The most common infections amongst adults are Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs). By grooming pubic hair it seems there is 80 percent more risk of having an STI than when you have a full bush of hair. This is the conclusion of a survey, conducted by researchers from the University of California.
According to a recent study, the bacterium Mycoplasma genitalium, which is thought to be sexually transmitted, infects more than 1 percent of people ages 16 to 44 in the United Kingdom. This means about 250.000 people. Studies in the US have found that a similar percentage of people are infected with MG.
A recent study from Ohio State University shows that men and women who have marital rows, especially in combination with a history of depression, burn fewer calories after a meal than less argumentative couples. The stress alters the way the body processes high-fat foods which increases the risk for obesity.
More than one in ten of the world's overweight people live in America. That is a larger amount than any other country, and almost the same as China and India combined. A 188-country study, from 1980 to 2013 found that there are 2.1 billion overweight or obese people in the world, making up around 30 percent of the world's population, USA Today reports.
It's a hot topic on the internet: woman are being warned about the dangers of the Herbal Womb Detox Pearls. The small herb packages are being sold as a cure for endometriosis, ovarian cysts, fibroids and thrush. However, experts say that it could cause irritation, or worse, a fatal toxic shock syndrome. TSS is a rare, life-threatening complication of certain types of bacterial infections.
A survey, conducted by the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), showed that 80 percent of the 7,100 male and female survey respondents said they had concerns about skin cancer. But 72 percent still found tanned people were more attractive. So, however good we look with a summer glow, don't forget the importance of safe tanning.
Do you feel like middle age is closing in on you? That feeling peaks for women around age 40, and for men when they turn 50. Millions of people world wide find themselves in a midlife depression. Fortunatelly those 'midlife' feelings starts to lift in the 50s. By that age people have learned to adapt to their strengths and their weaknesses and start value life more, according to several researches.
Almost 20 per cent of young adults would have sex with someone knowing the other person had an STD, so a new research has revealed. Of these adults about 40 per cent actually already had unprotected sex with someone they knew had an STD. Most say that they were happy to deal with the consequences later.