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    1. Bad Marriage May Be Bad for Both Men and Women

      Sept. 16, 2005 -- Being in a bad marriage may be equally hazardous to the health of both spouses, according to a new study. Researchers found men and women in unhappy marriages suffered from increased stress levels throughout the day at home and at work as well as higher blood pressure at midday at

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    2. Oral Sex Common Among U.S. Teens

      Sept. 15, 2005 -- Many teens have had oral sex, and a lot of adults who've had sex with someone of the same sex don't consider themselves homosexual, according to the CDC. A CDC survey collected data on the sexual experiences of Americans aged 15-44. More than 12,500 people were interviewed in perso

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    3. Study: Bisexual Men Not Aroused by Both Sexes

      Aug. 30, 2005 - Bisexual men aren't fully bisexual, a controversial study suggests. In the study, bisexual men reported being sexually aroused by erotic videos of both men and women. But a device attached to their genitals told another story. Gerulf Rieger, a PhD candidate at Northwestern University

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    4. Women's Sex Satisfaction Linked to Submission

      July 21, 2005 -- Some women may subconsciously associate sex with submission, and the connection could wreak havoc on their ability to enjoy sex, research shows. In a series of studies involving female college students, University of Michigan researchers found that the women who most strongly linked

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    5. Sex Habits and the 'Morning After' Pill

      July 7, 2005 -- Making emergency "morning after" contraceptive pills available over the counter hasn't changed contraceptive use or unprotected sex in the U.K. So say researchers including Cicely Marston, a social science and public health lecturer at London's Imperial College. Emergency contracepti

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    6. Single Gene May Change Sexual Behavior

      June 15, 2005 -- Flipping the switch on a single gene may be enough to turn a coy female fruit fly into a crooning Casanova, according to a new study. Researchers found that altering a single gene in female fruit flies caused their sexual behavior to change and resemble that of males. "In these expe

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    7. Study: Men's 'Down Low' Sex Often Stereotyped

      June 15, 2005 -- Media attention has recently lighted on men who have sex with other men "on the down low" (without telling their primary female partner about it). Now, researchers say the reality doesn't always match the stereotypes. Mainstream coverage of down low, or DL, behavior has often featur

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    8. Are Some Women Genetically Blessed for Orgasm?

      June 7, 2005 -- A woman's genes might affect her ability to achieve orgasm, British researchers report. They haven't found an "orgasm gene," and they don't dismiss other influences (such as cultural, social, and psychological traits). They also say they know they're wading into a "highly speculative

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    9. The Golden Age of Sex

      May 27, 2005 -- Don't believe the hype about sex fading with age. Relationships and sex remain a vital part of life for many people in midlife and beyond, an AARP survey shows. AARP has just released a 2004 update to its 1999 sex report. The results will appear in the July/August issue of AARP The M

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    10. Unhappy Marriage Raises Women's Heart Risk

      May 13, 2005 -- For married women, a happy heart is a healthy heart. A number of studies have shown that marriage is good for men's health. Oddly, that doesn't seem to be true for women unless they are in happy marriages, more recent research suggests. Why? Women in satisfying relationships are less

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