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Many Women Experience Paralysis During Sexual Assault

Many people assume that during a sexual assault, the victim will fight back. But a new study from Sweden finds that, during an attack, it’s common for victims to experience an innate, defensive reaction that renders them paralyzed. This physiological response, called “tonic immobility,” is normal in the face of extreme fear and happens involuntarily… Read More »

How Your Belly Fat Is Linked to Your Immune System

You may not love your belly fat, but one large sheet of fat that stretches across your abdomen serves an important purpose: This fat, called the omentum, plays a role in the immune system, according to a new review. No matter your weight, everybody has an omentum. The fatty structure connects many organs in the… Read More »

Tourette Syndrome: Finally, Something to Shout About

Tourette syndrome is a mysterious medical curiosity that has puzzled doctors for more than a century. People who have it suffer from tics and other behavioral problems, such as obsessive compulsive traits and attention deficit disorder. In addition, they are cursed by a stereotype that they swear loudly and inappropriately. In reality, 10 percent actually… Read More »

What is Hermaphrodite? Pictures of Hermaphrodite Human

The first hermaphrodite picture was created in 1860, when French photographer Gaspard-Felix Tournachon, otherwise known as Nadar, took nine photographs of a young person with a male build and stature, but who might have identified as female. These are considered the first hermaphrodite human pictures in the world, and were reserved only for medical uses.… Read More »

Sex with Condom vs. Without

It is commonly acknowledged that you should have protected sex to prevent unwanted pregnancy and protect yourself from sexually transmitted diseases. Although people understand the importance of wearing condoms, they still try to avoid wearing it for different reasons. Unprotected sex puts them at a greater risk of pregnancy and catching infections, but they can’t… Read More »

Benefits of Abstinence

What exactly is abstinence, and why does it matter? Abstinence means to make a conscious decision not to have intercourse with a partner until you are ready to do so. For some people, abstinence until marriage feels appropriate. For others, abstinence means avoiding sex until you find that special someone who has been with you… Read More »