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Humans Evolved To Live Longer Because Of Grandmothers
2012-10-24 07:50:47

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Our grandmothers being there to care of us is something we all take for granted, and we have our ancestors to thank for that. New research indicates that human longevity is what it is because of grandmothers helping with childcare at an early stage in human history. Computer simulations on evolution have helped scientists prove that humans evolved longer life spans than apes because of their grandmotherly duties. When it comes to...

2012-06-25 21:00:21

The hot flashes and night sweats that most women experience early in menopause are not linked to increased levels of cardiovascular disease risk markers unless the symptoms persist or start many years after menopause begins. These new study results will be presented Saturday at The Endocrine Society's 94th Annual Meeting in Houston. "Our study provides reassurance that the common experience of menopausal symptoms in early menopause is not associated with increases in blood pressure or...

2011-09-13 11:22:09

It doesn't take a village to raise a child after all, according to University of Michigan research. "In the African villages that I study in Mali, children fare as well in nuclear families as they do in extended families," said U-M researcher Beverly Strassmann, professor of anthropology and faculty associate at the U-M Institute for Social Research (ISR). "There's a naïve belief that villages raise children communally, when in reality children are raised by their own families...

2011-02-15 00:02:56

Natural menopause solutions can help women with more than just menopause symptoms, as suggested by Dr. Shoreh Ershadi. When menopause begins, changes take place in the body. One of these changes is decreased levels of estrogen, which can result in loss of bone density and lead to osteoporosis. Natural menopause remedies can help with osteoporosis and other symptoms of menopause. Visit http://www.naturalmenopausetreatmentguide.com for more information about this issue. Beverly Hills, CA...

2009-07-15 07:00:00

NORTH WALES, Penn., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Many often equate menopause with hot flashes, night sweats and mood swings, but a recent survey shows that a spectrum of menopause symptoms and their severity can have an overwhelmingly negative impact on every aspect of women's lives. According to the "Menopause Impact Survey", sponsored by Duramed Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (now Teva Women's Health, Inc.) a subsidiary of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Ltd. (Nasdaq: TEVA) and conducted by...

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2005-12-21 08:15:54

CHICAGO -- Jenny, Shamba, Timbo, Beta and Elaine are zoo gorillas, but they have something in common with millions of women: They have undergone menopause. A study of gorillas at 17 North American zoos, led by Chicago's Brookfield Zoo, is the first to document gorilla menopause, according to researchers who were not involved in the study. The findings may help zoos improve how they care for aging female gorillas and change the way evolutionary biologists think about menopause in humans....


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.