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Am I Normal? British Urology Journal Measures 15,000 Penises to Find the Average

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Penis size nomograms may be useful in clinical and therapeutic settings to counsel men and for academic research.

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Weighing the Risks of Hormone Therapy

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It's time to clear up the confusion and debunk the false reports surrounding the potentially serious health risks of Hormone Therapy.

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Sex Has Another Benefit: It Makes Humans Less Prone to Disease Over Time

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For decades, theories on the genetic advantage of sexual reproduction had been put forward, but none had ever been proven in humans, until now. Researchers at the University of Montreal and the Sainte-Justine University Hospital Research Centre in Montreal, Canada have just shown how humanity’s predispositions to disease gradually decrease the more we mix our genetic material together. This discovery was finally made possible by the availability in recent years of repositories of biological samples and genetic data from different populations around the globe.

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Looking for Love? Use Reddit to Give Cupid Tech Support

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Study finds that users on OKCupid and mobile-based Tinder aren’t able to determine social norms or effective match-making techniques on the services, so they use Reddit to learn tips about online dating. Once there, they also find ways that allow them to “cheat the system” to interact with more potential dates

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Love Online Is About Being Real, Not Perfect

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How you fill out an online profile makes a big difference in how you're seen by others. New research shows it is better to be real with your information than trying to be perfect.

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‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Fantasy Not Uncommon Among Women or Men

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50 Shades of Nothing New: ‘Grey’ Just the Latest Example of Erotica in Literature and Film

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"Fifty Shades of Grey" is credited with a sexual awakening among tame housewives and staid girlfriends, and the addition of lower-lip-biting spice to vanilla bedrooms across America. But for Rebecca Plante, an associate professor of sociology at Ithaca College, the BDSM exploits of Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele are hardly an erotic revelation.

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More Women Choosing Living Together Over Marriage

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If it seems like more women are choosing to live with a partner instead of get married, you’re right. According to researchers at the National Center for Family and Marriage Research at Bowling Green State University, the percentage of women who have cohabitated with someone has almost doubled over the past 25 years.

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Sociologists Available to Discuss Valentine’s Day-Related Topics

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With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, the American Sociological Association (ASA) has sociologists available to discuss topics ranging from dating, love, and consumerism to weddings, sex, and sadness.