Kay Redfield Jamison: ‘We need more people – doctors, lawyers and other professionals – to talk about their experiences of living with bipolar disorder.’

It’s not often that medical professionals share their personal experience of illness and it’s even rarer that they would share their experience of men(...)

Dr Frates: “It’s all about having a peaceful mind, a joyful heart and healthy body”

Sometimes, it takes a long time for academics to catch up with popular knowledge as their need for evidence delays their willingness to promote what m(...)

 North Korean leader Kim Jong-un discussing a nuclear weapons programme with officials  in a photograph released in  September 2017.  Photograph: KCNA via Reuters

North Korea has already made considerable progress in dismantling its nuclear test site at Punggye-ri as promised, according to a report on the 38 No(...)

One of Dr Barry’s ‘golden rules’ is to try and get everyone who’s depressed to exercise for 30 minutes a day

With the State exams on the horizon, taking time out to exercise every day may be seen as a waste of good study time, but flexing those muscles or jus(...)

Children from around the country compete in table tennis at the Aldi Community Games Festivals. Photo: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland.

The table quiz final at the Community Games is barely two rounds old and already the fat lady has started to clear her throat within earshot of the te(...)

Anya McKenna (7) from Roundwood, Co Wicklow, competes in the Girls’ under-eight freestyle event at the Aldi Community Games in Abbotstown, Dublin. Photograph: Sportsfile

Thousands of competitive children and their sometimes considerably more competitive parents poured through the gates of the sprawling National Sports (...)

“Mice bring several really important advantages for discovery-based research.” Photograph: Thinkstock

Ethical and moral dilemmas surround us at home and at work, in the supermarket, on holiday . . . everywhere. In an increasingly complex world, one et(...)

José del R Millán from the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and the electrode-studded hat capable of analysing brain signals which are then given to a robot as instructions to follow. These instructions are transmitted in real time over the internet

“Humans are not disabled, humans are not broken. Our built environment, our technology is disabled. We need not accept our limitations.” These were t(...)

Simon Coveney, Minister for Agriculture: “This visit to the US represents a huge opportunity to promote Irish beef in one of the most valuable markets in the world.” Photograph: Inpho/Dan Sheridan

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney has begun a major trade mission to the US to mark the lifting of the US embargo on Irish beef. Beef from(...)

Some would call Breid Greene a glutton for punishment – she is not on just one but two primary school parent councils.She has a 13-year-old boy in six(...)