Hormones

26 January 2017

A replacement pancreas for a mouse has been successfully grown in an animal of a different species, Japanese scientists...

03 December 2016

Prostate cancer is diagnosed in more than a million men every year, and the rates have more than doubled in recent...

21 April 2016

The male hormone testosterone causes arteries to harden, explaining why heart disease is more prevalent among men...

04 July 2015

Women change colour across the month and become subtly redder when they are at their most fertile, a new study has...

19 June 2015

Replaying positive emotional memories in the minds of mice reverses depression symptoms, scientists have discovered...

21 May 2015

Why using paracetamol during pregnancy might affect the development of male babies

17 April 2015

Canines have evolved to use their puppy dog eyes to boost 'love' hormone in owners' brain.

28 January 2015

High stress levels during pregnancy can affect the level of nutrients available to the baby, leading to health risks in...

22 January 2015

Cone snails use a weaponised insulin to disable their prey.

21 November 2014

Contraceptive pill changes womens' satisfaction with husband choice, says study on newly-weds.

05 September 2014

Skipping breakfast may lead to children having more than just a rumbling stomach, as it is linked to a higher risk of...

25 July 2013

Scientists in Basel have shown that the lunar calendar significantly affects human sleep patterns...

17 July 2013

Genes have a significant effect on how much and what types of food we eat, new research has revealed.

14 March 2013

Lack of sleep makes us eat more, scientists in America have discovered.

12 July 2012

Scientists have discovered a chemical that can alter the activity of the body clock and might hold the key to a new...

15 September 2011

A neurochemical circuit that enables the brain to control the immune system has been revealed for the first time.

20 February 2011

An isolated population of people in Ecuador could hold the genetic key to a long and healthy life, according to...

09 January 2011

Tears are traditionally judged to be a visual display of emotion, and humans, it's claimed, are the only species...

20 June 2010

Researchers in Philadelphia have found that there is a difference at the molecular level between how male and female...