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Bisphenol-A Linked To Obesity In Pre-Teenage Girls
2013-06-13 07:30:05

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The harmful effects of bisphenol-A (BPA) have been touted in recent years, with exposure to the substance being linked to fertility issues, asthma and now obesity. In a new study by researchers with Kaiser Permanente, it has been found that girls between nine and 12 years of age with above average levels of BPA in their urine had twice the risk of being obese than girls with lower levels of the chemical. The study is published...

2013-05-17 13:25:53

New research indicates that women´s reproductive function may be tied to their immune status. Previous studies have found this association in human males, but not females. The study appears in the American Journal of Human Biology. An animal´s energetic resources must be carefully allocated, said University of Illinois anthropology professor Kathryn Clancy, who led the new research. The body´s first priority is maintenance, which includes tasks inherently related to...

Researchers Discover Mechanism That Regulates Steroid Hormone Production In Drosophila
2013-03-07 16:06:22

Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) Looking at the transformation of a fly larva into a pupa may help researchers to understand the molecular mechanisms that trigger puberty. A study conducted on the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, by scientists at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) led by ICREA research professor Marco Milán, identifies an miRNA as key to the relationship between hormones that control growth and sexual maturity....

During Puberty, The Brain Add News Cells
2013-03-05 05:03:51

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Two US neuroscientists have discovered new cells are added to a person´s brain when they go through puberty — a biological change designed to better equip growing boys and girls for the rigors of becoming adults. Previously, experts had believed the human brain maintained a set number of cells from birth through old age, but then studies demonstrated that new brain cells were formed in adults. Initially, it was believed...

2013-02-19 23:00:50

Probiotic Action with insight from Dr. Robert Wallace's recent article in the Post Tribune, explains why although there is no direct correlation to food and acne, conditions like obesity caused by poor diet may increase or help cause an acne condition. Miami, FL (PRWEB) February 19, 2013 For many, obesity is more than just a weight issue, it is a severe, life threatening condition. Heart failure, diabetes, and other major life threatening ailments have been linked to being past...

2013-02-05 23:00:37

Probiotic Action gives parents advice on how to help teens cope with acne and depression. Miami, FL (PRWEB) February 05, 2013 The link between depression and acne has long been debated as a “which came first, the chicken or the egg? ” scenario for many suffers. Many researchers claim that excess stress on the body and mind leads the skin to harbor chemicals and bacteria to produce acne symptoms, whereas others claim acne and its treatments has caused depression. An article from...


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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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