Director Peter Bogdanovich has died at the age of 82. File photograph: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

Peter Bogdanovich, the Oscar-nominated writer and director, has died at the age of 82. The film-maker, whose many credits included The Last Picture S(...)

While some type of exercise generally helps almost everyone deal with chronic pain, finding the precise workout to relieve your particular pain often requires trial and error and persistence. File photograph: Getty

January is Health Month in The Irish Times. Throughout the month, in print and online, we will be offering encouragement and inspiration to (...)

The data also suggest that Covid-19 vaccines and treatments may need to take into account the patient’s weight and fat stores. Photograph: iStock

From the start of the pandemic, the coronavirus seemed to target people carrying extra pounds. Patients who were overweight or obese were more likely (...)

Brian Shelton in Elyria, Ohio. Shelton may be the first person cured of type 1 diabetes. Photograph: Amber N Ford/The New York Times

Brian Shelton’s life was ruled by type 1 diabetes. When his blood sugar plummeted, he would lose consciousness without warning. He crashed his motorcy(...)

Your thoughts follow your mood. Manage your mindset and master your mood.

In American Football, there is a common phrase that can be heard reverberating around locker rooms throughout this sacred season. I first heard these (...)

David Shanahan of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets kicks with his left foot during a college football game against the Clemson Tigers. Photograph: John Byrum/Getty Images

There was an hour to go before kick-off in the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta last weekend. Just shy of 40,000 fans were starting to filter in for t(...)

Hayward Field in Eurgene, Oregon: the famous old venue,  now transformed into a brand new state-of-the-art stadium, hosted the NCAA Championships and will host the upcoming US Olympic Trials. It will   also be the venue for the World Championships in  2022. Photograph:  Steph Chambers/Getty Images)

Hayward Field is the most iconic track and field stadium in America. Straightaway it conjures up romantic images from the days of Steve Prefontaine in(...)

‘In the 21st century, there have been eight epidemic or pandemic viruses,’ says coronavirus researcher Prof Ralph Baric. ‘I don’t know if people are paying attention.’ Photograph: Getty Images/Science Photo Libra

Coronaviruses are a byword for inconvenience; illness, disruption and death. Almost always in a contemporary setting we mean the pandemic virus that c(...)

New Year’s Eve sunset in Seoul. Photograph: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty

South Korea’s population shrank for the first time in the country’s history in 2020, highlighting mounting demographic challenges in Asia’s fourth-big(...)

People walk in front of a poster encouraging social distancing in Seoul, South Korea. Photograph:  Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images

The deaths were mounting, and so were the public’s fears. South Korea had vastly expanded its flu vaccine programme to cover millions more people, to (...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • Next
  • Last »