A report found 70% of people contacting the Irish Cancer Society information services are women. Photograph: Thinkstock

Cancer information services need to engage better with men, older people and people with disabilities, according to a new report. In total, over 82,00(...)

Technician performing medical scan to a patient.

Men are more likely to die of cancer, and have lower five-year survival rates than women. According to figures produced by the National Cancer Registr(...)

Sir Michael Marmot: “There’s an intimate relationship between where you are on the social hierarchy and your health. The people at the top have the longest life, those in the middle are shorter, and as you get lower and lower, the life expectancy gets shorter and shorter.”

Money doesn’t buy happiness, they say, but the clear evidence is that it does buy you extra years of life. The flip side of this, of course, is that t(...)

Former CEO of Independent News and Media Gavin O Reilly received €2.13 million in 2012. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Vincent Crowley, the chief executive of Independent News & Media, was paid €627,000 last year, according to the company’s annual report. (...)

Irish Dairy Board finance director Donal Buggy, chief executive Kevin Lane, and chairman Vincent Buckley at the publication of the IDB’s Full Year Results 2012 report today.

The Irish Dairy Board (IDB) is considering acquisitions in the Middle East and North Africa in the next 12 months after the group reported a tu(...)