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# testing - Friday 5 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ebola outbreak could easily have been averted, says expert EBOLA

Ebola outbreak could easily have been averted, says expert

There has been criticism of the World Health Organisation over the slow response to the Ebola outbreak.

# testing - Thursday 7 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘PSA’ prostate cancer screening reduces deaths by a fifth Men's Health

‘PSA’ prostate cancer screening reduces deaths by a fifth

The authors of the study said it is not the time to introduce population-based screening.

# testing - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Definite line of inquiry’ being followed into source of Tolka pollution Dublin

‘Definite line of inquiry’ being followed into source of Tolka pollution

A temporary barrier placed on the river to prevent the pollution spreading has been removed.

# testing - Monday 21 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie After naming, will the government make paternity testing mandatory? Who's The Daddy

After naming, will the government make paternity testing mandatory?

The question comes in light of new laws that make naming the father mandatory.

# testing - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Rugby had higher percentage of positive drugs tests than athletics in 2013

1.3 per cent of the samples taken in rugby showed the presence of prohibited substances.

# testing - Thursday 3 July, 2014

From Business ETC Facebook carried out hundreds of tests on users with few limits Experiments

Facebook carried out hundreds of tests on users with few limits

The experiments, carried out by Facebook’s Data Science team, covered topics like the causes of loneliness, how social behaviours spread through networks, and ‘political mobilisation messages.’

# testing - Sunday 8 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Once you say you’re HIV positive, you can’t take it back’ Dublin Aids Alliance

‘Once you say you’re HIV positive, you can’t take it back’

HIV in Ireland: screening, stigma and support

# testing - Friday 6 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie More gay men are seeking STI testing and advice Sexual Health

More gay men are seeking STI testing and advice

One in five of those tested at the Gay Men’s Health Service clinic in Dublin last year received a diagnosis.

# testing - Sunday 18 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish man gets ‘all clear’ after deadly MERS virus fears Saudi Arabia

Irish man gets ‘all clear’ after deadly MERS virus fears

Paddy Reilly was tested after travelling on the same plane as an American man who was later diagnosed with the potentially fatal MERs virus.

# testing - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Video column: Have you ever been tested for an STI? Sex

Video column: Have you ever been tested for an STI?

Katie Varvos asks why young Irish people aren’t getting STI tests and she even takes one online.

# testing - Saturday 23 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Campaign to reduce stigma, as stats show 50 per cent of HIV diagnoses are happening late Testing Week

Campaign to reduce stigma, as stats show 50 per cent of HIV diagnoses are happening late

Latest figures from the World Health Organisation show that 1 in 3 of the 2.3 million people living with the condition in Europe are unaware that they are HIV positive.

# testing - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie World Diabetes Day urges people to get proactive about their health Diabetes

World Diabetes Day urges people to get proactive about their health

More than 371 million people in the world have diabetes, but one in two of us could be unaware that we have it.

# testing - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie NUIG recruiting participants aged 64 and over to test system that detects falls Accident And Injury

NUIG recruiting participants aged 64 and over to test system that detects falls

The portable fall detector incorporates accelerometers which are capable of running complex falls detection algorithms.

# testing - Friday 8 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should employers screen employees for alcohol misuse? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should employers screen employees for alcohol misuse?

The idea has been mooted in the UK today.

# testing - Friday 18 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Brazil activists free 200 dogs used for drug tests Brazil

Brazil activists free 200 dogs used for drug tests

Most of the animals were said to have had their skins shaven.

# testing - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Reilly: Chlamydia screening programme ‘would not be cost-effective’ Chlamydia

Reilly: Chlamydia screening programme ‘would not be cost-effective’

The minister said it would be difficult to achieve te necessary coverage levels to reduce the reservoir of infection in the Irish population.

# testing - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Now you can test yourself for STIs in your own home Home Testing Kit

Now you can test yourself for STIs in your own home

A new home testing kit for common STIs will cost from €50, compared to the usual cost of €125.

# testing - Saturday 30 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Video: How does the food safety inspection process work in Ireland? Food Safety This post contains videos

Video: How does the food safety inspection process work in Ireland?

There are around 50,000 food points of sale in the country with just 300 inspectors to ensure that they meet food safety standards.

# testing - Monday 25 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Revenue to introduce new marker system in crackdown on fuel laundering Fuel Laundering

Revenue to introduce new marker system in crackdown on fuel laundering

The current marker system has been deemed ineffective as criminals use acid to wash the dye from the agri-fuel.

# testing - Friday 21 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why are we getting complacent with our sexual health? Opinion

Column: Why are we getting complacent with our sexual health?

We should know by now that having unprotected sex is not safe, writes Anna Quigley – so why are we engaging in risky sexual behaviour?

# testing - Saturday 20 October, 2012

From Business ETC 17 interview questions to test if you’ll fit in at a company Careers

17 interview questions to test if you’ll fit in at a company

Some are straightforward, some seem like trick questions – all are designed to gain real insight into your personality.

# testing - Thursday 6 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Sample DNA testing of pigmeat begins Farming

Sample DNA testing of pigmeat begins

The testing is to expose misleading labelling of meat, the Irish Farmers’ Association has said.

# testing - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Cork beaches remain closed as technical difficulty delays E.coli test results Cork Beaches

Cork beaches remain closed as technical difficulty delays E.coli test results

Water quality concerns sparked seven beach closures in Co Cork last week.

# testing - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Rugby round-up: Ulster draw with Tigers on a chastening day for Leinster and Connacht

It was a tough day for two of the provinces in England while Mark Anscombe’s men needed a late try to avoid defeat.

# testing - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Clontarf water disruption: DCC says water can be boiled for use Water This post contains images

Clontarf water disruption: DCC says water can be boiled for use

In photos: Tankers supply water as testing continues in St Lawrence district metre area of north Dublin.

# testing - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Tankers in place as Dublin water disruption continues Water

Tankers in place as Dublin water disruption continues

Homes and businesses in a north Dublin area have been advised not to drink their water pending further tests.

# testing - Thursday 2 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Ireland ‘not immune to global epidemic of obesity and diabetes’ Diabetes

Ireland ‘not immune to global epidemic of obesity and diabetes’

The number of people in Ireland living with diabetes expected to rise by 30 per cent over the ten years to 2020.

# testing - Saturday 16 June, 2012

As it happened: New Zealand v Ireland, Second Test

Rugby League Park in Christchurch was the setting for what could be a punishing affair for the Irish unless they could up their game significantly.

# testing - Friday 15 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘There are 1800 people in Ireland who may have HIV but don’t know it’ Opinion

Column: ‘There are 1800 people in Ireland who may have HIV but don’t know it’

On Irish AIDS Day, Pam McHugh says people should ask themselves if they know their HIV status – and if not, why not.

# testing - Saturday 12 May, 2012

From Business ETC In pictures, video: The $1 billion ghost city for testing technology Test City This post contains videos This post contains images

In pictures, video: The $1 billion ghost city for testing technology

A sneak peak at the development which is set to become an intentional ghost town – in the name of research.

# testing - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

Dampener: Weather the only complaint at ‘spectacular’ Mugello track

Fernando Alonso set the fastest lap at the Italian circuit as drivers prepare for next week’s Spanish Grand Prix

# testing - Monday 14 November, 2011

From Business ETC Prometric test company to create 100 jobs in Dundalk Jobswatch

Prometric test company to create 100 jobs in Dundalk

The company, which offers professional testing solutions and whose clients include the RSA, will create a new unit in Dundalk.