The Irish College of General Practitioners, when asked if it was aware of GPs promoting LDN as a cancer treatment, said it “only supports evidence-based, specialist-led, multidisciplinary care” for cancer patients.

Irish doctors have been prescribing cancer patients a controversial drug traditionally used in higher doses to combat heroin addiction, the Irish Canc(...)

Psychologist Maeve Halpin,  editor of How to be Happy and Healthy – the Seven Natural Elements of Mental Health. Photograph: David Conachy

A reluctant client, Martina* slouched in the seat in front of me with eyes downcast, arms folded and a rebellious scowl on her face. Just turned 19, s(...)