A woman wearing a protective face mask in Milan, Italy. Photograph: Mourad Balti Touati/EPA

A case of a woman in Japan who tested positive for Coronavirus a second time may ultimately have meaningful implications but is for the moment a rare (...)

Observer Newspapers was in operation for more than 90 years before this week’s decision to cease publication. Photograph: iStock

Regional newspaper publisher Observer Newspapers NI is ceasing publication of all of its titles. Readers were made aware of the company’s decision in (...)

Minister for  Health  Leo Varadkar announcing  funding of  €13.5 million  for research into cancer, antobiotics and other vital treatments, at the HRB Health Research Awards which took place at the Royal College of Physicians.  Photograph:  Colm Mahady/Fennells

The use of “medicinal mushrooms” to combat pneumonia and a device to improve inhaler use among asthma sufferers are among the 36 projects that have w(...)