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Why It’s Important For Men To Have Healthy Testosterone Levels In The Body

by Emily Brown Testosterone refers to a hormone that’s produced mainly in the adrenal glands and ovaries in women and the testicles in men. This hormone is vital to male growth, development and masculine characteristics. When it comes to women, testosterone occurs in smaller amounts. The production of testosterone increases approximately thirty times more in… Read More »

NASA’s landmark Twins Study reveals resilience of human body in space

Results from NASA’s landmark Twins Study, which took place from 2015-2016, were published Thursday in Science. The integrated paper — encompassing work from 10 research teams — reveals some interesting, surprising and reassuring data about how one human body adapted to — and recovered from — the extreme environment of space. The Twins Study provides… Read More »

Salmonella can hijack immune cells to spread around the body

Salmonella can cause food poisoning if ingestedScience Photo Library/Getty Images By Yvaine Ye Salmonella can hijack immune cells and use them to spread around the body. Experiments in mouse cells suggest the bacteria do this by disrupting electrical signals in the gut. Our intestines have small electric fields, caused by charged ions, such as potassium… Read More »