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# study - Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie Bikram yoga is 'no more effective than yoga practiced at room temperature' Don't Sweat It

Bikram yoga is 'no more effective than yoga practiced at room temperature'

This type of yoga is carried out in a room heated to 35–42 degrees Celsius.

# study - Sunday 14 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Myth debunked: Age isn't a risk factor for complications after surgery among older patients Research

Myth debunked: Age isn't a risk factor for complications after surgery among older patients

Instead, frailty, depressive symptoms, cognitive impairment and smoking were associated with postoperative complications.

# study - Saturday 13 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Women who work nights have a strikingly increased risk of getting cancer Research

Women who work nights have a strikingly increased risk of getting cancer

Overall long-term night shift work increased the risk of cancer by 19%.

# study - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie PLC courses are training people for jobs that don't exist Changes Needed

PLC courses are training people for jobs that don't exist

Hairdressing, early childhood care, and community services courses show a far greater number of places available on PLCs compared to the actual number of jobs available.

# study - Sunday 7 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Ancient DNA evidence reveals story of first Native Americans to enter the continent Ancient Beringians

Ancient DNA evidence reveals story of first Native Americans to enter the continent

A team of researchers made the discovery using DNA from a six-month-old Native American infant.

From TheJournal.ie We're one step closer to understanding the 'most mysterious star in the universe' Tabby's Star

We're one step closer to understanding the 'most mysterious star in the universe'

Tabby’s Star has been inexplicably dimming and brightening sporadically like no other for years.

# study - Friday 22 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie How do different types of alcoholic drinks affect emotions? Scientific Study

How do different types of alcoholic drinks affect emotions?

Yes, someone’s finally done a scientific study.

From TheJournal.ie Vampire bat rabies kills hundreds of cows a year as it spreads across Peru Study

Vampire bat rabies kills hundreds of cows a year as it spreads across Peru

It’s thought that raising awareness of the disease could reduce the cost associated with vampire bat rabies.

# study - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Student sex survey: 8% of women have had non-consensual sexual contact in the last year Consent

Student sex survey: 8% of women have had non-consensual sexual contact in the last year

The study also focused on the role alcohol plays in young people’s sex lives.

# study - Sunday 17 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie This video game helps doctors perform better in severe trauma situations Research

This video game helps doctors perform better in severe trauma situations

Physicians who played the game had a 53% failure rate, compared to 74% for those who studied the textbooks.

# study - Saturday 16 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Myth debunked: Rainy weather does NOT cause achy joints and sore backs Research

Myth debunked: Rainy weather does NOT cause achy joints and sore backs

Researchers from Harvard Medical School found there is no correlation between achy joints and rainfall.

# study - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie ESRI forecasts strong growth in economy ... but Brexit will hamper some sectors Economy

ESRI forecasts strong growth in economy ... but Brexit will hamper some sectors

The ESRI expects unemployment rates to fall to around 5% in 2018.

# study - Sunday 3 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Why do your ears hang low? New research shows the answer to that question can be very complicated Earlobe

Why do your ears hang low? New research shows the answer to that question can be very complicated

New research gives a glimpse into how different genes interact to produce traits.

From TheJournal.ie Marriage could help reduce the risk of dementia - study Heartwarming

Marriage could help reduce the risk of dementia - study

The widowed were 20% more likely to develop dementia than married people, the meta analysis indicated.

# study - Thursday 30 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Real change': Breakthrough drug could halve length of migraine attacks Clear Head

'Real change': Breakthrough drug could halve length of migraine attacks

Half of those who took part in the trial saw the length of their migraine reduce when they took the drug erenumab.

# study - Thursday 23 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Losing darkness at night: LED lights are boosting light pollution worldwide Goodnight To Night

Losing darkness at night: LED lights are boosting light pollution worldwide

Nighttime lights disrupt our body clocks and raise the risks of cancer, diabetes and depression.

# study - Monday 20 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Imagine getting rape threats when you open an app': The toll of online abuse on women Amnesty Survey

'Imagine getting rape threats when you open an app': The toll of online abuse on women

Women in eight different countries reported feeling anxious, less confident and unable to sleep after receiving abuse online.

# study - Sunday 19 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Motivating alternative': Virtual reality therapy just as effective as regular therapy after stroke Research

'Motivating alternative': Virtual reality therapy just as effective as regular therapy after stroke

That’s according to new research published in the Neurology journal.

# study - Thursday 16 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Study shows video games could cut dementia risk in seniors Brain Training

Study shows video games could cut dementia risk in seniors

The trial studied nearly 3,000 older people.

# study - Friday 10 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has only recovered by 41% from the recession Are We There Yet

Ireland has only recovered by 41% from the recession

The 2016 Deprivation Index, which is deemed to be a more detailed view of how the economy is performing, was published yesterday.

# study - Thursday 9 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Nobody should live in fear due to lack of garda resources': 45% of all agricultural crime not reported to gardaí Rural Crime

'Nobody should live in fear due to lack of garda resources': 45% of all agricultural crime not reported to gardaí

A new ICSA study looks at why agricultural crimes are not being reported to gardaí.

# study - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie There's been a rise in weather-related disasters of almost 50% and it's being blamed on climate change Day After Tomorrow

There's been a rise in weather-related disasters of almost 50% and it's being blamed on climate change

Between 2007 and 2016, there was a 46% increases in the number of weather-related disasters.

# study - Monday 30 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Doctors in Irish hospitals sharing sensitive patient data on Whatsapp Research

Doctors in Irish hospitals sharing sensitive patient data on Whatsapp

A research paper has identified the widespread use of WhatsApp at the University Hospital Limerick.

# study - Saturday 28 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Almost half of people with food allergies develop them in adulthood - US study Misconception

Almost half of people with food allergies develop them in adulthood - US study

Shellfish and peanut allergies were the most common among US adults.

# study - Thursday 26 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Oberstown: Almost half of children detained in centre at risk of abuse or neglect Study

Oberstown: Almost half of children detained in centre at risk of abuse or neglect

This is according to the a new study into the detainees of the centre.

# study - Friday 20 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Pollution linked to nine million deaths around the world in 2015 (and close to 1,800 of those were in Ireland) The Lancet

Pollution linked to nine million deaths around the world in 2015 (and close to 1,800 of those were in Ireland)

A major study in The Lancet looked at the effect pollution has on countries around the world.

# study - Thursday 19 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie No public health policy has 'been designed with the homeless population specifically in mind' Crisis Point

No public health policy has 'been designed with the homeless population specifically in mind'

A new study has shown increases in the number of homeless people dying from drug and/or alcohol abuse and on methadone.

# study - Friday 13 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Gamble on sports? 'Tone' of tweets can help predict the outcome of football matches Study

Gamble on sports? 'Tone' of tweets can help predict the outcome of football matches

A study has found that the tone of a Twitter post that can predict when a team is more likely to win.

# study - Sunday 8 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Meteorites splashing into warm ponds could have started life on Earth Dawn Of Life

Meteorites splashing into warm ponds could have started life on Earth

A new study points to the life-giving potential of these “warm little ponds”.

# study - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Former rugby players suffer joint, bone problems - study

The participants were on average 60 years old, and they had played rugby for an average 20 years.

# study - Saturday 23 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Sexual and aggressive impulses overlap in male animal brains, but not in females - study Brain

Sexual and aggressive impulses overlap in male animal brains, but not in females - study

The finding could help develop a drug that would suppress extreme aggression in humans.

# study - Monday 18 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Diesel emissions may be responsible for 5,000 deaths in Europe every year Pollution

Diesel emissions may be responsible for 5,000 deaths in Europe every year

Researchers say almost half of those deaths could be preventable.

# study - Friday 15 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Seven million deaths were caused by tobacco use last year Premature Death

Seven million deaths were caused by tobacco use last year

The study made findings on life expectancy and causes of death.

# study - Monday 11 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Rise in house sales along commuter belts due to lack of affordable homes in Dublin For Sale

Rise in house sales along commuter belts due to lack of affordable homes in Dublin

A MyHome.ie study shows the number of house sales has increased by 8.4% in the first half of 2017.

# study - Sunday 10 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Many mislabelled moisturisers are causing problems for skin disorder sufferers Study

Many mislabelled moisturisers are causing problems for skin disorder sufferers

A new study has found that moisturisers marked ‘fragrance free’ and ‘hypoallergenic’ often were not.

# study - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Heavy drinking may affect young male and female brains very differently Electric Responses

Heavy drinking may affect young male and female brains very differently

There are hundreds of alcohol-related deaths in Ireland every year.

# study - Thursday 24 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 11 minutes of mindfulness enough to make heavy drinkers cut back on alcohol, study says All In The Mind

11 minutes of mindfulness enough to make heavy drinkers cut back on alcohol, study says

New research suggests that mindfulness is more effective than relaxation techniques at curbing drinkers’ urges.

# study - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Most schools with low uptake rate of HPV vaccine are disadvantaged - study Irish Medical Journal

Most schools with low uptake rate of HPV vaccine are disadvantaged - study

The study examined 577 schools across the country and analysed figures from the 2013/2014 academic year.

# study - Sunday 6 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Deadly heat waves could hit South Asia this century Global Warming

Deadly heat waves could hit South Asia this century

Global warming could lead to uninhabitable temperatures, a study found.

# study - Saturday 5 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Women with history of gum disease at higher risk of cancer, study says Warning Signs

Women with history of gum disease at higher risk of cancer, study says

Women who have a history of gum disease face a higher risk of several types of cancer, particularly tumours in the oesophagus and breasts.

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