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  • Does paracetamol taken in pregnancy affect masculinity?
    "Taking paracetamol when pregnant 'makes boys less manly, less aggressive and lowers their sex drive'," reports The Sun. But the alarming headline doesn't explain that the research was in mice, not humans. Researchers gave daily doses of paracetamol to pregnant mice, and looked into the effect on their male offspring. They measured an area of […]

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  • Brains evolved to need exercise
    Mounting scientific evidence shows that exercise is good not only for our bodies, but for our brains. Yet, exactly why physical activity benefits the brain is not well understood. Researchers suggest that the link between exercise and the brain is a product of our evolutionary history and our past as hunter-gatherers.