When cough syrups are out – opt for Salabat

January 18, 2023

Ireland’s Coughing Crisis: As a result of the coughing crisis, many articles reported earlier this week that coughing medicines were running out. However, people can make a homemade remedy to treat their coughs alternatively.  “Calpol


Roaccutane: Is it the miracle acne cure?

March 9, 2022

This ‘miracle cure’ is called Isotretinoin, or Roaccutane, as its more commonly recognised. Roaccutane has been described as a controversial form of acne medication by many dermatologists and medical professionals across the world as it has a range of reported side effects.  


Why Kombucha is the go-to beverage for your gut

February 2, 2022

Kombucha, a fermented tea known for its properties that benefit gut health, is a drink that has become more popular in recent years. But just what is kombucha, and why does it warrant pride of place on the weekly shopping list?


I took the plunge, will you?

March 26, 2021

Record numbers in Ireland took up the activity in 2020, and the popularity of sea swimming continues to grow. So, what do you need to know about sea swimming?


The principles of intuitive eating

January 27, 2021

New year, new me. Sound familiar? This has probably been uttered by every person at least a handful of times in the last decade or so.


Myths about contraception are a bitter pill to swallow

September 15, 2020

From contradictory pill guidelines to discrepancies in what a withdrawal bleed represents, there is a need for women to be placed on a higher platform to vocalise their sexual health queries and qualms.


How we greet our aunt Flo needs re-evaluation

August 16, 2020

In Ireland, the situation stands at almost 50 per cent of teenage girls aged between 12-19 finding it difficult to afford sanitary products, in a survey conducted by Plan International Ireland.


The benefits of turmeric

November 13, 2019

Like many Asian spices, turmeric is also known to have many health benefits and has been used as a form of traditional medicine.


To bulk or not to bulk?

December 12, 2018

Considering either bulking or cutting to try and achieve your goals? Eoin Harte is here to help you find out what’s best for you.


The forgotten Florence Nightingales of our generation

December 12, 2018

A profession that is composed of the brightest elements of humanity is subjected to the toughest challenges. Student nurses enter a system that is not only incredibly challenging, but employment after graduation is left to mere chance.


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.