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 →

Missing the sunshine: Are Vitamin D supplements the cure-all to avoiding deficiency?

Wednesday 13th December 2017 - Rosa Silverman - Irish Independent

It goes by a variety of flattering names: the 'sunshine' vitamin, the superstar supplement, the cure-all. And if recent resear... Read more →

Revealed: rapid weight loss diet could combat the diabetes epidemic

Monday 11th December 2017 - Dr Michael Mosley - Irish Independent

The results of a big new study which could revolutionise the way that not only type 2 diabetes but obesity are treated were re... Read more →

12 facts about breast cancer

Monday 4th December 2017 - Dr Reem Salman - Irish Independent

Breast cancer is the most common malignant tumour found in Irish women, with 2,883 cases diagnosed each year. One in 10 women will... Read more →

Stay on track for Christmas: Stop the excuses — make the most of the daylight hours by fitting in your exercise

Wednesday 29th November 2017 - Karl Henry - Irish independent

Light, glorious light! Every year I am fascinated by just how dark it gets in autumn and winter. It seems to get darker earlie... Read more →

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