Sexual Health

Meet the two men who live together as ''transexual lesbians''!

London, Sept 5 : Two men, who were once husbands and fathers are now dressing like women and living together as a "transexual lesbian" couple.

Jenny-Anne Bishop and Elen Heart, who used to be Paul and Alan respectively, take female hormones, wear fashionable dresses, lipstick and mascara, and curl and style their hair and wigs.

Both believe that they were born in the wrong bodies and decided against sex-change surgery because of health risks at their age.


Women who binge drink indulge more in unsafe sexual practices

Washington, Sept 5: Women, who binge drink are more likely to indulge in unsafe sexual practices, and so are at an increased risk of having sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), according to a new study.

The researchers found that women, who drink more than five alcoholic beverages at one time, are likely to unsafe sexual practices – such as multiple partners and anal sex.


Virginity pledges do help adolescents delay sexual intercourse

Sexual HealthWashington, Sept 3 : Adolescents who take virginity pledges delay having sexual intercourse longer than kids who are similar to them but do not take a pledge, a new study has found.

The researchers found that only a third of participants between 12 to 17 years, who pledged to avoid having sex until marriage proceeded to break their pledge over the next three years.


UN committee reveals rampant sexual discrimination against UK women

London, September 2 : A report published by an influential committee of the United Nations highlights how sexual discrimination has been affecting British women’s daily lives.

The UN''s Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women points out in its report that British women are under-represented in Parliament, paid less than men at work, and increasingly being sent to prison for committing minor offences.


Meet the Brit woman who has 200 orgasms a day!

Carmen Meet the Brit woman who has 200 orgasms a day!London, Sept 1 : A Brit woman is bored of her sex life - because she has 200 orgasms a day.

The rumble of a train on the tracks, the purr of a hairdryer, the rhythmic drone of a photo-copier are all enough to make Sarah Carmen orgasm.

The 24-year-old suffers from Permanent Sexual Arousal Syndrome (PSAS), which increases blood flow to the sex organs.


Booze, drugs, sex posing a threat to teens’ health

London, Aug 27 : Booze, drugs, cigarettes and sex are adversely affecting the health of British teenagers, says a new report.

According to the report released by Tories, British kids as young as 11 are visiting hospital for treatment for smoking.

Moreover, hospital admissions for drug and alcohol abuse, sexually transmitted diseases and abortions have also increased drastically.


Science looks at the size issue

Science looks at the penis size issueSydney - We know for certain there's a link between penis size and how men think they measure up against each other.

If there weren't a clear correlation, email inboxes wouldn't be stuffed with offers for penis enlargements and stand-up comedians wouldn't make such a big thing of endowment.


New research may revolutionise sexual dysfunction treatment

Sexual HealthWashington, August 20: Initial results of several studies presented by young researchers at a recent conference give new hope for people with sexual dysfunction.

The researcher discussed the most cutting-edge research in sexual medicine at the 16th Annual Summer Research Conference, a collaborative project of the AUA Foundation and the Society for Basic Urologic Research (SBUR).


Bisexuality inherited from ''hyper-heterosexual'' female family members

Bisexuality inherited from ''hyper-heterosexual'' female family membersLondon, Aug 16 : Bisexual men may have inherited their attraction to males through “hyper-heterosexual” female family members, according to a new research.

Earlier studies have suggested that genes influencing sexual orientation in men also make women more likely to reproduce.


Beijing health bureau officials distribute 400,000 condoms for safe sex during Olympics

Beijing health bureau officials distribute 400,000 condoms for safe sex during OlympicsNew Delhi, Aug. 15 : About 400,000 free condoms have been distributed to 119 contract hotels of the Olympic Games to ensure that safe sex takes place during the fortnight-long event.

Other hotels in the city have also received condoms, said Jin Dapeng, the Beijing Health Bureau''s Party chief.


Male sex hormone testosterone implicated in disease transmission

Male sex hormone testosteroneWashington, August 9 : Ever wondered why males in any population are often more likely to get infected, and transmit disease? Well, American biologists say that it may be because of the male sex hormone testosterone.

Daniel Grear, Penn State doctoral student in ecology, has revealed that experiments on mice suggest that high levels of testosterone may be a key factor in spreading disease.


Noseless bicycle seats may protect men from erectile dysfunction

erectile-dysfunctionWashington, Aug 8 : Riding on bicycles with noseless saddles may protect men from erectile dysfunction, according to a new study.

Study’s first author Dr. Steven Schrader, an expert associated with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health in Cincinnati, has revealed that the study involved 90 police officers from five metropolitan regions in the U. S.


Now, a license that verifies partner’s sexual health status

sexual healthNew York, Aug 1 : A new license is revolutionizing people’s sex lives these days – it’s called STFree card.

Manhattan-based company STFree Certifications provides its health-conscious customers a sexual history "license" with a phone number on the back that enables them to prove their testing backgrounds to potential partners.


Women end up the sadder sex by midlife

Washington, July 30 : They start out as happy young adults but by midlife, women wind up being the sadder sex, courtesy their failed bid to achieve life goals, according to a new study.

The research led by Anke Plagnol of the University of Cambridge, and University of Southern California economist Richard Easterlin, is the first to use nationally representative data spanning several decades to examine the role of unfulfilled desires in a person''s sense of well-being.

The study has been published in the Journal of Happiness Studies.


Women’s sexual dysfunction is ‘real medical condition’

Washington, July 25 : Sexual dysfunction among women can no longer be treated as an outcome of their mental state only, for a new study suggests that it may result from some medical causes also.

Experts from Proctor and Gamble and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, surveyed more than 2,200 women ranging in age from thirty to seventy on sexual behaviour and level of satisfaction.

They found that the prevalence of low sexual desire ranged from 26.7 per cent among pre-menopausal women, to 52 per cent among post-menopausal women.


Bossy parents cause older teens to indulge in more sex

Washington, July 24 : Keeping a close eye on your teenage kid’s every move will actually encourage him or her to have more sex, according to a new study which provides a link between rigid parenting and increased sexual activity in older teens.

While it’s not yet confirmed if controlling mothers and fathers cause kids to have more sex, Rebekah Levine Coley, lead author of the study, said that it is wise to give children freedom.


Link between sex and lifespan uncovered

LondonSex Life, July 24: In a study on sex pheromones in a tiny worm, scientists have discovered a link between reproduction and lifespan through so-called small molecules.

After realising the importance of these "small molecules," the researchers have found that the same family of pheromones also controls a stage in the worms'' life cycle, called the long-lived dauer larva.


Viagra boosts libido in women with antidepressant-related sexual dysfunction

Washington, July 23 : Apart from its much-publicised role in boosting libido, Viagra or sildenafil is also found to improve sexual dysfunction caused due to antidepressants in women, says a new study.

Viagra, the commonly known erectile dysfunction medication is found to reduce adverse sexual effects in women with sexual dysfunction caused by the use of antidepressants.


Thai green curry is the way to a spicy sex life!

LondonSex Life, July 23: Want to make your bedroom life more adventurous? Well, in that case, turn to Thai green curry, which has been found to give a person’s libido that much needed boost.

The conclusion is based on a new research, which found that the ‘magical’ meal is full of aphrodisiacs.


Viagra ‘works for women too’

Viagra ‘works for women too’Melbourne, July 22 : Viagra doesn’t only boost men’s performance in bed, but as it turns out, women too can reap benefits from the magical pill to fight sexual dysfunction.

The study, conducted by researchers at University of New Mexico School of Medicine, showed that Viagra is effective at combating sexual dysfunction in depressed women.


Now, donkey skin to give women’s sex drives a boost!

Darwin, July 21 : Bizarre as it may sound, but chocolates, strawberries and various herbs are not the only aphrodisiacs that would provide your libido a boost, for the latest to join the list of such substances is, believe it or not, donkey skin.

As it turns out, donkey skin is used in traditional Chinese medicines that are designed to increase women''s sex drive.

And now, a Hong Kong company is trying to locate up to a million donkey skins every year to use them for making traditional medicines.


Coming soon, personal sex machines to boost your sex life

Coming soon, personal sex machines to boost your sex lifeWashington, July 20 : Want to add some more action in the bedroom? Well, all your ''naughty'' wishes are about to be fulfilled, all thanks to personal sex machines that kick pleasure into overdrive.


Health experts blame Brits ‘abroad’ for rise in sex infections

Sexual HealthLondon, July 17: With the cases of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) reaching new heights in the UK, health experts have blamed randy Brits abroad for bringing back unwanted ‘holiday souvenirs’.

Experts have warned that risky sex among Brit’s youth has driven the numbers of STIs to new highs in the UK.


Brit couples urged to have fewer sex partners as infections rise

sexLondon, July 16 : With sex infections rising sharply in the UK, couples have been warned to have fewer lovers and to stop having “overlapping” relationships.

Health experts have issued the warnings in a bid to halt the spread of sex infections.

According to last year’s reports, cases of chlamydia rose six per cent.

The Health Protection Agency (HPA) called for under 25s to be screened for it when they change lovers.


Pressure to look sexy driving under-14s to stress, anxiety

London, July 14 : A new study has shown that under-14s believe that the influence of magazines, websites and friends telling them to look and act sexually is making them unhappy, and driving some of them to self-harm and eating disorders.

It has shown that girls as young as ten are suffering from stress and anxiety as they struggle to cope with growing up in today’s society.


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