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# 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 7,225 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 13,766 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 6,147 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 18,206 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 13,817 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 17,160 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 8,624 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 10,525 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 10,456 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 20,477 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 11,334 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 6,420 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 15,770 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 38,972 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 31,536 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 8,709 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 16,119 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 22,013 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 9,256 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 16,807 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 10,344 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 5,777 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 18,059 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 8,605 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 10,216 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 9,817 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 15,676 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 6,288 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 13,120 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 25,809 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 6,945 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 24,786 Views 52 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 30,888 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 44,131 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 13,165 Views 28 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 95,566 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 15,244 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 12,926 Views 23 Comments

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