Andrea Doolan, CEO and co-founder of UCC spinout Atlantia Food Clinical Trials, discusses the company's rapid growth in Chicago
Thu, 06 Feb, 2020
As he prepares to leave UCC, Prof Ted Dinan recalls the early-morning moment he coined the word psychobiotics, a term describing how bacteria in the stomach can influence our mood, writes Helen O’Callaghan
Fri, 24 May, 2019
New research showing how simple techniques can reduce stress and alleviate pelvic and back pain during pregnancy is to be unveiled at a public seminar in Cork tomorrow.
Mon, 04 Mar, 2019
The health and education effects experienced by the children of mental health patients are to be addressed directly with families by professionals to try to fill a gap in related services.
Thu, 06 Sep, 2018
A growing body of research confirms that our food should be our medicine.
Sat, 10 Mar, 2018
A waft of something fishy tickles my nostrils as the automatic doors go their separate ways. It could be salmon…or the calamari?
Wed, 14 Feb, 2018
Sat, 29 Jul, 2017
Scientists may soon be able to alleviate the stomach pain of thousands of sufferers of irritable bowel syndrome by controlling the bacteria in the gut, according to pioneering Irish research.
Mon, 19 Jun, 2017
Sat, 27 May, 2017
Sat, 20 May, 2017
Cork-based Atlantia provides clinical research for companies on the health benefits of their products
Mon, 01 May, 2017
Sun, 19 Feb, 2017
Cork scientists have uncovered a dietary mechanism to reverse the effects of stress.
Tue, 24 Jan, 2017
A gut feeling may have validity. A new study suggests that a particular strain of a probiotic or good bacteria — which could be taken like a vitamin pill — eases stress.
Fri, 11 Nov, 2016
Sat, 28 May, 2016
Sat, 21 May, 2016
The secret to a strong marriage lies not in the stand-out holidays or presents, but enjoying one another every day, writes Margaret Jennings.
Sat, 27 Feb, 2016
Fri, 19 Feb, 2016
Sat, 17 Oct, 2015
Irish scientists have signed a €4.8m research deal with a British pharmaceutical company to develop new drugs which target the gut and treat symptoms of autism.
Sun, 09 Aug, 2015
Words and phrases that feed misunderstanding and fear and devalue and stigmatise mental health must be challenged, writes Orla Barry
Thu, 26 Feb, 2015
The HSE had to shelve plans to open a state-of-the-art €15m psychiatric unit at Cork University Hospital last month after unions objected on foot of major concerns over staffing and health and safety.
Mon, 16 Feb, 2015
If there was one over-riding message that HSE honchos wanted media to take from a tour of the new acute psychiatric unit at Cork University Hospital on January 20, it was that all was well.
I read the article on the soon to be opened Mental Health Unit at Cork University Hospital (“‘Fantastic’ mental health unit built with calm in mind”; Irish Examiner January 21) .
Tue, 27 Jan, 2015
By staying physically and socially active the quality of our lives as we age will improve. Margaret Jennings offers healthy tips to get you started.
Sat, 03 Jan, 2015
Minister Lynch, the HSE and HIQA all expressed shock at the treatment of residents at a Mayo nursing home.
Tue, 23 Dec, 2014
OLDER couples who are not living ‘happily ever after’ can end up heartbroken — literally — and women usually suffer the most, according to a new study.
Sat, 13 Dec, 2014
Some experts say the claims that omega-3 can halt memory loss are unsubstantiated but that doesn’t mean we should avoid getting our allowance.
Sun, 13 Jul, 2014
MINE’S a flat white. Plus a couple of squares of dark chocolate and a few cups of Earl Grey tea.
Sun, 06 Apr, 2014
Mice raised without bacteria in the gut showed distinctly autistic patterns of behaviour, choosing to interact with objects more than other mice, scientists at University College Cork (UCC) have found.
Wed, 22 May, 2013
THE family of a respected businessman who died suddenly during his recovery from depression has urged Irish doctors to conduct more research into anti-depressants.
Fri, 06 May, 2011
ANTI-depressant research and development is at a standstill since the post-war years due to over-regulation and the pharmaceutical industry’s fear of risk-taking, according to a top psychiatrist.
Sat, 23 Oct, 2004
PHARMACEUTICAL firms that withhold negative results in drug research could prevent the public from knowing if a drug is truly safe, medical experts have warned.
Tue, 04 May, 2004
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