Testosterone levels in infancy are not inherited genetically but rather determined by circumstances.
Women who are obese before they become pregnant are at higher risk of having children with lower cognitive function - as measured by math and reading tests taken between ages 5 to 7 years - than are mothers with a healthy prepregnancy weight, new research suggests.
Women can feel better about their bodies when they receive high family support and limited pressure to attain the "thin and beautiful."
Sexual competition causes jealousy and envy more to women than to men.
Women who have experienced diverse forms of violence are more likely to take sexual risks, according to a new study.
Sexual competition affects women more than men in raising jealousy and envy in a work environment, according to a recent study.
Countryside residents are far more likely to find true love than people living in the city, according to a new study.
Teens visiting a pediatric emergency department are more likely to disclose information about their sexual activity when filling out a computerized survey, a new study found.
BRASILIA (Reuters) - A former Brazilian prostitute plans to sue the United States embassy and five of its personnel for injuries sustained outside a strip club late last year, complicating the second of two embarrassing incidents to emerge recently involving American officials and sex workers in South America.
PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - A 23-year-old man testified on Wednesday in the child sex abuse case against the Philadelphia Catholic Archdiocese that he was molested by two priests, one of whom prosecutors said had been known to church officials as a sex abuser years earlier.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Anxiety over two cases of missing children in the news this week - New York's Etan Patz and Arizona's Isabel Mercedes Celis - masks an encouraging development in the search for U.S. boys and girls who disappear: More than 99 percent now return home alive.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Children participating in the State Department's "Take Your Child to Work" day event on Thursday were treated to a discussion of prostitutes and strip clubs as reporters pressed for answers on a widening Secret Service scandal.
Nearly a third of American workers get less than six hours of sleep per night, a new CDC study reported. The study was published in the April 26 issue of its journal Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
For women even just imagining trying on swimsuits can cause a bad mood, according to a new study.
Men think a woman in red is more likely to sleep with them on a first date, according to a new study.