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# research - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# research - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

This nationwide survey is asking the public which Covid-19 restrictions they would like lifted

This nationwide survey is asking the public which Covid-19 restrictions they would like lifted

The survey is being carried out by researchers at DCU and NUI Galway

# research - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

Researchers seek volunteers for Irish study on impact of quarantine on romantic relationships

Stressful experiences can impact on couples, but support from a partner during anxious times can also help alleviate stress.

# research - Friday 10 April, 2020

Repurposed drugs may be a 'cheap option' to treat Covid-19 patients until a vaccine is developed

A study has shown that a vaccine to protect against SARS-CoV2 may be 12-18 months away from development.

# research - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Belfast researchers launch clinical trial for Covid-19 patients using umbilical cord cells

The trial is being led by professors at Queen’s University, Belfast.

# research - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

China's shutdown of Wuhan in January may have prevented 700,000 new cases, researchers say

The researchers used a combination of case reports, public health information, and mobile phone location tracking.

# research - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

UK advises against all non-essential foreign travel for 30 days

Meanwhile, scientists say that the UK had ‘no time to lose’ in changing coronavirus strategy to prevent thousands of deaths

# research - Friday 21 February, 2020

Three-quarters of children with autism not getting needs met in public system

Some families are going into debt because of their child’s condition – one to the tune of €150,000.

# research - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Eating a Mediterranean diet boosts chances of 'healthy' ageing among older people

A Mediterranean diet promotes gut bacteria linked to healthy ageing, according to a UCC study.

# research - Monday 17 February, 2020

From The42 'Sexuality does not affect your athletic performance... We don't want people taking their own life' This post contains videos

'Sexuality does not affect your athletic performance... We don't want people taking their own life'

Marc Leckie of the Harlequins Foundation talks to The42 about their research into the use of homophobic language in sport.

# research - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Toddlers who view screens for over three hours a day are 'less physically active at age five'

That’s according to a new study carried out on 500 children.

Gluten-free snacks are 'not as healthy as many people think and most who buy them are not coeliac'

More than one in five people buy gluten-free foods, 92% of whom do not have a gluten-related disorder, according to new research.

# research - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

From The42 'I don't think it's a huge issue for us' - Cork star on GAA's binge-drinking culture No Problem

'I don't think it's a huge issue for us' - Cork star on GAA's binge-drinking culture

Darragh Fitzgibbon says the Cork hurlers have a sensible attitude in relation to alcohol.

# research - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Scientists develop monthly contraceptive pill, but it's only been tested on pigs so far

The pill sits in the stomach and dissolves slowly, releasing the hormones required to prevent pregnancy.

# research - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

New approach to treating cystic fibrosis could reduce the need for lung transplants, RCSI study finds

Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disease that affects around 1,300 children and adults in Ireland.

# research - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Life expectancy in Ireland's most deprived area 7 years lower than most affluent area

That’s according to a new report published by Trinity College Dublin researchers today.

# research - Saturday 23 November, 2019

Dog years are a myth and puppies are middle-aged, scientists claim

‘Who’s a good man?’

# research - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Ireland's 20-year-olds are stressed, living with their parents and worried about housing

Financial security and a good job were their priorities for the next 10 years, according to the Growing Up In Ireland report.

# research - Friday 1 November, 2019

Measles can cause immune system to become 'more baby-like', study finds

The research found that the measles virus deletes part of the immune system’s memory.

# research - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

From The42 Study that finds footballers are three-and-a-half times more likely to die from dementia '15 years too late' New Research

Study that finds footballers are three-and-a-half times more likely to die from dementia '15 years too late'

Ex-Celtic and England striker Chris Sutton has expressed his anger after the report’s release yesterday.

# research - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Restaurants with nutritional info on menus serve healthier food

Eateries that share nutritional information on menus were found to have 45% less fat and 60% less salt than those that don’t.

# research - Monday 14 October, 2019

School intervention in sleep may help children get to bed earlier, new study finds

A study of sixth-class pupils found a 21% rise in those going to bed before 11pm after learning more about sleep.

# research - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Irish research on type of breast cancer may have found new treatment approach

One in eight breast cancer patients have a particular form that is difficult to treat.

# research - Monday 9 September, 2019

Repetitive knocks key to understanding MMA and rugby-related head injuries, Trinity scientists say

The study was undertaken by the Trinity-led concussion research interest group.

# research - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Being optimistic can help you live longer, a new study finds

The research suggests that having a positive attitude could keep you living to 85 and beyond.

# research - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Amazon, Microsoft and Intel may be putting world at risk through killer robot developments, study says

The report surveyed major players from the tech sector about their stance on lethal autonomous weapons.

# research - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Microplastics found in Arctic and Alps after being carried by wind and snow, scientists warn

The researchers have called for urgent research to assess the health risks of inhalation.

'Approach with your eyes open': Default options can sway customers buying financial products online

Longer default options leads people to sign up for longer loan terms and pay more interest.

# research - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Climate change happening faster than many animals can adapt, study finds

Meanwhile, Health Minister Simon Harris has launched a public consultation on the impact of climate change on the health sector.

# research - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Figures suggest two-in-five renters in 'pressure zones' still being hit with rent increases above 4%

Under RPZ legislation, annual rent rises are capped at 4% in certain areas.

# research - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Landlords selling a private rental property one of the main drivers of family homelessness in Dublin

The research from homeless charity Focus Ireland examines family homelessness in Dublin.

# research - Monday 10 June, 2019

Irish researchers make discovery which may lead to epilepsy 'warning system'

The discovery was made by researchers at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.

# research - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

HSE to spend up to €60k on abortion in Ireland research study

Abortion services were introduced in Ireland earlier this year.

# research - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Bacteria discovered in Cork improves ability to cope with stress

The bacteria is being developed for a microbacterial and vitamin supplement.

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