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Not Having Much Luck with Relationships? Be Humble, Study Finds

Researchers found that prospective dating partners who were more humble were viewed as more attractive candidates for a romantic relationship than those less humble. In long-distance relationships, partners who are viewed as humble tended to recover more quickly after offenses than their less humble counterparts, according to research released in the Journal of Positive Psychology.

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Pain Curbs Sex Drive in Female Mice, but Not in Males

A study published in the April 23 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience found that pain from inflammation greatly reduced sexual motivation in female mice in heat -- but had no such effect on male mice.

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Lashing Out at Your Spouse? Check Your Blood Sugar

Lower levels of blood sugar may make married people angrier at their spouses and even more likely to lash out aggressively, new research reveals.

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Her Voice Is Hot, His Is Not

New research suggests that men cannot intentionally make their voices sound more sexy or attractive, while women have little trouble.

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Bio-Engineered Vaginas, How Do They Work? UPDATE: Watch Pre-Recorded Q&A

Newswise hosts the first live, interactive virtual event for major research finding for journalists. Newswise and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center are collaborating to offer direct access to the investigator via Newswise Live, an interactive virtual event.

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Bio-Engineered Vaginas, How Do They Work? Researcher Takes Your Questions on Newswise Live Event

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Laboratory-Grown Vaginas Implanted in Patients, Scientists Report

Long-term results are reported for the first patients to receive laboratory-engineered vaginal organs.

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“We-Stories”: How Couples Can Tell Stories to Strengthen Their Connection

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Reclaiming positive stories can help couples that have become distant, strained and stressed find ways to connect and strengthen their relationships. Dr. Karen Skerrett, a staff clinician and faculty member at The Family Institute at Northwestern University, explores this concept in her co-authored book, Positive Couple Therapy: Using We-Stories to Enhance Resilience (Routledge, 2014).

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Quality of Life for Couples Can Be Improved Despite PVD (vulvar vestibulitis)

Spouses who regulate their emotions together in a satisfactory manner are more fulfilled sexually, psychologically, and relationally, among couples in which the woman has provoked vestibulodynia (PVD), also known as “vulvar vestibulitis".

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Lowering Your Cholesterol May Improve Your Sex Life

A new study by researchers at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School indicates that statin medication prescribed to lower cholesterol and decrease the chance of having a heart attack and stroke, also improves a man’s erectile function.

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