According to a study, men older than 50 in the United States do not use condoms during sex. Condoms are considered to be the oldest means of contraception and help in preventing the spread of sexually transmitted diseases.
It is found the male condom is still an `underused' device for sexually active men above 50 in America.
On Monday, the researchers informed that they have injected stem cells in a patient who suffered from spinal cord injury on Friday, as part of the first clinical trial of a therapy derived from embryonic stem cells of a human.
The patient was undergoing treatment at Shepherd Center, which is a spinal cord and brain injury center in Atlanta.
Scientists are still not sure about the exact causes for Alzheimer. Human body is well equipped with self repairing mechanism and it seems that Alzheimer starts developing when the brain’s self repairing mechanism disrupts. But this may not be the only cause behind the spread of the disease; rather the disease may be due to collective effects of various factors such as aging.
According to a team of researchers from the U. S., there is a little ray of light in the battle against obesity in the form of programs that are structured to make obese people eat less and increase workout. The findings have been published in the form of two research works in the online journal of the American Medical Association on Saturday.
A survey was carried out by the University of Chicago's National Opinion Research Center involving as many as 3,500 people. The people were interviewed about questions like how often they have sex with people of the same or opposite genders; which sexual practices did they often engage in; and did they use protection during sexual intercourse.
The scientists at the University of Glamorgan have brought out that as the age of men and women increases, there sense of humor alleviates and they become grouchier.
"The Lifetime of Laughter Scale shows that there really is a law of diminishing returns when it comes to laughter”, said researcher Dr. Lesley Harbidge of Glamorgan University.
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