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# study - Today’s News

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.

# study - Thursday 8 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ultrasounds could replace radiography for detecting pneumonia in children Research

Ultrasounds could replace radiography for detecting pneumonia in children

This could mean that more children could be diagnosed, especially in resource-limited settings.

# study - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Drinking’s role “airbrushed” out of reporting of Irish alcohol-related deaths Concern

Drinking’s role “airbrushed” out of reporting of Irish alcohol-related deaths

A study found that alcohol can be underplayed in media reports.

# study - Thursday 24 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Live in a new house in Dublin? You probably have a long commute Traffic

Live in a new house in Dublin? You probably have a long commute

Many new estates in Dublin are not serviced by public transport, according to a new study.

# study - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

From Business ETC Mobile phones found to help boost literacy rates in developing countries Learning Rate

Mobile phones found to help boost literacy rates in developing countries

The report from UNESCO found that access to mobile devices encourages people in developing countries to read full-length books and stories through their phone.

# study - Thursday 17 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Mothers can hold newborns at chest or placenta level after birth, finds study Clamped

Mothers can hold newborns at chest or placenta level after birth, finds study

Delayed cord clamping is what decreases iron deficiency in infancy, not what position newborns are held after birth.

# study - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Use cannabis from time to time? Even casual use can alter your brain, a new study says The Odd Joint

Use cannabis from time to time? Even casual use can alter your brain, a new study says

The study is the first to focus on possible brain effects among recreational users.

# study - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge 5 ways Twitter is damaging your love life Antisocial Media

5 ways Twitter is damaging your love life

First Twitter, then divorce.

# study - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish people using cocaine less frequently, finds new research Drug Use

Irish people using cocaine less frequently, finds new research

A new study finds that one in 14 people have used cocaine at some point in their life.

# study - Sunday 6 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how your DNA could help breast cancer research Every Little Helps

Here’s how your DNA could help breast cancer research

Researchers will take swabs from willing volunteers on Tuesday to help in a study looking at cell mutations.

# study - Friday 4 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Physiotherapy sessions might not treat whiplash any better than exercise at home Exercise

Physiotherapy sessions might not treat whiplash any better than exercise at home

New research found little difference in the patients recovery depending on these two treatments.

# study - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie How alcohol affects Ireland in 4 stark graphs Problem Drinking

How alcohol affects Ireland in 4 stark graphs

A major HSE report yesterday looked at the harm alcohol causes in Irish society – and it made for grim reading.

# study - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie One in three European women have experienced physical or sexual violence since the age of 15 Domestic Violence

One in three European women have experienced physical or sexual violence since the age of 15

This is the largest European study on violence against women, including interviews with 42,000 women across Europe.

# study - Thursday 27 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Can ‘Supermums’ make kids wash their hands more – and help save lives? To The Rescue

Can ‘Supermums’ make kids wash their hands more – and help save lives?

A new trial says that using ‘emotional drivers’ can encourage handwashing among children – and help fight diseases.

# study - Sunday 23 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This research proves dogs make excellent therapists Lean On Me

This research proves dogs make excellent therapists

A study found canines process voices – and the emotions attached to them – in a similar way to humans.

# study - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Quarter of miscarriages “could be prevented” by lifestyle changes Alcohol

Quarter of miscarriages “could be prevented” by lifestyle changes

A study of pregnancies in Denmark found that alcohol consumption was a factor in 1 in 10 miscarriages.

# study - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Ronan O’Gara was the 35th-best place kicker in world rugby, says study

Ken Quarrie’s fascinating study on goal kicking success has shown that David Humphreys delivered between 2002 and 2011.

# study - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Link between anorexia and dental braces needs to be explored – report Weight Loss

Link between anorexia and dental braces needs to be explored – report

A study of the condition in an Irish hospital found that it is developing a younger age and becoming more common in males

# study - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie How effective are online treatments for depression and anxiety? Mental Health

How effective are online treatments for depression and anxiety?

A new study being undertaken by researchers in Trinity College is trying to find out…

# study - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Women who request abortions ‘at higher risk of domestic violence’ Research

Women who request abortions ‘at higher risk of domestic violence’

A study in the UK shows that women who request a termination are six times more likely to experience domestic violence than women who attended antenatal clinics.

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