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Dublin: 17 °C Saturday 22 July, 2017

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# study - Saturday 15 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Long working hours can cause an irregular heart rhythm Health Risk

Long working hours can cause an irregular heart rhythm

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

From TheJournal.ie Rising temperatures will make it harder for planes to take off in coming decades Global Warming

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

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

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# study - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Face-to-face bullying is still far more common than cyberbullying Study

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

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

# study - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Two studies show association between coffee-drinking and living longer Drink Up

Two studies show association between coffee-drinking and living longer

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

# study - Saturday 8 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Sex robots could help elderly, disabled but may lead to more objectification of women, study warns AI

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

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

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

# study - Saturday 24 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Shape of bird eggs related to their ability to fly - study Scrambled Theories

Shape of bird eggs related to their ability to fly - study

It goes against theories that eggs are shaped to suit their environment; eg, to stop them rolling off a cliff face.

# study - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'People have no idea how isolating caring can be': Study shows high levels of depression among dementia carers Caring

'People have no idea how isolating caring can be': Study shows high levels of depression among dementia carers

It is the largest study undertaken in Ireland to examine the health and wellbeing of people caring for their spouse with dementia.

# study - Monday 12 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Four people broke their wrist in a week in Galway last year... taking selfies Selfiegeddon

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

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

# study - Saturday 10 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A nasty divorce or separation harms a child's health for decades Health Risk

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

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

# study - Saturday 3 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie New drug can reduce risk of dying by almost 40% for advanced prostate cancer patients Study

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

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

# study - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Infertility problems in mice solved with 3D-printed ovaries Breakthrough

Infertility problems in mice solved with 3D-printed ovaries

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

From TheJournal.ie Common painkillers linked to increased risk of heart attack - study Ibuprofen

Common painkillers linked to increased risk of heart attack - study

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

From TheJournal.ie Constant sunscreen use causes vitamin D deficiency, says study Let The Sun Shine

Constant sunscreen use causes vitamin D deficiency, says study

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

From TheJournal.ie 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?

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

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

From TheJournal.ie One 'diet drink' a day could increase risk of dementia and strokes - seven-year study Artificial Sweeteners

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

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

From TheJournal.ie People's racial bias begins as babies Race

People's racial bias begins as babies

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

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

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

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

# study - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ireland tops the list internationally as 85% of people here pre-drink Alcohol

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

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

# study - Friday 10 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Med schools 'conscious of distress' experienced by families of infants whose remains were sent to universities Anatomy

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

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

# study - Thursday 9 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie There has been a plunge in the number of students who want to do nursing CAO

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

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

# study - Thursday 23 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie You need to eat 10 fruit and veg a day to avoid serious illnesses, study says Double It

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

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

# study - Friday 17 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 8 of the world's most successful people share how to get ahead at work Sponsored By Smurfit

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

And what you can learn from their experiences.

# study - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Work remotely? It might make you more stressed and affect your sleep Office

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

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

# study - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A four-star Galway hotel is set to be converted into student accommodation Westwood Hotel

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

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

# study - Monday 13 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Drugs, alcohol and social status used to coerce young children into life of crime Greentown

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

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

# study - Thursday 9 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Study on ancestry of Irish Travellers details genetic connection to settled community Misconceptions

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

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

# study - Friday 3 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Concussion symptoms three times higher in soccer players who head the ball Header

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

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

# study - Monday 30 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has one of the worst hospital waiting times in Europe Reality Check

Ireland has one of the worst hospital waiting times in Europe

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

# study - Sunday 29 January, 2017

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

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

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

# study - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie It looks like intelligence becomes much less important in a partner the older we get Age Old Problem

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

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

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

# study - Monday 9 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 6 facts about AI that will actually blow your mind Sponsored By Nci

6 facts about AI that will actually blow your mind

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

# study - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poland, India and Thailand better countries for expats than Ireland Work Life Balance

Poland, India and Thailand better countries for expats than Ireland

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

# study - Sunday 1 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Children should be screened for cholesterol to cut down on heart attacks' Child Heart Attack

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

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

# study - Friday 30 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Forget Brexit, Irish people are still strongly in favour of the EU EUR GRAND

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

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

# study - Thursday 22 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie It's official - Facebook makes you miserable, according to new research Lurkers

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

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

# study - Friday 9 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'New' fatherhood and greater diversity: How Irish families have changed in 100 years Family Rhythms

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Days on Earth are getting longer (very, very slowly) Long Day Eh?

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

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

# study - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

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

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

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.

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