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2013-05-15 23:21:49

Body Mint a subsidiary of Hawaiian Organics LLC, introduces a new product to their online store. Body Mint is a deodorant tablet that reduces body odors from the entire body. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Body Mint-USA has just introduced their deodorant tablet that works to minimize and prevent everyday body odors. What sets this innovative product apart from others is the fact that it is chemical and aluminum free. Body Mint also works from the inside out so odors all over the body...

Androids Detect Bad Breath, Smelly Feet
2013-05-09 05:00:08

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Japanese researchers have created two new automatons — a female humanoid and a dog robot — that alert those suffering from smelly body odor or bad breath, the Asahi Shimbun newspaper reported this week. The female robot, dubbed Kaori, resembles a woman's head and measures the operator's breath, declaring an "emergency" if it registers in the worst category. The dog robot, Shuntaro, growls when it detects stinky feet....

2012-05-31 05:21:45

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Does your grandma really have that "grandma scent" that you think that she does? New research says yes! The study conducted by Monell Center shows that humans can identify the age of other humans based on differences in body odor. "Similar to other animals, humans can extract signals from body odors that allow us to identify biological age, avoid sick individuals, pick a suitable partner, and distinguish kin from non-kin," senior author Johan Lundstrom, a sensory...

Women May Be Able To Smell STDs On Men, Study Claims
2011-12-10 05:45:00

A new study appearing in the December 6 edition of the Journal of Sexual Medicine suggests that women might be able to tell whether or not a man has a sexually transmitted disease (STD) based on his smell. According to JoNel Aleccia of MSNBC.com's Vitals column, the study -- led by Mikhail Moshkin, professor at the Institute of Cytology and Genetics in Novosibirsk, Russia -- found that gonorrhea-infected men had a "putrid" odor to young women asked to participate in the study. "The...

2011-08-23 05:20:00

MARLBOROUGH, Conn., Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An average person sweats between 0.8 to 1.4 liters, roughly 27.4 to 47.3 oz., per hour during exercise. (1) As the workout boom is on a steady rise, so are the amounts of people tolerating sweat. Unfortunately, heat and humidity are common factors that contribute to a fitness lover's nightmare. Body odor happens to come hand in hand with this sweaty dilemma. Luckily, Torin Lee, owner of Good Gear (www.mygoodgear.com) has a new, natural...

2011-07-07 00:14:46

Study suggests kittiwakes use body odor to assess genetically compatible mates Male and female kittiwakes smell different from each other, according to research by Sarah Leclaire from the Centre national de la recherche scientifique at the Universit© Paul Sabatier in France and her team. Their work also suggests that the birds' body odors might signal the genetic makeup of individual birds, and could be used in mate choice to assess the genetic compatibility of potential partners. The...

2011-04-13 00:00:29

Odor from Garbage and Pets Among the Most Offensive Bloomington, IL (Vocus/PRWEB) April 12, 2011 Call them "America's Most Unwanted." They've been known to hold entire households hostage, causing shortness of breath, nausea and panic in their victims. At the very least, they keep "home sweet home" from smelling so sweet. The culprits are household odors, and these are the worst of the worst. According to a recent nationwide survey* by the makers of ARM & HAMMER® vacuum...

2009-06-02 21:00:03

A gene may link wet, sticky earwax and osmidrosis -- malodorous armpits -- to breast cancer risk, Japanese researchers say. The study, published in the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Journal, suggests the same gene involved in osmidrosis and earwax may be linked to breast cancer. We do strongly hope that our study will provide a new tool for better predication of breast cancer risk by genotyping, senior researcher Dr. Toshihisa Ishikawa of the Tokyo Institute of...

2009-06-01 10:35:00

New research in the FASEB Journal shows that a "breast cancer gene" causes osmidrosis and makes earwax wet and stickyIf having malodorous armpits (called osmidrosis) and goopy earwax isn't bad enough, a discovery by Japanese scientists may add a more serious problem for women facing these cosmetic calamities. That's because they've found that a gene responsible for breast cancer causes these physical symptoms. The report describing this finding is featured on the cover of The FASEB Journal's...

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2009-05-25 10:25:00

A Brazilian study has found that people are subconsciously more likely to choose a partner whose genetic make-up is different to their own, further cementing the adage that opposites really do attract, Reuters reported. Married couples were found to be more likely to have genetic differences in a DNA region governing the immune system than were randomly matched pairs, the researchers said. Maria da Graca Bicalho and her colleagues at the University of Parana in Brazil reported that this was...