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Horses sweat and men perspire. Quite how brightly ladies glow may depend on their contraceptive pills, David Adam discovers.

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  1. Stachenfeld,N. S., Silva, C. & Keefe, D. L. Oestrogen modifies the temperature effects of progesterone. Journal of Applied Physiology 88, 1643 - 1649 2000.

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Adam, D. No sweat. Nature (2000).

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