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# research - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

Lone parents and their children account for more than half of all homeless families
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Lone parents and their children account for more than half of all homeless families

Sep 14th 2021, 7:36 AM 13,725 Views 9 Comments

Less than 25% of lone parents reported home-ownership, compared with 70% of the total population.

# research - Wednesday 25 August, 2021

LED streetlights contribute to insect population declines, study finds
# Research
# Research

LED streetlights contribute to insect population declines, study finds

Aug 25th 2021, 10:51 PM 43,232 Views 28 Comments

‘Eco-friendly’ lights were found to be worse than sodium ones – but both contribute to insect decline, new research has found.

# research - Sunday 22 August, 2021

Global study suggests new treatment approach for critically-ill Covid patients
# Nui Galway
# Nui Galway

Global study suggests new treatment approach for critically-ill Covid patients

Aug 22nd 2021, 3:24 PM 36,182 Views 21 Comments

The study involved 1,121 patients in Ireland, the US, Canada, Mexico, France and Spain.

# research - Thursday 12 August, 2021

Sex worker activists among world's most 'at risk' human rights defenders
# Report
# Report

Sex worker activists among world's most 'at risk' human rights defenders

Aug 12th 2021, 11:35 AM 12,659 Views 13 Comments

The report notes several cases of activists being asked to provide sex to police in exchange for the freedom of other detained sex workers.

# research - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Older people felt 'cancelled' during Covid-19 due to Ireland's 'endemic' ageism, report finds
# Ageism
# Ageism

Older people felt 'cancelled' during Covid-19 due to Ireland's 'endemic' ageism, report finds

Jul 29th 2021, 6:20 AM 16,076 Views 43 Comments

The report says older people’s health deteriorated during the pandemic and the incidence of depression rose.

# research - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

Domestic violence costs Irish victims €113,000 over more than 20 years – study
# Financial Cost
# Financial Cost

Domestic violence costs Irish victims €113,000 over more than 20 years – study

Jul 14th 2021, 9:56 AM 7,791 Views 10 Comments

Lost income, health and legal costs and damage to property are cumulatively costing domestic violence victims billions every year.

# research - Sunday 4 July, 2021

UCD researchers developing ‘life changing’ treatment for painful skin condition
# Butterfly Skin
# Butterfly Skin

UCD researchers developing ‘life changing’ treatment for painful skin condition

Jul 4th 2021, 3:16 PM 33,321 Views 7 Comments

Epidermolysis bullosa, known as ‘butterfly skin’, is a genetic condition which causes blistering of the skin.

# research - Monday 28 June, 2021

House prices spike 13% across Ireland as supply dips further
# Research
# Research

House prices spike 13% across Ireland as supply dips further

Jun 28th 2021, 9:41 AM 28,417 Views 36 Comments

Prices are rising at a much faster rate outside Dublin.

# research - Monday 21 June, 2021

Over 95% on PUP would be financially better off in employment – ESRI
# Pandemic Payments
# Pandemic Payments

Over 95% on PUP would be financially better off in employment – ESRI

Jun 21st 2021, 7:57 AM 18,615 Views 31 Comments

The payment is not a disincentive to employment, new research has found.

# research - Thursday 17 June, 2021

One-third of nation feels nervous about being able to meet up with people indoors again
# Red C
# Red C

One-third of nation feels nervous about being able to meet up with people indoors again

Jun 17th 2021, 6:00 AM 9,485 Views 15 Comments

That’s according to new polling conducted by Red C on behalf of The Journal.

# research - Monday 31 May, 2021

Global warming responsible for one in three heat-related deaths, says study
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Global warming responsible for one in three heat-related deaths, says study

May 31st 2021, 4:34 PM 7,725 Views 24 Comments

The findings are based on simulations of climate, with and without human-induced emissions.

Relationship breakdowns and parental job losses 'key triggers' for child poverty, research shows
# Young People
# Young People

Relationship breakdowns and parental job losses 'key triggers' for child poverty, research shows

May 31st 2021, 6:00 AM 9,544 Views 13 Comments

The ESRI found that around four in ten young people surveyed experienced at least one spell of poverty between 2007 and 2017.

# research - Monday 17 May, 2021

Almost half of Irish people are concerned about sharing personal information online
# Global Research
# Global Research

Almost half of Irish people are concerned about sharing personal information online

May 17th 2021, 12:36 PM 7,077 Views 10 Comments

This is a decline of 8% from 2019 to 2020, placing Ireland close to the global average of 45%.

# research - Friday 26 March, 2021

People who had difficult childhood events may be struggling with mental health during pandemic, researchers say
# Nui Galway
# Nui Galway

People who had difficult childhood events may be struggling with mental health during pandemic, researchers say

Mar 26th 2021, 6:10 AM 16,611 Views 21 Comments

A clinical psychologist at NUI Galway says self-compassion and hope are key to mental wellbeing amid Covid-19.

# research - Monday 8 March, 2021

Significant drop in number of children drinking and smoking in the last two decades
# Research
# Research

Significant drop in number of children drinking and smoking in the last two decades

Updated Mar 8th 2021, 2:29 PM 16,171 Views 30 Comments

More children reported feeling low and being on a diet compared with 1998.

# research - Monday 25 January, 2021

Men in Ireland have less regret over being drunk than women, study suggests
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Men in Ireland have less regret over being drunk than women, study suggests

Jan 25th 2021, 9:00 AM 20,970 Views 27 Comments

The Global Drugs Survey 2020 found respondents in Ireland were drunk more times in a year than the global average.

# research - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Almost three-quarters of Irish adults aged 58 and over have two or more medical conditions
# Research
# Research

Almost three-quarters of Irish adults aged 58 and over have two or more medical conditions

Dec 17th 2020, 6:10 AM 15,535 Views 22 Comments

New research from Trinity College should provide a baseline to identify longterm impacts of the pandemic.

# research - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

More 'robust' proof needed to show link between heading and dementia - FIFPro medical officer
# Research
From The42
# Research

More 'robust' proof needed to show link between heading and dementia - FIFPro medical officer

Nov 18th 2020, 5:09 PM 3,898 Views 4 Comments

The disease has become a major issue again following the death of Nobby Stiles.

# research - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Mouthwash can kill coronavirus within 30 seconds in laboratory tests, study finds
# Research
# Research

Mouthwash can kill coronavirus within 30 seconds in laboratory tests, study finds

Nov 17th 2020, 7:36 AM 65,302 Views 36 Comments

Professor David Thomas said although the study is very encouraging, more clinical research is now needed.

# research - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

Study finds link between air pollution and neurological disorders
# Research
# Research

Study finds link between air pollution and neurological disorders

Oct 20th 2020, 8:24 AM 17,067 Views 23 Comments

The study is the first nationwide analysis of the link between fine particulate pollution and neurodegenerative diseases in the US.

# research - Monday 19 October, 2020

Bottle-fed babies may ingest 'millions' of microplastics each day, Irish researchers find
# Research
# Research

Bottle-fed babies may ingest 'millions' of microplastics each day, Irish researchers find

Oct 19th 2020, 5:36 PM 34,730 Views 41 Comments

The authors noted that it was in developed nations that babies were likely ingesting the most plastic.

# research - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

First Covid-19 reinfection in US confirmed by researchers
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

First Covid-19 reinfection in US confirmed by researchers

Oct 13th 2020, 10:18 AM 38,669 Views 47 Comments

A 25-year-old man with no known immune disorders or underlying conditions was infected with Covid-19 on two separate occasions.

# research - Monday 12 October, 2020

Young people who play sports show lower levels of anxiety and depression, study says
# Exercise
# Exercise

Young people who play sports show lower levels of anxiety and depression, study says

Oct 12th 2020, 6:00 AM 13,418 Views 15 Comments

Researchers surveyed more than 5,000 11-20-year-olds late last year.

# research - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Ireland's public healthcare expenditure ranks ninth in Europe, ESRI report says
# Health
# Health

Ireland's public healthcare expenditure ranks ninth in Europe, ESRI report says

Oct 6th 2020, 6:20 AM 16,146 Views 26 Comments

The report author said Ireland’s HCE should not be “interpreted as a measure of hospital service expenditure”.

# research - Sunday 4 October, 2020

Selling Our Genes: Government inaction allowing private sector to take control of our DNA
# Selling Our Genes
# Selling Our Genes

Selling Our Genes: Government inaction allowing private sector to take control of our DNA

Oct 4th 2020, 1:00 AM 47,383 Views 33 Comments

Hospitals and universities across Ireland are collaborating with Genuity Science due to, experts say, lack of a public project or strategy.

Selling Our Genes: UCD agreement with for-profit DNA collection company 'restrictive'
# Selling Our Genes
# Selling Our Genes

Selling Our Genes: UCD agreement with for-profit DNA collection company 'restrictive'

Oct 4th 2020, 12:59 AM 686 Views 0 Comments

Expert familiar with such agreements cited issues with data access, exclusivity and intellectual property.

Selling Our Genes: Government needs to keep ‘our national identity’ in public ownership
# Noteworthy.ie
# Noteworthy.ie

Selling Our Genes: Government needs to keep ‘our national identity’ in public ownership

Oct 4th 2020, 12:58 AM 685 Views 0 Comments

Ireland still has a chance to take control of genomics research – if it follows this advice.

# research - Friday 18 September, 2020

Covid-19 virus analysis suggests low level of mutation compared to other RNA viruses
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 virus analysis suggests low level of mutation compared to other RNA viruses

Sep 18th 2020, 7:31 AM 33,791 Views 23 Comments

But the researchers say some changes are occurring and these are useful to follow the spread of virus.

# research - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Social distancing rules for Covid-19 are based on outdated science, researchers argue
# Bmj
# Bmj

Social distancing rules for Covid-19 are based on outdated science, researchers argue

Aug 26th 2020, 6:00 AM 38,662 Views 34 Comments

That’s according to research published in medical journal the BMJ.

# research - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Women who are pregnant or trying for a baby should avoid caffeine altogether, research suggests
# Study
# Study

Women who are pregnant or trying for a baby should avoid caffeine altogether, research suggests

Aug 25th 2020, 8:43 AM 25,724 Views 40 Comments

The current guidelines from the HSE suggest that pregnant women drink no more than 200mg of caffeine per day.

# research - Thursday 20 August, 2020

Children may carry more Covid-19 in their system than previously thought, new research says
# Study
# Study

Children may carry more Covid-19 in their system than previously thought, new research says

Aug 20th 2020, 9:18 AM 46,828 Views 84 Comments

The lead author of the study in the US said he “was not expecting the viral load to be so high” in children infected with Covid-19.

# research - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Embryos could be susceptible to Covid-19 in second week of pregnancy, study finds
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Embryos could be susceptible to Covid-19 in second week of pregnancy, study finds

Aug 5th 2020, 7:12 AM 17,571 Views 28 Comments

“It is important to say that this work is at a very hypothetical stage,” Professor Christoph Lees said.

# research - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Evidence of Iron Age temple complex uncovered at Navan Fort
# Co Armagh
# Co Armagh

Evidence of Iron Age temple complex uncovered at Navan Fort

Jul 16th 2020, 4:51 PM 15,405 Views 8 Comments

The research will be published in the Oxford Journal of Archaeology.

# research - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

As millennials approach middle age, they face the second recession of their generation
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

As millennials approach middle age, they face the second recession of their generation

Jun 30th 2020, 8:04 AM 34,119 Views 84 Comments

Dr Amie Lajoie says millennials hope the policy of Ireland’s new government will be anything but austerity, to avoid further damaging an already bruised generation.

# research - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Nationwide survey will ask people how they are coping as Covid-19 restrictions ease
# Wellbeing
# Wellbeing

Nationwide survey will ask people how they are coping as Covid-19 restrictions ease

Jun 16th 2020, 3:10 PM 9,528 Views 13 Comments

It will also ask people about how well they feel the government is balancing the lifting of restrictions with that of economic and social wellbeing.

# research - Friday 5 June, 2020

High blood pressure can double risk of Covid-19 death, study says
# Nui Galway
# Nui Galway

High blood pressure can double risk of Covid-19 death, study says

Jun 5th 2020, 7:37 AM 19,088 Views 8 Comments

The new research was published today in the European Heart Journal.

# research - Friday 15 May, 2020

Drug backed by Donald Trump does not help treat Covid-19, according to new research
# Hydroxychloroquine
# Hydroxychloroquine

Drug backed by Donald Trump does not help treat Covid-19, according to new research

May 15th 2020, 6:10 AM 19,138 Views 64 Comments

In one study, adverse effects were more common in patients who received hydroxychloroquine.

# research - Monday 11 May, 2020

Opinion poll shows 43% of people think the worst of the coronavirus crisis is over
# NPHET RESEARCH
# NPHET RESEARCH

Opinion poll shows 43% of people think the worst of the coronavirus crisis is over

May 11th 2020, 7:01 PM 26,859 Views 99 Comments

Chief Medical Officer, Dr Tony Holohan said he is ‘hopeful’ that restrictions will be lifted in line with Phase One of the Roadmap, next week.

# research - Thursday 7 May, 2020

Doing yoga may help you suffer less from migraines alongside taking your medication, study suggests
# Breathe In
# Breathe In

Doing yoga may help you suffer less from migraines alongside taking your medication, study suggests

May 7th 2020, 6:20 AM 11,275 Views 7 Comments

The number of migraines reported over a three-month period fell by almost half in the study of over 100 people.

# research - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

Concerns over timing of opt-out 'publicity campaign' for genomics research
# Consent Process
# Consent Process

Concerns over timing of opt-out 'publicity campaign' for genomics research

Apr 29th 2020, 7:30 PM 17,412 Views 7 Comments

Researchers are worried that affected patients and families will not see notices for commercially linked study.

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