sexual behaviours

Divorced, middle-aged women more vulnerable to HIV


February 6th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) Newly-divorced middle-aged women are more vulnerable to contracting HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases, a study reveals. It is because they tend to let their guard ... Read more...

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Oral sex, HPV puts non-smoking US men at highest risk for oral cancer


April 19th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 19 (ANI): A study has found that oral sex and HPV, a nasty bug with strains that causes genital warts and cervical cancer in women, is the leading cause ... Read more...

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Homeless kids’ use of social networking can up risky sex behaviour


March 6th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): A study has shown that the use of social networking in homeless children can increase risky sexual behaviours.However, such kids were also more likely to have been ... Read more...

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Sex addiction is controllable, says expert


December 17th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec 17 (ANI): Sex addiction is controllable, according to an expert, who says her new research could help treat the problem by dealing with the issues causing impulsive sexual behaviour."When people ... Read more...

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‘Booty call’ phenomenon for on-demand-sex - the latest lifestyle trend


August 27th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): It's everywhere - the latest and ever-growing trend of 'booty call' - two people meet up after a party or a date, but just for sex."A lot of ... Read more...

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Sex culture has set women back by 50yrs, says Oz Feminist


August 2nd, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Wellington, Aug 2 (ANI): A leading Australian feminist has said that 'Raunch culture' has set back women in Western societies more than 50 years.Melinda Tankard Reist, a founder of ... Read more...

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Women enjoy best sex at 40


July 8th, 2010 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Women have higher sex drives in their thirties and early forties than in their younger years because they fear their "biological clock" is ticking. A study showed that despite ... Read more...

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Women experience best sex as they approach 40


July 7th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): Women enjoy better sex in their thirties and early forties than in their younger years because they fear their "biological clock" is ticking, according to researchers.As study showed ... Read more...

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Al Gore ‘abuse’ masseuse ‘wants to sell her story for $1m’


June 25th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 25 (ANI): The masseuse who accused Al Gore of being a 'crazed sex poodle' is ready to sell her story for 1 million dollars.According to sources, she intends to ... Read more...

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Obesity ‘harms sexual health’


June 16th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
London, June 16 (ANI): It is well known that obesity increases one's risk of developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure and certain types of cancer, among other health ... Read more...

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School based sex education classes have little effect: Study


June 9th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): Researchers have revealed that school based sex education classes have had little effect on reported sexual behaviours among African adolescents and no effect on the prevalence of HIV ... Read more...

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Women seek relationship, men prefer hooking up


April 8th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 8 (IANS) An ever-lasting relationship is what a woman wants, and hence wants to start with dating while men, who value independence, prefer occasional hook ups. Carolyn Bradshaw from James ... Read more...

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Mature students register more positive gains from sex


December 22nd, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 22 (IANS) Mature students are likely to register more positive gains from sex than their less emotionally sound counterparts, research says. In a study on emotional experiences and sexual behaviours, including ... Read more...

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Maturity raises sex benefits


December 19th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): Emotionally mature students may get more positive benefits from sex than their less-mature counterparts, says a new study.In the study on emotional experiences and sexual behaviours, which included ... Read more...

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Casual sex is not damaging


December 9th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) Young adults engaging in casual sex don't seem to be at increased risk for harmful psychological outcomes as compared to sexually active young adults in more committed relationships, ... Read more...

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Casual sex ‘doesn’t cause psychological damage’


December 9th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): Casual sex does not cause emotional or psychological damage in young people, says a new study.Researchers at the University of Minnesota found that young adults engaging in casual ... Read more...

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Female hormone drives male aggression in mice


October 3rd, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 3 (IANS) The female hormone oestrogen seems to drive male aggression in mice with the help of certain nerve cells in the brain, a new study led by an Indian ... Read more...

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Aggression in male mice linked to ‘girl power’


October 2nd, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 2 (ANI): "Girl Power" may be key to male aggression, according to a new study.Experts at the University of California, San Fransisco (UCSF) say that they have identified networks ... Read more...

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Parvesh and Jai to take Kama Sutra sensuality to Paris


August 27th, 2009 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Taking inspiration from sculptures on ancient temple walls, designer duo Parvesh-Jai is all set to depict the theories of Kama Sutra through their design skills and showcase ... Read more...

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Peer victimisation a predictor of sexual behaviour among adolescents


February 18th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 18 (ANI): A new study from Binghamton University suggests that peer victimization in middle and high schools may be an important indicator of an individuals sexual behaviour later in ... Read more...

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The ridiculously obvious sex studies of 2008


December 30th, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): ''Sex sells'' is something everybody knows and thus a large volume of newsprint in 2008 was dedicated to the topic. But many findings that grabbed headlines this ... Read more...

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Risky sexual activity reducing methods equally effective across all teens


November 26th, 2008 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): Interventions aimed at reducing sexual activity is equally effective in teens indulging in risky health behaviours as it is in vigilant peers, says a new study.Usually, it ... Read more...

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Methamphetamine abuse linked to alcohol, risky behaviour in teens


October 28th, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): Adolescents with a history of alcohol abuse and risky sexual behaviours are more likely to take methamphetamines (MA) or ''speed'', according to a new study.Led by researchers ... Read more...

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Inexperienced viewers more likely to indulge in TV-inspired risky sex


September 26th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 26 (ANI): Researches have shown TV programming is highly saturated with sexual content and risky sexual behavior. Now, a new study has shown that people with direct experience with ... Read more...

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‘Sleep disorder suppresses sex drive’


September 13th, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) A diminished sex drive may be linked with chronic oxygen deprivation in patients of obstructive sleep apnea, especially during episodes of obstructed breathing.University of Louisville (U-L) researchers found ... Read more...

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Women who binge drink indulge more in unsafe sexual practices (Re-issue)


September 7th, 2008 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 7 (ANI): Women, who binge drink are more likely to indulge in unsafe sexual practices, and so are at an increased risk of having sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), according ... Read more...

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African-American girls addicted to marijuana have riskier sex


August 6th, 2008 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) African-American girls using marijuana are more likely to engage in risky sexual acts and contract sexually transmitted disease, according to a new study. Emory University researchers analysed marijuana ... Read more...

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Younger men feel threatened by more experienced women


April 18th, 2008 - 3:57 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 18 (IANS) Younger men feel threatened by sexually experienced women, while older men consider them more desirable and arousing, says a new study. But older men became more careful and ... Read more...

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Sex expert develops 70-question test for sexual problems


March 16th, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): A Texas Tech psychologist has developed a 70-question sex test that would help in accurately detecting issues of sexual problems in the general population.Sheila Garos, an ... Read more...

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College kids’ risky behaviour still influenced by parents: Study


February 10th, 2008 - 3:42 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Sharing details of your life with parents is not a bad idea after all, for a study has revealed that parents still have a positive influence on their ... Read more...

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Latinas sense of personal control influences decisions about sexual debut


January 17th, 2008 - 4:45 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): A new research conducted by the University of Chicago Medical Center has found that Latinas have a strong sense of personal control over their sexual behaviours which strongly ... Read more...

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