“However, it is very important to state that if anyone is on prescribed medication they must adhere to their medication and use exercise as an adjunct,” says Dr Julie Broderick of Trinity College Dublin

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Since 1926, less than half of stocks actually generated any returns for investors, new research shows. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images

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Golden State Warriors head coach  Steve Kerr.  “You want to solve terror, you want to solve crime. This is not the way to do it.” Photograph:  Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

In 1988, near the end of his final year as a guard with the University of Arizona basketball team, Steve Kerr was warming up before a game against loc(...)

The Bullies, Bullied and Bystanders Conference 2016, hosted by the Anti-Bullying Centre in DCU, was presented with evidence that Irish children are among the most prolific “sexters” in Europe. File photograph: Getty Images

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A woman injured in an earthquake walks toward a hospital . A fresh 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Tuesday, killing more than two dozen people in the Himalayan country. The earthquake was centered 68 kilometers  west of the town of Namche Bazaar, close to Mount Everest and the border with Tibet. Photograph: Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters

Areas of Nepal remain perilously unstable following last month’s devastating earthquake, and, as Tuesday’s tremor showed, landslides pose an ongoing (...)

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

Handout provided by the Swiss police shows what they believe to be the Ritratto di Isabella d’Este by Leonardo da Vinci. Italian investigators  have seized the  portrait from a Swiss vault after a tip-off. Photograph: Ticino police handout/Reuters

Italian investigators are looking into how a priceless masterpiece by Leonardo da Vinci may have ended up in a bank vault in the Swiss city of Lugano.(...)

Have you ever wondered about the mountains on Mars? The expansive seas? The huge craters, the canals or the volcanos? Many of us caught our first g(...)

 The Ibec logo is based on the spiral patterns of a sunflower. The seeds are arranged in a manner that makes efficient use of the available space, giving maximum room for each seed to flourish and minimising wastage of space.

Strolling along Baggot Street in Dublin recently, I noticed a plaque at the entrance to the Ibec head office. It was a logo with a circular pattern of(...)