The College View Investigates

Stretched to the limit: Over 64,000 people waiting for orthopaedic treatment

April 19, 2020

People requiring hip and knee replacements are facing the worst waiting lists in Ireland,  with over 64,000 people waiting to see a consultant for their treatments. The figures, from the National Treatment Purchase Fund, for January 2020 show that a total of 64,907 people are waiting to access orthopaedic treatment.


How to boost your metabolism

April 15, 2020

The higher the rate is, the more calories you will burn so here are some excellent ways to boost your metabolism.


What will Covid-19 mean for the Irish economy?

March 31, 2020

However, as it stands there is no clause in insurance contracts to protect against something like the coronavirus and because the government has not forced their closure these businesses are left with nothing.


Inventive ways in occupying ourselves during isolation

March 29, 2020

Self isolation is hard. Humans naturally crave interaction with others so it’s only a matter of time before loneliness sets in. However, there are things you can do to create a home that repels loneliness and activities that will make you feel more connected to your friends and yourself than ever.


Self care routines perfect for relaxing after stress filled days

March 29, 2020

It’s important to take good care of your body, both physically and mentally every day, not just when you’re feeling sick. Learning how to eat right, exercise regularly and take time-out when you need it are the main aspects of self-care and can help you stay healthy and less stressed.


Coronavirus and climate change

March 15, 2020

Following recent images published by NASA showing the huge decrease in nitrogen and carbon being released into the atmosphere, experts believe that the reduction in industry as a result of the coronavirus outbreak is beneficial for climate change.


The Covid-19 threat and how to keep our immune system in top form

March 15, 2020

As the coronavirus is spreading rapidly throughout the country, basic hygiene and reducing our time in large public spaces can reduce our risk of catching the virus.

While the Health Service Executive (HSE) is continuously advising us that our risk of contracting the virus is low and we need not worry, we may be more susceptible to picking it up than we know.


Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity: Is technology killing us?

March 1, 2020

As society and technology progresses there has naturally been an increase in the number and diversity of electromagnetic field (EMF) sources from computers to mobile phones. While these devices have made our life easier, they have been attached to concerns about possible health risks due to their EMF emissions.


Green smoothie recipes for boosting the immune system

February 5, 2020

Over the years, scientists have proved certain foods are filled with antioxidants and vitamins, therefore eating the correct foods will evidently strengthen your immune system. Why not throw these foods into a blender and bask in the delight of having a stronger immune system in one simple drink? 


Reminders for the winter months

November 27, 2019

Winter is cold. It’s a basic state of fact. But with the cold comes a mountain of consequences. Your skin will dry out, you will be drinking more hot drinks in an attempt to stay warm and those who sleep outside suffer the most. But there are a few small things everyone can do to make the long evenings and bitter cold nights not that bad.