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# Study

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70% of female students in Ireland experience sexual hostility or gender harassment
Parents with severe trauma in childhood more likely to have children with behavioural problems
Men's testosterone levels largely determined by their childhood environment, study finds
Marriage is (literally) good for the heart, new study finds
What makes someone go from being hungry to hangry? Scientists may have found out
People who abstain from alcohol are off sick more often than the average drinker - study
How many people need to take a stand to instigate social change?
One in every five young adult deaths in the US is related to opioids
This is how much exercise is needed to help improve thinking skills
Alcohol a factor in 1 in 20 cases at emergency departments
Study shows overweight people twice as likely to survive when hospitalised for infectious disease
Can chimpanzee vocalisations reveal the origins of human language? This study found out
Study looks at whether women who have had a C-section should attempt vaginal birth
Enjoy saunas? New research finds they significantly lower risk of stroke
Women who eat fast food and little or no fruit take longer to become pregnant, study finds
'My fear was what if the baby had HIV. When I had my daughter, thank god, she was HIV negative'
Mid-life anxiety may be linked to dementia in later life
Galaxies grow bigger and puffier as they age, new study finds
Saving a penalty: This is how science helps predict the match score
Victims of bullying 'predominantly taunted about weight or body image'
A single concussion may increase the risk of Parkinson's disease by 56%
After we increased the minimum wage in 2016, unemployment didn’t go up (contrary to warnings)
This is why expressive brows might have mattered during human evolution
If you're a night owl, you're likely to die younger...
75% of chronic pulmonary disease cases linked to childhood illnesses and parental smoking
Men perceive themselves as smarter, even compared to women whose grades are just as good
Parts of the Amazon thought uninhabited were actually home to up to a million people
Banana plant extract could be key to creamier, longer lasting ice cream
Sick air travelers are mostly likely to infect those in the next row, study reveals
Two-thirds of Deaf community face difficulty finding out about their rights
Myth debunked: Neither the low-carb nor the low-fat diet is superior
New blood and urine tests can indicate autism in children earlier
'A gender equality paradox': Countries with more gender equality have fewer female STEM grads
Study finds possible link between cancer and ultra-processed foods like TV dinners
Single dads at higher risk of premature death than single mothers or couples - study
Organic food provides significant environmental benefits to vegetarian diets - research
People living in areas of high radon exposure at higher risk of lung cancer
Why do we trust, or not trust, strangers? The answer is based on those we've previously known
Ibuprofen during pregnancy could harm fertility of unborn baby girls - study
Migraine associated with heart attack, stroke, blood clots and irregular heart rate