G Boran1, P Greally1  Tallaght Hospital ,Dublin 242Department of Phyiotherapy,School ofMedicine, Trinity College Dublin Abstract Although the  clinical signs of cardiovascular disease (CVD) are not … Continue reading

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Does your child have problems breathing during sleep ?

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea In Children

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Croup: Handle with Care

Croup Handle with Care

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Seasonal Allergies (a detailed review article)

    Seasonal allergy refers to allergic rhino-conjunctivitis occurring in response to outdoor airborne allergens only during specific seasons eg. late spring and early summer. Also known as seasonal allergic rhinitis (SAR) or hay fever, the condition is distinguished from … Continue reading

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Top Tips For Hay Fever Sufferers

The pollen season approaches again. One quarter of Irish schoolchildren get hay fever (seasonal allergic rhinitis). Grass pollen is frequently the culprit. This can be a miserable time for children and particularly teenagers who have to take state examinations in June. … Continue reading

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Childhood asthma Part 1

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Childhood asthma part 2

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Another reason to breastfeed !

Breast-feeding is associated with improved lung function in school-age children, particularly those with asthmatic mothers,” according to a study  in this month’s  American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.  After measuring lung functions of 12-year-old children, researchers found that … Continue reading

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Dr Greally starting in Hermitage Clinic

From |February Dr Greally will have a clinic at Hermitage. Contact his secretary Naoimh  01-4142188 or by email naoimh.keeley@amnch.ie  for details

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Good night, sleep tight & watch those bed bugs don’t bite !

In this months Clinical Microbiology Reviews 2012, 25;(1):164-92, Dogget and co-workers review the unexplained worldwide resurgence in Cimex lecticularis (Bed bugs) blood sucking insects. Unless the bug burden is very high they may not always be visible. They can cause … Continue reading

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