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#Study

# study - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Amazon, Microsoft and Intel may be putting world at risk through killer robot developments, study says

The report surveyed major players from the tech sector about their stance on lethal autonomous weapons.

# study - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Microplastics found in Arctic and Alps after being carried by wind and snow, scientists warn

The researchers have called for urgent research to assess the health risks of inhalation.

# study - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Three cups of coffee a day increases your chances of a migraine, according to new research

One to two caffeinated drinks were reported to have no impact on migraine odds but any more than that increased the likelihood of one occurring.

# study - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Researchers call for Irish families to take part in study of controversial weedkiller

The Austrian government recently banned glyphosate products over fears that it could cause cancer.

# study - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Climate change happening faster than many animals can adapt, study finds

Meanwhile, Health Minister Simon Harris has launched a public consultation on the impact of climate change on the health sector.

# study - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

First scientific review of menstrual cups finds they're safe - and leak the same as other sanitary products

Results from 13 studies suggest that 70% of women wanted to continue using menstrual cups once they knew how to use them.

# study - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Ireland has third highest weekly hours of 'unpaid work' across EU

A new report found Irish adults spend an average of 16 hours per week caring and 14.5 hours on housework.

# study - Friday 5 July, 2019

Chronic depression: Young people in Ireland worst affected compared to European counterparts

Data for 2014 shows that 4% of Europeans aged 15-24 were chronically depressed.

Arm function restored to paralysed patients as part of groundbreaking Australian study

Two years after the procedure, most participants were able to feed themselves, use tools and handle electronic devices.

# study - Thursday 27 June, 2019

From The42 Brain disease found in two Australian rugby league players Study

Brain disease found in two Australian rugby league players

They said the unnamed subjects were both middle-aged former professionals.

# study - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Dogs may have evolved 'puppy dog eyes' to communicate with humans

It turns out dogs have evolved human-like eyebrow muscles.

# study - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Fast-food kids' meals have less energy, fat, and salt than full-service restaurants - study

Meal deal options, although cheaper, can exceed dietary recommendations when compared to a single kid’s main course.

# study - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Over 500 plant species became extinct in the past 250 years, new study finds

A new study has found that plant extinction is occurring up to 500 times faster than ‘natural’ rates.

# study - Sunday 9 June, 2019

What is the world drinking? New data reveals which types of drink are popular around the world

The research is one of the most thorough studies on beverage consumption ever conducted.

# study - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

A bee can process numbers in the same way that a human does

Previous studies have shown other animals have similar cognitive functions to humans.

# study - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

HSE to spend up to €60k on abortion in Ireland research study

Abortion services were introduced in Ireland earlier this year.

# study - Sunday 7 April, 2019

Countries that help working class students get into university have happier citizens

That’s according to a study published in the British Journal of Sociology of Education

# study - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Drinking a bottle of wine a week carries the same cancer risk as smoking 5-10 cigarettes, study finds

The researchers said even moderate drinking increases the risk of developing cancer in your lifetime.

# study - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Here's how various post-Brexit scenarios could impact the Irish economy

A new ESRI and Department of Finance report has examined what could happen in various scenarios.

# study - Sunday 24 March, 2019

This video game training device is helping stroke survivors regain arm movement

Most of the 32 study participants experienced increased arm mobility and reduced arm stiffness after using the game.

# study - Monday 18 March, 2019

Teen vapers are more likely to use sweet-flavoured e-cigarettes than adult vapers, study finds

The US Food and Drug Administration has declared youth e-cigarette use as an epidemic in the country.

# study - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Upscaling rollout of HPV vaccine could 'eliminate' cervical cancer in some countries, study finds

The disease claims the lives of more than 300,000 women every year.

# study - Sunday 10 February, 2019

Millennials still recognise songs from music's 1960s-90s golden age, study finds

By contrast, their recognition of musical hits from 2000 to 2015 diminishes rapidly over time.

# study - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Bees have brains that can figure out basic maths, new study finds

The researchers built on their previous finding that honeybees can understand the concept of zero.

# study - Friday 8 February, 2019

Wine before beer, or beer before wine? Either way, you'll be hungover - study

“The only reliable way of predicting how miserable you’ll feel the next day is by how drunk you feel and whether you are sick.”

# study - Saturday 2 February, 2019

Better forecasts may be possible with new research on extreme rainfall patterns

The new research has revealed that there are larger-scale global patterns to extreme rainfall events.

# study - Saturday 12 January, 2019

How and why the brain decides whether to hold 'em or fold 'em

A team of researchers are John Hopkins University has found out why the brain makes high-risk decisions.

# study - Friday 11 January, 2019

Young teenagers' privacy at risk and left vulnerable on Yubo app - DCU study

Fifteen-year-olds are the most prevalent users of Yubo, representing almost one-third of the overall sample.

# study - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Researches reveal how the brain tells you to scratch an itch

The itch-scratching cycle can significantly impair quality of life and lead to serious skin and tissue damage.

# study - Friday 4 January, 2019

Guide suggests not enough evidence that screen time is harmful to children's health

Published by the RCPCH the guide consulted 109 children and young people across the UK.

# study - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Removing sweets from supermarket checkouts linked to fall in unhealthy snack purchases

That’s according to a study published in the Plos Medicine journal this week.

# study - Sunday 16 December, 2018

Brainwaves suppress obvious ideas to help us think more creatively, study finds

Creativity requires humans to break away from more common and easily reached ideas.

# study - Thursday 13 December, 2018

There's a higher risk of having a heart attack on Christmas Eve - study

The risk is also higher during New Years’ Day and Midsummer holidays, and on Monday mornings.

# study - Sunday 9 December, 2018

This ancient strain of plague may have aided in wipeout of Neolithic Europeans

New research suggests that plague may have been spread among Neolithic European settlements by traders.

# study - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Too much sleep linked to increased risk of death and heart disease - study

The recommended amount of sleep is about six to eight hours a day.

New report details surge in activity from far-right Twitter accounts during Mediterranean crisis

Dublin City University analysed almost 7.5 million tweets during the period October 2015- May 2016.

# study - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Thyroid cancer impact on children and teens following Fukushima nuclear accident

More than 3,600 people died from causes such as illness and suicide linked to the aftermath of the tragedy.

# study - 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.

# study - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Antidepressant prescriptions increased after Brexit vote

The UK voted to leave the EU on 23 June 2016.

# study - Monday 19 November, 2018

MDMA makes you more likely to cooperate, but only with trustworthy people - study

The team behind the study said their findings could help the treatment of psychiatric conditions such as PTSD.

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