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2014-06-23 23:11:19

Nature’s Elements, a premier online herbal supplements supplier, has introduced a new product called DHT Blocker. The product is formulated to block a compound that causes hair loss, graying of hair, and prostate problems. Lindenhurst, NY (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Effective in both men and women, DHT Blocker includes various vitamins and herbs which are known to improve scalp circulation. Ingredients in the product include Saw Palmetto, Beta Sitosterol, He Shou Wu, and other DHT blockers....

2014-05-27 11:50:38

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Could give hints about male versus female risk for certain psychiatric disorders Puberty is the defining process of adolescent development, beginning a cascade of changes throughout the body, including the brain. Penn Medicine researchers have discovered that cerebral blood flow (CBF) levels decreased similarly in males and females before puberty, but saw them diverge sharply in puberty, with levels increasing in females while decreasing...

2014-04-23 09:32:33

Findings could help scientists study pain-inhibited sexual desire in humans "Not tonight, dear, I have a headache." Generally speaking, that line is attributed to the wife in a couple, implying that women's sexual desire is more affected by pain than men's. Now, researchers from McGill University and Concordia University in Montreal have investigated, possibly for the first time in any species, the direct impact of pain on sexual behavior in mice. Their study, published in the April 23...

Detailing The Evolution Of Plumage Patterns In Male, Female Birds
2013-12-19 14:06:31

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online Waterfowl such as ducks, geese and swans belong to the order Anseriformes. Game birds such as pheasants, partridges, hens and turkeys are known as the order Galliformes. The birds belonging to both of these orders are recognized not only for their meat, but also for the elegant display of their plumage. Some members within the orders show differences between male and female, known as sexual dimorphism. Such as with the mallard, the...

2013-12-10 10:18:04

Gender discrepancies have persisted for more than a decade in infectious disease research Women scientists specializing in infectious disease research have fewer studies funded than men, and receive less funding across most topic areas in the specialty than their male peers, finds a study published in the online journal BMJ Open. These gender discrepancies have remained broadly unchanged for more than a decade, the findings show. Attempts should be made to explore the reasons behind...

Male Female Brains Complimentary
2013-12-03 08:37:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Men and women have ‘striking’ differences in their neural wiring that might explain some of the behavioral differences between the two sexes, according to a study published Monday in the Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences. The study was one of the largest to date to create to compare the connectomes, neural maps of the brain, of men and women. The results revealed that men have far greater neural connectivity from...

2013-11-22 11:16:19

UCL scientists have shown that there are widespread differences in how genes, the basic building blocks of the human body, are expressed in men and women's brains. Based on post-mortem adult human brain and spinal cord samples from over 100 individuals, scientists at the UCL Institute of Neurology were able to study the expression of every gene in 12 brain regions. The results are published today in Nature Communications. They found that the way that the genes are expressed in the...

Nosey Research Shows That Men Have Larger Noses Than Women
2013-11-19 04:48:58

[ Watch the Video: Why Do Most Men Have Bigger Noses Than Women? ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The average male nose is approximately 10 percent larger than the typical female proboscis, and the difference is likely due to the different builds and energy demands of the two genders, according to new research appearing in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology. The size-difference holds true in populations of European descent, and the reason is that...

Women Were Likely Responsible For Majority Of Ancient Cave Handprints
2013-10-16 04:56:04

[ Watch the Video: Hands On Cave Walls Were Mostly Female ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Using a technique that can tell the gender of the person who left handprints on a cave wall based on various hand measurements, a Penn State anthropologist has discovered that the majority of these markings were made by women. Experts had long believed that these cave handprints, whether they were actually paint-dipped prints or stenciled, were made by men because the...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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