Tag: sex

Safe sex or risky romance? Young adults make the rational choice

Astudy published in the journal Psychological Science found that young adults—contrary to how they are sometimes portrayed in the media—tend to make highly rational decisions when it comes to selecting potential romantic partners. This is not to say that young adults make risk-free choices, but they appear to consider both the risks and benefits of

Luxury Sex Toys That Are Totally Worth the Splurge

Even though we’re all more than capable of living a full, beautiful and satisfying life on a budget, sometimes you want to throw your money at something a bit extra and a bit more luxurious. It could be the high tech (but easy to lose) ear buds, a fancy lady wrap dress, a professional quality

Real People On the Worst Sex Advice They've Ever Received

Whether you’re trying to spice things up with your significant other or connecting with a new partner, navigating your sex life can be complicated. So you might just turn to someone you trust for a bit of their hard-earned wisdom and some tips. But often the sex advice you might get from family, friends or

The Best Non-Vibrating Sex Toys Money Can Buy

In recent years, the phrase “sex toy” has become synonymous with the word “vibrator”—even though the two aren’t quite the same. Sure, vibrators largely dominate the sex toy space. But there are tons of other toys out there that don’t buzz, rumble, or even really move at all. These non-vibrating sex toys deserve just as

Woman with allergy to penicillin has anaphylactic shock after sex

Woman, 46, with severe allergy to penicillin goes into anaphylactic shock after having unprotected sex with her husband who was taking the antibiotic The unidentified woman had diarrhoea, dizziness and blotchy skin after sex Patient was taken to A&E where medics thought she was suffering from sepsis She revealed she had an allergy to penicillin

Alzheimer’s disease: Sex affects tau accumulation in the brain

The strongest genetic risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease is the apolipoprotein E type 4 allele (ApoE ε4). Research presented by Manish Paranjpe at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) used positron emission tomography (PET) to show that women who are ApoE ε4 carriers and already experiencing mild

Sex into old age: to Hear the Request, really?

Study examines the sexuality in old age How old people deal with their sexuality, is an issue to which little attention is paid to the wins in our rapidly aging society, however, is becoming increasingly important. A recent study has examined the sexual activity, the sexual thoughts and intimacy in old age. Probably no one

Why a ‘sex strike’ is unlikely to improve access to abortion

Last week the US state of Georgia passed abortion laws that wind back some of the hard-fought reproductive rights won through America’s landmark abortion case Roe v Wade. The new legislation restricts abortion once “cardiac activity” can be detected. Since this usually occurs at around six weeks of pregnancy – at which point many are

Rekindling your sex life after a heart attack

(HealthDay)—Having sex after a heart attack is a concern not only for men, but for many women, too. Because of fear and a lack of information, many may think it’s no longer possible to enjoy a sex life. Fortunately, that’s rarely the case. However, while many women do resume their sex lives within months after

Xeno/endobiotic metabolism potencies vary between strains and sex in rats

Rats are commonly used in nonclinical pharmaceutical studies to investigate the safety, efficacy and pharmacokinetic profiles of drug candidates before they are entered into clinical studies. Most compounds administered via the oral route are metabolized in the liver and intestine, so the metabolism is a key determinant of pharmacokinetics. The uridine 5′-diphospho-glucuronosyltransferase (Ugt) superfamily is