Big rise in problem cocaine use

Big rise in problem cocaine use

According to recent statistics from Ireland’s Health Services (HSE), there were 10,664 people treated for so-called problematic drug use in 2019, up 18% from 2013. Although opioids continue to hold the top spot, cocaine has overtaken cannabis as the second most common...
Alcohol sales skyrocket by 93% in just 4 weeks

Alcohol sales skyrocket by 93% in just 4 weeks

Alcohol sales have gone through the roof in grocery stores across Ireland, according to a new report from media intelligence business Kantar. The study, undertaken over 4 weeks up to 17th May, indicates that take-home grocery sales have grown at their fastest rate in...
Drugs seizures increase four-fold

Drugs seizures increase four-fold

Nearly four times as many drugs were seized at Ireland’s mail centres last year compared to 2018. Another €1.4 million worth of substances were recovered in the first 4 months of this year, according to figures released to Newstalk under the Freedom of...
How to do a secret DNA test

How to do a secret DNA test

With AlphaBiolabs it is possible to do a secret DNA test. We have put three steps in place to ensure this. 1. Secret DNA sampling Our Peace of Mind home DNA tests can be ordered direct from our website and sent to any address in Ireland. Full instructions are included...
DNA test before baby is born

DNA test before baby is born

AlphaBiolabs’ prenatal DNA test can accurately determine the paternity of a baby before it is born. An accurate gender test can also be requested at the same time. The test is non-invasive, which means there is no risk of miscarriage and it is totally safe to the...
Can a DNA test prove half siblings?

Can a DNA test prove half siblings?

A DNA test can prove half siblings. In fact, DNA testing is the most scientific and accurate way to prove that two or more individuals are biologically related. Full siblings are brothers and/or sisters that have the same biological parents. Half-siblings share only...