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

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

# study - Friday 29 May, 2020

Irish-focused study finds no evidence that Covid-19 was transmitted in schools before government closures

The authors suggest that evidence of transmission among school children has yet to emerge.

# study - Monday 25 May, 2020

Greater Dublin best placed to deal with post-Covid crisis due to remote working options, UCC study finds

The study warns there are regional implications due to dependency on sectors less able to work remotely and socially distance.

# study - Saturday 23 May, 2020

Take a survey: How has the news affected your reaction to Covid-19?

A psychology study is kicking off in UCD and UCC.

# study - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Earth has lost more than one quarter of land-dwelling insects in the past 30 years

Insects are disappearing at a rate of just under 1% a year with much variation from place to place.

New research suggests Vitamin D can reduce severity of Covid-19 symptoms

Vitamin D is present in foods such as oily fish, cheese and egg yolks.

UK announces large-scale study to track the spread of Covid-19

At first, 25,000 people will be tested using self-administered nose and throat swabs to see if they have Covid-19.

# study - 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

# study - Thursday 16 April, 2020

Coronavirus: Two in three Irish people would accept vaccine for themselves or their children

The findings were made as part of a new study into how Ireland is coping with Covid-19.

# study - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

Trans people with gender-aligned passports and birth certificates less likely to feel suicidal, new research finds

More than 22,000 trans men and women were surveyed for the study.

# study - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Keeping opioid dependents in methadone treatment for longer saves lives, study finds

Drug-related deaths were found to be significantly higher at the start of treatment and in the first month after it finished.

# study - 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.

# study - 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.

# study - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Irish newspaper coverage of climate change low by European standards and 'predominantly political'

Research found that climate science was generally not contested in Irish reporting.

# study - 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.

# study - 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.

# study - 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.

# study - 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.

# study - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Black carbon from air pollution 'found in placentas'

Air pollution is known to have potentially devastating impacts on children’s health.

# study - 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.

# study - 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.

# study - 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.

# study - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Three cups of coffee a day increases your chances of a migraine, according to new research

One to two caffeinated drinks were reported to have no impact on migraine odds but any more than that increased the likelihood of one occurring.

# study - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Researchers call for Irish families to take part in study of controversial weedkiller

The Austrian government recently banned glyphosate products over fears that it could cause cancer.

# study - 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.

# study - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

First scientific review of menstrual cups finds they're safe - and leak the same as other sanitary products

Results from 13 studies suggest that 70% of women wanted to continue using menstrual cups once they knew how to use them.

# study - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Ireland has third highest weekly hours of 'unpaid work' across EU

A new report found Irish adults spend an average of 16 hours per week caring and 14.5 hours on housework.

# study - Friday 5 July, 2019

Chronic depression: Young people in Ireland worst affected compared to European counterparts

Data for 2014 shows that 4% of Europeans aged 15-24 were chronically depressed.

Arm function restored to paralysed patients as part of groundbreaking Australian study

Two years after the procedure, most participants were able to feed themselves, use tools and handle electronic devices.

# study - Thursday 27 June, 2019

From The42 Brain disease found in two Australian rugby league players Study

Brain disease found in two Australian rugby league players

They said the unnamed subjects were both middle-aged former professionals.

# study - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Dogs may have evolved 'puppy dog eyes' to communicate with humans

It turns out dogs have evolved human-like eyebrow muscles.

# study - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Fast-food kids' meals have less energy, fat, and salt than full-service restaurants - study

Meal deal options, although cheaper, can exceed dietary recommendations when compared to a single kid’s main course.

# study - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Over 500 plant species became extinct in the past 250 years, new study finds

A new study has found that plant extinction is occurring up to 500 times faster than ‘natural’ rates.

# study - Sunday 9 June, 2019

What is the world drinking? New data reveals which types of drink are popular around the world

The research is one of the most thorough studies on beverage consumption ever conducted.

# study - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

A bee can process numbers in the same way that a human does

Previous studies have shown other animals have similar cognitive functions to humans.

# study - 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.

# study - Sunday 7 April, 2019

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

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

# study - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Drinking a bottle of wine a week carries the same cancer risk as smoking 5-10 cigarettes, study finds

The researchers said even moderate drinking increases the risk of developing cancer in your lifetime.

# study - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Here's how various post-Brexit scenarios could impact the Irish economy

A new ESRI and Department of Finance report has examined what could happen in various scenarios.

# study - Sunday 24 March, 2019

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

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

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