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Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


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Are more men or women vegetarian?

Are more men or women vegetarian?

Vegetarians: In US about 59 % women & 41 % men. According to a Huffington Post article about 79% of vegans are women. http://www.toprntobsn.com/veganism/ ...Read more

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Autoimmune diseases --are they heritable, more common in male or female, all types or one type per family?

Autoimmune diseases --are they heritable, more common in male or female, all types or one type per family?

Depends.: Some arthopathies affect more men and others more females. Ra, sle, sjogren's scleroderma, all are more common infemales, but they have some what low heritability than the spondyloarhropathies , which are more common, or severe in males. ...Read more

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Are people overweight thirty or more pounds more likely to get cancer or is there no clinical trial connection?

Are people overweight thirty or more pounds more likely to get cancer or is there no clinical trial connection?

There is a connecton: Excessive weight does increase the risk for developing Cancer. So you should work hard to reduce your weight. It can be done by cutting down on your daily food intake(Calories) and if possible do exercise daily. A brisk walk at any opportunity to walk will do you much good. Also be mindful and reduce fat in your diet and cut down on eating meats and Sugars/sweets. ...Read more

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Are there women who are sensitive to male hormone?

Are there women who are sensitive to male hormone?

Sensitive to testost: Both men and women produce the hormones of estrogen, Progesterone and testosterone. The difference is in amounts, but if either men or women have deficiency or excess of these hormones, symptoms are likely to occur. Pcos (polycystic ovary synd) often causes testosterone to be too high in women, but can be treated. Not enough testosterone in women decreases libido, stamina and strength. ...Read more

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What are some other signs of female fertility other than an hourglass body and youth?

What are some other signs of female fertility other than an hourglass body and youth?

Look elsewhere: An hourglass body and youth are not signs of fertility! most often, you have to try to get pregnant first and if it does not happen after a period of time (6-12 months) you want to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Are there any female or genetic conditions make sex impossible?

Are there any female or genetic conditions make sex impossible?

Yes: Some may be treatable; this includes malformations of the vagina, and extreme endometriosis. Treating this sort of thing is an important part of the practice of gynecology, and almost all women can enjoy loving if that is what they wish. Good luck. ...Read more

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What hormones are needed to produce breast enlargement in males? Trans-gendered male wanting femine breasts; am type 1 diabetic; other wise healthy.

What hormones are needed to produce breast enlargement in males? Trans-gendered male wanting femine breasts; am type 1 diabetic; other wise healthy.

A : A doctor called an endocrinologist (hormone specialist) will be able to help you with this issue. The hormone estrogen is used for this purpose. Estrogen is given to the patient desiring female breasts to bring their level of estrogen to that of a woman. Please know that this treatment can cause serious health problems, such as tumors, heart attacks and blood clots, therefore an experienced doctor needs to be the one supervising this treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Are there more and more signs of male pregnancy becoming a possibility?

Are there more and more signs of male pregnancy becoming a possibility?

No: No. The closest thing to this was a widely publicised case of a transgender individual who had upper gender reassignment surgery with intact female genitalia. This enabled the biologically female individual to conceive & give birth. ...Read more

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M South Indian.Why in most cases an obese man and women or obese girl or boy of same weight and height has different levels of belly fat?Male has more

M South Indian.Why in most cases an obese man and women or obese girl or boy of same weight and height has different levels of belly fat?Male has more

Fat distribution: In general, males tend to carry their excess abdominal fat within their abdominal cavity (intra-abdominal fat) and females within their abdominal wall (subcutaneous fat). This is a generality and does not hold true for all cases. ...Read more

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Are there any women who are more prone to have endometriosis?

Are there any women who are more prone to have endometriosis?

Family History: Genetics is important. A first degree relative with endometriosis is a high risk. Endometriosis is also related to asthma and allergic conditions. Information is available at the endometriosis foundation of america, padma lakshmi (picture) is the co founder. ...Read more

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Is psoriasis more prevalent in men or women or any ethnic group?

Is psoriasis more prevalent in men or women or any ethnic group?

Psoriasis Men Women: Men and women are equally affected. However, it's rare for a man to develop it on the back of the scalp. ...Read more

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Does more body hair (for males) mean I have more testosterone than others? In other words, ss there any correlation between body hair and testosterone?

Does more body hair (for males) mean I have more testosterone than others? In other words, ss there any correlation between body hair and testosterone?

Testosterone: Studies have shown a proportional relationship of testosterone levels to the amount of body hair. The hair growth response to testosterone differs in different parts of the body. Hence, in some men, for example, testosterone promotes hair growth in the abdomen and back while hair growth is suppressed in the scalp, leading to male pattern baldness. ...Read more

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Why are most men over 40 years old more susceptible to heart disease than women?

Why are most men over 40 years old more susceptible to heart disease than women?

Estrogen: Estrogen is highly protective against atherosclerosis. Premenopausal women generally don't develop heart disease unless they're born with it, smoke, have diabetes, or use cocaine. Everyone, men and women, become increasingly susceptible to heart disease with aging. If we ever learn how to fix that, we may start having some folks who live forever! ...Read more

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What kind of cancers are more likely possible with young patients: 24 years old, no family history?

What kind of cancers are more likely possible with young patients: 24 years old, no family history?

Cancer at young age: Compared to other cancers that could happen to people - testicular cancer, hodgkin's lymphoma, certain sarcoma and leukemia are more likely - with young patients at 24 year old. Those 4 can happen without family history. Patients with hereditary cancer syndrome ( breast, thyroid, stomach, brain) can be presented with cancer at younger age- but usually there is a family history with cancer there. ...Read more

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Any reason why are men far hairier than women, in general?

Any reason why are men far hairier than women, in general?

Male display: Most species have some feature that helps distinguish males from females. For us, the lower face and body hair follicles respond to testosterone; high levels produce growth of thick hairs in many (not all) men. The evolution of such characteristics is often puzzling. This essay seems reasonable http://www.Abc.Net.Au/science/articles/2009/09/08/2679925.Htm. ...Read more

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Why are there over 4x more cases of hpv-induced throat cancer in men than women?

Why are there over 4x more cases of hpv-induced throat cancer in men than women?

Jumping Conclusions: There are more cases of throat cancer in men. Hpv is one of the causes of throat cancer. Does not mean there are more hpv induced throat cancer in men. Additional causes (some may make hpv induced more likely) include smoking, alcohol, poor oral hygiene, chronic inflammation, smokeless tobacco, etc., all more likely in men. Further studies need to be done to determine if hpv is the main cause. ...Read more

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Vegetarian Diet (Definition)

It is a diet where the person does not eat meat (red meat, poultry, fish, etc.). It may also include abstention from by-products of animal slaughter, such as ...Read more


Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more