Tag Archives: Factors

The Many Factors That Make a Child’s Well-Being Build Our Adult Health – the Aspirational OECD Framework

The ultimate health and wellbeing of an adult depends on the factors that shape us when we are children. A new, deep report from the OECD, Measuring What Matters for Child Well-being and Policies, spells out the many domains of experience that, together, bolster our whole health as we grow from child to adult. The first… Read More »

Why Are Some Women Reluctant to Receive Oral Sex? Here Are Some Physiological and Psychological Factors That Come In Play

While most men love blowjobs even more than penetration during sex, for women, it is not quite the same. Women do love the idea of men going down on them but there are also various concerns and inhibitions that come along with it. A user on Reddit raised a similar query asking why women are… Read More »

Plant-based ‘meats’ improve some cardiovascular risk factors compared with red meat

Swapping out red meat for certain plant-based meat alternatives can improve some cardiovascular risk factors, according to a new study by researchers at Stanford Medicine. The small study was funded by an unrestricted gift from Beyond Meat, which makes plant-based meat alternatives, and used products from the company in comparing the health effects of meat… Read More »

“Everyday Life” Factors Into Our Health Risks for COVID-19, Welltok Explains

Everyday factors can make a big difference in a person’s current and future health risks and needs, we’re learning in the COVID-19 pandemic, detailed in a new Welltok research report, Social Determinants of Health Matter: Voice of the Consumer. “The current public health crisis underscores the importance of leveraging SDOH as a way to effectively provide… Read More »

Multiple factors explain why middle-aged heterosexuals with new sexual partners don’t use condoms

New strategies and approaches are needed to address the sexual health needs of middle-aged heterosexuals starting new relationships, research published in Sexually Transmitted Infections suggests. The UK study involved men and women aged between 40 and 59 years with, or considering, new sexual partners after the break-up of a long-term relationship. In-depth interviews showed that… Read More »