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What men look for in a woman's face

New research reveals what facial features men look for in women. The underlying mechanism differs greatly from the one women use when picking a man based on his facial features.

Soccer is as effective as blood pressure drugs

Regular soccer training improves cardiac function, increases exercise capacity and lowers blood pressure in men with type 2 diabetes, new study shows.

Scientists zoom in on neck and shoulder pain

Researchers have developed a method for measuring changes in the central nervous system caused by neck and shoulder pain.

Early puberty under scrutiny

Today’s children reach puberty one year earlier on average than only 15 years ago. Researchers are now sending questionnaires to 11-year-olds in search of a cause.

How bacteria adapt to human hosts

Researchers have mapped how bacteria go from living in topsoil to living in the lungs of cystic fibrosis patients.

Scientist: Antidepressants cause addiction

A Danish meta-analysis claims antidepressants lead to addiction but the study’s result is met with serious reservations.

Mysterious illness clogs up the vagina

Vaginismus is a rare and frustrating disorder that makes it almost impossible for women to engage in vaginal penetration. A new book may help those affected.

Seven new genetic causes of obesity identified

A comprehensive research project has discovered seven new flaws in the human genome that may cause obesity.

Mathematician discovers possible diabetes cure

A new mathematical analysis reveals that a simple boost of the immune system may cure type 1 diabetes. Swedish research confirms the mathematical calculations.

Reduce PFC exposure and rescue childhood vaccines

To ensure that childhood vaccines work, we need to reduce our exposure to harmful PFC substances. The maximum daily intake should even be reduced dramatically, new data shows.