How a Kaikōura couple found meaning and comfort protecting a rare native bird.

The dotterel whisperers. To say Ailsa McGilvaryHoward loves the banded dotterel is an understatement. She literally wears one on her heart — on a necklace. Ailsa’s first encounter with the pompom-like native bird was during hard times. She and her husband Ted had been married for 20 years when he was diagnosed with cancer and…

Are women’s lives at risk from drugs tested mainly on men?

Some of the biggest medical studies have featured no females AT ALL — risking dangerous side-effects and even deaths. As the first women’s health tsar is appointed, the worrying question… USING ‘male’ crash-test t dummies to determine how men en and women would fare in n car accidents has been blamed amed for the dismal…

MY EX HAD THE BABY I COULDN’T GIVE HIM

My ex and I split over the stress of fertility issues during lockdown. He was the love of my life but he couldn’t deal with me on all the hormones – and I was a nightmare, at the time, I didn’t blame him. Now just two years later, he’s moved on and had a baby…

Speed your recovery

For better mental health, throw in some quicker running MANY STUDIES HAVE attested to the power of moderate exercise in boosting mental health. But could even bigger gains be made by pushing yourself a little harder on a regular basis? Yes, according to a new study in The Journal Of Sports Medicine And Physical Fitness….

Spinal surgery ‘my last chance to have a life’

FOR Melanie Hartshorn, the situation is as grave as it gets – raise £100,000 by October for vital surgery on her spine or die. To make matters worse, if that is possible, a ‘halo’ brace keeping her alive is currently broken leaving her prone to seizures and nausea with the smallest of movements. Melanie, 32,…

Penile Implant Surgery in India

ED is one of the early signs of cardiovascular disease. A beginning of penile dysfunction treatment India can emphatically predict cardiovascular disease in the next 2-5 years.

Testosterone Does Not Promote Atherosclerosis or Improved Sex Life in Older Men

Testosterone replacement therapy has been touted by many manufacturers as a panacea for failing sexual function in older men as well as a treatment for a host of age-related diseases. Testosterone supplementation has come under scrutiny after some studies have shown that the therapy increased the risk of cardiovascular disease. Shalender Bhasin and colleagues at…

Levels Of Sexuality

Human beings are complex creatures and how we express our sexuality illustrates this more than any of our behaviors. Researchers in human sexual behavior think they have it all figured out. However; there are aspects of sexuality that science hasn’t quite caught up with yet. This article does not claim to be scientific. Science is…

Nudity and Sex: Telling the Truth and Nothing But

Humans are sexual beings and it cannot be disputed that our sexuality plays a major role in our lives. Sexuality is an integral part of our personalities whether we are aware of it or not and the sex drive is one of the most powerful drives we have to deal with. Unlike lower animals, our…