Tag: Sex

Maple Trees Can Change Sex From Year To Year, Study Finds

Researchers found that striped maple trees can actually change their sex year by year. Unfortunately, the female trees are more likely to get sick and die than the males.

Earth/Environment May 30, 2019

Women Often Diagnosed Much Later Than Men For Same Diseases: Study

On average, women receive diagnoses for any type of disease four years later compared to men. Researchers said that the findings should encourage doctors to consider sex when screening for health conditions.

Public Health March 27, 2019

Some Men Feel Sad, Tearful, And Irritable After Sex, Too: Study

Men also get conflicted feelings after sex, not just women. A new study on postcoital dysphoria sheds light on the male sexual experience, and argues men’s feelings after sexual intercourse might be more complicated than previously thought.

Healthy Living/Wellness July 30, 2018

Teens Are Having Less Sex For The First Time In Decades, But Still At Risk For New Dangers

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that teenagers are having less sex for the first time in 10 years. The data that was collected from a nationwide survey stated that teenagers are still at risk for other dangers.

Public Health June 15, 2018

Female Viagra: Women’s Libido Pill Returns Through Online Prescription Service

A pharmaceutical company reintroduced a pill that promises to increase libidos among women. The drug, dubbed as the ‘female Viagra’ and was first approved in 2015, would be available through online prescription service.

Medicine June 14, 2018

HIV Drug Linked To Less Condom Use During Sex: Study

HIV-negative people who take pre-exposure prophylaxis drugs are using condoms less and less, according to a new study. As condom use drops, HIV risks rise.

Public Health June 7, 2018

People Who Have A Keen Sense Of Smell Will Enjoy Sex More, New Study Suggests

A new study showed that people who had a high sensitivity to smell enjoyed sex more. The study, which was conducted by team of researchers in Germany, tested 42 women and 28 men.

Public Health June 2, 2018

Having Sex On Mars Could Be Challenging And It Might Lead To A New Species

If humans colonized Mars, some of them may want to reproduce on the red planet. Researchers discuss the challenges of having sex on Mars and the possibility of a new species.

Space May 31, 2018

Machine That Treats Sleep Apnea May Help Increase Sexual Performance In Women

A new study shows that the regular use of the CPAP device that treats obstructive sleep apnea increased the sex drive among women. OSA affects 22 million people in the United States and 1.5 million people in Britain.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 25, 2018

Couples Fond Of Seafood Have More Active Sex Life And Get Pregnant Faster

Researchers followed 500 couples from Michigan and Texas to record their seafood intake and rate of sexual intercourse for a duration of one year. The study found that couples who ate more seafood have more sex and conceived faster.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 25, 2018

Older Americans Have Active Sex Life: Why Physical Intimacy Still Matters Even In Old Age

Americans between 65 and 80 years old are still sexually active. Here are some of the reasons why physical intimacy is a good thing for aging populations.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 4, 2018

Nearly 40 Percent Of Seniors Are Sexually Active, But Aren't Talking To Doctors

A survey from Michigan University's National Poll on Healthy Aging found that most seniors are interested in being sexually active. However, most of them don't speak to their medical providers about this.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 3, 2018

Having Sex While Recovering From A Urinary Tract Infection Can Cause Serious Pain And Discomfort

Sexual intercourse without treating first a urinary tract infection could irritate the vagina and bladder. Doctors suggest it would be best to wait until the symptoms have been relieved before getting intimate with a partner.

Space April 27, 2018

Can Meditation Really Improve A Woman’s Sex Life?

A new study looks into whether there’s a link between mindfulness meditation and women’s sex life. As it turns out, women who engage in meditative practices are more likely to report improved sexual functioning.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 24, 2018

Health Benefits Of Sex? Frequent Sexual Activity Adds More Meaning To Life, Says Study

In a study, women were asked about their current significant relationship, the longevity of their relationship, and how meaningful they thought their life was. Researchers have found that having high sexual activity suggested that people had a positive mood the next day. 

Healthy Living/Wellness February 10, 2018

Sex Not Likely To Trigger Cardiac Arrest: Study

Can sex trigger a cardiac arrest? A new study showed that it rarely can. It further suggested that sudden cardiac arrest is linked with sex far more often in men than in women.

Public Health November 14, 2017

Survey Reveals The Best Time Of The Day To Have Sex, Drink, Exercise, And Sleep

Survey results show the optimal times of the day to engage in activities such as sex, exercise, and sleep. The optimal time for sex may not appeal much to night owls.

Healthy Living/Wellness August 11, 2017

India Government Advises Pregnant Women To Avoid Meat And Lustful Thoughts

Women in India are advised to avoid eating meat and engage in lustful thoughts during pregnancy. Doctors raised concern over the advice because of the danger it poses to pregnant women and their babies.

Feature | Health June 20, 2017

Uber's CEO Travis Kalanick Emailed 'Sex Rules' To Miami Employees In 2013

The success Uber enjoyed in its early days are quickly being swept aside for a pile of legal and public relations problems. The latest comes thanks to its CEO, Travis Kalanick, and his 2013 email on 'sex rules' to Miami employees.

Internet June 9, 2017

How New Trend Called ‘Stealthing’ Is Actually A Sex Crime

‘Stealthing,' the new trend that implies nonconsensual condom removal, could be construed as sexual assault. Already punishable under Irish law as a sex crime, this practice inflicts emotional and physical trauma comparable to other forms of sexual abuse.

Public Health May 1, 2017

Sex-Shifting Parasitic Fish Chooses Gender Depending On Growth Rate, Study Says

A new study found sea lampreys become male or female depending on how nutrient-rich their environment is. Researchers believe this information can help keep in check this parasitic predatory fish, a threat to the North American Great Lakes.

Animals March 30, 2017

Surviving Prostate Cancer: Studies Show Which Treatment Offers Better Quality Of Life

Surgery, radiation or active surveillance? Studies rank treatment options for prostate cancer patients according to their outcomes on sexual, urinary and bowel functions.

Public Health March 22, 2017

What Makes Conception Successful? Study Says It's About Mathematics Of Sperm Rhythm

A new study uncovered sperm cells move in a specific rhythm, which helps propel them toward the egg. The math behind their trajectory could help improve male infertility treatments.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 21, 2017

Americans Having Less Sex Than They Used To: Is This A Bad Thing?

Is it bad when adult Americans are having less sex than they used to? A study says yes. In addition to sleeping habits and marital satisfaction, the nightly sexual behavior determines how an employee performs his work the following day.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 9, 2017

Find Out Why Americans Are Having Less Sex Than Before

People in the United States have been engaging in less sex than a quarter century ago, according to a new study. What could be possible factors affecting the frequency of sex among Americans?

Healthy Living/Wellness March 8, 2017

Active Sex Life Could Be Behind Productive Employees At Work: Study

Employees who had sex tend to be happier and more engaged at work the next day. What can couples who have issues with their sex life do?

Healthy Living/Wellness March 6, 2017

Intense Physical Exercise May Reduce Men's Libido: Other Factors Than Can Lower Sex Drive

Strenuous physical exercise was linked to lower libido in men. Other factors that can lower sex drive include certain medications, alcohol and drugs, sleep problems and depression.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 27, 2017

Mating As Endgame: Australian Male Phascogales Embrace Death After Non-Stop Sex

A rare case of male Phascogales ending their life in the quest of sex has been reported from Australia. They spend last days of their life chasing sex without even eating and ultimately the sexual exhaustion kills them.

Animals February 7, 2017

Mental Viagra Hormone May Boost Sexual Desire In Men

The hormone kisspeptin associated with puberty may help men who suffer from psychosexual problems. The hormone was shown to boost the behavioral circuit linked to sex and love.

Neuroscience January 24, 2017

Scientists Explain Why Baboons Kill Offspring Of Other Males, Attack Pregnant Females

A section of male baboons has been found to kill and maim infants and attack pregnant females, forcing miscarriages. A new study has found why the animals resort to this unusual behavior.

Animals January 20, 2017

Rendezvous Between Monkey And Deer Renders Interspecies Sex Possible: Study

Researchers cite mate deprivation as the most likely reason for the unusual site of a male snow monkey attempting to have intercourse with female sika deer on Yukushima Island in Japan.

Animals January 11, 2017

Millennial Myth: This Is Not The Hookup Generation

According to researchers, millennials should not be known as the hookup generation since they aren’t having sex as much as many would assume.

Healthy Living/Wellness August 3, 2016

The Hotter The Girl, The Less Likely Men Will Want To Wear Condom: Study

In what may come as a surprise to someone out there, scientists have confirmed that guys are less inclined to want to wear condoms during casual sex when they're really attracted to their hook up.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 27, 2016

Dating Sites May Help Spread HIV: Study

Dating and hook-up sites may help spread Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection. Educating people on the risks of sexual partnerships through online sites is important.

Life February 28, 2016

Male Spiders Tie Up Their Mates During Sex To Avoid Getting Eaten Afterwards

Why do male spiders practice bondage during sex? It turned out that this sexual behavior of spiders is part of their goal to stay alive - or not fall victim to cannibalism.

Earth/Environment February 26, 2016

CDC Probes 14 New Cases Of Sexually Transmitted Zika

Experts at the CDC are investigating 14 new reports of the Zika virus having been transmitted from person to person through sexual intercourse. If confirmed, this could produce major implications to the government's efforts to prevent the spread of the disease in the United States.

Life February 24, 2016

HPV Infection From Oral Sex Poses Greater Cancer Risk To Men Than Women

Men are twice as likely to develop mouth and throat cancer linked to HPV infection. The risk for HPV infection goes up with the number of oral sex partners men have.

Life February 14, 2016

Same-Sex Intimacy More Common In Women: CDC Report

More men and women claim they are bisexuals, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report says. However, women were found to be three times more likely to claim same-sex intimacy than men.

Society January 9, 2016

People Who Use More Emojis Think More About Sex: Survey

A survey found that people who frequently use emojis also think about sex more often. People who use emojis more have more sex compared to people who just use words.

Society January 2, 2016

French Women Most Likely To Fake An Orgasm: Survey

A poll showed that 31 percent of French women - followed by American and British women - were most likely to fake it with their current partner. Experts also pointed to the prevalence of vaginal penetration in women's struggle to reach climax regularly or at all.

Life December 21, 2015

Instability Linked To Risky Sexual Behaviors In College Students

A new University of Illinois study revealed that there is a link between the risky sexual behavior of college students and their instability as they face major changes in life. Experts suggest university programs focus on helping students cope with stress.

Life December 12, 2015

Sex In Space? Here's How It's Done, According To Neil DeGrasse Tyson

Pop scientist and TV show host Neil DeGrasse Tyson said that people looking to have sex in space would have to have instruments, such as leather straps, to help them carry out the act. This is because the parties would have to avoid floating away from each other while they are in a zero gravity environment.

Space November 24, 2015

Happiest Couples Only Have Sex Once A Week: Study

Based on surveys covering over 30,000 Americans over a span of four decades, a study showed that happiness was no greater with sex more than once a week on average. This is despite common belief equating a higher frequency of sex with greater happiness.

Life November 20, 2015

Here's Proof Why Parents Need To Have 'Sex Talk' With Their Kids

Talking about safe sex with your kids may make you cringe but it's totally worth it, experts say. Parents can influence their children's sexual behavior for the better, and help protect them against unwanted pregnancies.

Life November 6, 2015

Global Warming May Affect Birth Rates: People Less Likely To Have Sex In Hotter Temperatures

Climate change could never run out of effects on the environment and humanity. A working paper suggests that global warming may result in people having less sex, resulting in decreased birth rates and social stresses due to impaired population makeup.

Earth/Environment November 5, 2015

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