Touching Boxer Shorts Makes Ladies Act as Sex-Crazed as Men

Anyone who has ever watched patrons of a strip club or seen Magic Mike (or completely overwhelmed their sensory receptors by seeing Magic Mike at a strip club) knows that sex — and the desire to have it — makes people do stupid things. Just how stupid, though, depends on a person's gender and their proximity to things… » 3/04/14 5:45pm 3/04/14 5:45pm

Chiropractic Treatments Might Not Be as Safe as Reported

You may not believe a trip to the chiropractor helps anything, but we all generally think of it as a relatively harmless treatment. Well, that may not be quite so true — a new study from the University of Exeter found that many of the randomized trials conducted on chiropractic treatments failed to report any adverse… » 5/14/12 9:30am 5/14/12 9:30am

Vaginal Rings and Patches Found to Cause More Blood Clots Than the Pill

For some people, vaginal rings or the patch might be more convenient than popping a pill every day, but there's a new study out that shows they carry increased risk of blood clots. The study was done at the University of Copenhagen and used data from more than 1.6 million women. What the researchers found was that… » 5/11/12 12:50pm 5/11/12 12:50pm

If You're Going to Be Treated for a Heart Attack, Try Not to Be Female

The medical establishment doesn't have the best history of being proactive about keeping women healthy, but the problems usually when the disease affects a lady organ—breast cancer, cervical cancer, etc.—but now a major new study has found that women also get the short end of the stick when it comes to treating an… » 2/22/12 12:00pm 2/22/12 12:00pm