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Testosterone may play modest role in menopausal women’s sex drive

Study suggests relationships, emotional health have greater influence than hormones ...

One in ten British men say they have paid for sex

11% of men in Britain report ever paying for sex and 3.6% report paying for sex in the past five years, finds ...

Australians have more varied sex lives than a decade ago

We're having less sex but we've embraced a wider repertoire of sexual behaviours, according to a new national report revealing how our sexual habits and preferences have altered in the past ten years. ... Full story

Study highlights motherhood complexities for gay, bisexual women

Lincoln, Neb. - In the popular narrative, motherhood among lesbians or bisexual women is usually viewed in one of two ways: non-existent, or seeking evidence of a lesbian baby boom. ... Full story

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. ... Full story

New Guidelines for Reproductive & Developmental Toxicity Testing of Oligonucleotide Drugs

New Rochelle, NY — Oligonucleotide-based therapeutics present unique challenges when it comes to testing their potential to cause reproductive and developmental harm. New consensus guidelines for toxicity testing that take into consideration the combined chemical and biological characteristics of these novel biopharmaceuticals are presented in Nucleic Acid Therapeutics, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. publishers. ... Full story

Sexual preference for masculine men and feminine women is an urban habit

Research suggests that preferences for highly masculine men and feminine women may emerge only in highly developed environments ... Full story

‘Overwhelming tide’ of rulings in high courts supporting same-sex marriage, UB law expert says

“I have always believed that same-sex couples should have the right to marry,” says Michael Boucai, UB associate professor of law. ... Full story

Puberty blues - are hormones really to blame?

A world-first study that is unraveling the effects of puberty hormones on teenage mood, behaviour and social well-being will be discussed as part of a free public talk at University of Sydney on Wednesday 29 October by adolescent health expert Professor Kate Steinbeck. ... Full story

MIT announces steps intended to minimize unwanted sexual behavior

President Reif: “Sexual assault violates our core MIT values. It has no place here.” ... Full story

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