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# research - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 3rd 2019, 6:10 AM 9,255 Views 5 Comments

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
# Poverty
# Poverty

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

Nov 27th 2019, 8:10 PM 22,751 Views 16 Comments

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
# Good Man
# Good Man

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

Nov 23rd 2019, 11:11 AM 41,505 Views 33 Comments

‘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
# Growing Up In Ireland
# Growing Up In Ireland

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

Nov 21st 2019, 6:20 AM 27,799 Views 44 Comments

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
# Measles
# Measles

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

Nov 1st 2019, 7:13 AM 8,363 Views 5 Comments

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

# research - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 22nd 2019, 11:39 AM 6,254 Views 6 Comments

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
# Food Labelling
# Food Labelling

Restaurants with nutritional info on menus serve healthier food

Oct 17th 2019, 6:10 AM 8,762 Views 14 Comments

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
# Sleep
# Sleep

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

Oct 14th 2019, 6:05 AM 23,381 Views 35 Comments

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
# Cancer Treatment
# Cancer Treatment

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

Oct 3rd 2019, 10:15 PM 15,292 Views 2 Comments

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
# Study
# Study

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

Sep 9th 2019, 2:03 PM 9,015 Views 3 Comments

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
# Bright Side Of Life
# Bright Side Of Life

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

Aug 27th 2019, 11:26 AM 9,104 Views 27 Comments

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
# Study
# Study

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

Aug 22nd 2019, 10:54 AM 24,612 Views 30 Comments

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
# Microplastics
# Microplastics

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

Aug 15th 2019, 5:43 PM 10,546 Views 17 Comments

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
# Online Banking Tools
# Online Banking Tools

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

Aug 15th 2019, 12:49 PM 7,614 Views 4 Comments

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
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

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

Jul 23rd 2019, 4:00 PM 14,684 Views 76 Comments

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%
# Renting
# Renting

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

Jul 11th 2019, 11:34 AM 10,276 Views 33 Comments

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
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

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

Jun 13th 2019, 7:21 AM 27,925 Views 158 Comments

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'
# Epilepsy
# Epilepsy

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

Jun 10th 2019, 5:48 PM 13,231 Views 2 Comments

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
# Abortion

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

May 21st 2019, 3:27 PM 6,466 Views 5 Comments

Abortion services were introduced in Ireland earlier this year.

# research - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Bacteria discovered in Cork improves ability to cope with stress
# Gut Reaction
# Gut Reaction

Bacteria discovered in Cork improves ability to cope with stress

May 1st 2019, 4:14 PM 27,288 Views 16 Comments

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

# research - Sunday 7 April, 2019

Countries that help working class students get into university have happier citizens
# Research
# Research

Countries that help working class students get into university have happier citizens

Apr 7th 2019, 10:30 AM 9,845 Views 12 Comments

That’s according to a study published in the British Journal of Sociology of Education

# research - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Messages highlighting dangers of drug use during sex need to target wider audience
# Chemsex
# Chemsex

Messages highlighting dangers of drug use during sex need to target wider audience

Apr 2nd 2019, 6:30 AM 23,620 Views 12 Comments

Researchers say the messages should not only focus on gay and bisexual men.

Drinking alcohol during teenage years linked with stunted brain growth
# Research
# Research

Drinking alcohol during teenage years linked with stunted brain growth

Apr 2nd 2019, 6:00 AM 13,289 Views 19 Comments

Many teens start drinking just as their brains begin to undergo important developments.

# research - Sunday 24 March, 2019

This video game training device is helping stroke survivors regain arm movement
# Video Games
# Video Games

This video game training device is helping stroke survivors regain arm movement

Mar 24th 2019, 9:30 AM 7,218 Views 1 Comment

Most of the 32 study participants experienced increased arm mobility and reduced arm stiffness after using the game.

# research - Monday 18 March, 2019

Teen vapers are more likely to use sweet-flavoured e-cigarettes than adult vapers, study finds
# Vaping
# Vaping

Teen vapers are more likely to use sweet-flavoured e-cigarettes than adult vapers, study finds

Mar 18th 2019, 11:00 AM 13,759 Views 55 Comments

The US Food and Drug Administration has declared youth e-cigarette use as an epidemic in the country.

# research - Friday 22 February, 2019

This town in Longford is the most at-risk place from job automation in the country
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

This town in Longford is the most at-risk place from job automation in the country

Feb 22nd 2019, 6:05 AM 29,340 Views 35 Comments

Research from University College Cork has identified the top 10 most at-risk towns in Ireland for the first time.

# research - Sunday 10 February, 2019

Millennials still recognise songs from music's 1960s-90s golden age, study finds
# Music Knowledge
# Music Knowledge

Millennials still recognise songs from music's 1960s-90s golden age, study finds

Feb 10th 2019, 7:00 PM 18,173 Views 39 Comments

By contrast, their recognition of musical hits from 2000 to 2015 diminishes rapidly over time.

# research - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Bees have brains that can figure out basic maths, new study finds
# Buzz Buzz
# Buzz Buzz

Bees have brains that can figure out basic maths, new study finds

Feb 9th 2019, 10:45 AM 13,812 Views 24 Comments

The researchers built on their previous finding that honeybees can understand the concept of zero.

# research - Thursday 7 February, 2019

New study seeks first-time mothers in Ireland who experienced trauma during childbirth
# Research
# Research

New study seeks first-time mothers in Ireland who experienced trauma during childbirth

Feb 7th 2019, 6:20 AM 15,933 Views 11 Comments

The study will explore the impact of a traumatic birth on a mother’s emotional and psychological wellbeing.

# research - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Babies who hear two languages at home have a better ability to concentrate
# Development
# Development

Babies who hear two languages at home have a better ability to concentrate

Feb 3rd 2019, 10:30 AM 35,921 Views 17 Comments

This new research suggests the advantages of living in a bilingual home begin from the very earliest stage of development.

# research - Saturday 2 February, 2019

Better forecasts may be possible with new research on extreme rainfall patterns
# Study
# Study

Better forecasts may be possible with new research on extreme rainfall patterns

Feb 2nd 2019, 9:30 AM 8,618 Views 10 Comments

The new research has revealed that there are larger-scale global patterns to extreme rainfall events.

# research - Saturday 12 January, 2019

How and why the brain decides whether to hold 'em or fold 'em
# Research
# Research

How and why the brain decides whether to hold 'em or fold 'em

Jan 12th 2019, 9:30 AM 10,512 Views 11 Comments

A team of researchers are John Hopkins University has found out why the brain makes high-risk decisions.

# research - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Researches reveal how the brain tells you to scratch an itch
# Itchy And Scratchy
# Itchy And Scratchy

Researches reveal how the brain tells you to scratch an itch

Jan 6th 2019, 8:00 PM 20,466 Views 11 Comments

The itch-scratching cycle can significantly impair quality of life and lead to serious skin and tissue damage.

# research - Saturday 5 January, 2019

New tool identifies which patients with COPD are at risk of death or serious complications
# Breathing Problems
# Breathing Problems

New tool identifies which patients with COPD are at risk of death or serious complications

Jan 5th 2019, 8:30 PM 33,413 Views 16 Comments

About 500,000 people in Ireland have COPD, but half of them likely do not know they have the condition.

# research - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Weirdly shaped mouse sperm can be used to tell species apart
# Swimmers
# Swimmers

Weirdly shaped mouse sperm can be used to tell species apart

Jan 1st 2019, 8:30 PM 13,873 Views 6 Comments

Being able to better differentiate between species will help researchers fight the spread of diseases they carry.

# research - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Removing sweets from supermarket checkouts linked to fall in unhealthy snack purchases
# Research
# Research

Removing sweets from supermarket checkouts linked to fall in unhealthy snack purchases

Dec 23rd 2018, 7:45 AM 6,402 Views 12 Comments

That’s according to a study published in the Plos Medicine journal this week.

# research - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Saturn is losing its rings at the 'worst-case scenario' rate
# Research
# Research

Saturn is losing its rings at the 'worst-case scenario' rate

Dec 18th 2018, 12:42 PM 49,959 Views 43 Comments

The rings are being pulled into Saturn by gravity as a dusty rain of ice particles under the influence of Saturn’s magnetic field.

# research - Monday 17 December, 2018

Breakthrough from scientists in Cork shows flying reptiles had feathers over 200 million years ago
# Pterosaurs
# Pterosaurs

Breakthrough from scientists in Cork shows flying reptiles had feathers over 200 million years ago

Dec 17th 2018, 6:30 AM 10,907 Views 13 Comments

The discovery has been hailed as shifting our knowledge concerning the origin of feathers.

# research - Sunday 16 December, 2018

Brainwaves suppress obvious ideas to help us think more creatively, study finds
# Research
# Research

Brainwaves suppress obvious ideas to help us think more creatively, study finds

Dec 16th 2018, 8:00 AM 6,378 Views 0 Comments

Creativity requires humans to break away from more common and easily reached ideas.

# research - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Youths who identify as sexual minorities more vulnerable to depression from age 10
# Research
# Research

Youths who identify as sexual minorities more vulnerable to depression from age 10

Dec 12th 2018, 6:30 AM 9,792 Views 33 Comments

Findings suggest that sexual minority youths and are four times more likely to report recent self-harm at ages 16 and 21 years than their heterosexual peers.