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.

Blood Pressure

Mobilising against hypertension

Lifestyle-related disease is on the rise in South Africa, including high blood pressure. An ingenious partnership involving Oxford University is putting the nation’s extensive mobile phone network to work in ... Full story

Low Testosterone

Testosterone May Contribute to Colon Cancer Tumor Growth

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Previous cancer research has revealed that women are less likely than men to suffer from non-sex specific cancers such as cancer of the colon, pancreas and stomach. ... Full story

Medical Breakthroughs

Researchers Uncover Novel Blood Biomarkers To Better Monitor Therapy Effectiveness for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Children's National Health System researchers and other teams have uncovered a wide range of blood biomarkers in patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) that may provide significant insights into evaluating ... Full story

Pregnancy and Childbirth

Electrical 'earthquakes' of brain predict outcomes for pre-term babies

Scientists at QIMR Berghofer Scientists at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute have combined physics with physiology to make a discovery which could improve the lifetime health of extremely premature babies. ... Full story

Breast Feeding

Breastfeeding protects against environmental pollution

A piece of research by the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country analyses the effects of PM2.5 pollution particle matter and NO2 in pregnant women and their offspring ... Full story

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