Love, Sex, and Relationship Health News

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8/5/2016
Dating Apps and Self-Esteem

How do dating apps affect your mental health?

8/4/2016
Are Tinder Users Tender About Their Looks?

Some users of the dating app tended to have lower self-esteem, poorer body image, study suggests

8/2/2016
Study Dashes Millennials' Reputation as Hookup Generation

Only people born in the 1920s reported having less sex between the ages of 20 and 24

7/12/2016
How Safe Is Condomless Sex When Partner With HIV Takes Meds?

Study suggests transmission risk is low if infected person adheres to treatment

6/24/2016
Why Some Bisexuals Won't 'Come Out'

Interviews reveal common theme

6/21/2016
'Love Hormone' Gene May Be Key to Social Life

Early research ties low levels of oxytocin-linked DNA to relationship quality

6/14/2016
Shouting? The 'Silent Treatment'? How Spouses Argue Linked to Physical Ills

Study suggests couples' disagreements may spur problems like back pain, heart trouble

6/9/2016
Teen Smoking Down, E-Cigarette Use Up

CDC survey finds adolescents hear some health messages, but not all

5/7/2016
Does a Deep Voice Draw Women?

Study suggests a booming baritone is meant more to intimidate male rivals

4/21/2016
Anatomy May Be Key to Female Orgasm

Location of clitoris appears to make all the difference, researchers say

4/18/2016
Have Scientists Found 'Virginity Genes'?

Study suggests link between timing of first sex, first baby and DNA

4/4/2016
Women's Sex Lives Get a Boost After Non-Surgical Fibroid Treatment

Doctors say women need to know about this less-invasive option, although it's not suitable for all

3/28/2016
Want a 2nd Date? 'Welcoming' Body Language May Be Key

Open arms and stretched torso appeal to the opposite sex when speed dating or looking online, study contends

3/23/2016
Heavy Pot Use Tied to Social, Money Troubles in Mid-Life

But one marijuana advocate believes people who already have problems may often turn to the drug

3/17/2016
More Young Americans Support Gay Adoption: Survey

But tolerance still varies between teens and 40-somethings

2/29/2016
'Female Libido' Pill May Not Be Worth It: Researchers

Addyi carries host of serious side effects without delivering much more sexual satisfaction, review suggests

2/15/2016
Teen Dating Violence Is Target of New CDC Program

Twenty percent of girls, 10 percent of boys say they have been victimized by a dating partner, agency says

2/15/2016
Gender Equality and The Rules of Attraction

Intelligence or looks? What matters more when you're looking for a partner?

2/14/2016
A Valentine's Kiss Is Just a Kiss -- Or Is It?

Study finds people's heads turn in different directions, depending on who's receiving the sign of affection

2/11/2016
Impotence Not an Inevitable Part of Aging

Experts advise men to check with a doctor to rule out diseases or medications that may cause the problem

2/5/2016
Surviving Spouse Still Influenced By the Other

Quality of life remains the same even after one partner dies, researchers report

2/5/2016
Do More 'Selfies' Mean More Relationship Woes?

Survey of Instagram users suggests sharing these photos online may make romantic partners jealous

1/29/2016
'Til Weight Loss Do Us Part?

Spouses should be consulted before obesity surgery, researchers suggest

1/29/2016
Boys Victims of Dating Violence, Too

Survey of 'at risk' teens finds males as likely as females to suffer abuse

1/13/2016
Male Sexual Enhancement Supplements Often Ineffective, Possibly Harmful: Study

Many contain potentially risky ingredient found in drugs like Viagra, researchers add

1/8/2016
Bonding With Others May Be Crucial for Long-Term Health

For young and old, strong social ties as important as diet and exercise, researchers say

1/7/2016
Same-Sex Intimacy Nearly Three Times More Common for Women: CDC

And more females identify as bisexuals than lesbians, report says

12/7/2015
Living Together, Marriage Give Equal Boost to Women's Mental Health: Study

But when it comes to first-time commitments, men's well-being hinges on tying the knot, research shows

11/30/2015
Adolescents, Teens and Sex

Does parental monitoring of teens help prevent risky sexual behavior?

11/19/2015
Wives Worry, Husbands Get Frustrated When Problems Arise

Over the long term, men report higher levels of emotional support, less marital strain than women

11/18/2015
Once-a-Week Sex Makes for Happy Couples: Study

More than that doesn't add to connubial bliss, research shows

11/13/2015
Vitamin D Deficiency Might Be Tied to Erectile Dysfunction

Men with low levels of 'sunshine vitamin' more likely to be impotent, study suggests

11/6/2015
Gratitude May Be Key to Wedded Bliss

How you feel about your marriage hinges on whether you feel appreciated by your spouse, study finds

10/14/2015
Ebola Persists for Extended Period in Survivors' Semen: Study

Research suggests virus can hide for up to 9 months, and men can pass the virus to female partners

10/8/2015
Scientists Get Closer to Genetics of Homosexuality in Men

Researchers able to make accurate predictions 70 percent of time in study of twins

10/1/2015
Science Probes Why Beauty Is In Eye of the Beholder

Study of twins offers insight into people's wide-ranging definitions of attractiveness

9/30/2015
Could Your Cellphone Be Harming Your Love Life?

Partners don't like it if you take calls or send texts when you're spending time together, survey shows

9/30/2015
Less Sleep May Mean Less Sex After Menopause

Women who reported insomnia were less sexually active, study finds

9/8/2015
Forgiveness May Boost Older Women's Moods

But when apology is unrequited, older men are at greater risk of depression

8/24/2015
Girls Lose Friends for Having Sex But Boys Don't, Study Shows

Findings among young teens reflect traditional biases about men and women

8/24/2015
Sex Lives Best When Couples Share Child Care Duties, Survey Shows

Relationship suffered when one partner took on all parenting responsibilities

8/21/2015
Single and Happy? Your View on Relationships May Be Key

For those who avoid drama, the single life may be more satisfying than having a partner, study suggests

8/17/2015
FDA Could Approve First Female Libido Pill Soon

But flibanserin's safety and effectiveness still being debated

8/14/2015
How to Mend a Broken Heart? Your Gender May Matter

Men don't process experience or seek support to cope with end of relationships, experts say

8/10/2015
Many U.S. Adults Sext, and It May Even Help Some Relationships

Survey found three-quarters do so in context of a committed couple

8/7/2015
Parents' Happiness Key to How Big Families Grow

Study finds couples are less likely to have second child if their emotional well-being declines

8/6/2015
Social Life in Youth May Impact Health Decades Later

People who were more outgoing in their 20s had better well-being in their 50s, study found

7/29/2015
Social Life May Be Key to Suicide Prevention for Women

Friendships, activities have protective effect in middle-age, study finds

7/28/2015
Jealousy Can Drive Some to Problem Drinking, Study Suggests

Researchers say findings could help identify people at risk for alcholism

7/27/2015
Early Birth Linked to Introversion, Neuroticism in Adult Life

Study found people who were very premature at birth were more likely to be socially withdrawn