Know why painkillers are less effective in women than men!

Know why painkillers are less effective in women than men!

A new study has explained why pain relievers are often found to be less effective in females than males.

Mar 03, 2017, 22:27 PM IST

Y chromosome, the missing link between us, Neanderthal

To this day, individuals of European and Asian heritage retain Neanderthal DNA in their genomes and now, a new study suggests that we did not inherit male genes from them.

Apr 08, 2016, 16:05 PM IST

Subtle brain differences prominent in autistic men

British researchers have identified subtle differences in the brains of adult males with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The subtle brain differences were found in men who at a very young age had severe problems with communication and social interaction, the study showed.

Jan 31, 2016, 14:40 PM IST
Science behind XY and XX chromosomes in human being

Science behind XY and XX chromosomes in human being

A recent study has revealed the evolution of X chromosome and why it contains an unusual mixture of genes.

Jan 13, 2016, 15:00 PM IST

Why males are at higher risk of autism

Many early-onset neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorders, are more common in males than females.

Dec 12, 2015, 14:04 PM IST

Hormones can trick nose to influence mating behaviour

Far from being a simple sense organ, the nose can play an important role in mating behaviour as researchers have found that hormones that dictate a female's attraction towards males do so in part by controlling her sense of smell.

Jun 08, 2015, 11:56 AM IST
Men exist to keep population genetically healthy?

Men exist to keep population genetically healthy?

Males are required for a process known as "sexual selection" which helps species to ward off disease and avoid extinction, a new study claims.

May 19, 2015, 18:23 PM IST

Why side effects of drugs affect women more

The reason why women in general are more sensitive than men to adverse effects of drugs could be due to the different ways the drugs affect males and females at cellular levels, says a new research.

Apr 22, 2015, 16:44 PM IST

Finger lengths may reveal schizophrenia risk in males

 The ratio of the length of the index finger and the ring finger in males may be predictive of a variety of disorders related to disturbed hormonal balance, shows a study.

Mar 17, 2015, 11:55 AM IST
Lemur mom's scents reveal if it is male or female

Lemur mom's scents reveal if it is male or female

Lemur moms carrying males smell different from those carrying females, researchers report.

Feb 25, 2015, 14:48 PM IST

BPA exposure worse for female hearts than males

A new study has revealed that bisphenol A (BPA) exposure may put females at greater risk of damage from stress as compared to males.

Jan 25, 2015, 13:11 PM IST

Male and female breast cancers not identical

Male breast cancers are not identical to female breast cancers and male patients are not as well managed as female ones, a new study has found.

Dec 14, 2014, 22:10 PM IST

Why females have longer lives than males

 Scientists have found a clue to understand the mechanism behind why females live longer than males.

Dec 02, 2014, 14:46 PM IST

Fatty meals more harmful for males

A new study has found that consuming high-fat meals can prove more harmful for males than females.

Oct 18, 2014, 17:41 PM IST

High-fat meal more dangerous for males than females

A new study has revealed that male and female brains respond in remarkably different ways to high-fat meals and the differences in male brains brain lead to greater inflammation and increased health risks in males that indulge on fatty foods in comparison to females.

Oct 17, 2014, 13:09 PM IST
Climate change could affect male-female ratio

Climate change could affect male-female ratio

Researchers have found out in a study in Japan that climate change may be held responsible for altering the ratio of human males to females thar are born in some countries.

Oct 04, 2014, 16:10 PM IST

Male and white workers dominate jobs at Twitter

Twitter said that men account for 70 percent of employees and 90 percent of its tech staff.

Jul 24, 2014, 11:25 AM IST

Why autism is more common in males

Males are at greater risk for neurodevelopmental disorders, such as autism spectrum disorder (ASD), than females, but the underlying reasons have been unclear.

Feb 28, 2014, 10:08 AM IST

Some females do die for males!

In some species, mothers apparently live just so as to produced the male`s progeny. And die soon after giving birth.

Dec 21, 2013, 13:40 PM IST

Soon, males to produce eggs and females sperm

Researchers from Japan suggest that it may be possible to grow male and female reproductive cells from the opposite gender in future - in other words, to create sperm from women and eggs from men.

Aug 23, 2013, 14:03 PM IST