Weighted results: A survey of shift workers found that slightly more than half were overweight. In the manufacturing sector, 64% said they were overweight. Photograph: PA

A report into the habits of people who work shifts has found that nearly 80 per cent reported getting insufficient sleep while two-thirds admitted to(...)

Gardasil, a vaccine against cervical cancer: Approximately 300 women get cervical cancer every year in Ireland and 100 women die from the disease. The vaccine can prevent seven out of 10 cervical cancers.  Photograph: AFP/ Getty Images

Vaccinations are getting a bit of a bad press these days, particularly the HPV vaccine – Gardasil – which is administered to girls in their first seco(...)

Pfizer’s little blue pills, which generally cost about $15 each, replaced treatment that included penile injections, pumps and surgery.

Fifteen years after Pfizer’s Viagra changed the sexual equation for older men, the impotence drug is set to become available in a less expensive gene(...)