• circumcision
  • In this same period, Dr. Kellogg and others in America and English-speaking countries offered to Victorian parents circumcision and in grave instances, castration of their boys and girls as a terminal cure and punishment for a wide variety of misbehaviours (notably masturbation) and ills, becoming very popular over time. (wikipedia.org)
  • eunuchs
  • Eunuchs -- castrated men -- live nearly 20 years longer than other men, a new study has found. (go.com)
  • The study of over 80 eunuchs from the Chosun Dynasty, which ruled in Korea from 1392 to 1897, looked at the world's only known record of eunuchs' lives and compared them to genealogical records of other men of similar social rank. (go.com)
  • Castrated men - eunuchs - were often admitted to special social classes and were used particularly to staff bureaucracies and palace households: in particular, the harem. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Leviticus Holiness code, for example, specifically excludes eunuchs or any males with defective genitals from the priesthood, just as castrated animals are excluded from sacrifice. (wikipedia.org)
  • genitals
  • Elastration involves restraining the animal, without the need for anesthesia or sedation (unlike most other castration methods), in a position that provides access to the genitals. (wikipedia.org)
  • allegedly
  • A man with no medical license will stand trial after all for allegedly castrating a man on his kitchen table last year. (theintelligencer.com)
  • Wim Deetman was criticized by the Dutch parliament for excluding evidence of castration in his report on sexual abuse by the Roman Catholic Church, where ten children were allegedly "punished" by castration in the 1950s for reporting sexual abuse by Roman Catholic priests. (wikipedia.org)
  • frogs
  • Tyrone B. Hayes (born July 29, 1967) is an American biologist and professor of Integrative Biology at University of California, Berkeley known for his research findings concluding that the herbicide atrazine is an endocrine disruptor that demasculinizes and feminizes male frogs. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2002 Hayes published findings that he says replicate what he found while he was working for EcoRisk, that developing male African clawed frogs and leopard frogs exhibited female characteristics after exposure to atrazine, first in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) and then in Nature. (wikipedia.org)
  • humans
  • Berserk llama syndrome or berserk male syndrome (as it is more pronounced in males) is a psychological condition suffered by human-raised llamas and alpacas that can cause them to exhibit dangerously aggressive behavior toward humans. (wikipedia.org)
  • Male llamas suffering from this condition become dangerous when this behavior is directed toward humans and they usually have to be euthanised. (wikipedia.org)
  • the term castration is only occasionally used in the medical literature to refer to oophorectomy in humans. (wikipedia.org)
  • Castration in humans has been proposed, and sometimes used, as a method of birth control in certain poorer regions. (wikipedia.org)
  • hormones
  • Our study supports the idea that male sex hormones decrease the lifespan of men," wrote Kyung-Jin Min, associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Inha University in Inchon, South Korea, and lead author of the study published today in the journal Current Biology. (go.com)
  • Previous studies have shown that castration -- which removes the source of male sex hormones -- increases lifespan in animals. (go.com)
  • Male sex hormones may have a negative effect on the immune system, wrote study author Min in the paper. (go.com)
  • Male sex hormones also predispose men to adverse cardiovascular attacks. (go.com)
  • While research seems to link male sex hormones to shorter life spans, experts remind us that quality of life matters more than quantity. (go.com)
  • The findings that the absence of male sex hormones may improve longevity runs counter to a growing trend in the anti-aging industry, Olshansky said. (go.com)
  • cattle
  • http://www.ansc.purdue.edu/SP/MG/Documents/SLIDES/Urinary%20calculi.pdf Welfare implications of castration of cattle, American Veterinary Medical Association paper Hajiba Zaaboul, Effects of Age and Method of Castration on Performance and Stress Response of Beef Cattle, Ag-Info Centre, Alberta Agriculture and Food. (wikipedia.org)
  • genitalia
  • In ancient times, castration often involved the total removal of all the male genitalia. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to Freud, when the infantile male becomes aware of differences between male and female genitalia he assumes that the female's penis has been removed and becomes anxious that his penis will be cut off by his rival, the father figure, as punishment for desiring the mother figure. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thus
  • It was practiced to extinguish opposing male lineages and thus allow the victor to sexually possess the defeated group's women. (wikipedia.org)
  • medieval
  • When men in medieval Europe pursued an alternate lifestyle, they too were attacked with misandry and castration culture. (purplemotes.net)
  • Men who sought to change their lives radically in medieval Europe could join monastic orders as conversi , also known as lay brothers . (purplemotes.net)
  • Another famous victim of castration was the medieval French philosopher, scholar, teacher, and (later) monk Pierre Abélard. (wikipedia.org)
  • rape
  • Misandry and castration culture, among with myths of misogyny, patriarchy , and rape culture , are necessary to keep men confined within the soul-destroying structures of gynocentric society. (purplemotes.net)
  • atrazine
  • Atrazine-exposed males were both demasculinized (chemically castrated) and completely feminized as adults. (pnas.org)
  • Atrazine-exposed males suffered from depressed testosterone, decreased breeding gland size, demasculinized/feminized laryngeal development, suppressed mating behavior, reduced spermatogenesis, and decreased fertility. (pnas.org)
  • We examined sex ratios, testosterone levels, sexual dimorphism, reproductive behaviors, and fertility in males exposed to 2.5 ppb atrazine throughout the larval period and for up to 3 years after metamorphosis. (pnas.org)
  • All of the control animals reared to sexual maturity ( n = 40) were males, on the basis of external morphology, whereas only 90% of the atrazine-treated animals (36 of 40) appeared male at sexual maturity (on the basis of the presence of keratinized nuptial pads on the forearms and the absence of cloacal labia). (pnas.org)
  • sexually
  • Sexually active fertile patients and their partners must agree to use medically accepted methods of contraception (eg, barrier methods, including male condom, female condom, or diaphragm with spermicidal gel) during the course of the study and for 4 months after the last dose of study treatment. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • adult
  • Adult male inter-llama interaction can be rough, including chest-ramming and biting, and they are strongly territorial. (wikipedia.org)
  • surgery
  • Students perform both a castration and sham-control surgery on male rats and test the effects of reduced testosterone due to castration on the weight and histology of seminal vesicles. (ed.gov)
  • Overall, the male castration surgery provides students with hands-on skills and an understanding of the work done by scientific researchers and health care professionals. (ed.gov)
  • human
  • This study does not prove that castration directly increases human longevity, said S. Jay Olshansky, a professor of public health at the University of Illinois in Chicago, who studies longevity but was not involved with the study. (go.com)
  • MGTOW is an alternate lifestyle for men that emphasizes men's intrinsic human worth. (purplemotes.net)
  • Castration of non-human animals is intended to favor a desired development of the animal or of its habits, as an anaphrodisiac or to prevent overpopulation. (wikipedia.org)
  • years
  • They found that the average lifespan of a Korean eunuch was about 70 years, 14 to 19 years higher than non-castrated men of similar social standing. (go.com)
  • Another study has shown that castration increased longevity by 14 years in mentally disabled, institutionalized men. (go.com)
  • Deriving from earlier Legalist laws, the Han dynasty set in place rules that the property and families of criminals doing three years of hard labor or sentenced to castration were to have their families seized and kept as property by the government. (wikipedia.org)
  • term
  • The term "castration" is sometimes also used to refer to the removal of the ovaries in the female, otherwise known as an oophorectomy or, in animals, spaying. (wikipedia.org)
  • life
  • Even before those roles were as devalued as they are today, what man would want only them for his life? (purplemotes.net)
  • Elastration is normally limited to castrations done during the first few weeks of life, and it cannot be used for species where the scrotum does not have a narrow base, such as pigs or horses. (wikipedia.org)
  • prevent
  • a prohibition against sexual contact between royalty and servants, guards and slaves was not uncommon in many parts of the world during Halotus' era and it was thought that male castration would prevent this. (wikipedia.org)
  • particular
  • MGTOW rejects men being merely tools in service to particular women and to gynocentric society in general . (purplemotes.net)
  • In particular, low-status males may be more likely to remain completely childless. (wikipedia.org)
  • often
  • Women reach the age of 110 ten times more often than men, said Dr. L. Stephen Coles, a co-founder of the Los Angeles Gerontology Research Group, who was not involved with the study. (go.com)
  • Condition
  • The importance of DHT in causing nodular hyperplasia is supported by clinical observations in which an inhibitor of 5α-reductase such as finasteride is given to men with this condition. (wikipedia.org)