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# 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 10,512 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 10,445 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 20,466 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 11,327 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 6,402 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 6,378 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 15,762 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 38,964 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 31,533 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 8,704 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 16,105 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 22,012 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 9,254 Views 21 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 16,797 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 10,338 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 5,771 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 18,014 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 8,604 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 10,210 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 9,816 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 15,654 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 6,253 Views 5 Comments

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

# study - Friday 12 October, 2018

Caesarean section use has almost doubled globally since 2000
# Warning
# Warning

Caesarean section use has almost doubled globally since 2000

Oct 12th 2018, 6:10 AM 13,112 Views 26 Comments

There are dangers associated with the procedure.

# study - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Study says humans can recognise 5,000 faces
# Research
# Research

Study says humans can recognise 5,000 faces

Oct 10th 2018, 2:40 PM 6,929 Views 13 Comments

The study by the University of York found that humans could recall between 1,000 to 10,000 faces.

# study - Sunday 23 September, 2018

It's not just for kids - even adults appear to benefit from a regular bedtime, study finds
# Research
# Research

It's not just for kids - even adults appear to benefit from a regular bedtime, study finds

Sep 23rd 2018, 8:00 PM 25,804 Views 4 Comments

The study found that irregular sleepers were also more likely to report depression and stress than regular sleepers.

# study - Sunday 16 September, 2018

Male tennis players punished more than women - report
# Study
From The42
# Study

Male tennis players punished more than women - report

Sep 16th 2018, 2:55 PM 6,941 Views 11 Comments

Men were fined 344 times compared to 140 for “audible obscenity” and 287 to 67 for unsportsmanlike conduct.

# study - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Drinking full-fat milk can 'lower the risk of heart disease'
# Ticker Shape
# Ticker Shape

Drinking full-fat milk can 'lower the risk of heart disease'

Sep 12th 2018, 6:05 AM 24,752 Views 50 Comments

Good news for whole-fat milk enthusiasts – a new study suggests consuming same can lower your chances of death by heart disease.

The Junior Cert results are out today - here's all you need to know
# Results Are In
# Results Are In

The Junior Cert results are out today - here's all you need to know

Sep 12th 2018, 6:01 AM 30,830 Views 12 Comments

Grades in the pillar subjects of Irish, English, and Maths remain relatively unchanged from previous years.

# study - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Over 1.4 billion adults globally at risk of disease from not doing enough physical activity
# Study
# Study

Over 1.4 billion adults globally at risk of disease from not doing enough physical activity

Sep 5th 2018, 6:20 AM 44,122 Views 21 Comments

The diseases include type two diabetes, dementia, cardiovascular disease and some cancers.

# study - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Being homeless for more than six months can significantly damage children's health - study
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Being homeless for more than six months can significantly damage children's health - study

Sep 4th 2018, 6:10 AM 13,148 Views 30 Comments

Although the study is US-based, many factors of it still ring true for those children who are homeless in Ireland.

# study - Sunday 26 August, 2018

This is how much sleep you should be getting every night for maximum heart healthiness
# The Sweet Spot
# The Sweet Spot

This is how much sleep you should be getting every night for maximum heart healthiness

Aug 26th 2018, 10:00 PM 95,560 Views 34 Comments

Much less than six hours, and anything more than eight puts you at a significantly higher risk of heart trouble, new research suggests.

# study - Saturday 25 August, 2018

No partitions between desks may be 'healthier' for office workers
# Study
# Study

No partitions between desks may be 'healthier' for office workers

Aug 25th 2018, 4:00 PM 15,222 Views 19 Comments

This layout is linked to higher levels of physical activity while at work, and lower levels of stress outside the office, a new study suggests.

# study - Friday 24 August, 2018

Alcohol is linked to 2.8 million deaths worldwide each year
# Slainte
# Slainte

Alcohol is linked to 2.8 million deaths worldwide each year

Aug 24th 2018, 6:15 AM 12,919 Views 23 Comments

The study’s authors said that there is no safe level of alcohol as benefits are outweighed other effects of drinking.

# study - Monday 20 August, 2018

A third of fruit and veg 'too ugly' to sell
# Not Very A Peeling
# Not Very A Peeling

A third of fruit and veg 'too ugly' to sell

Aug 20th 2018, 4:00 PM 13,747 Views 33 Comments

More than 50 million tonnes of fruits and vegetables are discarded each year in Europe.

# study - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Poor sleep triggers viral loneliness and social rejection, study finds
# Sleep Deprivation
# Sleep Deprivation

Poor sleep triggers viral loneliness and social rejection, study finds

Aug 19th 2018, 9:00 PM 28,066 Views 21 Comments

That alienating vibe also makes sleep-deprived individuals more socially unattractive to others.

# study - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Exceptionally hot weather expected for another four years, researchers say
# Heating Up
# Heating Up

Exceptionally hot weather expected for another four years, researchers say

Aug 15th 2018, 2:32 PM 24,967 Views 37 Comments

Manmade global warming and a natural change in the Earth’s temperature will join forces over the coming years, the study suggested.

Irish scientists discover new treatment to help prevent relapse of aggressive form of breast cancer
# Study
# Study

Irish scientists discover new treatment to help prevent relapse of aggressive form of breast cancer

Aug 15th 2018, 10:00 AM 15,663 Views 22 Comments

The groundbreaking research was conducted by scientists at the Apoptosis Research Centre in NUIG.

# study - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

E-cigarette vapour can damage immune system in lungs, study suggests
# Study
# Study

E-cigarette vapour can damage immune system in lungs, study suggests

Aug 14th 2018, 2:53 PM 15,065 Views 52 Comments

Some of the effects were similar to those seen in regular smokers and people with chronic lung disease.

# study - Sunday 12 August, 2018

New study finds that men can get postpartum depression too
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

New study finds that men can get postpartum depression too

Aug 12th 2018, 12:00 PM 15,756 Views 30 Comments

Previous studies have found that men sometimes exhibit symptoms reminiscent of pregnancy.

Out of your league? Study shows most online daters seek more desirable mates
# Research
# Research

Out of your league? Study shows most online daters seek more desirable mates

Aug 12th 2018, 7:00 AM 15,616 Views 10 Comments

The majority of people in the analysed dating networks contact other people who are 25% more desirable than themselves.