2 days ago
Roseroot herb may treat depression

New York, March 27 (IANS) Roseroot may provide a herbal treatment option with minimal side effects for depression-related disorders, a new research has found. The findings published in the journal Phytomedicine suggest that those who cannot tolerate anti-depressants due to side effects can soon have an alternative in roseroot or Rhodiola rosea (R. rosea). These results are a bit ...

26 days ago
Want sex? Ask your brain first

London, March 3 (IANS) Besides hormones at work, a key brain region has been found to be involved in all three phases of the sexual pleasure cycle - wanting sex, having sex and inhibiting sex, a new research shows. The cerebral cortex region of the brain is involved in all three phases and each of these phases depends on distinct networks within the brain. It is also clear that a...

5 months ago
Vaginal orgasm don't exist at all: Study

London, Oct 7 (IANS) Junk words like G-spot, vaginal or clitoral orgasms from your dictionary as such stimulation do not exist at all. If we believe researchers, like male orgasm, female orgasm is the correct term and has nothing to do with vagina. The key to female orgasm is the female penis - the clitoris, vestibular bulbs and pars intermedia, labia minora and corpus spongiosum of the ...

6 months ago
Why Australian couples can't have 'sober' sex anymore

Sydney, Sep 22 (IANS) Most Australian couples avoid sex unless they are on alcohol or drugs to get the kick, reveal experts. According to sex therapist Jacqueline Hellyer, there has been a rise in the number of couples who have never had sober sex. It is not unusual for me to meet couples who only ever have sex in substance-induced states, she told news.com.au. The substa...

10 months ago
Use 'healthy' parts of food that get discarded

London, May 28 (IANS) Parts of fruits and vegetables like broccoli leaves and onion skin are often discarded though they contain health benefits -- and we can easily include them in our diet, say nutritionists. Laurence Beeken, food information executive at WeightLossResources.co.uk, shares information about parts of common fruits and vegetables we often discard and the ways we can easily i...

11 months ago
Yoga may be the answer to infertility

Los Angeles, April 17 - Too much stress may cause infertility among women, says a new research. An expert suggests that yoga and meditation could help in battling with the problem. Former science teacher and yoga therapist, Aliona Salaru says that stress affects the normal hormone balance in women's body and can result in major inconception, reports femalefirst.co.uk. Trying to becom...

1 year ago
Reverse erectile dysfunction with lifestyle changes

Sydney, March 29 - Reduce weight, improve nutrition, exercise more, drink less alcohol and have a better night's sleep to bring sexual pleasure back in life without medication, a promising research shows. Men suffering from sexual dysfunction can be successful at reversing their problem by focusing on lifestyle factors and not just relying on medication, according to researchers at Universi...

1 year ago
Treat sexual problems in lung cancer patients on priority: Experts

London, March 28 - Raising an issue that has been ignored for long in the case of lung cancer patients, experts have urged physicians to pay more attention on how such patients suffer difficulties with sexual expression and intimacy. It is time that doctors and scientists paid more attention to this important issue, suggested Stephane Droupy from University Hospital of Nimes, France.

1 year ago
Children 'accommodate' abusers at home: study

London, Dec 25 - It is often reported that children react to sexual and physical abuse at home in unpredictable ways, making it hard to join the dots and reach a conclusion. Now, new research tries to explain children's behaviour in response to abuse and could aid in intervention and the right treatment. Carmit Katz of Tel Aviv University's Bob Shapell School of Social Work found tha...

2 years ago
Bulging waist damages sexual, urinary functions

Washington, Aug 1 - For all you men out there - a bulging waist not only spells higher risk of blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes but also damages your sexual life and causes frequent urination, reveals a recent study. The study by New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center is the first to comprehensively show that obesity in men affects not just their hearts and me...

2 years ago
Handlebars affect female cyclists' genital health

Washington, July 10 - The level of bicycle handlebars can affect genital sensation among female cyclists, according to a new research. Researchers led by Marsha K. Guess of Yale University School of Medicine evaluated bicycle setup in terms of the link between the seat and the handlebars involving 48 competitive women cyclists. They measured saddle pressures and sensation in the geni...

3 years ago
Watching online porn turning men hopeless in bed

London, Oct 22 - If you have been one of those who have always enjoyed watching pornography, it's time to stop. New research has found that online pornography is creating a generation of young men who are hopeless in the bedroom. Exposure to lurid images and films in the new media is de-sensitising so many young individuals that they are increasingly unable to turn excited by ordinary sexua...

3 years ago
Unhealthy lifestyle linked to sexual problems

London, July 7 - Weight problems, physical inactivity, excessive drinking, smoking, and hard drugs -- facets of an unhealthy lifestyle may be linked with sexual malfunctioning in men. Additionally, people who are sexually inactive also tend to have unhealthy lifestyles, says a new study from Denmark. Researchers led by associate professor Morten Frisch, of Statens Serum Institut, Den...

3 years ago
Weight loss improves testosterone levels

London, Jun 5 - Obese men who lose weight can secrete more testosterone, the principal male sex hormone. Low testosterone levels and symptoms of male sex-related problems due to obesity may be reversible with weight loss after bariatric - surgery, latest reserach says. 'Morbidly obese men have a high prevalence of hypotestosteronenemia, or low testosterone, and of sexual dysfunction...

3 years ago
Viagra reverses nerve disease: Study

London, May 22 - Anti-impotence drug Viagra drastically reduces symptoms of multiple sclerosis - which affects the brain and spinal nerve cells - in animal models, says a study. The research by Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona - in Spain shows that a practically complete recovery occurs in 50 percent of the animals after eight days of treatment. Researchers are hopeful of clinical ...

4 years ago
Lust for mega-profits fuels drive for female viagra

London, Sep 28 - Driven by the quest for mega-profits, drug firms seem to be fostering the myth that four in 10 women have low libido and fuel their drive for a female viagra, says a new book. The book suggests that not only is the effectiveness of such treatments questionable but the claim that nearly half of all women have a problem is deliberately misleading and wildly exaggerated. ...

4 years ago
Women need to chat to pep up libido

London, Sep 19 - Women with low sex drive just need a dose of good chat to pep up their love lives -- not Viagra. A third of women who chatted with doctors about sexual dysfunction admitted having greater satisfaction with their sex lives, says a study. The finding is based on a study of 200 women in the US who took part in a clinical trial for treatment of female sexual dysfunction...

4 years ago
Middle-aged women are sexually more active

London, July 29 - Researchers have found that middle-aged women are sexually more active and enjoy better orgasms than younger women. Researchers in the US found that more than half of 18 to 30-year-olds struggle to find satisfaction between the sheets - a much higher proportion than those aged between 31 and 54. And the most sexually active group is 31 to 45-year-olds - - ahead of...

4 years ago
Depressed men with erectile dysfunction face cardio problems

London, July 13 - Men with erectile dysfunction who are depressed can also face cardiovascular risks. Cardiovascular disease is the class of diseases that involve the heart or blood vessels -. Erectile dysfunction and depressive mood are often associated, and both are linked with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and death, reports the Journal of Sexual Medicine. ...

4 years ago
One in four Chinese men impotent: Study

Beijing, July 12 - Over 26 percent Chinese men face the problem of erectile dysfunction, a study has said. Researchers with the Chinese Medical Association say among men over 40, at least 40 percent experience male impotence, a sexual dysfunction characterised by the inability to develop or maintain an erection of the penis, the China Daily reported Monday. About 83 percent of the ...

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