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  • Evidence for the stress-linked immunocompetence handicap hypothesis in humans 

    Rantala, Markus J.; Moore, Fhionna R.; Skrinda, Ilona; Krama, Tatjana; Kivleniece, Inese; Kecko, Sanita; Krams, Indrikis (Nature Publishing Group, 2012-02-21)
    Secondary sexual traits that develop under the action of testosterone, such as masculine human male facial characteristics, have been proposed to signal the strength of the immune system due to the sex hormone's immunosuppressive ...