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Lyme disease is transmitted by bites from infected ticks from deer and other wild animals.  Photograph: iStock

Almost 100 people across the State have suffered from life-changing conditions as a result of Lyme disease over a six-year period, new figures show. (...)

Dr Jason McKeown  wearing the Modius headband

Neurovalens, a Belfast-headquartered technology company that has developed a headband which can help users to lose weight, has raised £4.6 million (€5(...)

The health tech firm has developed Modius, a headband that stimulates part of your brain that controls fat storage and metabolism, helping boost the latter while decreasing your appetite.

Neurovalens, a Belfast-based tech firm a weight management wearable headband, has raised almost $1.6 million (€1.3 million) in a crowdfunding round. (...)

Minister for Children Katherine Zappone said it was “not good” that the call for an inquiry by senior HSE staff five years ago were not heeded. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

It was a “pity” the HSE did not fully investigate mother-and-baby homes in 2012 when senior staff warned about probable “criminal” activities in two o(...)

Desmond Rea: John Larkin “has faced up to the issue and I commend him fully for that”

The North’s attorney general has received qualified support for his call for an end to prosecutions arising from the Troubles. John Larkin QC was roun(...)