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 Dr Nick Flynn has two clinics in Cork city: “The response in both practices is like night and day.”

Dr Nick Flynn has two practices in Cork city, one in Hollyhill serving some of the most economically-deprived districts in the city, and the other in (...)

More than 100 front-line Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland  staff and  senior management  have attended training sessions on transgender issues in the past two months. File photograph: Google Street View

A new policy on gender identity published by the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland aims to provide a supportive environment for transgender and gen(...)

Volunteer Jackie Tracey with patient Laura Fabris at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin

“You go into paediatrics because you want to care for children and then you spend all day hurting them” – injecting them and subjecting them to other (...)

UCC medical student Fionnuala Crowley is critical of the HPAT test for new entrants. After twice failing the test she tried a third time – but  used a different approach. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

The modern day Irish medical student is likely to be young, female, Dublin-based and from an affluent background. That is according to a Higher Educa(...)

Dr Rhona Mahony  has said the Eighth Amendment creates unacceptable clinical risk for women and children. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Eighth Amendment creates unacceptable clinical risk to women and children in this country, the master of the National Maternity Hospital has said.(...)

Veterinary medicine in UCD is the only provider of veterinary education on the island of Ireland. Photo: iStock

Question: My daughter is in 5th year and wants to become a vet. She has done two work placements with a local practice and enjoyed it. She is studying(...)

For treatments to be successful, early stages preceding full onset of Alzheimer’s need to be targeted. Illustration: iStock

A blood test that can diagnose Alzheimer’s disease in its early stages, and can also predict how the disease will progress, has been developed by rese(...)

Sr Maura Lynch in the operating theatre in Uganda.

Victoria Coffey was 11 years old when her younger brother Alfred died. Her parents had already lost two children before Victoria’s birth and lost a ne(...)

Andreas Heise: "We are very interested in technologies like 3D-printing, where you build up layers of materials to make a structure"

You are interested in making molecules that can deliver medicines into the body. What do you do? “We make polymers in our lab. Because we want to use (...)

It isn’t a textbook but opens up the world of science: Foraminifera are single-celled protists with shells. Illustrations from Life Under The Lens by Jennifer Delaney.

Who doesn’t love colouring in? No matter what age you are, if you can hold a pencil, marker or crayon then keeping between the lines offers hours of f(...)

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