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Fruit Flies That Have Better Sex Lives Live Longer
2013-11-29 07:07:59

University of Michigan Health System Can sexual frustration be bad for your health? Male fruit flies that expected sex -- and didn't get it -- experienced serious health consequences and aged faster Sex may in fact be one of the secrets to good health, youth and a longer life – at least for fruit flies – suggests a new University of Michigan study that appears in the journal Science. Male fruit flies that perceived sexual pheromones of their female counterparts – without the...

2013-11-26 23:29:12

Company will offer mini-fan for women at various phases of breast cancer treatments. Ottawa, Canada (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 BlowMeCool Inc. has announced today that it will join in the mission of CureDiva, the first ever personalized lifestyle solutions online shop for women facing breast cancer. BlowMeCool will join CureDiva in helping to improve the lives of women facing breast cancer at each phase of treatment by offering its signature product, the BlowMeCool mini-fan. BlowMeCool’s...

Cognition, Mood Changes Not Linked To Postmenopausal Estrogen Loss
2013-11-26 08:39:49

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Decreased estrogen levels after menopause are largely unrelated to changes in cognitive ability and mood, according to a new study led by Stanford University School of Medicine. The study, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), found a possible link between levels of progesterone and cognition among younger postmenopausal women, however. First to investigate associations between sex hormones and...

Oxytocin Makes Men More Attracted To Their Partners
2013-11-26 07:20:07

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A biological mechanism has been discovered that could explain the attraction between loving couples. Researchers at the Bonn University Medical Center found that if oxytocin is administered to men and if they are shown pictures of their partner, the bonding hormone stimulates the reward center in the brain, increasing the attractiveness of the partner, and strengthening monogamy. Among mammals, monogamy is not very widespread; humans...

2013-11-25 23:29:16

NutraPause is a Botanical Supplement Clinically Shown to Significantly Relieve Vasomotor Symptoms (Hot Flashes and Night Sweats) Associated with Peri Menopause and Menopause Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 AC Nova Technologies Inc (aka “ATI Pharma”) announces the USA and Canada Launch of NutraPause, a botanical supplement clinically shown to significantly relieve Vasomotor Symptoms (Hot Flashes and Night Sweats) Associated with Peri Menopause and Menopause. AC Nova...

Endometrial Cancer Risk From Consumption Of Sugary Drinks
2013-11-23 05:52:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Consuming sugary soft drinks or other naturally-sweetened beverages could increase the risk of a common form of endometrial cancer in postmenopausal women, according to research appearing in the latest edition of the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention. According to FoxNews.com reporter Amanda Woerner, researchers from the University of Minnesota looked at data collected from over 23,000 postmenopausal women who...


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Osteoporosis International
2012-05-17 15:25:40

Osteoporosis International is a peer-reviewed medical journal published monthly by Springer Science+Business Media. It was established in 1990. It is the official journal of the International Osteoporosis Foundation and the National Osteoporosis Foundation. The journal includes original research on all areas of osteoporosis and related fields. It also publishes reviews, educational articles, and case reports. Editors-in-chief are R. Lindsay and J.A. Kanis. According to the Journal...

Diabetes Care
2012-05-12 21:41:27

Diabetes Care is a peer-reviewed medical journal established in 1978 and published monthly by the American Diabetes Association. It covers research in the following five categories: clinical care/education/nutrition/psychosocial research; epidemiology/health services research; emerging treatments and technologies; pathophysiology/complications; and cardiovascular and metabolic risk. The journal also publishes clinically relevant review articles, letters to the editor, and commentaries....

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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