Sexual fantasies: are you normal?

Hoping for sex with two women is common but fantasizing about golden showers is not. That's just one of the findings from a research project that scientifically defines sexual deviation for the first time ever. It was undertaken by researchers at Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal and Institut Philippe-Pinel de Montréal, affiliated with University of Montreal.


Tiny spheres of human cells mimic the brain, researchers say

Researchers have figured out how to create spheres of neuronal cells resembling the cerebral cortex, making functional human brain tissue available for the first time to study neuropsychiatric diseases such ... Full story


Plastic surgeons identify link between migraines and carpal tunnel syndrome

DALLAS – Plastic surgeons at UT Southwestern Medical Center have demonstrated for the first time an association between migraines and carpal tunnel syndrome, with migraines more than twice as prevalent ... Full story

Skin Cancer

Halting the Skin Cancer Epidemic

Dr Girish Patel, Honorary Senior Lecturer in the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute and Consultant Dermatologist for Hywel Dda Health Board ... Full story

Lung Cancer

Molecule Designed to Treat Lung Cancer Shows Promising Results in Mice

A multidisciplinary team led by Johns Hopkins researcher Venu Raman, Ph.D., with notable contributions from Guus Bol, Farhad Vesuna and Phuoc Tran of Johns Hopkins, has identified a new therapy ... Full story

Ear, Nose and Throat

How well can you remember a nose? The problem with identikits

A study has found that we recall faces better when we think of them in their entirety, rather than feature by feature. This could have significance in the world of ... Full story

Low Testosterone

Testosterone May Contribute to Colon Cancer Tumor Growth

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Previous cancer research has revealed that women are less likely than men to suffer from non-sex specific cancers such as cancer of the colon, pancreas and stomach. ... Full story

Pregnancy and Childbirth

Electrical 'earthquakes' of brain predict outcomes for pre-term babies

Scientists at QIMR Berghofer Scientists at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute have combined physics with physiology to make a discovery which could improve the lifetime health of extremely premature babies. ... Full story

Breast Feeding

Breastfeeding protects against environmental pollution

A piece of research by the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country analyses the effects of PM2.5 pollution particle matter and NO2 in pregnant women and their offspring ... Full story

Sexual Health

Connecting sex, health and society

"What do you do?" It's a question that always makes my heart sink, which aspect of what I do should I highlight in the answer to this minefield of a ... Full story

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