Man flu really DOES exist: The way men"s brains are wired means their symptoms really are worse

Man flu really DOES exist: The way men's brains are wired means their symptoms really are worse Neuroscientist Dr Amanda Ellison has argued that men really do suffer more with coughs and colds Says they have more temperature receptors in the brain which means they get more acute symptoms By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 10:51 GMT, 24 January 2013 | UPDATED: 13:24 GMT, 24 January 2013 It has been scorned by women as a sign of male weakness for generations.

Does having sex make women more fertile? Semen found to trigger ovulation in mammals

Does having sex make women more fertile Semen found to trigger ovulation The vital protein has been found in the semen of a wide variety of mammals from llamas to rabbits to humans | UPDATED: 14:49 GMT, 21 August 2012 Semen isn't just vehicle for carrying sperm – it also plays a crucial role in triggering ovulation, according to a new study.

How stress can shut down the command centre in the brain

Blanking out: How stress can shut down the command centre in the brain | UPDATED: 14:32 GMT, 10 April 2012 We've all had those terrible moments, whether just before making a wedding speech or delivering a presentation at work, when our minds have gone completely blank.

Georgetown University Medical Centre: Scientists discover "greedy gene that makes you eat more even when you are full

‘Greedy gene’ that makes you eat more even when you are full is uncovered by scientistsCould lead to treatments for obesity | UPDATED: 19:28 GMT, 18 March 2012 The secret to staying slim may be all in your genes.