The risk of dying from cancer before the age of 75 was about one in 10 for women and one in eight for men. File photograph: Getty

Men are more likely to develop cancer than women and are 32 per cent more likely to die from it, according to the findings of a report analysing cance(...)

Ross Walsh was contacted by a  Solomon Gundi, who was not as wise as his name might suggest. Photograph: iStock

A 22-year-old Limerick student has achieved an unprecedented grand slam of scam-baiting by simultaneously wasting a con artists time and making them l(...)

The research  says there is a need to improve the design, conduct, analysis and reporting of such trials. Photograph: iStock

Almost half of cancer drug trials supporting new treatments over a three year period had a high risk of bias that may show effects were exaggerated, a(...)

Health Research Charities Ireland has said research is now ‘drawing to a halt’. File photograph: Getty

Strict new laws around personal data protection have stalled vital medical research and prompted concerns that future trial participants might be put (...)

The Rally is an international charitable event which involves driving from Prague to Ulan Ude in Russia in a 1 litre engine car

Not many people can say they drove from Newbridge in Co Kildare to Russia, but even fewer people can say they did it in a 1 litre Nissan Micra. Patri(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris acknowledged   resources would be needed to address the requirement of cancer survivors. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The physical, psychological and financial needs of almost 200,000 survivors of cancer are not currently being met, according to a report prepared for (...)

John Cregan with Patsy, left, and Mary Cregan at the 2018 GAA Hurling All Ireland medal presentation to Limerick at Adare Manor Hotel in Limerick. Photograph: Diarmuid Greene

It’s often said that the death of a son or daughter is one of the most devastating things a parent could ever face in life and John Cregan speaks hone(...)

  Pre-budget submission:  Averil Power, chief executive of the  Irish Cancer Society,  with   Joan Burton TD and  Frank O’Rourke TD. Photograph: Robert Saunders, Irish Cancer Society

The Government must reduce the “huge financial strain” on cancer patients and their families in this year’s budget, the Irish Cancer Society has said.(...)

The Central Criminal Court heard the woman woke up in her own bedroom on Christmas night to find the accused raping her.

A man who raped his wife’s sister-in-law following a Christmas family gathering has been given a seven-year sentence with the final two years suspende(...)

Celebrating You, a new children’s book to promote diversity and inclusivity, has been launched to mark The HR Suite’s 10th anniversary in business. Pictured at the launch in the gardens of Enable Ireland Kerry are Mikayla O’Sullivan, Emma Fenix and The HR Suite founder and author of the book Caroline McEnery. Photograph: Pauline Dennigan

1) On Tuesday, July 9th, Fota Wildlife Park in Cork will host a fundraising Twilight Walk for BUMBLEance, the Children’s National Ambulance Service. T(...)

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