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# 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 25,044 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 14,719 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 15,404 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 28,490 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 16,266 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 60,126 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 11,951 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 59,964 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 51,828 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 13,363 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 14,699 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 13,547 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 9,258 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 7,677 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 8,363 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 6,260 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 8,775 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 23,390 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 20,001 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 9,019 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 24,614 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 10,548 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 15,173 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 24,570 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 14,729 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 50,155 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 19,458 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 16,453 Views 92 Comments

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
# Nerve Transfer
# Nerve Transfer

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

Jul 5th 2019, 8:16 AM 12,473 Views 9 Comments

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

# study - Thursday 27 June, 2019

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

Brain disease found in two Australian rugby league players

Jun 27th 2019, 12:14 PM 26,908 Views 12 Comments

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
# Masters Of Manipulation
# Masters Of Manipulation

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

Jun 18th 2019, 8:18 AM 15,884 Views 26 Comments

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
# Food For Thought
# Food For Thought

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

Jun 12th 2019, 10:21 AM 15,896 Views 37 Comments

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
# Nature
# Nature

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

Jun 11th 2019, 10:37 AM 7,827 Views 11 Comments

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
# World's Cup
# World's Cup

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

Jun 9th 2019, 8:15 AM 42,973 Views 20 Comments

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
# Study
# Study

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

Jun 5th 2019, 6:20 AM 12,251 Views 16 Comments

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
# Abortion

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

May 21st 2019, 3:27 PM 6,468 Views 5 Comments

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
# Research
# Research

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

Apr 7th 2019, 10:30 AM 9,848 Views 12 Comments

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
# Tipple
# Tipple

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

Mar 28th 2019, 11:41 AM 23,820 Views 56 Comments

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
# Deal Or No Deal
# Deal Or No Deal

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

Mar 26th 2019, 12:05 AM 30,684 Views 32 Comments

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