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# studies - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Youths who identify as sexual minorities more vulnerable to depression from age 10

Findings suggest that sexual minority youths and are four times more likely to report recent self-harm at ages 16 and 21 years than their heterosexual peers.

# studies - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Dutch men are the tallest in the world (but the Irish aren't so short themselves)

New research has tracked growth trends across 200 countries for the past 100 years.

# studies - Sunday 2 August, 2015

5 reasons you shouldn't try a gluten-free diet

It might be worth reconsidering.

# studies - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

# studies - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

This woman was denied a doctorate during Nazi rule... but now she has one, aged 102

Ingeborg Syllm-Rapoport became Germany’s oldest recipient of a doctorate at age 102.

# studies - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Au pairs 'used as cheap childcare' and can be underpaid, exploited

New research says that many families in the UK feel that hosting an au pair is the only way they can meet their childcare needs.

# studies - Monday 28 April, 2014

Can testosterone treatments cause heart problems? Scientists don't know

A large-scale study is needed, argues one expert.

# studies - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Seven Irish universities make global top 200 in World Subject rankings

The rankings series reveals the top 200 universities in the world for 30 individual subjects. UCC sees jump in World Subject rankings for environmental sciences and education

# studies - Friday 1 February, 2013

Marriage is good for the heart: study

Research in Finland warns that conditions related to being married – combined income, healthier habits, mental support – give your heart a better chance later in life.

# studies - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Column: Here’s how the Budget could have been fairer

It was an exercise in macho posturing, writes Mary Murphy – but there are ways for the Government to boost our confidence in them.

# studies - Friday 28 October, 2011

Two aspirin tablets a day "cuts bowel cancer risk"

A new study, published in The Lancet, says that taking two pills of aspirin a day can cut the risk of bowel cancer by almost two thirds for certain patients.