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From TheJournal.ie HSE to spend up to €60k on abortion in Ireland research study Abortion

HSE to spend up to €60k on abortion in Ireland research study

Abortion services were introduced in Ireland earlier this year.

From TheJournal.ie Countries that help working class students get into university have happier citizens Research

Countries that help working class students get into university have happier citizens

That’s according to a study published in the British Journal of Sociology of Education

From TheJournal.ie Drinking a bottle of wine a week carries the same cancer risk as smoking 5-10 cigarettes, study finds Tipple

Drinking a bottle of wine a week carries the same cancer risk as smoking 5-10 cigarettes, study finds

The researchers said even moderate drinking increases the risk of developing cancer in your lifetime.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how various post-Brexit scenarios could impact the Irish economy Deal Or No Deal

Here's how various post-Brexit scenarios could impact the Irish economy

A new ESRI and Department of Finance report has examined what could happen in various scenarios.

From TheJournal.ie This video game training device is helping stroke survivors regain arm movement Video Games

This video game training device is helping stroke survivors regain arm movement

Most of the 32 study participants experienced increased arm mobility and reduced arm stiffness after using the game.

From TheJournal.ie Teen vapers are more likely to use sweet-flavoured e-cigarettes than adult vapers, study finds Vaping

Teen vapers are more likely to use sweet-flavoured e-cigarettes than adult vapers, study finds

The US Food and Drug Administration has declared youth e-cigarette use as an epidemic in the country.

From TheJournal.ie Upscaling rollout of HPV vaccine could 'eliminate' cervical cancer in some countries, study finds Cervical Cancer

Upscaling rollout of HPV vaccine could 'eliminate' cervical cancer in some countries, study finds

The disease claims the lives of more than 300,000 women every year.

From TheJournal.ie Millennials still recognise songs from music's 1960s-90s golden age, study finds Music Knowledge

Millennials still recognise songs from music's 1960s-90s golden age, study finds

By contrast, their recognition of musical hits from 2000 to 2015 diminishes rapidly over time.

From TheJournal.ie Bees have brains that can figure out basic maths, new study finds Buzz Buzz

Bees have brains that can figure out basic maths, new study finds

The researchers built on their previous finding that honeybees can understand the concept of zero.

From TheJournal.ie Wine before beer, or beer before wine? Either way, you'll be hungover - study Remedies

Wine before beer, or beer before wine? Either way, you'll be hungover - study

“The only reliable way of predicting how miserable you’ll feel the next day is by how drunk you feel and whether you are sick.”

From TheJournal.ie Better forecasts may be possible with new research on extreme rainfall patterns Study

Better forecasts may be possible with new research on extreme rainfall patterns

The new research has revealed that there are larger-scale global patterns to extreme rainfall events.

From TheJournal.ie How and why the brain decides whether to hold 'em or fold 'em Research

How and why the brain decides whether to hold 'em or fold 'em

A team of researchers are John Hopkins University has found out why the brain makes high-risk decisions.

From TheJournal.ie Young teenagers' privacy at risk and left vulnerable on Yubo app - DCU study Social Media

Young teenagers' privacy at risk and left vulnerable on Yubo app - DCU study

Fifteen-year-olds are the most prevalent users of Yubo, representing almost one-third of the overall sample.

From TheJournal.ie Researches reveal how the brain tells you to scratch an itch Itchy And Scratchy

Researches reveal how the brain tells you to scratch an itch

The itch-scratching cycle can significantly impair quality of life and lead to serious skin and tissue damage.

From TheJournal.ie Guide suggests not enough evidence that screen time is harmful to children's health Study

Guide suggests not enough evidence that screen time is harmful to children's health

Published by the RCPCH the guide consulted 109 children and young people across the UK.

From TheJournal.ie Removing sweets from supermarket checkouts linked to fall in unhealthy snack purchases Research

Removing sweets from supermarket checkouts linked to fall in unhealthy snack purchases

That’s according to a study published in the Plos Medicine journal this week.

From TheJournal.ie Brainwaves suppress obvious ideas to help us think more creatively, study finds Research

Brainwaves suppress obvious ideas to help us think more creatively, study finds

Creativity requires humans to break away from more common and easily reached ideas.

From TheJournal.ie There's a higher risk of having a heart attack on Christmas Eve - study British Medical Journal

There's a higher risk of having a heart attack on Christmas Eve - study

The risk is also higher during New Years’ Day and Midsummer holidays, and on Monday mornings.

From TheJournal.ie This ancient strain of plague may have aided in wipeout of Neolithic Europeans Plague

This ancient strain of plague may have aided in wipeout of Neolithic Europeans

New research suggests that plague may have been spread among Neolithic European settlements by traders.

From TheJournal.ie Too much sleep linked to increased risk of death and heart disease - study European Heart Journal

Too much sleep linked to increased risk of death and heart disease - study

The recommended amount of sleep is about six to eight hours a day.

From TheJournal.ie New report details surge in activity from far-right Twitter accounts during Mediterranean crisis Refugees

New report details surge in activity from far-right Twitter accounts during Mediterranean crisis

Dublin City University analysed almost 7.5 million tweets during the period October 2015- May 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Thyroid cancer impact on children and teens following Fukushima nuclear accident Study

Thyroid cancer impact on children and teens following Fukushima nuclear accident

More than 3,600 people died from causes such as illness and suicide linked to the aftermath of the tragedy.

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 Antidepressant prescriptions increased after Brexit vote England

Antidepressant prescriptions increased after Brexit vote

The UK voted to leave the EU on 23 June 2016.

From TheJournal.ie MDMA makes you more likely to cooperate, but only with trustworthy people - study MDMA

MDMA makes you more likely to cooperate, but only with trustworthy people - study

The team behind the study said their findings could help the treatment of psychiatric conditions such as PTSD.

From TheJournal.ie Growing up in Ireland: Just one in four 9-year-olds get recommended level of physical activity Families

Growing up in Ireland: Just one in four 9-year-olds get recommended level of physical activity

One quarter reported being physically active for at least 60 minutes every day.

From TheJournal.ie Smoking and diabetes have a greater impact on heart attack risk in women than men - study Bmj

Smoking and diabetes have a greater impact on heart attack risk in women than men - study

Smoking increased a woman’s risk of a heart attack by 55% more than it increased the risk in a man.

From TheJournal.ie Many non-Irish nationals are as likely to be employed and as educated as Irish people Study

Many non-Irish nationals are as likely to be employed and as educated as Irish people

Research published by the ESRI this morning examines how well migrants are settling into Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Culture strongly influences how young people cope with natural disasters, study finds Natural Disasters

Culture strongly influences how young people cope with natural disasters, study finds

“We found that culture really matters in terms of how adolescents respond to a disaster.”

From TheJournal.ie There are more people who drink, smoke and have illnesses in deprived areas Health Study

There are more people who drink, smoke and have illnesses in deprived areas

In the last 3 years, the number of smokers in Ireland decreased by 80,000.

From TheJournal.ie For 25% of young adults, the 2016 US election was a 'traumatic experience' Study

For 25% of young adults, the 2016 US election was a 'traumatic experience'

“There was a lot of discourse around race and identity… I think that really heightened stress for a lot of people,” the lead author said.

From TheJournal.ie E-cigarette vaping causes skin wounds to heal more slowly - study QUIT SMOKING

E-cigarette vaping causes skin wounds to heal more slowly - study

Studies have indicated that e-cigarettes aren’t necessarily healthy, but could be less damaging than normal cigarettes.

From The42 France defied poor stats to win 2018 World Cup, says Fifa report Study

France defied poor stats to win 2018 World Cup, says Fifa report

The report also said that the competition was short of classic playmakers.

From TheJournal.ie Caesarean section use has almost doubled globally since 2000 Warning

Caesarean section use has almost doubled globally since 2000

There are dangers associated with the procedure.

From TheJournal.ie Study says humans can recognise 5,000 faces Research

Study says humans can recognise 5,000 faces

The study by the University of York found that humans could recall between 1,000 to 10,000 faces.

From TheJournal.ie It's not just for kids - even adults appear to benefit from a regular bedtime, study finds Research

It's not just for kids - even adults appear to benefit from a regular bedtime, study finds

The study found that irregular sleepers were also more likely to report depression and stress than regular sleepers.

From The42 Male tennis players punished more than women - report Study

Male tennis players punished more than women - report

Men were fined 344 times compared to 140 for “audible obscenity” and 287 to 67 for unsportsmanlike conduct.

From TheJournal.ie Drinking full-fat milk can 'lower the risk of heart disease' Ticker Shape

Drinking full-fat milk can 'lower the risk of heart disease'

Good news for whole-fat milk enthusiasts – a new study suggests consuming same can lower your chances of death by heart disease.

From TheJournal.ie The Junior Cert results are out today - here's all you need to know Results Are In

The Junior Cert results are out today - here's all you need to know

Grades in the pillar subjects of Irish, English, and Maths remain relatively unchanged from previous years.

From TheJournal.ie Over 1.4 billion adults globally at risk of disease from not doing enough physical activity Study

Over 1.4 billion adults globally at risk of disease from not doing enough physical activity

The diseases include type two diabetes, dementia, cardiovascular disease and some cancers.

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