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#Research

# research - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Youths who identify as sexual minorities more vulnerable to depression from age 10 Research

Youths who identify as sexual minorities more vulnerable to depression from age 10

Findings suggest that sexual minority youths and are four times more likely to report recent self-harm at ages 16 and 21 years than their heterosexual peers.

# research - Sunday 9 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie This ancient strain of plague may have aided in wipeout of Neolithic Europeans Plague

This ancient strain of plague may have aided in wipeout of Neolithic Europeans

New research suggests that plague may have been spread among Neolithic European settlements by traders.

# research - Saturday 1 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Thyroid cancer impact on children and teens following Fukushima nuclear accident Study

Thyroid cancer impact on children and teens following Fukushima nuclear accident

More than 3,600 people died from causes such as illness and suicide linked to the aftermath of the tragedy.

# research - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Angry customers and bullying: Why job stress in Ireland has doubled Long Hours

Angry customers and bullying: Why job stress in Ireland has doubled

Employees in the health sector and public administration experience the highest levels of job stress.

# research - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Antidepressant prescriptions increased after Brexit vote England

Antidepressant prescriptions increased after Brexit vote

The UK voted to leave the EU on 23 June 2016.

# research - Monday 19 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie MDMA makes you more likely to cooperate, but only with trustworthy people - study MDMA

MDMA makes you more likely to cooperate, but only with trustworthy people - study

The team behind the study said their findings could help the treatment of psychiatric conditions such as PTSD.

# research - Saturday 17 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie UCD research to explore how child abuse survivors found strength in their struggles Trauma

UCD research to explore how child abuse survivors found strength in their struggles

The research aims to identify the positive factors that helped peole who experienced trauma in their childhoods.

# research - Thursday 8 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Smoking and diabetes have a greater impact on heart attack risk in women than men - study Bmj

Smoking and diabetes have a greater impact on heart attack risk in women than men - study

Smoking increased a woman’s risk of a heart attack by 55% more than it increased the risk in a man.

# research - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Many non-Irish nationals are as likely to be employed and as educated as Irish people Study

Many non-Irish nationals are as likely to be employed and as educated as Irish people

Research published by the ESRI this morning examines how well migrants are settling into Ireland.

# research - Sunday 4 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Culture strongly influences how young people cope with natural disasters, study finds Natural Disasters

Culture strongly influences how young people cope with natural disasters, study finds

“We found that culture really matters in terms of how adolescents respond to a disaster.”

# research - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie One fifth of obese 13-year-olds in Ireland believe they are just the right weight Growing Up In Ireland

One fifth of obese 13-year-olds in Ireland believe they are just the right weight

A new report published today noted similar findings among parents of obese children.

# research - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Study says humans can recognise 5,000 faces Research

Study says humans can recognise 5,000 faces

The study by the University of York found that humans could recall between 1,000 to 10,000 faces.

# research - Saturday 29 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie First-born children more likely than younger siblings to learn about sex from parents Sex Education

First-born children more likely than younger siblings to learn about sex from parents

The order in which children are born may play a significant role in how they learn about sex, especially for boys.

# research - Thursday 27 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie About one in three stillbirths occur before 28 weeks but are not officially recognised Pregnancy

About one in three stillbirths occur before 28 weeks but are not officially recognised

“To a mother or father, a second trimester stillbirth is no less tragic than a stillbirth at 28 weeks.”

# research - Sunday 23 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie It's not just for kids - even adults appear to benefit from a regular bedtime, study finds Research

It's not just for kids - even adults appear to benefit from a regular bedtime, study finds

The study found that irregular sleepers were also more likely to report depression and stress than regular sleepers.

# research - Monday 17 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie How Irish researchers will explore Atlantic Ocean over next two years Deep Dive

How Irish researchers will explore Atlantic Ocean over next two years

18 state-of-the-art seismometers will measure movement at the floor of the ocean.

# research - Thursday 13 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Anorexia patients hide batteries in sanitary pads to appear heavier while being treated in hospital Sligo

Anorexia patients hide batteries in sanitary pads to appear heavier while being treated in hospital

Some also engage in “animated conversation” in an effort to burn calories.

# research - Thursday 6 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Groundbreaking new cancer treatment discovered by Belfast researchers Queen's University

Groundbreaking new cancer treatment discovered by Belfast researchers

The process uses the aggressive nature of cancer cells against them.

# research - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Over 1.4 billion adults globally at risk of disease from not doing enough physical activity Study

Over 1.4 billion adults globally at risk of disease from not doing enough physical activity

The diseases include type two diabetes, dementia, cardiovascular disease and some cancers.

# research - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Being homeless for more than six months can significantly damage children's health - study Homelessness

Being homeless for more than six months can significantly damage children's health - study

Although the study is US-based, many factors of it still ring true for those children who are homeless in Ireland.

# research - Sunday 2 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Researchers say plastic is 'indispensable' so they're trying to make it more sustainable Food Waste

Researchers say plastic is 'indispensable' so they're trying to make it more sustainable

Some 500,000 tonnes of plastic waste from the EU end up in the sea every year.

# research - Saturday 25 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie No partitions between desks may be 'healthier' for office workers Study

No partitions between desks may be 'healthier' for office workers

This layout is linked to higher levels of physical activity while at work, and lower levels of stress outside the office, a new study suggests.

# research - Thursday 23 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie New research shows 10% of children do not wear seatbelts while travelling on Irish roads Belt Up

New research shows 10% of children do not wear seatbelts while travelling on Irish roads

Gardaí have warned motorists to safeguard everyone who gets into a vehicle.

# research - Sunday 19 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Poor sleep triggers viral loneliness and social rejection, study finds Sleep Deprivation

Poor sleep triggers viral loneliness and social rejection, study finds

That alienating vibe also makes sleep-deprived individuals more socially unattractive to others.

# research - Sunday 12 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Out of your league? Study shows most online daters seek more desirable mates Research

Out of your league? Study shows most online daters seek more desirable mates

The majority of people in the analysed dating networks contact other people who are 25% more desirable than themselves.

# research - Thursday 9 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Irish climate scientists are warning that the drought in Dublin is far from over Research

Irish climate scientists are warning that the drought in Dublin is far from over

Researchers are warning that recent rains do not even begin to undo months of deficit.

# research - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Sleeping more than eight hours a night increases your mortality risk, study finds Research

Sleeping more than eight hours a night increases your mortality risk, study finds

A sleep duration of 10 hours is linked with 30% increased risk of dying compared to sleeping for seven hours.

From TheJournal.ie 70% of female students in Ireland experience sexual hostility or gender harassment Consent

70% of female students in Ireland experience sexual hostility or gender harassment

54% of first-year women students reported experiencing sexual hostility or crude gender harassment since starting college.

# research - Monday 6 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Irish and US researchers teaming up to help save bees Food Security

Irish and US researchers teaming up to help save bees

More than half of Ireland’s bee species have experienced substantial declines since the 1980s.

# research - Friday 3 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Irish researchers have developed a 'game-changer' for tired sportspeople Decision Makers

Irish researchers have developed a 'game-changer' for tired sportspeople

The supplement was developed to aid warfighters.

# research - Thursday 2 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Not drinking alcohol in middle age has been linked to an increased risk of dementia Research

Not drinking alcohol in middle age has been linked to an increased risk of dementia

People who don’t drink in midlife have been found to have a 45% higher risk of dementia.

# research - Saturday 28 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Why men say they've had more lifetime sexual partners than women Let's Talk About Sex

Why men say they've had more lifetime sexual partners than women

Men in a new survey reported an average of 14 partners over their lifetime while women reported seven.

# research - Sunday 22 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie The older you get, the worse at making decisions you may become Too Many Options

The older you get, the worse at making decisions you may become

Younger children are more likely to take both numerical and social information into account, new research has found.

# research - Saturday 14 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Parents with severe trauma in childhood more likely to have children with behavioural problems Research

Parents with severe trauma in childhood more likely to have children with behavioural problems

The types of childhood hardships include divorce or separation of parents, death of a parent, and emotional, physical or sexual abuse.

From TheJournal.ie People trust science experts more than the government - even when they say outlandish things Balderdash

People trust science experts more than the government - even when they say outlandish things

Researchers from London conducted three large-scale experiments in the US and the UK for the study.

# research - Saturday 30 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Men's testosterone levels largely determined by their childhood environment, study finds Hormones

Men's testosterone levels largely determined by their childhood environment, study finds

The study challenges the theory that testosterone levels are controlled by genetics or race.

# research - Sunday 24 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Cambridge scientists went to the bother of finding out more about the sound of a dripping tap Mystery Solved

Cambridge scientists went to the bother of finding out more about the sound of a dripping tap

They have also identified a simple solution to stop it.

# research - Saturday 23 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Parasites can even manipulate uninfected animals into doing what they want Mind Control

Parasites can even manipulate uninfected animals into doing what they want

The urge to remain in a group has been shown to make fish engage in risky behaviour, increasing their chances of being eaten.

# research - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Scientists in Waterford find nutritional supplement combo that slows down Alzheimer's disease Research

Scientists in Waterford find nutritional supplement combo that slows down Alzheimer's disease

The researchers say that their 18-month study has yielded a “statistically significant” finding and is a “breakthrough”.

# research - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Marriage is (literally) good for the heart, new study finds Healthy Heart

Marriage is (literally) good for the heart, new study finds

The study examined ethnically varied populations in Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia.

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