November 11, 2014 Comments Off

The annual Alpha-1 conference took place again this year in the Marino Institute of Education on Friday, 24th of October. Over 50 Alphas and members of their families attended making it one of

November 10, 2014 Comments Off

The Alpha One Foundation Christmas Cards for 2014 are now available. They are great value at €5 per pack of 10 cards and include an explanation of alpha-1 as well as our contact

October 2, 2014 Comments Off

The Alpha One Foundation is delighted to announce the Annual Alpha-1 Conference will take place on: Friday 24th October 2014, commencing at 9.30 am in Marino Institute of Education, Griffith Avenue, Dublin 9.

September 16, 2014 Comments Off

A recent survey has revealed that one in every two people nationwide has experienced lung disease, either personally or through a member of their family. Yet only 18% have had their lungs tested

September 9, 2014 Comments Off

The new Alpha-1 Global website was launched last month. The site provides a platform for Alpha-1 patients to communicate and to collaborate; to provide a central network for exchange of news, information and

August 14, 2014 Comments Off

The annual Alpha-1 conference will take place this year on Friday, October 24th in the Marino Institute of Education in Dublin. We are delighted to confirm that Mr. John Walsh, CEO of the US

August 1, 2014 Comments Off

A dramatic decline in smoking rates has coincided with the introduction of plain-packaging laws in Australia. The daily smoking rate decreased from 15.1 per cent to 12.8 per cent between 2010 and 2013,

July 25, 2014 Comments Off

An exciting new project has been launched by IPPOSI and UCD in an attempt to solve some of the everyday problems that people with medical conditions encounter.  (more…)

July 17, 2014 Comments Off

The National Rare Disease Plan 2014 - 2018, published this month, outlines proposals for a new clinical care programme specifically for the treatment of rare diseases, which affect an estimated 6 to 8

July 7, 2014 Comments Off

European Respiratory Society (ERS) Vice President Professor Jorgen Vestbo together with leading experts examine the current and future burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in this excellent video. (more…)

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