The hunger hormone is involved in episodic memory in rats, new research finds

Rats with artificially-reduced ghrelin signaling showed impaired performance in an episodic memory task.

A lung-healing protein could be the reason why men recover from flu faster than women

Sorry, ladies.

Eating out linked with hormonal disruptions, researchers say

Researchers discover a 35% increase in the levels of a chemical substance linked to asthma, type 2 diabetes, and infertility, in those who dined at restaurants the previous day.

The story behind human growth hormone

Motivated by the “anti-aging” movement, people are placing their faith into all sorts of alleged cures, but does the science back things up?

How oxytocin and THC stimulate social interactions

A new study from the University of California looks at the link between the bonding hormone oxytocin and the effect of marijuana in social contexts that improve interpersonal bonding. Their findings offer insight into how the hormone could make social interactions more fulfilling and satisfying by enhancing our natural cannabinoid receptors.

Finger Length Ratios Indicate Sexual Orientation

In a meta-analysis study researchers from the University of Ontario, Penn State, and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health found that the second to fourth finger length ratio (2d:4d) serves as an indicator of sexual orientation.