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# study - Thursday 30 November, 2017

'Real change': Breakthrough drug could halve length of migraine attacks
# Clear Head
# Clear Head

'Real change': Breakthrough drug could halve length of migraine attacks

Nov 30th 2017, 9:17 PM 13,826 Views 18 Comments

Half of those who took part in the trial saw the length of their migraine reduce when they took the drug erenumab.

# study - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Losing darkness at night: LED lights are boosting light pollution worldwide
# Goodnight To Night
# Goodnight To Night

Losing darkness at night: LED lights are boosting light pollution worldwide

Nov 23rd 2017, 11:11 AM 21,603 Views 24 Comments

Nighttime lights disrupt our body clocks and raise the risks of cancer, diabetes and depression.

# study - Monday 20 November, 2017

'Imagine getting rape threats when you open an app': The toll of online abuse on women
# Amnesty Survey
# Amnesty Survey

'Imagine getting rape threats when you open an app': The toll of online abuse on women

Nov 20th 2017, 9:20 AM 10,279 Views 58 Comments

Women in eight different countries reported feeling anxious, less confident and unable to sleep after receiving abuse online.

# study - Sunday 19 November, 2017

'Motivating alternative': Virtual reality therapy just as effective as regular therapy after stroke
# Research
# Research

'Motivating alternative': Virtual reality therapy just as effective as regular therapy after stroke

Nov 19th 2017, 7:30 AM 6,800 Views 2 Comments

That’s according to new research published in the Neurology journal.

# study - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Study shows video games could cut dementia risk in seniors
# Brain Training
# Brain Training

Study shows video games could cut dementia risk in seniors

Nov 16th 2017, 9:55 PM 11,023 Views 12 Comments

The trial studied nearly 3,000 older people.

# study - Friday 10 November, 2017

Ireland has only recovered by 41% from the recession
# Are We There Yet
# Are We There Yet

Ireland has only recovered by 41% from the recession

Nov 10th 2017, 6:10 AM 42,332 Views 87 Comments

The 2016 Deprivation Index, which is deemed to be a more detailed view of how the economy is performing, was published yesterday.

# study - Thursday 9 November, 2017

'Nobody should live in fear due to lack of garda resources': 45% of all agricultural crime not reported to gardaí
# Rural Crime
# Rural Crime

'Nobody should live in fear due to lack of garda resources': 45% of all agricultural crime not reported to gardaí

Nov 9th 2017, 5:20 PM 10,207 Views 35 Comments

A new ICSA study looks at why agricultural crimes are not being reported to gardaí.

# study - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

There's been a rise in weather-related disasters of almost 50% and it's being blamed on climate change
# Day After Tomorrow
# Day After Tomorrow

There's been a rise in weather-related disasters of almost 50% and it's being blamed on climate change

Oct 31st 2017, 6:00 AM 11,749 Views 79 Comments

Between 2007 and 2016, there was a 46% increases in the number of weather-related disasters.

# study - Monday 30 October, 2017

Doctors in Irish hospitals sharing sensitive patient data on Whatsapp
# Research
# Research

Doctors in Irish hospitals sharing sensitive patient data on Whatsapp

Oct 30th 2017, 11:25 AM 30,207 Views 57 Comments

A research paper has identified the widespread use of WhatsApp at the University Hospital Limerick.

# study - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Almost half of people with food allergies develop them in adulthood - US study
# Misconception
# Misconception

Almost half of people with food allergies develop them in adulthood - US study

Oct 28th 2017, 8:45 AM 11,802 Views 18 Comments

Shellfish and peanut allergies were the most common among US adults.

# study - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Oberstown: Almost half of children detained in centre at risk of abuse or neglect
# Study
# Study

Oberstown: Almost half of children detained in centre at risk of abuse or neglect

Oct 26th 2017, 10:33 AM 10,433 Views 27 Comments

This is according to the a new study into the detainees of the centre.

# study - Friday 20 October, 2017

Pollution linked to nine million deaths around the world in 2015 (and close to 1,800 of those were in Ireland)
# The Lancet
# The Lancet

Pollution linked to nine million deaths around the world in 2015 (and close to 1,800 of those were in Ireland)

Oct 20th 2017, 6:25 AM 9,803 Views 18 Comments

A major study in The Lancet looked at the effect pollution has on countries around the world.

# study - Thursday 19 October, 2017

No public health policy has 'been designed with the homeless population specifically in mind'
# Crisis Point
# Crisis Point

No public health policy has 'been designed with the homeless population specifically in mind'

Oct 19th 2017, 9:02 AM 4,963 Views 8 Comments

A new study has shown increases in the number of homeless people dying from drug and/or alcohol abuse and on methadone.

# study - Friday 13 October, 2017

Gamble on sports? 'Tone' of tweets can help predict the outcome of football matches
# Study
# Study

Gamble on sports? 'Tone' of tweets can help predict the outcome of football matches

Oct 13th 2017, 6:10 AM 9,595 Views 2 Comments

A study has found that the tone of a Twitter post that can predict when a team is more likely to win.

# study - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Meteorites splashing into warm ponds could have started life on Earth
# Dawn Of Life
# Dawn Of Life

Meteorites splashing into warm ponds could have started life on Earth

Oct 8th 2017, 11:30 AM 10,116 Views 70 Comments

A new study points to the life-giving potential of these “warm little ponds”.

# study - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Former rugby players suffer joint, bone problems - study
# Issues
From The42
# Issues

Former rugby players suffer joint, bone problems - study

Sep 28th 2017, 7:30 PM 6,832 Views 18 Comments

The participants were on average 60 years old, and they had played rugby for an average 20 years.

# study - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Sexual and aggressive impulses overlap in male animal brains, but not in females - study
# Brain
# Brain

Sexual and aggressive impulses overlap in male animal brains, but not in females - study

Sep 23rd 2017, 8:15 AM 17,442 Views 44 Comments

The finding could help develop a drug that would suppress extreme aggression in humans.

# study - Monday 18 September, 2017

Diesel emissions may be responsible for 5,000 deaths in Europe every year
# Pollution
# Pollution

Diesel emissions may be responsible for 5,000 deaths in Europe every year

Sep 18th 2017, 10:49 AM 12,542 Views 50 Comments

Researchers say almost half of those deaths could be preventable.

# study - Friday 15 September, 2017

Seven million deaths were caused by tobacco use last year
# Premature Death
# Premature Death

Seven million deaths were caused by tobacco use last year

Sep 15th 2017, 6:05 AM 9,560 Views 36 Comments

The study made findings on life expectancy and causes of death.

# study - Monday 11 September, 2017

Rise in house sales along commuter belts due to lack of affordable homes in Dublin
# For Sale
# For Sale

Rise in house sales along commuter belts due to lack of affordable homes in Dublin

Sep 11th 2017, 6:00 AM 22,746 Views 25 Comments

A MyHome.ie study shows the number of house sales has increased by 8.4% in the first half of 2017.

# study - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Many mislabelled moisturisers are causing problems for skin disorder sufferers
# Study
# Study

Many mislabelled moisturisers are causing problems for skin disorder sufferers

Sep 10th 2017, 5:00 PM 21,198 Views 17 Comments

A new study has found that moisturisers marked ‘fragrance free’ and ‘hypoallergenic’ often were not.

# study - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Heavy drinking may affect young male and female brains very differently
# Electric Responses
# Electric Responses

Heavy drinking may affect young male and female brains very differently

Sep 5th 2017, 9:17 AM 19,339 Views 26 Comments

There are hundreds of alcohol-related deaths in Ireland every year.

# study - Thursday 24 August, 2017

11 minutes of mindfulness enough to make heavy drinkers cut back on alcohol, study says
# All In The Mind
# All In The Mind

11 minutes of mindfulness enough to make heavy drinkers cut back on alcohol, study says

Aug 24th 2017, 6:05 AM 19,606 Views 12 Comments

New research suggests that mindfulness is more effective than relaxation techniques at curbing drinkers’ urges.

# study - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Most schools with low uptake rate of HPV vaccine are disadvantaged - study
# Irish Medical Journal
# Irish Medical Journal

Most schools with low uptake rate of HPV vaccine are disadvantaged - study

Aug 8th 2017, 5:39 PM 11,617 Views 69 Comments

The study examined 577 schools across the country and analysed figures from the 2013/2014 academic year.

# study - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Deadly heat waves could hit South Asia this century
# Global Warming
# Global Warming

Deadly heat waves could hit South Asia this century

Aug 6th 2017, 10:30 AM 16,013 Views 34 Comments

Global warming could lead to uninhabitable temperatures, a study found.

# study - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Women with history of gum disease at higher risk of cancer, study says
# Warning Signs
# Warning Signs

Women with history of gum disease at higher risk of cancer, study says

Aug 5th 2017, 11:00 AM 21,505 Views 12 Comments

Women who have a history of gum disease face a higher risk of several types of cancer, particularly tumours in the oesophagus and breasts.

# study - Friday 4 August, 2017

Study indicates diabetes drug could help slow progression of Parkinson's
# The Lancet
# The Lancet

Study indicates diabetes drug could help slow progression of Parkinson's

Aug 4th 2017, 4:38 PM 9,338 Views 9 Comments

Parkinson’s is the second largest neurological condition in Ireland.

# study - Thursday 3 August, 2017

The number of blind people in the world is set to triple by 2050
# Threefold Increase
# Threefold Increase

The number of blind people in the world is set to triple by 2050

Aug 3rd 2017, 7:20 AM 15,174 Views 10 Comments

That is according to a new study, which said more than 115 million people will be blind by the middle of this century.

# study - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

The Mediterranean diet only has heart benefits for the well-off, says study
# The Food Pyramid
# The Food Pyramid

The Mediterranean diet only has heart benefits for the well-off, says study

Aug 1st 2017, 6:30 AM 20,213 Views 15 Comments

The researchers have concluded that the quality of the food may be as important as the frequency in which it’s eaten.

# study - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Small decline in MMR vaccinations could have a serious effect
# America
# America

Small decline in MMR vaccinations could have a serious effect

Jul 30th 2017, 7:00 AM 8,466 Views 34 Comments

A 5% drop in measles, mumps and rubella vaccinations caused a threefold increase in annual measles cases, a new study found.

# study - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

In a study of older Irish women with Down Syndrome, almost all had dementia 20 years later
# Much Higher Risk
# Much Higher Risk

In a study of older Irish women with Down Syndrome, almost all had dementia 20 years later

Jul 26th 2017, 2:50 PM 16,161 Views 6 Comments

At the end of the long-term study, 97.4% of participants had developed dementia.

Warning of 'huge public health problem' as men's sperm counts have halved in last 40 years
# Little Swimmers
# Little Swimmers

Warning of 'huge public health problem' as men's sperm counts have halved in last 40 years

Jul 26th 2017, 7:56 AM 26,879 Views 78 Comments

Sperm counts among men in western countries dropped by over 50% between 1973 and 2011.

# study - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Study finds 99% of former NFL players have brain disease caused by blows to the head
# Head Trauma
# Head Trauma

Study finds 99% of former NFL players have brain disease caused by blows to the head

Jul 25th 2017, 10:10 PM 22,652 Views 24 Comments

Head injury risks in the US sport have become a major concern as former players speak out about long-term health effects.

# study - Saturday 22 July, 2017

'It shouldn't be laughed at': Study begins on effect bowel disorders have on women's minds
# Nui Galway
# Nui Galway

'It shouldn't be laughed at': Study begins on effect bowel disorders have on women's minds

Jul 22nd 2017, 9:30 PM 43,754 Views 46 Comments

Researchers hope the study will recognise the seriousness of the chronic, painful condition.

# study - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Long working hours can cause an irregular heart rhythm
# Health Risk
# Health Risk

Long working hours can cause an irregular heart rhythm

Jul 15th 2017, 6:00 PM 13,920 Views 17 Comments

People who work more than 55 hours a week are at risk of atrial fibrillation.

Rising temperatures will make it harder for planes to take off in coming decades
# Global Warming
# Global Warming

Rising temperatures will make it harder for planes to take off in coming decades

Jul 15th 2017, 7:30 AM 18,426 Views 48 Comments

Some fully loaded planes may have to remove fuel, cargo or passengers, a study has warned.

# study - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Face-to-face bullying is still far more common than cyberbullying
# Study
# Study

Face-to-face bullying is still far more common than cyberbullying

Jul 12th 2017, 6:09 AM 6,096 Views 3 Comments

Much of the focus in recent years has been on cyberbullying.

# study - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Two studies show association between coffee-drinking and living longer
# Drink Up
# Drink Up

Two studies show association between coffee-drinking and living longer

Jul 11th 2017, 3:03 PM 19,780 Views 31 Comments

Altogether more than 680,000 took part in the two studies.

# study - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Sex robots could help elderly, disabled but may lead to more objectification of women, study warns
# AI
# AI

Sex robots could help elderly, disabled but may lead to more objectification of women, study warns

Jul 8th 2017, 8:00 PM 28,273 Views 68 Comments

A new report examines the implications of sex robots going mainstream in the next 10 years.

Want your kid in the starting XI? Make sure he's born in the spring
# Spring Chickens
From The42
# Spring Chickens

Want your kid in the starting XI? Make sure he's born in the spring

Jul 8th 2017, 10:00 AM 18,296 Views 17 Comments

New research shows a massive bias towards players born in the first three months of the year in schoolboy football.