| Aug 10, 2010
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes vaginal dryness, and how is it treated?
ANSWER: Vaginal dryness, or inadequate vaginal lubrication, can occur at any age. However, the problem is most common for women during and after menopause.
Symptoms of vaginal dryness...
| Jul 7, 2010
A "little pink pill" to solve women's sexual problems probably won't be hitting drugstore shelves anytime soon. But that doesn't mean discussion of the need for it, or lack thereof, is likely to end.
On June 18, an advisory panel for the Food and Drug...
| Sep 3, 2010
Q: Are there any drugs to help women achieve orgasm after menopause?
A: I wish I could say yes, but there are no specific drugs for this purpose.
Viagra, which helps men maintain erections, has been tried on women. The results in helping women with...
| Feb 24, 2010
Americans are living longer than ever. As the population ages, many senior citizens are burdened with chronic illnesses, but many others remain healthy and active. When scientists investigate aging, they have to distinguish between changes caused by...
| Mar 2, 2010
The same generation that ushered in the sexual revolution is about to have its way with senior sex.
"Attitudes about sex among seniors are changing as the baby boom generation comes along," said Arthur Hall, an Orlando family physician who led a...
| Sep 23, 2009
Some people wait for beach season to get motivated for a workout. But fitness expert Jennifer Cassetty (jennifercassetty.com) points out that something even greater should spur you to keep your body in tip-top condition the whole year through:
| Apr 20, 2011
| 4:58 PM
Jackie Gill stood confidently at the front of the classroom, her PowerPoint presentation cued and ready to go with slides of hormones, sperm and fallopian tubes.
"Boys and girls, are you excited that I'm here today?" she asked the giggling seventh-...
| May 4, 2011
| 8:51 PM
A doctor nationally known for treating autism with a drug sometimes used to chemically castrate sex offenders has been suspended from practicing medicine in his home state of Maryland after state officials determined that he is putting children at risk....
| May 21, 2009
Desperate to help their autistic children, hundreds of parents nationwide are turning to an unproven and potentially damaging treatment: multiple high doses of a drug sometimes used to chemically castrate sex offenders.
The therapy is based on a theory,...
| May 14, 2010
Go for it! Empty the rack of travel brochures. Pore over them. Savor them like an after-dinner cordial; cuddle with them in bed like a good novel. Because you just might be happier planning for your trip than actually taking it.
That's according to a...
| Jul 3, 2011
| 6:28 PM
Armando Uvalle said he had noticed a slender man standing a few yards behind him as Uvalle watched his six children playing near the water at North Avenue Beach.
The man held a briefcase and a bag, and he seemed to mutter to himself, said Uvalle, 30....