Sexuality
Medical News Today: What to do about dry skin on the penis  MNT · 17 hours
Dry skin on the penis may have a variety of causes, including unlubricated sex or masturbation, eczema, or psoriasis. Many home remedies, such as... more
How corn's ancient ancestor swipes left on crossbreeding  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Determining how one species becomes distinct from another has been a subject of fascination dating back to Charles Darwin. New research led by Carnegie's Matthew Evans and published in Nature Communications elucidates... more
Sperm quality among Swiss men in ‘critical state’, say experts  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Swiss men have the worst quality sperm in Europe, with 17 percent of Swiss men being considered “sub-fertile”, according to new research. more
HHS rolls back protections for transgender people  ABC NEWS · 1 day
A new Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services more
New Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services  ABC NEWS · 1 day
New Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services more
Older male crickets attract more females—but have less sex  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Older male crickets are better at getting females to live with them—but they mate less than younger rivals once they find a partner. more
Sexual harassment rates are above national average in California, reports study  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
In the state of California, reported incidences of sexual harassment are 5 percent higher for women and 10 percent higher for men than the national average, report the... more
Egyptian fruit bats trade food for sex  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A new study finds that female Egyptian fruit bats form bonds with particular male bats to exchange mating for nourishment. more
Study reveals hidden changes that happen to female heart during perimenopause  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
It's known the female heart changes after menopause, but a new University of Guelph study is the first to reveal hidden changes that are happening during... more
These fruit bats trade food for sex  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Egyptian fruit bat females living in captivity will consistently take food right from the mouths of their male peers. Now, the team that made that discovery is back with new evidence to explain why... more
Young Women Have Higher Gut Bacterial Diversity than Young Men  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
In a new study in the journal mSystems, an international team of researchers analyzed the relationship... more
One billion year old fungi found are Earth's oldest  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Scientists have unearthed fossilised fungi dating back up to one billion years, in a discovery that could reshape our understanding of how life on land evolved, research showed Wednesday. more
Poor semen quality in Switzerland  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A marked decrease in sperm count has been observed. And in Switzerland? Researchers have undertaken the first nationwide assessment of the semen quality. The scientists assessed the number of spermatozoa, their motility and morphology. The results were well... more
Positive aspects of masculinity helps improve boys' attitudes toward relationship violence  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A program aimed at reducing violence against women and girls by focusing on positive expressions of masculinity changed the attitudes of middle school boys who may... more
One billion year old fungi found is Earth's oldest  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Scientists have unearthed fossilised fungi dating back up to one billion years, in a discovery that could reshape our understanding of how life on land evolved, research showed Wednesday. more
Psychotherapeutic approach for youth who have suffered physical or sexual abuse  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
There have not been many scientifically evaluated therapies for teens and young adults who have suffered physical or sexual abuse until now. more
Study questions European Parliament's perception as champion of gender equality  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
The European Parliament is often viewed as the most democratic and gender equal decision-making institution of the European Union. A new Journal of Common Market Studies article critically... more
Gender diversity good for businesses and economies: UN  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Companies that improve gender diversity—especially at the top—perform better and rake in higher profits, while countries that increase women employment see better economic growth, the UN said Wednesday. more
Students impacted by inequality of their family's origins  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
The gender stereotypes and cultural norms of a child's family heritage impacts their academic performance in Australian schools, research led by the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre shows. more
New book reveals the extent to which women are undervalued in global value chains  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
A new book by Professor Stephanie Barrientos consolidates more than 10 years of research on contemporary working conditions and gender... more
Soy foods linked to fewer fractures in younger breast cancer survivors  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
A new study has found that diets high in soy foods are associated with a decreased risk of osteoporotic bone fractures in pre-menopausal breast cancer survivors. more
Ex-nurse accused of raping patient appeals HIV testing order  ABC NEWS · 5 days
A former nurse charged with sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman who later gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care facility has appealed an order requiring a test to determine if... more
Ancient Egyptians Built This 4-Towered Fortress More Than 2,600 Years Ago  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered the ruins of an ancient fortress dating to the 26th Dynasty, the last dynasty in which native Egyptians ruled before the... more
Judge: Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm  ABC NEWS · 5 days
A judge has cleared the way for the parents of a 21-year-old West Point cadet fatally injured in a skiing accident to use his frozen sperm... more
Medical News Today: How to treat and prevent razor burn near the vagina  MNT · 5 days
Shaving the hair around the vagina can sometimes cause razor burn, which can lead to skin irritation and pain. Razor burn tends... more
Sextuplets born in Poland; mother and newborns doing well  ABC NEWS · 5 days
A 29-year-old woman has given birth to six babies in Poland in what is believed to be the country's first-ever case of sextuplets more
Poland welcomes sextuplets; 4 girls, 2 boys doing well  ABC NEWS · 5 days
A hospital in southern Poland says sextuplets have been born through cesarean section and all are said to be doing well more
Bonobo ‘helicopter’ moms stand guard while their sons mate  Science Magazine · 5 days
Mothers introduce them to fertile females, then break up the mating attempts of other males more
Bonobo moms play an active role in helping their sons find a mate  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Many social animals share child-rearing duties, but research publishing May 20 in the journal Current Biology finds that bonobo moms go the... more
Exposure to EDCs can affect sexual development and reproduction of future generations  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Exposure to environmental pollutants can cause alterations in brain development that affect sexual development and fertility for several generations, according to findings to be... more
Study points to need for improved medical care access for sexual minority cancer survivors  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Results from a study published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, point to the... more
How allergens in pollen help plants do more than make you sneeze  SCIENCE-NEWS · 6 days
A plant’s view of what humans call allergens in pollen grains involves a lot of crucial biology. And sex. more
New findings could lead to improved vaccinations against sexually transmitted infections  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
In a new study, researchers show how skin vaccination can generate protective CD8 T-cells that are recruited to the genital tissues and could be used as... more
Luminescence of coprecipitated titanium white pigments: Implications for dating modern art  Science Magazine · 1 week
Material analysis of cultural artifacts can uncover aspects of the creative process and help determine the origin and authenticity of works of art. Technical studies on... more
New findings could be used as vaccination strategy for sexually transmitted infections  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
In a study published today in the Nature Communications, researchers from King's College London have shown how skin vaccination can generate protective CD8 T-cells... more
What's behind the belief in a soulmate?  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The United States appears to be in a romantic slump. Marriage rates have plummeted over the last decade. And compared to previous generations, young single people today are perhaps spending more time on social... more
Public opinion study in Europe shows drop in anti-immigration sentiment, among other changes  MIT · 1 week
Surveys spanning recent decades also reveal geographic differences and gender gap in economic views. more
Appeals court to decide surgery for Idaho transgender inmate  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Attorneys for Idaho prison officials say doctors believe a transgender inmate who is suing for access to gender confirmation surgery is too mentally unstable to receive the irreversible medical procedure more
Why parents should think twice about tracking apps for their kids  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The use of self-tracking and personal surveillance technologies has grown considerably over the last decade. There are now apps to monitor people's movement, health, mindfulness, sleep,... more
Texas A&M student identifies unique 5-million-year-old rhino species  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Rhinoceros don't roam the prairies of Texas today, and some might not even know they once roamed the Great Plains. But one Texas A&M University student knows about rhinos: she's identified unique... more
LGBT employees in federal workplaces report worse job experiences  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Workplace inequality is visible when it involves gender and race, but less so with sexual identity and gender expression. more
Blurred lines: A pregnant man's tragedy tests gender notions  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Doctors report a tragic case of a hospital not acting urgently when a pregnant transgender man arrived in labor that ended in a stillbirth more
Calling attention to gender bias dramatically changes course evaluations  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
With growing evidence of gender bias on student course evaluations, a new intervention may help reduce bias against women instructors. Researchers added language aimed at making students aware of potential... more
Study finds sex differences in inflammation-induced anhedonia  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Inflammation reduces the brain's response to rewards in women, but not in men, according to a new study in Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, published by Elsevier. more
Calling attention to gender bias dramatically changes course evaluations  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
With growing evidence of gender bias on student course evaluations, a new intervention developed by Iowa State University researchers may help reduce bias against women instructors. more
Women's gut microbiomes appear to mature earlier than men's  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A recent study found that the age and sex of an individual strongly influences the bacterial diversity of the gut microbiome. more
A recent study confirms the new trend in feminist reggaeton music  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Reggaeton has traditionally been considered as a sexist music genre and the lyrics and choreographies usually associated with it are seen as a way of promoting... more
Medical News Today: How long you can live without water  MNT · 2 weeks
The human body requires water to function properly. The ideal amount a person needs depends on several factors including age, sex, and physical activity levels. Learn more here. more
Having an STI could benefit male animals  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Having a sexually transmitted infection and passing it on to a mate could benefit male animals, research from The Australian National University (ANU) has found. more
Study provides better understanding of bacteria’s role in recurrent UTIs  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new finding by researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas and UT Southwestern Medical Center shows that several species of bacteria reside in bladder tissue of... more
Penis enlargement surgery ineffective and potentially dangerous  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new study has shown that penis enlargement surgeries are usually ineffective and can cause substantial psychological and physical damage to men. The study results were published in the latest issue of the journal... more
Bacteria's role in recurrent urinary tract infections  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A new finding shows that several species of bacteria reside in bladder tissue of postmenopausal women who experience recurrent urinary tract infections (RUTIs). The results represent the first systematic analysis of biopsies from patients... more
Study sheds new light on urinary tract infections in postmenopausal women  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A new study suggests why urinary tract infections (UTIs) have such a high recurrence rate in postmenopausal women: several species of bacteria can invade the bladder... more
UT Southwestern study suggests why UTIs have high recurrence rate in postmenopausal women  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A UT Southwestern study suggests why urinary tract infections have such a high recurrence rate in postmenopausal women - several species of... more
Gonorrhoea may be transmitted via kissing  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Researchers in Australia have discovered that gonorrhea, which is considered to be a sexually transmitted disease, may actually be spread by oral sex and even kissing. more
The grandmother effect suggests that proximity is a factor in family size  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The human species is one of the very few, along with orcas and pilot whales, where females cease to be fertile after approximately 45... more
An Herbal Sex Supplement Sent a Man's Blood Pressure Through the Roof  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
A man's blood pressure skyrocketed to dangerous levels after he took an herbal supplement touted for sexual enhancement. more
NIH announces awards to advance development of vaccines for sexually transmitted infections  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health, today announced awards to establish four Cooperative Research Centers... more
UNC and partners receive NIH funding to identify chlamydia vaccine  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Chlamydia is the most prevalent bacterial sexually transmitted infection (STI) in the world. There is no vaccine to prevent infection. However, researchers from the University of North Carolina... more
Census: Poverty, race play role in whether parents are alive  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A new study by the U.S. Census Bureau says poverty, educational attainment, sex and race all play a role in the likelihood of someone having their parents alive... more
Bullying linked to student's pain medication use  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
In a school-based survey study of all students in grades 6, 8, and 10 in Iceland, the use of pain medications was significantly higher among bullied students even when controlling for the amount of... more
High-tech sex toy for women wins back a rescinded award  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A trade group has reinstated an award to the makers of a robotic sex toy for women that it had taken away four months ago for not keeping... more
Study finds higher use of pain medications among bullied students  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
In a school-based survey study of all students in grades 6, 8, and 10 in Iceland, the use of pain medications was significantly higher among bullied students even... more
Fewer than half of British men and women have sex at least once a week  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Fewer than half of men and women in Britain aged 16-44 have sex at least once a week,... more
The Latest: California OKs new sex education guidance  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
California has overhauled its sex education guidance for public school teachers, encouraging them to talk about gender identity with kindergarteners and giving advice to help LGBT teenagers navigate relationships and practice safe... more
California overhauls sex education guidance for teachers  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
California has overhauled its sex education guidance for public school teachers, encouraging them to talk about gender identity with kindergartners and giving advice to help LGBT teenagers navigate relationships and practice safe sex more
The Latest: Officials recommend against sex education books  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
California education officials have recommended against suggesting teachers use certain books to help students understand sex education more
California close to revising sex ed guidance for teachers  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
California is close to overhauling its guidance for teaching sex education in public schools, offering teachers a framework for talking to kindergartners about gender identity and discussing masturbation with middle-schoolers more
The Latest: Parents protest California's new sex ed guidance  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A few hundred protesters have gathered to protest proposed changes to sex education guidance for California's public school teachers. more
Genetic architecture and sex-specific selection govern modular, male-biased evolution of doublesex  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
doublesex regulates early embryonic sex differentiation in holometabolous insects, along with the development of species-, sex-, and morph-specific adaptations during pupal stages. How does a highly... more
Watch Egyptian Desert Transform As Crop Circles Sprout in Time-Lapse Video  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
A new time-lapse video shows hundreds of dark crop circles springing up in the Egyptian desert. It uses a series of satellite images dating back to... more
Head of embattled UNAIDS to leave post immediately  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The U.N. AIDS agency says its executive director is leaving the post immediately, following allegations he mishandled sexual assault claims at the agency more
UNAIDS says its top executive is leaving immediately, after claims he mishandled sexual assault allegations  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
UNAIDS says its top executive is leaving immediately, after claims he mishandled sexual assault allegations more
How highly sexualised imagery is shaping 'influence' on Instagram—and harassment is rife  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Australians are some of the most active social media users in the world and Instagram is particularly popular. One in three of us have... more
Arctic rivers provide fingerprint of carbon release from thawing permafrost  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The feedback between a warming climate and accelerated release of carbon currently frozen into permafrost around the Arctic is one of the grand challenges in current climate research.... more
A plan to cover immigrants would divert public health dollars  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
California Gov. Gavin Newsom wants the state to provide health coverage to low-income young adults who are in the country illegally, but his plan would siphon public health... more
California set to change sex education guidance for teachers  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The California board of education is set to vote Wednesday on new guidance for teaching sex education in public schools that some opponents are calling obscene more
Arctic rivers provide fingerprint of carbon release from thawing permafrost  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
The feedback between a warming climate and accelerated release of carbon currently frozen into permafrost around the Arctic is one of the grand challenges in current climate research.... more
Singapore oulaws 'revenge porn', 'cyber-flashing'  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Singapore has outlawed "revenge porn" and "cyber-flashing"—sending unsolicited images of one's private parts —the latest country to clamp down on sexual offences committed online. more
Research in preclinical models suggests promising anti-HIV-1 vaginal microbicide  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A vaginal microbicide that could prevent sexual transmission of HIV-1 in women has tremendous potential for saving lives and helping staunch an epidemic. more
Social media has limited effects on teenage life satisfaction  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A study of 12,000 British teenagers has shown that links between social media use and life satisfaction are bidirectional and small at best, but may differ depending on gender and... more
Drug candidate for reversing mucosal barrier damage by HIV  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Investigators tested a laboratory-made version of a naturally occurring protein (recombinant fragment of human Surfactant Protein D or rfhSP-D) on bioengineered vaginal tissues, immune cells and microbes to determine if... more
Caster Semenya, Testosterone and the History of Gender Segregation in Sports  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
Sports are segregated by sex. But what happens when athletes don't fit neatly into sport's definition of gender? more
Female flies respond to sensation of sex, not just sperm  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Female fruit flies can feel when a sexual partner is a good fit. Scientists have long known that proteins in a male fly's ejaculate make female flies temporarily... more
Sexual aggression key to spread of deadly tumours in Tasmanian devils  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Tasmanian devils have a reputation as a fearsome animal – most of the time this is undeserved. When it comes to the mating season, however, it's... more
Is blinded review enough? How gendered outcomes arise even under anonymous evaluation  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Even when a scientist's gender wasn't revealed, female scientists got a lower score than males for grant proposals they submitted for review, according to... more
Medical student evaluations appear riddled with racial and gender biases  SCIENCE-NEWS · 3 weeks
Women and minorities are more frequently described by personality in medical student evaluations, but men are described by their skills, a study says. more
Stop the stigma: 'HIV transmission with suppressive ART is zero'  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A new study has provided further evidence that taking antiretroviral therapy (ART) reduces the risk of HIV being transmitted between gay couples to effectively zero. more
Single molecule puts sperm on track  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Sperm start their sprint to the ovum when they detect changes in the environment through a series of calcium channels arranged like racing stripes on their tails. A team of Yale researchers has identified a key... more
The Oral and Genital Herpes Viruses Are Having 'Sex.' The Result Is Worrisome.  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
There's a lot more "sex" going on between the oral and genital herpes viruses than scientists previously thought, according to a new... more
Sexual orientation development continues long past adolescence into adulthood, finds study  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A new study has shown that traditional labels of 'gay', 'bisexual' and 'straight' do not capture the full range of human sexuality, and whether a person... more
Medical News Today: Causes and treatment of vaginal cuts  MNT · 3 weeks
Vaginal cuts and tears are common and can occur when a person is removing pubic hair or engaging in sexual activity. Minor cuts or tears are generally harmless and usually... more
Chewing versus sex in duck-billed dinosaurs  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
The duck-billed hadrosaurs walked the Earth over 90-million years ago and were one of the most successful groups of dinosaurs. But why were these 2-3 ton giants so successful? A new study shows that their special... more
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