Whackin’ Off to Ward Off Cancer

Posted by: on Jul 17, 2003 | No Comments

An Ejaculation a Day May Keep Prostate Cancer at Bay

The survey of 1,079 prostate cancer patients and 1,259 healthy men found that those who masturbated or had sex at least once a day in their 20s were a third less likely to develop the malady.

Race: genetically speaking

Posted by: on Jul 12, 2003 | No Comments

CNN’s got a interesting piece on the genetic differences between the “races.”
Basically, there is none:

“There’s no genetic basis for any kind of rigid ethnic or racial classification at all,” said Bryan Sykes, the Oxford geneticist and author of “The Seven Daughters of Eve.” I’m always asked is there Greek DNA or an Italian gene, but, of course, there isn’t. . . . We’re very closely related.”