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2014-10-03 23:06:24

The new book Slippery When Wet: One Woman's Journey Through the Mystery of Sex is a mix of cutting edge insight from the science of sex and candid life stories from reproductive physiologist Dr. Joanna Ellington (“Dr. E”). Called a “must-read for anyone who wants good sex," Dr. E’s first book chronicles the human sexual experience from puberty through menopause (or andropause), including intimacy tips to help the reader find the sexual fulfillment they deserve. Valleyford,...

2014-09-19 12:24:06

Discovery Girls, Inc., is honored to announce that they've earned the prestigious Mom's Choice Award® for Discovery Girls Guide to Growing Up, a new book that prepares girls for puberty in a fun, exciting new format. LOS ALTOS, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Mom's Choice Awards® has named Discovery Girls Guide to Growing Up as among the best in family-friendly media. Entries are scored on several qualities, including design, educational value, entertainment...

2014-09-08 08:29:47

First and only generic 2% topical testosterone gel DUBLIN, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP) (TSX: ENL) announced today that it has introduced the first and only generic 2% topical testosterone gel, an authorized generic of FORTESTA® Gel (testosterone gel) CIII. FORTESTA Gel and its Authorized Generic version are the first and only 2% testosterone gels approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat adult males diagnosed with hypogonadism. The...

2014-08-04 09:29:32

Washington University School of Medicine New research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis helps explain why brain tumors occur more often in males and frequently are more harmful than similar tumors in females. For example, glioblastomas, the most common malignant brain tumors, are diagnosed twice as often in males, who suffer greater cognitive impairments than females and do not survive as long. The researchers found that retinoblastoma protein (RB), a protein...

skull composite
2014-08-03 05:50:56

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Changes in the human skull occurring approximately 50,000 years ago indicate that the rise of culture occurred around the same time as a reduction in testosterone levels, according to new research appearing in the August 1 edition of the journal Current Anthropology. In the study, lead author Robert Cieri, a biology graduate student at the University of Utah who began this work as a senior at Duke University, argue that people...

preteen puberty
2014-07-25 03:30:24

University of Cambridge The age at which girls reach sexual maturity is influenced by 'imprinted' genes, a small sub-set of genes whose activity differs depending on which parent passes on that gene, according to new research published this week in the journal Nature. The findings come from an international study of more than 180,000 women involving scientists from 166 institutions worldwide, including the University of Cambridge. The researchers identified 123 genetic variations that...

Unlocking The Secrets Of Body Fat To Save Captive Elephants
2014-07-04 08:54:48

Gerard LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from researchers at the University of Nottingham explains that the future health and survival of captive elephants could be determined by the first molecular characterization study of the African elephant’s body fat. Captive Asian and African elephants in Europe and North America cannot maintain their population due to poor fertility. Less elephant babies are being born in captivity and if the trend continues, captive...

2014-07-02 08:27:35

Testosterone Gel (1%), the Generic Equivalent to Vogelxo(TM) (testosterone) Gel, Expected to Increase Access for Patients Who Need It MAPLE GROVE, Minn., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc., today announced the launch of Testosterone Gel (1%), the generic of the newly Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Vogelxo((TM)) (testosterone) gel 1%, for topical use, CIII, and the first and only available generic testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) available in three...

2014-06-21 04:20:25

The increase in the prevalence of caffeine among children has risen substantially over the years and is beginning to grab the attention of researchers and doctors. Dr. Michael Gabriel, a Staten Island Pediatrician, offers his perspective and advice on the issue. BOHEMIA, N.Y., June 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Michael Gabriel of GPM Pediatrics, a Staten Island Pediatric Center, discusses an article, "Heart Rate And Blood Pressure: Caffeine Affects Boys And Girls Differently...

2014-06-18 12:19:52

Journal of Clinical Investigation People and mice with mutations in a specific signaling pathway, known as kisspeptin, suffer reproductive effects such as delayed puberty and infertility. Research of this pathway has focused on its role in reproduction, but a June 17 study in the Journal of Clinical Investigation looked at its effects on metabolism. Alexander Kauffman and colleagues at the University of California San Diego found that lack of the kisspeptin pathway in female mice...


Latest Puberty Reference Libraries

Testicles
2013-03-04 15:03:13

The testicles are the male reproductive organs that serve as a part of both the nervous and reproductive systems, acting as the ovaries’ counterpart. The testicles work to produce sperm and introduce chemicals such as testosterone. Formation and Orientation There are normally two testicles in the average male anatomy. These can be found in the protective sack called the scrotum. Two phases mark the growth of the testicles. During the embryonic stage, there is a possibility of this...

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  • A unit of saved energy.
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