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‘Fathers responsive to kids have low testosterone’


September 10th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Like mothers, fathers too can be biologically responsive to their children, especially when they experience a drop in testosterone levels sleeping next to their offsprings.Notre Dame ... Read more...

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Male weightlifters do better after watching porn


August 20th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) Male weightlifters can lift heavier objects after watching erotic videos, a study has found.Scientists showed different types of video clips to male athletes and then studied ... Read more...

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Olympics: Moroccan runner expelled for doping


August 4th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moroccan 1,500 metres runner Amine Laalou is out of the Olympics after testing positive for a banned substance, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said Saturday.Laalou, ... Read more...

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Hitting the gym boosts your libido


June 27th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) Middle aged men who exercise get a boost to their sex drive, a higher sperm count and stronger erections, a study has found.Losing weight reduces the ... Read more...

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Weight loss helps boost low testosterone levels


June 26th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dublin, June 26 (IANS) A new study says that weight loss can help obese, middle-aged, pre-diabetic males boost low testosterone levels by almost 50 percent. "Doctors should first encourage overweight ... Read more...

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‘Low steroid levels tied to heart risks in elderly men’


June 24th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, June 24 (IANS) Low levels of a naturally-occurring steroid are tied to an elevated risk of heart and blood-vessel diseases in elderly men, says a new study. The steroid ... Read more...

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‘Ageing not linked to drop in testosterone levels’


June 24th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 24 (IANS) Ageing, surprisingly, may have little to do with a gradual drop in testosterone levels, but is more likely to result from a man's behavioural and health ... Read more...

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Low testosterone levels could cause diabetes


May 6th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) Low testosterone levels in males could elevate their risk of developing diabetes, says a new study.The findings from the University of Edinburgh could also help explain ... Read more...

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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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Low testosterone raises risk of diabetes


May 4th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) Men with low levels of testosterone could be at greater risk of developing diabetes, a study has said.Researchers from the University of Edinburgh found low testosterone ... Read more...

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Russian Olympic medallist tests positive


April 25th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 25 (IANS) Russian long jumper Irina Meleshina, silver medallist at the 2004 Athens Olympics, has been banned for two years by the Russian Athletics Federation after she tested ... Read more...

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How testosterone fights blues


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Testosterone, the primary male sex hormone, also keeps depression at bay. Now scientists have figured out how.Nicole Carrier and Mohamed Kabbaj of the Florida State University ... Read more...

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For better sex drive, enjoy sunshine


February 8th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) Men wishing to acquire a higher sex drive can benefit by exposing their body to the sun's rays, as a study by Austrian scientists has found ... Read more...

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Testosterone drives ego, trips cooperation


February 3rd, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) Testosterone drives egocentricism at the cost of cooperating with others, consequently affecting group decisions, a study reveals.Collective problem solving can provide benefits over individual decisions as ... Read more...

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Vitamin D deficiency may cause infertility


February 3rd, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Feb 3 (IANS) Austrian scientists have found vitamin D's deficiency, long held as a risk factor for diseases like diabetes, may cause infertility among men and women.This deficiency has ... Read more...

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High testosterone retards language skills in boys


January 30th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) Boys exposed to high levels of testosterone in the foetal stage are twice as likely to experience retarded language development. "An estimated 12 percent of toddlers ... Read more...

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At 50, people are at their competitive best


December 15th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) A British study says men and women in their 50s are now rather more willing to pit themselves against others than ever before.Indeed, it is ­actually ... Read more...

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Jamaican sprinter Mullings gets lifetime ban for doping offence


November 22nd, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston, Nov 22 (IANS) Jamaican sprinter Steve Mullings has been banned for life after a second doping offence, the Jamaican anti-doping disciplinary panel has said."The panel believes that a clear ... Read more...

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Jamaican sprinter Mullings faces life ban


November 18th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Nov 18 (IANS) Jamaican sprinter Steve Mullings might be banned for life after being found guilty of using the banned substance furosemide. Mullings' urine sample was found positive ... Read more...

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Popping too many pills ruins bedroom performance


November 15th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS) The habit of popping several pills daily could hit your bedroom performance and send it plummeting to a zero, a new study reveals. The study by ... Read more...

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Slowing down prostate cancer by starving its cells


November 3rd, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 3 (IANS) Researchers have hit upon a potential treatment for prostate cancer - starving tumour cells of a vital nutrient that fuels their growth.The study, conducted with lab ... Read more...

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Higher testosterone helps older men preserve muscle mass


October 29th, 2011 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) Older men having higher levels of male hormone testosterone suffered less loss of lean muscle mass, especially those who were losing weight, scientists have found out.Men ... Read more...

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Testosterone might not be the fountainhead of youth


October 23rd, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 23 (IANS) Ageing men who look to testosterone for a bit of rejuvenation might be in for disappointment to know that it is not all that effective. Researchers ... Read more...

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Infertile men face heart disease risk


September 27th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) Men unable to procreate are more likely to die of heart disease than those with children, a study says.Researchers tracking a sample of infertile men for ... Read more...

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Cancer ‘wonder drug’ launched in Britain


September 21st, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) A pill that can help prostate cancer patients live about five months longer was launched in Britain Wednesday.The drug, Zytiga, developed by British scientists, can increase ... 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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Why good posture makes you tougher


July 13th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 13 (IANS) Mothers have for ages been telling their children to stop slouching. It turns out that they are right -- poor posture not only makes a bad ... Read more...

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Testosterone perks memory in post-menopausal women


June 7th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 7 (IANS) Post-menopausal women have better memory after daily treatment with a testosterone spray for six months. "These results offer a potential therapy, where none currently exists, to ... Read more...

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Andre recommends Viagra for Robbie Williams


June 7th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) Singer Peter Andre has advised Robbie Williams to take some Viagra after learning that the latter has been injecting himself with testosterone twice a week."Rob, ... Read more...

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Weight loss improves testosterone levels


June 5th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jun 5 (IANS) Obese men who lose weight can secrete more testosterone, the principal male sex hormone.Low testosterone levels and symptoms of male sex-related problems due to obesity may ... Read more...

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Robbie Williams takes testosterone jabs!


June 2nd, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) Singer Robbie Williams says he has experienced change after he started injecting himself with a sex hormone twice a week.The 37-year-old admits he uses testosterone ... Read more...

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Cell phone use can wreck male fertility


May 20th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 20 (IANS) Men -- particularly those wishing to become fathers -- risk wrecking their fertility if they don't curb their cell phone use. Researchers have found that while ... Read more...

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Study links election wins with higher Internet porn use


April 20th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): A study has found that while most celebrate a political candidate's victory with a party, others enjoy the moment by watching Internet porn.Rutgers-Camden psychologist Charlotte Markey and ... Read more...

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Electoral success drives some people to watch porn online


April 20th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) Some people celebrate a political candidate's victory with a party -- others do it vicariously by turning to online porn, says a US research.The wife and ... Read more...

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How smells are detected and processed by the brain


March 26th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a previously unknown step in how odors are detected and processed by the brain.The four year study, focusing on how mice respond to odors, showed ... Read more...

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