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‘The excellence curse’ is where talents get confused with strengths and lead people down career paths not conducive to long-term happiness, Marcus Buckingham says. Photograph: iStock

As kids we get praised for the things we’re good at and our talents quickly become synonymous with what those around us assume to be our defining stre(...)

Alcohol can mess with your morning routine, too. Photograph: iStock

It is Health Season in The Irish Times. In print and online, we will be offering encouragement and inspiration to help us all improve our ph(...)

Medical oncologist Róisín O’Cearbhaill: ‘There was a real sense in New York that we were fighting this pandemic together.’

Working in a cancer hospital during the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in New York wasn’t easy, but it also brought about a sense of unity in the(...)

the coalition was in talks with several governments that expected their entry requirements to evolve over the next few months from mandating negative tests to a “hybrid”, accepting either tests or proof of vaccination. Photograph: AFP via Getty

Health and technology groups are working together to create a digital vaccination passport in the expectation that governments, airlines and other bus(...)

Biogen originally halted trials of the drug in March 2019, saying an analysis by an independent committee found it was not going to be effective. Photograph: iStock

Biogen moved a significant step closer to winning approval for what would be the first new Alzheimer’s drug in the US for decades after staff at the c(...)

Companies have been urged to put public health professionals on their boards and in their top executive ranks to manage a pandemic threat that could hang over businesses for years. Photograph: Ronald Wittek/EPA

The dean of Harvard’s school of public health has called on companies to put public health professionals on their boards and in their top executive ra(...)

In 1980 Muhammad Ali fought Larry Holmes for the WBC belt in an attempt to win the heavyweight championship a fourth time at 38, but it was not to be. File photograph: The Irish Times

Well, ho hum, yes, it nearly is always the boxers isn’t it. Sugar Ray Leonard, who dominated four weight divisions and was king of comebacks, tried it(...)

Many people with anorexia see themselves as overweight, even though they are clearly underweight. Photograph: iStock

Anorexia nervosa was first systematically described and named in 1873 by Sir William Gull, physician to Queen Victoria. It is a serious eating disorde(...)

Attendees take a break during the Apple Inc. World Wide Developers Conference  in San Francisco recently. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Apple will let software developers include virtual-currency transactions in their applications, paving the way for new forms of money to appear on iPh(...)

Keep muscles in good shape by adding resistance to your workout

If the phrase “strength training” conjures up images of muscle-bound folk hauling massive weights, think again. You can keep those muscles in good sha(...)