Wed, 29 Apr, 2020
Tue, 31 Mar, 2020
Coffee comes with many health benefits but some brews can have a negative impact on the environment and on your waistline, says Peta Bee.
Fri, 15 Nov, 2019
Lifespan: Why we age – and why we don’t have to by Dr David Sinclair, €28
Fri, 08 Nov, 2019
Here is a selection of people who have recently been appointed to interesting new roles.
Thu, 19 Sep, 2019
Here is a selection of people who have moved into interesting new roles.
Thu, 12 Sep, 2019
I wondered what kind of life you'd have to have led to pack out a church at 77 years of age. How full your life would need to draw such a crowd, asks Joyce Fegan
Sat, 05 Jan, 2019
Fri, 28 Jul, 2017
DIABETES LINK: Research linking diabetes to infection has been described as the latest piece in the puzzle for scientists hoping to develop a cure for the disease.
Fri, 13 Jan, 2017
The part of the brain linking stress to the risk of heart attack and stroke has been identified for the first time, researchers say.
A Zika vaccine has come a step closer after three promising candidates were successfully tested in monkeys.
Fri, 05 Aug, 2016
AbFab hellraisers Eddie and Patsy know the value of friendship. Margaret Jennings looks at the links between female friendship and wellbeing.
Fri, 15 Jul, 2016
Eating potatoes or chips increases the risk of high blood pressure, research suggests.
Thu, 19 May, 2016
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
EVER felt a bit light-headed after standing up? Most of us have experienced that momentary dizziness from time to time.
Sat, 17 Oct, 2015
Babies in their first week of life are more susceptible to having a stroke than at any other time in their lives, but are also least likely to be diagnosed, according to a world expert in newborn medicine.
Fri, 02 Oct, 2015
Opting for a gluten-free diet as a lifestyle choice rather than because of an actual intolerance to gluten is sending mixed messages to workers in the hospitality industry about what coeliacs can or cannot eat.
Sun, 13 Sep, 2015
DNA from a Romanian who lived in a prehistoric “dark age”, when early modern humans and Neanderthals were neighbours, is strong evidence that the two groups interbred in Europe.
Wed, 24 Jun, 2015
Scientists have found a protein they believe can help boost immunity to cancer and viruses.
Sat, 18 Apr, 2015
Mobile gaming has become a multibillion-euro industry, with over 33% of time on phone spent playing games.
Thu, 05 Mar, 2015
New scientific research on healing the body from within, may revolutionise the way we age, says Áilín Quinlan.
Sat, 24 Jan, 2015
Half a pint of beer a day may help to keep heart failure away, research has shown.
Tue, 20 Jan, 2015
Book lovers who enjoy relaxing with an ebook before going to sleep could be damaging their health.
Wed, 24 Dec, 2014
We have a lot of belief and we are going to give it our very best shot.
Sat, 18 Oct, 2014
Unlike any other birds, hummingbirds seek out sugary nectar. It’s allowed them to successfully fill a very specific niche in the animal world.
Thu, 21 Aug, 2014
Lack of sleep was one of the many hazards of space travel not explored in the blockbuster movie Gravity.
Sat, 09 Aug, 2014
Regular eye tests could in future be used to diagnose early-stage Alzheimer’s, research suggests.
Mon, 14 Jul, 2014
Smoking cannabis alters the size and shape of two key brain regions involved in emotion and motivation, research has shown.
Wed, 16 Apr, 2014
If you are a hairy diabetic who smokes and suffers from stomach cramps, blame your Neanderthal ancestry.
Thu, 30 Jan, 2014
Some successful EU-funded Irish female scientists:
Thu, 09 Jan, 2014
WHILE it’s long been known that physical activity massively reduces the risk of developing certain diseases, a major new study suggests exercise may also be as effective as drugs at treating conditions like heart disease and stroke.
Sun, 13 Oct, 2013
Are cereal boxes more nutritious than cornflakes?
Sun, 30 Jun, 2013
Electric lights, including those illuminating laptop computers, smartphones and tablets, often play a key role in causing people to sleep badly, a leading expert has said.
Thu, 23 May, 2013
Electric lights, including those illuminating laptop computers, smartphones, and tablets, often play a key role in causing people to sleep badly.
A week after her father, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, allegedly set off a bomb at the Boston Marathon, killing three and injuring hundreds, three-year-old Zahara Tsarnaev was seen happily playing on a slide in her grandmother’s yard in Rhode Island.
Mon, 29 Apr, 2013
A federal jury in the US has awarded writer Patricia Cornwell nearly $51m (€38m) in a lawsuit against her former financial management firm and a former principal in the company.
Thu, 21 Feb, 2013
An “adventurous” woman is being sought by a Harvard professor to give birth to a baby Neanderthal.
Tue, 22 Jan, 2013
A potential cure for permanent deafness has been found by scientists using a drug that stimulates the inner ear.
Thu, 10 Jan, 2013
AS A neurosurgeon, I did not believe in the phenomenon of near-death experiences. I grew up in a scientific world, the son of a neurosurgeon.
Fri, 12 Oct, 2012
Ireland is one of the world's most inactive nations; a new global study reveals we're the seventh worst country for lack of exercise among 36 nations.
Wed, 18 Jul, 2012
Forget fad diets — the most effective way to lose weight is by eating less fat and taking more exercise, a study has found.
Wed, 11 Apr, 2012
MANY men are concerned about hair loss, but not everyone has the deep pockets of Wayne Rooney to seek a hair transplant.
Fri, 30 Mar, 2012
Taking aspirin on a daily basis to reduce cancer risk should only be done under medical advice, according to the Irish Cancer Society.
Thu, 22 Mar, 2012
Psychedelic drug LSD could be used as an effective method to treat alcoholism, scientists say.
Fri, 09 Mar, 2012
Adele has undergone a throat operation to treat a condition that has caused her to cancel her tour dates.
Tue, 08 Nov, 2011
DEPENDENCE on televisions, mobile phones and laptops may be costing Americans dearly — in lack of sleep.
Tue, 08 Mar, 2011
Women who smoke heavily before the menopause, especially prior to giving birth, may significantly increase their risk of developing breast cancer, research suggests.
Tue, 25 Jan, 2011
Men who eat a lot of saturated fat could be damaging their sperm, new research suggests.
Wed, 27 Oct, 2010
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