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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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‘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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Environment not genes govern testosterone levels


May 10th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 10 (IANS) Comparing testosterone levels of five-month-old pairs of twins, both identical and non-identical, researchers have found the hormone's levels are governed by environmental factors, not genes."Testosterone is ... Read more...

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100 paedophiles chemically castrated in Britain


March 13th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) Around 100 paedophiles have been chemically castrated under a British government programme, a media report said Tuesday.According to the Daily Mail, the sex offenders volunteered to ... 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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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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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 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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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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Avoiding or controlling diabetes may cut cancer risk, mortality


April 4th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 04 (ANI): Diabetes is associated with lower risk of prostate cancer in men but with higher risk of other cancers in both men and women, according to a new study.The ... Read more...

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High testosterone linked to men’s ability to ‘woo’ women


March 12th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): A new study has said that the old theory that men who are bold and self-assured with women are high on testosterone has some truth to it.The study ... Read more...

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Your voice can tell if you are likely to stray


March 6th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 6 (IANS) Beware! Your voice could give you away if you are likely to cheat on your spouse or partner, says a new study. Women believe the lower ... Read more...

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Want to know if your mate will cheat? Listen to their voice


March 5th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): Want to find out if your partner will cheat on you? Listen to the pitch of their voice, suggests a new study.Researchers found that when choosing a partner, ... Read more...

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Key to male potency may lie in bones


February 20th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) The skeleton may be the key to fertility in male mice through a hormone released by it known as osteocalcin, a study suggests, and this could well be ... Read more...

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Male fertility is in the bones, shows mice study


February 18th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A new study has discovered that the skeleton acts as a regulator of fertility in male mice through a hormone released by bone-osteocalcin.Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center, ... Read more...

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Winners have higher testosterone levels: Study


January 26th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the winners of wrestling matches have greater increases in testosterone levels than losers.The findings are consistent with studies linking testosterone changes to ... Read more...

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Mercury is responsible for turning gay birds


January 12th, 2011 - 1:26 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists were baffled as to why the levels of the white ibises were going down. As a result, researchers from United States and Sri Lanka set ... Read more...

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Weizmann Institute of Science: Tears are a chemical turn-off for men


January 8th, 2011 - 1:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Jerusalem, Jan 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have confirmed that tears from women have a special effect on men.A new study claims that when those tears streak down the cheeks of women, it ... Read more...

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For chimps, dominance is a double-edged sword


December 9th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): Dominant animals with higher testosterone levels tend to suffer from an increased burden of parasites, reveals a study of chimpanzees.Scientists observed the primates' behavior and studied their droppings ... Read more...

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Sex Is Important Even For Old Men Aged 70 to 95


December 8th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 8, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A research organized by Australian canvassers has determined that the maintenance of sexual energy is important for men, even those aged 70 to 95. The ... Read more...

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Genes’ sensitivity to testosterone linked to aggression in adults


December 8th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): A new study from University of Alberta that looked at the link between an individual's sensitivity to testosterone and aggressive behaviour has broken new ground."I looked at the ... Read more...

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Pollution turns male birds gay


December 2nd, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 2 (IANS) Water pollution is posing a threat to bird population by causing males to go gay, scientists say.Researchers believe poisonous metal compounds entering the food chain can affect bird ... Read more...

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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...

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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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How sex hormones influence right heart function


October 20th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): A new study has revealed human sex hormones influence the structure and function of the right ventricle (RV) of the heart.The researchers found that in women receiving hormone ... Read more...

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Moving country could affect men’s libido


October 16th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 16 (ANI): Men should be careful when considering moving country, for a new study suggests that it could affect their libido and susceptibility to disease by changing their testosterone levels.Sex ... Read more...

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Stress hormone opposes testosterone’s effects


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): A new study The University of Texas at Austin has revealed that high levels of the stress hormone cortisol play a critical role in blocking testosterone's influence on ... Read more...

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Why women prefer calm and composed men


September 15th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 15 (ANI): Women are more inclined towards men who are calm and collected, and now scientists have explained the biology behind the phenomenon.Usually, researchers focus on testosterone while investigating ... Read more...

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Testosterone speeds male babies’ growth


September 14th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) Males who experience rapid growth as babies are taller, have more muscle and also higher testosterone levels as young adults. The researchers believe that testosterone may hold the ... Read more...

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A missing link from obesity to infertility discovered


September 12th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 12 (ANI): Scientists have discovered the mechanism responsible for the link between obesity and infertility."There was a sense that the reproductive dysfunction was due to insulin resistance," said Andrew Wolfe ... Read more...

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Male menopause affects over 5m men


August 21st, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 21 (ANI): Menopause in men is no more an uncommon notion - experts say more than five million men are affected by it.Menopause in men, medically known as male hypogonadism, ... Read more...

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