Friday, July 05, 2002

only the good die young Want to live longer? Abstain from sex:
The beetles which mate die sooner than the beetles which donít mate. The mechanism is not the same in humans, but the principle is the same. In beetles, mating released hormones needed to produce sperm in a male or eggs in a female and that had a negative effect on the immune system.
(The original article is here, though you need a subscription to read it.)