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# study - Sunday 16 September, 2018

From The42 Male tennis players punished more than women - report Study

Male tennis players punished more than women - report

Men were fined 344 times compared to 140 for “audible obscenity” and 287 to 67 for unsportsmanlike conduct.

# study - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Drinking full-fat milk can 'lower the risk of heart disease'

Good news for whole-fat milk enthusiasts – a new study suggests consuming same can lower your chances of death by heart disease.

The Junior Cert results are out today - here's all you need to know

Grades in the pillar subjects of Irish, English, and Maths remain relatively unchanged from previous years.

# study - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Over 1.4 billion adults globally at risk of disease from not doing enough physical activity

The diseases include type two diabetes, dementia, cardiovascular disease and some cancers.

# study - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Being homeless for more than six months can significantly damage children's health - study

Although the study is US-based, many factors of it still ring true for those children who are homeless in Ireland.

# study - Sunday 26 August, 2018

This is how much sleep you should be getting every night for maximum heart healthiness

Much less than six hours, and anything more than eight puts you at a significantly higher risk of heart trouble, new research suggests.

# study - Saturday 25 August, 2018

No partitions between desks may be 'healthier' for office workers

This layout is linked to higher levels of physical activity while at work, and lower levels of stress outside the office, a new study suggests.

# study - Friday 24 August, 2018

Alcohol is linked to 2.8 million deaths worldwide each year

The study’s authors said that there is no safe level of alcohol as benefits are outweighed other effects of drinking.

# study - Monday 20 August, 2018

A third of fruit and veg 'too ugly' to sell

More than 50 million tonnes of fruits and vegetables are discarded each year in Europe.

# study - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Poor sleep triggers viral loneliness and social rejection, study finds

That alienating vibe also makes sleep-deprived individuals more socially unattractive to others.

# study - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Exceptionally hot weather expected for another four years, researchers say

Manmade global warming and a natural change in the Earth’s temperature will join forces over the coming years, the study suggested.

Irish scientists discover new treatment to help prevent relapse of aggressive form of breast cancer

The groundbreaking research was conducted by scientists at the Apoptosis Research Centre in NUIG.

# study - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

E-cigarette vapour can damage immune system in lungs, study suggests

Some of the effects were similar to those seen in regular smokers and people with chronic lung disease.

# study - Sunday 12 August, 2018

New study finds that men can get postpartum depression too

Previous studies have found that men sometimes exhibit symptoms reminiscent of pregnancy.

Out of your league? Study shows most online daters seek more desirable mates

The majority of people in the analysed dating networks contact other people who are 25% more desirable than themselves.

# study - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Sleeping more than eight hours a night increases your mortality risk, study finds

A sleep duration of 10 hours is linked with 30% increased risk of dying compared to sleeping for seven hours.

70% of female students in Ireland experience sexual hostility or gender harassment

54% of first-year women students reported experiencing sexual hostility or crude gender harassment since starting college.

# study - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Parents with severe trauma in childhood more likely to have children with behavioural problems

The types of childhood hardships include divorce or separation of parents, death of a parent, and emotional, physical or sexual abuse.

# study - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Men's testosterone levels largely determined by their childhood environment, study finds

The study challenges the theory that testosterone levels are controlled by genetics or race.

# study - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Marriage is (literally) good for the heart, new study finds

The study examined ethnically varied populations in Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia.

# study - Saturday 16 June, 2018

What makes someone go from being hungry to hangry? Scientists may have found out

The combination of hunger and anger may be a complicated emotional response involving an interplay of biology, personality and environmental cues.

# study - Sunday 10 June, 2018

People who abstain from alcohol are off sick more often than the average drinker - study

The lead author of the study said the findings could be explained by health problems leading to people abstaining from drink.

# study - Saturday 9 June, 2018

How many people need to take a stand to instigate social change?

A study examined this question – and came up with a definite figure.

# study - Saturday 2 June, 2018

One in every five young adult deaths in the US is related to opioids

The study found that the percentage of deaths attributed to opioids in the US increased by 292% from 2001 to 2016.

This is how much exercise is needed to help improve thinking skills

Scientists found that people who exercised an average of at least 52 hours over about six months for around an hour each session may improve their thinking skills.

# study - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Alcohol a factor in 1 in 20 cases at emergency departments

The study found Saturday night and Sunday morning to be the busiest times and that most patients with alcohol-related presentations were male.

# study - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Study shows overweight people twice as likely to survive when hospitalised for infectious disease

The study into the so-called “obesity paradox” looked into the health over 35,000 patients in Denmark.

# study - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Can chimpanzee vocalisations reveal the origins of human language? This study found out

It has long been difficult to determine how and why human language began.

# study - Monday 7 May, 2018

Study looks at whether women who have had a C-section should attempt vaginal birth

Though absolute rates were low in mothers who had attempted this type of birth.

# study - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Enjoy saunas? New research finds they significantly lower risk of stroke

The study found people taking 4-7 saunas a week were 61% less likely to have a stroke than those taking one a week.

# study - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Women who eat fast food and little or no fruit take longer to become pregnant, study finds

Women who consumed fast food four or more times a week took nearly a month longer to become pregnant than those who didn’t.

# study - Friday 4 May, 2018

'My fear was what if the baby had HIV. When I had my daughter, thank god, she was HIV negative'

A new report details concerns Irish mothers had after being diagnosed with HIV.

# study - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Mid-life anxiety may be linked to dementia in later life

The study does not say if active treatment could curb the risk.

# study - Sunday 29 April, 2018

Galaxies grow bigger and puffier as they age, new study finds

“This is the first time we’ve shown shape and age are related for all kinds of galaxies.”

# study - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Saving a penalty: This is how science helps predict the match score

Researchers propose a new model to explain how a goalkeeper dives to the right corner at the right time in penalty kick situations.

# study - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Victims of bullying 'predominantly taunted about weight or body image'

Physical harassment was considerably more prevalent in the all-boys school.

# study - Saturday 21 April, 2018

A single concussion may increase the risk of Parkinson's disease by 56%

Researchers also found that those with a traumatic brain injury were diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease an average of two years earlier than those without.

# study - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

After we increased the minimum wage in 2016, unemployment didn’t go up (contrary to warnings)

It’s been argued that an increase in the minimum wage would lead to more unemployment among minimum wage workers.

# study - Sunday 15 April, 2018

This is why expressive brows might have mattered during human evolution

Mobile eyebrows gave us the communication skills to establish large, social networks.

# study - Thursday 12 April, 2018

If you're a night owl, you're likely to die younger...

New research suggests that a person’s internal clock may be at odds with their external environment – and that they should be allowed start work later.

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