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#Study

# study - Friday 20 October, 2017

Pollution linked to nine million deaths around the world in 2015 (and close to 1,800 of those were in Ireland)

A major study in The Lancet looked at the effect pollution has on countries around the world.

# study - Thursday 19 October, 2017

No public health policy has 'been designed with the homeless population specifically in mind'

A new study has shown increases in the number of homeless people dying from drug and/or alcohol abuse and on methadone.

# study - Friday 13 October, 2017

Gamble on sports? 'Tone' of tweets can help predict the outcome of football matches

A study has found that the tone of a Twitter post that can predict when a team is more likely to win.

# study - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Meteorites splashing into warm ponds could have started life on Earth

A new study points to the life-giving potential of these “warm little ponds”.

# study - Thursday 28 September, 2017

From The42 Former rugby players suffer joint, bone problems - study Issues

Former rugby players suffer joint, bone problems - study

The participants were on average 60 years old, and they had played rugby for an average 20 years.

# study - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Sexual and aggressive impulses overlap in male animal brains, but not in females - study

The finding could help develop a drug that would suppress extreme aggression in humans.

# study - Monday 18 September, 2017

Diesel emissions may be responsible for 5,000 deaths in Europe every year

Researchers say almost half of those deaths could be preventable.

# study - Friday 15 September, 2017

Seven million deaths were caused by tobacco use last year

The study made findings on life expectancy and causes of death.

# study - Monday 11 September, 2017

Rise in house sales along commuter belts due to lack of affordable homes in Dublin

A MyHome.ie study shows the number of house sales has increased by 8.4% in the first half of 2017.

# study - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Many mislabelled moisturisers are causing problems for skin disorder sufferers

A new study has found that moisturisers marked ‘fragrance free’ and ‘hypoallergenic’ often were not.

# study - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Heavy drinking may affect young male and female brains very differently

There are hundreds of alcohol-related deaths in Ireland every year.

# study - Thursday 24 August, 2017

11 minutes of mindfulness enough to make heavy drinkers cut back on alcohol, study says

New research suggests that mindfulness is more effective than relaxation techniques at curbing drinkers’ urges.

# study - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Most schools with low uptake rate of HPV vaccine are disadvantaged - study

The study examined 577 schools across the country and analysed figures from the 2013/2014 academic year.

# study - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Deadly heat waves could hit South Asia this century

Global warming could lead to uninhabitable temperatures, a study found.

# study - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Women with history of gum disease at higher risk of cancer, study says

Women who have a history of gum disease face a higher risk of several types of cancer, particularly tumours in the oesophagus and breasts.

# study - Friday 4 August, 2017

Study indicates diabetes drug could help slow progression of Parkinson's

Parkinson’s is the second largest neurological condition in Ireland.

# study - Thursday 3 August, 2017

The number of blind people in the world is set to triple by 2050

That is according to a new study, which said more than 115 million people will be blind by the middle of this century.

# study - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

The Mediterranean diet only has heart benefits for the well-off, says study

The researchers have concluded that the quality of the food may be as important as the frequency in which it’s eaten.

# study - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Small decline in MMR vaccinations could have a serious effect

A 5% drop in measles, mumps and rubella vaccinations caused a threefold increase in annual measles cases, a new study found.

# study - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

In a study of older Irish women with Down Syndrome, almost all had dementia 20 years later

At the end of the long-term study, 97.4% of participants had developed dementia.

Warning of 'huge public health problem' as men's sperm counts have halved in last 40 years

Sperm counts among men in western countries dropped by over 50% between 1973 and 2011.

# study - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Study finds 99% of former NFL players have brain disease caused by blows to the head

Head injury risks in the US sport have become a major concern as former players speak out about long-term health effects.

# study - Saturday 22 July, 2017

'It shouldn't be laughed at': Study begins on effect bowel disorders have on women's minds

Researchers hope the study will recognise the seriousness of the chronic, painful condition.

# study - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Long working hours can cause an irregular heart rhythm

People who work more than 55 hours a week are at risk of atrial fibrillation.

Rising temperatures will make it harder for planes to take off in coming decades

Some fully loaded planes may have to remove fuel, cargo or passengers, a study has warned.

# study - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Face-to-face bullying is still far more common than cyberbullying

Much of the focus in recent years has been on cyberbullying.

# study - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Two studies show association between coffee-drinking and living longer

Altogether more than 680,000 took part in the two studies.

# study - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Sex robots could help elderly, disabled but may lead to more objectification of women, study warns AI

Sex robots could help elderly, disabled but may lead to more objectification of women, study warns

A new report examines the implications of sex robots going mainstream in the next 10 years.

From The42 Want your kid in the starting XI? Make sure he's born in the spring Spring Chickens

Want your kid in the starting XI? Make sure he's born in the spring

New research shows a massive bias towards players born in the first three months of the year in schoolboy football.

# study - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Shape of bird eggs related to their ability to fly - study

It goes against theories that eggs are shaped to suit their environment; eg, to stop them rolling off a cliff face.

# study - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

'People have no idea how isolating caring can be': Study shows high levels of depression among dementia carers

It is the largest study undertaken in Ireland to examine the health and wellbeing of people caring for their spouse with dementia.

# study - Monday 12 June, 2017

Four people broke their wrist in a week in Galway last year... taking selfies

The four people in question all broke the opposite arm to that which was holding the phone.

# study - Saturday 10 June, 2017

A nasty divorce or separation harms a child's health for decades

A study shows that adults whose parents separated during childhood are at an increased risk for poorer health.

# study - Saturday 3 June, 2017

New drug can reduce risk of dying by almost 40% for advanced prostate cancer patients

The drug was tested in two seperate clinical trials involving 2,200 men.

# study - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Infertility problems in mice solved with 3D-printed ovaries

It’s hoped that 3D-printed skin, ears, bone scaffolds, and heart valves could solve a number of medical issues.

# study - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Common painkillers linked to increased risk of heart attack - study

The study found that taking any dose of ‘NSAID’ painkillers for a week was associated with an increased risk of heart attack.

# study - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Constant sunscreen use causes vitamin D deficiency, says study

The study found that spending 5–30 minutes in midday sun twice per week can maintaining healthy vitamin D levels.

# study - Saturday 22 April, 2017

A huge number of people hear voices in their head, but it doesn't have to be a bad thing

Associate professor of psychology Simon McCarthy-Jones estimates that as much as 2.5% of the world’s population will have extended voice-hearing experiences.

# study - Friday 21 April, 2017

One 'diet drink' a day could increase risk of dementia and strokes - seven-year study

Authors of the study are advising that more research be conducted into the effects of sugary and artificially sweetened drinks.

# study - Sunday 16 April, 2017

People's racial bias begins as babies

Researchers say these findings are also important because they offer a new perspective on the cause of race-based bias.

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