Health Meta-analysis shows a stronger sex drive in men compared to women. Men more often think and fantasize about sex, more often experience sexual affect like desire, and more often engage in masturbation than women.psycnet.apa.org
Health Study finds that a higher vegetable, but not potato, intake might help mitigate type 2 diabetes risk, partly by reducing BMI. However, when researchers separated boiled potatoes from mashed potatoes, fries or crisps, boiled potatoes were no longer associated with a higher risk of diabetes.
Health For more than 14% of people who use insulin in the U.S., insulin costs consume at least 40% of their available income, a new study findsnews.yale.edu
Health Cannabis oil failed to improve pain or quality of life in palliative care cancer patients, study shows | Australia news
Health Federally Funded Study Shows Marijuana Legalization Is Not Associated With Increased Teen Use
Health COVID-19 vaccines. The study of more than 800,000 patients found that the vaccines remain effective in preventing death in adolescents and children, regardless of which variants are predominant (Delta, Omicron, etc.).
Health Paying obese people cash to lose weight doubles their rate of fat loss. The study showed participants in the cash-incentive groups lost the 10lbs (4.5kg) target within six months, but those in the other group only got half way to the target
Health Testosterone levels help explain why women tend to experience lower sexual desire for their partners. Sexual desire for one’s partner — also called dyadic sexual desire — plays an important role in healthy long-term relationships.
Health Despite high heterogeneity across studies, these results indicate that children and adolescents on plant-based diets, especially those on vegan and macrobiotic diets, may be at risk of developing vitamin B12 deficiency.academic.oup.com
Health Overweight women most likely to suffer long covid. The study is one of the largest studies on long Covid in the UK. It shows that having a higher BMI is linked with the condition, and that women are more likely to experience long Covid than men.uea.ac.uk
Health Transgender adults have a 27 percent chance of having at least one disability at age twenty and a 39 percent chance at age fifty-five, which is nearly twice the rate of their cisgender counterparts at both ages.
Health Researchers find an abundance of microplastics in placentas and meconium samples. They found traces of MPs in all samples, mainly polyurethane (PU) and polyamide (PA). More than three-quarters of the MPs were between 20 and 50 μm in sizepubs.acs.org
Health Disproportionate experiences with sexual violence help explain gender differences in mental health problems
Health Consistent exercise can change not just waistlines but the very molecules in the human body that influence how genes behave, a new study of twins indicates.eurekalert.org
Health Just one surface crack on a Teflon-coated pan can release about 9100 plastic particles, found researchers