Marijuana plants stand in a US grow facility. Restricted use still applies in Ireland Photograph: /Bloomberg

The use of medicinal forms of cannabis continues to be very restricted in Ireland in spite of moves to permit their use in limited circumstances. Min(...)

There are a number of methods used to edit the DNA of any organism, and it is possible to be highly specific and precise when you go in to  make a genetic change

A quiet revolution is under way in laboratories across the developed world, one that has the potential to do nothing short of altering the course of h(...)

IPU executive committee member Caitriona O’Riordan said the most immediate risk of illegal medications was the lack of quality control.  File photograph:Jason Clarke

Pharmacists are growing increasingly concerned at the rise in the levels of counterfeit or illegal medications being seized in Ireland. There was a (...)

The spring Ideal Home Show is back at the RDS on April 20th-22nd.

“There is a huge buzz about renovations at the moment,” says Sean Lemass, managing director of show organiser SDL Exhibitions. “We are seeing more inv(...)

The Irish College of General Practitioners, when asked if it was aware of GPs promoting LDN as a cancer treatment, said it “only supports evidence-based, specialist-led, multidisciplinary care” for cancer patients.

Irish doctors have been prescribing cancer patients a controversial drug traditionally used in higher doses to combat heroin addiction, the Irish Canc(...)

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has issued a recall of all Falcon Labs products due to the presence of illegal steroids and stimulants that pose a serious health risk to consumers.

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has issued a recall of all Falcon Labs products due to the presence of illegal steroids and stimulants tha(...)

David Hourihan

The Property Services Regulatory Authority (PSRA) now recognises University College of Estate Management’s (UCEM) undergraduate and postgraduate real (...)

The danger of using widely available lice treatments near naked flames has prompted the State’s regulatory authority to issue a stark warning. Photograph: iStock

The danger of using widely available lice treatments near naked flames has prompted the State’s regulatory authority to issue a stark warning to schoo(...)

The  National Lottery operator has warned the Government that “parasite lotteries” could divert hundreds of millions of euro from good causes. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

National Lottery sales are at risk of being cannibalised by an influx of so-called parasite lotteries with potentially hundreds of millions of euro be(...)

Consumers have been warned against buying products that wrongly claim to be able to test for food intolerances and retail pharmacies have been told to(...)

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