Love, Sex, and Relationship Health News

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12/21/2004
Ill Loved Ones Deserve Special Care During Holidays

Listening to their needs, wants may be best gift you can give them

12/20/2004
'Tis the Season to De-Stress

Holidays can bring jangled nerves or jingle bells, experts say

12/17/2004
Do Hungry Guys Prefer Heftier Gals?

Study suggests men's tastes change before, after meals

12/15/2004
Study Looks at Link Between Alcohol, Spouse Abuse

Violence can continue years after drinking subsides, research says

12/2/2004
FDA Panel Votes Against Testosterone Patch for Women

Says there's not enough safety data to support approving treatment for those with diminished sex drives

11/19/2004
Obesity a Major Obstacle to Good Sex Life

Extra weight depletes desire, performance, study finds

11/15/2004
Social Support Systems Help Abused Children

A stable environment protects against depression, study says

11/5/2004
Unsafe Sex Common Among Those With HIV

Study finds 23% of patients still engage in the practice

10/28/2004
CDC: Chlamydia Testing Disappointingly Low

Most sexually active women not tested for the sexually transmitted disease

8/19/2004
'We're Done' Can be Predicted Before 'I Do'

Sensitivity, support foretell marital success; negativity, sarcasm its failure

8/5/2004
Recreational Use of Viagra on the Increase

Study finds threefold jump in younger men

7/29/2004
How Clint Eastwood Rouses Guys' Love Hormone

Think Bridges of Madison County, not Dirty Harry

7/28/2004
Clues to Courting Behavior Found

Nerve cell cluster gives male fruit flies suave mating style

6/16/2004
Genetics Could Keep Mickey and Minnie Together

Scientists turn promiscuous male mice into monogamous mates

5/17/2004
Realistic Expectations Pivotal to Marital Bliss

Study finds couples who set sights too high are headed for a fall

5/14/2004
People Need People to Stay Healthy

Those who belong to churches, civic groups and social clubs fare better

5/10/2004
Sexual Problems Cut Across National Boundaries

Study finds patterns are the same in different countries

4/20/2004
Scrawny Beats Brawny for Women Seeking a Life Mate

But quick flings are a different thing

4/15/2004
Love Mends a Broken Heart

Heart attack patients fare better with partners, friends

4/9/2004
The Great Sexual Divide Starts Early

Girls prefer intimacy, while boys want to get going

4/6/2004
Frequent Ejaculation May Ward Off Prostate Cancer

Study finds no harm and possible benefit in increased sexual activity

2/19/2004
Empathy Not Just an Idea

Seeing loved ones in pain activates brain's emotional circuitry

2/12/2004
Math and Marriage: A Match Made in Heaven?

Formula predicts which couples will stick together

2/11/2004
Living Together No Guarantee of Marriage

Study says many cohabiting couples never tie the knot

2/9/2004
Children and Divorce

Avoid using your kids as go-betweens

9/19/2003
Pleasing Partners Prolong Pain

A helpful spouse may extend chronic pain, study finds

8/20/2003
FDA Approves Alternative to Viagra

Nod for Levitra ends impotence pill monopoly

8/11/2003
Overweight TV Characters Have Image Problem

Study finds few chances for sympathy on rare times they appear

8/5/2003
Relationships Give Women Longevity

Marriage in particular helps older women live longer, study finds

6/26/2003
Envy Eats Away at Everyone

Jealousy much the same in men and women, study says

6/20/2003
Unsafe Sex Rates High in Miami Beach, S.F.

Young gay men aren't being careful, surveys find

6/12/2003
Reclaiming Intimacy After Cancer

Patients report difficulty and doctors don't always warn them

6/11/2003
Close Identical Twins Live Longer

Emotional bonds seem to make a difference in longevity, study finds

6/10/2003
Music Mirrors Your Mind

New research shows your tastes tell a lot about your personality

5/30/2003
You've Got That Not-So-Loving Feeling

When a third party is involved

5/1/2003
Love Blooms in Doubt

Ideal relationships are just that

5/1/2003
Snow on the Roof Doesn't Douse Fire Below

People are sexually active through old age, but problems are widespread

4/22/2003
Through Sickness and in Health

When one spouse cares for the other

3/28/2003
Marital Bliss Not a Guarantee

Kind of person you are before you tie the knot is key, researchers find

2/28/2003
Female Condom Has Its Limits

Breakage is unlikely, but improper use raises risk

2/14/2003
Headaches a Lover's Bane on Valentine's Day

Food and romance can trigger migraines

2/13/2003
There's No Masking Mouse Lust

Pheromones tell mice who's boss, who's related, and who's looking for love

2/12/2003
Your Kiss Is All Right With Me

Study finds most turn heads to right before puckering up

1/16/2003
Study Backs Disclosure of HIV to Partners

Finds couples no likelier to break up after notification

12/17/2002
Drop in Abortions Tied to Morning-After Pill

Emergency contraception credited with 43% of decline in 2000

10/11/2002
Will Wearing Specs Hurt Dating Prospects?

Study finds those wearing contacts feel more confident

9/26/2002
Your Teen's Home in Bed. Should You Worry?

Sex survey shows first time usually at home or at partner's house

9/16/2002
Scientists Turn On a Fruit Fly's Turn-On

Brain 'switch' controls sexual preference in males

8/6/2002
Narcissists Make Lousy Lovers

Self-love can get in the way of romantic love, study finds

8/6/2002
PMS Spreads the Misery Around

Survey finds it has bad impact on friends and lovers of women with condition