‘Sometimes Plato is better than Prozac.’ Illustration: Thinkstock

In ancient Greece, philosophy was a practical skill allied to living the good life. It took the(...)

Dare to Live offer women’s retreats to Lake Lodge, Liss Ard Estate in west Cork, where guests are encouraged to sit back, relax and spend four days in luxury surroundings just talking, contemplating and connecting.

(...) about. For some people it is not just about healthy activities, but giving your mind a holiday. The(...)

Often older people who struggle with eating large dinners find that a small meal such as a boiled egg with toast and butter or poached eggs on toast is more tolerable. Eggs are so nutritious, a great source of protein and represent great value for money

(...) reasonable price. Using this option a few times a week can be as economical for someone living alone as(...)

Total war: German soldiers taken prisoner by American forces during the Battle of the Bulge. Photograph: Office of War Information/US National Archives/Time Life/Getty

(...) second World War. “People living in a [healthy], nonjudgmental society are fascinated by a period of(...)

Venn, which provides clinical trial management to pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies, announced a group loss of the year of €1.8 million

(...) tested on animals by acquiring the intellectual property rights to a living skin equivalent grown from(...)

Eileen Finn, who has motor neurone disease, training for the women’s mini-marathon with friends and supporters. Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennells

(...) only one I have. I intend to make the best of it. I am living with MND, as opposed to dying from it(...)

Gyms can be mysterious, unwelcoming, intimidating enclosures.

(...) – outside. Sometimes, it’s handy living in Ireland. And even if you do get inside the gym door, that’s only(...)

Bridget Connolly, who died in hospital in March at the age of 50. Her family is anxious to raise awareness of dementia in the Down syndrome population and the need for dedicated specialist support services to be available to everyone who needs them.

People with Down syndrome and other intellectual disabilities (ID) are living longer than before(...)

Patients should check what impact the trial will have on their treatment plan and follow-up care. Photograph: Thinkstock

(...) people, who are usually healthy volunteers. Phase 2 trials test the new drug in a larger group of(...)

Portrait of Charles Cameron, circa 1892

(...) and cattle were also kept in surprising numbers in backyards and even living spaces. One public health(...)