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Men And Women See Things Differently
2012-12-03 06:40:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While ladies often accuse the men they are romantically involved with of scoping out other women, new scientific research suggests that it is the females themselves that are more likely to do the ogling. According to Stephen Adams, Medical Correspondent for The Telegraph, researchers from Bristol University recruited subjects and had them review a series of images, including some screen captures from nature documentaries and other...

2012-06-02 08:13:21

A new study published online in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) has discovered a possible link between one popular type of diabetes drug and the risk of bladder cancer. According to Telegraph Medical Correspondent Stephen Adams, a team of Canadian researchers, led by Dr. Laurent Azoulay of the Jewish General Hospital in Montreal, studied U.K. National Health Service (NHS) statistics and learned that individuals with Type 2 diabetes who had taken pioglitazone (Actos) had an 83% higher...

2011-10-30 07:11:10

Advances in DNA testing could open the door for more expensive cancer treatments to be approved, as well as more personalized treatment options to emerge, one expert told Telegraph Medical Correspondent Stephen Adams on Saturday. Matthew Seymour, director of the National Cancer Research Network (NCRN), told Adams that genetic testing techniques were advancing so rapidly that doctors could soon administer such an exam to find out which types of medicine would work best for them. That, in...

Study: Hypertension Could Increase Cancer Risk
2011-09-27 08:06:57

People with high blood pressure are more likely to develop cancer or die as a result of the disease, according to the results of a new study from King's College London in the UK. According to Telegraph Medical Correspondent Stephen Adams, the study, which involved nearly 600,000 middle-age Europeans, found that those with the highest blood pressure readings were 49% more likely to die of cancer-related causes over a 12-year period. "As blood pressure rose, so did their chances of...

2011-07-11 07:35:00

American and Dutch researchers reported over the weekend that they are now one step closer towards the development of a universal flu vaccine that would be effective against all strains of influenza, according to Telegraph Medical Correspondent Stephen Adams."¨The vaccination, which is being jointly developed by the California-based Scripps Research Institute and Crucell Holland BV, a biopharmaceutical company headquartered in the Netherlands, is the topic of a paper published in the...

2011-02-24 09:00:00

Air pollution is responsible for more heart attacks worldwide than cocaine, according to a new study published by Belgian researchers this week in the medical journal The Lancet. Scientists at Hasselt University and the Catholic University of Leuven claim that traffic fumes and dirty air trigger more than eight times as many heart attacks than the illicit drug, Telegraph Medical Correspondent Stephen Adams wrote on Thursday. Additionally, by looking at what they call "final straw" risk...

2009-10-28 07:15:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- While some are seeing signs that "The Great Recession" of the last two years is now abating, the same cannot be said about America's unemployment crisis. One of the nation's top economists recently warned that unemployment will continue to rise and could peak at 10.5 percent. Now, author Stephen Adams says that his latest book, Back to Work! Create NEW OPPORTUNITIES in the Wake of Job Loss (Moody Publishers), can help people cope with the emotional and...

Word of the Day
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'