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Human Growth Hormone (HGH): Uses, Side Effects and Abuses

Some people turn to a substance called human growth hormone (HGH) in the hope that it will make them look and feel young again. But experts say that hope is unfounded. What's worse, these products can be harmful. HGH, produced by the pituitary gland, stimulates...

In Winter a Penis Can Shrink by as Much as 50%

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In winter, the length of the penis can decrease by as much as 50% and lose up to 30% of its girth. This biological reaction dates back to the time when man still lived outside in nature. In the winter months, the length of the...

The Average Size of an Erect Penis Uncovered

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Many men who believe they have a small penis would be completely normal, according to a recent study. The existential question that haunts all men: What is the average size of a penis? Based on dozens of studies on the subject (the oldest dating back...

Plastic Surgery: Young People Increasingly Addicted to Botox

The use of Botox exploded among young Americans, who would develop an addictive relationship with the product, according to one researcher. Botox addiction Addiction seems unusual but is slowly taking hold of American society, according to the work of a University of Louisiana researcher who is...

Some Wrinkles on the Forehead Can Help Identify People at Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

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A French study shows for the first time a link between forehead wrinkles and atherosclerosis, a disease that increases the risk of cardiovascular accidents. Therefore, simple screening of people at risk could be implemented to prevent the aggravation of this common arterial disease. The new...

Replacement of Red Meat With Vegetable Protein Reduces the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

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A large meta-analysis, including several studies, concluded that replacing red meat with healthy plant proteins, such as legumes or nuts, would greatly reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. For several years now, researchers have been warning against excessive consumption of red meat. Numerous studies have pointed...

An Artificial Retinal Implant to Restore Sight Could Be Soon Possible

According to an experiment conducted with rats, the brain would be able to properly combine natural vision and an artificial retinal implant. Ultimately, this discovery offers new perspectives to people suffering from macular degeneration (AMD). In the West, age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading...

Botox and Plastic Surgery Can Cut Us out of Our Emotions

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By smoothing our skin, Botox injections and other cosmetic procedures can make our facial expressions disappear. However, some experts point out that these lines of expression are essential to recognize the emotions of others, but also to feel them. Women smooth out fine lines and...

Premature Ejaculation, an Ever-Present Concern

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An Ifop's survey questioning men who ejaculate prematurely showed that this is a mass phenomenon that is a cause of marital breakdown widely underestimated by men, and that it remains a taboo subject in their relationship, as well as in their relationship with the...

250 Doctors Warn About the Cancer Risks of Bluetooth and WIFI

250 scientists are concerned about the cancer risks generated by wireless devices such as mobile phones, antennas, baby monitors... etc.  Coming from 40 different countries, they co-signed a petition to the United Nations and the World Health Organization (WHO) to warn of the dangers...