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Dublin: 14 °C Monday 26 September, 2016

#Study

# study - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Trinity study seeks women exposed to Hepatitis C-contaminated product in 70s Research

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

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

# study - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Sex could be great for ageing women's health - but risky for older men Ageing Action

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

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

Man United signing of Eric Bailly named the Premier League's most overpriced transfer

CIES Football Observatory has used an algorithm to assess the highest gaps between fee paid and the estimated real worth of a player.

# study - Friday 26 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Programme meant to deter teenage pregnancies actually makes them more likely Fake Baby Simulator

Programme meant to deter teenage pregnancies actually makes them more likely

These type of pregnancy programmes are used in 89 countries around the world – this new study casts serious doubt over them.

# study - Friday 12 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie A 400-year-old Greenland shark has been found to be the world's oldest vertebrate 400 Years Under The Sea

A 400-year-old Greenland shark has been found to be the world's oldest vertebrate

The shark was probably born sometime between 1500 and 1740 with the most likely birth year 1620.

# study - Sunday 7 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie New study shows tigers, lions and other carnivores becoming endangered as prey dwindles Carnivores

New study shows tigers, lions and other carnivores becoming endangered as prey dwindles

A quarter of the main land carnivores’ prey are now threatened themselves.

# study - Friday 29 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Locking mental health patients into wards 'does not reduce suicide risk' Open Door

Locking mental health patients into wards 'does not reduce suicide risk'

German research carried out over a 14-year period has cast doubts over the practice.

# study - Thursday 28 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Just one hour physical activity a day could undo damage from 8 hours sitting around Get Active

Just one hour physical activity a day could undo damage from 8 hours sitting around

A new study shows that one hour of physical activity reduces any increased risk of death from not doing anything.

# study - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Dutch men are the tallest in the world (but the Irish aren't so short themselves) Dutch Trees

Dutch men are the tallest in the world (but the Irish aren't so short themselves)

New research has tracked growth trends across 200 countries for the past 100 years.

From TheJournal.ie Boxset bingewatching could leave you with blood clots, says new study Netflix And Chill

Boxset bingewatching could leave you with blood clots, says new study

Each two hours of inactivity in front of the TV sharply raises the risk of a fatal pulmonary embolism by 40%

# study - Saturday 9 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Violent criminals can judge potential victims based on their walk In The Shadows

Violent criminals can judge potential victims based on their walk

The worrying study found that the criminals can rate an individual’s vulnerability based on their gait. .

# study - Sunday 26 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie College graduates at higher risk of cancerous brain tumours, researchers find Perplexing Finding

College graduates at higher risk of cancerous brain tumours, researchers find

“It was a surprising result which is difficult to explain,” the lead author of the study said.

# study - Saturday 25 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Pushy parents create self-critical children Chill Out

Pushy parents create self-critical children

Take a step back, mams and dads.

# study - Saturday 14 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Criminalising abortion does nothing to prevent it Abortion

Criminalising abortion does nothing to prevent it

Rates in the developed world are at an all-time low.

# study - Saturday 7 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Study shows marijuana users twice as likely to give birth prematurely Research

Study shows marijuana users twice as likely to give birth prematurely

For women who continue to smoke throughout their pregnancy – they are five times more likely to have a preterm birth.

# study - Thursday 5 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "In theory you could do anything you wanted with a human embryo in Ireland" Moral Dilemma?

"In theory you could do anything you wanted with a human embryo in Ireland"

A new, controversial embryo-growth breakthrough could help science in the study of infertility. However, fears abound that the research breaches ethical guidelines.

# study - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Study follows aftermath of The Biggest Loser - shows incredible difficulty contestants have in keeping weight off Body Betrayal

Study follows aftermath of The Biggest Loser - shows incredible difficulty contestants have in keeping weight off

Danny Cahill, winner of the reality show in 2009, lost 239 pounds in seven months. Since then he has regained over 100 pounds.

# study - Monday 18 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Men who hit their partners function differently to criminals Domestic Violence

Men who hit their partners function differently to criminals

A new study will have a major impact on understanding men who abuse their partners.

# study - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: Have you ever experienced sleep paralysis? Study

Open thread: Have you ever experienced sleep paralysis?

The School of Psychology at NUI Galway is starting to research the topic. But have you ever experienced it?

# study - Sunday 21 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Scientists say people can accurately judge how trustworthy you are just by looking at your face Poker Face

Scientists say people can accurately judge how trustworthy you are just by looking at your face

A new study finds it’s possible to predict honest or dishonest behaviour just by looking at someone’s face.

# study - Saturday 13 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie ‘l just hope that I can keep going as long as I can without being a big problem to people… a burden I suppose” Motor Neurone Disease

‘l just hope that I can keep going as long as I can without being a big problem to people… a burden I suppose”

A new study shows that people with MND can feel like a burden towards those who care for them.

From TheJournal.ie What’s the best way to destroy violent gangs? Legalise the drugs Column

What’s the best way to destroy violent gangs? Legalise the drugs

The main currency propelling these gangs is the supply and sale of illicit drugs. We can remove their power, writes Aaron McKenna.

# study - Sunday 7 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Women can see when other women are at their most fertile by just looking at their face Face Value

Women can see when other women are at their most fertile by just looking at their face

That’s according to a study which found that more fertile women “are better at guarding their mate from potential adultery”.

# study - Saturday 30 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie “I had a 14-day detox that sent me into horrible withdrawals… but I still went back to heroin” Drug Addiction

“I had a 14-day detox that sent me into horrible withdrawals… but I still went back to heroin”

Paul started snorting heroin aged 18. What followed was over 20 years of serious drug abuse before he finally decided to get clean.

# study - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Part of your diet you should consider if you’re thinking of having a baby: Potatoes Chips And Crisps

Part of your diet you should consider if you’re thinking of having a baby: Potatoes

The risk of gestational diabetes increases with the consumption of more potatoes.

# study - Saturday 2 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie There are a few simple tricks you can do to improve your memory Muscle Memory

# study - Saturday 26 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Men looking to have children should start losing weight Eating For Two

Men looking to have children should start losing weight

Sperm carries information about a father’s weight.

# study - Thursday 3 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Does sending a kid to childcare or caring for them at home make any difference to their development? Growing Up

Does sending a kid to childcare or caring for them at home make any difference to their development?

The question has been addressed in a new ESRI study.

# study - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish people are the third most generous in Europe Revealed

Irish people are the third most generous in Europe

A study has found that three out of five Irish people helped a stranger in the last month.

# study - Monday 9 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ireland in 2025: Slow internet connection and a female Taoiseach- here's what you're predicting Future Of Ireland

Ireland in 2025: Slow internet connection and a female Taoiseach- here's what you're predicting

Other predictions include that Irish Institutions are on the way down and the retirement age will be 75.

# study - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge 7 times it’s ok to touch a stranger in Ireland Drop The Lámh

7 times it’s ok to touch a stranger in Ireland

Put your hands on, put your hands on…

# study - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Over 100 twins saved by laser surgery while still in the womb Rotunda Hospital

Over 100 twins saved by laser surgery while still in the womb

The procedure involves placing a tiny camera through the mother’s abdomen and into the womb.

# study - Thursday 17 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here’s what REALLY makes men and women happy, according to a ridiculous survey What Women Want

Here’s what REALLY makes men and women happy, according to a ridiculous survey

Heads up: It’s not having fun. Or being with your family. Or anything like that.

# study - Monday 14 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Study of Dublin suburb finds people more stressed than 14 years ago Since 2001

Study of Dublin suburb finds people more stressed than 14 years ago

The circumstances of 1,082 people from Tallaght were captured on a range of issues.

# study - Saturday 12 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Salt, unsafe sex and booze: These are some of the things causing death that could be prevented Bad Behaviour

Salt, unsafe sex and booze: These are some of the things causing death that could be prevented

Deaths tied to avoidable health risks like high blood pressure and smoking has shot up by almost 23% since 1990.

# study - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Junior Cert students are getting their results today. Here’s how they did Results Are In

Junior Cert students are getting their results today. Here’s how they did

And grades for the junior cycle appear to be holding steady against previous years, without massive improvement.

# study - Saturday 5 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Not getting enough sleep? You’re more likely to catch a cold Achoo This post contains a poll

Not getting enough sleep? You’re more likely to catch a cold

Those who sleep less than five hours were 4.5 times more likely to get sick.

# study - Saturday 29 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Sorry folks – scientists say there’s NO CURE for a hangover Mythbusting

Sorry folks – scientists say there’s NO CURE for a hangover

The author of the study has one recommendation for avoiding the dreaded hangover. (But you’re not going to like it).

# study - Monday 24 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Do you know which age group is most likely to become obese? Health

Do you know which age group is most likely to become obese?

A new study by the Irish Society of Chartered Phsiotherapists found that most people are unaware that children aged 0 to 5 years are most at risk .

# study - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie All-rounders with a thirst for knowledge: Ireland’s highest achievers in the 2015 Leaving Cert CAO 2015

All-rounders with a thirst for knowledge: Ireland’s highest achievers in the 2015 Leaving Cert

They all scooped over 800 points in the Leaving Cert, but their principals say they’re proud of every one of their students.

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