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# 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.

# study - Thursday 11 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Report finds 11 Irish patients woke up during surgery Accidental Awareness

Report finds 11 Irish patients woke up during surgery

Overall the study found one in 19,000 patients say they’ve woken up during surgery.

# study - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie €1.83bn spent on Dublin property in the first 6 months of this year Home Sweet Home

€1.83bn spent on Dublin property in the first 6 months of this year

This is an increase of 45% on the same period last year.

# study - Thursday 4 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Don’t know how to help grandparents with dementia? Ask them about the olden days Tell Us A Story

# study - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish charity to look at how aspirin could help breast cancer patients Paint It Pink

Irish charity to look at how aspirin could help breast cancer patients

The Irish Cancer Society also launched a campaign calling on people to ‘Paint it Pink’ to raise money.

# study - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Students from closed colleges must be in education for immigration reasons – Minister Immigration Threshold

Students from closed colleges must be in education for immigration reasons – Minister

The reminder came as the Government announced a clamp down on ‘rogue operators’ in the international education sector

# study - Friday 29 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Urbanisation and increasing affluence are causing dire health consequences for China Time Bomb

Urbanisation and increasing affluence are causing dire health consequences for China

The number of people living with dementia has more than doubled from about 3.68 million in 1990 to 9.2 million in 2010.

# study - Friday 15 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Study of over 5 million confirms obesity link to cancer Obesity

Study of over 5 million confirms obesity link to cancer

The biggest study of its kind found that over there are around 12,000 obesity-related cancers a year.

# study - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish study finds aspirin may help stop breast cancer from spreading Prevention

Irish study finds aspirin may help stop breast cancer from spreading

However, researchers have cautioned that women should not start taking aspirin as a precautionary measure.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for students to study career-relevant subjects When I Grow Up I Want To Be

Calls for students to study career-relevant subjects

The American Chamber of Commerce supports the proposal that more points be given to students who study career or university relevant subjects.

# study - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish scientist to help combat aggressive ‘triple negative’ breast cancer UCD

Irish scientist to help combat aggressive ‘triple negative’ breast cancer

UCD’s Dr Madeline Murphy has been awarded €25,000 from the Breast Cancer Campaign.

# study - Saturday 2 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Have you been affected by gambling? Social Roulette

Have you been affected by gambling?

A new Irish study needs participants – and it will all be anonymous.

# study - Thursday 31 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Childhood asthma rates linked to black smoke in Galway Pollution

Childhood asthma rates linked to black smoke in Galway

A study has suggested that a drop in black smoke levels in the mid-nineties improved overall air quality and helped reduce hospital admissions for asthma.

# study - Thursday 24 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Suffer from lower back pain? Paracetamol might not be effective in relieving symptoms Placebo

Suffer from lower back pain? Paracetamol might not be effective in relieving symptoms

A study has found the drug to be no more effective than a placebo in treating the condition.

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