Prof Richard Costello at Beaumont Hospital: App was developed by respiratory consultants  and medtech firm S3 Connected Health. Photograph:  Tom Honan

A new web-based app designed by clinicians to help hospitals cope with coronavirus cases is supporting more than 1,000 Covid-19 patients in Ireland af(...)

During the early stages in Italy, ventilation was considered the best approach. Now, doctors realise  it should be avoided where possible. Photograph: John Moore/Getty

Early on in the Covid-19 battle, doctors noticed an odd trend, where many patients were found with exceedingly low blood-oxygen saturation levels, yet(...)

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(...)