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Male attractiveness not linked to women's hormone levels: Survey

These findings, published in the journal Psychological Science, run counter to the common assumption that sexual selection pressures lead women to prefer more masculine mates, who supposedly have greater genetic "fitness," when they are most fertile and most likely to conceive.

May 07, 2018, 13:43 PM IST

Low testosterone level linked to chronic diseases in men

Low levels of testosterone in men could be associated with chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension, even among those 40 years of age and younger, new research has found.

Apr 20, 2018, 11:02 AM IST

Eating disorder remains underdiagnosed in men: Study

Men are almost five times more likely to remain underdiagnosed than females on eating disorders -- which also delays their treatment options, finds a study.

Mar 14, 2018, 16:32 PM IST

Women live longer than men - Here's the secret

Women's increased life expectancy is because they tend to have a survival advantage in infancy rather than adulthood. In times of adversity, newborn girls are more likely to survive than newborn boys.

Jan 10, 2018, 17:56 PM IST

Here's why women are more fit than men

The results suggested that the women consistently outperformed men with around 30 percent faster oxygen handling throughout the body.

Dec 05, 2017, 11:33 AM IST

Women may be better drivers than men: Study

Researchers suggested that young men and extroverted or neurotic people are more prone to distraction.

Nov 19, 2017, 13:29 PM IST

Sex can put men at heart attack risk

The study which has been led by an Indian-origin researcher has revealed that although the incidence of sudden cardiac arrest is very rare, survival rates in such cases remain low.

Nov 13, 2017, 14:28 PM IST

Not just women, men can give birth to babies too: Study

Those who have undergone gender reassignment surgery can consider the possibility of womb transplant which would allow them to carry babies in future.

Nov 05, 2017, 11:06 AM IST

Males with bent genitals possess higher risk of cancer

Research claims that those with a bent penis were ten percent more likely to develop a tumour.

Nov 02, 2017, 18:00 PM IST

Women in India more susceptible to arthritis than men: Study

Arthritis affects more than 180 million people in India and its prevalence is much higher than many well-known diseases such as diabetes, AIDS and cancer, said the company in a statement. 

Oct 11, 2017, 20:34 PM IST

Sedentary lifestyle may lead men to binge on high-fat food

The results showed that sedentary male rats preferred the high-fat diet over the other diets. 

Sep 06, 2017, 13:10 PM IST

Testosterone replacement therapy may help improve urinary, sexual functions: Study

Testosterone is a steroid hormone involved in the regulation of sexual function, urinary health and metabolism as well as a number of other critical functions. 

Aug 17, 2017, 00:10 AM IST

Men struggle for work-family balance too, says study

Researchers spent several years examining the findings from more than 350 studies conducted over three decades that included more than 250,000 participants from across the world.

Jul 29, 2017, 11:22 AM IST

This is why women fall prey to eating disorders!

According to the study, women who were evaluated as less attractive were more motivated to diet and be thin if their husbands or partners were attractive than them.

Jul 15, 2017, 20:23 PM IST

Take note, tall men! You might be at increased risk of prostate cancer death

The research conducted by UK scientists has further found that height was not associated with overall prostate cancer risk, risk of high grade disease and death from prostate cancer increased by 21% and 17% respectively with every additional ten centimetres (3.9 inches) of height.

Jul 13, 2017, 14:00 PM IST

Depression affects men and women differently, says study

The study further says that the condition has different effects on the brain activity of males and females in particular regions of brain.

Jul 12, 2017, 13:15 PM IST

Decoded: Reasons why women are more prone to asthma!

The study in France also revealed that the testosterone in male suppresses the production of a type of immune cell that triggers allergic asthma and acts as a barrier against them in developing the inflammatory airway condition.

May 09, 2017, 18:31 PM IST

Grey hair may increase risk of heart disease

A new study has warned that men with more grey hair, irrespective of age, are prone to high risk of developing heart disease.

Apr 08, 2017, 21:37 PM IST

Women superior to men, says Anupam Kher

Actor Anupam Kher, whose latest Bollywood release "Naam Shabana" features a woman as the protagonist, says he has always considered women superior to men.

Mar 31, 2017, 18:46 PM IST

Men more prone to infertility due to less sleep: Experts

Men are more likely to have infertility with less sleep than women, said IVF experts on Thursday.

Mar 24, 2017, 00:53 AM IST