Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Meth abuse driving big spike in syphilis cases

(HealthDay)—A startling increase in syphilis cases among Americans may be linked to addiction to methamphetamine and other drugs, federal health officials said Thursday.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Sexist men underestimate their power in romantic relationships

Heterosexual men with sexist attitudes may underestimate how much power they actually have in their romantic relationships, which could lead to increased aggression toward their female partners or wives, according to research ...

Health

What kind of sex do German men have at 45?

In a study by the Technical University of Munich (TUM), 12,354 men at the age of 45 spoke about sex. The study makes some discrepancies statistically tangible for the first time: for example, about 10 percent of gay men have ...

Health

Gender minorities less engaged in health-promoting behaviors

(HealthDay)—Lesbian and bisexual women and transgender adults have lower participation in health-related behaviors than heterosexual men and women, according to research published in the Aug. 17 issue of the U.S. Centers ...

Cardiology

Bisexual men have higher risk for heart disease

Bisexual men have a higher risk for heart disease compared with heterosexual men across several modifiable risk factors, finds a new study published online in the journal LGBT Health.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Who (really) wants gaydar to be accurate anyway?

Researchers from the University of Surrey, Instituto Universitario in Portugal and University of Padua in Italy, studied whether heterosexual, homosexual and lesbian men and women believe their voice is an indicator of their ...

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