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By Michael Gurian on April 01, 2019 in The Minds of Boys and Girls
How can we better protect our children from chemicals that disrupt their natural brain development?
By Benedict Jones Ph.D. on March 04, 2019 in Face Facts
Are sex hormones related to women's mate preferences? New research suggests this long-held, but controversial, theory might not be well supported by evidence.
By Robert Burriss Ph.D. on February 20, 2019 in Attraction, Evolved
A dose of oxytocin may increase the differences between men's and women's partner preferences.
By Michael Castleman M.A. on February 15, 2019 in All About Sex
Many recent studies show the Pill can decrease women’s libido or impair their sexual function. How can women weigh the pros and cons of this widely used birth control method?
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on December 13, 2018 in Sleep Newzzz
When it comes to your sleep, whatever makes you feel calmed, soothed, relaxed, and puts your body and mind in a restful mode is the right choice for you.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on November 15, 2018 in Sleep Newzzz
Sleep has a powerful connection to metabolism, to hormones that regulate appetite and eating patterns, and to the body’s use of blood sugar and insulin.
By Georgia Ede MD on September 30, 2018 in Diagnosis: Diet
Ten tips for how health professionals can begin to stem the tide of insulin resistance, obesity, and other related diseases.
By Nina Shapiro M.D. on September 09, 2018 in Medical Myths
The focus on great athletes is deterred by focus on behavior. But is it a woman's behavior in particular?
By William R. Klemm Ph.D. on August 30, 2018 in Memory Medic
Stress hormones have a profound effect on the body and brain.
By Randi Hutter Epstein M.D. on July 29, 2018 in Birth, Babies, and Beyond
Here's one secret you may not know about the world's first IVF baby.
By Randi Hutter Epstein M.D. on July 04, 2018 in Birth, Babies, and Beyond
Can you tweak your hormones to control your appetite?
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on June 28, 2018 in Sleep Newzzz
With jam-packed schedules and often a lot of stress, sleep issues for women in their 40s, 50s, and 60s would be likely even without a major biological change.
By American Psychoanalytic Association on June 14, 2018 in Psychoanalysis Unplugged
This Father's Day, understand the changes—both physical and mental—that every new father goes through, and take steps to get to know your hormonal side.
By David Ludden Ph.D. on May 21, 2018 in Talking Apes
There’s far more than just raging hormones behind the risky behaviors that so many adolescents engage in.
By Marika Lindholm Ph.D. on May 10, 2018 in More Than Women’s Work
Aim for these parenting goals to support your teenage daughter’s independence.
By Glenn Geher Ph.D. on April 20, 2018 in Darwin's Subterranean World
Many people talk about female sexuality as being complicated. For some clarity, check out Harlequin romance novels.
By Joe Herbert M.B, Ph.D. on February 27, 2018 in Hormones and the Brain
Hormones play a powerful but unsuspected role in influencing financial decisions. Bankers need to take notice!
By Darby Saxbe Ph.D. on August 26, 2017 in Home Base
Postpartum depression can affect dads as well as moms. Testosterone might play a role—and has some surprising consequences for the well-being of fathers and their partners.
By Billi Gordon Ph.D. on August 12, 2017 in Obesely Speaking
Hormones are the Twitter Feed of your mind, body, soul, and microbiome. You are, you will do, and you will eat what they tweet.
By Robert Burriss Ph.D. on July 13, 2017 in Attraction, Evolved
The conventional wisdom about testosterone is that it drives aggressiveness and competition. But new research reveals that social rank is also important.
By Randi Hutter Epstein M.D. on July 11, 2017 in Birth, Babies, and Beyond
Egg donation sounds like a good money-maker, but are dangers lurking?
By Nathan H. Lents, Ph.D. on June 19, 2017 in Beastly Behavior
In women, a low waist-hip ratio correlates with health, fertility, and attractiveness. However, a new study reveals that it may also distinguish between past and future fertility.
By Gurit E. Birnbaum, Ph.D. on May 31, 2017 in Intimately Connected
Children born to mothers who were on the pill while meeting their children's father are more infection-prone
By Robert D. Martin Ph.D. on April 20, 2017 in How We Do It
Accumulated evidence confirms that human sperm counts have fallen markedly in industrialized countries since the 1930s. Male fertility and reproductive health are threatened.
By Darby Saxbe Ph.D. on April 17, 2017 in Home Base
Couples can get under each others' skin, literally. Partners appear to synchronize their stress and reproductive hormone levels over time.
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