News tagged with biological clock

Old but not wise? Our growing anti-ageing industry

Growing old is generally viewed in negative terms in our society. And our individualistic and consumerist approach to health care leads us to believe that it's within our power to alter the "biological clock"—if we are ...

May 03, 2013
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Do ovaries continue to produce eggs during adulthood?

A compelling new genetic study tracing the origins of immature egg cells, or 'oocytes', from the embryonic period throughout adulthood adds new information to a growing controversy. The notion of a "biological clock" in women ...

Jul 26, 2012
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Does night work put women's health at risk?

Breast cancer is the number one cause of female mortality. It affects 100 out of 100,000 women per year in developed countries. Each year, more than 1.3 million new cases are diagnosed, 53,000 of these in France.

Jun 19, 2012
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