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# study - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Covid-19 vaccines mixing trial expands to include two additional jabs
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Covid-19 vaccines mixing trial expands to include two additional jabs

Wed 8:49 AM 21,522 Views 23 Comments

The trial will investigate whether different vaccines can be used for first and second doses.

# study - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Toddler tablet use linked to behavioural problems – study
# Screen Time
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Toddler tablet use linked to behavioural problems – study

Mar 18th 2021, 8:35 AM 63,850 Views 28 Comments

Researchers said that increased screen time has ‘multiple risks’ for child wellbeing.

# study - Monday 8 March, 2021

Significant drop in number of children drinking and smoking in the last two decades
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Significant drop in number of children drinking and smoking in the last two decades

Updated Mar 8th 2021, 2:29 PM 16,158 Views 30 Comments

More children reported feeling low and being on a diet compared with 1998.

# study - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Minimum wage hike did not lead to higher labour costs – ESRI
# Minimum Wage
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# Minimum Wage

Minimum wage hike did not lead to higher labour costs – ESRI

Feb 18th 2021, 7:30 AM 14,377 Views 24 Comments

There was no evidence that firms reduced their number of employees in response to the minimum wage increase.

# study - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Covid-19: UK researchers launch world-first study that will deliberately infect people with virus
# Coronavirus
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# Coronavirus

Covid-19: UK researchers launch world-first study that will deliberately infect people with virus

Feb 17th 2021, 1:30 PM 16,650 Views 13 Comments

The trial will start in the coming weeks.

# study - Sunday 31 January, 2021

Believers in Covid-19 conspiracies in the UK less likely to accept vaccine, study shows
# Misinformation
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# Misinformation

Believers in Covid-19 conspiracies in the UK less likely to accept vaccine, study shows

Jan 31st 2021, 12:30 PM 15,085 Views 42 Comments

The research was carried out by the University of Bristol and King’s College London.

# study - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Self-isolation after contact with a Covid-19 case could be cut to seven days – study
# Coronavirus
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# Coronavirus

Self-isolation after contact with a Covid-19 case could be cut to seven days – study

Jan 21st 2021, 7:31 AM 25,869 Views 17 Comments

New research has suggested that people who test negative after seven days of quarantine are unlikely to be infectious.

# study - Monday 18 January, 2021

Possibility of 'long Covid' could be established in patients soon after they are infected
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Possibility of 'long Covid' could be established in patients soon after they are infected

Jan 18th 2021, 4:42 PM 54,617 Views 18 Comments

New research suggests why some people experience longer-lasting symptoms of the virus.

# study - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

At least 20% of world population may not have access to Covid-19 vaccine until 2022, study warns
# Coronavirus
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# Coronavirus

At least 20% of world population may not have access to Covid-19 vaccine until 2022, study warns

Dec 16th 2020, 6:10 AM 9,357 Views 16 Comments

A second study estimates that 3.7 billion adults worldwide are willing to have a Covid-19 vaccine.

# study - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Irish scientists discover cause of 'skin-eating' conditions from False Widow spiders
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Irish scientists discover cause of 'skin-eating' conditions from False Widow spiders

Dec 1st 2020, 1:00 PM 27,352 Views 23 Comments

The finding was the result of research carried out by scientists at NUI Galway.

# study - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Mouthwash can kill coronavirus within 30 seconds in laboratory tests, study finds
# Research
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# Research

Mouthwash can kill coronavirus within 30 seconds in laboratory tests, study finds

Nov 17th 2020, 7:36 AM 65,202 Views 36 Comments

Professor David Thomas said although the study is very encouraging, more clinical research is now needed.

# study - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Young people who talk to parents about relationships 'significantly more likely' to use contraception during sex
# Esri Report
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# Esri Report

Young people who talk to parents about relationships 'significantly more likely' to use contraception during sex

Nov 10th 2020, 6:20 AM 16,831 Views 9 Comments

The findings are included in a report published today by the HSE and ESRI.

# study - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Cyberbullying rates in Ireland soared by '28% during lockdown'
# Cyberbullying
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# Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying rates in Ireland soared by '28% during lockdown'

Nov 5th 2020, 10:29 PM 10,195 Views 10 Comments

The younger children were, the more likely they were to be victims, the study found.

# study - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Thousands of Covid-19 deaths could be linked to air pollution – study
# Air Pollution
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# Air Pollution

Thousands of Covid-19 deaths could be linked to air pollution – study

Oct 27th 2020, 7:05 AM 28,784 Views 16 Comments

Researchers estimate that around 15% of coronavirus deaths worldwide could be attributed to long-term exposure to tiny particles of pollution.

# study - Monday 26 October, 2020

Nearly one-fifth of Tallaght hospital staff found to have coronavirus antibodies
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Nearly one-fifth of Tallaght hospital staff found to have coronavirus antibodies

Oct 26th 2020, 4:15 PM 109,478 Views 53 Comments

12% of participants had already tested positive for Covid-19 before this study.

# study - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

Study finds link between air pollution and neurological disorders
# Research
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# Research

Study finds link between air pollution and neurological disorders

Oct 20th 2020, 8:24 AM 17,055 Views 23 Comments

The study is the first nationwide analysis of the link between fine particulate pollution and neurodegenerative diseases in the US.

# study - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Two in five women who've experienced or are experiencing menopause think it's a taboo subject, research finds
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Two in five women who've experienced or are experiencing menopause think it's a taboo subject, research finds

Oct 13th 2020, 9:29 AM 15,049 Views 22 Comments

Of those who don’t discuss their menopausal symptoms, 22% cite embarrassment as a factor.

# study - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Social distancing rules for Covid-19 are based on outdated science, researchers argue
# Bmj
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# Bmj

Social distancing rules for Covid-19 are based on outdated science, researchers argue

Aug 26th 2020, 6:00 AM 38,639 Views 34 Comments

That’s according to research published in medical journal the BMJ.

# study - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Women who are pregnant or trying for a baby should avoid caffeine altogether, research suggests
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Women who are pregnant or trying for a baby should avoid caffeine altogether, research suggests

Aug 25th 2020, 8:43 AM 25,672 Views 40 Comments

The current guidelines from the HSE suggest that pregnant women drink no more than 200mg of caffeine per day.

# study - Thursday 20 August, 2020

Children may carry more Covid-19 in their system than previously thought, new research says
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Children may carry more Covid-19 in their system than previously thought, new research says

Aug 20th 2020, 9:18 AM 46,810 Views 84 Comments

The lead author of the study in the US said he “was not expecting the viral load to be so high” in children infected with Covid-19.

# study - Monday 17 August, 2020

Irish researchers begin new study on whether lockdown has led to more allergies
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Irish researchers begin new study on whether lockdown has led to more allergies

Aug 17th 2020, 7:16 AM 22,963 Views 29 Comments

The research project will involve 1,000 babies born in Ireland at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic.

# study - Thursday 13 August, 2020

3.4 million people have had Covid-19 in England - far more than official figures - according to study
# Antibody Test
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# Antibody Test

3.4 million people have had Covid-19 in England - far more than official figures - according to study

Aug 13th 2020, 7:06 AM 31,199 Views 52 Comments

The study tested for Covid-19 antibodies in 100,000 volunteers.

# study - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

No link to higher death rates from Covid-19 among ibuprofen users, study shows
# Ibuprofen
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# Ibuprofen

No link to higher death rates from Covid-19 among ibuprofen users, study shows

Aug 12th 2020, 6:55 PM 21,350 Views 19 Comments

Scientists launched a review to assess ties to the drug and Covid-19.

# study - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Embryos could be susceptible to Covid-19 in second week of pregnancy, study finds
# Pregnancy
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# Pregnancy

Embryos could be susceptible to Covid-19 in second week of pregnancy, study finds

Aug 5th 2020, 7:12 AM 17,547 Views 28 Comments

“It is important to say that this work is at a very hypothetical stage,” Professor Christoph Lees said.

# study - Friday 24 July, 2020

Mothers 'unlikely' to pass Covid-19 on to newborn babies via breastfeeding if precautions are taken
# The Lancet
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# The Lancet

Mothers 'unlikely' to pass Covid-19 on to newborn babies via breastfeeding if precautions are taken

Jul 24th 2020, 9:07 AM 11,438 Views 31 Comments

The findings were part of a preliminary study published in The Lancet.

Many Irish people 'may be in denial' about the amount of alcohol they drink
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Many Irish people 'may be in denial' about the amount of alcohol they drink

Jul 24th 2020, 7:47 AM 62,137 Views 81 Comments

Only a third of regular binge drinkers in Ireland recognise their drinking as harmful.

# study - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

Parents of children under 5 and women 'hardest hit by Covid-19 lockdown'
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Parents of children under 5 and women 'hardest hit by Covid-19 lockdown'

Jul 22nd 2020, 7:26 AM 31,380 Views 39 Comments

A study found no deterioration in mental health in men and the over-45s.

# study - Friday 26 June, 2020

Majority of children and teenagers with Covid-19 only experience mild symptoms, according to new research
# Symptomatic
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# Symptomatic

Majority of children and teenagers with Covid-19 only experience mild symptoms, according to new research

Jun 26th 2020, 6:15 AM 17,606 Views 9 Comments

A separate study also published by the Lancet examined brain function complications as a result of Covid-19.

# study - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

82% of Irish adults willing to download Covid-19 contact tracing app
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82% of Irish adults willing to download Covid-19 contact tracing app

Jun 24th 2020, 7:10 AM 18,774 Views 57 Comments

However, researchers involved in this study found that people are concerned about privacy.

# study - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Wet wipes: 50% of brands labelled 'flushable' actually contain microplastics (and shouldn't be flushed)
# Pollution
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# Pollution

Wet wipes: 50% of brands labelled 'flushable' actually contain microplastics (and shouldn't be flushed)

Jun 23rd 2020, 6:20 AM 12,141 Views 21 Comments

The researched looked at how sanitary products are polluting Irish oceans.

Smoking, alcohol and poor diet: Over half of Irish 17-year-olds categorised as having 'unhealthy' lifestyles
# Growing Up In Ireland
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# Growing Up In Ireland

Smoking, alcohol and poor diet: Over half of Irish 17-year-olds categorised as having 'unhealthy' lifestyles

Jun 23rd 2020, 6:00 AM 19,466 Views 18 Comments

The findings formed part of a study by the Economic and Social Research Institute.

# study - Friday 19 June, 2020

Medics call for DIY warning after hospital sees ladder-related injuries triple during Covid lockdown
# Covid-19
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# Covid-19

Medics call for DIY warning after hospital sees ladder-related injuries triple during Covid lockdown

Jun 19th 2020, 6:10 AM 16,535 Views 28 Comments

The recommendation was made as part of a new study by Irish researchers.

# study - Saturday 13 June, 2020

Physical distancing may have long-term impact on teenagers' relationships
# The Lancet
From TheJournal.ie
# The Lancet

Physical distancing may have long-term impact on teenagers' relationships

Jun 13th 2020, 7:00 AM 25,392 Views 19 Comments

“Even if physical distancing measures are temporary, several months represents a large proportion of a young person’s life,” one author of a scientific opinion piece said.

# study - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

'Much lower risk' of Covid-19 spreading beyond one metre - study
# The Lancet
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# The Lancet

'Much lower risk' of Covid-19 spreading beyond one metre - study

Jun 2nd 2020, 11:08 AM 25,027 Views 45 Comments

A new study by The Lancet has analysed various measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

# study - Friday 29 May, 2020

Irish-focused study finds no evidence that Covid-19 was transmitted in schools before government closures
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Irish-focused study finds no evidence that Covid-19 was transmitted in schools before government closures

May 29th 2020, 11:42 AM 14,599 Views 26 Comments

The authors suggest that evidence of transmission among school children has yet to emerge.

# study - Monday 25 May, 2020

Greater Dublin best placed to deal with post-Covid crisis due to remote working options, UCC study finds
# Economic Impact
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# Economic Impact

Greater Dublin best placed to deal with post-Covid crisis due to remote working options, UCC study finds

May 25th 2020, 11:37 AM 15,395 Views 17 Comments

The study warns there are regional implications due to dependency on sectors less able to work remotely and socially distance.

# study - Saturday 23 May, 2020

Take a survey: How has the news affected your reaction to Covid-19?
# Psychology
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# Psychology

Take a survey: How has the news affected your reaction to Covid-19?

May 23rd 2020, 6:30 AM 28,279 Views 33 Comments

A psychology study is kicking off in UCD and UCC.

# study - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Earth has lost more than one quarter of land-dwelling insects in the past 30 years
# Little Critters
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# Little Critters

Earth has lost more than one quarter of land-dwelling insects in the past 30 years

Apr 23rd 2020, 10:28 PM 16,243 Views 32 Comments

Insects are disappearing at a rate of just under 1% a year with much variation from place to place.

New research suggests Vitamin D can reduce severity of Covid-19 symptoms
# Sunshine
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# Sunshine

New research suggests Vitamin D can reduce severity of Covid-19 symptoms

Apr 23rd 2020, 5:32 PM 59,976 Views 53 Comments

Vitamin D is present in foods such as oily fish, cheese and egg yolks.

UK announces large-scale study to track the spread of Covid-19
# Sample
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# Sample

UK announces large-scale study to track the spread of Covid-19

Apr 23rd 2020, 8:01 AM 11,948 Views 29 Comments

At first, 25,000 people will be tested using self-administered nose and throat swabs to see if they have Covid-19.

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