Sex pill for women could also help weight loss

HEALTH NOTES: Pill that boosts women’s sex drive could also help them lose weight A pill that boosts women’s sex drive could also help weight loss. Flibanserin, dubbed the ‘female Viagra’, can help women shed up to five per cent of body weight.  In a study, a quarter of post-menopausal women…

Study finds women nap half as much as men

Fancy a nap? You’re most likely a man! Study finds that women are half as likely as their male counterparts to sleep in the afternoon Poll of 2,000 Britons found 13% of men had a daily nap but just 6% of women Also found a quarter of women said they…

Targeted interventions raise HPV vaccine acceptance in women

(HealthDay)—Among young women, targeted educational interventions, particularly educational videos, increase human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine acceptability and knowledge, according to a study published online July 9 in Obstetrics & Gynecology. Lori Cory, M.D., from the University of Pennsylvania and the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, and colleagues conducted an exploratory…