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# study - Last week 27th November 2022 - 3rd December 2022

Fossil ‘overturns more than a century of knowledge about origin of modern birds’
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Fossil ‘overturns more than a century of knowledge about origin of modern birds’

Wed 9:43 PM 20,315 Views 7 Comments

Each of the roughly 11,000 species of birds on Earth today is classified into one of two groups, based on the arrangement of their palate bones.

# study - Last month November 2022

One in every five low paid workers in Ireland is aged over 50, report finds
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One in every five low paid workers in Ireland is aged over 50, report finds

Nov 25th 2022, 7:50 AM 8,884 Views 23 Comments

Of the 420,000 low paid workers in Ireland, approximately 80,000 individuals are aged over 50.

Just over half of nine-year-olds own a phone, up 10% on ten years ago
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Just over half of nine-year-olds own a phone, up 10% on ten years ago

Updated Nov 21st 2022, 7:45 AM 9,503 Views 19 Comments

The report has compared the lives of nine-year-olds in 2007/8 and nine-year-olds in 2017/18.

# study - This year 2022

Rugby players face highly increased MND risk - study
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Rugby players face highly increased MND risk - study

Oct 4th 2022, 11:53 PM 4,237 Views 6 Comments

Academics studied a cohort of former Scottish internationals.

Europe’s top clubs paid record-high price for injuries last season
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Europe’s top clubs paid record-high price for injuries last season

Sep 29th 2022, 8:25 AM 4,658 Views 1 Comment

Injury costs surpassed the half a billion pound mark for the first time last season.

Dogs can sniff out the scent of stress, new study from Belfast researchers suggests From TheJournal.ie

Dogs can sniff out the scent of stress, new study from Belfast researchers suggests

Sep 28th 2022, 7:41 PM 15,453 Views 10 Comments

Researchers say the skill could be useful when training service dogs and therapy dogs.

Inequalities in mortality rates across socio-economic and ethnic groups remain in Ireland
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Inequalities in mortality rates across socio-economic and ethnic groups remain in Ireland

Sep 15th 2022, 6:00 AM 7,742 Views 0 Comments

That’s according to research published today by the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI).

Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder 'may be detectable years before illnesses begin'
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Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder 'may be detectable years before illnesses begin'

Sep 8th 2022, 6:00 AM 25,012 Views 10 Comments

A new study led by UCD suggests the possibility of earlier intervention and even prevention of the illnesses.

Installing electric heat pumps in Irish homes could increase costs by up to 46%
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Installing electric heat pumps in Irish homes could increase costs by up to 46%

Aug 3rd 2022, 6:53 AM 60,757 Views 71 Comments

The ESRI study found that retrofitting homes to a standard needed to support a heat pump was ‘by far’ the greatest driver of cost.

Bringing native lynx and wolves back to Ireland could help curb damaging deer, research finds
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Bringing native lynx and wolves back to Ireland could help curb damaging deer, research finds

Jun 16th 2022, 11:10 AM 35,190 Views 65 Comments

Invasive species, such as sika deer, are “evolutionary naive” to native predators.

Survey shows 1 in 10 people in Ireland blamed Covid-19 symptoms on 5G radiation
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Survey shows 1 in 10 people in Ireland blamed Covid-19 symptoms on 5G radiation

Jun 1st 2022, 11:02 AM 16,817 Views 52 Comments

Young people, religious people, and those with fewer educational qualifications were the most likely to believe this.

Researchers seeking 120 former footballers for study into reducing risk of dementia
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Researchers seeking 120 former footballers for study into reducing risk of dementia

Apr 26th 2022, 1:03 PM 1,478 Views 0 Comments

Several members of the 1966 England World Cup-winning squad, including Jack Charlton and Nobby Stiles, were suffering from dementia at the time of their deaths.

Astronomers observe most distant galaxy ever spotted
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Astronomers observe most distant galaxy ever spotted

Apr 7th 2022, 12:51 PM 11,243 Views 7 Comments

The galaxy candidate is some 13.5 billion light-years away, and scientists are speculating what exactly it is.

Depression a 'neglected global health crisis' despite impacting one in 20 people each year - study
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Depression a 'neglected global health crisis' despite impacting one in 20 people each year - study

Feb 16th 2022, 6:15 AM 6,657 Views 1 Comment

The study, commissioned by The Lancet, found that depression remains poorly recognised and misunderstood despite being a common condition.

Manchester United awarded most penalties in Europe’s ‘big five’ leagues – study
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Manchester United awarded most penalties in Europe’s ‘big five’ leagues – study

Jan 17th 2022, 6:19 PM 7,206 Views 12 Comments

The Red Devils pipped Paris St Germain to top spot in the study, which covered England, France, Spain, Germany and Italy.

# study - Last year 2021

Sauropod dinosaurs preferred warmer regions of Earth, study suggests
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Sauropod dinosaurs preferred warmer regions of Earth, study suggests

Dec 17th 2021, 10:40 PM 12,428 Views 11 Comments

The findings suggest the long-necked animals may have had a different physiology from other dinosaurs.

Strong relationships with parents, peers and teachers 'key to child and adolescent wellbeing'
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Strong relationships with parents, peers and teachers 'key to child and adolescent wellbeing'

Dec 8th 2021, 6:00 AM 14,578 Views 8 Comments

The latest in the Growing Up In Ireland research is published today.

New Irish study finds link between poor sleep schedules and diseases like arthritis and cancer
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New Irish study finds link between poor sleep schedules and diseases like arthritis and cancer

Nov 24th 2021, 12:51 PM 21,184 Views 7 Comments

The study was carried out by the RCSI.

Sexual health education in Ireland not just outdated but 'often inaccurate', study finds
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Sexual health education in Ireland not just outdated but 'often inaccurate', study finds

Oct 12th 2021, 9:48 AM 11,078 Views 31 Comments

It found that 85% of young people have been exposed to misinformation about sexual health.

Research finds pet dogs can predict owners' epileptic seizures
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Research finds pet dogs can predict owners' epileptic seizures

Updated Aug 31st 2021, 10:01 AM 11,887 Views 15 Comments

19 dogs demonstrated more behavioural changes when confronted by seizure-associated odours, compared with their response to control odours.

Pfizer vaccine's effectiveness against Delta variant 'declines faster' than AstraZeneca
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Pfizer vaccine's effectiveness against Delta variant 'declines faster' than AstraZeneca

Aug 19th 2021, 8:23 AM 76,277 Views 53 Comments

Scientists said that the level of protection offered by both vaccines is still quite high.

'A hidden pandemic of orphanhood': One million children worldwide have lost a parent to Covid-19
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'A hidden pandemic of orphanhood': One million children worldwide have lost a parent to Covid-19

Jul 21st 2021, 6:00 AM 7,828 Views 4 Comments

A new study based Covid-19 orphanhood figures on mortality data from 21 countries accounting for 77% of global Covid-19 deaths.

Drinking coffee associated with reduced risk of chronic liver disease new study claims
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Drinking coffee associated with reduced risk of chronic liver disease new study claims

Jun 22nd 2021, 11:36 AM 13,233 Views 16 Comments

The benefit peaked at three to four cups per day, according to new research.

Growing up in Ireland: Latest results from study give in-depth look at lives of country's nine-year-olds
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# Growing Up In Ireland

Growing up in Ireland: Latest results from study give in-depth look at lives of country's nine-year-olds

Jun 16th 2021, 6:00 AM 19,535 Views 37 Comments

The new report looks at the lives of young people who were aged nine in 2017/2018.

Microplastics in Irish waters 'pass up the food chain' into systems of humans and larger animals
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Microplastics in Irish waters 'pass up the food chain' into systems of humans and larger animals

Jun 4th 2021, 6:09 PM 12,875 Views 13 Comments

The findings were contained in research carried out by scientists at UCC.

Noble false widow spider bites can require hospital treatment – study
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Noble false widow spider bites can require hospital treatment – study

May 27th 2021, 7:31 AM 27,106 Views 19 Comments

A study confirms that some bite victims experience symptoms very similar to the true black widow spiders.

Israel study shows two doses of Pfizer vaccine give 95.3% protection from the virus
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Israel study shows two doses of Pfizer vaccine give 95.3% protection from the virus

May 6th 2021, 6:00 AM 19,372 Views 11 Comments

Over 70% of the population has received two doses of the vaccine.

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

Apr 14th 2021, 8:49 AM 21,922 Views 23 Comments

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

Toddler tablet use linked to behavioural problems – study
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Toddler tablet use linked to behavioural problems – study

Mar 18th 2021, 8:35 AM 64,846 Views 28 Comments

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

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 16,195 Views 30 Comments

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

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

Feb 18th 2021, 7:30 AM 14,517 Views 24 Comments

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

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

Feb 17th 2021, 1:30 PM 16,688 Views 12 Comments

The trial will start in the coming weeks.

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

Jan 31st 2021, 12:30 PM 15,148 Views 42 Comments

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

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

Jan 21st 2021, 7:31 AM 26,059 Views 17 Comments

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

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 54,831 Views 18 Comments

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

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

Dec 16th 2020, 6:10 AM 9,393 Views 16 Comments

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

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 27,677 Views 23 Comments

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

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

Nov 17th 2020, 7:36 AM 65,438 Views 36 Comments

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

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

Nov 10th 2020, 6:20 AM 16,901 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Nov 5th 2020, 10:29 PM 11,342 Views 10 Comments

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

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