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The search is on for participants in a new study at Charles Sturt University (CSU) on the impact of upper limb injuries ...

Sex-related risks judged more harshly than comparable health hazards

ANN ARBOR—People with sexually transmitted infections are often irrationally stigmatized by the public, who overestimate the risk for STIs when compared to ...

WSU psychologists find distinctions for sexual orientation

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer - PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have established a categorical distinction between people who are heterosexual and those who are not. They also found notable issues on several mental health fronts. ... Full story

Fighting and Females Determine How Males Make Sperm

Why do mice have longer sperm than elephants? ... Full story

Why mice have longer sperm than elephants

In the animal world, if several males mate with the same female, their sperm compete to fertilize her limited supply of eggs. Longer sperm often seem to have a competitive advantage. However, a study conducted by researchers from the Universities of Zurich and Stockholm now reveals that the size of the animals also matters. The larger the animal, the more important the number of sperm is relative to sperm length. ... Full story

How Do Young Women View the Relationship in Fifty Shades of Grey?

New Rochelle, NY —Examining women's perceptions of the relationship between Christian and Anastasia in the popular movie Fifty Shades of Grey is a safe and valuable way to discuss healthy and unhealthy relationship dynamics, including the warning signs of intimate partner violence. Young women expressed mixed views, describing parts of the movie relationship as exciting and romantic and other aspects as controlling, manipulative, and emotionally abusive in a new study published in Journal of Women’s Health, a peer-reviewed publication from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. ... Full story

Could earthworms help us understand rising infertility rates?

A Massey University study using earthworms as a model organism is investigating the impact heavy metals and pesticides could have on our genes, in particular on our reproductive systems and fertility. ... Full story

Partners of heart defibrillator patients concerned about resuming sex

American Heart Association Meeting Report Abstract 11671 (Poster M 3004 Hall A2) ... Full story

New study investigating how to support people with disability to have sex

Supporting people with disability to have active sex lives is the subject of a unique study by researchers at Deakin University. ... Full story

Fair sharing of chores leads to better sex life

Looking for more and better sex? If you’re a man, you might consider doing the dishes once in awhile ... Full story

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