Psychology & Psychiatry

Women don't fancy easy-to-seduce men

How men play the mating game is fairly well understood. But the psychological tricks and ploys women might use to attract or deceive men are less clear.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Research shows the sexes have equal spatial cognition skills

Men are not better than women at spatial cognition—such as map reading—is the principal finding from ground-breaking work by researchers at Lero, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Software, hosted at ...

Health

Having less sex linked to earlier menopause

Women who engage in sexual activity weekly or monthly have a lower risk of entering menopause early relative to those who report having some form of sex less than monthly, according to a new UCL study.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Harnessing biology and technology to develop new depression treatments

New research into the biology of depression, along with new and evolving technologies, provides the basis for developing the next generation of treatments for major depressive disorder (MDD), according to the special January/February ...

Health

Poor sexual health more common in UK women than men

Poor sexual health in the UK is more common in women and affects them in more diverse ways than men, according to a UK study published in the open access journal BMC Public Health. Out of 12,132 men and women included in ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Women's wellness: The morning-after pill

The morning-after pill is a type of emergency birth control (contraception). Emergency contraception is used to prevent pregnancy for women who've had unprotected sex or whose birth control method has failed.

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