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# study - Wednesday 3 August, 2022

Installing electric heat pumps in Irish homes could increase costs by up to 46%
# Research
# Research

Installing electric heat pumps in Irish homes could increase costs by up to 46%

Aug 3rd 2022, 6:53 AM 60,079 Views 71 Comments

The ESRI study found that retrofitting homes to a standard needed to support a heat pump was ‘by far’ the greatest driver of cost.

# study - Thursday 16 June, 2022

Bringing native lynx and wolves back to Ireland could help curb damaging deer, research finds
# Native Predators
# Native Predators

Bringing native lynx and wolves back to Ireland could help curb damaging deer, research finds

Jun 16th 2022, 11:10 AM 35,023 Views 65 Comments

Invasive species, such as sika deer, are “evolutionary naive” to native predators.

# study - Wednesday 1 June, 2022

Survey shows 1 in 10 people in Ireland blamed Covid-19 symptoms on 5G radiation
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Survey shows 1 in 10 people in Ireland blamed Covid-19 symptoms on 5G radiation

Jun 1st 2022, 11:02 AM 16,784 Views 52 Comments

Young people, religious people, and those with fewer educational qualifications were the most likely to believe this.

# study - Tuesday 26 April, 2022

Researchers seeking 120 former footballers for study into reducing risk of dementia
# Study
From The42
# Study

Researchers seeking 120 former footballers for study into reducing risk of dementia

Apr 26th 2022, 1:03 PM 1,466 Views 0 Comments

Several members of the 1966 England World Cup-winning squad, including Jack Charlton and Nobby Stiles, were suffering from dementia at the time of their deaths.

# study - Thursday 7 April, 2022

Astronomers observe most distant galaxy ever spotted
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

Astronomers observe most distant galaxy ever spotted

Apr 7th 2022, 12:51 PM 11,228 Views 7 Comments

The galaxy candidate is some 13.5 billion light-years away, and scientists are speculating what exactly it is.

# study - Wednesday 16 February, 2022

Depression a 'neglected global health crisis' despite impacting one in 20 people each year - study
# The Lancet
# The Lancet

Depression a 'neglected global health crisis' despite impacting one in 20 people each year - study

Feb 16th 2022, 6:15 AM 6,637 Views 1 Comment

The study, commissioned by The Lancet, found that depression remains poorly recognised and misunderstood despite being a common condition.

# study - Monday 17 January, 2022

Manchester United awarded most penalties in Europe’s ‘big five’ leagues – study
# Benefit
From The42
# Benefit

Manchester United awarded most penalties in Europe’s ‘big five’ leagues – study

Jan 17th 2022, 6:19 PM 7,194 Views 12 Comments

The Red Devils pipped Paris St Germain to top spot in the study, which covered England, France, Spain, Germany and Italy.

# study - Friday 17 December, 2021

Sauropod dinosaurs preferred warmer regions of Earth, study suggests
# New Research
# New Research

Sauropod dinosaurs preferred warmer regions of Earth, study suggests

Dec 17th 2021, 10:40 PM 12,408 Views 11 Comments

The findings suggest the long-necked animals may have had a different physiology from other dinosaurs.

# study - Wednesday 8 December, 2021

Strong relationships with parents, peers and teachers 'key to child and adolescent wellbeing'
# Growing Up
# Growing Up

Strong relationships with parents, peers and teachers 'key to child and adolescent wellbeing'

Dec 8th 2021, 6:00 AM 14,534 Views 8 Comments

The latest in the Growing Up In Ireland research is published today.

# study - Wednesday 24 November, 2021

New Irish study finds link between poor sleep schedules and diseases like arthritis and cancer
# I Can't Get No Sleep
# I Can't Get No Sleep

New Irish study finds link between poor sleep schedules and diseases like arthritis and cancer

Nov 24th 2021, 12:51 PM 21,159 Views 7 Comments

The study was carried out by the RCSI.

# study - Tuesday 12 October, 2021

Sexual health education in Ireland not just outdated but 'often inaccurate', study finds
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

Sexual health education in Ireland not just outdated but 'often inaccurate', study finds

Oct 12th 2021, 9:48 AM 11,001 Views 31 Comments

It found that 85% of young people have been exposed to misinformation about sexual health.

# study - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

Research finds pet dogs can predict owners' epileptic seizures
# Man's Best Friend
# Man's Best Friend

Research finds pet dogs can predict owners' epileptic seizures

Updated Aug 31st 2021, 10:01 AM 11,846 Views 14 Comments

19 dogs demonstrated more behavioural changes when confronted by seizure-associated odours, compared with their response to control odours.

# study - Thursday 19 August, 2021

Pfizer vaccine's effectiveness against Delta variant 'declines faster' than AstraZeneca
# Study
# Study

Pfizer vaccine's effectiveness against Delta variant 'declines faster' than AstraZeneca

Aug 19th 2021, 8:23 AM 76,268 Views 53 Comments

Scientists said that the level of protection offered by both vaccines is still quite high.

# study - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

'A hidden pandemic of orphanhood': One million children worldwide have lost a parent to Covid-19
# Study
# Study

'A hidden pandemic of orphanhood': One million children worldwide have lost a parent to Covid-19

Jul 21st 2021, 6:00 AM 7,820 Views 4 Comments

A new study based Covid-19 orphanhood figures on mortality data from 21 countries accounting for 77% of global Covid-19 deaths.

# study - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

Drinking coffee associated with reduced risk of chronic liver disease new study claims
# Cure For Liver Ills
# Cure For Liver Ills

Drinking coffee associated with reduced risk of chronic liver disease new study claims

Jun 22nd 2021, 11:36 AM 13,217 Views 16 Comments

The benefit peaked at three to four cups per day, according to new research.

# study - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Growing up in Ireland: Latest results from study give in-depth look at lives of country's nine-year-olds
# Growing Up In Ireland
# Growing Up In Ireland

Growing up in Ireland: Latest results from study give in-depth look at lives of country's nine-year-olds

Jun 16th 2021, 6:00 AM 19,448 Views 37 Comments

The new report looks at the lives of young people who were aged nine in 2017/2018.

# study - Friday 4 June, 2021

Microplastics in Irish waters 'pass up the food chain' into systems of humans and larger animals
# Study
# Study

Microplastics in Irish waters 'pass up the food chain' into systems of humans and larger animals

Jun 4th 2021, 6:09 PM 12,762 Views 13 Comments

The findings were contained in research carried out by scientists at UCC.

# study - Thursday 27 May, 2021

Noble false widow spider bites can require hospital treatment – study
# Nui Galway
# Nui Galway

Noble false widow spider bites can require hospital treatment – study

May 27th 2021, 7:31 AM 27,088 Views 19 Comments

A study confirms that some bite victims experience symptoms very similar to the true black widow spiders.

# study - Thursday 6 May, 2021

Israel study shows two doses of Pfizer vaccine give 95.3% protection from the virus
# Good News
# Good News

Israel study shows two doses of Pfizer vaccine give 95.3% protection from the virus

May 6th 2021, 6:00 AM 19,353 Views 11 Comments

Over 70% of the population has received two doses of the vaccine.

# study - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Covid-19 vaccines mixing trial expands to include two additional jabs
# Study
# Study

Covid-19 vaccines mixing trial expands to include two additional jabs

Apr 14th 2021, 8:49 AM 21,909 Views 23 Comments

The trial will investigate whether different vaccines can be used for first and second doses.

# study - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Toddler tablet use linked to behavioural problems – study
# Screen Time
# Screen Time

Toddler tablet use linked to behavioural problems – study

Mar 18th 2021, 8:35 AM 64,675 Views 28 Comments

Researchers said that increased screen time has ‘multiple risks’ for child wellbeing.

# study - Monday 8 March, 2021

Significant drop in number of children drinking and smoking in the last two decades
# Research
# Research

Significant drop in number of children drinking and smoking in the last two decades

Updated Mar 8th 2021, 2:29 PM 16,187 Views 30 Comments

More children reported feeling low and being on a diet compared with 1998.

# study - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Minimum wage hike did not lead to higher labour costs – ESRI
# Minimum Wage
# Minimum Wage

Minimum wage hike did not lead to higher labour costs – ESRI

Feb 18th 2021, 7:30 AM 14,504 Views 24 Comments

There was no evidence that firms reduced their number of employees in response to the minimum wage increase.

# study - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Covid-19: UK researchers launch world-first study that will deliberately infect people with virus
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: UK researchers launch world-first study that will deliberately infect people with virus

Feb 17th 2021, 1:30 PM 16,681 Views 13 Comments

The trial will start in the coming weeks.

# study - Sunday 31 January, 2021

Believers in Covid-19 conspiracies in the UK less likely to accept vaccine, study shows
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

Believers in Covid-19 conspiracies in the UK less likely to accept vaccine, study shows

Jan 31st 2021, 12:30 PM 15,136 Views 42 Comments

The research was carried out by the University of Bristol and King’s College London.

# study - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Self-isolation after contact with a Covid-19 case could be cut to seven days – study
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Self-isolation after contact with a Covid-19 case could be cut to seven days – study

Jan 21st 2021, 7:31 AM 26,053 Views 17 Comments

New research has suggested that people who test negative after seven days of quarantine are unlikely to be infectious.

# study - Monday 18 January, 2021

Possibility of 'long Covid' could be established in patients soon after they are infected
# Study
# Study

Possibility of 'long Covid' could be established in patients soon after they are infected

Jan 18th 2021, 4:42 PM 54,817 Views 18 Comments

New research suggests why some people experience longer-lasting symptoms of the virus.

# study - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

At least 20% of world population may not have access to Covid-19 vaccine until 2022, study warns
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

At least 20% of world population may not have access to Covid-19 vaccine until 2022, study warns

Dec 16th 2020, 6:10 AM 9,385 Views 16 Comments

A second study estimates that 3.7 billion adults worldwide are willing to have a Covid-19 vaccine.

# study - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Irish scientists discover cause of 'skin-eating' conditions from False Widow spiders
# Study
# Study

Irish scientists discover cause of 'skin-eating' conditions from False Widow spiders

Dec 1st 2020, 1:00 PM 27,657 Views 23 Comments

The finding was the result of research carried out by scientists at NUI Galway.

# study - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Mouthwash can kill coronavirus within 30 seconds in laboratory tests, study finds
# Research
# Research

Mouthwash can kill coronavirus within 30 seconds in laboratory tests, study finds

Nov 17th 2020, 7:36 AM 65,429 Views 36 Comments

Professor David Thomas said although the study is very encouraging, more clinical research is now needed.

# study - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Young people who talk to parents about relationships 'significantly more likely' to use contraception during sex
# Esri Report
# Esri Report

Young people who talk to parents about relationships 'significantly more likely' to use contraception during sex

Nov 10th 2020, 6:20 AM 16,880 Views 9 Comments

The findings are included in a report published today by the HSE and ESRI.

# study - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Cyberbullying rates in Ireland soared by '28% during lockdown'
# Cyberbullying
# Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying rates in Ireland soared by '28% during lockdown'

Nov 5th 2020, 10:29 PM 11,221 Views 10 Comments

The younger children were, the more likely they were to be victims, the study found.

# study - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Thousands of Covid-19 deaths could be linked to air pollution – study
# Air Pollution
# Air Pollution

Thousands of Covid-19 deaths could be linked to air pollution – study

Oct 27th 2020, 7:05 AM 28,809 Views 16 Comments

Researchers estimate that around 15% of coronavirus deaths worldwide could be attributed to long-term exposure to tiny particles of pollution.

# study - Monday 26 October, 2020

Nearly one-fifth of Tallaght hospital staff found to have coronavirus antibodies
# Study
# Study

Nearly one-fifth of Tallaght hospital staff found to have coronavirus antibodies

Oct 26th 2020, 4:15 PM 109,640 Views 54 Comments

12% of participants had already tested positive for Covid-19 before this study.

# study - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

Study finds link between air pollution and neurological disorders
# Research
# Research

Study finds link between air pollution and neurological disorders

Oct 20th 2020, 8:24 AM 17,086 Views 23 Comments

The study is the first nationwide analysis of the link between fine particulate pollution and neurodegenerative diseases in the US.

# study - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Two in five women who've experienced or are experiencing menopause think it's a taboo subject, research finds
# Study
# Study

Two in five women who've experienced or are experiencing menopause think it's a taboo subject, research finds

Oct 13th 2020, 9:29 AM 15,438 Views 22 Comments

Of those who don’t discuss their menopausal symptoms, 22% cite embarrassment as a factor.

# study - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Social distancing rules for Covid-19 are based on outdated science, researchers argue
# Bmj
# Bmj

Social distancing rules for Covid-19 are based on outdated science, researchers argue

Aug 26th 2020, 6:00 AM 38,678 Views 34 Comments

That’s according to research published in medical journal the BMJ.

# study - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Women who are pregnant or trying for a baby should avoid caffeine altogether, research suggests
# Study
# Study

Women who are pregnant or trying for a baby should avoid caffeine altogether, research suggests

Aug 25th 2020, 8:43 AM 25,784 Views 40 Comments

The current guidelines from the HSE suggest that pregnant women drink no more than 200mg of caffeine per day.

# study - Thursday 20 August, 2020

Children may carry more Covid-19 in their system than previously thought, new research says
# Study
# Study

Children may carry more Covid-19 in their system than previously thought, new research says

Aug 20th 2020, 9:18 AM 46,841 Views 84 Comments

The lead author of the study in the US said he “was not expecting the viral load to be so high” in children infected with Covid-19.

# study - Monday 17 August, 2020

Irish researchers begin new study on whether lockdown has led to more allergies
# Study
# Study

Irish researchers begin new study on whether lockdown has led to more allergies

Aug 17th 2020, 7:16 AM 23,027 Views 29 Comments

The research project will involve 1,000 babies born in Ireland at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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