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# study - Yesterday’s News

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.

# study - Monday 20 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Good night’s sleep may reduce prostate cancer risk Prostate Cancer

Good night’s sleep may reduce prostate cancer risk

Get to bed early tonight, lads.

# study - Friday 3 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Noise from Dublin Port terminal “exceeds WHO levels” Study

Noise from Dublin Port terminal “exceeds WHO levels”

A new study by two researchers says that the noise from the container terminal exceeds night-time guidelines.

# study - Thursday 26 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Arafat’s death was natural and not caused by radiation says Russian expert Death

Arafat’s death was natural and not caused by radiation says Russian expert

While a Swiss lab report said that Arafat was probably poisoned by polonium, this is the second study to rule it out.

# study - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The non-essential but interesting scientific discoveries of 2013 Review 2013

The non-essential but interesting scientific discoveries of 2013

Penis size matters, women want to eat babies and hangovers get better later in life.

# study - Monday 23 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Teen boys have ‘negative view’ of depression in peers Mental Health

Teen boys have ‘negative view’ of depression in peers

Study recommended that awareness of mental health issues be particularly targeted at young male teens.

# study - Friday 20 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Gene discovery linked to why we stop feeling the clothes we wear once we’re dressed Memory

Gene discovery linked to why we stop feeling the clothes we wear once we’re dressed

Trinity College scientists work with fruit flies to make discovery about ‘habituation’ that could help with some neurological diseases.

# study - Thursday 12 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Study to look at feasability of defibrillators in public places HIQA

Study to look at feasability of defibrillators in public places

The defibrillators would be used in the event of an out-of-hospial cardiac arrest.

# study - Thursday 5 December, 2013

From Business ETC Fewer than 5 per cent of the world’s languages exist online Culture

Fewer than 5 per cent of the world’s languages exist online

It’s estimated that more than half of the world’s 7,000 languages could end up disappearing by the end of the century

# study - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie More partners, but less frequent sex: Large-scale study shines a light on Britain’s bedrooms More Sex Please

More partners, but less frequent sex: Large-scale study shines a light on Britain’s bedrooms

15,000 people took part in the study, which shows that while people generally have more sexual partners than previous generations, the frequency of sexual encounters has declined.

# study - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Howlin: HSE pay breach ‘should be addressed’ Pay Levels

Howlin: HSE pay breach ‘should be addressed’

It emerged today that some senior health staff are being paid amounts that breach official policy.

From TheJournal.ie Volunteers sought for study on stress levels among dementia caregivers De-stress

Volunteers sought for study on stress levels among dementia caregivers

It’s hoped the study will lead to new ways to improve quality of life for both the carer and the sufferer.

# study - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie NUIG recruiting participants aged 64 and over to test system that detects falls Accident And Injury

NUIG recruiting participants aged 64 and over to test system that detects falls

The portable fall detector incorporates accelerometers which are capable of running complex falls detection algorithms.

# study - Monday 11 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Surprises in hunt for environmental links to breast cancer Cancer

Surprises in hunt for environmental links to breast cancer

A new study of 1,200 school girls has given clues about the possible origins of the disease.

# study - Monday 4 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Growing up in Ireland: How stress and depression can impact on parenting Parenting

Growing up in Ireland: How stress and depression can impact on parenting

The latest report from the Growing Up in Ireland study has examined the role of parenting on infant development.

# study - Monday 28 October, 2013

From Business ETC Brazilian students being sold on Ireland as study hub Study Buddies

Brazilian students being sold on Ireland as study hub

Over 1,200 students came to study here from Brazil this year, as Department of Education and Skills expands links between Brazilian and Irish colleges.

# study - Monday 21 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Children are 12 times more distracting to a driver than a mobile phone Count To Ten

Children are 12 times more distracting to a driver than a mobile phone

A new survey finds that the average parent takes their eyes off the road for three minutes and 22 seconds during a 16-minute trip.

# study - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge Oreos are as addictive as crack according to science Cookie Monsters

# study - Monday 14 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie How can we improve wellbeing in Ireland? Psychology

How can we improve wellbeing in Ireland?

NUI Galway is looking for participants in a new study at the School of Psychology.

# study - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge Instagramming food may actually hurt your taste buds Foodstagram

Instagramming food may actually hurt your taste buds

Put down the phone… unless you’re on a diet.

# study - Thursday 3 October, 2013

From Business ETC Massive Facebook study reveals what your status updates say about you Facebook

Massive Facebook study reveals what your status updates say about you

The research found that participants with the most emotional stability refer to sports much more in their updates.

# study - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge Men swear more on Facebook, women talk about love (Infographic) Curse Words

Men swear more on Facebook, women talk about love (Infographic)

Women mention shopping and hair while men discuss gaming and beards, a study has found.

# study - Monday 30 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Taking aspirin to prevent recurrent heart attacks ‘ineffective for 1 in 5′ Health

Taking aspirin to prevent recurrent heart attacks ‘ineffective for 1 in 5′

A study by the Irish Heart Foundation shows that for 1 in 5 people taking the drug as a preventative measure, it might be ineffective.

# study - Friday 27 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Big study finds 1 in 4 rural households have had someone emigrate Generation Emigration

Big study finds 1 in 4 rural households have had someone emigrate

New research into Irish emigration has found clear evidence of a ‘brain drain’ with highly educated people choosing to move abroad to find work.

# study - Friday 20 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Got what it takes to be a ‘pillow astronaut’? NASA

Got what it takes to be a ‘pillow astronaut’?

…you’d get to spend 70 days in bed for a study to test the effectiveness of exercise on loss of muscle, bone and heart function.

From TheJournal.ie In full: Life as a 3-year-old Growing Up In Ireland New Findings

In full: Life as a 3-year-old Growing Up In Ireland

The latest findings of the large-scale Growing Up In Ireland study are out today. As well as detailing the health and wellbeing of 11,000 Irish three-year-olds, they also show the huge effect of the recession on Irish families.

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