Shades of Gray. ‘I’m happy where I am now.’ she says. ‘It’s a lovely shift. The things I want to achieve are within my reach.’

At this time of year, you could almost set your watch to the frenzy of self-actualisation that follows a week of binge eating, binge drinking, binge w(...)

A processed food is a natural food that has been treated to enhance a particular quality, eg smoking meat to add flavour and extend storage life, adding sugar or salt to enhance flavour. Photograph: Getty Images

We are suffering a worldwide epidemic of obesity and accompanying heart disease and diabetes – incidence of obesity almost tripled between 1975 and 20(...)

100 dollar banknotes with germs and bacterias under magnifying glass. 3D rendering.

As a big fan of Italian food I was delighted to see a ringing endorsement for the health benefits of pizza recently. Italian scientist Silvao Gallus (...)

Deborah Huffman  in the bathroom of her home, where she worked up  the nerve to show her husband her back, and tell him about her skin-picking disorder. Photograph: Christopher Lee/ The New York Times

When Deborah Huffman went for her annual physical a few years ago, she saw a new doctor who handed her a paper gown, instructing her to leave it open (...)

  Abercrombie & Fitch is due to report results on Thursday. Photograph:   Mike Segar/Reuters

Monday 26 Results: Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Indicators: German business climate (Aug), current conditions and expectations (Aug); US durable good(...)

Virgin sacrifices. Occult rituals. Drinking blood from skull-shaped chalices. If these practices pique your interest then the Satanic Temple is proba(...)

Women who attended church services more than once a week had a 27 per cent lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease  compared with women who never attended. Photograph: iStock

The ongoing Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) at Trinity College Dublin has produced the most interesting and varied research results. Its la(...)

Harvard research found that after the marathon,  runners’ guts teemed with far greater numbers of a bacteria called veillonella. File photograph. Photograph: Eric Luke

Could an infusion of bacteria from the guts of athletes help inactive people to exercise more easily? A new study of marathon runners, mice and their(...)

The study found a woman who reached the  threshold of 4,500 steps per day was about 40%  less likely to have died during a  four- to five-year follow-up period than someone taking  2,700 steps each day

How many steps should people take every day for good health? A new study of activity and mortality in older women finds that the total could be lower(...)

Bank of Ireland highlighted what it says is the “competitive disadvantage” of bankers’ pay restrictions  when it met Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe, reports the Sunday Independent

Bank of Ireland highlighted what it says is the “competitive disadvantage” of bankers’ pay restrictions with the Department of Finance when it met Min(...)

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