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#Study

# 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.

From The Daily Edge 10 people who REALLY aren’t being helpful about the Leaving Cert results Leaving Cert

10 people who REALLY aren’t being helpful about the Leaving Cert results

Read these while waiting for results, at your peril.

# study - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Repeat concussions linked to impaired brain function in new rugby study

A major study have revealed some startling facts.

# study - Friday 24 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie These two affordable drugs can lower breast cancer deaths Treatment

These two affordable drugs can lower breast cancer deaths

Studies found the drugs can help to reduce breast cancer mortality in postmenopausal women.

# study - Monday 13 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Bees are disappearing – and scientists are warning about worrying knock-on problems Bad Buzz

Bees are disappearing – and scientists are warning about worrying knock-on problems

Scientists want to move bee populations to new areas.

# study - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Wii Fit Plus doesn’t help vertigo sufferers, but it’s still a lot of fun BALANCING ACT

Wii Fit Plus doesn’t help vertigo sufferers, but it’s still a lot of fun

71 patients with balance issues related to illness found no further improvement by the use of virtual reality.

# study - Thursday 4 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie There’s probably something very, very nasty on your toothbrush Oh God No

There’s probably something very, very nasty on your toothbrush

Unless you live alone, that is.

# study - Sunday 31 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘While achieving the Leaving Cert points you want is important, it doesn’t define who you are for the rest of your days’ The Big LC

‘While achieving the Leaving Cert points you want is important, it doesn’t define who you are for the rest of your days’

The pressure to reach the points is immense, but there are lots of options.

# study - Sunday 24 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie How do you get smokers to quit? Pay them Stub It Out

How do you get smokers to quit? Pay them

“With such unprecedented rates of success, the trick now is to figure out how to get more people to sign up — to feel like they have skin in the game.”

# study - Thursday 14 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Are You Procrastinating Right Now? Quiz

Are You Procrastinating Right Now?

Come on, it’ll only take a minute.

# study - Saturday 11 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Study finds dogs can sniff out cancer 98% of the time Clever Dog

Study finds dogs can sniff out cancer 98% of the time

More than 40,000 new cases of prostate cancer are diagnosed every year in the UK.

# study - Saturday 28 March, 2015

From Business ETC Snapchat is worse for your relationship than Facebook Jealousy

Snapchat is worse for your relationship than Facebook

Scientists found Snapchat is more likely to elicit jealousy from a partner than Facebook.

# study - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Chocolate or cigarettes? This is how these scientists prove plain packaging tobacco works Smoking

Chocolate or cigarettes? This is how these scientists prove plain packaging tobacco works

New research finds plain packaging reduces ‘cigarette-seeking’ by almost 10%.

From TheJournal.ie Why resuscitating people for a long time after drowning will not always work Accidental Death

Why resuscitating people for a long time after drowning will not always work

New study looks at the outcomes after resuscitation.

# study - Thursday 5 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Great Recession had a HUGE impact on Ireland’s young people Research

The Great Recession had a HUGE impact on Ireland’s young people

A new ESRI study has looked at how many young people were unemployed in recent years – and it’s grim reading.

# study - Thursday 29 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Lonely people are more likely to binge watch TV, study says Tellybox

Lonely people are more likely to binge watch TV, study says

Everyone else says: “DUH.”

# study - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge The youngest sibling is the funniest, new study reveals Sibling Rivalry This post contains a poll

The youngest sibling is the funniest, new study reveals

They’re also more favoured by their parents, but sure you knew that already.

# study - Thursday 22 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Love your weekend lie-in? It could make you fat Snooze Button

Love your weekend lie-in? It could make you fat

‘Social jetlag’ is also linked to metabolic disorders, inflammation and diabetes.

# study - Thursday 15 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Walking 20 minutes a day could stop you dying early Move It

Walking 20 minutes a day could stop you dying early

Research has found that twice as many deaths are connected to lack of exercise compared to being obese.

# study - Monday 12 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Our primary school pupils are getting better at reading and maths Edumacashun

Our primary school pupils are getting better at reading and maths

That’s according to an assessment of 8,000 pupils across 150 schools.

From The Daily Edge Study claims that being away from your iPhone could be making you stupid NOMOPHOBIA

# study - Monday 5 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Just how much bacteria is in Ireland’s holy water fonts? Young Scientist

Just how much bacteria is in Ireland’s holy water fonts?

We’ll find out later this week.

# study - Sunday 4 January, 2015

‘We don’t want to meet our players in 20 years time and find them suffering from dementia’

Premiership rugby side Saracens have launched a ground-breaking concussion programme.

# study - Monday 15 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish adults are willing to pay €83 for water services What Do Ya' Reckon?

Irish adults are willing to pay €83 for water services

A new survey also shows that almost a quarter have attended a water protest in the past year.

# study - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Students stage ‘study-in’ at UCC library over opening hours Careful Now

Students stage ‘study-in’ at UCC library over opening hours

The students’ union president has said that studying at home simply isn’t an option for some students.

# study - Saturday 22 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Academic doping – can drugs make you smarter? Memory

Opinion: Academic doping – can drugs make you smarter?

Can drugs improve your attention, concentration, and reduce your need for sleep…

# study - Thursday 20 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge This is what looking down at your phone does to your spine Spine-chilling

# study - Friday 14 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Good news for coffee drinkers. A few cups a day reduces your risk of diabetes Health

Good news for coffee drinkers. A few cups a day reduces your risk of diabetes

Drinking three to four cups of coffee per day apparently isn’t all that bad.

# study - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Returned Irish emigrants more likely to have problems with alcohol Stress And Worry

Returned Irish emigrants more likely to have problems with alcohol

8,000 older Irish people are being studied over a ten year period, in order to chart their health, economic and other circumstances.

# study - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Could Ireland become a leading country for studying Chinese? Looking East

Could Ireland become a leading country for studying Chinese?

That’s what Trinity hopes, thanks to its new M.Phil and Centre for Asian Studies.

# study - Monday 27 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Children born by C-section have 23% increased risk of developing autism’ Study

‘Children born by C-section have 23% increased risk of developing autism’

However, the authors of the study have said that more research is needed.

# study - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Au pairs ‘used as cheap childcare’ and can be underpaid, exploited Rights

Au pairs ‘used as cheap childcare’ and can be underpaid, exploited

New research says that many families in the UK feel that hosting an au pair is the only way they can meet their childcare needs.

# study - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Exciting step forward’ as human embryo stem cell transplant restores sight in patients Blindness

‘Exciting step forward’ as human embryo stem cell transplant restores sight in patients

No safety concerns were detected up to 22 months after the transplant.

# study - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ireland’s child obesity rate has plateaued and it may begin to fall Overweight

Ireland’s child obesity rate has plateaued and it may begin to fall

Researchers say the plateau in childhood obesity is still unacceptably high.

# study - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Routine mental health screening in schools could help 1 in 10 children with issues Treatment

Routine mental health screening in schools could help 1 in 10 children with issues

10-20% of children and young people would benefit from some sort of mental health intervention.

# study - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie More people with intellectual disabilities are using the internet, but it’s still very low Online

More people with intellectual disabilities are using the internet, but it’s still very low

The research also found that less than one in twenty could send a text message.

# study - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Dementia in those with Down syndrome now twice as likely Ageing Population

Dementia in those with Down syndrome now twice as likely

A first of its kind report in the world shows that those with an intellectual disability are less likely to suffer from a heart attack

# study - Monday 15 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie New treatment could drop recurrence by half for some lung cancer sufferers Breakthrough

New treatment could drop recurrence by half for some lung cancer sufferers

A new radiation treatment could lengthen the lives of those suffering from small-cell lung cancer.

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