Love, Sex, and Relationship Health News

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7/27/2015
Americans Becoming More Accepting of Gays, Lesbians, Study Finds

More people are genuinely changing attitudes, and not just bowing to cultural pressures

7/27/2015
Many Young Cancer Patients Unaware of Fertility Preservation Options

Almost 1 in 3 weren't told cancer treatment might affect ability to have a baby later

7/10/2015
Celiac Disease in Family May Up Your Risk for Related Disorders

Close relatives, including spouses, had higher odds for type 1 diabetes, lupus, sarcoidosis, study finds

7/6/2015
Attraction Can Grow With Time Spent Together

Couples who were friends first often find beauty's in the eye of the beholder, study says

6/30/2015
Women's Faces Are Redder During Ovulation, Study Says

But these subtle changes aren't detectable to the human eye

6/29/2015
Millennials More Accepting of Working Moms Than Past Generations

Survey responses reveal growing gender equality in U.S.

6/26/2015
Supreme Court's Nod to Gay Marriage a Psychological Boost to Couples: Experts

5-4 decision should help bring acceptance, respect for these committed relationships

6/25/2015
Same-Sex Marriage Offers Couples Psychological Benefits, Experts Say

Supreme Court decision to support it would also boost well-being of couples, according to social scientists

6/18/2015
Heart Rate Changes Linked to Sexual Problems in Women

Preliminary finding could lead to easier way to diagnose dysfunction, expert says

6/17/2015
Weight-Loss Surgery Can Bring Couples Closer, Small Study Finds

If both partners view procedure as a joint effort, they feel greater intimacy afterward

6/10/2015
Smiling Can Lead to New Relationships

But, study authors say grin has to be genuine

6/4/2015
Fewer Young Men Fathering Children Outside of Marriage: CDC

Rate of first-time dads having child out of wedlock fell from 1980s to 2000s, research shows

6/1/2015
Money-Dependent Spouse May Be More Likely to Cheat

Threat to their masculinity explains why men might stray, researcher says

5/20/2015
Oxytocin, Alcohol Seem to Work on Brain in Similar Ways

So-called 'love hormone' may one day help treat some psychiatric disorders, researchers say

5/8/2015
Glamour Shots on Dating Sites Draw More Prospects: Study

Even though men found women in flattering photos less trustworthy, they still wanted to date them

5/8/2015
Think More Sex Will Make You Happier? Think Again

Study of straight married couples found no emotional boost with more activity in the bedroom

5/6/2015
For Gay Children, Bullying Begins Early, Happens Often: Study

LGBT students experience higher levels of peer harassment as early as fifth grade

5/6/2015
Millennials More Tolerant, Less Promiscuous Than Their Parents

Study details Americans' changing views on sexual behavior over last four decades

4/28/2015
Divorce May Increase Psychosomatic Symptoms in Teens: Study

Fewest health-related problems occurred in adolescents with two parents living in same home

4/10/2015
Family Stress May Figure in Soldiers' Suicide Risk

Findings suggest need to support those at home, expert says

3/23/2015
Evolution May Explain Why a Curvy Bottom Drives Men Wild

Hourglass figure likely conveyed a survival advantage, researchers say

3/23/2015
Exercise Might Help His Sex Life

Men who get the most physical activity report more erections, orgasms, study says

3/18/2015
Good Sleep Is Key to Good Sex

Women who got more rest had greater desire the next day, study found

3/13/2015
Restraining Order Often Costly for Women

Lost earnings the first year can exceed $1,000, study finds

3/6/2015
When One Spouse Exercises, the Other May Start, Too

'Harness the power of the couple' to enhance health, researcher says

3/2/2015
1 in 5 U.S. Teen Girls Physically or Sexually Abused While Dating

National survey finds one in 10 teen boys also experiences dating violence

2/16/2015
Golden Anniversaries May Bring an Added Special Glow

Study sees slight uptick in sexual activity for couples married 50 years or more

2/13/2015
How to Survive Valentine's Day Without Romance

Expert offers tips to those who don't have a partner or spouse

2/13/2015
What's in a Name? Perhaps a Mate, Study of Online Dating Suggests

It can be as important as an attractive photo, researchers say

2/11/2015
Coming Out at School Better for LGBT Youth, Study Finds

Disclosure of sexual orientation leads to better self-esteem, less depression, researchers say

2/9/2015
Loved Ones Caring for Brain-Injured Veterans May Face Health Risks

Study found high levels of substance linked to inflammation in caregivers who felt anger, blame

2/5/2015
Sexual Pain Common After Childbirth, Study Finds

C-section and certain assisted vaginal births linked to more long-term problems

1/26/2015
Could Premature Birth Affect Adult Relationships, Self-Esteem?

Young people who were born preemies start having sex later than their peers, study finds

1/26/2015
Troubled Boys, Girls Have Sex Earlier, Study Finds

Disruptive behavior at age 5 was predictive in boys, age 10 for girls

1/23/2015
Keep Allergies in Mind When Planning Valentine's Day

Expert offers allergen-avoiding advice for buying gifts and planning a night out

1/13/2015
Straight Men More Prone to Jealousy Over Sexual Infidelity: Study

But emotional infidelity more upsetting to straight women, researchers add

12/15/2014
Doctors Aren't Discussing Sex With Heart Attack Survivors

Study of younger patients finds they often get misinformation

11/17/2014
Every Kiss Begins With 80 Million Germs

Couples share millions of microbes every second they smooch, researchers report

11/17/2014
Many Teens Suffer 'Cyber' Dating Abuse, Study Suggests

Researcher said the participants were part of 'high-risk' population

10/24/2014
Multiple Drug Use Raises Infection Risk for 'Swinging' Couples

Researchers cite need for safe sex practices

10/22/2014
Sleep Apnea Gear Doesn't Squelch Sex Life, Study Says

Patients who get treatment are as satisfied with lovemaking as those who don't

10/15/2014
Teen Girls May Face Greater Risk of Depression

Relationship-related stress contributes to higher rates, researchers say

10/15/2014
Family Support Tied to Safer Sex for Young Gay Males: Study

Closeness, open discussions with parents may help prevent risky sexual behavior, findings suggest

10/6/2014
Marriage Break-Up Rates Similar for Gay, Straight Couples: Study

Research tracked U.S. national data on marriage and 'marriage-like' unions from 2009-12

9/19/2014
Family Squabbles Can Derail Recovery From Cancer Surgery

Study finds infection, other complications more likely for patients with difficult lives

9/10/2014
Positions Are Key When Sex Causes Back Pain

New study says 'spooning' isn't ideal for all men with aching backs

7/24/2014
Teenage Boys Want Intimacy, Not Just Sex, Survey Finds

Small study revealed most younger males more interested in closeness, trust with a girl

7/15/2014
Gays, Lesbians Face Certain Health Challenges, U.S. Report Says

They're more likely to smoke, binge drink, but also more likely to get regular exercise

7/10/2014
Are You Tweeting Your Marriage Away?

Study says too much time spent on social media can create friction in relationships

7/8/2014
1 in 6 Teens Treated in ER Has History of Dating Violence: Study

Both males and females affected; risk goes up with drug and alcohol abuse, researchers say