Despite its long history, our understanding of the relationship between sex and drugs remains limited.
It's limiting to think about about sexual enhancement in purely negative, physical terms.
Here’s a snapshot of what research tells us about female orgasms, what we don’t know, and what researchers want to know next.
Maids, who invariably lived with their employers, were especially vulnerable.
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An ex-minister named John Lyford arrived at the nascent colony hoping for a fresh start. But he couldn't escape his past.
Some people need to bundle up all year round.
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Everything from hormones to certain heath conditions can affect how we feel.
Female moles evolved to have high testosterone levels, making them fiercer diggers and mothers. Female hyenas share this trait, but it means they must give birth through a male-like phallus.
Vaginismus is one of the leading causes of painful sex. Many people haven't even heard of it, but vaginismus is extremely common and it can have a huge impact on women, their partners and relationships.
Ccommunication tended to be one-sided and used fear.
Equipping parents with the right information on what to talk about, and how to talk about it, is a key step in addressing challenges to sexual health.
Is COVID-19 hitting men harder than women?
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A new study is the first to identify sex differences in inflammation and immune cell activation in response to SARS-CoV-2 infection, which causes COVID-19.
Whether on Twitter or Tumblr, Facebook or Reddit, people use many strategies to express their sexual selves.
With a seemingly infinite number of online-dating site, the options are endless.
From geopolitical tensions over - very - personal data to user strategies, discover the workings of an industry that is responsible for one in three marriages in the United States.
At the turn of the 20th century, marriage was assumed to be an exercise in mutual misery.
Concerned about the state of marriage – and thus the ability of whites to procreate – eugenicists were behind some of the earliest modern marriage manuals.
A Falwell from grace for Jerry and Becki?
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The response to the sex scandal that led to Jerry Falwell Jr. resigning as president of Liberty University falls into a gendered pattern often seen among evangelicals.
Clear and accurate information about condoms and sexually transmitted infections is one of the best tools to avoid sexual health risks.
People may not be using condoms at the same rate as before, but it is difficult to know for sure because there is a lack of data.
Incubus, a male demon, was said to prey on sleeping women in mythological tales.
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Stella Immanuel, who made headlines recently regarding a false coronavirus cure claim, has many beliefs related to how demons are a threat to humans. An expert explains their long religious history.
Machine-learning algorithms can tell male from female brains. New research shows they might just be noticing that men have larger heads.
Young people relaxing in a garden.
Positive experiences in romantic relationships can improve communication skills and conflict management skills.
Many people experience love differently. But regardless of the differences in how it's experienced and how it changes over time, humans are social creatures who are deeply fascinated by it.
Preliminary research has found that people are increasingly incorporating new behaviours — including technology-based ones — into their sex lives during the coronavirus pandemic.
The coronavirus pandemic affected many aspects of everyday life — including our sex lives. But erotic technologies are gaining wider acceptance as we look for ways to fulfill our desires for intimacy.
Some experts were concerned about the creation of unrealistic expectations, links with gender-based violence, and the potential for addiction. Others said education might help to offset these harms.
Fans rally for the U.S. women’s soccer team.
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A scholar explains why the players are having so much trouble with their equal pay claim.