Studies have shown synthetic estrogen can produce fish with drastically reduced reproductive capability, and thereby cause the collapse of entire populations.
Monotremes, like the platypus, lay eggs and don't have placentas. So how does the mother's body know when to start lactating?
We often hear about woman experiencing postpartum depression but did you know that men can experience it too?
Because pregnancy increases the amount of blood flowing through the body, including to the skin, many pregnant women do get a rosy glow, but that's not all.
Guess what? You’re hands may have a lot to do with your sex life. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
If you’re not already convinced that regular exercise is important to stay healthy, now there is yet another reason to break a sweat, especially if you’re a woman: breast cancer. `Several studies have linked exercise to lowering the risk of developing breast cancer. Considering that breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women, these findings are nothing to shrug about. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Do you know women who are self-conscious about whiskers?
What foods help fight cancer? Learn about cruciferous vegetables and how they not only help lower your risk of cancer, but slow the growth of existing tumors.
Depo-provera is the brand name of a method of birth control that consists mostly of a hormone much like progesterone, a hormone that works with estrogen to regulate the menstrual cycle.
Male lactation: Fact of fiction? That’s the question on today’s Moment of Science. In 1979, a scientist concluded that there is no insurmountable physiological reason that men can’t lactate, or produce breast milk. In fact, there are a couple of cases where elderly men who received estrogen to treat prostate cancer were actually induced to [...]