Posts tagged “Survey”

Could owning a dog help you live longer?

November 21st, 2017
Could owning a dog help you live longer?

They say that dogs are man’s best friend, but a new survey has suggested that our furry friends are far from just companions. Researchers in Sweden claim that having a pet dog may actually help us live longer. According to a study based on data from 3.4 million people in Sweden, dog owners are less […]

New figures suggest 1 in 6 people in England have a mental health condition

October 3rd, 2017
New figures suggest 1 in 6 people in England have a mental health condition

New figures from NHS Digital suggest that at any given time, 1 in 6 people in England suffer from a mental health condition. The statistics indicate that the vast majority of people will either experience mental health problems or know somebody who has symptoms of a psychological condition. Mental health issues are often a lot […]

Cosmetic Surgery and Mental Illness

July 29th, 2011
Cosmetic Surgery and Mental Illness

Scientists in Belgium believe that a large proportion of people who request rhinoplasty, also known as a nose job, suffer from a mental illness, in particular body dysmorphic disorder. Body dysmorphic disorder is a condition in which a person has an unnatural obsession with any slight defects in their appearance. These defects don’t have to […]

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 […]

Makeovers for men on the increase

November 8th, 2010
Makeovers for men on the increase

Cosmetic surgeons are starting to see more men in their waiting rooms, as the recession has forced male executives to start taking action over their appearance to look younger than the competition. Dr Daniel Sister, of Beauty Works West, a specialist in aesthetic medicine and non-surgical procedures, told Spear’s magazine: “Men now account for 30 […]

Cosmetic surgery costs lower than reported

November 2nd, 2010
Cosmetic surgery costs lower than reported

The Buffalo Fiscal Stability Authority claims that the amount spent on cosmetic surgery by city employees at the taxpayer’s expense was lower than the $8.9 million quoted recently. Jeanette M. Mongold, executive director of the board, sent an email to members stating that the amount involved was nearer $6 million, though this is still a […]

Adoption myths could lead to shortfall

November 1st, 2010
Adoption myths could lead to shortfall

The British Association for Adoption and Fostering (BAAF) are warning that many vulnerable children are missing out on the chance to be placed with a loving family, because prospective parents are being put off applying by the myths about adoption. Research carried out by the association found that a third of the public believe single […]

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