Sexual fantasies: are you normal?

Hoping for sex with two women is common but fantasizing about golden showers is not. That's just one of the findings from a research project that scientifically defines sexual deviation for the first time ever. It was undertaken by researchers at Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal and Institut Philippe-Pinel de Montréal, affiliated with University of Montreal.

Eyes and Vision

Cost-effective eye treatment bubbles to the surface

Bubbles invisible to the naked eye could provide the next breakthrough in treating heart and eye problems – and present an alternate treatment for cancer and cellulite as well. ... Full story

Female Reproductive

Steroid links fat accumulation with egg development

Baltimore, MD— Nutrition and metabolism are closely linked with reproductive health. Several reproductive disorders including polycystic ovary syndrome, amenorrhea, and ovarian cancer have been linked to malnutrition, diabetes, and obesity. ... Full story

Genetics and Birth Defects


We are about to witness a paradigm shift in genetic research. NSW Health Minister, Jillian Skinner, has announced almost $3 million towards a human genome project, which will help doctors ... Full story

Geriatrics and Aging

The economics of an ageing population

Dr Rebecca Valenzuela - Managing the balance between an economy's income and expenditure has always been a challenge for governments around the world. Throw demographic change into the mix, and ... Full story

Life style and Fitness

Study: Worked-based Wellness Programs Reduce Weight

A new study shows that workplace wellness programs can be effective in helping people lose weight by providing healthier food choices and increasing opportunities for physical activity, particularly if these ... Full story

Medical Breakthroughs

Microsecond Raman imaging might probe cells, organs for disease

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A vibrational spectroscopic imaging technology that can take images of living cells could represent an advanced medical diagnostic tool for the early detection of cancer and ... Full story

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