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

Dec 5th 2018, 6:05 AM 8,698 Views 31 Comments

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

Thyroid cancer impact on children and teens following Fukushima nuclear accident
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Thyroid cancer impact on children and teens following Fukushima nuclear accident

Dec 1st 2018, 9:00 AM 16,073 Views 27 Comments

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

Suicide: Concerns that Netflix show 13 Reasons Why could lead to 'copycat cases'
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Suicide: Concerns that Netflix show 13 Reasons Why could lead to 'copycat cases'

Nov 21st 2018, 6:10 AM 22,003 Views 23 Comments

The popular Netflix drama has proven controversial, with research around the world ongoing.

Antidepressant prescriptions increased after Brexit vote
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Antidepressant prescriptions increased after Brexit vote

Nov 20th 2018, 11:35 PM 9,253 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Nov 19th 2018, 9:38 PM 16,770 Views 23 Comments

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

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

Nov 8th 2018, 6:47 AM 10,312 Views 13 Comments

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

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

Nov 8th 2018, 6:15 AM 5,766 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Nov 7th 2018, 6:10 AM 17,846 Views 57 Comments

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

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

Nov 4th 2018, 6:00 AM 8,602 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Oct 24th 2018, 6:30 AM 10,205 Views 27 Comments

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

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

Oct 23rd 2018, 6:15 AM 9,814 Views 35 Comments

“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.

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

Oct 20th 2018, 8:30 AM 15,636 Views 24 Comments

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

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

Oct 16th 2018, 6:34 PM 6,230 Views 5 Comments

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

Caesarean section use has almost doubled globally since 2000
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Caesarean section use has almost doubled globally since 2000

Oct 12th 2018, 6:10 AM 13,092 Views 26 Comments

There are dangers associated with the procedure.

Study says humans can recognise 5,000 faces
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Study says humans can recognise 5,000 faces

Oct 10th 2018, 2:40 PM 6,928 Views 13 Comments

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

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

Sep 23rd 2018, 8:00 PM 25,795 Views 4 Comments

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

Male tennis players punished more than women - report
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Male tennis players punished more than women - report

Sep 16th 2018, 2:55 PM 6,938 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Sep 12th 2018, 6:05 AM 24,712 Views 50 Comments

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

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

Sep 12th 2018, 6:01 AM 30,766 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Sep 5th 2018, 6:20 AM 44,114 Views 21 Comments

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

Being homeless for more than six months can significantly damage children's health - study
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Being homeless for more than six months can significantly damage children's health - study

Sep 4th 2018, 6:10 AM 13,108 Views 30 Comments

Although the study is US-based, many factors of it still ring true for those children who are homeless in Ireland.

This is how much sleep you should be getting every night for maximum heart healthiness
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This is how much sleep you should be getting every night for maximum heart healthiness

Aug 26th 2018, 10:00 PM 95,542 Views 34 Comments

Much less than six hours, and anything more than eight puts you at a significantly higher risk of heart trouble, new research suggests.

No partitions between desks may be 'healthier' for office workers
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No partitions between desks may be 'healthier' for office workers

Aug 25th 2018, 4:00 PM 15,212 Views 19 Comments

This layout is linked to higher levels of physical activity while at work, and lower levels of stress outside the office, a new study suggests.

Alcohol is linked to 2.8 million deaths worldwide each year
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Alcohol is linked to 2.8 million deaths worldwide each year

Aug 24th 2018, 6:15 AM 12,903 Views 23 Comments

The study’s authors said that there is no safe level of alcohol as benefits are outweighed other effects of drinking.

A third of fruit and veg 'too ugly' to sell
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A third of fruit and veg 'too ugly' to sell

Aug 20th 2018, 4:00 PM 13,558 Views 33 Comments

More than 50 million tonnes of fruits and vegetables are discarded each year in Europe.

Poor sleep triggers viral loneliness and social rejection, study finds
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Poor sleep triggers viral loneliness and social rejection, study finds

Aug 19th 2018, 9:00 PM 28,058 Views 21 Comments

That alienating vibe also makes sleep-deprived individuals more socially unattractive to others.

Exceptionally hot weather expected for another four years, researchers say
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Exceptionally hot weather expected for another four years, researchers say

Aug 15th 2018, 2:32 PM 24,966 Views 37 Comments

Manmade global warming and a natural change in the Earth’s temperature will join forces over the coming years, the study suggested.

Irish scientists discover new treatment to help prevent relapse of aggressive form of breast cancer
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Irish scientists discover new treatment to help prevent relapse of aggressive form of breast cancer

Aug 15th 2018, 10:00 AM 15,644 Views 22 Comments

The groundbreaking research was conducted by scientists at the Apoptosis Research Centre in NUIG.

E-cigarette vapour can damage immune system in lungs, study suggests
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E-cigarette vapour can damage immune system in lungs, study suggests

Aug 14th 2018, 2:53 PM 15,055 Views 52 Comments

Some of the effects were similar to those seen in regular smokers and people with chronic lung disease.

New study finds that men can get postpartum depression too
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New study finds that men can get postpartum depression too

Aug 12th 2018, 12:00 PM 15,753 Views 30 Comments

Previous studies have found that men sometimes exhibit symptoms reminiscent of pregnancy.

Out of your league? Study shows most online daters seek more desirable mates
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Out of your league? Study shows most online daters seek more desirable mates

Aug 12th 2018, 7:00 AM 15,592 Views 10 Comments

The majority of people in the analysed dating networks contact other people who are 25% more desirable than themselves.

Sleeping more than eight hours a night increases your mortality risk, study finds
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Sleeping more than eight hours a night increases your mortality risk, study finds

Aug 7th 2018, 1:37 PM 35,357 Views 41 Comments

A sleep duration of 10 hours is linked with 30% increased risk of dying compared to sleeping for seven hours.

70% of female students in Ireland experience sexual hostility or gender harassment
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70% of female students in Ireland experience sexual hostility or gender harassment

Aug 7th 2018, 8:41 AM 20,520 Views 123 Comments

54% of first-year women students reported experiencing sexual hostility or crude gender harassment since starting college.

Parents with severe trauma in childhood more likely to have children with behavioural problems
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Parents with severe trauma in childhood more likely to have children with behavioural problems

Jul 14th 2018, 11:00 AM 15,171 Views 13 Comments

The types of childhood hardships include divorce or separation of parents, death of a parent, and emotional, physical or sexual abuse.

Men's testosterone levels largely determined by their childhood environment, study finds
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Men's testosterone levels largely determined by their childhood environment, study finds

Jun 30th 2018, 10:30 AM 31,736 Views 16 Comments

The study challenges the theory that testosterone levels are controlled by genetics or race.

Marriage is (literally) good for the heart, new study finds
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Marriage is (literally) good for the heart, new study finds

Jun 19th 2018, 1:32 PM 13,356 Views 26 Comments

The study examined ethnically varied populations in Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia.

What makes someone go from being hungry to hangry? Scientists may have found out
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What makes someone go from being hungry to hangry? Scientists may have found out

Jun 16th 2018, 4:00 PM 22,693 Views 6 Comments

The combination of hunger and anger may be a complicated emotional response involving an interplay of biology, personality and environmental cues.

People who abstain from alcohol are off sick more often than the average drinker - study
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People who abstain from alcohol are off sick more often than the average drinker - study

Jun 10th 2018, 7:30 AM 19,110 Views 23 Comments

The lead author of the study said the findings could be explained by health problems leading to people abstaining from drink.

How many people need to take a stand to instigate social change?
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How many people need to take a stand to instigate social change?

Jun 9th 2018, 5:30 PM 15,426 Views 50 Comments

A study examined this question – and came up with a definite figure.

One in every five young adult deaths in the US is related to opioids
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One in every five young adult deaths in the US is related to opioids

Jun 2nd 2018, 3:00 PM 12,301 Views 20 Comments

The study found that the percentage of deaths attributed to opioids in the US increased by 292% from 2001 to 2016.