New research shows that treatment-seeking patients with severe obesity issues would prefer lifestyle modification and drug therapy over bariatric surgery, where the treatment had equivalent results and costs.
Fri, 31 Jan, 2020
Fine Gael councillor Padraig Brady, who is subject to an injunction by C&D Foods, has acknowledged that a complaint was lodged with the Garda Pulse system about threats to the management of the company.
Wed, 27 Nov, 2019
The Minister for Education Richard Bruton confirmed this morning on Today with Sean O'Rourke that he has written to the NCCA to initiate a review of sex education curriculum and how it is delivered in schools.
Tue, 03 Apr, 2018
YOU don’t have to be a member of Greenpeace to understand that chemicals thought of as game-changers when introduced — DDT or Thalidomide say — might, in the fullness of time, be viewed differently. The law of unintended consequences applies to chemicals in a very forceful way.
Mon, 27 Feb, 2017
The State is facing at least six separate legal actions from former members of the air corps who allege they have suffered serious illnesses as a result of “chronic exposure” to the chemicals they came in contact with as a part of their daily duties.
Mon, 23 Jan, 2017
A senior government official has warned that the €61m budget announced for the clean-up of the former Irish Steel plant on Haulbowline in Cork Harbour will not be enough to complete plans to transform the site into a major public recreation amenity.
Fri, 26 Aug, 2016
There’s a rising tide of investment and development going in around Cork harbour, and hoping to capitalise on that are the vendors of a site called Belmont Huts, back for sale with a fresh grant of planning, and at multiples of its previous sale price just over two years ago.
Thu, 23 Jun, 2016
Kathleen Lynch has lost her seat but don’t write the epilogue yet. The outgoing minister of state at the Department of Health talks toabout the drama of a 34-year political career, one that may have a few plotlines still left.
Mon, 21 Mar, 2016