Love, Sex, and Relationship Health News

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8/21/2008
Abstinence-Only Programs Fall Short of Teens' Needs

It means different things to youngsters, so sex ed should be added to lineup, study says

8/13/2008
Men and Women Calculate Cost of Affairs

New research reports both biological and economic benefits are weighed

8/13/2008
Healthy Sex Life Can Extend Into 80s

But past STDs, med use and relationship issues can derail intimacy, study says

8/5/2008
Nurturing Parents Can Cut Risk of Aggression in Girls

Teens who mature early without positive feedback more likely to choose bullying behavior

8/1/2008
Centenarians Offer Long-Life Secrets

Many 100-year-olds embrace modern technology to stay young, survey finds

7/31/2008
Being Single in Midlife Could Raise Risk for Dementia Later

But worrying about things could be protective, a second study suggests

7/18/2008
Suckling Infant Triggers 'Trust' Hormone in Moms

Breast-feeding releases oxytocin, involved in bonding, release of milk in humans, animals

7/17/2008
Genetics, Social Factors Tied to Male Delinquency

Family, friends, school impact expression of certain molecular variants, study says

7/16/2008
Empathy Is 'Hard-Wired' in Children's Brains

Scans show young naturally prone to relate to pain in others, study says

7/11/2008
Workshop Helps Parents, Kids Talk About Sex

Lunch break dialogues drew both together to discuss attitudes, health issues

7/10/2008
7/9/2008
Seniors Having More Sex Than Ever

Study finds big jump in number of those over 70 who are intimate and enjoying it

6/30/2008
Genetics, Environment Shape Sexual Behavior

There's likely no one key reason for a particular orientation, research shows

6/27/2008
Start Packing for Great American Backyard Campout

National Wildlife Federation says turn off TVs, computers, venture into nature

6/25/2008
Sense of Adventure Rests in Primitive Brain Region

But dopamine reward system may also play role in less desirable addictions, expert says

6/13/2008
Pursuit of Females Dates Way, Way Back

Skeletal findings suggest men fighting over women took place even in prehistoric times.

6/9/2008
For Women, a Happy Marriage Means Sweet Dreams

Those in troubled unions report more sleep problems, study finds

5/21/2008
Vulnerability to Shingles May Hinge on Family

Most adults carry the virus but those with affected relatives at higher risk

5/5/2008
Low-Income Moms Rarely Speak to Infants During TV/Video Time

What they're watching impacts frequency of verbal interactions, study finds

5/5/2008
Adopted Children at Slightly Higher Mental Health Risk

But the vast majority of adoptees are 'doing fine,' researcher says

4/30/2008
High Self-Esteem May Mask Defensiveness

If personal feelings are 'fragile,' it's no better than having a poor view of one's self

4/24/2008
Money, Praise Similarly Activate Brain's Reward Center

Imaging shows striatum lights up, offering neural explanation for everyday behaviors

4/24/2008
Social Status Plays Role in Brain's Control of Health

Imaging shows where you are in pecking order affects performance, motivation

4/22/2008
Seniors No Strangers to Happiness

Older Americans are quite satisfied, while Baby Boomers are the least content, survey shows

4/14/2008
Testosterone Spray Improves Sexual Satisfaction in Women

Placebo did same, so expert says treat problems with conventional therapy

4/11/2008
When a Mind Begins to Disappear: A Young Family's Journey to the Dark Side

'I thought Alzheimer's, I thought gray hair,' says Chicago father of 3 who has early-onset version of disease.

4/10/2008
Postmenopausal Women's Sexual Dissatisfaction Not Linked to Heart Troubles

Study did see modest tie between displeasure, peripheral artery disease

4/9/2008
15 Million Americans Suffer From Social Anxiety Disorder

Condition keeps them from having friends and mates, survey shows

4/9/2008
Faces May Provide Clues to Sexual Attitudes

But men shouldn't presume relationship is wanted based on appearance alone, researchers add

4/3/2008
Mother-Child Bond Affects Quality of Conflict Resolution

Security determined outcome of 'terrible 2s' battles but not frequency, study suggests

3/26/2008
Social Problems in Youth Contribute to Anxiety, Depression

Those accepted early on by friends grow up healthier than those rejected, study says

2/8/2008
Mutual Resentment in Marriage Can Be Deadly

Study finds spouses die sooner in unions where anger is suppressed

1/22/2008
Same-Sex Couples Just as Committed as Heterosexual Counterparts

Two studies reveal few differences based on sexual orientation

12/10/2007
Love in the World of Alzheimer's

New relationships for those with little memory leave spouses, children facing their own altered reality, experts say

12/7/2007
Mourning Death of Loved One Raises Your Risk of Dying

First month after loss is most vulnerable time, review shows

12/3/2007
Divorce Isn't Eco-Friendly

As more couples split, there are more households and more drain on resources, study suggests

11/14/2007
A Full and Long Life, Despite Diabetes

It's all about attitude, say seniors first diagnosed in childhood

10/26/2007
Hospital Romance May Largely Be Fiction

Life on the ward doesn't match plots of steamy novels, one doctor says

10/9/2007
9/6/2007
Women's Beauty, Men's Wealth Key to Romance: Study

Speed-dating data suggests old criteria still hold sway

8/28/2007
Breaking Up Is Not So Hard to Do

The emotional distress is not as bad as predicted, college researchers find

8/22/2007
Many Older Americans Have Active Sex Lives

'Landmark' study finds only modest declines, right up through the 80s

8/6/2007
Latino Men, Women Differ on Work-Family Conflict

But they saw both as a means to well-being, study finds

7/27/2007
Female Cancer Survivors Lack Frank Sex Talk From Docs

2 of 3 women say physicians never counseled them on disease's impact on romance

7/20/2007
Family, More Than Genes, Helps Drive Divorce

Parents' experience often replicated in grown offspring, study finds

7/11/2007
Patients With Early Parkinson's Exhibit Sleepiness, Hallucinations

Gender, age, overall health key factors identifying those at risk, study finds

7/5/2007
Science Quiets Myth of 'Chatterbox' Females

Study finds men, women use same quantity of words each day

6/17/2007
Girls Who Like Dad Favor Partners Who Look Like Him

Study adds to evidence that mate selection is active process rooted in childhood

6/14/2007
Single, Free, But Not So Healthy?

Married life often means longer life, especially for men, studies find

6/13/2007
Female Seabirds Trade in Old Mates for New Models

Study found when males look ragged after few seasons of mating, they're dumped