'If I hadn't gone to the GP I'd be dead' - lung cancer survivor Tony Walsh

Friday 12th January 2018 - Kathy Donaghy - Irish Independent

Lung cancer kills more people than any other cancer. Late detection reduces survival rates, so we need to start listening to our l... Read more →

Siobhan Byrne: Take the first steps to a leaner, fitter, stronger you

Thursday 11th January 2018 - Siobhan Byrne - Irish Independent

Welcome to week one of our eight-week fitness challenge. For the next eight weeks we are going to be looking at how to create ... Read more →

Dr Ciara Kelly: 'I'm going from zero hours exercise to 100 days of walking'

Wednesday 10th January 2018 - Ciara Kelly - Irish Independent

I realise it's probably already too late to be wishing people a happy new year - but I'm slow about stuff like that and to me ... Read more →

Unexpected strain of flu - not covered by vaccine - threatens further chaos in hospitals

Tuesday 9th January 2018 - Eilish O'Regan - Irish Independent

A strain of flu which is not covered by the only seasonal vaccine available free to at-risk patients is spreading and thre... Read more →

Coffee lowers the risk of heart failure and stroke

Monday 8th January 2018 - John von Radowitz - Irish Independent

A plant-based diet and drinking coffee may both help to reduce the risk of heart failure, say scientists. One study o... Read more →

HSE plans surgery for obese children

Friday 5th January 2018 - Fiona Dillon - Irish Independent

Preparations have begun to allow weight-loss surgery for obese children and teenagers to take place at the new National Children... Read more →

14 ways to manage indigestion

Thursday 4th January 2018 - Julia Molony - Irish Independent

Overdoing it on mulled wine and minced pies can lead to major stomach gripes at this time of year as the unholy trinity of bloat... Read more →

New form of therapy is gold dust for acne sufferers

Wednesday 3rd January 2018 - Jonathan Gray - Irish Independent

Acne patients are being sought to try a pioneering treatment that aims to banish unsightly skin blemishes with gold dust. S... Read more →

Children consume 'three times more sugar' than recommended - Nutritionist has simple tip to stop this

Tuesday 2nd January 2018 - Jennifer Cockerell - Irish Independent

Half the sugar consumed by children comes from unhealthy snacks and sugary drinks, according to a health watchdog. On... Read more →

Ten ways to save your health and improve indoor air quality

Monday 18th December 2017 - Dr Bruce Mitchell - Irish Independent

There is increasing recognition that air pollution is not just an outdoors problem, it is important to also consider indoor ai... Read more →

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