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# 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 31,217 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 21,364 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 17,586 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 11,472 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 63,361 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 31,417 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 19,408 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 18,794 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 12,414 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 19,802 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 16,656 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 25,439 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 25,061 Views 46 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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

May 29th 2020, 11:42 AM 14,746 Views 26 Comments

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
# Economic Impact
# Economic Impact

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

May 25th 2020, 11:37 AM 15,426 Views 17 Comments

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?
# Psychology
# Psychology

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

May 23rd 2020, 6:30 AM 28,676 Views 33 Comments

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
# Little Critters
# Little Critters

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

Apr 23rd 2020, 10:28 PM 16,303 Views 32 Comments

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
# Sunshine
# Sunshine

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

Apr 23rd 2020, 5:32 PM 60,213 Views 53 Comments

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
# Sample
# Sample

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

Apr 23rd 2020, 8:01 AM 11,958 Views 29 Comments

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

Apr 22nd 2020, 6:10 AM 59,972 Views 55 Comments

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
# National Study
# National Study

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

Apr 16th 2020, 6:30 AM 51,866 Views 94 Comments

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
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

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

Mar 17th 2020, 6:05 AM 13,457 Views 98 Comments

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
# Irish Research
# Irish Research

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

Feb 20th 2020, 9:25 PM 14,745 Views 29 Comments

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'
# 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 13,648 Views 13 Comments

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
# Cystic Fibrosis

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

Dec 3rd 2019, 6:10 AM 9,274 Views 5 Comments

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'
# Study
# Study

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

Nov 28th 2019, 6:00 AM 7,736 Views 79 Comments

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
# Measles
# Measles

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

Nov 1st 2019, 7:13 AM 8,376 Views 5 Comments

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

# study - 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 6,285 Views 6 Comments

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
# Food Labelling
# Food Labelling

Restaurants with nutritional info on menus serve healthier food

Oct 17th 2019, 6:10 AM 8,805 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.

# study - 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 23,541 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.

# study - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Black carbon from air pollution 'found in placentas'
# Air Pollution
# Air Pollution

Black carbon from air pollution 'found in placentas'

Sep 17th 2019, 10:10 PM 20,013 Views 15 Comments

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
# Study
# Study

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

Sep 9th 2019, 2:03 PM 9,048 Views 3 Comments

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
# Study
# Study

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

Aug 22nd 2019, 10:54 AM 24,625 Views 30 Comments

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
# Microplastics
# Microplastics

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

Aug 15th 2019, 5:43 PM 10,560 Views 17 Comments

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
# Caffeine
# Caffeine

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

Aug 8th 2019, 6:20 AM 15,193 Views 15 Comments

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
# Glyphosate
# Glyphosate

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

Jul 27th 2019, 9:00 AM 24,586 Views 44 Comments

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
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

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

Jul 23rd 2019, 4:00 PM 14,962 Views 76 Comments

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
# Period Poverty
# Period Poverty

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

Jul 17th 2019, 6:30 AM 50,191 Views 35 Comments

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
# Report
# Report

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

Jul 9th 2019, 1:16 PM 19,578 Views 38 Comments

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
# Depression
# Depression

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

Jul 5th 2019, 8:57 AM 16,646 Views 92 Comments

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