Low blood pressure 'not always best'

Wednesday 18th June 2014 - John Von Radowitz - Independent

LOW blood pressure is not necessarily best when it comes to preventing heart attacks and strokes, new research suggests. A study ... Read more →

Why the baby blues can fail to hit for years

Wednesday 18th June 2014 - Heidi Scrimgeour - Independent

A study by Murdoch Children's Research Institute in Australia has found that a mother's mental health is more likely to be in jeop... Read more →

Ice cream can contain a fifth of daily calories

Monday 16th June 2014 - Independent - Independent

THEY may be hard to resist on a hot day but a single ice cream could be a fifth of your daily calorie requirements in one go. Ice... Read more →

Alzheimer's breakthrough as memory loss drug in sight

Monday 16th June 2014 - Sarah Knapton - Independent

A drug to prevent the memory loss associated with Alzheimer's disease is a step closer after scientists discovered why people with... Read more →

If men’s cancers are so prevalent, why do we hear less about them?

Monday 16th June 2014 - Ronan McGreevy - Irish Times

Men have lower five-year cancer-survival rates, so they need to be proactive, like Willie Penrose. Men are more likely to die of ... Read more →

Bikini Season: Eight foods to beat the bloat

Friday 13th June 2014 - Freya Drohan - Independent

With dieticians advocating super foods, Paleo fanatics taking over Instagram, and celebrities promoting the latest fad (5:2 we&rsq... Read more →

Foods to fuel your fertility

Friday 13th June 2014 - Paula Mee - Irish Times

Semen quality is on the decline but certain micronutrients can boost your chances of fertility This afternoon, students will be s... Read more →

Opening up: the first step is the steepest

Friday 13th June 2014 - Aoife Valentine - Irish Times

Suicide is the leading cause of death in young Irish males. Why are they so reluctant to talk? Counselling services within univer... Read more →

High protein diets 'cut stroke risk'

Thursday 12th June 2014 - John Von Radowitz - Independent

High protein diets may protect against stroke, especially if they contain a lot of fish, scientists have said. Researchers analys... Read more →

8 reasons resistance training is the best thing you can do for your body

Thursday 12th June 2014 - Karl Henry - Independent

Resistance training is unquestionably the best training that you can do. It will deliver more benefits than any other style of tra... Read more →

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