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#Testing

# testing - Friday 14 June, 2019

PrEP programme to reduce HIV rates to be rolled out later this year

Rapid testing will be rolled out in Dublin, Cork, Galway and Limerick.

# testing - Thursday 18 April, 2019

From The42 Joshua's opponent Miller to appeal failed drug test after denying any wrongdoing Testing

Joshua's opponent Miller to appeal failed drug test after denying any wrongdoing

American heavyweight Jarrell Miller plans to appeal the revoking of his boxing licence.

# testing - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

From The42 Joshua fight in doubt after Miller's 'adverse finding' Testing

Joshua fight in doubt after Miller's 'adverse finding'

The pair are slated to meet at Madison Square Garden on 1 June.

# testing - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Column: Do we really need mandatory standardised testing in primary schools?

Learning support teachers are more than capable of screening and diagnosing learning difficulties, writes Peter Gunning.

# testing - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

A new meningitis test could stop children being treated unnecessarily

The test could also cut testing times from 48 hours to one hour.

# testing - Saturday 22 April, 2017

59 members of the Defence Forces tested positive for illegal drugs in the past five years

23 of the drug takers had to buy their way out of their military contracts.

# testing - Sunday 15 January, 2017

The US could unleash micro-drones that move in swarms

A recent test included 103 micro-drones being used in California.

# testing - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

DNA screening of taxi drivers in rape case 'welcome as long as a balanced approach is taken'

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre has welcomed the garda initiative which aims to solve the 2015 case.

# testing - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Japan's solution to queues? Self-driving chairs On The Move This post contains a poll

Japan's solution to queues? Self-driving chairs

They’re being tested at certain restaurants.

# testing - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Want to try out new phone features before anyone else? Sign up for beta testing

Once you’re aware of the obvious risks with such an approach, it’s useful in trying out features in advance.

# testing - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Prince Harry takes a HIV test on Facebook Live Royal Finger-prick This post contains videos

Prince Harry takes a HIV test on Facebook Live

Harry took the test as part of efforts to reduce stigma around testing.

# testing - Saturday 9 July, 2016

North Korea test fires apparent ballistic missile

The launch was apparently successful but the missile failed in the early stage of flight.

# testing - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

From The42 Jim Gavin isn't happy with the timing of drug tests - 'They may be a little over anxious to do it' Post-Match

Jim Gavin isn't happy with the timing of drug tests - 'They may be a little over anxious to do it'

The All-Ireland winning manager has elaborated on his comments after the football league final.

# testing - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Testing women for virus spread by skin-to-skin contact during sex might help detect cervical cancer

Most people will have HPV at some point in their lives. Certain types can lead to cervical cancer.

# testing - Monday 23 November, 2015

Coffee cups in Dublin are going to urge people to get tested for HIV

To date in 2015, 411 new HIV infections have been detected in Ireland – an increase on last year.

# testing - Saturday 26 September, 2015

From The42 'I've been tested numerous times' - Heaslip says there's no drug problem in rugby KeepRugbyClean

'I've been tested numerous times' - Heaslip says there's no drug problem in rugby

World Rugby are pushing an anti-doping message at the World Cup today.

# testing - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Watch NASA deliberately crash a load of spaceships*

*As well as a number of aircrafts for good measure.

# testing - Friday 7 August, 2015

There's been a surge in Irish Chlamydia cases

Cases increased by a third last year.

# testing - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

An Post managed to deliver this word puzzle to an RTÉ DJ

David Curran has set up a blog where he puts postmen’s problem solving to the test.

# testing - Sunday 7 June, 2015

133 drivers in fatal crashes were not breathalysed last year

The majority of drivers received fatal injuries at the scene.

# testing - Thursday 4 June, 2015

The 'female Viagra' could be coming very soon

The side effects don’t exactly breed confidence though.

# testing - Monday 1 June, 2015

A new test can tell from your fingerprint if you've taken drugs

The test can’t be faked.

# testing - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

From The42 'There was a degree of inevitability' that a GAA player would fail a drugs test Doping

'There was a degree of inevitability' that a GAA player would fail a drugs test

GPA Chief Executive Dessie Farrell speaks out after a week that cast the drugs issue into the spotlight

# testing - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Increase in men seeking STI testing after Irish Six Nations games

One specialist said he was also expecting a surge in people seeking appointments for STI screening after next week’s Cheltenham Festival.

# testing - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

From The42 UFC backs 4-year doping bans, to introduce increased out-of-competition testing Drugs

UFC backs 4-year doping bans, to introduce increased out-of-competition testing

Dana White and Lorenzo Feritta addressed its PEDs issue at a press conference this evening.

# testing - Monday 9 February, 2015

This smartphone gadget will tell you if you have an STD or not

The dongle can test you for HIV and syphilis and deliver the results in the space of 15 minutes.

# testing - Friday 2 January, 2015

Gardaí will be able to test your saliva on the roadside by the end of this year

As part of the tender process, testing is currently underway so suitable devices can be chosen.

# testing - Thursday 27 November, 2014

Average age of HIV diagnosis for gay and bisexual men has fallen to 32 HIV

Average age of HIV diagnosis for gay and bisexual men has fallen to 32

Committee on Health and Children today, who will be focusing on advances in testing opportunities for HIV and enhancing engagement with health services,

# testing - Friday 21 November, 2014

200 cases of bowel cancer found through screening

95% of the tests are normal.

Is the water you're paying for good enough to drink? This water quality test can tell you...

The two Cork-based scientific organisations said there is a clear demand to ensure our water supply is safe.

# testing - Friday 10 October, 2014

'Worst Ebola epidemic in history': Medical experts say new treatments need to be fast-tracked

Health professionals say randomised controlled trials are unethical and impractical.

# testing - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Facebook plans to start testing its WiFi drones next year

Facebook plans to start testing its WiFi drones next year

The drone aircraft are expected to fly at an altitude of at least 60,000 feet, without a human operator

# testing - Friday 5 September, 2014

Ebola outbreak could easily have been averted, says expert

There has been criticism of the World Health Organisation over the slow response to the Ebola outbreak.

# testing - Thursday 7 August, 2014

'PSA' prostate cancer screening reduces deaths by a fifth

The authors of the study said it is not the time to introduce population-based screening.

# testing - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

'Definite line of inquiry' being followed into source of Tolka pollution

A temporary barrier placed on the river to prevent the pollution spreading has been removed.

# testing - Monday 21 July, 2014

After naming, will the government make paternity testing mandatory?

The question comes in light of new laws that make naming the father mandatory.

# testing - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

From The42 Rugby had higher percentage of positive drugs tests than athletics in 2013 Testing

Rugby had higher percentage of positive drugs tests than athletics in 2013

1.3 per cent of the samples taken in rugby showed the presence of prohibited substances.

# testing - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Facebook carried out hundreds of tests on users with few limits

The experiments, carried out by Facebook’s Data Science team, covered topics like the causes of loneliness, how social behaviours spread through networks, and ‘political mobilisation messages.’

# testing - Sunday 8 June, 2014

'Once you say you're HIV positive, you can't take it back'

HIV in Ireland: screening, stigma and support

# testing - Friday 6 June, 2014

More gay men are seeking STI testing and advice

One in five of those tested at the Gay Men’s Health Service clinic in Dublin last year received a diagnosis.

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