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From TheJournal.ie Study finds link between air pollution and neurological disorders Research

Study finds link between air pollution and neurological disorders

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

From TheJournal.ie Two in five women who've experienced or are experiencing menopause think it's a taboo subject, research finds Study

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Social distancing rules for Covid-19 are based on outdated science, researchers argue Bmj

Social distancing rules for Covid-19 are based on outdated science, researchers argue

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

From TheJournal.ie Women who are pregnant or trying for a baby should avoid caffeine altogether, research suggests Study

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Children may carry more Covid-19 in their system than previously thought, new research says Study

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Irish researchers begin new study on whether lockdown has led to more allergies Study

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 3.4 million people have had Covid-19 in England - far more than official figures - according to study Antibody Test

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

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

From TheJournal.ie No link to higher death rates from Covid-19 among ibuprofen users, study shows Ibuprofen

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Embryos could be susceptible to Covid-19 in second week of pregnancy, study finds Pregnancy

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Mothers 'unlikely' to pass Covid-19 on to newborn babies via breastfeeding if precautions are taken The Lancet

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Many Irish people 'may be in denial' about the amount of alcohol they drink Study

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Parents of children under 5 and women 'hardest hit by Covid-19 lockdown' Study

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

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

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.

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