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A primary school in Dublin has got rid of homework, in an effort to reduce the pressure on pupils and parents. Loreto in Rathfarnham says it has scrapped written homework, in an effort to make things easier for its students and their parents or guardians. However it’s not letting the children slack off, as it […]

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Wine is actually a disinfectant for germs. We’ve all heard of the benefits of drinking red wine – the antioxidants in the tipple are said to protect against coronary heart disease and cancer. But new research has found new health benefits to sipping both red and white vino. Scientists at The University of Pavia in Italy […]

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You now have a great comeback the next time you’re criticised for being a featherhead. Disorganised people get grief for always being late, leaving the cooker turned on, and forgetting about appointments.  But you see, they have a lot on their minds – because they’re so smart. Research has found featherheads are more intelligent. In […]

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We don’t envy those poor students! An app is “revolutionising revision” for thousands of Leaving and Junior Cert students. In the lead up to summer exams, thousands of students are putting the heads down to study. And now, they have an app to help. MyStudyPal eliminates the need for time-consuming and often inaccurate study schedules. […]

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“High‐quality romantic relationships are consistently associated with positive physical health outcomes.” Feeling stressed? Thinking about your partner could help you relax. A new study has found that visualising your significant other’s face in a high stress situation may be just as helpful as having them physically present. Researchers at the University of Arizona asked 102 […]

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Over 40 per cent of men feel sad, tearful or irritable after making love It’s normally associated with feelings of joy and happiness… However, a recent study has revealed that 40 per cent of men feel sad, tearful or irritable after making love. Surprising we know. The phenomenon known as ‘postcoital dysphoria’ has previously been recognised […]

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Scientists have confirmed that being in love makes you piles on the pounds. via GIPHY Researchers at the University of Queensland in Australia analysed a decade’s worth of data from over 15,000 people to discover whether singles or couples lead healthier lifestyles. They found people in relationships weighed an average of 5.8kg more than their […]

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