Lifestyle

The severity of period pains

April 4, 2018

For most girls their period can be a bit of a hindrance, making them cramp up, break out or bloat. But for some, it can disable them from their everyday life.

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Lifestyle

Beating the Christmas binge

February 7, 2018

The reality is that ‘new year new me’ is much easier said than done. The aftermath of excessive alcohol, greasy food and too many selection boxes can come back to smack us right in the face (or double chins). Rachael Martin shares her top tips for kickstarting a healthy lifestyle.

Lifestyle

Hygge: The Danish way of living

February 7, 2018

Amy Rohu tells us about the Danish concept of ‘hygge’ and how you can apply it to your daily life to boost your well being

Lifestyle

Basics behind bulking and cutting

November 29, 2017

We live in a world where anything and everything is possible thanks to social media and the immediacy of sources and information on any given topic. An area that appears to be building up strength by

Food

The unhealthy diet of a first year

November 15, 2017

Katie Gallagher looked at how the challenges of entering third year education can lead to students living an unhealthy diet and lifestyle.

Lifestyle

Flirting with misogyny

November 15, 2017

The #metoo campaign has faced some harsh criticism. Adam Daly spoke to Dr Rosaleen McElvaney to get an insight into this misogynistic mentality.

Lifestyle

Diabetic diet on campus

October 11, 2017

Eating on campus can be more complicated than just deciding whether to go to the canteen or Nubar, for some with dietary needs such as people with diabetes it can be a total inconvenience.

Lifestyle

Chasing health and happiness

October 11, 2017

Fitness vlogger and snapchat star, Siobhán O’ Hagan told to students in DCU last week how she took the risk of quitting her job to pursue health and happiness.

Features

Does Dry January deliver results?

February 22, 2017

Over the last month Instagram has been flooded with posts of #DryJanuary alongside images of people going to the gym or photographs of healthy meals. This tradition of ditching alcohol for the first month of

News Features

How to save a life

October 12, 2016

Humanity is not the perfect species, there is no promise of healthy perfect babies, but few people become pregnant with the expectation of having a child with a life altering disease. Cystic Fibrosis is a

Health

Saving my sight with Laser eye surgery

April 6, 2016

The majority of people who get laser eye surgery are between 25 and 35 according to O’Keefe, who has been doing refractive surgeries in Ireland for 25 years. He was one of the first of two surgeons to introduce laser eye surgery to Ireland.

Lifestyle

Shingle all the way

March 23, 2016

Adam Daly gave himself shingles for Christmas and encourages people to talk about their worries.

Features

Living with Diabetes

March 9, 2016

spiralling down towards a really unhealthy lifestyle. The more rare kind of Diabetes is type 1: a disease you most commonly get diagnosed with at an early stage in life – for no, yet, known reason. For many kids who have this disease, or any other disease that makes you “different”, it is something well connected to shame.

Health

Fitness inspiration from Morley’s Motivation

February 24, 2016

“For the first few weeks I was too embarrassed to face the gym, so I just stuck it out with my meal plan and when I got enough confidence I joined the gym at home and in DCU as well as the boxing club for some added push.”

Health

A Bitter Truth: Why our healthy resolutions are destined to fail

February 10, 2016

The school of thought around food, exercise and our overall health has been changing rapidly, however, and Professor Robert Lustig has found fame by disputing the inherent idea that change must come from within. He argues that there are two villains responsible for our cycle of failed resolutions, and neither of them are ourselves.