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'A hidden pandemic of orphanhood': One million children worldwide have lost a parent to Covid-19
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'A hidden pandemic of orphanhood': One million children worldwide have lost a parent to Covid-19

Wed 6:00 AM 7,685 Views 4 Comments

A new study based Covid-19 orphanhood figures on mortality data from 21 countries accounting for 77% of global Covid-19 deaths.

Drinking coffee associated with reduced risk of chronic liver disease new study claims
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Drinking coffee associated with reduced risk of chronic liver disease new study claims

Jun 22nd 2021, 11:36 AM 13,162 Views 16 Comments

The benefit peaked at three to four cups per day, according to new research.

Growing up in Ireland: Latest results from study give in-depth look at lives of country's nine-year-olds
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Growing up in Ireland: Latest results from study give in-depth look at lives of country's nine-year-olds

Jun 16th 2021, 6:00 AM 19,249 Views 38 Comments

The new report looks at the lives of young people who were aged nine in 2017/2018.

Microplastics in Irish waters 'pass up the food chain' into systems of humans and larger animals
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Microplastics in Irish waters 'pass up the food chain' into systems of humans and larger animals

Jun 4th 2021, 6:09 PM 12,605 Views 13 Comments

The findings were contained in research carried out by scientists at UCC.

Noble false widow spider bites can require hospital treatment – study
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Noble false widow spider bites can require hospital treatment – study

May 27th 2021, 7:31 AM 26,870 Views 19 Comments

A study confirms that some bite victims experience symptoms very similar to the true black widow spiders.

Israel study shows two doses of Pfizer vaccine give 95.3% protection from the virus
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Israel study shows two doses of Pfizer vaccine give 95.3% protection from the virus

May 6th 2021, 6:00 AM 19,248 Views 11 Comments

Over 70% of the population has received two doses of the vaccine.

Covid-19 vaccines mixing trial expands to include two additional jabs
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Covid-19 vaccines mixing trial expands to include two additional jabs

Apr 14th 2021, 8:49 AM 21,887 Views 23 Comments

The trial will investigate whether different vaccines can be used for first and second doses.

Toddler tablet use linked to behavioural problems – study
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Toddler tablet use linked to behavioural problems – study

Mar 18th 2021, 8:35 AM 64,133 Views 28 Comments

Researchers said that increased screen time has ‘multiple risks’ for child wellbeing.

Significant drop in number of children drinking and smoking in the last two decades
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Significant drop in number of children drinking and smoking in the last two decades

Updated Mar 8th 2021, 2:29 PM 16,170 Views 30 Comments

More children reported feeling low and being on a diet compared with 1998.

Minimum wage hike did not lead to higher labour costs – ESRI
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Minimum wage hike did not lead to higher labour costs – ESRI

Feb 18th 2021, 7:30 AM 14,427 Views 24 Comments

There was no evidence that firms reduced their number of employees in response to the minimum wage increase.

Covid-19: UK researchers launch world-first study that will deliberately infect people with virus
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Covid-19: UK researchers launch world-first study that will deliberately infect people with virus

Feb 17th 2021, 1:30 PM 16,668 Views 12 Comments

The trial will start in the coming weeks.

Believers in Covid-19 conspiracies in the UK less likely to accept vaccine, study shows
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Believers in Covid-19 conspiracies in the UK less likely to accept vaccine, study shows

Jan 31st 2021, 12:30 PM 15,098 Views 42 Comments

The research was carried out by the University of Bristol and King’s College London.

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

Jan 21st 2021, 7:31 AM 25,934 Views 17 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

Jan 18th 2021, 4:42 PM 54,748 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 9,374 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 27,520 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 65,269 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 16,850 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 10,426 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 28,791 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 109,528 Views 54 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 17,067 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 15,250 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 38,657 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 25,703 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 46,821 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 22,994 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 31,202 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 21,355 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 17,565 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 11,445 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 62,482 Views 82 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 31,398 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 18,156 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 18,780 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 12,234 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 19,516 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 16,580 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 25,416 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 25,042 Views 46 Comments

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

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