24 Sep '12, 7pm

"ขันทีอายุยืนกว่าชายปกติราว20ปี" เหตุไร้โรคจากฮอร์โมนเพศชายรุมเร้า อาจเป็นเหตุผลที่หญิงอายุยืนกว่าชาย︱E

"ขันทีอายุยืนกว่าชายปกติราว20ปี" เหตุไร้โรคจากฮอร์โมนเพศชายรุมเร้า อาจเป็นเหตุผลที่หญิงอายุยืนกว่าชาย︱E

In the new study, Inha University researcher Kyung-Jin Min and his colleagues scoured the historical records from Korea's Chosun (or Joseon) Dynasty, which ran from 1392 to 1910. Until 1894, castration was a way for men to gain access to political power and prestige in the dynasty. Eunuchs could achieve official ranks and marry and adopt girls and similarly castrated boys in order to maintain a family lineage. Eunuchs and male royal family members were the only men allowed to stay overnight in the royal palace.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/health/fitness-well-being/stories/eunu...

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