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# study - Yesterday’s News


# study - Yesterday’s News

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.

# study - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Dublin adults over 10 times more likely to rely on public transport than those in rural areas

The report found that just one in 10 older adults in Ireland relied on public transport.

# study - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Ireland tops the list internationally as 85% of people here pre-drink

A new study looked at how a number of factors influenced pre-drinking.

# study - Friday 10 March, 2017

Med schools 'conscious of distress' experienced by families of infants whose remains were sent to universities

Some 474 unclaimed infant remains were transferred from mother and baby homes to universities from 1940 to 1965.

# study - Thursday 9 March, 2017

There has been a plunge in the number of students who want to do nursing CAO

There has been a plunge in the number of students who want to do nursing

A total of 76,086 applications were received by CAO 1 February.

# study - Thursday 23 February, 2017

You need to eat 10 fruit and veg a day to avoid serious illnesses, study says

The previous five-a-day still reduces risk, but the number to aim for is actually double that amount.

# study - Friday 17 February, 2017

8 of the world's most successful people share how to get ahead at work

And what you can learn from their experiences.

# study - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Work remotely? It might make you more stressed and affect your sleep

It can also make you vulnerable to unpaid overtime, according to a UN study.

# study - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

A four-star Galway hotel is set to be converted into student accommodation

The Westwood Hotel in Newcastle has been sold – but it will stay open until next year.

# study - Monday 13 February, 2017

Drugs, alcohol and social status used to coerce young children into life of crime

Lifting the Lid on Greentown looks at a criminal network operating in an anonymous community outside of Dublin.

# study - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Study on ancestry of Irish Travellers details genetic connection to settled community

The research comes as the Irish State is expected to formally recognise Travellers as an ethnic group.

# study - Friday 3 February, 2017

Concussion symptoms three times higher in soccer players who head the ball

It adds to the mounting evidence that frequently heading a soccer ball has serious long-term effects.

# study - Monday 30 January, 2017

Ireland has one of the worst hospital waiting times in Europe

We also ranked the fifth worst for getting value out of the money we put into our healthcare system.

# study - Sunday 29 January, 2017

It seems that sex toys are less dangerous than regular children's toys...

… as regards the chemicals they’re made with, according to new Swedish research.

# study - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

It looks like intelligence becomes much less important in a partner the older we get

The older we get, the less stock we put in our partner’s intelligence a new study has found.

# study - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

From The42 James Milner the second-best performing full-back in Europe - study High Praise

James Milner the second-best performing full-back in Europe - study

Meanwhile, Man City’s Kevin de Bruyne is the highest-rated attacking midfielder.

# study - Monday 9 January, 2017

6 facts about AI that will actually blow your mind

Artificial intelligence? Let’s just say robot butlers are closer than you think.

# study - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Poland, India and Thailand better countries for expats than Ireland

The new HSBC survey put Ireland in 27th place, up four places from last year.

# study - Sunday 1 January, 2017

'Children should be screened for cholesterol to cut down on heart attacks'

A rare condition can increase chance of a heart attack by 100 times if not detected.

# study - Friday 30 December, 2016

Forget Brexit, Irish people are still strongly in favour of the EU

Research has shown 80% of Irish people would vote in favour of remaining in the EU.

# study - Thursday 22 December, 2016

It's official - Facebook makes you miserable, according to new research

People’s emotional life improves significantly when they quit the social network for a week, a study found.

# study - Friday 9 December, 2016

'New' fatherhood and greater diversity: How Irish families have changed in 100 years

The Maynooth University research-based book Family Rhythms compared families now to other generations – and where the trend is headed.

# study - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Days on Earth are getting longer (very, very slowly)

A new study says that Earth’s days are getting longer by around 1.8 milliseconds per century.

# study - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

People who shave, wax or trim their pubic hair are at a higher risk of catching an STI

A major study found that pubic groomers are 80% more likely to carry an STI – but said it could not conclude that shaving caused the infections.

# study - Friday 18 November, 2016

Urinary problems and erectile dysfunction - men with prostate cancer share their experiences

A new study will engage with 1,300 men to receive information on their quality of life before and throughout their treatments.

# study - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

A new map shows where people are getting the least vitamin D in Dublin

The map charts vitamin D deficiency rates across the Dublin area.

# study - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Over 11,000 pregnant women at risk of depression in Ireland - study

A new study shows the probability of women becoming depressed during pregnancy in Ireland.

# study - Monday 17 October, 2016

Study shows vast majority of Irish women who took abortion pills feel they made right decision

The study examined the experiences of women who accessed abortion pills online.

# study - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

'No evidence' that fitness trackers improve your health, says study

Although money can motivate you enough to increase exercise levels – it doesn’t improve your overall health, according to a new study.

# study - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Children who own mobile phones are doing worse in maths and reading

Children who own mobile phones are doing worse in maths and reading

A national study has found that children who spend more time online and watching TV are scoring worse.

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