Love, Sex, and Relationship Health News

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8/24/2009
Marital Separation May Hurt Cancer Survival

Married and never-married did the best a decade later, study shows

8/16/2009
Mimicking Behavior May Help Form Social Bonds

Subtle imitation can have favorable outcomes, monkey study shows

8/14/2009
Gays, Bisexuals Seek More Psych Services

Discrimination may be one reason why, researchers say

8/10/2009
Young Moms Follow Their Mother's Parenting Style

Fathers don't seem swayed by the maternal influence, survey finds

8/4/2009
Key Factors Define 'Prolonged Grief'

Identification of the disorder will help professionals treat the bereaved, experts say

7/10/2009
Savoring Happy Moments Helps Build Emotional Strength

Cultivating positive emotions can help ward off stress and depression, study says

6/29/2009
Maybe Men Aren't So Picky After All

Women can be just as selective when choosing mates, study finds

6/26/2009
HIV Testing Day Set for Saturday in U.S.

Assessment helps people protect themselves and their partners, organizers say

6/25/2009
Women's Sexual Health Issues Hit Home

U.S. survey finds two-thirds have had sex-related stress, anxiety

6/24/2009
Music Had Charms to Soothe Prehistoric Man

Flute find suggests early ancestors more culturally sophisticated than thought

6/10/2009
Couples in Good Relationships Sleep Better

'Don't go to bed angry' may be age-old advice, but it's true, study says

5/28/2009
Looking for Mr. Right?

For your health, pick a mate who is conscientious and, perhaps, neurotic

5/22/2009
Looks, Money, Fame Don't Bring Happiness

Study finds reaching more intrinsic goals is what leads to well-being

5/20/2009
Being a 'People Person' May Be All in Your Head

Brain areas processing sweet tastes, sexual stimuli may also key personality disorders

5/19/2009
Parents Influence Sex Decisions, Hispanic Teens Say

Survey findings may spark new pregnancy prevention tactics

5/18/2009
Love Hormone May Ease Discussion of Painful Topics

Study suggests oxytocin may help couples in therapy better deal with conflicts

4/14/2009
E-Communication Might Be Outpacing Emotion

Experiences that evoke compassion take longer to develop, study finds

4/6/2009
Male Infertility Treatment Boosts Sperm Count

Small Egyptian study uses hormone-antioxidant combo to improve odds of conception

3/25/2009
Romantic Love Can Last

Study disputes notion that passion can't be part of long-term relationships

3/23/2009
Family History Plays Key Role in Blood Clot Risk

Study finds odds more than doubled, especially if kin was diagnosed at young age

3/7/2009
In Tough Times, Kids May Find Solace With Grandparents

Benefits extend to youths' behavior as family situations change, study finds

3/4/2009
Doc-Patient Relationship May Be Key to Quality

Level of 'connectedness' could help explain disparities in care, experts suggest

2/13/2009
Chocolate for Your Valentine a Healthy Idea

Expert says the dark kind protects against cancer, along with being sweet

2/13/2009
Men, the Obvious Sex

Their attraction to potential partners is easier to read than women's, speed-dating study finds

2/11/2009
Empathy Might Be in the Genes

Mouse study suggests DNA affects how able someone is to have compassion for others

2/9/2009
Experiences Bring More Joy Than Possessions Do

Buying an outing, like going to the beach, boosts well-being, study suggests

1/30/2009
Those Who Feel Rejected Direct Hostility Toward Others

Social exclusion linked to aggression found in school shootings, other tragedies

1/26/2009
Popular or Not? Your Genes May Help Decide

Twins study suggests that sociability, shyness might be hidden in DNA

12/23/2008
Take the Holiday to the Hospital

Sharing a favorite ritual might ease a friend or family member's stay

12/18/2008
Marital Distress May Affect Breast Cancer Recovery

Outcome appears to be related to quality of marriage relationship

12/16/2008
HIV Can Penetrate a Woman's Healthy Genital Skin

Study finds virus can reach immune cells in just 4 hours

12/8/2008
Single Men Less Likely to Get Prostate Screens

This held true even for men with a family history of the disease, researchers say

12/6/2008
Avoiding a Holiday Season of Discontent

Stress is everywhere, but learning what relaxes you can help, expert says

11/19/2008
Child-Care Relationships Tied to Kids' Stress Levels

At school or home, they can raise long-term health risks, studies say

11/19/2008
Not All Smiles Are Created Equal

Study finds people struggling with rejection can spot a phony grin

11/12/2008
Most Single Adults Not Using Condoms

British study finds less than half of people in 30s, 40s use them when with a new partner

10/29/2008
Scientists Identify Brain's 'Hate Circuit'

And same 2 areas also activated by romantic love, study finds

10/28/2008
Color Red Makes Men Amorous

And study finds they're, well, clueless about its impact on them

10/23/2008
Warm Hands Warm Your Heart

Environment shapes thoughts, feelings and actions, researchers say

10/15/2008
Brain Chemical Could Spur Lovesickness

A monogamous rodent could shed light on romantic loss

10/1/2008
HIV Outbreak Began Decades Earlier Than Thought

Rise of cities, risky behavior in west central Africa between 1884 and 1924 at root, study says

9/26/2008
Active Social Life May Reduce Men's Alzheimer's Risk

Home, family, club activities appear to enhance creation of new brain cells, study finds

9/22/2008
Family History Key Player in Brain Cancer Risk

Having immediate relatives with tumors boosts one's risk for same, study says

9/19/2008
Boys as Socially Aggressive as Girls: Study

Indirect hostility by spreading rumors, gossiping, excluding others, a guy thing as well

9/19/2008
Social Exclusion May Literally Leave People Frozen Out

Findings hint frosty reception from others could generate physical feelings of coldness

9/18/2008
Girls From Poorer Areas More Likely to Have Sex Earlier

Partners are usually older boys with conduct problems, study says

9/9/2008
Job Loss Has Long-Term Impact on Social Lives

Those displaced more likely to withdraw from clubs, but older workers fare better, study finds

9/8/2008
Walking Styles a Quick Cue to Gender

Looking at joint movements alone, people could spot males vs. females, study found

9/2/2008
'Bonding Gene' Could Help Men Stay Married

One form of DNA linked to marital bliss, the other to discord, study found

8/21/2008
Face Transplants Show Promising Results

2 cases demonstrate efficacy of surgery, but tissue rejection must be monitored, reports say