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#new research

# new-research - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Traffic pollution causing 1,700 new cases of asthma in Ireland every year

It means 150 in every 100,000 children here are diagnosed with asthma as a result of traffic pollution.

# new-research - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Suicide: Concerns that Netflix show 13 Reasons Why could lead to 'copycat cases'

The popular Netflix drama has proven controversial, with research around the world ongoing.

# new-research - Sunday 8 October, 2017

'People who are mentally ill are less likely to be admitted for cancer treatment'

A new study examined the palliative care needs on the island of Ireland by surveying hundreds of GPs and psychiatrists.

# new-research - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Volcanic eruptions were the driving force behind an ancient global warming event

The event that took place 56 million years ago has been investigated by researchers at the University of California.

# new-research - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Patients should be advised 'to stop treatment when they feel better' instead of full antibiotics course

Taking the full course doesn’t combat antibiotic resistance, according to a paper in the BMJ.

# new-research - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Leprosy found in Irish red squirrels

Scientists were surprised to uncover signs of the infectious disease that ravaged Europe in medieval times.

# new-research - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Just one hour physical activity a day could undo damage from 8 hours sitting around

A new study shows that one hour of physical activity reduces any increased risk of death from not doing anything.

# new-research - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Anti-viral drugs lower risk of catching HIV for couples having unprotected sex

A study examined the risk of unprotected sex among 900 couples where just one partner is infected by HIV.

# new-research - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Severe birth defects and brain damage confirmed as linked to Zika virus

This is the first time the link has been properly confirmed.

# new-research - Saturday 19 December, 2015

Hitler may have only had one testicle, new research claims

This is according to new medical records that have surfaced.

# new-research - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Wii Fit Plus doesn't help vertigo sufferers, but it's still a lot of fun

71 patients with balance issues related to illness found no further improvement by the use of virtual reality.

# new-research - Monday 10 February, 2014

860 fewer people would be killed by alcohol every year if minimum pricing was introduced

New research shows it would have negligible effects on low income moderate drinkers’ alcohol consumption and spending.

# new-research - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Richard III suffered from roundworm infection

The king’s position in society and noble lifestyle did not protect him from the common condition, it seems.

# new-research - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Marrying your first cousin can double the risk of birth defects in your babies

However a study published in The Lancet today says that the absolute risk of birth defects, such as down syndrome, is low.

# new-research - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

Frozen - over fresh - embryos may improve IVF success

Senior clinical embryologist at Beacon Court in Dublin welcomes the new research stating embryo freezing and waiting for a better conditioned womb linings may be the way forward.

# new-research - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Blood tests may predict breast cancer spread

US cancer research finds that tumour cells in the blood stream may predict if early breast cancer patients face a higher risk of death or relapse after treatment.

# new-research - Monday 7 March, 2011

From The Daily Edge Women believe deep-voiced men are more likely to cheat Cheating

Women believe deep-voiced men are more likely to cheat

Study shows that tone of voice may signal higher risk of infidelity.

# new-research - Tuesday 15 February, 2011

Mild asthma does not require daily treatment says US research

The Asthma Society of Ireland urged caution in response to the findings.