The “Change” Doesn’t Have to Be the End
Women often dread menopause, recounting the hot flashes and mood swings of their mothers. A new review offers some insight into what it really means to go through the "change of life."
The Benefits of Testosterone for Older Men
Testosterone therapy has been a controversial subject for some time in the scientific community, likely because of the mixed research results tied to the practice. But that may be about to change.
Sexual Orientation is a Pediatric Issue
Young people who come out as gay may be faced with discrimination at school and even at home. The pediatrician's office could be one place these youth feel comfortable talking about their sexual identity.
Going Against the Flow
Not very many women look forward to their period each month, especially if certain days are heavier than others. This feeling may be common in women around the world.
Depression Rx Putting a Hurt on Sex
Depression can be crippling. Anti-depressants can help lift the dark cloud of symptoms. But these medications may also put a damper on a patient's sex life.
PTSD May Produce Sexual Health Issues
Veterans returning from combat can find it hard to adjust to their old lives. Many Iraq and Afghanistan veterans have experienced traumatic events, which can lead to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression.
Hook Ups Versus Dating
The transition into adulthood is a time of social and sexual experimentation. Safe practices lower risk of disease, pregnancy and emotional pain. A recent study surveyed young women about their sex habits every month for their first year of college.
Trying for a Baby Takes a Toll
A couple struggling with fertility will often go through a lot to have a baby. But fertility treatments can sometimes negatively affect the most basic part of the process — sex.
Impact of Abuse is Far-Reaching
The long-term psychological effects of rape are not news. But women who are raped often suffer in many less obvious and unseen ways.
Is Your Teen in an Abusive Relationship?
More than a third of both young men and women in the U.S. experience some form of dating violence during adolescence. Some studies show up to 88 percent of young females are exposed.