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‘Viagra effect’ from a glass of pomegranate juice


May 4th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) Men and women who drank a daily glass of pomegranate juice for a fortnight experienced a surge in the hormone testosterone, which increases sexual desire in ... Read more...

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Global paedophile ring busted in Russia


December 14th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An international ring of 130 paedophiles has been busted in Russia, a public organisation said Wednesday.The League of Internet Security said it broke the ring ... Read more...

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Jane Fonda admits that she has a great sex life because of testosterone shots


August 23rd, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Jane Fonda has revealed that at the advanced age of 73 years, she is still sexually active because of a boost of the male hormone testosterone ... Read more...

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Scientists demystify male puberty


March 15th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 15 (IANS) Why do some boys reach puberty early while the rest enjoy the idyllic bliss of childhood much longer? Scientists may have identified the answer - a ... Read more...

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New study uncovers how male puberty begins


March 15th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 15 (ANI): Monash University researchers have shed light on a new understanding of how male puberty begins.The key to their findings lies with a protein known as SMAD3 and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Finger length predicts prostate cancer risk: Study


December 1st, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 1 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that a man's risk of prostate cancer can be measured by looking at his hands.Their study showed that men whose index fingers are longer than ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

High hormone levels drove cavemen to promiscuity


November 4th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) High hormone levels drove primitive men to promiscuity and combativeness.Our ancient ancestors had far higher levels of the male sex hormone testosterone than people living today, a study ... Read more...

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Single shot of morphine has long lasting effects on testosterone levels


November 4th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 04 (ANI): A new study found that a single injection of morphine to fight persistent pain in male rats is able to strongly reduce the hormone testosterone in the brain ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Early humans more promiscuous than modern-day people


November 4th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) Scientists have found evidence that early humans who lived thousands of years ago were more promiscuous and competitive than the people of modern age.A study of fossilised remains ... Read more...

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Study: Low Testosterone linked to Alzheimer’s disease


October 7th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
A team of research scientists have found that older men with lower levels of the sex hormone testosterone were more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease.John E. Morley, a physician and head of ... Read more...

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Low testosterone levels could lead to Alzheimer’s


October 6th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): Older men with low levels of the male sex hormone, testosterone, are more prone to Alzheimer's disease, revealed a new study."Having low testosterone may make you more vulnerable ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Seaweed extract could drive away acne woes in teens


September 4th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
London, Sept 4 (ANI): Acne is probably the worst part of turning into a teenager for many, but now studies show that seaweed extract could solve this spotty problem.An active ingredient from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Long ring finger may mean you’re at prostate cancer risk


July 21st, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) Men with a long ring finger could be three times more likely to develop prostate cancer. Doctors found that the risk increases if the ring finger on the ... Read more...

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Ogling at ’sexy’ males leads to healthier chicks: Study


June 30th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): Watching an attractive male makes birds more fertile, and leads to healthier chicks, as per a new study.The find could be based in the phenomenon of mating ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Plastics chemical BPA linked to PCOS


June 22nd, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): A new research has found that women with the polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), the most common hormone imbalance in women of reproductive age, have higher BPA blood levels.BPA, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Male Menopause A Medical Problem Not Hype!


June 18th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): While the menopause is a symptom aggressively evident in all ageing women, the male menopause does not have such obvious symptoms. In fact, the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Badge, bill colour of house sparrow signal testosterone levels


June 6th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 6 (ANI): A team of scientists has found that the colour of a house sparrow's badge and bill is indicative of its testosterone - and hence - its dominance and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dose of testosterone ‘makes women less trusting’


May 25th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 25 (ANI): A dose of sex hormone testosterone can make women less trusting of men, claims a study.But, according to the study's researchers, the effect only seems to be true ... Read more...

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Male obesity tied to low testosterone levels


May 4th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Obese men are more likely than others to have low levels of sex hormone testosterone, claims a new study.Published in the journal Diabetes Care, the study conducted by ... Read more...

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New cancer vaccine Out


May 3rd, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of America has supplied its approval to the latest prostate cancer vaccine, Provenge. It has been manufactured by the ... Read more...

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Experts condemn use of anti-aging hormones


April 14th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): A leading medical authority has criticised the use of anti-aging hormones.The condemnation comes in the wake of the American Medical Association's (AMA) Council on Science and Public Health's ... Read more...

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Women’s natural scent sufficient to lure men


February 11th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Forget pricey perfumes. Eau naturale might be more than enough for women seeking a mate.That's the conclusion of a study which shows that when men smell T-shirts worn ... Read more...

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Beer may prevent prostate cancer


December 9th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): Here's an excuse for men to hit the pub - a new research suggests that a compound in beer may prevent prostate cancer.Tests showed that the ingredient, xanthohumol, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gamers turn more aggressive against strangers


September 29th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 29 (ANI): Gamers tend to be more aggressive when they play against strangers, reveals a study.When male gamers beat friends in a shoot-em-up video game, levels of the potent sex ... Read more...

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Men with long ring fingers drive faster, ignore traffic rules


September 10th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 10 (ANI): Does your man drives a little too fast and doesn't care much about traffic rules? Well, then take a close look at his ring finger.A new research ... Read more...

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Sun Mingming, the tallest basketball player


May 29th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by GD
Sun Mingming is the tallest basketball player in the world. 25-year-old Mingming is 7'9" (236 cm) and weighs 400 lb. The Chinese basketball player is a rising star in Japan. His fellow ... Read more...

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Genes determine transsexuality


May 14th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 14 (IANS) The largest ever genetic study of transsexuals has established a link between gender identity and a gene involved in modifying the action of sex hormone testosterone. From an ... Read more...

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Chemical cocktail ‘puts baby boys at cancer, infertility risk’


May 14th, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 14 (ANI): Gender-bending chemicals found in many food, cosmetic and cleaning products put unborn baby boys at greater risk of developing cancer and infertility later in life, a leading scientist ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Female Oz lizards literally turn their backs on mates to avoid sex


April 30th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 30 (ANI): Females of an Australian species of lizard rely on testosterone when they want to put off a male from copulating with her, according to researchers at University of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Second-born kids really are more rebellious


April 30th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 30 (ANI): A new research has confirmed what many parents long suspected: Second-born kids are more likely to be rebellious in later life than their more conservative older siblings.According to ... Read more...

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Research links polluted water to erosion of male virility


January 19th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) A group of testosterone blocking chemicals is finding its way into rivers that can erode virility and feminise males.New research has linked water pollution to the rising incidence ... Read more...

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Water pollution linked to male fertility problems


January 19th, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Washington, January 19 (ANI): A collaborative study has lent more force to the suggestion that water pollution is triggering male fertility problems. The study involving researchers from Brunel University, the Universities ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mens fingers can reveal there tight-fistedness


January 14th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): Girls who want to know if a potential boyfriend is a spend-thrift or the tight-fisted kind should check out his fingers, say Belgium researchers.If they find a ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Testosterone deficiency causes decreased libido, fatigue


January 12th, 2009 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Munich, Jan 12 (DPA) When a man experiences abnormal fatigue, decreasing libido and starts to gain weight around the middle, often the cause is a deficiency in the male sexual hormone testosterone.Though ... Read more...

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Male hormone patch can boost sex drive in older women


November 6th, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 6 (ANI): Aussie scientists have found a simple way to boost sex drive in older women- a stomach patch loaded with the male hormone testosterone. The new study has detailed ... Read more...

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