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Dublin-based doctors make worldwide breakthrough in epilepsy treatment

Researchers at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) collaborated with researchers in 17 other countries as part of the major international study. The study involved the comparison of the DNA of over 15,000 people who have epilepsy versus ... Read more

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Hangxiety: The new morning after phenomenon that you need to know about

We've all been there. Emerging from slumber bleary-eyed, staggering under the weight of three too many gin & tonics, the panic and nerves set in as we mentally cycle through the evening's alcohol-soaked antics. And now there's a name for it: Hangxiety. Read more

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Nurse's warning after 'muscle strain' turns out to be heart attack

A nurse who unknowingly suffered a heart attack and “almost died” because she went about her day instead of seeking medical attention has described her symptoms on social media, warning that women experience heart attacks differently from men. Read more

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Average Irish adult expected to pile on half a stone over festive season

THE average Irish adult can expect to pile on half a stone over the festive season, as a combination of boozing, overeating and shunning exercise takes its toll on our waistlines. Obesity watchdogs have warned that weight gain is all but inevitable ... Read more