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Age Of Puberty In Girls Influenced By Which Parent Their Genes Are Inherited From

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...

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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...

2014-06-16 18:06:51

University at Buffalo Caffeine intake by children and adolescents has been rising for decades, due in large part to the popularity of caffeinated sodas and energy drinks, which now are marketed to children as young as four. Despite this, there is little research on the effects of caffeine on young people. One researcher who is conducting such investigations is Jennifer Temple, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, University at Buffalo School of...

2014-05-27 11:50:38

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Could give hints about male versus female risk for certain psychiatric disorders Puberty is the defining process of adolescent development, beginning a cascade of changes throughout the body, including the brain. Penn Medicine researchers have discovered that cerebral blood flow (CBF) levels decreased similarly in males and females before puberty, but saw them diverge sharply in puberty, with levels increasing in females while decreasing...

2014-04-22 14:29:27

Men's susceptibility to serious health conditions may be influenced by low exposure to testosterone in the womb, new research suggests. A study has revealed how men's testosterone levels may be determined before they are born. Understanding why some men have less of the hormone than others is important because testosterone is crucial for life-long health. Low levels of the hormone have been linked to obesity, diabetes and heart disease. Researchers have shown that the cells...

2014-03-24 08:28:50

With the legalization of marijuana in Colorado, Denver plastic surgeon Gregory Buford explains, the male community may develop a shapelier figure DENVER, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some medical professionals believe smoking marijuana can cause a man to develop breasts. Dr. Gregory Buford thinks this may be the least of our problems. As a resident of the mile-high city itself, Dr. Buford first addressed the issue of pot's relation to "man-boobs" on his blog: "As a Plastic...

2014-01-16 08:27:31

Growth Hormone Releasing Peptides and Growth Hormone Releasing Hormones offer legal, safe, inexpensive and effective benefits MILLBURN, N.J., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Human Growth Hormone (HGH) produced by recombinant gene technology has been used extensively for anti-aging therapy during the past decade. Some of the symptoms of low HGH levels include a declining sex drive, lower energy levels, drowsy, sleepiness and fatigue, an accumulation of body fat and adipose tissue around the mid...

Bonobos Retain Elevated Thyroid Hormones Well Into Adulthood
2013-12-18 13:23:48

Max Planck Institute Despite the fact that chimpanzees and bonobos share similar starting conditions at birth they develop different behavioral patterns later in life. These differences might be caused by different hormone levels. Researchers of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, and the Royal Zoological Society of Antwerp in Belgium have analyzed thyroid hormones from urine samples of zoo-living chimpanzees and bonobos. They discovered that bonobos...


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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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