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What can Dick Swaab tell us about sex and the brain?

The Dutch neuroscientist is as celebrated as he is sneered at for his theories on brain development differing between men and women – and how sexuality is decided in the womb<p>Controversy delights Dick Swaab; brains delight him; complexity delights him, though I don't know if you'd get that from …

Sex Positions Everyone Should Try in Their Lifetime

36 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try in Their Lifetime<p>…Or next week.<p>Is your sex life screaming for an upgrade? Yeah, we hear you. Getting freaky has a way of getting stale the more time you log with your partner. The good news: It's easy to turn things around by switching up your sex positions (no …

Pregnant women are doing it wrong

Despite it being possibly the most stressful and demanding time of their lives, many seem to feel that pregnant women aren’t sufficiently panicked about their situation. Luckily, there’s always another study or news story around the corner to further pile on the doubt and worry<p>I’ve never been …

Can Sex Make You Smarter?

For this study, researchers from Korea conducted a series of experiments on mice to see how their brain activity changed in response to getting busy. Turns out, sex increased the mice’s neurological activity for more than 24 hours after the act. That heightened brain stimulation was still present …

The Brain

Patients deserve the truth: health screening can do more harm than good

The NHS fails to inform patients that health screening often leads to unnecessary and risky treatments<p>There was some good news shortly before the Christmas break: the Parliamentary Science and Technology Committee announced an enquiry into health screening.<p>The need for a review is pressing. …

5 Flu Myths Debunked

<b>The myth:</b> The most important immune-boosting nutrient is vitamin C.<b><br>The truth:</b> Vitamin D is just as helpful: People who took roughly 2,000 IU of vitamin D daily over two years were less likely to get sick than those who were D-deficient, according to a recent Australian study.<b><br>Why it works:</b> Without …

The Best Sex Positions for Your Pleasure

The 9 Best Sex Positions That Practically Guarantee an Orgasm<p>You're going to want to bookmark this page<p>Any athlete can tell you that the proper form is crucial to performance. Slightly changing up your technique can mean shaving a few seconds off of your race time or scoring a few extra points. Sex …

How You Can Make Your Brain Smarter Every Day

<b>By Michael Merzenich, Ph.D., Next Avenue Contributor</b><p><i>“Smarter Brains,” which reports on the latest research and discoveries in neuroscience and how we can apply them to our daily lives to boost our brain power at any age, airs on PBS stations nationwide in August. (Check local listings.) Michael</i> …

The Art Of Flirting

Make no mistake, flirting is a skill, an art form, that some people are naturally good at and others, like myself, have had to work at. If flirting …

Training Style to Know: The 7-4-7 Method

A great physique can be yours without spending hours in the gym. Want proof? The 7-4-7 method harnesses all the power you can muster by structuring …

How to Pray If You're an Atheist

Last week my mother called to give me some very bad news: A young relative had died early that morning. He was a man whose entire life was one series of life-threatening situations after another. He was born with severe birth defects. So, although his untimely death came as no real surprise, it was …

The Perfect Skin Diet

<b>Almonds:</b> Hey, guess what? Almonds are seeds, not nuts, and they're stuffed with vitamin E, a potent sun blocker. Volunteers who consumed 14 milligrams of the vitamin per day (about 20 almonds) and then were exposed to UV light sunburned less than those who took none. "Vitamin E acts as an …

The Best Way to Lose Weight in a Week With the 7-Day Diet Plan

We worked with registered dietician Junelle Lupiani to create a satisfying, comprehensive week-long plan that will leave you full, healthy, and one step closer to that summer body of your dreams.<p>If we had a penny for each time we heard the phrase "bikini body" this summer, we'd be very, very rich. …

How To Be An Optimist: 10 Habits That'll Help You Look On The Bright Side

It pays to have a sunny disposition.<p>Optimistic people have been shown to have healthier hearts, better stress-management tendencies and lower risk for stroke compared to their glass-half-empty-seeing counterparts.<p>Looking on the bright side is easier said than done, of course. Fortunately, there are …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

The longer you wait to treat, the harder it gets.<p>...it's stuck in your head again, isn't it?<p>The Oscar-winner is apparently <i>very</i> afraid of germs and STIs<p>Spice up your sex life with these tasteful yet dirty recs.<p>He'll represent Team USA in banked slalom and snowboard cross in Pyeongchang.<p>Meal prepping …

Sitting Is Making Us Fat and Achy

<i>David Borenstein, MD, FACR, MACP, and"America's Back Doctor," never gives up on a patient. The renowned rheumatologist and expert on arthritis and</i> …

Ergonomics

8 Ways to Stay Young as You Age

What does it mean to be "psychologically young"? It's not about wrinkle creams, plastic surgery, or injections to make you look younger. It's about having a positive mental attitude, staying cognitively and physically active, and having a high-quality life.<p>How long you live and the quality of your …

How to get lean: 25 ways to lose fat faster

1. Do intervals and high-intensity training (HIIT)<p>You’ve heard about their benefits—and for good reason. If you’re looking for a surefire way to burn …

John Cena: Six Weeks to More Size and Strength

John Cena isn’t as strong as he looks. He’s stronger. Working alongside longtime friend and trainer Rob MacIntyre, Cena has shifted away from the …

Workouts

11 healthiest frozen fruits and vegetables

1. Corn<p>At just 59 calories per ear, corn is packed with fiber, antioxidants, and B vitamins. It's also a great source of carotenoids like lutein, …

Deadly new bird flu reported in Shanghai, where “pork soup” is already on tap

Two men in Shanghai have died and a woman is gravely ill from a new strain of bird flu, H7N9, that was not previously known to infect humans. One of men, aged 87, died on March 4, and the other, aged 27, died on March 10, according to Chinese health authorities.<p>The younger victim reportedly worked …

Bird Flu

As Kim Jong-Un Likens Nukes to 'Treasure,' U.S. Sends More Fighter Jets

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>North Korea ratcheted up its vague but unending threats against the United States, South Korea and …