Archive for March, 2009

Why Some Women Find Sex Painful

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

Women who experience pain during sex are not as alone as they might think: Past research has shown that 15 percent of women experience dyspareunia, or recurrent genital pain during intercourse. Dyspareunia mostly afflicts women. Hardly any men report it. Now a new study finds that women who report painful sex have more easily triggered [...]

Search for a twin solution to matters of life and death

Saturday, March 28th, 2009

A database of 300,000 pairs of twins that would be by far the largest in the world is being planned by British scientists to investigate the genetic and environmental origins of disease and behaviour, The Times has learnt. Twins in Britain will be invited to join the resource under proposals drawn up by researchers at [...]