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# study - Friday 5 July, 2019

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 12,483 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 26,928 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 15,932 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 15,926 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 7,892 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 43,009 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 12,262 Views 15 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 6,476 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 9,870 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 23,857 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 30,715 Views 32 Comments

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
# Video Games
# Video Games

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

Mar 24th 2019, 9:30 AM 7,241 Views 1 Comment

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

# study - 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 13,830 Views 55 Comments

The US Food and Drug Administration has declared youth e-cigarette use as an epidemic in the country.

# study - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Upscaling rollout of HPV vaccine could 'eliminate' cervical cancer in some countries, study finds
# Cervical Cancer
# Cervical Cancer

Upscaling rollout of HPV vaccine could 'eliminate' cervical cancer in some countries, study finds

Feb 20th 2019, 7:06 AM 6,154 Views 10 Comments

The disease claims the lives of more than 300,000 women every year.

# study - Sunday 10 February, 2019

Millennials still recognise songs from music's 1960s-90s golden age, study finds
# Music Knowledge
# Music Knowledge

Millennials still recognise songs from music's 1960s-90s golden age, study finds

Feb 10th 2019, 7:00 PM 18,298 Views 39 Comments

By contrast, their recognition of musical hits from 2000 to 2015 diminishes rapidly over time.

# study - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Bees have brains that can figure out basic maths, new study finds
# Buzz Buzz
# Buzz Buzz

Bees have brains that can figure out basic maths, new study finds

Feb 9th 2019, 10:45 AM 13,849 Views 24 Comments

The researchers built on their previous finding that honeybees can understand the concept of zero.

# study - Friday 8 February, 2019

Wine before beer, or beer before wine? Either way, you'll be hungover - study
# Remedies
# Remedies

Wine before beer, or beer before wine? Either way, you'll be hungover - study

Feb 8th 2019, 7:32 AM 17,181 Views 33 Comments

“The only reliable way of predicting how miserable you’ll feel the next day is by how drunk you feel and whether you are sick.”

# study - Saturday 2 February, 2019

Better forecasts may be possible with new research on extreme rainfall patterns
# Study
# Study

Better forecasts may be possible with new research on extreme rainfall patterns

Feb 2nd 2019, 9:30 AM 8,633 Views 10 Comments

The new research has revealed that there are larger-scale global patterns to extreme rainfall events.

# study - Saturday 12 January, 2019

How and why the brain decides whether to hold 'em or fold 'em
# Research
# Research

How and why the brain decides whether to hold 'em or fold 'em

Jan 12th 2019, 9:30 AM 10,534 Views 11 Comments

A team of researchers are John Hopkins University has found out why the brain makes high-risk decisions.

# study - Friday 11 January, 2019

Young teenagers' privacy at risk and left vulnerable on Yubo app - DCU study
# Social Media
# Social Media

Young teenagers' privacy at risk and left vulnerable on Yubo app - DCU study

Jan 11th 2019, 6:01 AM 10,472 Views 3 Comments

Fifteen-year-olds are the most prevalent users of Yubo, representing almost one-third of the overall sample.

# study - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Researches reveal how the brain tells you to scratch an itch
# Itchy And Scratchy
# Itchy And Scratchy

Researches reveal how the brain tells you to scratch an itch

Jan 6th 2019, 8:00 PM 20,507 Views 11 Comments

The itch-scratching cycle can significantly impair quality of life and lead to serious skin and tissue damage.

# study - Friday 4 January, 2019

Guide suggests not enough evidence that screen time is harmful to children's health
# Study
# Study

Guide suggests not enough evidence that screen time is harmful to children's health

Jan 4th 2019, 9:58 AM 11,346 Views 20 Comments

Published by the RCPCH the guide consulted 109 children and young people across the UK.

# study - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Removing sweets from supermarket checkouts linked to fall in unhealthy snack purchases
# Research
# Research

Removing sweets from supermarket checkouts linked to fall in unhealthy snack purchases

Dec 23rd 2018, 7:45 AM 6,465 Views 11 Comments

That’s according to a study published in the Plos Medicine journal this week.

# study - Sunday 16 December, 2018

Brainwaves suppress obvious ideas to help us think more creatively, study finds
# Research
# Research

Brainwaves suppress obvious ideas to help us think more creatively, study finds

Dec 16th 2018, 8:00 AM 6,384 Views 0 Comments

Creativity requires humans to break away from more common and easily reached ideas.

# study - Thursday 13 December, 2018

There's a higher risk of having a heart attack on Christmas Eve - study
# British Medical Journal
# British Medical Journal

There's a higher risk of having a heart attack on Christmas Eve - study

Dec 13th 2018, 6:05 PM 15,785 Views 18 Comments

The risk is also higher during New Years’ Day and Midsummer holidays, and on Monday mornings.

# study - Sunday 9 December, 2018

This ancient strain of plague may have aided in wipeout of Neolithic Europeans
# Plague
# Plague

This ancient strain of plague may have aided in wipeout of Neolithic Europeans

Dec 9th 2018, 7:00 AM 39,009 Views 4 Comments

New research suggests that plague may have been spread among Neolithic European settlements by traders.

# study - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Too much sleep linked to increased risk of death and heart disease - study
# European Heart Journal
# European Heart Journal

Too much sleep linked to increased risk of death and heart disease - study

Dec 5th 2018, 2:40 PM 31,546 Views 25 Comments

The recommended amount of sleep is about six to eight hours a day.

New report details surge in activity from far-right Twitter accounts during Mediterranean crisis
# Refugees
# Refugees

New report details surge in activity from far-right Twitter accounts during Mediterranean crisis

Dec 5th 2018, 6:05 AM 8,729 Views 31 Comments

Dublin City University analysed almost 7.5 million tweets during the period October 2015- May 2016.

# study - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Thyroid cancer impact on children and teens following Fukushima nuclear accident
# Study
# Study

Thyroid cancer impact on children and teens following Fukushima nuclear accident

Dec 1st 2018, 9:00 AM 16,147 Views 27 Comments

More than 3,600 people died from causes such as illness and suicide linked to the aftermath of the tragedy.

# study - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Suicide: Concerns that Netflix show 13 Reasons Why could lead to 'copycat cases'
# New Research
# New Research

Suicide: Concerns that Netflix show 13 Reasons Why could lead to 'copycat cases'

Nov 21st 2018, 6:10 AM 22,041 Views 23 Comments

The popular Netflix drama has proven controversial, with research around the world ongoing.

# study - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Antidepressant prescriptions increased after Brexit vote
# England
# England

Antidepressant prescriptions increased after Brexit vote

Nov 20th 2018, 11:35 PM 9,266 Views 20 Comments

The UK voted to leave the EU on 23 June 2016.

# study - Monday 19 November, 2018

MDMA makes you more likely to cooperate, but only with trustworthy people - study
# MDMA
# MDMA

MDMA makes you more likely to cooperate, but only with trustworthy people - study

Nov 19th 2018, 9:38 PM 16,848 Views 23 Comments

The team behind the study said their findings could help the treatment of psychiatric conditions such as PTSD.

# study - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Growing up in Ireland: Just one in four 9-year-olds get recommended level of physical activity
# Families
# Families

Growing up in Ireland: Just one in four 9-year-olds get recommended level of physical activity

Nov 8th 2018, 6:47 AM 10,359 Views 13 Comments

One quarter reported being physically active for at least 60 minutes every day.

Smoking and diabetes have a greater impact on heart attack risk in women than men - study
# Bmj
# Bmj

Smoking and diabetes have a greater impact on heart attack risk in women than men - study

Nov 8th 2018, 6:15 AM 5,787 Views 11 Comments

Smoking increased a woman’s risk of a heart attack by 55% more than it increased the risk in a man.

# study - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Many non-Irish nationals are as likely to be employed and as educated as Irish people
# Study
# Study

Many non-Irish nationals are as likely to be employed and as educated as Irish people

Nov 7th 2018, 6:10 AM 18,098 Views 57 Comments

Research published by the ESRI this morning examines how well migrants are settling into Ireland.

# study - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Culture strongly influences how young people cope with natural disasters, study finds
# Natural Disasters
# Natural Disasters

Culture strongly influences how young people cope with natural disasters, study finds

Nov 4th 2018, 6:00 AM 8,625 Views 2 Comments

“We found that culture really matters in terms of how adolescents respond to a disaster.”

# study - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

There are more people who drink, smoke and have illnesses in deprived areas
# Health Study
# Health Study

There are more people who drink, smoke and have illnesses in deprived areas

Oct 24th 2018, 6:30 AM 10,237 Views 26 Comments

In the last 3 years, the number of smokers in Ireland decreased by 80,000.

# study - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

For 25% of young adults, the 2016 US election was a 'traumatic experience'
# Study
# Study

For 25% of young adults, the 2016 US election was a 'traumatic experience'

Oct 23rd 2018, 6:15 AM 9,826 Views 35 Comments

“There was a lot of discourse around race and identity… I think that really heightened stress for a lot of people,” the lead author said.

# study - Saturday 20 October, 2018

E-cigarette vaping causes skin wounds to heal more slowly - study
# QUIT SMOKING
# QUIT SMOKING

E-cigarette vaping causes skin wounds to heal more slowly - study

Oct 20th 2018, 8:30 AM 15,753 Views 24 Comments

Studies have indicated that e-cigarettes aren’t necessarily healthy, but could be less damaging than normal cigarettes.

# study - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

France defied poor stats to win 2018 World Cup, says Fifa report
# Study
From The42
# Study

France defied poor stats to win 2018 World Cup, says Fifa report

Oct 16th 2018, 6:34 PM 6,325 Views 5 Comments

The report also said that the competition was short of classic playmakers.