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From TheJournal.ie Traffic pollution causing 1,700 new cases of asthma in Ireland every year Breathing

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.

From TheJournal.ie Suicide: Concerns that Netflix show 13 Reasons Why could lead to 'copycat cases' New Research

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'People who are mentally ill are less likely to be admitted for cancer treatment' All Ireland Study

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Volcanic eruptions were the driving force behind an ancient global warming event New Research

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.

From TheJournal.ie Patients should be advised 'to stop treatment when they feel better' instead of full antibiotics course New Research

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.

From TheJournal.ie Leprosy found in Irish red squirrels New Research

Leprosy found in Irish red squirrels

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

From TheJournal.ie Just one hour physical activity a day could undo damage from 8 hours sitting around Get Active

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.

From TheJournal.ie Anti-viral drugs lower risk of catching HIV for couples having unprotected sex New Research

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.

From TheJournal.ie Severe birth defects and brain damage confirmed as linked to Zika virus New Research

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Hitler may have only had one testicle, new research claims New Records

Hitler may have only had one testicle, new research claims

This is according to new medical records that have surfaced.

From TheJournal.ie Wii Fit Plus doesn't help vertigo sufferers, but it's still a lot of fun BALANCING ACT

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.

From TheJournal.ie 860 fewer people would be killed by alcohol every year if minimum pricing was introduced New Research

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.

From TheJournal.ie Richard III suffered from roundworm infection Gross

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.

From TheJournal.ie Marrying your first cousin can double the risk of birth defects in your babies New Research

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.

From TheJournal.ie Frozen - over fresh - embryos may improve IVF success Fertility

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.

From TheJournal.ie Blood tests may predict breast cancer spread Cancer Research

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.

Women believe deep-voiced men are more likely to cheat

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

From TheJournal.ie Mild asthma does not require daily treatment says US research Health

Mild asthma does not require daily treatment says US research

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