Should we weigh our school children?

Have we got to the stage where we weigh our school children. The importance of the right diet and good nutrition and encouraging healthy eating habits from an early age is imperative in combating Ireland’s growing obesity epidemic. Most childhood obesity is caused by simply eating too much and not … Continue reading

Cancer Vaccine developed by Trinity College Researchers

A new vaccine that will treat cancer at the pre-clinical level has been developed by Irish researchers The team, led by Professor Kingston Mills, Professor of Experimental Immunology at Trinity College Dublin, discovered a new approach for treating the disease based on manipulating the immune response to malignant tumours. The discovery … Continue reading

CAO points for Medicine are up again

                      According to the Irish Medical Times, the points requirement for undergraduate medicine is up again, following the recent initial round of Central Applications Office offers for third-level courses.  Trinity is up 10 to 741, the RCSI is also up 10 to … Continue reading