Only 12% women distressed by low sex drive

A survey conducted on 31,581 women between the age group of 18 to 102 in US revealed that 44% of women had sexual problems. But the brighter side of the survey shows that only 12% of them are distressed by their condition.

43% of the women complained of sexual dysfunction; 39% experienced low levels of sexual desire; 26% had
arousal problems and 21% had difficulties with orgasm.

Fat women want more when it comes to sex

A study conducted by Dr Bliss Kaneshiro, an assistant professor at the School of Medicine at the University of Hawaii, and Oregon State University professor Marie Harvey shows that fat women have more sex than their thin counterparts.

The findings were based on data from the 2002 National Survey of Family Growth which studied the sexual behaviour of more than 7,000 women.

Dr Kaneshiro studied the relationship between body mass index and sexual behavior, including sexual orientation, age at first intercourse, number of partners, and frequency of intercourse.

Drinking Alcohol in moderation during pregnancy does not harm children

A research was conducted by Dr Yvonne Kelly of the Epidemiology & Public Health department of University College London (UCL) and colleagues and other research establishments in the UK to ascertain the effects of alcohol during pregnancy.

The researchers found that drinking 1 to 2 units of alcohol per week does not harm children in the mother’s womb. These children were at no greater risk of developing behavioral problems as those whose mother abstained from alcohol during pregnancy.

Jennifer Lopez signs a deal with Universal Media Studios

NBC Universal's division Universal Media Studios struck a deal with Jennifer Lopez and her company Nuyorican Productions signing them for a two year contract on first look television development deal. Via this deal, the NBC aims to come up with a series of television projects unique in its content. The proposed project was announced by NBC Entertainment and Universal Media Studios co-chairman Ben Silverman.

Police discovers a gun used in Hudson’s family homicide

It was one of the breakthroughs achieved for the Chicago Police as they found an evidence in the Hudson family killings. The police recovered a gun which was supposedly used to kill the Academy Award Winner Jennifer Hudson's mother, brother and young nephew. The gun was lying in the vacant space in a corner where the body of the deceased seven year old Julian King was recovered inside an SUV on Monday.

Selenium and vitamin E don't help in curing prostate cancer

Some earlier researches showed that intake of vitamin E and Selenium helps in curing prostate cancer. But a seven-year research on the effects of Vitamin E and selenium supplements on prostate cancer was stopped.

Analysis of the data collected from more than 35,000 subjects and 400 sites across the United States showed that there were slightly more prostate cancers in men taking vitamin E alone, and slightly more diabetes in men taking only selenium. The 114 million-dollars study was conducted by U.S. National Cancer Institute.

Female War Veterans Haunted By Sexual Trauma

Women may have acquired the privilege of joining the armed forces on equal footing to their male counterparts, however, a new study reveals that one in seven female Iraq and Afghanistan veterans seeking VA medical care, reported undergoing incidents of sexual trauma, such as, rape and sexual harassment during military service. Those reporting sexual trauma were three times more likely to suffer from depression, post traumatic stress disorder, anxiety disorders, adjustment disorders, drug addiction or alcoholism, including other mental illnesses.

Reward of $100,000 for Hudson’s missing nephew

A reward of $100,000 has been offered for tracing Jennifer Hudson’s nephew. The reward was announced by Hudson’s family for 7 year old Julian King who has been missing ever since Hudson’s mother and brother were shot dead in Chicago.

Jennifer has appealed to her fans through a blog post to trace her nephew.

Prices of gasoline, crude oil fall due to economic slump

As US gasoline demand fell 6.4 percent last week, owing to the global economic slump, the average price of regular gasoline at filling stations fell to $2.78 a gallon.

According to oil analyst Trilby Lundberg’s survey, gasoline use for the year is down 3.2 percent from a year earlier. And the average price for regular gasoline has not been this low since October 5, 2007, when it was $2.75 a gallon.

Sarah Palin pulling away from McCain campaign

Sarah Palin has definitely made an impact in the 2008 presidential elections – and, no matter what the outcome of the election may be, the Alaska governor has stood out on her own! In less than two months after being chosen as Republican John McCain’s running mate, Palin has become arguably the most polarizing figure in US politics.

Despite a hardening perception that she is ill-qualified to become commander-in-chief, she is drawing bigger crowds than McCain, on the campaign trail, and has become the main source of enthusiasm among grassroots conservatives.

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