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# 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 17,415 Views 7 Comments

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

Apr 22nd 2020, 6:10 AM 59,965 Views 55 Comments

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
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

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

Apr 21st 2020, 6:05 AM 20,764 Views 7 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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

Apr 10th 2020, 12:05 AM 64,731 Views 59 Comments

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
# Queen's University
# Queen's University

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

Apr 7th 2020, 12:54 PM 14,736 Views 15 Comments

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
# Hubei Province
# Hubei Province

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

Apr 1st 2020, 7:17 AM 25,604 Views 95 Comments

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
# Change Of Tack
# Change Of Tack

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

Updated Mar 17th 2020, 12:37 PM 44,841 Views 64 Comments

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
# Waiting For Therapy
# Waiting For Therapy

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

Feb 21st 2020, 7:31 PM 18,628 Views 37 Comments

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
# Gut Feeling
# Gut Feeling

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

Feb 18th 2020, 8:42 AM 27,183 Views 24 Comments

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

# research - Monday 17 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 17th 2020, 4:25 PM 6,442 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Screen Time
# Screen Time

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

Jan 29th 2020, 6:45 AM 13,565 Views 13 Comments

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'
# Research
# Research

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

Jan 29th 2020, 6:10 AM 23,136 Views 28 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 17th 2019, 5:00 PM 33,679 Views 17 Comments

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
# Research
# Research

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

Dec 5th 2019, 8:56 AM 11,423 Views 39 Comments

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
# Cystic Fibrosis

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

Dec 3rd 2019, 6:10 AM 9,258 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 22,874 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 41,524 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 27,892 Views 45 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
From The42
# 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 6,261 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 8,778 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 23,400 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 15,307 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 9,022 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 9,119 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 24,615 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 10,550 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 7,615 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 14,734 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 10,308 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 27,964 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 13,241 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 6,469 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 27,310 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 9,852 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 23,647 Views 14 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 13,386 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 7,226 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 13,771 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 29,364 Views 35 Comments

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