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Mosquitoes Attracted to Women More Than Men

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Men are more likely to be attacked, primarily because of their greater body size.

| June 15, 2010

Mosquitoes find some people tastier than others. But a widespread notion is that women, to mosquitoes at least, are the sweeter sex, supposedly because estrogen is a strong attractant.

In reality, gender does play a role, but not in the way most people think. As one report in the Annals of Internal Medicine pointed out, men are more likely to be attacked, primarily because of their greater body size.

To read the entire article, click here: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/15/health/15real.html?emc=tnt&tntemail1=y
 

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