Testing female athletes to make sure they’re feminine enough is not…

South African sprinter Caster Semenya created a stir a few years back on account of her "intersexed" characteristics — prompting some to demand that sporting authorities screen for these sorts of biological anomalies in the name of fairness. But a Stanford University School of Medicine bioethicist and her colleagues… » 6/14/12 9:00am 6/14/12 9:00am

Are women really hardwired to remember deep male voices?

No matter how sophisticated and complex we get as a species, we're still influenced by evolutionary drives millions of years in the making. Case in point: A new study argues that human women are seemingly drawn to deep male voices. But is this study reliable, or just playing on our preconceptions about how men and… » 9/12/11 4:41pm 9/12/11 4:41pm

Testosterone May Be A Cure for Worst Effects of Menopause

Although thousands of women take estrogen replacement therapy (ERT) to avoid the unpleasantness of menopause, study after study has shown that ERT may shorten life. But today researchers announced results from a study of testosterone therapy that suggested the substance known as T may become a crucial ingredient in… » 4/07/08 4:15pm 4/07/08 4:15pm