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    3-May-2018 7:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 693631

Sex After 65: Poll of Older Adults Finds Links to Health, Gender Differences, Lack of Communication with Doctors

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

A new poll busts stereotypes about the sex lives of older Americans – and reveals gender and health-related divides on key aspects of sexual health, while highlighting the need for more people to talk with their health providers about sexual issues.

27-Apr-2018 10:00 AM EDT
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    19-Apr-2018 12:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 692896

Scientists Identify Connection Between Dopamine And Behavior Related To Pain And Fear

University of Maryland School of Medicine

Scientists have for the first time found direct causal links between the neurotransmitter dopamine and avoidance – behavior related to pain and fear. Researchers have long known that dopamine plays a key role in driving behavior related to pleasurable goals, such as food, sex and social interaction. In general, increasing dopamine boosts the drive toward these stimuli. But dopamine’s role in allowing organisms to avoid negative events has remained mysterious.

16-Apr-2018 1:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 693102

Promiscuous America: Smart, Secular and Somewhat Less Happy

University of Utah

Sexual promiscuity is uncommon in America, but a subtle shift has occurred over the past three decades: Men are engaging in such behavior less frequently while more women are sexually adventurous.

18-Apr-2018 3:40 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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    17-Apr-2018 3:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 692860

Child Marriage Occurs in the US and Threatens the Wellbeing of Girls and Boys Nationwide, UCLA Researchers Report

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

According to a new report by researchers at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, approximately 78,400 children in the U.S. are or have been married.

16-Apr-2018 11:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 692701

Equal Earnings Help Couples Say ‘I Do’ and Stay Together

Cornell University

Recent work by Patrick Ishizuka, a postdoctoral fellow at Cornell University’s Cornell Population Center, is the first to offer empirical evidence that cohabitating couples are likely to get married only when they earn as much as their married peers.

12-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 692652

Sexual Objectification Influences Visual Perception

University of Vienna

It has been suggested that sexually objectified women or men are visually processed in the same fashion of an object. Far from being unanimously accepted, this claim has been criticized by a lack of scientific rigor. A team led by Giorgia Silani, in collaboration with Helmut Leder, of the University of Vienna, and scientists of the University of Trieste and SISSA have explored the conditions under which this phenomenon persists. The results of the study were recently published in the renowned scientific journal "PlosOne".

12-Apr-2018 5:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 692385

Sexting: A Q&A on How to Talk to Your Children About Sharing Digital Content with Others

University of Alabama at Birmingham

A UAB pediatrician offers her advice for handling tricky conversations with your children about appropriate digital device use and sexting.

6-Apr-2018 4:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 692310

Parents Struggle to Discuss Sex with LGBTQ Teens

Northwestern University

It’s hard enough for parents to have “the talk” about sexual health with their kids, but parents of LGBTQ children feel especially uncomfortable and unequipped when they try to educate them about sex and dating, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study.The study examined parents’ attitudes toward talking about sexual health with their lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer teens (LGBTQ).

5-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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