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From TheJournal.ie Majority of children and teenagers with Covid-19 only experience mild symptoms, according to new research Symptomatic

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 82% of Irish adults willing to download Covid-19 contact tracing app Study

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Smoking, alcohol and poor diet: Over half of Irish 17-year-olds categorised as having 'unhealthy' lifestyles Growing Up In Ireland

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Medics call for DIY warning after hospital sees ladder-related injuries triple during Covid lockdown Covid-19

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Physical distancing may have long-term impact on teenagers' relationships The Lancet

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

“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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Much lower risk' of Covid-19 spreading beyond one metre - study The Lancet

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish-focused study finds no evidence that Covid-19 was transmitted in schools before government closures Coronavirus

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Greater Dublin best placed to deal with post-Covid crisis due to remote working options, UCC study finds Economic Impact

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Take a survey: How has the news affected your reaction to Covid-19? Psychology

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

A psychology study is kicking off in UCD and UCC.

From TheJournal.ie Earth has lost more than one quarter of land-dwelling insects in the past 30 years Little Critters

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

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

From TheJournal.ie New research suggests Vitamin D can reduce severity of Covid-19 symptoms Sunshine

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

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

From TheJournal.ie UK announces large-scale study to track the spread of Covid-19 Sample

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus: Two in three Irish people would accept vaccine for themselves or their children National Study

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Trans people with gender-aligned passports and birth certificates less likely to feel suicidal, new research finds Mental Health

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Keeping opioid dependents in methadone treatment for longer saves lives, study finds Irish Research

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Toddlers who view screens for over three hours a day are 'less physically active at age five' Screen Time

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

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

From TheJournal.ie New approach to treating cystic fibrosis could reduce the need for lung transplants, RCSI study finds Cystic Fibrosis

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish newspaper coverage of climate change low by European standards and 'predominantly political' Study

Irish newspaper coverage of climate change low by European standards and 'predominantly political'

Research found that climate science was generally not contested in Irish reporting.

From TheJournal.ie Measles can cause immune system to become 'more baby-like', study finds Measles

Measles can cause immune system to become 'more baby-like', study finds

The research found that the measles virus deletes part of the immune system’s memory.

From The42 Study that finds footballers are three-and-a-half times more likely to die from dementia '15 years too late' New Research

Study that finds footballers are three-and-a-half times more likely to die from dementia '15 years too late'

Ex-Celtic and England striker Chris Sutton has expressed his anger after the report’s release yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Restaurants with nutritional info on menus serve healthier food Food Labelling

Restaurants with nutritional info on menus serve healthier food

Eateries that share nutritional information on menus were found to have 45% less fat and 60% less salt than those that don’t.

From TheJournal.ie School intervention in sleep may help children get to bed earlier, new study finds Sleep

School intervention in sleep may help children get to bed earlier, new study finds

A study of sixth-class pupils found a 21% rise in those going to bed before 11pm after learning more about sleep.

From TheJournal.ie Black carbon from air pollution 'found in placentas' Air Pollution

Black carbon from air pollution 'found in placentas'

Air pollution is known to have potentially devastating impacts on children’s health.

From TheJournal.ie Repetitive knocks key to understanding MMA and rugby-related head injuries, Trinity scientists say Study

Repetitive knocks key to understanding MMA and rugby-related head injuries, Trinity scientists say

The study was undertaken by the Trinity-led concussion research interest group.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon, Microsoft and Intel may be putting world at risk through killer robot developments, study says Study

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.

From TheJournal.ie Microplastics found in Arctic and Alps after being carried by wind and snow, scientists warn Microplastics

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.

From TheJournal.ie Three cups of coffee a day increases your chances of a migraine, according to new research Caffeine

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.

From TheJournal.ie Researchers call for Irish families to take part in study of controversial weedkiller Glyphosate

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.

From TheJournal.ie Climate change happening faster than many animals can adapt, study finds Climate Change

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.

From TheJournal.ie First scientific review of menstrual cups finds they're safe - and leak the same as other sanitary products Period Poverty

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.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has third highest weekly hours of 'unpaid work' across EU Report

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.

From TheJournal.ie Chronic depression: Young people in Ireland worst affected compared to European counterparts Depression

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.

From TheJournal.ie Arm function restored to paralysed patients as part of groundbreaking Australian study Nerve Transfer

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Dogs may have evolved 'puppy dog eyes' to communicate with humans Masters Of Manipulation

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Fast-food kids' meals have less energy, fat, and salt than full-service restaurants - study Food For Thought

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.

From TheJournal.ie Over 500 plant species became extinct in the past 250 years, new study finds Nature

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.

From TheJournal.ie What is the world drinking? New data reveals which types of drink are popular around the world World's Cup

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.

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