A round-up of health events nationwide
Public lecture:Why do people get multiple sclerosis? is the question to be answered at the next Biomedical Frontiers public lecture tomorrow at 6.30pm.It will be given by Prof Jean Fletcher in the Stanley Quek Theatre, School of Biochemistry Immunology, Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute, Pearse Street, Dublin. Admission free.
Free classes:The iYoga Studio at 365-367 North Circular Road, Phibsboro, Dublin is offering free classes in mindfulness meditation, yoga and an introduction to Ayurvedic Medicine over the next three Thursdays, starting from 6pm on January 17th.
Tel: 01-8828858 or see iyoga.iefor more details.
Legal seminar:The Medico-Legal Society of Ireland is hosting a seminar on The Doctor as Witness on Saturday, January 26th in the Four Courts, Dublin.
The half-day event will include workshops on the Medical Council fitness to practice inquiries, the Coroner’s Court, medical negligence, and personal injuries claims. Cost €95/€75. See medico-legalsociety.iefor full details.
Hypnobirthing:Learning how to deal with fear of labour pain can be as valuable as learning how to cope with the pain itself.
Hypnobirthing classes aim to help women cope better in labour by learning in advance specific relaxation, self-hypnosis and breathing techniques.
Hypnotherapist Aisling Killoran will lead a series of four hypnobirthing classes for couples, starting on Saturday, January 26th in the Stillorgan Park Hotel, Dublin.
Cost is €375 per couple for four classes, paid online at birthwithease.ie. For more information,
Gluten-free lecture:International expert on gluten-free goods Prof Elke Arendt, UCC will give a free public lecture on cereal foods and beverages for the future tomorrow at 8pm in UCC’s Boole Lecture Theatre 4.