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Vitamin D Deficiency Is More Prevalent In Obese Children

Previous research has found higher rates of vitamin D deficiency in obese communities and lower vitamin D levels have been associated with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. The mechanisms by which obesity and its co morbidities are associated with vitamin D deficiency are unknown. This research looked at associations between dietary habits and vitamin… Read More »

Why women SHOULD fake orgasms: It might make them more likely to have a real one, study claims

Why women SHOULD fake orgasms: Females who pretend to climax in hope of turning themselves on ‘are more likely to have a real one’ Some researchers believe there is credit to the idea of ‘fake it ’til you make it’  A survey found a link between faking orgasms and real orgasm consistency The are ‘obvious’… Read More »

Psychiatric Illness More Common in Women Undergoing Oophorectomy

Not infrequently we see women who ask about the possibility of oophorectomy (surgical removal of the ovaries) as a means of managing what appears to be a menstrually related mood disorder.  While this is an option rarely pursued, it appears that women with certain psychiatric conditions are more likely to undergo bilateral oophorectomy for non-malignant… Read More »