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Researchers Discover Brain Actually Produces Estrogen Too
2013-12-05 10:53:07

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The brain can produce and release estrogen, according to a new study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. This discovery could lead to a better understanding of hormonal changes observed from before birth throughout the entire aging process. The study findings, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, reveal that the hypothalamus can directly control reproductive function in rhesus macaques. The researchers suggest that the...

Nosey Research Shows That Men Have Larger Noses Than Women
2013-11-19 04:48:58

[ Watch the Video: Why Do Most Men Have Bigger Noses Than Women? ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The average male nose is approximately 10 percent larger than the typical female proboscis, and the difference is likely due to the different builds and energy demands of the two genders, according to new research appearing in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology. The size-difference holds true in populations of European descent, and the reason is that...

2013-11-06 11:19:15

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the publication of a position statement by the European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS) in the journal Maturitas on the topic of fertility preservation. The rising need for fertility preservation results from two new 21st century changes. Improved survival of malignant disease with gonadotoxic treatments means that long-term reproductive potential should now be...

US Girls Entering Puberty Earlier Than Ever
2013-11-04 09:49:51

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Sometimes it seems like today’s children are growing up faster than ever, and a new study published in the journal Pediatrics has found that American girls are indeed entering puberty earlier than ever before. The study also found a strong connection between female childhood obesity and the early onset of puberty. "The impact of earlier maturation in girls has important clinical implications involving psychosocial and biologic...

2013-10-29 23:33:53

Toxin-free, eco friendly company, Wild Mint, will host its second annual “No-Can-Ber” challenge in November to promote healthier, can-free meals and avoiding toxic chemical, BPA. Plantation, FL (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Starting on November 1 this year, Wild Mint, a company that promotes toxin-free and earth friendly living through healthier lifestyle choices, is hosting its second annual “No-Can-Ber” challenge on its website, WildMintShop.com. The company created the event in 2012...

2013-07-30 23:01:41

Gynecomastia surgery is shown to be the number one procedure performed in 2012 on teenagers between 13-19 years old. Los Angeles gynecomastia surgeon Dr. Joseph T. Cruise explains the statistics and impact the procedure has on teenage boys. Newport Beach, CA. (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 The American Society of Plastic Surgeons released its 2012 statistics stating that Gynecomastia Surgery is the number one procedure performed on teenagers. The largest number of surgeries occur between the ages...

First Estrogen Receptor Mutation Identified In A Young Woman
2013-07-11 13:00:14

Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University A receptor mutation that essentially blocks estrogen's action has been identified for the first time in a female, researchers report. The 18-year-old wasn't experiencing breast development or menstruation, classic symptoms of too little estrogen, the usual cause of delayed puberty. Subsequent studies revealed instead sky-high levels of the sex hormone in her blood, said Dr. Lawrence C. Layman, Chief of the Section of Reproductive...

2013-06-25 23:23:18

ORCHID Recovery Center announces shocking research linking early drinking to future alcohol abuse. Palm Springs, Florida (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 ORCHID Recovery Center is a substance abuse treatment facility that is dedicated to assisting in the prevention of addiction by helping to educate community members regarding the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse. As such, a recent article published by PsychCentral that highlights the correlation between teenage drinking and alcohol abuse caught...

Hormone Revolution Two Ancient Mutations
2013-06-25 08:56:48

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online We tend to think of evolution as a very slow, crawling process. Sometimes, however, as a team of researchers led by the University of Chicago have recently discovered, evolution leaps. The new study, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, revealed two key mutations that sparked a hormonal revolution about 500 million years ago. The research team, which included members from the University of Oregon, Emory...


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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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