New research says estrogen, not just testosterone, affects body fat and sex drive in men. The study, appearing in the New England Journal of Medicine gives the first evidence that too little estrogen can cause certain "male menopause" symptoms.
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Apr. 27, 2015 Researchers have discovered how an abundant class of RNA genes, called lncRNAs can regulate key genes. By studying an important lncRNA, called Xist, the scientists identified how this RNA gathers a ... read more
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Apr. 27, 2015 Repeated alcohol exposure during adolescence results in long-lasting changes in the region of the brain that controls learning and memory, according to a research team that used a rodent model as a ... read more
Apr. 27, 2015 The peak time for seeking information on topics related to HIV, such as prevention and testing, is at the beginning of the week, while risky sexual behaviors tend to increase on the weekends, ... read more
Apr. 27, 2015 Scientists have discovered a way to prevent the development of multiple sclerosis in mice. Using a drug that blocks the production of a certain type of immune cell linked to inflammation and ... read more
Apr. 27, 2015 Olive oil is universally considered a much healthier alternative to meat fat. Plant-derived oils (such as olive oil, canola oil, and vegetable oil) largely consist of unsaturated fatty acids, whereas ... read more
Apr. 27, 2015 A common spinal disease could be the result of some people's vertebrae, the bones that make up the spine, sharing similarities in shape to a non-human primate. The research suggests that the ... read more