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# study - Monday 12 June, 2017

Four people broke their wrist in a week in Galway last year... taking selfies
# Selfiegeddon
# Selfiegeddon

Four people broke their wrist in a week in Galway last year... taking selfies

Jun 12th 2017, 10:58 PM 39,146 Views 29 Comments

The four people in question all broke the opposite arm to that which was holding the phone.

# study - Saturday 10 June, 2017

A nasty divorce or separation harms a child's health for decades
# Health Risk
# Health Risk

A nasty divorce or separation harms a child's health for decades

Jun 10th 2017, 8:30 AM 15,854 Views 13 Comments

A study shows that adults whose parents separated during childhood are at an increased risk for poorer health.

# study - Saturday 3 June, 2017

New drug can reduce risk of dying by almost 40% for advanced prostate cancer patients
# Study
# Study

New drug can reduce risk of dying by almost 40% for advanced prostate cancer patients

Jun 3rd 2017, 5:14 PM 11,902 Views 18 Comments

The drug was tested in two seperate clinical trials involving 2,200 men.

# study - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Infertility problems in mice solved with 3D-printed ovaries
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Infertility problems in mice solved with 3D-printed ovaries

May 17th 2017, 9:21 AM 7,944 Views 16 Comments

It’s hoped that 3D-printed skin, ears, bone scaffolds, and heart valves could solve a number of medical issues.

# study - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Common painkillers linked to increased risk of heart attack - study
# Ibuprofen
# Ibuprofen

Common painkillers linked to increased risk of heart attack - study

May 10th 2017, 9:55 AM 19,114 Views 42 Comments

The study found that taking any dose of ‘NSAID’ painkillers for a week was associated with an increased risk of heart attack.

# study - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Constant sunscreen use causes vitamin D deficiency, says study
# Let The Sun Shine
# Let The Sun Shine

Constant sunscreen use causes vitamin D deficiency, says study

May 6th 2017, 8:30 AM 6,799 Views 7 Comments

The study found that spending 5–30 minutes in midday sun twice per week can maintaining healthy vitamin D levels.

# study - Saturday 22 April, 2017

A huge number of people hear voices in their head, but it doesn't have to be a bad thing
# Can't You Hear Them?
# Can't You Hear Them?

A huge number of people hear voices in their head, but it doesn't have to be a bad thing

Apr 22nd 2017, 9:15 PM 21,924 Views 14 Comments

Associate professor of psychology Simon McCarthy-Jones estimates that as much as 2.5% of the world’s population will have extended voice-hearing experiences.

# study - Friday 21 April, 2017

One 'diet drink' a day could increase risk of dementia and strokes - seven-year study
# Artificial Sweeteners
# Artificial Sweeteners

One 'diet drink' a day could increase risk of dementia and strokes - seven-year study

Apr 21st 2017, 9:57 AM 24,649 Views 63 Comments

Authors of the study are advising that more research be conducted into the effects of sugary and artificially sweetened drinks.

# study - Sunday 16 April, 2017

People's racial bias begins as babies
# Race
# Race

People's racial bias begins as babies

Apr 16th 2017, 7:00 AM 13,552 Views 27 Comments

Researchers say these findings are also important because they offer a new perspective on the cause of race-based bias.

# study - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Dublin adults over 10 times more likely to rely on public transport than those in rural areas
# On The Buses
# On The Buses

Dublin adults over 10 times more likely to rely on public transport than those in rural areas

Apr 13th 2017, 6:00 AM 7,523 Views 29 Comments

The report found that just one in 10 older adults in Ireland relied on public transport.

# study - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Ireland tops the list internationally as 85% of people here pre-drink
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Ireland tops the list internationally as 85% of people here pre-drink

Mar 22nd 2017, 8:32 AM 16,376 Views 23 Comments

A new study looked at how a number of factors influenced pre-drinking.

# study - Friday 10 March, 2017

Med schools 'conscious of distress' experienced by families of infants whose remains were sent to universities
# Anatomy
# Anatomy

Med schools 'conscious of distress' experienced by families of infants whose remains were sent to universities

Mar 10th 2017, 6:54 PM 14,607 Views 27 Comments

Some 474 unclaimed infant remains were transferred from mother and baby homes to universities from 1940 to 1965.

# study - Thursday 9 March, 2017

There has been a plunge in the number of students who want to do nursing
# CAO
# CAO

There has been a plunge in the number of students who want to do nursing

Mar 9th 2017, 8:38 AM 14,752 Views 26 Comments

A total of 76,086 applications were received by CAO 1 February.

# study - Thursday 23 February, 2017

You need to eat 10 fruit and veg a day to avoid serious illnesses, study says
# Double It
# Double It

You need to eat 10 fruit and veg a day to avoid serious illnesses, study says

Feb 23rd 2017, 12:07 PM 17,771 Views 52 Comments

The previous five-a-day still reduces risk, but the number to aim for is actually double that amount.

# study - Friday 17 February, 2017

8 of the world's most successful people share how to get ahead at work
# Sponsored By Smurfit
# Sponsored By Smurfit

8 of the world's most successful people share how to get ahead at work

Feb 17th 2017, 4:20 PM 25,266 Views 21 Comments

And what you can learn from their experiences.

# study - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Work remotely? It might make you more stressed and affect your sleep
# Office
# Office

Work remotely? It might make you more stressed and affect your sleep

Feb 15th 2017, 4:00 PM 13,107 Views 11 Comments

It can also make you vulnerable to unpaid overtime, according to a UN study.

# study - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

A four-star Galway hotel is set to be converted into student accommodation
# Westwood Hotel
# Westwood Hotel

A four-star Galway hotel is set to be converted into student accommodation

Feb 14th 2017, 6:25 AM 31,108 Views 9 Comments

The Westwood Hotel in Newcastle has been sold – but it will stay open until next year.

# study - Monday 13 February, 2017

Drugs, alcohol and social status used to coerce young children into life of crime
# Greentown
# Greentown

Drugs, alcohol and social status used to coerce young children into life of crime

Feb 13th 2017, 11:46 AM 7,657 Views 7 Comments

Lifting the Lid on Greentown looks at a criminal network operating in an anonymous community outside of Dublin.

# study - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Study on ancestry of Irish Travellers details genetic connection to settled community
# Misconceptions
# Misconceptions

Study on ancestry of Irish Travellers details genetic connection to settled community

Feb 9th 2017, 4:31 PM 68,703 Views 74 Comments

The research comes as the Irish State is expected to formally recognise Travellers as an ethnic group.

# study - Friday 3 February, 2017

Concussion symptoms three times higher in soccer players who head the ball
# Header
# Header

Concussion symptoms three times higher in soccer players who head the ball

Feb 3rd 2017, 6:10 AM 9,023 Views 13 Comments

It adds to the mounting evidence that frequently heading a soccer ball has serious long-term effects.

# study - Monday 30 January, 2017

Ireland has one of the worst hospital waiting times in Europe
# Reality Check
# Reality Check

Ireland has one of the worst hospital waiting times in Europe

Jan 30th 2017, 8:15 AM 15,382 Views 45 Comments

We also ranked the fifth worst for getting value out of the money we put into our healthcare system.

# study - Sunday 29 January, 2017

It seems that sex toys are less dangerous than regular children's toys...
# Chemical Imbalance
# Chemical Imbalance

It seems that sex toys are less dangerous than regular children's toys...

Jan 29th 2017, 9:30 AM 18,324 Views 13 Comments

… as regards the chemicals they’re made with, according to new Swedish research.

# study - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

It looks like intelligence becomes much less important in a partner the older we get
# Age Old Problem
# Age Old Problem

It looks like intelligence becomes much less important in a partner the older we get

Jan 17th 2017, 2:30 PM 13,477 Views 19 Comments

The older we get, the less stock we put in our partner’s intelligence a new study has found.

# study - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

James Milner the second-best performing full-back in Europe - study
# High Praise
From The42
# High Praise

James Milner the second-best performing full-back in Europe - study

Jan 11th 2017, 4:04 PM 8,225 Views 9 Comments

Meanwhile, Man City’s Kevin de Bruyne is the highest-rated attacking midfielder.

# study - Monday 9 January, 2017

6 facts about AI that will actually blow your mind
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# Sponsored By Nci

6 facts about AI that will actually blow your mind

Jan 9th 2017, 5:09 PM 23,307 Views 17 Comments

Artificial intelligence? Let’s just say robot butlers are closer than you think.

# study - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Poland, India and Thailand better countries for expats than Ireland
# Work Life Balance
# Work Life Balance

Poland, India and Thailand better countries for expats than Ireland

Jan 3rd 2017, 6:15 AM 16,677 Views 20 Comments

The new HSBC survey put Ireland in 27th place, up four places from last year.

# study - Sunday 1 January, 2017

'Children should be screened for cholesterol to cut down on heart attacks'
# Child Heart Attack
# Child Heart Attack

'Children should be screened for cholesterol to cut down on heart attacks'

Jan 1st 2017, 8:00 AM 11,397 Views 18 Comments

A rare condition can increase chance of a heart attack by 100 times if not detected.

# study - Friday 30 December, 2016

Forget Brexit, Irish people are still strongly in favour of the EU
# EUR GRAND
# EUR GRAND

Forget Brexit, Irish people are still strongly in favour of the EU

Dec 30th 2016, 6:10 AM 11,040 Views 155 Comments

Research has shown 80% of Irish people would vote in favour of remaining in the EU.

# study - Thursday 22 December, 2016

It's official - Facebook makes you miserable, according to new research
# Lurkers
# Lurkers

It's official - Facebook makes you miserable, according to new research

Dec 22nd 2016, 4:17 PM 10,646 Views 20 Comments

People’s emotional life improves significantly when they quit the social network for a week, a study found.

# study - Friday 9 December, 2016

'New' fatherhood and greater diversity: How Irish families have changed in 100 years
# Family Rhythms
# Family Rhythms

'New' fatherhood and greater diversity: How Irish families have changed in 100 years

Dec 9th 2016, 6:10 AM 11,452 Views 10 Comments

The Maynooth University research-based book Family Rhythms compared families now to other generations – and where the trend is headed.

# study - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Days on Earth are getting longer (very, very slowly)
# Long Day Eh?
# Long Day Eh?

Days on Earth are getting longer (very, very slowly)

Dec 7th 2016, 8:05 AM 15,735 Views 35 Comments

A new study says that Earth’s days are getting longer by around 1.8 milliseconds per century.

# study - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

People who shave, wax or trim their pubic hair are at a higher risk of catching an STI
# Microtears
# Microtears

People who shave, wax or trim their pubic hair are at a higher risk of catching an STI

Dec 6th 2016, 9:03 AM 29,389 Views 56 Comments

A major study found that pubic groomers are 80% more likely to carry an STI – but said it could not conclude that shaving caused the infections.

# study - Friday 18 November, 2016

Urinary problems and erectile dysfunction - men with prostate cancer share their experiences
# Quality Of Life
# Quality Of Life

Urinary problems and erectile dysfunction - men with prostate cancer share their experiences

Nov 18th 2016, 6:10 AM 14,539 Views 15 Comments

A new study will engage with 1,300 men to receive information on their quality of life before and throughout their treatments.

# study - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

A new map shows where people are getting the least vitamin D in Dublin
# Vitamin D-ublin
# Vitamin D-ublin

A new map shows where people are getting the least vitamin D in Dublin

Nov 2nd 2016, 8:19 AM 32,245 Views 33 Comments

The map charts vitamin D deficiency rates across the Dublin area.

# study - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Over 11,000 pregnant women at risk of depression in Ireland - study
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Over 11,000 pregnant women at risk of depression in Ireland - study

Nov 1st 2016, 8:35 AM 10,565 Views 13 Comments

A new study shows the probability of women becoming depressed during pregnancy in Ireland.

# study - Monday 17 October, 2016

Study shows vast majority of Irish women who took abortion pills feel they made right decision
# Abortion
# Abortion

Study shows vast majority of Irish women who took abortion pills feel they made right decision

Oct 17th 2016, 12:36 PM 16,981 Views 162 Comments

The study examined the experiences of women who accessed abortion pills online.

# study - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

'No evidence' that fitness trackers improve your health, says study
# Ready Set No
# Ready Set No

'No evidence' that fitness trackers improve your health, says study

Oct 5th 2016, 6:20 AM 13,272 Views 18 Comments

Although money can motivate you enough to increase exercise levels – it doesn’t improve your overall health, according to a new study.

# study - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Children who own mobile phones are doing worse in maths and reading

Children who own mobile phones are doing worse in maths and reading

Sep 29th 2016, 8:39 AM 14,209 Views 32 Comments

A national study has found that children who spend more time online and watching TV are scoring worse.

# study - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Trinity study seeks women exposed to Hepatitis C-contaminated product in 70s
# Research
# Research

Trinity study seeks women exposed to Hepatitis C-contaminated product in 70s

Sep 20th 2016, 10:00 PM 10,524 Views 3 Comments

Almost half of the women screened, who had contact with the virus, showed no signs of infection after.

# study - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Sex could be great for ageing women's health - but risky for older men
# Ageing Action
# Ageing Action

Sex could be great for ageing women's health - but risky for older men

Sep 6th 2016, 6:52 PM 27,637 Views 30 Comments

That’s according to researchers, who have analysed data from over 2000 people.