February 14, 2014 - 10:50 am
This week, we take a look at some completely unscientific surveys that give us a fun peek into the brains of others this Valentine’s Day.
February 12, 2014 - 12:58 pm
The Food and Drug Administration has approved 24 drugs for male sexual dysfunction and zero for women. After rejecting an application for a drug to improve female libido in December, the agency has reconsidered its decision and is giving the manufacturer another chance.
February 6, 2014 - 4:21 pm
A study released this week adds to a growing body of laboratory evidence that many lubricants reduce the motility of sperm. The issue of whether couples should use lube if they’re trying to get pregnant, however, is not entirely settled.
February 5, 2014 - 3:12 pm
A new study looks at college students’ behavior with regards to sex and drinking while on spring break and how
that behavior is related to what they think everyone else is doing.
February 5, 2014 - 9:01 am
Despite a mounting body of evidence to the contrary, there continues to be a fear among adults that vaccinating young people against an STD is akin to giving them a license to have sex. Yet another study promises this isn’t going to happen.
January 31, 2014 - 5:15 pm
This week, the United States could learn a lot from a UK town about preventing unintended pregnancies, the United Arab Emirates is mandating that women breastfeed their children for a full two years, and a study looks at sex after breakups among college students.
January 31, 2014 - 9:03 am
We all know that Lyme disease comes from the dreaded deer tick, but a new study suggests that it might also be sexually transmitted. Other experts, however, caution that while we should pay attention to the study’s findings, we should not overact.
January 27, 2014 - 9:23 am
A 13-year-old student recently took a picture of a poster hanging at her school that listed ways in which couples can express affection, including grinding and oral sex. Some parents are outraged, and the sex ed curriculum is now under review. But should it be?
January 24, 2014 - 10:23 am
This week, Chicago launches a new initiative to up the number of teens who get vaccinated for HPV, a Spanish study makes headlines about how rich people supposedly have better sex, and a New York Times op-ed urges safe sex for seniors.
January 23, 2014 - 9:51 am
Swedish doctors plan to implant embryos into the new wombs soon, though no one knows if the organs can support a growing fetus. Furthermore, some experts are concerned that the risks to the potential mother and child, not to mention the donor, far outweigh the possible benefits.