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Is depression ‘the price we pay for having an immune system’?

By sa | Nov 14, 2019 |

Now, bear with me and don’t shoot the messenger, but a major recent study is bound to cause a little…

‘Veisalgia’ — an over-recognised and easy-to-treat condition

By sa | Nov 1, 2019 |

You will no doubt have seen many patients with the condition named above, perhaps as well as some colleagues who…

Students come-of-age to overtake doctors

By sa | Nov 1, 2019 |

St Vincent’s Hospital FC 0-2 UCD AFC 18 October 2019 Pearse Park Astro, Crumlin Leinster Senior League, Saturday Major 1B…

Gildea has the final say as doctors seal epic comeback

By sa | Nov 1, 2019 |

St Vincent’s Hospital FC 4-3 Kilmore Celtic FC 11 October 2019 Pearse Park Astro, Crumlin Tom Carroll Cup, 1st Round…

Wine and wellbeing: ‘Take two litres and call me in the morning… ’

By sa | Oct 22, 2019 |

As the saying goes, ‘the poison is in the dose’ and medical practitioners in bygone days certainly had an unconventional…

Keeping it in the family

By sa | Oct 22, 2019 |

This week’s player profile focuses on the utility defender with St Vincent’s FC and family practitioner Colm Cosgrove, who is…

Cause and effect in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

By Pat Kelly | Oct 22, 2019 |

A recent study has found that a strain of gut bacteria may potentially be a cause of non-alcoholic fatty liver…

Born to run or cycle or walk

By sa | Oct 10, 2019 |

Sport Ireland, Sport Northern Ireland and Healthy Ireland (through the Healthy Ireland fund) has published the first all-island children’s sport…

Shape-shifting parasites that move with the times

By sa | Oct 10, 2019 |

The recent controversies surrounding vaping provide an unwelcome confusion around smoking cessation efforts. Most physicians whose opinion I have asked…

Dinosaurs eating homework

By sa | Oct 1, 2019 |

Dinosaurs eating homework — reeling in the years on smoking cessation As I browsed through the usual press releases that…


By sa | Oct 1, 2019 |

Giant-killing doctors enjoy magic of the cup TEK United 1-2 St Vincent’s Hospital FC Saturday 14 September Grange Grove, Lansville…

Concocting a new approach to improving mental health

By Pat Kelly | Oct 1, 2019 |

Researchers have studied the use of psychedelics to treat a range of mental illnesses and nicotine addiction for decades, but…

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