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#Testing

# testing - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie An Post managed to deliver this word puzzle to an RTÉ DJ The Post Scrambler

An Post managed to deliver this word puzzle to an RTÉ DJ

David Curran has set up a blog where he puts postmen’s problem solving to the test.

# testing - Sunday 7 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 133 drivers in fatal crashes were not breathalysed last year Road Deaths

133 drivers in fatal crashes were not breathalysed last year

The majority of drivers received fatal injuries at the scene.

# testing - Thursday 4 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The ‘female Viagra’ could be coming very soon Start Your Engines

The ‘female Viagra’ could be coming very soon

The side effects don’t exactly breed confidence though.

# testing - Monday 1 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A new test can tell from your fingerprint if you’ve taken drugs Fingered For The Crime

A new test can tell from your fingerprint if you’ve taken drugs

The test can’t be faked.

# testing - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

‘There was a degree of inevitability’ that a GAA player would fail a drugs test

GPA Chief Executive Dessie Farrell speaks out after a week that cast the drugs issue into the spotlight

# testing - Saturday 7 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Increase in men seeking STI testing after Irish Six Nations games AWAY FROM HOME

Increase in men seeking STI testing after Irish Six Nations games

One specialist said he was also expecting a surge in people seeking appointments for STI screening after next week’s Cheltenham Festival.

# testing - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

UFC backs 4-year doping bans, to introduce increased out-of-competition testing

Dana White and Lorenzo Feritta addressed its PEDs issue at a press conference this evening.

# testing - Monday 9 February, 2015

From Business ETC This smartphone gadget will tell you if you have an STD or not Detection

This smartphone gadget will tell you if you have an STD or not

The dongle can test you for HIV and syphilis and deliver the results in the space of 15 minutes.

# testing - Friday 2 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí will be able to test your saliva on the roadside by the end of this year Under The Influence

Gardaí will be able to test your saliva on the roadside by the end of this year

As part of the tender process, testing is currently underway so suitable devices can be chosen.

# testing - Thursday 27 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Average age of HIV diagnosis for gay and bisexual men has fallen to 32 HIV

Average age of HIV diagnosis for gay and bisexual men has fallen to 32

Committee on Health and Children today, who will be focusing on advances in testing opportunities for HIV and enhancing engagement with health services,

# testing - Friday 21 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 200 cases of bowel cancer found through screening Testing

200 cases of bowel cancer found through screening

95% of the tests are normal.

From TheJournal.ie Is the water you’re paying for good enough to drink? This water quality test can tell you… Water Supply

Is the water you’re paying for good enough to drink? This water quality test can tell you…

The two Cork-based scientific organisations said there is a clear demand to ensure our water supply is safe.

# testing - Friday 10 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Worst Ebola epidemic in history’: Medical experts say new treatments need to be fast-tracked Stop The Spread

‘Worst Ebola epidemic in history’: Medical experts say new treatments need to be fast-tracked

Health professionals say randomised controlled trials are unethical and impractical.

# testing - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

From Business ETC Facebook plans to start testing its WiFi drones next year

Facebook plans to start testing its WiFi drones next year

The drone aircraft are expected to fly at an altitude of at least 60,000 feet, without a human operator

# testing - Friday 5 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ebola outbreak could easily have been averted, says expert EBOLA

Ebola outbreak could easily have been averted, says expert

There has been criticism of the World Health Organisation over the slow response to the Ebola outbreak.

# testing - Thursday 7 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘PSA’ prostate cancer screening reduces deaths by a fifth Men's Health

‘PSA’ prostate cancer screening reduces deaths by a fifth

The authors of the study said it is not the time to introduce population-based screening.

# testing - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Definite line of inquiry’ being followed into source of Tolka pollution Dublin

‘Definite line of inquiry’ being followed into source of Tolka pollution

A temporary barrier placed on the river to prevent the pollution spreading has been removed.

# testing - Monday 21 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie After naming, will the government make paternity testing mandatory? Who's The Daddy

After naming, will the government make paternity testing mandatory?

The question comes in light of new laws that make naming the father mandatory.

# testing - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Rugby had higher percentage of positive drugs tests than athletics in 2013

1.3 per cent of the samples taken in rugby showed the presence of prohibited substances.

# testing - Thursday 3 July, 2014

From Business ETC Facebook carried out hundreds of tests on users with few limits Experiments

Facebook carried out hundreds of tests on users with few limits

The experiments, carried out by Facebook’s Data Science team, covered topics like the causes of loneliness, how social behaviours spread through networks, and ‘political mobilisation messages.’

# testing - Sunday 8 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Once you say you’re HIV positive, you can’t take it back’ Dublin Aids Alliance

‘Once you say you’re HIV positive, you can’t take it back’

HIV in Ireland: screening, stigma and support

# testing - Friday 6 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie More gay men are seeking STI testing and advice Sexual Health

More gay men are seeking STI testing and advice

One in five of those tested at the Gay Men’s Health Service clinic in Dublin last year received a diagnosis.

# testing - Sunday 18 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish man gets ‘all clear’ after deadly MERS virus fears Saudi Arabia

Irish man gets ‘all clear’ after deadly MERS virus fears

Paddy Reilly was tested after travelling on the same plane as an American man who was later diagnosed with the potentially fatal MERs virus.

# testing - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Video column: Have you ever been tested for an STI? Sex

Video column: Have you ever been tested for an STI?

Katie Varvos asks why young Irish people aren’t getting STI tests and she even takes one online.

# testing - Saturday 23 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Campaign to reduce stigma, as stats show 50 per cent of HIV diagnoses are happening late Testing Week

Campaign to reduce stigma, as stats show 50 per cent of HIV diagnoses are happening late

Latest figures from the World Health Organisation show that 1 in 3 of the 2.3 million people living with the condition in Europe are unaware that they are HIV positive.

# testing - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie World Diabetes Day urges people to get proactive about their health Diabetes

World Diabetes Day urges people to get proactive about their health

More than 371 million people in the world have diabetes, but one in two of us could be unaware that we have it.

# testing - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie NUIG recruiting participants aged 64 and over to test system that detects falls Accident And Injury

NUIG recruiting participants aged 64 and over to test system that detects falls

The portable fall detector incorporates accelerometers which are capable of running complex falls detection algorithms.

# testing - Friday 8 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should employers screen employees for alcohol misuse? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should employers screen employees for alcohol misuse?

The idea has been mooted in the UK today.

# testing - Friday 18 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Brazil activists free 200 dogs used for drug tests Brazil

Brazil activists free 200 dogs used for drug tests

Most of the animals were said to have had their skins shaven.

# testing - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Reilly: Chlamydia screening programme ‘would not be cost-effective’ Chlamydia

Reilly: Chlamydia screening programme ‘would not be cost-effective’

The minister said it would be difficult to achieve te necessary coverage levels to reduce the reservoir of infection in the Irish population.

# testing - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Now you can test yourself for STIs in your own home Home Testing Kit

Now you can test yourself for STIs in your own home

A new home testing kit for common STIs will cost from €50, compared to the usual cost of €125.

# testing - Saturday 30 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Video: How does the food safety inspection process work in Ireland? Food Safety This post contains videos

Video: How does the food safety inspection process work in Ireland?

There are around 50,000 food points of sale in the country with just 300 inspectors to ensure that they meet food safety standards.

# testing - Monday 25 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Revenue to introduce new marker system in crackdown on fuel laundering Fuel Laundering

Revenue to introduce new marker system in crackdown on fuel laundering

The current marker system has been deemed ineffective as criminals use acid to wash the dye from the agri-fuel.

# testing - Friday 21 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why are we getting complacent with our sexual health? Opinion

Column: Why are we getting complacent with our sexual health?

We should know by now that having unprotected sex is not safe, writes Anna Quigley – so why are we engaging in risky sexual behaviour?

# testing - Saturday 20 October, 2012

From Business ETC 17 interview questions to test if you’ll fit in at a company Careers

17 interview questions to test if you’ll fit in at a company

Some are straightforward, some seem like trick questions – all are designed to gain real insight into your personality.

# testing - Thursday 6 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Sample DNA testing of pigmeat begins Farming

Sample DNA testing of pigmeat begins

The testing is to expose misleading labelling of meat, the Irish Farmers’ Association has said.

# testing - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Cork beaches remain closed as technical difficulty delays E.coli test results Cork Beaches

Cork beaches remain closed as technical difficulty delays E.coli test results

Water quality concerns sparked seven beach closures in Co Cork last week.

# testing - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Rugby round-up: Ulster draw with Tigers on a chastening day for Leinster and Connacht

It was a tough day for two of the provinces in England while Mark Anscombe’s men needed a late try to avoid defeat.

# testing - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Clontarf water disruption: DCC says water can be boiled for use Water This post contains images

Clontarf water disruption: DCC says water can be boiled for use

In photos: Tankers supply water as testing continues in St Lawrence district metre area of north Dublin.

# testing - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Tankers in place as Dublin water disruption continues Water

Tankers in place as Dublin water disruption continues

Homes and businesses in a north Dublin area have been advised not to drink their water pending further tests.

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