Posts tagged “Research Study”

New study highlights significant differences in rates of ageing

July 10th, 2015
New study highlights significant differences in rates of ageing

A new study has revealed significant differences in the rate at which people age. New research, which involved a group of people all born within one year of each other in New Zealand, shows that some people age much faster than others. A report compiled by an international group of researchers revealed that body ages […]

Stress And Infertility Linked

April 7th, 2014
Stress And Infertility Linked

Researchers have found the strongest link yet that suggests that stress plays an important part in conception. 401 couples who wished to conceive took part in the study, between the years of 2005 and 2009. The researchers asked the women to provide 2 samples of saliva – the first at the start of the experiment […]

Men Worry More About Hair Loss Than Money

April 14th, 2011
Men Worry More About Hair Loss Than Money

It seems British men are more worried about losing their hair than going bankrupt or even finding the right partner. This the finding of recent research commissioned by REGAINE, the cosmetic hair growth product company. Researchers found that a startling 20% of men were more concerned with going bald than finding a partner, while a […]

Damaged hearts will soon be able to repair themselves

April 12th, 2011
Damaged hearts will soon be able to repair themselves

Repairing a broken heart is the subject of many popular songs but is likely to become a reality in as little as five years from now. Researchers at The Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease have discovered a revolutionary new way of changing connective muscle tissue into beating heart cells. This will enable a damaged heart […]

Retinal Transplants Another Step Forward

April 11th, 2011
Retinal Transplants Another Step Forward

Transplanting body parts is now a growth industry, and in a relatively short period of time since the first heart transplant of around 40 years ago. However while transplanting hearts, livers and so on is common, helping people see again using transplant technology has until recently been difficult, if not impossible. That may be about […]

Klinefelter Disease Possibly More Common Than Previously Thought

April 8th, 2011
Klinefelter Disease Possibly More Common Than Previously Thought

Klinefelter disease is a chromosomal abnormality that only affects men. Its side effects include the development of man boobs, small testicles, low libido and infertility. It was thought to be fairly rare, but recent research suggests it may be more common than previously supposed. Researchers in Australia studied 25,000 men who scientists believed were potentially […]

Is Cosmetic Surgery The Way To A Girls Scientific Heart?

April 5th, 2011
Is Cosmetic Surgery The Way To A Girls Scientific Heart?

With fewer girls each year opting to take up science at A level, psychologists are now wondering if plastic surgery and online clothes ordering could be the way to interest them. It seems that subjects such as IT and physics are more interesting to girls, if they are taught with a female slant. However science […]

Could Infra Red Light Help The Visually Impaired?

April 1st, 2011
Could Infra Red Light Help The Visually Impaired?

That’s the hope of scientists at Utah University. Researchers found that when they shone infra red light onto rats’ heart cells, they contracted. Similarly, tests on toad fish inner ear cells resulted in signals being sent to the brain. The results of this research has got medical scientists excited at the potential cures for a […]

Could Hair Loss Finally Be Cured?

April 1st, 2011
Could Hair Loss Finally Be Cured?

It seems scientists at the American university UCLA may have hit on a cure for hair loss. What’s more, they say it was found by accident, something that’s quite common during any research. The original research involved finding out how stress affects the function of the intestines. In so doing, scientists believe they may have […]

Is Plastic Surgery A Growing Phenomenon In Teens?

April 1st, 2011
Is Plastic Surgery A Growing Phenomenon In Teens?

If Korea is anything to go by, then the answer is possibly yes. Apparently, a survey found a staggering 41.4% of teenagers would consider going under the knife if it meant enhancing their beauty. The company carrying out the research, told a Korean newspaper: “The comparison with older age brackets is stunning: 41.4 percent among […]

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