Sex addiction affects brain in ‘same way as drugs’

“Is compulsive sexual behaviour comparable to drug addiction?” asked The Guardian today. This and other related headlines came from a UK study that looked at brain scans of 19 men with compulsive sexual behaviour (CSB) while they watched either sexually explicit, erotic or non-sexual videos. CSB is a not a well-established diagnosis as it does […]

A woman’s attitude during pregnancy affects weight gain

Overweight or obese women with the mentality that they are “eating for two” are more likely to experience excessive weight gain while pregnant, according to researchers at Penn State College of Medicine.Cynthia Chuang, associate professor of medicine and public health sciences, studied the attitudes and habits of women who gained appropriate weight and those who […]