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No link between age and testosterone levels

A new study from Australia adds weight to earlier European research that found no correlation between men’s ages and their testosterone levels. The University of Sydney researchers speculate that poor health is the most likely contributor to reduced libido and fatigue in older men. The findings, presented at the The Endocrine Society’s 93rd Annual Meeting […]

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Twin-study findings conflict with sex ed dogma




Current sex education curricula recommend abstinence as a way of reducing sexual risk-taking, but a new study appearing inPsychological Science indicates that early sexual initiation has no effect on an individual’s risk-taking behavior. University of South Florida psychologist and study author, Marina A. Bornovalova, said she originally set out to test the assumption that delaying […]




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Young adults can outgrow bipolar disorder




Bipolar disorder, or manic-depression, causes severe and unusual shifts in mood and energy, affecting a person’s ability to perform everyday tasks. It has traditionally been thought of as a lifelong disorder but University of Missouri (MU) researchers have found evidence that nearly half of those diagnosed between the ages of 18 and 25 may outgrow […]




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Beer-goggles put to the test




A fascinating new study has demonstrated that consuming alcohol does not affect how men judge the age of women. The researchers say that this finding has important legal implications if alcohol is cited as a cause of impairing judgment in cases of unlawful sex with a minor. University of Leicester psychologist Vince Egan and Giray […]




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New Cell-Phone Cancer Link




An Tel Aviv University study has found that heavy cell phone users are subject to a higher risk of benign and malignant tumors of the salivary gland. Dr. Siegal Sadetzki’s research, published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, established that heavy cell phone users had an increased risk of about 50 percent for developing a […]




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Volcano Study Suggests Bronze Age History Needs Rewrite




History profs may need to thoroughly revise their lecture notes after a Cornell University radiocarbon study, published in the latest issue of Science, found evidence that disputes some commonly held assumptions about Aegean and Near Eastern civilization trade links at the beginning of the Bronze Age. Researchers claim that they have evidence that an infamous […]




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