Father’s who sleep closer to their children experience a drop in testosterone

Fathers who co-sleep with their children may be more responsive their children’s needs.

Mothers and fathers both are biologically adapted to respond to children. New research from the University of Notre Dame shows that dads who sleep near their children experience a drop in testosterone. Previous research from humans and other species suggests this decrease might make men more responsive to their children’s needs and help them focus on the demands of parenthood.

 

 

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Fitness Fanatics Really Do Have Higher Sex Drives

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“There is evidence that enhanced testosterone and adrenalin in men and women does enhance libido.”

Fitness fanatics really do have higher sex drives, according to scientists who say they have identified a link between exercise and personality.  They also tend to be more aggressive and socially dominant said Dr Peter Biro, an Australian academic.

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Technophobia Determined Before You Are Born

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Fear of technology determined before birth.

The fear of using technology could be established before we are born, scientists have claimed.  Even while still in the womb, hormones can shape a person’s attitude towards new technology in the brain, according to researchers from Bath University.

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Male-Pattern Baldness An Indicator Of Heart And Prostate Disease In Men

Male-Pattern Baldness An Indicator Of Heart And Prostate Disease In Men 

Male-pattern baldness increases risk of heart and prostate disease

When considering men’s health there is good evidence to suggest that baldness may be an indicator of both heart and prostate disease.  When compared to men with no hair loss at all, the risk of heart disease increased by 9 percent.  When a bald spot appears on the crown, relative risk jumps to 23 percent.  When all hair is gone from the top of the head, the risk rises by a worrisome 36 percent (Info from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School).  According to Australian researcher, men with bold spots at the top of their heads were 1 ½ times more likely to have moderate to high-grade prostate cancer before age 70 than those without such bald spots. 

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Study: China’s Birth Limits Could Lead To Increasing Crime

Study: China’s Birth Limits Could Lead To Increasing Crime 

 

China has 32 million more young men than young women – a gender gap that could lead to increasing crime – because parents facing strict birth limits abort female fetuses to have a son, a study released Friday said.

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Testosterone Determines Who We Fall For

 Testosterone Determines Who We Fall For

So, what do your testosterone levels say about you?

Our level of hormones plays a key role while we choose a mate as high testosterone in women makes them more attracted to masculine actors such as Daniel Craig, with men favoring the femininity typified by Natalie Portman, researchers said on Monday. Researchers from the University of Aberdeen’s Face Research Laboratory say that changes in testosterone levels affect the extent to which men and women are attracted to different types of faces.

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