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Athena in the News...

Athena has enjoyed coverage in many of the news media. From this page you can access articles and summaries of these.

 Serious Articles and Related Coverage:

Ursinus College Annual Report: 10/20/16 Behind the Stories:The Trailblazer. Dr. Cutler's Journey from Mother/Part-time Student at Ursinus to Scientist/Entrepreneur/Contributing Alumna.

Click here to watch the video interview of Dr. Cutler discussing her book; Hormones and Your Health

The Philadelphia Inquirer July 12, 2015 reports Dr. Cutler's just published breast cancer incidence study: Invasive Breast Cancer Incidence in 2,305,427 Screened Asymptomatic Women: Estimated Long Term Outcomes During Menopause Using a Systematic Review

Dr. Cutler Reviews 2011 book by Jane Fonda; Click here to read Dr. Cutler's positive review of Jane Fonda's newest book for women; Prime Time

The New York Times Newspaper:
July 1, 2009. "Seeking Natural Remedies for Hot Flashes". The Skin Deep column quotes Dr. Cutler on the risks of alternative therapies for menopause and cites her new book, Hormones and Your Health: The Smart Woman's Guide...

More Magazine: April 2009. "The Other Side Of The Hormone Controversy" features exclusive interview of Dr. Cutler discussing her new book, Hormones and Your Health, and challenging current assertions about hormone replacement therapy.

More magazine: December 2008/January 2009. "The Endangered Uterus" article featuring Dr. Cutler on the importance of the uterus and issues of hysterectomy; with mention of her new book; Hormones and Your Health: The Smart Woman's Guide to Hormonal and Alternative Therapies for Menopause.

Allure Magazine: July 2008. The Laws of Attraction. Article with Dr. Cutler's research, and Athena pheromone products mentioned.

First For Women: May 19, 2008 in "Private Health" reader question/answer section.

Main Line Today Magazine: February 2008, suburban Philadelphia magazine features Dr. Winnifred Cutler, her research for women's wellness and hormonal health, pheromones, and hospice project.

Self Magazine: July 2007. Article and interview with Dr. Cutler on her research, Athena pheromone products, and the health benefits of intimacy.

Allure Magazine: April 2007. Article and positive 'test drive' of Athena Pheromone 10:13 for women.

Harper's Bazaar Magazine: March 2007. Article and interview with Dr. Cutler on pheromones, Athena Pheromone 10:13 and increased romantic attention for women.

Medical Post Newspaper: November 2005; Article and interview with Dr. Cutler addressing her presentation at the American Society of Reproductive Medicine conference on the strengthening effects of pheromones with continued use.

AARP The Magazine: July/August issue 2005. Article in major magazine for retirees, members of AARP and newstand readers covered Dr. Cutler's pheromone product, Athena Pheromone 10:13 and the recently published study on postemenopausal women proving it worked to increase romantic attention.

Boston Globe Newspaper: August, 2005. Newspaper asks for Dr. Cutler's comments on new study investigating removal of the ovaries at hysterectomy. Dr. Cutler quotes her research that oophorectomy at hysterectomy does not withstand scientific scrutiny.

Postmenopausal women and Pheromones Study: Published/circulated in January, 2005. Journal of Sex Research publishes independent study by Boston area researchers demonstrating Athena Pheromone 10:13 works to increase the romantic attention for women after menopause. Media coverage.

The New York Times Newspaper: Special section on women's health covers sexuality in midlife women and features Dr. Cutler on pheromones and sexual attraction for women as they age. June 6, 2004.

Women Doctors Guide to Health and Healing: 2003, Oxmoor House, Inc. A new book by women, for women, published by Health Magazine includes Dr. Cutler's expert information on Sexuality and Human Pheromones.

National Post Saturday Edition: May 31, 2003 - Canada's major newspaper interviews Dr. Cutler for feature article on human sex-attractant pheromone research. Article excerpted. .

Monitor on Psychology: October 2002 - The Journal of the American Psychological Association covers pheromone research and Dr. Norma McCoy's independent study testing Athena Pheromone 10:13tm. Article Excerpted.

San Francisco State University Study March 2002 - Independent study by San Francisco State University Researchers shows Athena 10:13 Works for 74% to increase romantic attention.

Press Release Distributed by San Francisco State University to news media 3/02

The San Francisco Examiner Newspaper March 2002 - That Old Pheromone Magic; feature article interviews independent study author, Dr.Norma McCoy and explains published study on Athena Pheromone 10:13tm

Self Magazine, September 2000-The Sex Organ you Might be Ignoring

Scientific American Magazine August 1999- Nosing Out a Mate; special magazine edition. Article excerpted.

New York Daily News, May 1998 - Health Check article covers Archives of Sexual Behavior published study on Athena Pheromone 10X for men.

The Toronto Sun Newspaper February 1996 - Aftershave Additive Attracts Women, Developers Say: Description of the printed article/interview of Dr. Cutler on Athena Pheromone 10X and the double-blind study proving it increases sexual attractiveness for men vs. placebo.

The Seattle Times Newspaper October 11, 1995 - Researchers Let Out a Pheromone - Study says "After-shave Additive Supposedly Makes Men More Attractive".

Medical Tribune, 10/12/95-Hysterectomy Rate is Still Too High

Medical Tribune, 11/95-on the 10X study

Medical Post, 11/95 - Canadian medical newspaper article features interview with Dr. Cutler about published study on Athena Pheromone 10X for men.

Philadelphia Inquirer, 11/6/94- Chicago Sex Survey column by Dr. Cutler

Time, 12/1/86- "Sexes: The Hidden Power of Body Odors"-on the human pheromone discovery

Newsweek, 1/12/87- "The Chemistry Between People: Are Our Bodies Affected by Another Person’s Scent?"

Washington Post, 11/19/86- "Pheromones discovered in Humans"

USA Today 11/19/86 - "The Real Chemical Reaction between the Sexes"

US News &World Report ,12/1/86 "Chemicals in male sweat can increase the chance of pregnancy"

 Articles and feedback on the "Lighter Side"

Harvard Graduate School Professor Gives her class a 10:13 "test"--Read what she reported to Dr. Cutler

Media Tests:
Since 1993, news programs, talk shows, and magazines have conducted their own 'tests' using Athena Pheromones, all with positive feedback.
Click here to see video of 20/20 'tests' using Athena Pheromones.

Read excerpts of articles and interviews...

New York Times September 6, 2015. "A Nose for Lust: Conducting a Field Test on Pheromones " By Henry Alford

Ciudad Magazine; August 2007. Los Angeles Magazine for the latino community features Athena Pheromone 10:13 for women and Dr. Cutler's research.

Yahoo Network; February 2006. The Scent of Attraction: How Do Pheromones Work? story about pheromones and Dr. Cutler on yahoo online.

WIRED Magazine: November 2005; A "test" issue in which Athena Pheromone 10X is road tested with positive responses, and given a 4 1/2 out of 5 rating.

VIVA Magazine, May/June 2005. "Love Potion No. 10:13" Canadian health magazine features article on Dr. Cutler and Athena Pheromone 10:13 in Beauty news section.

Playgirl Magazine, April 2003. "Do Pheromones Really Attract Men?". Playgirl road tests several pheromone products and Athena Pheromone 10:13 comes out on top.

Exercise for Men Only: September 2003 Men's magazine on Athena Pheromone 10X for men and Sexual Attraction.

STUN: Men's Magazine on Athena Pheromone 10X for Men

Prevention, September 2002 "Whoopee in A Bottle" on SFSU study of Athena 10:13tm

First for Women, September 2002. "Sexual Health" on SFSU study of Athena 10:13tm

Self, August 2002. "Eau de Attraction"

Florida Times Union Newspaper: October 2002, "Catch My Drift"

Fitness Magazine: October 1998. Fitness Investigates Athena Pheromone 10:13tm

GQ, June, 1997- "Aphrodisiac of the Month"

Single Living, 12/97-

writer's anecdote about 10:13 experiences
Pheromones... Nature's Love Secret

 Television Coverage

ABC 20/20: December 2005. Primetime news program features segment on pheromones, interviews Dr. Cutler, and conducts their own twins' speed-dating test on Athena Pheromones to positive results.

CBS News Coverage: May 2005 Local CBS news stations nationwide ran two segments first aired from KYW, the CBS station in Philadelphia. The popular first CBS segment on Athena Pheromone 10:13 prompted a follow up segment on Athena Pheromone 10X for men - including interviews with satisfied customers and Dr. Cutler on her research.

Discovery Channel's Animal Planet; - 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006. Airing repeated times, this discovery program features Dr. Cutler interviewed at Athena Institute on human pheromone research, sexual attraction, and 'the right to mate'. Brief excerpt.

TechTV: Wired for Sex - 2003, Airing repeated times, this segment called Look of Love featured Dr. Winnifred Cutler at Athena Institute on her pheromone research and products.

ABC Local Miami News, May 2002: Major news station tests Athena Pheromone 10:13 for women on local ladies, and highlights Dr. Cutler in an interview on pheromone research and sexual attraction.

Discovery Canada, March, 2002- .Major Canadian TV Network Interviews Dr. Winnifred Cutler on Dr. Norma McCoy's Published Independent Study of Athena 10:13 for Women

Fox News Denver, November 2001 - Primetime news consumer segment highlights a 'twins test' on Athena Pheromones in which the male twin reports that Athena 10Xtm "Worked phenomenally" to attract women.

ABC News, March, 1998- "Sniffing out a Mate". ABC News tests Athena Pheromones vs witch hazel on identical twins.

AM Philadelphia, October 1993. "Love Potion No. 9" Host Lizbeth Starr interviews Dr. Cutler about the launch of her pheromone cosmetic, Athena Pheromone 10:13 at Athena Institute.

The Montel Williams Show - November 1993. Dr. Cutler appears on National Talk Show with Montel who chose women to try Athena Pheromone 10:13. One woman said it made her ex-boyfriend propose marriage.

CBS Nightwatch, November 1986. Major news network gives exclusive interview with Dr. Cutler on her 1986 co-discovery of pheromones.

Searching for Courtship interview excerpts Dr. Cutler's TV interviews on her scientific method to helping women find healthy, successful relationships leading to marriage. Dialogue excerpt from SONYA LIVE Talk Show May 26, 1993, CNN Television, and Dialogue excerpt from her appearance on: GOOD COMPANY talk show program, 1993

 Internet Coverage

Mali and Joe: October 5, 2016 relationship advisors/authors test Athena Pheromones

New York Times September 6, 2015. "A Nose for Lust: Conducting a Field Test on Pheromones " By Henry Alford

Fusion.net: May 26, 2015. "I wore 'pheromone perfume' for a week to turn myself into a sex goddess" By Taryn Hillin

Byrdie.com: February 24, 2015. "I Tried a Pheromone Potion and Didn't Tell My Boyfriend" By Faith Xue

Intothegloss.com: October, 2014. "A Pheromone Spray Test Drive" By Trace Barnhill

The New York Times Online: July 1, 2009. "Seeking Natural Remedies for Hot Flashes". The Skin Deep column quotes Dr. Cutler on the risks of alternative therapies for menopause and cites her new book, Hormones and Your Health: The Smart Woman's Guide...

NewScientist.com: January 26, 2005. 'Sex pheromone spray boosts senior romance'

ABCNews.com: March 21, 2002 -Something in the Way She Smells. Pheromones Enhance Females' Sexual Attractiveness to Males Something in the Way She Smells. By Melinda T. Willis

Webmd.com: March 20, 2002 -Got Pheromones? Get Affection: Attracting a Man Could Be Easy as Dabbing on These Body Chemicals. By Jennifer Warner, WebMD Medical News

NewScientist.com: March 20, 2002  Pheromone triples women's sexual success. By Phillip Cohen, NewScientist.com news service.

WebMDHealth August 14, 2000-- Live Mind Matters Auditorium. Discussing Love Cycles: The Science of Intimacy with Winnifred B. Cutler, PhD. This interview is also posted on MSNBC.com

CBS Healthwatch March, 2000-- Scent and Sex: What the Nose Knows

Reutershealth.com -May 23, 2000-- Hysterectomy may impact orgasm

MSN.com- April 21, 2000-- Pheromones: Potential participants in your sex life (CNN article from June 25, 1999 reposted on MSN.com)

Salon.com - August 27, 1999 - Major Online News magazine posts article on Pheromones and Dr. Winnifred Cutler.

CNN June 25, 1999-- Pheromones: Potential participants in your sex life

 International coverage

Nikkei Health and VOCE - 2002, two Japanese magazines feature Independent Study on Athena Pheromone 10:13tm for women published in Physiology and Behavior.

De Spiegel, May 2002, 'Study conducted in US. Sex Lure Makes Women More Attractive."

Vi Menn Norway, October 17, 2000-- "The Drops Which Increase Desire"

Mann magazine Norway, 1999-- "Magnetism in a Bottle"'

The Independent - UK Newspaper March 1998. Article printed on Dr. Cutler's 1998 study published in Archives of Sexual Behavior.

German TV-PRO7, May, 1998- As told in an e-mail by a German TV viewer. German PRO7's test of Athena Pheromones on twins, and other independent tests with a hidden camera

German Media Excerpts: Translated excerpts from some of the German media coverage of Athena Pheromones over the years

 Related Books and Articles

Prime Time by Jane Fonda; read Dr. Cutler's review and details of Ms. Fonda's newest book on aging, hormone replacement therapy, and relationships. Published 2011.

Why Women Have Sex: In a new book by Cindy Meston, Ph.D., and David Muss, Ph.D, Dr. Winnifred Cutler and colleagues' published study on Athena Pheromone 10Xtm for men is mentioned. Dr. Meston was also the recipient of an Athena Institute research grant for the study of hysterectomy and sexual deficits. December 2009

The Secret Pleasures of Menopause: Dr. Christiane Northrup's wonderful book mentions Dr. Cutler's work and pheromone products to enhance the romantic lives of her readers after menopause.

Writing and Research;Dr. Cutler and Athena Institute are featured in a major postgraduate textbook for science and media academic publishing by Sage Publications. Written by Professor Angela Thody. pp. 80-81. Copyright Sage Publications 2005.

The Science of Romance: Secrets of the Sexual Brain; Dr. Cutler's pheromone research and study published in 1998 Archives of Sexual Behavior are cited in this new book by Nigel Barber. Copyright. Prometheus Books, 2002, pp 40-42.

Dr. Cutler publishes book review for Archives of Sexual Behavior: Book by Kathy Davis, Reshaping the Female Body: The Dilemma of Cosmetic Surgery. Archives of Sexual Behavior Vol. 31, No. 2, April 2002, pp. 217-230

Our Sexuality: Dr. Cutler's work is cited extensively in this major human sexuality textbook reflecting the most recent research in the field.

Stay Young, Start Now: A Family Doctor’s Guide to More Energy, Less Stress and Better Sex -- 2000. Dr. Cutler's contribution to book by physician, Alan Bonsteel, M.D

Is He The Right Man For You? Sondra Forsyth, book published by Cosmopolitan Magazine June 1996. Copyright 1996 Sondra Forsyth


A bibliography of Dr. Cutler's Published Work