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  • 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)
  • CRPC
  • Once-daily seviteronel was generally well tolerated in this phase I study of men with CRPC, a majority of which had progressed on prior AA or enzalutamide, or both. (aacrjournals.org)
  • With its dual mechanism of action and CYP17 lyase selectivity, seviteronel may provide a new treatment option for men with CRPC who have progressed on other AR-targeted agents. (aacrjournals.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)
  • In 19th century Europe it was not unheard of for parents to threaten their misbehaving sons with castration or otherwise threaten their genitals. (wikipedia.org)
  • Inhibitor
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Patients
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • life
  • 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)
  • intact males
  • The dogs' owner went to get his dogs, who were intact males, and was told by shelter director Matthew Pepper that, in order to be in compliance with the new mandatory spay/neuter law in the city, both dogs would have to be neutered before they could leave the shelter. (blogspot.com)
  • In North American Thoroughbred racing, geldings, if otherwise qualified by age, winnings, or experience, are allowed in races open to intact males. (wikipedia.org)
  • prevalence
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia(BPH) is the most common hyperplastic disease occuring in human males over the age of 50 which increases in prevalence with age and 40% of males reported modera. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Krutnik also argues that noir texts are dominated by a sense of masculinity in crisis with their prevalence of male figures who are 'both internally divided and alienated from the culturally permissible (or ideal) parameters [sic] of masculine identity, desire and achievement' in a post-war world (Krutnik, p.xiii). (crimeculture.com)
  • reproductive
  • This action of androgens is supported by a hormone from Sertoli cells, Müllerian inhibitory hormone (MIH), which prevents the embryonic Müllerian ducts from developing into fallopian tubes and other female reproductive tract tissues in male embryos. (wikipedia.org)
  • 500 crimes) Gōng (宮), also known as yínxíng (淫刑), fǔxíng (腐刑) or cánshì xíng (蠶室刑), where the male offender's reproductive organs were removed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Study
  • A comparative study of nonparaphilic sexual addictions and paraphilias in men. (wikipedia.org)
  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in males with paraphilias and paraphilia-related disorders: a comorbidity study. (wikipedia.org)
  • A DSM-IV Axis I comorbidity study of males (n= 120) with paraphilias and paraphilia-related disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • A study of transsexual individuals by neuroanatomist Dick Swaab found male-to-female transsexuals to have a size and number of neurons of INAH-3 closer to a normal female range, and that female-to-male transsexuals have a size and number of INAH-3 neurons closer to a normal male range. (wikipedia.org)
  • races
  • although he initially talks to him benevolently 'like a father' and offers him a job in his organisation (p.64), he sends his men to 'cut him up' at the races when Pinkie refuses to back down and give up his claim to Brighton. (crimeculture.com)
  • women
  • I am then going to look at Dirty Weekend and at how Zahavi turns this theme around, challenging ideas about men, women and sexuality in her feminist satire. (crimeculture.com)
  • Also, androgens are the precursors to estrogens in both men and women. (wikipedia.org)
  • This article reported the INAH-3 to be smaller on average in homosexual men than in heterosexual men, and in fact has approximately the same size in homosexual men as in heterosexual women. (wikipedia.org)
  • PCT, which affects both men and women, occurs only after sexual intercourse and does not require an orgasm to occur, and in that its effects are primarily emotional rather than physiological. (wikipedia.org)
  • Gōng for men was applied to the same crime as Gōngxing for women, namely adultery, "licentious" or "promiscuous" activity. (wikipedia.org)
  • potential
  • The Novella, like Brome's later play The English Moor, exploits a version of the standard Elizabethan bed trick so common in English Renaissance drama, but with a racial twist: in each play a man goes to a sexual assignation expecting to encounter a white woman, only to find that his partner or potential partner is apparently an African woman. (wikipedia.org)
  • development
  • An androgen (from Greek andr-, the stem of the word meaning "man") is any natural or synthetic steroid hormone that regulates the development and maintenance of male characteristics in vertebrates by binding to androgen receptors. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) and androstenedione are of equal importance in male development. (wikipedia.org)
  • little
  • After this period, even extreme interventions, such as castration, have little effect on the size of the nucleus, which would help contradict the second possibility of behavior changing brain structure. (wikipedia.org)
  • allow
  • To allow only the finest animals to breed on, while preserving adequate genetic diversity, only a small percentage of all male horses should remain stallions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Castration may allow a stallion to live peacefully with other horses, allowing a more social and comfortable existence. (wikipedia.org)
  • time
  • At that time, execution could be commuted either by money or castration. (wikipedia.org)
  • It was in the early Caroline era that the King's Men peaked in personnel: the company had fifteen sharers in the latter 1620s, more than at any time before or after. (wikipedia.org)
  • extreme
  • Mainstream sources place the percentage of stallions that should be kept as breeding stock at about 10%, while an extreme view states that only 0.5% of all males should be bred. (wikipedia.org)
  • sometimes
  • Sometimes this threat is overt, manifested explicitly for example in the figure of the femme fatale whose voracious sexuality has the terrifying power to entrap and doom the male protagonist. (crimeculture.com)
  • They are architectural grotesques found on churches, castles, and other buildings, particularly in Ireland and Great Britain, sometimes together with male figures. (wikipedia.org)
  • slave
  • On the way, he is shipwrecked, survives, and meets the daughter of a pirate, whose men sell Don Juan as a slave. (wikipedia.org)
  • band
  • Images of mutilated men haunt the novel, including the blind band and the man selling razor blades on the kerb who has lost the whole of one side of his body, and Pinkie grew up in a suburb named after the famously diminutive Admiral Nelson who lost an arm and an eye. (crimeculture.com)
  • period
  • One detail in the play-offers insight into the functioning of the King's Men in the relevant period. (wikipedia.org)
  • View
  • I am going to explore them from a psychoanalytic point of view, using the theories of Jacques Lacan and Julia Kristeva to trace the construction of the male protagonists' identities in Greene and Highsmith and the ways in which the feminine / maternal is presented as a threat. (crimeculture.com)
  • earlier
  • Earlier in its history, the company generally did not mount such large productions: cast lists survive from two King's Men productions of John Webster's The Duchess of Malfi, one c. 1614 and the other c. 1621, and both show that the company used doubling of minor roles to stage the play with eleven actors. (wikipedia.org)
  • sexual
  • The novel is pervaded with anxiety about masculinity and almost all of the main male characters are 'castrated' in some way by their social or sexual inadequacies. (crimeculture.com)
  • together
  • There are more males than just herd stallions, but unattached male horses group together for protection in small all-male "bachelor herds," where, in the absence of mares, they tend to behave much like geldings. (wikipedia.org)
  • found
  • One of these nuclei, INAH-3, was found to be 2.8 times larger in the male brain than in the female brain regardless of age. (wikipedia.org)
  • It has also been found that there is no effect of HIV infection on the size of INAH3, that is, HIV infection cannot account for the observed difference in INAH3 volume between homosexual and heterosexual men. (wikipedia.org)
  • found that there was a trend for the INAH3 to be smaller in homosexual men than heterosexual men though the size difference did not quite reach statistical significance by the test that they employed. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition, a one-tailed test would have found a statistically significant difference in INAH3 size between homosexual and heterosexual men. (wikipedia.org)
  • daughter
  • In Euripides' Herakles, Lyssa is identified as "the daughter of Nyx, sprung from the blood of Ouranos"-that is, the blood from Uranus' wound following his castration by Cronus. (wikipedia.org)
  • The man is revealed as irascible and dictatorial - though his daughter Flavia is adept at manipulating his tempestuous emotions. (wikipedia.org)
  • lost
  • Pontius Lupus, a man of equestrian rank, who lost his eyesight, but continued as an advocate in the law courts. (wikipedia.org)