Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Well-Being Linked to Sexual Satisfaction in Women and other Health Matters

Study: Sexually satisfied women experience well-being

Results of a new study show that women who are sexually satisfied experience greater vitality and well-being compared to sexually dissatisfied women. The findings, published The Journal of Sexual Medicine, studied women age 20 to 65 to find the correlation between sexual satisfaction, vitality and well-being in women. Read more

High heels today cause foot pain later

Results of a new study show the importance of making smart shoe choices during our younger years. High heels worn by young women could cause hindfoot pain later in life. The study, published in Arthritis Care & Research, also reveals older men have less foot and heel pain with aging, making high heels, sandals, and slippers suspect for foot and ankle problems that primarily affect women. Read more

Researchers explore pets for health and happiness

Researchers from University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine Research Center for Human-Animal Interaction (ReCHAI) are exploring how pets contribute to health and happiness. Pets could help us solve many of our societal problems by promoting psychological well being and by encouraging exercise, aiding in the fight against obesity and other chronic illnesses. Pet ownership can make us healthy and happy in ways that are not yet completely understood. Read more