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#Research

# research - Sunday 23 September, 2018

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

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

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

# research - Monday 17 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie How Irish researchers will explore Atlantic Ocean over next two years Deep Dive

How Irish researchers will explore Atlantic Ocean over next two years

18 state-of-the-art seismometers will measure movement at the floor of the ocean.

# research - Thursday 13 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Anorexia patients hide batteries in sanitary pads to appear heavier while being treated in hospital Sligo

Anorexia patients hide batteries in sanitary pads to appear heavier while being treated in hospital

Some also engage in “animated conversation” in an effort to burn calories.

# research - Thursday 6 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Groundbreaking new cancer treatment discovered by Belfast researchers Queen's University

Groundbreaking new cancer treatment discovered by Belfast researchers

The process uses the aggressive nature of cancer cells against them.

# research - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Over 1.4 billion adults globally at risk of disease from not doing enough physical activity Study

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

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

# research - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Being homeless for more than six months can significantly damage children's health - study Homelessness

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

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

# research - Sunday 2 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Researchers say plastic is 'indispensable' so they're trying to make it more sustainable Food Waste

Researchers say plastic is 'indispensable' so they're trying to make it more sustainable

Some 500,000 tonnes of plastic waste from the EU end up in the sea every year.

# research - Saturday 25 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie No partitions between desks may be 'healthier' for office workers Study

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

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.

# research - Thursday 23 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie New research shows 10% of children do not wear seatbelts while travelling on Irish roads Belt Up

New research shows 10% of children do not wear seatbelts while travelling on Irish roads

Gardaí have warned motorists to safeguard everyone who gets into a vehicle.

# research - Sunday 19 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Poor sleep triggers viral loneliness and social rejection, study finds Sleep Deprivation

Poor sleep triggers viral loneliness and social rejection, study finds

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

# research - Sunday 12 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Out of your league? Study shows most online daters seek more desirable mates Research

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

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

# research - Thursday 9 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Irish climate scientists are warning that the drought in Dublin is far from over Research

Irish climate scientists are warning that the drought in Dublin is far from over

Researchers are warning that recent rains do not even begin to undo months of deficit.

# research - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Sleeping more than eight hours a night increases your mortality risk, study finds Research

Sleeping more than eight hours a night increases your mortality risk, study finds

A sleep duration of 10 hours is linked with 30% increased risk of dying compared to sleeping for seven hours.

From TheJournal.ie 70% of female students in Ireland experience sexual hostility or gender harassment Consent

70% of female students in Ireland experience sexual hostility or gender harassment

54% of first-year women students reported experiencing sexual hostility or crude gender harassment since starting college.

# research - Monday 6 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Irish and US researchers teaming up to help save bees Food Security

Irish and US researchers teaming up to help save bees

More than half of Ireland’s bee species have experienced substantial declines since the 1980s.

# research - Friday 3 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Irish researchers have developed a 'game-changer' for tired sportspeople Decision Makers

Irish researchers have developed a 'game-changer' for tired sportspeople

The supplement was developed to aid warfighters.

# research - Thursday 2 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Not drinking alcohol in middle age has been linked to an increased risk of dementia Research

Not drinking alcohol in middle age has been linked to an increased risk of dementia

People who don’t drink in midlife have been found to have a 45% higher risk of dementia.

# research - Saturday 28 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Why men say they've had more lifetime sexual partners than women Let's Talk About Sex

Why men say they've had more lifetime sexual partners than women

Men in a new survey reported an average of 14 partners over their lifetime while women reported seven.

# research - Sunday 22 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie The older you get, the worse at making decisions you may become Too Many Options

The older you get, the worse at making decisions you may become

Younger children are more likely to take both numerical and social information into account, new research has found.

# research - Saturday 14 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Parents with severe trauma in childhood more likely to have children with behavioural problems Research

Parents with severe trauma in childhood more likely to have children with behavioural problems

The types of childhood hardships include divorce or separation of parents, death of a parent, and emotional, physical or sexual abuse.

From TheJournal.ie People trust science experts more than the government - even when they say outlandish things Balderdash

People trust science experts more than the government - even when they say outlandish things

Researchers from London conducted three large-scale experiments in the US and the UK for the study.

# research - Saturday 30 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Men's testosterone levels largely determined by their childhood environment, study finds Hormones

Men's testosterone levels largely determined by their childhood environment, study finds

The study challenges the theory that testosterone levels are controlled by genetics or race.

# research - Sunday 24 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Cambridge scientists went to the bother of finding out more about the sound of a dripping tap Mystery Solved

Cambridge scientists went to the bother of finding out more about the sound of a dripping tap

They have also identified a simple solution to stop it.

# research - Saturday 23 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Parasites can even manipulate uninfected animals into doing what they want Mind Control

Parasites can even manipulate uninfected animals into doing what they want

The urge to remain in a group has been shown to make fish engage in risky behaviour, increasing their chances of being eaten.

# research - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Scientists in Waterford find nutritional supplement combo that slows down Alzheimer's disease Research

Scientists in Waterford find nutritional supplement combo that slows down Alzheimer's disease

The researchers say that their 18-month study has yielded a “statistically significant” finding and is a “breakthrough”.

# research - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Marriage is (literally) good for the heart, new study finds Healthy Heart

Marriage is (literally) good for the heart, new study finds

The study examined ethnically varied populations in Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia.

# research - Saturday 16 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie What makes someone go from being hungry to hangry? Scientists may have found out Emotions

What makes someone go from being hungry to hangry? Scientists may have found out

The combination of hunger and anger may be a complicated emotional response involving an interplay of biology, personality and environmental cues.

From TheJournal.ie Sleeping too much or not enough may have bad effects on health Snooze Button

Sleeping too much or not enough may have bad effects on health

Fewer than six and more than 10 hours of sleep per day are associated with conditions such as increased blood pressure.

# research - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Ireland is not a tax haven': Department of Finance dismisses 'tax haven' research findings World's Biggest Haven

'Ireland is not a tax haven': Department of Finance dismisses 'tax haven' research findings

A study has claimed that Ireland channels the profits of more multinational companies than all the Caribbean islands combined.

# research - Thursday 7 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Families who remain homeless for over 12 months far more likely to secure social housing Dublin

Families who remain homeless for over 12 months far more likely to secure social housing

Dublin has about 77% of all homeless families in Ireland.

# research - Saturday 2 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Giving babies extra Vitamin D 'doesn't make their bones any stronger' Sunshine

Giving babies extra Vitamin D 'doesn't make their bones any stronger'

As many as 40% of Europeans do not get enough of the vitamin, which is naturally produced when the skin is exposed to sunlight.

From TheJournal.ie One in every five young adult deaths in the US is related to opioids Drug Use

One in every five young adult deaths in the US is related to opioids

The study found that the percentage of deaths attributed to opioids in the US increased by 292% from 2001 to 2016.

From TheJournal.ie This is how much exercise is needed to help improve thinking skills Research

This is how much exercise is needed to help improve thinking skills

Scientists found that people who exercised an average of at least 52 hours over about six months for around an hour each session may improve their thinking skills.

From TheJournal.ie Blackcurrant waste from Ribena production could create 'natural' hair dye Sustainable

Blackcurrant waste from Ribena production could create 'natural' hair dye

Some of the ingredients found in commonly used synthetic hair dyes can trigger allergic reactions.

# research - Saturday 26 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Children who watch extra junk food adverts consume more calories Obesity

Children who watch extra junk food adverts consume more calories

The catchier the ad, the more effective.

# research - Sunday 13 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Can chimpanzee vocalisations reveal the origins of human language? This study found out Research

Can chimpanzee vocalisations reveal the origins of human language? This study found out

It has long been difficult to determine how and why human language began.

# research - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Cranberry juice 'doesn't help clear urinary tract infections' Antibiotics

# research - Saturday 5 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Women who eat fast food and little or no fruit take longer to become pregnant, study finds Pregnancy

Women who eat fast food and little or no fruit take longer to become pregnant, study finds

Women who consumed fast food four or more times a week took nearly a month longer to become pregnant than those who didn’t.

# research - Friday 4 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'My fear was what if the baby had HIV. When I had my daughter, thank god, she was HIV negative' Living With Hiv

'My fear was what if the baby had HIV. When I had my daughter, thank god, she was HIV negative'

A new report details concerns Irish mothers had after being diagnosed with HIV.

# research - Sunday 29 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Galaxies grow bigger and puffier as they age, new study finds Astronomy

Galaxies grow bigger and puffier as they age, new study finds

“This is the first time we’ve shown shape and age are related for all kinds of galaxies.”

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