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

3 hours ago 18,007 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Mon 4:42 PM 53,586 Views 18 Comments

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

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

Dec 16th 2020, 6:10 AM 9,292 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Dec 1st 2020, 1:00 PM 27,175 Views 23 Comments

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

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

Nov 17th 2020, 7:36 AM 65,088 Views 36 Comments

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

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

Nov 10th 2020, 6:20 AM 16,804 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Nov 5th 2020, 10:29 PM 9,942 Views 10 Comments

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

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

Oct 27th 2020, 7:05 AM 28,758 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Oct 26th 2020, 4:15 PM 109,316 Views 53 Comments

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

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

Oct 20th 2020, 8:24 AM 17,039 Views 23 Comments

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

Two in five women who've experienced or are experiencing menopause think it's a taboo subject, research finds
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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 14,970 Views 22 Comments

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

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

Aug 26th 2020, 6:00 AM 38,623 Views 34 Comments

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

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

Aug 25th 2020, 8:43 AM 25,634 Views 40 Comments

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

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

Aug 20th 2020, 9:18 AM 46,793 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.

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

Aug 17th 2020, 7:16 AM 22,920 Views 29 Comments

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

3.4 million people have had Covid-19 in England - far more than official figures - according to study
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3.4 million people have had Covid-19 in England - far more than official figures - according to study

Aug 13th 2020, 7:06 AM 31,197 Views 52 Comments

The study tested for Covid-19 antibodies in 100,000 volunteers.

No link to higher death rates from Covid-19 among ibuprofen users, study shows
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No link to higher death rates from Covid-19 among ibuprofen users, study shows

Aug 12th 2020, 6:55 PM 21,346 Views 19 Comments

Scientists launched a review to assess ties to the drug and Covid-19.

Embryos could be susceptible to Covid-19 in second week of pregnancy, study finds
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Embryos could be susceptible to Covid-19 in second week of pregnancy, study finds

Aug 5th 2020, 7:12 AM 17,500 Views 28 Comments

“It is important to say that this work is at a very hypothetical stage,” Professor Christoph Lees said.

Mothers 'unlikely' to pass Covid-19 on to newborn babies via breastfeeding if precautions are taken
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Mothers 'unlikely' to pass Covid-19 on to newborn babies via breastfeeding if precautions are taken

Jul 24th 2020, 9:07 AM 11,434 Views 31 Comments

The findings were part of a preliminary study published in The Lancet.

Many Irish people 'may be in denial' about the amount of alcohol they drink
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Many Irish people 'may be in denial' about the amount of alcohol they drink

Jul 24th 2020, 7:47 AM 61,935 Views 81 Comments

Only a third of regular binge drinkers in Ireland recognise their drinking as harmful.

Parents of children under 5 and women 'hardest hit by Covid-19 lockdown'
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Parents of children under 5 and women 'hardest hit by Covid-19 lockdown'

Jul 22nd 2020, 7:26 AM 31,326 Views 39 Comments

A study found no deterioration in mental health in men and the over-45s.

Majority of children and teenagers with Covid-19 only experience mild symptoms, according to new research
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Majority of children and teenagers with Covid-19 only experience mild symptoms, according to new research

Jun 26th 2020, 6:15 AM 16,962 Views 9 Comments

A separate study also published by the Lancet examined brain function complications as a result of Covid-19.

82% of Irish adults willing to download Covid-19 contact tracing app
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82% of Irish adults willing to download Covid-19 contact tracing app

Jun 24th 2020, 7:10 AM 18,764 Views 57 Comments

However, researchers involved in this study found that people are concerned about privacy.

Wet wipes: 50% of brands labelled 'flushable' actually contain microplastics (and shouldn't be flushed)
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Wet wipes: 50% of brands labelled 'flushable' actually contain microplastics (and shouldn't be flushed)

Jun 23rd 2020, 6:20 AM 12,059 Views 21 Comments

The researched looked at how sanitary products are polluting Irish oceans.

Smoking, alcohol and poor diet: Over half of Irish 17-year-olds categorised as having 'unhealthy' lifestyles
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Smoking, alcohol and poor diet: Over half of Irish 17-year-olds categorised as having 'unhealthy' lifestyles

Jun 23rd 2020, 6:00 AM 19,376 Views 18 Comments

The findings formed part of a study by the Economic and Social Research Institute.

Medics call for DIY warning after hospital sees ladder-related injuries triple during Covid lockdown
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Medics call for DIY warning after hospital sees ladder-related injuries triple during Covid lockdown

Jun 19th 2020, 6:10 AM 16,422 Views 28 Comments

The recommendation was made as part of a new study by Irish researchers.

Physical distancing may have long-term impact on teenagers' relationships
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Physical distancing may have long-term impact on teenagers' relationships

Jun 13th 2020, 7:00 AM 25,345 Views 19 Comments

“Even if physical distancing measures are temporary, several months represents a large proportion of a young person’s life,” one author of a scientific opinion piece said.

'Much lower risk' of Covid-19 spreading beyond one metre - study
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'Much lower risk' of Covid-19 spreading beyond one metre - study

Jun 2nd 2020, 11:08 AM 24,982 Views 46 Comments

A new study by The Lancet has analysed various measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

Irish-focused study finds no evidence that Covid-19 was transmitted in schools before government closures
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Irish-focused study finds no evidence that Covid-19 was transmitted in schools before government closures

May 29th 2020, 11:42 AM 14,520 Views 26 Comments

The authors suggest that evidence of transmission among school children has yet to emerge.

Greater Dublin best placed to deal with post-Covid crisis due to remote working options, UCC study finds
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Greater Dublin best placed to deal with post-Covid crisis due to remote working options, UCC study finds

May 25th 2020, 11:37 AM 15,394 Views 17 Comments

The study warns there are regional implications due to dependency on sectors less able to work remotely and socially distance.

Take a survey: How has the news affected your reaction to Covid-19?
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Take a survey: How has the news affected your reaction to Covid-19?

May 23rd 2020, 6:30 AM 28,229 Views 33 Comments

A psychology study is kicking off in UCD and UCC.

Earth has lost more than one quarter of land-dwelling insects in the past 30 years
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Earth has lost more than one quarter of land-dwelling insects in the past 30 years

Apr 23rd 2020, 10:28 PM 16,226 Views 32 Comments

Insects are disappearing at a rate of just under 1% a year with much variation from place to place.

New research suggests Vitamin D can reduce severity of Covid-19 symptoms
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New research suggests Vitamin D can reduce severity of Covid-19 symptoms

Apr 23rd 2020, 5:32 PM 59,795 Views 53 Comments

Vitamin D is present in foods such as oily fish, cheese and egg yolks.

UK announces large-scale study to track the spread of Covid-19
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UK announces large-scale study to track the spread of Covid-19

Apr 23rd 2020, 8:01 AM 11,948 Views 29 Comments

At first, 25,000 people will be tested using self-administered nose and throat swabs to see if they have Covid-19.

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This nationwide survey is asking the public which Covid-19 restrictions they would like lifted

Apr 22nd 2020, 6:10 AM 59,942 Views 55 Comments

The survey is being carried out by researchers at DCU and NUI Galway

Coronavirus: Two in three Irish people would accept vaccine for themselves or their children
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Coronavirus: Two in three Irish people would accept vaccine for themselves or their children

Apr 16th 2020, 6:30 AM 51,760 Views 94 Comments

The findings were made as part of a new study into how Ireland is coping with Covid-19.

Trans people with gender-aligned passports and birth certificates less likely to feel suicidal, new research finds
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Trans people with gender-aligned passports and birth certificates less likely to feel suicidal, new research finds

Mar 17th 2020, 6:05 AM 13,319 Views 98 Comments

More than 22,000 trans men and women were surveyed for the study.

Keeping opioid dependents in methadone treatment for longer saves lives, study finds
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Keeping opioid dependents in methadone treatment for longer saves lives, study finds

Feb 20th 2020, 9:25 PM 14,679 Views 29 Comments

Drug-related deaths were found to be significantly higher at the start of treatment and in the first month after it finished.

Toddlers who view screens for over three hours a day are 'less physically active at age five'
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Toddlers who view screens for over three hours a day are 'less physically active at age five'

Jan 29th 2020, 6:45 AM 13,335 Views 13 Comments

That’s according to a new study carried out on 500 children.

New approach to treating cystic fibrosis could reduce the need for lung transplants, RCSI study finds
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New approach to treating cystic fibrosis could reduce the need for lung transplants, RCSI study finds

Dec 3rd 2019, 6:10 AM 9,251 Views 5 Comments

Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disease that affects around 1,300 children and adults in Ireland.

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