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Dublin: 12 °C Sunday 26 October, 2014

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# study - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Au pairs ‘used as cheap childcare’ and can be underpaid, exploited Rights

Au pairs ‘used as cheap childcare’ and can be underpaid, exploited

New research says that many families in the UK feel that hosting an au pair is the only way they can meet their childcare needs.

# study - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Exciting step forward’ as human embryo stem cell transplant restores sight in patients Blindness

‘Exciting step forward’ as human embryo stem cell transplant restores sight in patients

No safety concerns were detected up to 22 months after the transplant.

# study - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ireland’s child obesity rate has plateaued and it may begin to fall Overweight

Ireland’s child obesity rate has plateaued and it may begin to fall

Researchers say the plateau in childhood obesity is still unacceptably high.

# study - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Routine mental health screening in schools could help 1 in 10 children with issues Treatment

Routine mental health screening in schools could help 1 in 10 children with issues

10-20% of children and young people would benefit from some sort of mental health intervention.

# study - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie More people with intellectual disabilities are using the internet, but it’s still very low Online

More people with intellectual disabilities are using the internet, but it’s still very low

The research also found that less than one in twenty could send a text message.

# study - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Dementia in those with Down syndrome now twice as likely Ageing Population

Dementia in those with Down syndrome now twice as likely

A first of its kind report in the world shows that those with an intellectual disability are less likely to suffer from a heart attack

# study - Monday 15 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie New treatment could drop recurrence by half for some lung cancer sufferers Breakthrough

New treatment could drop recurrence by half for some lung cancer sufferers

A new radiation treatment could lengthen the lives of those suffering from small-cell lung cancer.

# study - Thursday 11 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Report finds 11 Irish patients woke up during surgery Accidental Awareness

Report finds 11 Irish patients woke up during surgery

Overall the study found one in 19,000 patients say they’ve woken up during surgery.

# study - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie €1.83bn spent on Dublin property in the first 6 months of this year Home Sweet Home

€1.83bn spent on Dublin property in the first 6 months of this year

This is an increase of 45% on the same period last year.

# study - Thursday 4 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Don’t know how to help grandparents with dementia? Ask them about the olden days Tell Us A Story

# study - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish charity to look at how aspirin could help breast cancer patients Paint It Pink

Irish charity to look at how aspirin could help breast cancer patients

The Irish Cancer Society also launched a campaign calling on people to ‘Paint it Pink’ to raise money.

# study - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Students from closed colleges must be in education for immigration reasons – Minister Immigration Threshold

Students from closed colleges must be in education for immigration reasons – Minister

The reminder came as the Government announced a clamp down on ‘rogue operators’ in the international education sector

# study - Friday 29 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Urbanisation and increasing affluence are causing dire health consequences for China Time Bomb

Urbanisation and increasing affluence are causing dire health consequences for China

The number of people living with dementia has more than doubled from about 3.68 million in 1990 to 9.2 million in 2010.

# study - Friday 15 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Study of over 5 million confirms obesity link to cancer Obesity

Study of over 5 million confirms obesity link to cancer

The biggest study of its kind found that over there are around 12,000 obesity-related cancers a year.

# study - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish study finds aspirin may help stop breast cancer from spreading Prevention

Irish study finds aspirin may help stop breast cancer from spreading

However, researchers have cautioned that women should not start taking aspirin as a precautionary measure.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for students to study career-relevant subjects When I Grow Up I Want To Be

Calls for students to study career-relevant subjects

The American Chamber of Commerce supports the proposal that more points be given to students who study career or university relevant subjects.

# study - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish scientist to help combat aggressive ‘triple negative’ breast cancer UCD

Irish scientist to help combat aggressive ‘triple negative’ breast cancer

UCD’s Dr Madeline Murphy has been awarded €25,000 from the Breast Cancer Campaign.

# study - Saturday 2 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Have you been affected by gambling? Social Roulette

Have you been affected by gambling?

A new Irish study needs participants – and it will all be anonymous.

# study - Thursday 31 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Childhood asthma rates linked to black smoke in Galway Pollution

Childhood asthma rates linked to black smoke in Galway

A study has suggested that a drop in black smoke levels in the mid-nineties improved overall air quality and helped reduce hospital admissions for asthma.

# study - Thursday 24 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Suffer from lower back pain? Paracetamol might not be effective in relieving symptoms Placebo

Suffer from lower back pain? Paracetamol might not be effective in relieving symptoms

A study has found the drug to be no more effective than a placebo in treating the condition.

# study - Friday 18 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Dislike: The more time you spend on Facebook, the worse you will feel Facebook Blues

Dislike: The more time you spend on Facebook, the worse you will feel

A new study shows that going on Facebook can only have a negative impact on your mood, regardless of what you look at.

# study - Thursday 17 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie An oldie but a goldie: People feel more attractive after 65 than at 18 Hot Stuff

An oldie but a goldie: People feel more attractive after 65 than at 18

Study finds people feel more body confident in their golden years than they do in their youth.

# study - Friday 4 July, 2014

German study finds World Cup literally causes heart attacks

All these extra time results and penalty shoot-outs are too much.

# study - Thursday 3 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Portable insulin pumps prove better than insulin injections for type 2 diabetes Health

Portable insulin pumps prove better than insulin injections for type 2 diabetes

Poorly controlled type 2 diabetes often results in the need for insulin injections.

# study - Monday 30 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Numbers acquiring Irish citizenship rapidly increased between 2010 and 2012 – report ESRI

Numbers acquiring Irish citizenship rapidly increased between 2010 and 2012 – report

A new ESRI report looks at a number of factors of immigrant lifestyle.

# study - Sunday 29 June, 2014

From Business ETC Facebook ‘manipulated users emotions’ in secret study Emotional Contagion

Facebook ‘manipulated users emotions’ in secret study

For one week in 2012 Facebook tampered with the algorithm to see how it affected users.

# study - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Adults with Asperger Syndrome at higher risk of having suicidal thoughts Autism

Adults with Asperger Syndrome at higher risk of having suicidal thoughts

Researchers said that the findings should be a wake-up call that there is an urgent need for high quality services.

# study - Monday 23 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Casual sex is actually good for you, provided you’re into it Socio-sexual

# study - Friday 20 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Most people in Ireland think hospitals are dangerous places Get Well

Most people in Ireland think hospitals are dangerous places

In a massive Europe-wide study, more than half of Irish people said it was likely that patients could be harmed by hospital care in Ireland.

# study - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie There is a ‘real turf war’ going on between cyclists and drivers in Dublin On Yer Bike

There is a ‘real turf war’ going on between cyclists and drivers in Dublin

A new Trinity College research project also finds that a large number of cycling accidents are going unreported.

# study - Thursday 12 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The UK has more child and youth deaths than similar countries Youth Mortality

The UK has more child and youth deaths than similar countries

There are, however, no easy answers as to why.

# study - Saturday 7 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Goats and sheep became individual species more than 4 million years ago Baaaaaa

Goats and sheep became individual species more than 4 million years ago

Researches mapping the genome of sheep believe their findings could have a massive impact on rural farming.

From TheJournal.ie Turns out a good night’s sleep after learning something new WILL improve memory Remember This

# study - Friday 6 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Less than half of those in their 60s do over 2.5 hours of exercise per week Get Moving

Less than half of those in their 60s do over 2.5 hours of exercise per week

Only 18 per cent of the over 70s engage in high levels of physical activity.

# study - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Rise in crime and premature death among those with schizophrenia in past 30 years – study Adverse Outcomes

Rise in crime and premature death among those with schizophrenia in past 30 years – study

Researchers have also highlighted a potential link between this rise in adverse outcomes and a fall in levels of inpatient care.

From Business ETC Tenancies board to investigate how rents can be brought under control Rental Sector

Tenancies board to investigate how rents can be brought under control

A major study has been announced by the the Private Residential Tenancies Board.

# study - Sunday 1 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge 10 pets who just wanted to help you study Study Buddy

10 pets who just wanted to help you study

They tried, bless them.

# study - Monday 19 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Tell-tale signs of psychotic disorders found in IQ and memory tests Research

Tell-tale signs of psychotic disorders found in IQ and memory tests

The study assessed performance on a number of cognitive functions known to be affected in psychosis.

# study - Saturday 17 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This is what happens to your body when you binge drink Alcohol

This is what happens to your body when you binge drink

Fever, inflammation, tissue destruction…the list goes on.

# study - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Pregnant women significantly more likely to be involved in a serious car crash – study Road Safety

Pregnant women significantly more likely to be involved in a serious car crash – study

Canadian researchers are calling for expectant mothers to be warned of the risks.

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