Scent of a Woman: Men’s Testosterone Responses to Olfactory Ovulation Cues

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Study: Going “au natural” may be the best way to capture a man’s attention

Women around the world spend billions of dollars each year on exotic smelling perfumes and lotions in the hopes of attracting a mate. However, according to a new study in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, going “au natural” may be the best way to capture a potential mate’s attention.

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Birth Control Pill for Men? Scientists Find a Hormonal on-and-Off Switch for Male Fertility

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Artist’s rendering of swimming spermatozoa.

A new research report published in the December 2009 print issue of The FASEB Journal could one day give men similar type of control over their fertility that women have had since the 1960s. That’s because scientists have found how and where androgenic hormones work in the testis to control normal sperm production and male fertility. This opens a promising avenue for the development of “the pill” for men.

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New Synthetic Molecules Trigger Immune Response To HIV And Prostate Cancer

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Artist’s rendering of viruses. Scientists have developed synthetic molecules capable of enhancing the body’s immune response to HIV and HIV-infected cells, as well as to prostate cancer cells.

Researchers at Yale University have developed synthetic molecules capable of enhancing the body’s immune response to HIV and HIV-infected cells, as well as to prostate cancer cells. Their findings, published online in the Journal of the American Chemical Society, could lead to novel therapeutic approaches for these diseases.

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