Could Oral Contraceptives Help Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis?

FRIDAY, Aug. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Oral contraceptives -- also known as birth control pills -- may ease pain and improve functioning in women with rheumatoid arthritis, a small German study suggests.

Only 1 in 5 Gay Teen Boys Get HIV Test

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Gay teen boys are much less likely to get tested for HIV than older gay males, researchers report.

Acupuncture Best for Hot Flashes in Breast Cancer Survivors: Study

TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Needles beat pills for treating hot flashes in breast cancer survivors, according to a new trial that compared acupuncture, "sham" acupuncture, the medication gabapentin and a placebo pill.

Girls Lose Friends for Having Sex But Boys Don't, Study Shows

MONDAY, Aug. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The impact that young teens' sexual activity has on their circle of friends differs for girls and boys, a new study finds.

Sex Lives Best When Couples Share Child Care Duties, Survey Shows

SUNDAY, Aug. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Couples who share the responsibilities of child care end up feeling more satisfied with both their sex lives and their overall relationship, new research suggests.

Single and Happy? Your View on Relationships May Be Key

FRIDAY, Aug. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Single people can be just as happy as those in romantic relationships -- but it may depend on their temperament, a new study suggests.

Female Libido Pill Approved

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Addyi (flibanserin) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as the first drug to treat low sexual desire among premenopausal women.

FDA Approves Libido Pill for Women -- With Restrictions

TUESDAY, Aug. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved the so-called "little pink pill" -- a controversial drug intended to boost flagging sex drive in women.

FDA Could Approve First Female Libido Pill Soon

MONDAY, Aug. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration could soon approve a controversial drug aimed at boosting libido in women.

How to Mend a Broken Heart? Your Gender May Matter

FRIDAY, Aug. 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The pain of a romantic breakup may hit women harder at first, but they recover far more quickly from the loss than men do, new research suggests.