Psychology & Psychiatry

The big 'O': What shapes a woman's pursuit of pleasure?

Women who believe a sexual encounter with a male partner will be brief pursue orgasms less on average than those who believe they have more time, according to a Rutgers-led study. The same applies to a woman who believes ...


4 ways to reduce risks of cervical cancer

HPV plays a role in causing most cervical cancer. Cervical cancer occurs in the cells of the cervix, the lower part of the uterus that connects to the vagina.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mpox has faded in the US. Who deserves the credit?

Less than six months ago, mpox was an exploding health crisis. What had been an obscure disease from Africa was ripping through European and U.S. gay communities. Precious doses of an unproven vaccine were in short supply. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Gay men are cutting back on sex to avoid monkeypox

A survey conducted among American gay and bisexual men in early August found about half saying they'd cut down on sexual activity—including one-night stands and app-based hookups—in response to the global monkeypox outbreak.

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