Existem (pelo menos) 237 boas razões para fazer sexo, dizem eles:
Some do it to keep warm on a chilly night.
Others think it might burn off a few calories after a heavy dinner.
The spiritual among us might even feel it brings us closer to God.
But the main reason for having sex is seldom as straightforward as passion, it is claimed.
According to the biggest study carried out into sexual motivations, these include that it is a “reasonably effective way of overcoming boredom”, help you fall asleep or gets rid of a stress headache.
The researchers also confirmed what most already consider obvious – men and women think differently about sex.
They found it was more about the physical experience for men, while women’s desires were based on an emotional need.
Women were much more likely to say: “I realised that I was in love.” Men were more likely to say: “I wanted to increase the number of partners I had experienced.” (lol)
Seguramente, esta não é umas dessas 237 razões…
Mais a sério: o veneno de escorpião pode servir para muitas coisas – como curar pacientes oncológicos, por exemplo:
Coating tumours with a “paint” derived from scorpion venom could improve the treatment of a wide range of cancers, say researchers.
Scientists from Seattle Children’s Hospital and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Washington believe in future it will help to guide the hands of surgeons and result in more successful outcomes.
The substance used is chlorotoxin, a chemical found in the poison from scorpion stings, which attaches itself to cancer cells.
The researchers are now preparing for clinical trials involving human patients. They say the technique could be deployed in operating theatres in as little as 18 months.
E uma nova técnica permite preservar a fertilidade de jovens raparigas com cancro:
Especialistas del Hospital de Niños Ricardo Gutiérrez congelarán el ovario de pequeñas con cáncer que deben someterse a un tratamiento de quimioterapia, para preservar su fertilidad, informaron este viernes fuentes médicas.
Antes de someterlas a un tratamiento de quimioterapia, mediante un procedimiento denominado “vitrificación” se congela un trozo de ovario, el que se insertará cuando la paciente tenga deseos reproductivos