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    1. Marital Satisfaction Plays Role in Heart Bypass Survival

      Aug. 22, 2011 -- People who are married and who undergo heart bypass surgery are more than twice as likely as their unmarried counterparts to be alive after 15 years, a new study indicates. University of Rochester researchers tracked 225 people who had undergone bypass surgery between 1987 and 1990,

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    2. Marital Conflict May Not Ease Over Time

      Aug. 18, 2011 -- If you argue a lot now with your spouse, chances are you'll still be arguing the same amount next year, and the next, and the next, new research shows. While common sense might suggest that people work out their differences over time, and that marital conflict declines, the new stud

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    3. Size Counts When It Comes to Sex

      July 7, 2011 -- Being very thin or fat appears to increase the odds that a man will experience some kind of sexual difficulty, but the same may not be true for women, a new study shows. The study, a survey of more than 5,500 adults in Denmark, finds some surprising and complicated associations betwe

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    4. What Do Men Want? Turns Out It's Cuddling

      July 7, 2011 -- Who says real men don't like to cuddle? In a study that refutes gender stereotypes, researchers looking at couples in long-term relationships have found that men value cuddling and caressing as important for their relationship happiness more than women do. For women, sexual functioni

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    5. When Wives Don't Sleep, Marriage Suffers

      June 13, 2011 (Minneapolis) -- When couples fight, sleep often suffers. Now a new study shows that the reverse may also be true. Not sleeping well, it seems, can make for a rockier relationship. The study, which was presented at the SLEEP 2011 conference in Minneapolis, found that wives who have tro

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    6. Gossip May Have a Protective Role

      May 19, 2011 -- Gossip can be juicy, delicious, mean, entertaining, destructive -- or all of the above. However it's described, gossip does have a purpose, according to new research. ''We think it is a protective-type role," says researcher Eliza Bliss-Moreau, PhD, post-doctoral fellow in psychiatry

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    7. Cancer Diagnosis Rates Differ for Gays, Heterosexuals

      May 9, 2011 -- A new study sheds light on the differences in cancer prevalence and survival rates in gay, lesbian, and bisexual populations compared with heterosexuals. It found that gay men had nearly twice the odds of being diagnosed with cancer as heterosexual males. In women there was no signifi

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    8. Pain, Social Rejection Have Similar Effect on Brain

      March 28, 2011 -- Rejection really does hurt. That’s the message of a new study that suggests physical pain and the pain of rejection may “hurt” in the same way. Researchers found that physical pain and intense emotional pain, such as feelings of rejection after a bad breakup of a relationship, acti

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    9. ‘Idealizing’ Your Spouse Makes an Ideal Marriage

      March 3, 2011 -- Love is blind, and that may be a good thing. According to a new study, people who idealized their partners when they got married -- and saw primarily only their good qualities -- were more likely to still be happy with their mate three years later. The study, published in Psychologi

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    10. Young Waiting Longer for First Sexual Activity

      March 3, 2011 -- Young men and women may be waiting longer before having their first sexual experiences than they did just a few years ago, a new CDC study indicates. According to a study based on 13,500 interviews with men and women, more than 25% in the 15-24 age range say they have never had any

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