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Could Sexual Frustration Lead To A Shorter Life? University of Michigan Study


12/2/2013 6:08:30 AM

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Sexual frustration shortens lifespans, at least in fruit flies. A new study from University of Michigan researchers shows that when male fruit flies sense the pheromones of females who are ready to mate, but are then denied the opportunity to mate, they experience rapid deterioration in their ability to fend off starvation and increased susceptibility to stress – ultimately leading to shorter fruit fly lives.

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