Love, Sex, and Relationship Health News

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6/3/2010
Romance May Steer Young Adults Away From Booze, Pot

Couples less likely than singles to abuse substances after high school, study finds

6/3/2010
Donor-Assisted Conception Sparks Disclosure Dilemmas

Tell kids 'early and often,' some suggest, but others say it's not always that simple

5/27/2010
Anti-HIV Drugs May Help Prevent Spread of Virus

Nearly all partners in study remained uninfected, but 'safe sex' still urged, experts say

5/26/2010
Showing Gratitude for Partner's Generosity Strengthens Bonds

Solid romantic relationships built on mutual appreciation, researchers say

5/24/2010
Female-to-Male HIV Transmission Risk Doubles During Pregnancy

More research is needed to explore reasons why, study authors say

5/19/2010
Confiding Eases Older Men's Stress Over Sexual Problems

Unlike women, men found solace in talks with partners and friends, researchers found

5/18/2010
Relationships May Influence Surgical Residents' Career Plans

Single, childless residents more likely to specialize, survey finds

5/14/2010
Most Military Couples Satisfied With Their Relationships

Greater distress felt by soldiers whose families did not follow them to the base, study found

5/14/2010
A Woman's Touch Encourages Financial Risk-Taking

The same contact from a man had no effect, researchers found

5/12/2010
The 'Reality' of Sex Addiction Stirs Debate

Mental health experts disagree whether behavior describes a true addict

5/5/2010
Inbreeding Possible Factor in Deaths of Darwin's Children

Three died young and another three could not have children of their own, researchers say

4/30/2010
Why Spouses of Dialysis Patients Get Kidney Disease Too

Similar health habits may be to blame, study finds

4/15/2010
Being 'Blinded By Jealousy' Can Be Real

Women had trouble seeing when green-eyed monster took over, study found

4/14/2010
Study Explores Possibility of a Female Viagra

Research in animals may lead to treatment for women with sexual disorder

4/13/2010
Even As Memory Fades, Emotions Linger

Finding underscores the need to treat Alzheimer's patients with dignity and respect, researchers say

4/11/2010
A Simple 'Thank You' Brings Rewards to All

Expressing gratitude benefits both you and the person being thanked, study finds

4/7/2010
Casual Sex Increasing in U.S.

Behavior may increase need for protection from sexually transmitted diseases

4/5/2010
For Many Couples, Toll of Miscarriage Lingers

Study finds relationships often founder after failed pregnancy

4/3/2010
Working Wives Still Expected to Do It All, Study Finds

Women whose husbands work 60 hours or more a week often quit their own jobs, researchers say

3/29/2010
Massage Fosters Healing in Bereaved Relatives

Release of relaxation hormones has positive effects, researchers say

3/19/2010
With Infertility May Come Sexual Dysfunction

Stress could be a root cause, expert suggests

3/11/2010
Online Dating as Honest as Real Life

When fibs are told, men and women do so about equally, researchers say

3/5/2010
Can You Talk Your Way to Happy?

Meaningful conversations more fulfilling than small talk, researchers find

3/2/2010
Screen Time May Take a Toll on Kids' Relationships

More hours spent in front of TV, computer linked to less bonding with peers, parents, researchers say

2/24/2010
Parents' Divorce Doesn't Harm College-Age Kids

Study found those students as happy as others

2/14/2010
Office Romance OK With Most Folks

But don't let love interfere with your work, researchers say

2/12/2010
Gay Men's Evolutionary Role May Be to Help Protect Young Kin

Supporting nieces and nephews one way to perpetuate family genes, study suggests

2/12/2010
Wedding Band Makes Jealousy a Bigger Threat

Study found distrust much more damaging in marriage than in other relationships

2/12/2010
Want to Find Love? Be Giving

Study suggests helping others boosts attractiveness

1/28/2010
Personal History Linked to Feelings of Betrayal

Past relationships may play a role in what triggers jealousy in men and women, study finds

1/18/2010
Self-Control Just Might Be Contagious

People you spend time with affect your behavior, for good or bad, research finds

1/18/2010
Women's Natural Scent Most Attractive to Men

Male hormonal response strongest during female ovulation, study finds

12/25/2009
Don't Invite Holiday Stress Into Your Home

Toned-down expectations may lead to more joy, less anxiety, experts say

12/19/2009
Hoping for a Happy Family Holiday? Here's How

Efforts to understand others can help maintain peace, expert suggests

12/11/2009
Casual Sex Doesn't Cause Emotional Damage: Study

No additional risk seen for those in uncommitted relationships

12/7/2009
Sex Talk Taking Place After the Fact

Parents, children need to discuss sexual matters sooner, researchers say

12/6/2009
Never Married, Over 40, Well-Adjusted

Research debunks the 'something's wrong with being single' myth

11/26/2009
Loving Relationships May Help Block Pain

Simply seeing a loved one's photo helps people endure distress, study finds

11/19/2009
Spray May Delay Ejaculation

Using five minutes before intercourse significantly postponed orgasm, study finds

11/10/2009
Stroke Puts Stress on Spousal Relationship

Patient/caregiver roles often take the place of a partnership, researchers say

10/28/2009
Violence Between Couples May Not Be Spontaneous

Researcher suggests behavior is more calculated than it might seem

10/22/2009
Guidelines Urge Use of Erectile Dysfunction Drugs

Which product to prescribe depends on patient preferences, experts say

10/4/2009
Hairstylists Often Privy to Older Clients' Health Issues

Some see chance to steer them towards local elder services, report suggests

9/30/2009
Sexual Satisfaction May Lead to Greater Well-Being in Women

But frequency of activity cannot be considered a reliable indicator, researchers say

9/23/2009
Habits May Keep Couples Together or Tear Them Apart

If one partner smokes, drinks more than the other, marriage may suffer, study finds

9/22/2009
Tired, Stressed Docs Make More Mistakes, Study Finds

Experts urge changes throughout medicine to reduce fatigue and distress

9/18/2009
Genetics Linked to Early Sexual Activity in Kids

Impulsive traits may be passed down from parents, research shows

9/10/2009
Allergies Dampen Sex Lives

Study finds 83 percent of people with allergic rhinitis say it kills the mood

9/7/2009
Single Parents May Do as Well as Two: Study

Family stability may be more crucial than dual parents for child's success

8/27/2009
Gender Gap Exists for Giving, Too

Women more likely than men to help people outside their cultural background, study finds