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Stress Women In Women Social Perception
2013-10-10 13:33:52

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Proctor and Gamble, makers of Secret brand deodorant, have partnered with researchers to understand the effects of stress sweat and perception. According to lead investigator Pamela Dalton, PhD, MPH with Monell Chemical Senses Center, people can smell 'stress sweat' - that perspiration we release when we find ourselves in anxiety-inducing situations. What’s more, the research found that a person’s perception of another...

2013-10-08 23:25:42

Star brite MDG Mold/Mildew Odor Control Bags Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Water damage that results in mildew is one thing in common with storms. Hurricanes, tropical storms, torrential rainstorms and tornadoes all leave huge amounts of water in their wake, which soon results in mildew, mold and moldy odor. In addition to foul smells, there are health issues to be considered with mold, especially for people with respiratory problems. Star brite’s new MDG Mold/Mildew Odor...

Brain Cell Neurons Tell Us If We Like Or Dislike Smells
2013-10-08 06:38:33

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Some smells are instantly attractive to us. For example, think of the smell of baking bread. With no other cues, visual or tactile, that smell can draw you into the nearest bakery. In contrast, some smells -- like fresh fish -- are not that appealing, unless perhaps you haven't eaten in three days. For scientists who are trying to address the increasingly acute problem of obesity, the question of how this works and what underlying...

2013-10-05 23:02:10

Fragrance-free Odor Eliminating sprays, which have quickly become some of Smells Begone’s flagship products, are now available on SmellsBeGone.com, the official online store for bio-degradable air freshener company, Smells BeGone. Auburn Hills, MI (PRWEB) October 05, 2013 Fragrance Free Odor Eliminating sprays, which have quickly become some of Smells Begone’s flagship products, are now available on SmellsBeGone.com, the official online store for bio-degradable air freshener company,...

Honey Bees' Ability To Locate Food Masked By Diesel Fumes
2013-10-03 12:53:25

[ Watch the Video: Honeybees Impacted By Diesel Exhaust ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists are currently in search of an explanation for the decline of honeybee populations around the world and a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports has found that diesel exhaust may be playing a role. In the study, researchers from the University of Southampton found that diesel exhaust fumes change the chemical profile of floral aroma molecules, a...

2013-10-03 09:03:25

Juvenile mice secrete a protective pheromone in their tears, blocking adult mating Nocturnal animals need their noses to stay alive. Mice, among others, depend on their impressive olfactory powers to sniff out food or avoid danger in the dark. Hard-wired to flee a predator or fight a mating rival in response to a whiff of urine, mice use a streamlined system that sends the sensory cue to neural centers in the brain that need only a few synapses to rapidly initiate the instinctive...

Smells Become Stinkier When Anxiety Takes Hold
2013-09-25 14:22:00

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists are increasingly showing that our mental state can change our perceptions of the world around us and a new study in the Journal of Neuroscience found that people in a state of anxiety rate neutral smells lower than when they are relaxed. "After anxiety induction, neutral smells become clearly negative," explained study author Wen Li, a professor of psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. "People experiencing an...

2013-09-24 23:37:04

Announcing Unique Native Remedy for Absorbing Odor - Ancient Clay Serves Many Benefits for the Skin; ClayDry Natural Deodorant Now Available at Staff of Life Natural Food Market in Santa Cruz, CA Santa Cruz, California (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Zion Health is proud to announce that local, Santa Cruz natural food market Staff of Life now carries ClayDry non-aluminum deodorants. ClayDry deodorants, from leading natural body care manufacture Zion Health, use calcium montmorillonite clay for...

2013-09-23 10:29:59

'Odor is a means of chemical communication between mother and child' -- Johannes Frasnelli, University of Montreal What woman has not wanted to gobble up a baby placed in her arms, even if the baby is not hers? This reaction, which everyone has noticed or felt, could have biological underpinnings related to maternal functions. For the first time, an international team of researchers has found evidence of this phenomenon in the neural networks associated with reward. "The olfactory -- thus...

Some Fears May Be Eliminated Just By Going To Sleep
2013-09-23 09:25:43

[ Watch the Video: Never Fear! Just Sleep On It! ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research has shown some fears could be unlearned while a person sleeps. Using specific odors, such as woody or floral scents, scientists were able to reduce the reactions of subjects who were trained to fear a pair of faces prior to the study. Going forward, the researchers say this new technique could be used to treat people who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder...


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