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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.

From TheJournal.ie A bee can process numbers in the same way that a human does Study

A bee can process numbers in the same way that a human does

Previous studies have shown other animals have similar cognitive functions to humans.

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.

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