Sexual Health

How to Boost Your Libido: 10 Science-Backed Ways to Increase Your Sex Drive

Sex is an integral part of a healthy relationship, but like any part of a relationship, there are likely highs and lows in your sex life. No relationship is perfect! A common issue that couples face is one or both partners experiencing low libido. In fact, did you know that over half of American adults report being less than satisfied with their sex lives? Libido is...

Good news for menopausal women who take hops

Women who take hop-based supplements to relieve symptoms of menopause needn't fear that they will interact with other drugs, a new study suggests. Hops are the flowers of hop plants and they give beer its bitter taste. They also contain phytoestrogens and act like female sex hormones. Some women who can't use hormone replacement therapy find that hop supplements alleviate change-of-life complaints such as night...

Child rape victims at risk of reproductive cancers – Expert

Dr Ijeoma Nnodim is a lecturer and consultant paediatrician at Imo State University and Imo State University Teaching Hospital respectively. She talks to ALEXANDER OKERE about the prevention and treatment of violence against women and girls, including child sexual abuse, which seems to be on the increase in Nigeria When is a female or male child or minor said to have been defiled? The term, ‘defilement...

Higher Levels of Outdoor Light at Night May Be Linked to Increased Breast Cancer Risk

By Susan Moench, PhD, PA-C Postmenopausal women living in areas with high levels of outdoor light had an increased risk of developing breast cancer, according to results of an analysis of data collected as part of a large prospective cohort study that was published in the International Journal of Cancer. Results of epidemiological studies have shown an increased risk of breast cancer in women who work...

Ten things women should know about their vagina – top doctor answers questions

Worried about your vagina health? Dr Shree Datta, a gynaecologist, has answered all the burning questions that women may have about their intimate health When it comes to intimate health, many women will agree that it’s not something they’re comfortable with discussing. And no matter how much Google searches they do every evening, most questions will still not be answered. Luckily Dr Shree Datta, Obstetrician and Gynaecologist...

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Nearly 1 in 3 young men in the US report having no sex, study finds: News at IU: Indiana University

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Researchers from Indiana University say that nearly 1 in 3 U.S. men, ages 18 to 24, reported no sexual activity in...

What is the “normal” frequency of sex?

It’s human nature to wonder whether you are having more or less sex than others. But it’s a difficult question to answer. Many factors can...