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    Environmental Quality, Not Genetics, Determines Testosterone Levels In Men

    The genetic theory of testosterone (T) levels is one of the cornerstones of all authoritarian regimes. Genetically superior males, it goes, are destined to rise to the top and dominate their more submissive brethren, with the Hulks hoarding up all the women and natural resources along their way...
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    Thyroid Hormone In Babies Controls Pancreas Development And Diabetes Risk

    It has been know for years that maternal or fetal hypothyroidism increases the risk of dementia later in life. This new study makes the connection between thyroid hormone levels and subsequent risk of diabetes. While this is the first study of its kind it points strongly at fetal/child...
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    Adults Do Not Need Tetanus Vaccine Every Decade

    Several of the vaccines commonly administered to humans are said to require periodic boosters, since the immunity conferred by the vaccine wanes with time. The tetanus vaccine is one such vaccine and it is a required vaccine for many occupations. The common practice is to administer the vaccine...
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