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Irish scientists discover link between excessive belly fat and dementia

Friday 10th August 2018 - Kirsty Blake Knox - The Irish Independent

Excessive belly fat has been linked to an increased likelihood of cognitive impairment and dementia. A groundbreaking study... Read more →

Patricia Casey: Why laughter really is the best medicine. Laugh until your sides ache and tears run down your face

Friday 10th August 2018 - Ardal O'Hanlon - The Irish Independent

As you read this, I am in Edinburgh at the festivals. The International, Fringe and Tattoo festivals, have just begun and the bo... Read more →

The top Irish hotels and businesses keeping their own bees on their roofs

Friday 10th August 2018 - The Irish Independent - The Irish Independent

In Myrtleville, Co Cork, Mark Riordan has come up with a novel way of operating the beehives that he keeps on his family farm. H... Read more →

Are smartphones killing the art of conversation?

Thursday 9th August 2018 - Chris Graham - The Irish Independent

We are apparently talking less. That is the takeaway from a landmark report that found people are speaking to others less on the... Read more →

The top Irish hotels and businesses keeping their own bees on their roofs

Tuesday 7th August 2018 - The Irish Independent - The Irish Independent

In Myrtleville, Co Cork, Mark Riordan has come up with a novel way of operating the beehives that he keeps on his family farm. H... Read more →

'We banned Fortnite in our house. But now my son is lonely; all of his friends play it for hours on end'

Friday 3rd August 2018 - David Coleman

Clinical psychologist David Coleman offers parenting advice in his weekly column. My 10-year-old son is lonely and bored. H... Read more →

Why two Irish sisters made the Forbes '30 Under 30' list and caught the eye of designer Orla Kiely

Friday 3rd August 2018 - Caroline Quinn - The Irish Independent

Isabel (Izzy) and Ailbhe Keane must be two of the brightest, funkiest and most entrepreneurial sisters in Ireland right now. Com... Read more →

Food authority issues warning on undercooked beef following 'serious food poisoning outbreak

Friday 3rd August 2018 - Geraldine Gittens - The Irish Independent

Some 3 per cent of raw minced beef is known to be contaminated with a harmful type of bacteria that can cause kidney failure, th... Read more →

CervicalCheck scandal: Labs line up expert witnesses to challenge victim

Monday 30th July 2018 - Eilish O Regan - The Irish Independent

The laboratories at the centre of the CervicalCheck scandal are to field a team of scientific experts to argue that cancer victi... Read more →

There was talk I might lose the leg because my tumour was so big' - Teen told she had cancer after feeling pain in her leg

Thursday 26th July 2018 - The Irish Independent - The Irish Independent

Having cancer at any age is a hugely traumatic event. But being diagnosed with an aggressive form of the disease when you are ju... Read more →

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