Simon Says, Swing Your Partner, Meet in the Middle and Follow the Leader are always good fun and plenty of movement can be orchestrated

There was a time when children spent most of their lives on the go. These days however, their childhood years are much more sedentary, with many spend(...)

Surfers are three times more likely to have antibiotic resistant E. coli in their guts than non-surfers, a study has revealed. Surfers swallow 10 tim(...)

Dr Kevin Kelleher  said samples from GPs in the community showed the B virus was accounting for 60%  of flu cases, while in hospitals and intensive care units it was accounting for 50% of cases

The HSE has said the current prevalence of both A and B flu viruses is “unusual”, and that this had only happened three times in the last 20 years. (...)

New York Stock Exchange trader Peter Tuchman, a familiar face in the financial media, dons his 2018 glasses as he sees out the old year. Photograph: Andrew Kelly / Reuters

In numbers: Safe as jets 0 Number of commercial passenger jet crashes anywhere in the world in 2017, the safest year ever for commercial aviation, a(...)

Simon Harris:  “The Government’s view is that €55 or €60 to bring your child to see the doctor is too expensive.”  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

There comes a time in the tenure of most Ministers for Health when the ambitious reform plans with which they usually start off in office have to over(...)

The mother of one-year-old Sameer al-Dhanbari, who suffers from severe malnutrition, helps him as he lies on a bed at a hospital in Houta city, in the southern province of Lahej, Yemen. Photograph:  Fawaz Salman/Reuters

The number of suspected cholera cases in Yemen has hit 1 million, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Thursday, as war has left more (...)

Employee benefits from workplace wellness programmes include enhanced self-esteem, reduced stress, improved morale, increased job satisfaction, improved health, and improved sense of wellbeing. Photograph: iStock
Getting the balance right at work

Current research shows that employers who help staff achieve a better balance in their working lifestyle are rewarded with a happier, more productive (...)

 The Irish flag is lowered outside the GPO by Army personnel last year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Ireland contributes more to the prosperity and equality of the world than any other country relative to the size of its economy, a new report has stat(...)

As you head to bed after a wild night at the office Christmas party, you pop some paracetamol to prevent that humongous morning-after hangover. Right(...)

Prof William Campbell at Trinity College Dublin this week, pictured with his original dissection kit from his time as an undergraduate student at the university. Photograph: Paul Sharp/Sharppix

Turning children on to science early is William C Campbell’s formula for a wondrous life. Arming them with an understanding of logic also comes in use(...)

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