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.

Lifestyle

MDMA to meaning

November 14, 2018

The problem with drug use in general, but particularly with MDMA, is that it’s the easy way out. It’s selfish. It involves no personal responsibility. It’s cheating your future self out of happiness. It’s denying yourself something profoundly beautiful.

National News

PrEP accessibility may increase

October 17, 2018

The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA\0 want to provide a HIV preventative drug for free to at risk patients with medical cards.

Budget 2019

BUDGET 2019: Health

October 9, 2018

Mental health funding will see the total funding increase to €1 billion, an increase of 9 per cent.

Food

Cooking in college: a guide for beginners

October 3, 2018

So in order to save some pennies and prevent the onset of the dreaded “freshers’ 15,” we have compiled a list of websites that will cater to both the culinary novice and the certified foodie alike.

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.