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# study - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

'A hidden pandemic of orphanhood': One million children worldwide have lost a parent to Covid-19
# Study
# Study

'A hidden pandemic of orphanhood': One million children worldwide have lost a parent to Covid-19

Jul 21st 2021, 6:00 AM 7,795 Views 4 Comments

A new study based Covid-19 orphanhood figures on mortality data from 21 countries accounting for 77% of global Covid-19 deaths.

# study - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

Drinking coffee associated with reduced risk of chronic liver disease new study claims
# Cure For Liver Ills
# Cure For Liver Ills

Drinking coffee associated with reduced risk of chronic liver disease new study claims

Jun 22nd 2021, 11:36 AM 13,163 Views 16 Comments

The benefit peaked at three to four cups per day, according to new research.

# study - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Growing up in Ireland: Latest results from study give in-depth look at lives of country's nine-year-olds
# Growing Up In Ireland
# Growing Up In Ireland

Growing up in Ireland: Latest results from study give in-depth look at lives of country's nine-year-olds

Jun 16th 2021, 6:00 AM 19,253 Views 37 Comments

The new report looks at the lives of young people who were aged nine in 2017/2018.

# study - Friday 4 June, 2021

Microplastics in Irish waters 'pass up the food chain' into systems of humans and larger animals
# Study
# Study

Microplastics in Irish waters 'pass up the food chain' into systems of humans and larger animals

Jun 4th 2021, 6:09 PM 12,616 Views 13 Comments

The findings were contained in research carried out by scientists at UCC.

# study - Thursday 27 May, 2021

Noble false widow spider bites can require hospital treatment – study
# Nui Galway
# Nui Galway

Noble false widow spider bites can require hospital treatment – study

May 27th 2021, 7:31 AM 26,871 Views 19 Comments

A study confirms that some bite victims experience symptoms very similar to the true black widow spiders.

# study - Thursday 6 May, 2021

Israel study shows two doses of Pfizer vaccine give 95.3% protection from the virus
# Good News
# Good News

Israel study shows two doses of Pfizer vaccine give 95.3% protection from the virus

May 6th 2021, 6:00 AM 19,258 Views 11 Comments

Over 70% of the population has received two doses of the vaccine.

# study - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Covid-19 vaccines mixing trial expands to include two additional jabs
# Study
# Study

Covid-19 vaccines mixing trial expands to include two additional jabs

Apr 14th 2021, 8:49 AM 21,887 Views 23 Comments

The trial will investigate whether different vaccines can be used for first and second doses.

# study - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Toddler tablet use linked to behavioural problems – study
# Screen Time
# Screen Time

Toddler tablet use linked to behavioural problems – study

Mar 18th 2021, 8:35 AM 64,142 Views 28 Comments

Researchers said that increased screen time has ‘multiple risks’ for child wellbeing.

# study - 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.

# study - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Minimum wage hike did not lead to higher labour costs – ESRI
# Minimum Wage
# Minimum Wage

Minimum wage hike did not lead to higher labour costs – ESRI

Feb 18th 2021, 7:30 AM 14,428 Views 24 Comments

There was no evidence that firms reduced their number of employees in response to the minimum wage increase.

# study - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Covid-19: UK researchers launch world-first study that will deliberately infect people with virus
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: UK researchers launch world-first study that will deliberately infect people with virus

Feb 17th 2021, 1:30 PM 16,668 Views 12 Comments

The trial will start in the coming weeks.

# study - Sunday 31 January, 2021

Believers in Covid-19 conspiracies in the UK less likely to accept vaccine, study shows
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

Believers in Covid-19 conspiracies in the UK less likely to accept vaccine, study shows

Jan 31st 2021, 12:30 PM 15,098 Views 42 Comments

The research was carried out by the University of Bristol and King’s College London.

# study - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Self-isolation after contact with a Covid-19 case could be cut to seven days – study
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Self-isolation after contact with a Covid-19 case could be cut to seven days – study

Jan 21st 2021, 7:31 AM 25,942 Views 17 Comments

New research has suggested that people who test negative after seven days of quarantine are unlikely to be infectious.

# study - Monday 18 January, 2021

Possibility of 'long Covid' could be established in patients soon after they are infected
# Study
# Study

Possibility of 'long Covid' could be established in patients soon after they are infected

Jan 18th 2021, 4:42 PM 54,751 Views 18 Comments

New research suggests why some people experience longer-lasting symptoms of the virus.

# study - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

At least 20% of world population may not have access to Covid-19 vaccine until 2022, study warns
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

At least 20% of world population may not have access to Covid-19 vaccine until 2022, study warns

Dec 16th 2020, 6:10 AM 9,374 Views 16 Comments

A second study estimates that 3.7 billion adults worldwide are willing to have a Covid-19 vaccine.

# study - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Irish scientists discover cause of 'skin-eating' conditions from False Widow spiders
# Study
# Study

Irish scientists discover cause of 'skin-eating' conditions from False Widow spiders

Dec 1st 2020, 1:00 PM 27,524 Views 23 Comments

The finding was the result of research carried out by scientists at NUI Galway.

# study - 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 65,274 Views 36 Comments

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

# study - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Young people who talk to parents about relationships 'significantly more likely' to use contraception during sex
# Esri Report
# Esri Report

Young people who talk to parents about relationships 'significantly more likely' to use contraception during sex

Nov 10th 2020, 6:20 AM 16,850 Views 9 Comments

The findings are included in a report published today by the HSE and ESRI.

# study - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Cyberbullying rates in Ireland soared by '28% during lockdown'
# Cyberbullying
# Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying rates in Ireland soared by '28% during lockdown'

Nov 5th 2020, 10:29 PM 10,427 Views 10 Comments

The younger children were, the more likely they were to be victims, the study found.

# study - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Thousands of Covid-19 deaths could be linked to air pollution – study
# Air Pollution
# Air Pollution

Thousands of Covid-19 deaths could be linked to air pollution – study

Oct 27th 2020, 7:05 AM 28,791 Views 16 Comments

Researchers estimate that around 15% of coronavirus deaths worldwide could be attributed to long-term exposure to tiny particles of pollution.

# study - Monday 26 October, 2020

Nearly one-fifth of Tallaght hospital staff found to have coronavirus antibodies
# Study
# Study

Nearly one-fifth of Tallaght hospital staff found to have coronavirus antibodies

Oct 26th 2020, 4:15 PM 109,533 Views 53 Comments

12% of participants had already tested positive for Covid-19 before this study.

# study - 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.

# study - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Two in five women who've experienced or are experiencing menopause think it's a taboo subject, research finds
# Study
# Study

Two in five women who've experienced or are experiencing menopause think it's a taboo subject, research finds

Oct 13th 2020, 9:29 AM 15,251 Views 22 Comments

Of those who don’t discuss their menopausal symptoms, 22% cite embarrassment as a factor.

# study - 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 38,660 Views 34 Comments

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

# study - 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 25,704 Views 40 Comments

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

# study - 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 46,821 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.

# study - Monday 17 August, 2020

Irish researchers begin new study on whether lockdown has led to more allergies
# Study
# Study

Irish researchers begin new study on whether lockdown has led to more allergies

Aug 17th 2020, 7:16 AM 22,994 Views 29 Comments

The research project will involve 1,000 babies born in Ireland at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic.

# study - Thursday 13 August, 2020

3.4 million people have had Covid-19 in England - far more than official figures - according to study
# Antibody Test
# Antibody Test

3.4 million people have had Covid-19 in England - far more than official figures - according to study

Aug 13th 2020, 7:06 AM 31,202 Views 52 Comments

The study tested for Covid-19 antibodies in 100,000 volunteers.

# study - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

No link to higher death rates from Covid-19 among ibuprofen users, study shows
# Ibuprofen
# Ibuprofen

No link to higher death rates from Covid-19 among ibuprofen users, study shows

Aug 12th 2020, 6:55 PM 21,355 Views 19 Comments

Scientists launched a review to assess ties to the drug and Covid-19.

# study - 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 17,566 Views 28 Comments

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

# study - Friday 24 July, 2020

Mothers 'unlikely' to pass Covid-19 on to newborn babies via breastfeeding if precautions are taken
# The Lancet
# The Lancet

Mothers 'unlikely' to pass Covid-19 on to newborn babies via breastfeeding if precautions are taken

Jul 24th 2020, 9:07 AM 11,445 Views 31 Comments

The findings were part of a preliminary study published in The Lancet.

Many Irish people 'may be in denial' about the amount of alcohol they drink
# Study
# Study

Many Irish people 'may be in denial' about the amount of alcohol they drink

Jul 24th 2020, 7:47 AM 62,511 Views 82 Comments

Only a third of regular binge drinkers in Ireland recognise their drinking as harmful.

# study - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

Parents of children under 5 and women 'hardest hit by Covid-19 lockdown'
# Study
# Study

Parents of children under 5 and women 'hardest hit by Covid-19 lockdown'

Jul 22nd 2020, 7:26 AM 31,399 Views 39 Comments

A study found no deterioration in mental health in men and the over-45s.

# study - Friday 26 June, 2020

Majority of children and teenagers with Covid-19 only experience mild symptoms, according to new research
# Symptomatic
# Symptomatic

Majority of children and teenagers with Covid-19 only experience mild symptoms, according to new research

Jun 26th 2020, 6:15 AM 18,196 Views 9 Comments

A separate study also published by the Lancet examined brain function complications as a result of Covid-19.

# study - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

82% of Irish adults willing to download Covid-19 contact tracing app
# Study
# Study

82% of Irish adults willing to download Covid-19 contact tracing app

Jun 24th 2020, 7:10 AM 18,781 Views 57 Comments

However, researchers involved in this study found that people are concerned about privacy.

# study - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Wet wipes: 50% of brands labelled 'flushable' actually contain microplastics (and shouldn't be flushed)
# Pollution
# Pollution

Wet wipes: 50% of brands labelled 'flushable' actually contain microplastics (and shouldn't be flushed)

Jun 23rd 2020, 6:20 AM 12,238 Views 21 Comments

The researched looked at how sanitary products are polluting Irish oceans.

Smoking, alcohol and poor diet: Over half of Irish 17-year-olds categorised as having 'unhealthy' lifestyles
# Growing Up In Ireland
# Growing Up In Ireland

Smoking, alcohol and poor diet: Over half of Irish 17-year-olds categorised as having 'unhealthy' lifestyles

Jun 23rd 2020, 6:00 AM 19,517 Views 18 Comments

The findings formed part of a study by the Economic and Social Research Institute.

# study - Friday 19 June, 2020

Medics call for DIY warning after hospital sees ladder-related injuries triple during Covid lockdown
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Medics call for DIY warning after hospital sees ladder-related injuries triple during Covid lockdown

Jun 19th 2020, 6:10 AM 16,583 Views 28 Comments

The recommendation was made as part of a new study by Irish researchers.

# study - Saturday 13 June, 2020

Physical distancing may have long-term impact on teenagers' relationships
# The Lancet
# The Lancet

Physical distancing may have long-term impact on teenagers' relationships

Jun 13th 2020, 7:00 AM 25,417 Views 19 Comments

“Even if physical distancing measures are temporary, several months represents a large proportion of a young person’s life,” one author of a scientific opinion piece said.

# study - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

'Much lower risk' of Covid-19 spreading beyond one metre - study
# The Lancet
# The Lancet

'Much lower risk' of Covid-19 spreading beyond one metre - study

Jun 2nd 2020, 11:08 AM 25,042 Views 46 Comments

A new study by The Lancet has analysed various measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

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