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# New Study

Last month
November 2023
From whataboutery to obfuscation: How fans legitimise sports washing
A new DCU study has found fans can play a role in the success in any sportswashing project.
This year
Lung conditions will be made worse by climate change, say respiratory experts
Respiratory experts are calling on governments to reduce emissions and improve air quality using the same policies.
All time
Vitamin A nasal drops to be trialled for Covid smell loss
Researchers hope the study ‘could one day help improve the lives of millions around the world’.
There'll be a rise in the number of people suffering 'debilitating' long-term after-effects of Covid-19, academics warn
Ongoing symptoms can include breathlessness, chronic fatigue, “brain fog”, anxiety and stress, researchers said.
Conceiving within a year of stillbirth does not increase risks for next pregnancy, new study finds
The study used data from 14,500 births.
Boys account for a third of online abuse images and often suffer the worst horrors
A new study has been produced based on a review of over a million images and videos.
Breast cancer patients may be spared debilitating side effects 'by only using radiation on tumour'
Current best practice sees women given full breast radiotherapy in most cases.
Wide awake: Late-night phone use harms teenagers' mental health and sleep quality
Late-night mobile phone usage led to poorer mental health, reduced coping and lowered self-esteem.
New study finds last woolly mammoths died of thirst
Mammoths lived on Alaska’s St Paul Island in the Bering Sea until about 5,600 years ago.
Hold up - low-salt diet could actually increase the risk of heart attacks
A new study has found salt in moderation is good for you.
Sporadic sex increases the chances of heart failure
Research finds that “episodic” sex increases the chances of heart attack in those who are unfit.