Features

Happy little pills

December 12, 2018

problems aren’t miraculously solved when you tell someone how you’re feeling

Health

Syphilis on the rise across Ireland

December 12, 2018

Syphilis cases are increasing to record levels in Ireland according to the HSE. The STI can be treated with antibiotics and caught by getting a blood test.

Features

Those winter blues

November 28, 2018

University life, with all it’s merits, will statistically spike the vast majority of our anxiety levels at some point. With the ever darkening days of winter also slowly consuming us, it may feel that anxiety is closer to our front door than ever.

Health

Scentsation

November 28, 2018

Roisin Maguire looks into how we can use essential oils to our advantage in our everyday lives.

Food

Building Bulk

November 28, 2018

Eoin Harte discusses the do’s and don’ts when it comes to supplements.

Health

VAT introduced on food supplements

November 28, 2018

The introduction of VAT on food supplements has caused upset with the Revenue amongst health food shops and some calling it a “tax on the elderly.”

Health

Why roids aren’t all the rage

November 14, 2018

Many people have flocked to using anabolic steroids to achieve their goals but are unaware of the side effects that come along with using these substances. While they can be used to build muscle and decrease body fat, they are certainly not healthy for the user, especially if the user is not well educated on how to use them.

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Six weeks a’waiting

October 17, 2018

DCU have been working over the summer with an external organisation who offer 24/7 telephone counselling and will offer counselling in different locations around the country. 

Health

Cancer does not have to be deadly

March 7, 2018

Fear. That’s all that Máire can recall. It seeped into her veins, into her mind and into her soul. On the day that Máire was diagnosed with breast cancer, all she heard was the dreaded

Health

Vegan food sprouting up at DCU

March 7, 2018

Veganism may be the new trend, and a lifestyle synonymous with Generation Z, but with limited options at the best of times, students have struggled in the past to find the right foods to match

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Finding the light in Seasonal Affective Disorder

November 15, 2017

As we wind back the clocks for daylight savings, a veil of darkness looms over the frigid winter months. For some, the short cold days are a countdown to Christmas; for others, they’re a reason to