Long-Term Unemployment Makes Men Age Quicker

The news for the long-term unemployed just keeps getting worse. Turns out, it can cause premature aging. A study published in PLOS One found that men unemployed for longer than 500 days was associated with having shorter telomeres, which is associated with quicker aging. Telomeres are stretches of DNA at … Read More

Shorter Men Live Longer

Tall men have a lot going for them. They get paid more, women find them more attractive, and they tend to win US presidential elections. There is one area, however, where tall men lose: mortality. The taller you are, the sooner you’re likely to die. That’s the gist of a … Read More

Energy Expenditure During Sex

Trying to hit your recommended 150 minutes of exercise a week, but don’t like jogging? Don’t worry, no one else does either. Well, here’s the thing: if you do it right, sex burns enough energy to count towards your 150 minutes. In a study published in PLOS One, researchers gave … Read More

This is a test