Tag: "pheromones" at medical news
Another Sexual Attraction is Possible ...
...d from the University of Toulouse show that, while pheromones
are probably used for meeting, they may not be used for mating per se. Performing crosses and backcrosses between different pheromone races of this moth, they obtained groups of individuals sharing the same pheromone type but differing in their overa...
Male Pheromones Build Brain Cells in Female Mice
...ehaviour," he adds. The researchers believe the pheromones
bind to specialized receptor proteins, which then ...ound in mice, the researchers are not sure whether pheromones
trigger neuron formation in humans or not. They say that it is still a matter of speculation whether...
Biochemical Chip Solves Cell-mating Puzzle
...ess." During the mating process, yeast cells use pheromones
to catch the attention of other cells. When sensors on the surface of a nearby cell pick up this 'scent', mitogen-activated protein kinases (MAPKs) carry the message to the cell nucleus. The proteins mediate the cellular response through activating m...
The Secretions Influence Opposite Sex
... His claim continues "Many people argue that human pheromones
don't exist, because humans don't exhibit stereotyped behavior, nonetheless, this male chemical signal, androstadienone, does cause hormonal as well as physiological and psychological changes in women." The study appeared in this week's The Journa...
Human Pheromones: Fact and Fiction
...n humans. However, based on what we do know, human pheromones
do not act as sex attractants,' says Wysocki, a behavioral neuroscientist. 'Effects of pheromones
on adult human social behavior have never been documented in a controlled peer-reviewed setting.' ...
Breast feeding can alter hormones
...menstrual cycles, say researchers.Chemicals called pheromones
given off by the mother - or their infants - made ... cycles moved towards extremes after taking in the pheromones
- short cycles became significantly shorter, long cycles significantly longer.And she added that the...
The phenomenon of sexual attraction
... eye. They say female chemical messengers known as pheromones
may help dupe men into thinking plain women are mo...ends out. They exposed 76 men to synthetic vaginal pheromones
without their knowledge. They then showed them a series of photographs of women and played tapes o...