Sat, 04 Jul, 2020
Tue, 21 Apr, 2020
Irish writer Ronan Bennett has teamed up with Drake to resurrect gritty drama Top Boy, writes Ed Power.
Wed, 11 Sep, 2019
A new study says genes have less to do with weight loss than we previously thought — it’s more about how our gut reacts to different foods, writes Sharon Ní Chonchúir.
Fri, 26 Jul, 2019
Chris Moody, the first person to film otters on the River Bride in Cork City, argues that we should be protecting the biodiversity of urban waterways, writes Ellie O’Byrne
Sun, 19 May, 2019
There's a grand stretch in the evenings.
Fri, 10 May, 2019
Mad about reimagining Cork city community groups involved in painting, street art and guerrilla gardening projects are fuelling a renewed sense of pride Leeside, even making electricity boxes hot property, writes Ellie O’Byrne.
Mon, 22 Apr, 2019
Extreme heat has gripped the northern hemisphere in recent months, and the year 2018 is on track to be among the hottest ever recorded.
Fri, 14 Sep, 2018
A new study looking at tens of thousands of GP patient records has found almost one in five people over the age of 55 had a mental disorder.
Thu, 10 May, 2018
There is a need for better ways to avoid cases of disagreement from coming to court , as the parents of terminally ill Charlie Gard accept legal fight for treatment is over, writes Ella Pickover
Tue, 25 Jul, 2017
As armed police take to the streets of London, Alex Morales and John Ainger ask if the city has become safer or more dangerous
Tue, 06 Jun, 2017
The fight against the pervasive influence of fake news begins in our own brains, writes Elizabeth O’Neill
Mon, 17 Apr, 2017
Gretchen Reynolds says sunshine could help save our sight.
Fri, 27 Jan, 2017
Tests can predict whether children as young as three will grow up to be criminals, claim a disproportionate amount of benefits or be obese, researchers have found in a 35-year study.
Wed, 14 Dec, 2016
Thu, 29 Sep, 2016
DNA tests could prove that seven pigtails kept in a 19th-century tobacco tin belonged to the infamous mutineers on HMS Bounty, the first physical evidence of the men’s existence.
Tue, 23 Aug, 2016
DEPRESSION PAIN: Partners of people with depression are more likely to suffer from chronic pain, a new study suggests.
Fri, 19 Aug, 2016
Sat, 16 Jul, 2016
Your weekly guide to some health stories making headlines online.
Fri, 10 Jun, 2016
Tue, 02 Feb, 2016
Margaret Jennings looks at the latest research on how to keep the grey matter in good nick and finds it’s not just about juggling oranges
Sat, 19 Dec, 2015
Sat, 12 Dec, 2015
Russian president Vladimir Putin has described as a “stab in the back” the downing of a Russian fighter plane by Turkey.
Wed, 25 Nov, 2015
Adopting a low-fat diet and foregoing guilty pleasures such as crisps and fry-ups may not be the best way to slim, a study has found.
Fri, 30 Oct, 2015
An alarming number of over-65s in Britain are drinking alcohol at unsafe levels, health experts have said after they conducted a study which found one in five are drinking unhealthy amounts.
Mon, 24 Aug, 2015
Children who ‘grow out’ of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have higher IQs than those who do not, a study has shown.
Thu, 06 Aug, 2015
Air pollution caused the early deaths of almost 9,500 people in London in 2010, according to a study, showing far greater problems than previously estimated.
Thu, 16 Jul, 2015
The benefits of breast cancer screening are vastly overestimated as the figures do not back them up in practice, scientists who conducted an in-depth review of principal trials have said.
Wed, 08 Jul, 2015
The benefits of breast cancer screening are vastly over- estimated as the figures do not back them up in practice, scientists who conducted an in-depth review of principal trials have said.
We bring you a brief look at some of the other news from the European Union from the past week in our Brussels Briefing.
Mon, 18 May, 2015
Junk food kills the gut bacteria that can help keep people thin, while Belgian beer and coffee increase them, a new book by a leading academic claims.
Mon, 11 May, 2015
A cure for asthma could be available in five years, according to scientists who believe they have found the root cause of the condition.
Fri, 24 Apr, 2015
Tobacco smokers who also use ‘tank’ e-cigarettes daily are more likely to kick the habit altogether than those who puff on ‘cigalike’ models, a study has found.
Tue, 21 Apr, 2015
Athletes and fitness fans are risking significant tooth decay by drinking sports drinks and protein shakes.
Sat, 18 Apr, 2015
It looks like an MP3 player but this small device is aimed at helping diabetics avoid hypoglycemic attacks, also known as “hypos”, by copying the body’s own control system.
Mon, 30 Mar, 2015
Newly-confirmed guidelines that recommend people cut their sugar intake in half are hard to meet and would not stop people from becoming obese, a leading nutritionist has said.
Wed, 04 Mar, 2015
Mohammed Emwazi, the Briton identified in reports as Islamic State executioner ‘Jihadi John’, has been described as “extremely kind” and “extremely gentle” by a man who has known him since 2009.
Fri, 27 Feb, 2015
A powerful “skunk-like” cannabis has been linked to one in four new psychosis cases.
Tue, 17 Feb, 2015
A powerful “skunk-like” cannabis is associated with one in four new cases of psychosis, a study has found.
Mon, 16 Feb, 2015
Amedy Coulibaly, the gunman who killed four hostages at a Paris kosher supermarket, rented a small suburban house the week before the attack and filled it with an arsenal of up-to-date weaponry, police have said.
Thu, 15 Jan, 2015
Sticking to a Mediterranean diet could be the key to a longer life, according to a major new study.
Wed, 03 Dec, 2014
The maxim ‘you are what you eat’ takes on new meaning when we consider how our diet affects our emotions. Peta Bee looks at how scientific research supports this belief.
Sat, 22 Nov, 2014
The British nurse who survived Ebola will begin his second spell treating people infected by the deadly virus after returning to the country where he caught the infection.
Mon, 20 Oct, 2014
A senior doctor has apologised over a heated conversation he had with the husband of a new mother as her condition deteriorated following an emergency Caesarean section.
Fri, 26 Sep, 2014
More than 12,000 foreigners from 74 countries have gone to fight with rebels in Syria, a leading terrorism expert has said.
Tue, 09 Sep, 2014
Tens of thousands of lives could be saved every year if all smokers switched from cigarettes to e-cigarettes, British experts have said.
Fri, 05 Sep, 2014
Tens of thousands of lives could be saved every year if all British smokers switched from cigarettes to e-cigarettes, experts have said.
A parents’ kitchen fridge gallery of their children’s art work could showcase more than their artistic ability.
Tue, 19 Aug, 2014
IT’S hard to say a bad word about organic food. When given a choice, who wouldn’t opt for a plate full of clean, locally sourced fruit and veg? Goodbye pesticides, good riddance chemicals.
Sun, 10 Aug, 2014
A simple blood test that can predict the onset of Alzheimer’s disease before recognisable symptoms appear could be available in two years, say scientists.
Tue, 08 Jul, 2014
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