Sexual Health

Bestselling sexual treatments can be harmful: Study

Bestselling sexual treatments can be harmful: Study Washington, D.C., Jan. 12 : A team of researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has examined the safety and effectiveness of the treatments that claim to improve male sexual health.

Ryan Terlecki, M.D., associate professor of urology and senior author, said certain natural supplements that they have reviewed showed promise for improving mild sexual dysfunction but they lack robust human evidence.


Men want more sex, women want good sex

Men want more sex, women want good sexWashington D. C., Nov. 8 - A new study has revealed that men are more interested in the quantity of sex, whereas women are more into the quality.

Researchers have revealed that the relationship 'deal-breaker' that mostly affected the romance between men and women was 'dishevelled,' 'lazy' or 'needy,' The Independent reports.


Rev up your `erotic` wildness one bite at a time

Rev up your `erotic` wildness one bite at a timeNew Delhi, Nov 8 - What Grandma didn't tell us and probably didn't know that "food is also sex." There are a number of reasons why your sex life may have lost its sizzle, but boosting a flagging libido isn't that tough. Certain lust-inducing foods can help you put the va-va-voom back into the bedroom.


Global warming can ruin our sex lives

Global warming can ruin our sex livesLondon, Nov 4 - You should start taking global warming seriously as it's probably impacting your life in more ways than you can imagine.

The research suggests that as the temperatures increase, people may feel less inclined to have sex or, as the report from the National Bureau of Economic Research more delicately puts it, their "coital frequency" could diminish, the Independent reported.


Discussion with parents' key to 'safe sex' among teens

Discussion with parents' key to 'safe sex' among teensWashington D. C., Nov. 3 - A new study has revealed that talking about sex with parents, especially with mothers, promotes safer sex among teenagers.

For the study, Laura Widman of North Carolina State University and co-authors pooled data of more than 25,000 adolescents to examine the effect of parent-adolescent sexual communication on safer sex behavior among the youth.


Not everyone regrets one-night stands!

Not everyone regrets one-night stands!London, May 29 - An adult confessions website has found that people don't regret one-night stands.

The new website aims to chronicle our hook-up culture by allowing people to anonymously share their stories.

The Casual Sex Project gives people a platform to tell honest and candid stories of their one-night stands.


Women have full body overhaul before having sex with new partner: Study

Women have full body overhaul before having sex with new partnerLondon, May 14 - A new study claims that women have a full body overhaul, that includes a facial, spray tan and blow dry, before hopping in the sack with a new partner.

The research by luxury underwear brand Bluebella has found that women splash out on new knickers and a range of beauty treatments before having sex with a new partner, the Daily Star reported.


Most men last only 2 minutes in bed: Expert

Most men last only 2 minutes in bed: ExpertNew York, April 23 : Men won't like this. Women won't enjoy this. But the truth is out. An astonishing 45 percent of men finish sex too quickly - in flat two minutes!

"Two minutes is way too speedy for the average woman to be able to have an orgasm through vaginal penetration alone," famous author Harry Fisch was quoted as saying on nerve. com.


Reasons to have sex in your 60s revealed!

Reasons to have sex in your 60s revealed!Washington, February 7 : Women in their 60s, who feel that they no longer have the hormones that supported their earlier sex drive, now have a sigh of relief.

Huffington Post has come up with some very good reasons that will make the older women reconsider getting in the sack for some action.


Top tips to boost your sex life revealed

Top tips to boost your sex life revealedLondon, Jan 15 : A relationship expert has revealed some ways in which you can improve your sex life.

Jo Hemmings said that any kind of exercise is a great mood booster, and getting intimate can be used as an opportunity for the couple to work up a sweat. She said that sex also has the added benefit of helping fight off infections by enhancing immunity, the Daily Star reported.


Wait for women's libido-boosting drugs just got longer

Wait for women's libido-boosting drugs just got longerWashington, Dec. 12 - A US pharmaceutical company, which is developing drugs to treat low sexual desire in women, has revealed that they have reached an impasse with the Food and Drug Administration over its drug, flibanserin.

Since women's sexual issues are more psychological, than physical, Sprout Pharmaceuticals said that the drug works by acting on brain chemicals connected to mood and appetite, Fox News reported.


Having better sex life can help you live longer

Having better sex life can help you live longerWashington, Nov 29 - A new study has revealed that sex can be one of the secrets to good health, youth and a longer life.

The research, which was conducted on fruit flies, found that male fruit flies that perceived sexual pheromones of their female counterparts- without the opportunity to mate- experienced rapid decreases in fat stores, resistance to starvation and more stress. The sexually frustrated flies lived shorter lives.


Men regret moving too slowly sexually while women regret moving too fast!

Men-WomenWashington, Nov 26 : A team of researchers, studying how human emotions such as regret can play an important role in survival and reproduction, have suggested that men are more likely to regret not taking action on a potential liaison, and women are more remorseful for engaging in one-time liaisons.


One in four men fake 'I Love You' during sex

One in four men fake 'I Love You' during sexMelbourne, Nov 4 - A new study has found that men are more likely to fake an " I love you" during sex.

The study revealed that 25.4 percent or a quarter of blokes lying about their affections in the heat of the moment, as opposed to just 6.1 percent of women.

The new survey by The Sunday Telegraph has peeked behind Australian bedroom doors and the results are certainly revealing.


5 ways to have more sex during holidays

5 ways to have more sex during holidaysNew York, Dec 12 : 5 ways to make the six super-fast weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year's as sexy has been revealed.

Karen Siff Exhorn has compiled a list that appears in the Huffington Post that details tips on how to have more sex during holidays.


Teens with smartphones 'have more sex'

Teens with smartphones 'have more sex'London, Oct 31 : Teenagers with smartphones have more sex than those with ordinary mobiles, a study found.

Teens who access the internet through their phones are also more than twice as likely to engage in sex with a person they met online than those without access.


Missing protein `kick-starts` male fertility

Missing protein `kick-starts` male fertilityWashington, September 22 : Adding a missing protein to infertile human sperm can "kick-start" its ability to fertilise an egg and dramatically increase the chances of a successful pregnancy, researchers say.

A team of researchers from Cardiff University first found that sperm transfers a vital protein, known as PLC-zeta (PLCz), to the egg upon fertilisation.


Over 33pc men `too fat to see their own penis`

Over 33pc men `too fat to see their own penis`London, September 17 : One in three men are too fat to see their own penis beneath their bulbous bellies, a new study has revealed.

A shocking 33 percent of 35 to 60-year-olds are so overweight that their manhood is hidden from sight when they stand upright and look downwards.


Female condom yet to gain acceptability

Female condom yet to gain acceptabilityThiruvananthapuram, Sep 11 : The female condom has not gained the kind of social acceptability in India it should have been six years after its launch but efforts are underway to reverse the trend, its manufacturer says.

But HLL Lifecare, which manufactures the condom with the support of Britain's Female Health Company (FHC), appears to be taking things on its stride as the male condom also took a long time to gain popularity.


People watch more porn in winter and early summer

People watch more porn in winter and early summerLondon, July 30 : An American study has found that people are most likely to search online for pornography in winter or early summer, suggesting that sex and mating behaviours are seasonal.

Researchers at Villanova University in Pennsylvania, led by Dr Patrick Markey, found keyword searches over the past five years relating to dirty images and movies had clear peaks and troughs, recurring at six-month cycles.


Sex in movies can influence teens’ sexual behaviours

Sex in movies can influence teens’ sexual behavioursWashington, July 26 : Young people who watch more sexual content from movies also tend to engage in more sexual behaviour and begin sexual activity at an earlier age.

This is the finding of a University of Missouri researcher's study.


6 ways to perk up your sex life

6 ways to perk up your sex lifeAustralia, June 7 : Once couples stop having sex, the relationship can become subject to detachment, anger, and even worse, infidelity or divorce.

Kidspot. com, an Australian parenting and pregnancy guide, studied what makes Australian women happy and found that women rank their pets above sex as a source of happiness.

The site further suggests various ways which can help one recognise that they have fallen into a sex rut and get that loving feeling back.


Man’s touch makes women blush

Man’s touch makes women blushLondon, May 30 : The regions of the face that redden during sexual stimulation also slightly heat up during innocent social interactions, a new study has revealed.

For the study, Amanda Hahn and colleagues at St Andrew's University in Fife, UK, used a heat-sensitive camera to map small changes of temperature in the faces of young heterosexual women while an experimenter touched them with an instrument they were told was measuring skin colour.


Sex promotes seagrass which acts as carbon sink

Sex promotes seagrass which acts as carbon sinkSydney, Jan 17 - Sex promotes greater growth of seagrass, a vegetation that doubles as a huge carbon sink and shelters marine species, reveals a study.

Seagrass meadows grew predominately via vegetative growth or cloning, using rhizomes that spread under the seabed, then send out roots and shoots, says a recent research at the University of Western Australia Oceans Institute.


Low-carb diet may help overweight girls beat obesity risk

 Low-carb diet may help overweight girls beat obesity riskWashington, Dec 4 : Diet low in carbohydrates may help prepubescent girls beat risks associated with obesity including diabetes and heart diseases, a new study has suggested.

According to research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, a reduction in dietary carbohydrates improved various metabolic indicators in overweight African-American girls even in the absence of weight-loss.


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