Thursday, 14 June 2012

Lesbianism & Genetics: Female Sexual Preference Partly Hereditary, But Erotic 'Plasticity' Still Unexplained

By: Natalie Wolchover
Published: 06/14/2012 12:02 PM EDT on Lifes Little Mysteries
Lesbian Genetic
Straight women are much more likely to get themselves knocked up than gay women. So, in terms of evolution, they would seem to have a better chance of passing on their genes, while at the same time it would seem that the genes that make women gay would quickly vanish from the gene pool. This raises the question, why are there gay women?

ARVs give woman abnormally large breasts

2012-06-14 17:34

Johannesburg - An HIV-positive woman developed abnormally large and stretched breasts due to the side effects of her antiretroviral (ARV) medication, according to a report in the Sowetan on Thursday.

The condition, known as lipodystrophy, was recognised through changes in fat reduction or redistribution, often in one area, leading to abnormal body shape transformations.

"In 2008, my breasts started growing rapidly and got heavy, making life difficult for me," the 29-year-old woman told the newspaper.

Tuesday, 12 June 2012

Diesel exhausts do cause cancer, says WHO

By James Gallagher Health and science reporter, BBC News
12 June 2012

Exhaust fumes from diesel engines do cause cancer, a panel of experts working for the World Health Organization says.
Car exhaust

It concluded that the exhausts were definitely a cause of lung cancer and may also cause tumours in the bladder.

It based the findings on research in high-risk workers such as miners, railway workers and truck drivers.