Cannabinoid medicines are increasingly being approved for the treatment of conditions such as epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, glaucoma, arthritis and cancer

The effectiveness of cannabis products in treating a variety of debilitating diseases can be significantly improved by ensuring they are better absorb(...)

Minister for Health Simon  Harris (2nd left) and Minister of State for mental health Jim  Daly (2nd right) on Tuesday  launched a report on mental health. Photograph:  Maxwell Photography.

Equipping young people with the language and skills to deal with the pressures of social media and online bullying is key to protecting their mental h(...)

By posting on social media we seek ‘validation and recognition and likes’

“Liking how you look” has taken on a whole new meaning – particularly for teenagers who turn to social media for guidance and affirmation about their (...)

Students at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition at the RDS. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A number of special awards were announced at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition on Friday. Science for Development Award (Worldwise glo(...)

Overall BT Young Scientist & Technologist of the Year 2017 Shane Curran from Terenure College. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The following projects at the 2016 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition have been described as highly commended. Biological and Ecological J(...)

A teenage girl is being treated in hospital for spinal injuries after she fell from the roof of a nightclub. The accident occurred at the newly opened(...)

Émer Hickey, Sophie Healy-Thow and Ciara Judge from Kinsale, Co Cork, winners of the BT Young Scientists of the Year 2013 title. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

When Ciara Judge, Émer Hickey and Sophie Healy-Thow decided to enter the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition, they didn’t know how much work (...)

 Emer Hickey, Sophie Healy-Thow and and Ciara Judge after winning the 2013 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Three Cork teenagers who won the BT Young Scientists of the Year competition have been named by Time magazine as among most influential teenagers in t(...)

From left:  Sophie Healy-Thow, Emer Hickey and Ciara Judge who have won a global science research competition at the Google Science Fair 2014 in San Francisco.

Three Irish students have won a global science research competition at the GoogleScience Fair 2014 in San Francisco. Ciara Judge, Emer Hickey and Soph(...)

Harry McCann (15), founder of Digital Youth Council,  at home in Clane, Co Kildare. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

On many a night at 11pm Eamon Judge wanders into his living room at home in Kinsale, Co Cork, to find his 16-year-old daughter, Ciara, engaged in a(...)

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