Skip to comments.Men without testicles might live longer, study suggests [Obama must be Methusaleh]
Posted on 09/26/2012 2:16:30 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
Want to live to 100? A new study suggests that, for men, your testicles might be holding you back.
Korean eunuchs men who had their testicles removed outlived their contemporaries by as many as 14 to 19 years, suggesting that male sex hormones somehow act to shorten the male human lifespan, according to a new historical study of records spanning from the 14th century through the early 19th century.
The finding, reported Monday in the journal Current Biology, argues for something called the "disposable soma theory. The idea is that since animals have limited access to energy, there is a natural trade-off between reproduction and the maintenance of the body's cells.
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Not in some neighborhoods.
Thought that’s what marriage is for .
Ducking the incoming flak
Who wants to live longer at that price? It’s not worth it if you have to become a democrat.
War on Women, my ass!...It’s a feminist war on men.
So that’s why there are so many old Senate Republicans!
Men without testicles might live longer
No. It just seems that way...
Tell that to Michael Jackson.
Any volunteers for that test?
I’m thinking that such men avoid dangerous or stressful situations...like women...who also have a higher life span.
You first...: )
They live longer? Nope. Just ask their descendants.
In this day and age, hell no to living to be 100. 50 is more than enough because you probably wont have any retirement funds to live on once you’ve exceeded your point of usefulness to society / contributions to the tax base. Give Obama 4 more years and we will end up with implants that make us expire upon retirement age.
Male sex hormones somehow shorten lifespan? Somehow?!?! Why do you think we’re so violent and daring and generally restlessly ambitious?
Women produce one egg a month and we all make a big deal out of the few days before they lay it (so to speak). Men produce millions of gametes all the time. We are perpetually PMSing. It’s tiring.
This explains Jimmy Carter.
Nice. However, men don't have the market cornered on stupid/reckless.
A coulple more days, Darks, and I'da been nominating this thread for an October home. Thanks for the Ping to the finger-found-in-trout story, btw.
Also explains Odumbo winning the leg crossing contest on the view yesterday. Did not see the Wookie trying to cross her legs.
She be packing.....seen the picture
Men don’t have a monopoly, no, but we are Coca Cola, Pepsi, Dr. Pepper/7up, RC, and Shasta, while women are some local brand out of Bumwad, Oklahoma.
The GOP leaders will live long.
It says a small group...duh...
What an absolutely dumb study. Who paid for it? What idiot proposed it??
Best Answer Too This Foolishness.
“They live longer? Nope. Just ask their descendants.”
Y'all know what this means? Boehner, McConnell and Linda Graham will be around forever! Ugh.
“Men without testicles might live longer”
Well this sort of explains why our RINO’s never seem to go away.
Now we know why congress critters last so long...
The studies were done using Korean genealogy records going back a few centuries. Only a few eunuchs each generation, but a dozen generations gives you a sample size of eunuchs and relative life expectancy against others of the same generation.
So congress is immortal?
This would explain a lot of old Democrats.
No ex-girl friends?
It’s because without testicles maybe they aren’t so mean
There has to be some Federal Government grant money available for the society’s most impaired group - testicle wearers.
wow, you think she’s a man really? Maybe the White House is weirder than we knew
Sorry....Too many factors...It’s a dumb study...and a waste of time.
Somebody gotta have the pair in the family.....they got kids or maybe somebody been steppin’ out. You know mama’s baby——daddy’s maybe....
Good news for Republican legislators.
In case anyone wondered why Carter was still alive. Thanks SoFloFreeper.
Good news for you!
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