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Movember – Men’s Health Awareness Month
By Advanced Medical Services AMS19 Nov 2018

Our fathers, partners, brothers and friends face a health crisis that isn’t being talked about. Men are dying too young and we can’t afford to stay silent. This month, the ‘Movember’ movement focuses on health issues affecting men –  Prostate Cancer, Testicular Cancer and Mental Health.   Prostate Cancer In Irish men, prostate cancer is…

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The Mrs Brown’s Boys FAI Heart Care Programme has launched!
By Advanced Medical Services AMS26 Oct 2018

AMS was proud to be at the launch of Mrs Brown’s Boys Heart Care Programme yesterday in FAI HQ. We will be providing Cardiac Screening to underage league of Ireland Soccer teams over the next 6 years..Thanks to Brendan & Jenny O’Carroll, and the Football Association Ireland for making this happen! Check out the featured article…

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September is Irish Heart Month!
By Advanced Medical Services AMS20 Sep 2018

Tragically, heart disease is the most common cause of death in Ireland. Approximately 10,000 people die each year from cardiovascular diseases (CVD), with 22% of premature deaths being caused by CVD (HSE, 2017). The World Health Organisation (2018) define Cardiovascular Disease as a group of disorders of the heart and blood vessels including: ● coronary…

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AMS Featured in Irish Examiner
By Lauren Burkhead8 Dec 2017

Advanced Medical Services (AMS) is proud to have been a feature article in the Irish Examiner today, featuring interviews with our CEO, Ed Donovan (pictured), and our Medical Director, Dr. Alan Byrne.    

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World Diabetes Day
By Lauren Burkhead13 Nov 2017

Have you been screened for diabetes?  The amount of people living with diabetes in Ireland is estimated to total 225,840 (Diabetes Ireland).   Diabetes is a lifelong condition where the amount of sugar in the blood is too high because the body cannot process glucose properly.   Diabetes can develop slowly and with vague symptoms…

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Seasonal Flu Vaccination
By Advanced Medical Services AMS9 Nov 2017

Influenza or as it’s commonly known as “the Flu”, is a highly contagious virus that can affect the entire body. It is a major cause of illness and absenteeism in Ireland each year. It’s easily spreadable and is contagious even before symptoms appear. Influenza thrives in workplace environments infecting around 1 in 4 people each winter. Vaccinating…

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‘It can be hard to spot a concussion, but we’re hoping to change that’
By Advanced Medical Services AMS16 Jun 2015

The faster pace of games, more intense tackling, and the bulking-up of players pose a greater risk of concussion, writes Dr Alan Byrne.   Dr Alan Byrne AS THE REPUBLIC of Ireland’s team doctor and as Medical Director of the FAI and of Advanced Medical Services, the prevention, diagnosis and management of concussion among sportspeople…

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IRFU Supports ImPACT for Amateur And Underage Players
By Advanced Medical Services AMS29 May 2015

Advanced Medical Services (AMS) have announced the launch of ImPACT (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing), a neurocognitive tool for the identification of prolonged concussive symptoms, for amateur and underage sports players. The computerised neurocognitive evaluation system, already used by elite sportspeople, will be available to schools and clubs across all sports and delivered by…

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AMS launch ImPACT – a Neurocognitive Concussion Tool
By Advanced Medical Services AMS27 May 2015

From left to right: Barry Fitzpatrick, St Michaels College, Dr Rod McLoughlin, Medical Director, IRFU, Ed Donovan, CEO Advanced Medical Services (AMS), Donncha O’Callaghan, Munster & Ireland Rugby player, Scott Penny, St Michaels College IRFU supports use of ImPACT for amateur and underage players Advanced Medical Services (AMS) today announced the launch of ImPACT (Immediate…

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Former Meath captain Shane McAnarney shows the scar of the heart surgery which saved his life
By Advanced Medical Services AMS21 Nov 2013

Former Meath captain Shane McAnarney has revealed the extent of the serious cardiac condition that has forced him out of Gaelic football for good.

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