UCD academic Professor Dolores Cahill , pictured at a demonstration in November 2020.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

UCD academic Prof Dolores Cahill has resigned as chair of the Irish Freedom Party. The ard chomhairle of the party met on Sunday morning to consider (...)

‘Remember, the Covid-19 pandemic and the public health restrictions do not mean that anyone has to stay in a situation of domestic violence,’ says Prof Brendan D Kelly, co-author of a new report

“Domestic violence is a crime, and no one deserves to feel controlled, threatened, be assaulted or to live in fear.” That is the view of consultant p(...)

We start losing muscle and bone strength every year after the age of 30. Image: iStock

1. Nicola Sheridan Clinical specialist physiotherapist, Children’s Hospital Ireland at Temple Street “Children need a combination of aerobic and stre(...)

The recommendation is outlined in a report by scientists leading the on-going Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (Tilda). Photograph: Loic Venance/AFP via Getty

Regular aerobic or moderate exercise in weeks and months prior to Covid-19 vaccination can help improve antibody responses post vaccination in older p(...)

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has highlighted the continuing risk of new pandemics, warning that while the impact of coronavirus has been very severe, it is “not necessarily the big one”

Sewage in large cities should be routinely tested to provide an early warning system for future outbreaks of lethal disease and pandemics, and be part(...)

The researchers said their findings indicate previous exposure to the virus may not guarantee total immunity.

Researchers in the US have reported the country’s first confirmed case of coronavirus reinfection. A 25-year-old man with no known immune disorders o(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin outlines the new restrictions that have been imposed on the residents of Kildare, Laois and Offaly in response to a sharp increase in Covid-19 cases in the midlands. Photograph: Julien Behal

Residents of Kildare, Laois and Offaly face limits on their movement for at least two weeks as part of a series of new restrictions in these areas in (...)

Prof Dolores Cahill: “The views expressed by Prof Dolores Cahill are her own. They do not reflect the position of the school, college, institute or university,” says Prof Michael Keane. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The school of medicine in University College Dublin (UCD) has disassociated itself from views expressed by a professor who told an online alt-right in(...)

Preliminary data from a clinical trial suggested dexamethasone reduced the risk of dying in Covid-19 patients on ventilators by as much as 35 per cent and patients on oxygen by 20 per cent. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Irish medical specialists treating severely ill Covid-19 patients are likely to immediately start administering the widely-available steroid drug show(...)

Prof Dolores Cahill claimed people who recover from Covid-19 are ‘immune for life’ after 10 days. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

A University College Dublin (UCD) professor, who chairs the Eurosceptic Irish Freedom Party, has been asked to resign from a leading European Union sc(...)

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