Tag Archives: Women

Women nearly as ‘distressed’ as men over compulsive sexual urges and behaviour, study finds

A significant proportion of the population is grappling with a new and controversial disorder: compulsive sexual behaviour, a new study has found. And it’s not just men, as a surprising number of women say they have trouble controlling their sexual urges. Of 2,325 U.S. adults surveyed, 10 per cent of men and seven per cent… Read More »

In Brief: Women Veterans, Sexual Assault, and Infertility

According to a cross-sectional study (reviewed in Medscape) carried out in women veterans, victims of sexual assault are more likely to be infertile.  Rates of sexual assault in this population were high, with 60% of the infertile women and 45% of the fertile women reporting histories of sexual assault.   Researchers theorize that sexual assault… Read More »

9 protein myths even smart women believe

‘Too much protein will make you bulky’, ‘you can only get your protein from meat’ – we’ve heard it all, now it’s time to figure out fact from fiction. We asked three top dieticians to reveal whether these ten protein myths are true or false Protein is still a pretty hot topic, protein powder is everywhere and bodybuilders… Read More »