Love, Sex, and Relationship Health News

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6/1/2017
Advocating for a Loved One

The many facets of caregiving

6/1/2017
MS-Related Brain Changes May Affect Social Skills

Study might explain why some multiple sclerosis patients stop understanding what others are feeling

5/18/2017
Was It Love at First Smell?

Sight isn't the only sense involved in attraction to others, new research says

5/15/2017
'Female Viagra' May Lift a Younger Woman's Libido

But a pill might not address all the issues facing women who've lost their sex drive, researcher says

5/8/2017
Is Early Puberty in Girls a Risk Factor for Dating Abuse?

Study suggests a link, but those who mature more slowly are also at risk for physical or verbal violence

5/3/2017
The Family That Eats Together, Benefits

Fun alternatives can also strengthen family ties

4/28/2017
Happy Mom Means Less Colicky Baby

Mothers' support system also seems to have protective effect, study suggests

4/20/2017
What to Know About Online Dating Sites

Always proceed with caution when looking for love in cyberspace

4/10/2017
These 5 Life Skills Can Boost Your Odds of Well-Being

People with these traits more likely to be healthier, less lonely and more financially stable, study finds

3/22/2017
Suicide Often Leaves Mental, Physical Woes in Surviving Spouse

Rates of PTSD and depression are higher, but so too are liver problems and back pain, study finds

3/10/2017
The Secret to a Good Sex Life Is …

Affection: It's the cuddling, whispering secrets afterwards that boost contentedness, study finds

3/7/2017
More Sleep Time, Less Play Time in America's Bedrooms

Biggest drop in sexual activity seen for those married or living together, survey finds

3/6/2017
Your Sex Life May Work Wonders for Your Work Life

Employees in better mood the next day, leading to more work engagement and job satisfaction, study contends

3/2/2017
Keep an Eye Out for Eating Disorders in Loved Ones

If you suspect someone has a problem, be careful not to shame or criticize, eating disorder expert says

2/22/2017
Spoiler Alert! Most People Don't Want to Know the Future

Part of the concern: worry over pending unpleasant events, study found

2/21/2017
After Wives Suffer Stroke, Husbands Adapt to Caregiving Role

Small study reveals men's day-to-day successes and struggles in caring for disabled spouse

2/20/2017
Staying Socially Active Nourishes the Aging Brain

Researchers suggest making friends of all ages

2/17/2017
'Love Hormone' Helps Dads and Babies Bond

Brain scans show distinct response when fathers gaze at their kids

2/17/2017
Your Relationship Status and Your Health

Are married, single or divorced people less stressed out?

2/14/2017
Some Partners Need Extra Loving This Valentine's Day

If your loved one is depressed or stressed, offer some 'invisible support,' researcher suggests

2/14/2017
The Best Place to Find Your Valentine

Mississippi, Utah and Wisconsin top list of best states for lovers, survey finds

2/13/2017
The Motherlode of 'Mother Love' Chemicals

Moms secrete more dopamine when watching their own babies, study finds

2/10/2017
Do Older Guys Always Prefer Younger Women? Maybe Not

Although they may 'consider' younger mates, they also focus on women their own age, study finds

2/6/2017
Most Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancers Enjoy Good Sexual Health

Study finds especially toxic treatments were tied to later issues, but most rated sex lives as positive

2/3/2017
Obese Couples May Take Longer to Conceive

His weight appears to affect pregnancy success, too, study finds

2/1/2017
Better Sleep Could Mean Better Sex for Older Women

Study found links between too little shuteye and less sexual satisfaction, especially around menopause

2/1/2017
STDs and Fertility

Millions of women have had a condition that increases the risk of infertility, new study finds.

1/24/2017
Unlocking the Secrets of the Love Hormone Kisspeptin

Injections of the substance might boost sexual and romantic feelings, researchers say

1/23/2017
When Loved One Has Breast Cancer, Partner Suffers, Too

Anxiety is common even several years later, study finds

1/20/2017
HPV Infection in Men

More than 45 percent of men are infected with HPV, the most common sexually transmitted disease, new study finds.

1/9/2017
Do Genes Steer You to a Partner With Similar Schooling?

British study finds connections more likely when 'educational' DNA is shared

12/14/2016
A Lengthy, Stable Marriage May Boost Stroke Survival

Lifelong singles fared the worst, study finds

12/12/2016
Loneliness May Sabotage Breast Cancer Survival: Study

Weak social ties linked to higher risk of recurrence, early death, researchers report

12/6/2016
Pubic Grooming Tied to Higher STD Rates

Study finds unexpected risk comes from baring all

11/28/2016
Pediatricians Can Help When Parents Divorce: Report

More than 1 million kids a year affected in the U.S., and doctors can ease the transition, group says

11/22/2016
A Benefit of Back Pain Surgery: Better Sex

Operation often leads to more comfortable lovemaking, study finds

11/21/2016
Sexism Could Harm Men's Health: Study

Playboy attitudes and power over women linked to higher risk of mental health woes

11/2/2016
Menopause and a Decline in Intimacy

Researchers identify timing, but it can vary by race and ethnicity

10/17/2016
Nurturing Childhood May Pay Off Decades Later

Strong marriages in their 80s linked to earlier positive family experiences

10/7/2016
Study Questions the No-Sex-Before-Big-Game Advice

Researchers find no proof that it hurts athletic performance, and it may even help

10/5/2016
For Many Women, Sex Gets Better at Midlife

Doctors discuss how you and your partner can achieve greater satisfaction

9/28/2016
A Happy Spouse May Keep You Healthy

Your husband or wife can encourage good lifestyle habits, researchers say

9/20/2016
Shedding Light on Low Male Libido

In small study, half-hour of bright light each morning boosted testosterone levels, sexual satisfaction

9/20/2016
Surprise! Beer Makes You Happier, Friendlier

Study found this was especially true for women and the socially inhibited

9/6/2016
Could Good Sex Be Bad for an Older Man's Heart?

Once a week or more may take toll, study finds, but at least one cardiologist questions the findings

8/31/2016
Sex Suffers for Younger Adults After Heart Attack

Lack of interest a complaint of many women and men, study finds

8/22/2016
Teen Cyberbullies More Apt to Be Friends Than Strangers

Competition for status, hurt feelings over breakups provoke wave of aggression via texts, Facebook

8/18/2016
Who Drinks More -- Couples or Singles?

New study focuses on twins

8/16/2016
Study Finds Links Between Chronic Pain, Depression in Couples

Findings could lead to better diagnostic tests and treatments, researchers say

8/5/2016
Think Before You Sext: 1 in 4 Shares What You Send

Erotic images and messages a popular way to flirt, but don't expect them to stay private, study finds