Those that groom their pubic hair have a higher self-reported history of contracting a sexually transmitted infection (STI), according to researchers from California. The study examined the grooming practices of both men and women and found that those who groom … Continue reading Grooming Pubic Hair could Increase STI Risk
The life expectancy of the U.S. population in 2015 was 78.8 years, down from 78.9 years in 2014. Life expectancy for males in 2015 was 76.3 years (down from 76.5 years in 2014). Life expectancy for women was 81.2 years … Continue reading U.S. Life Expectancy Decreases
New research suggests that mothers with gestational diabetes might induce earlier onset of puberty in their female children. What is gestational diabetes? Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) prevalence is as high as 9.2% in the United States, a percentage that has … Continue reading Gestational Diabetes Causes Earlier Onset of Puberty in Females
An article published by Nature in early November1 suggests that almost two-thirds of researchers have considered quitting research…and about 15% have actually done so. Thousands of Nature readers responded to an online poll on the scientific publishing group’s website. The … Continue reading Where Have all the Researchers Gone?
Why Contagion? In late October, I boarded a plane from JFK to Dayton, OH. My brother and I noticed that nobody was sitting in the emergency exit rows because now you have to pay extra to sit there! A few … Continue reading Why Contagion?–Or the Life Decision I Made after Being Carded on an Airplane