Attitude

Attitude

Testosterone Can Lead To Bad Choices

Testosterone, a popular supplement for men worried about maintaining their vigor, should actually make men worried about maintaining something else: good judgement. Researchers at Caltech are convinced that higher levels of testosterone increase the tendency in men to rely on their intuitive judgments and reduce cognitive reflection. The researchers found […]

Attitude Women's Health

Six Tips For Restful Sleep

The New York Times asked five experts, or at least somewhat knowledgeable people, for their advice on the best way to get a good night’s sleep. ¬†Here’s what they said, and here’s the short version. Have someone read to you. Take a bath. Use a weighted blanket. Sleep in a […]

Attitude Fitness Pain

Boring Desk Job? Try A Tough Mudder

Ever wonder what drives people to pay good money to suffer through Tough Mudders and other grueling endurance events? Now we know. It’s their day jobs. Researchers at Cardiff University are convinced that pain and suffering, especially pain and suffering blended with team spirit, are the ideal antidote for the […]

Attitude Pain

Hair Loss Drugs and Erectile Dysfunction

Researchers at Northwestern University have found that finasteride, which is marketed as Propecia (the hair-loss drug taken by Donald Trump), can cause persistent erectile dysfunction (PED) that persists for months or years after a man stops taking the drug. A Northwestern University news release reports that among the men studied, […]

Attitude Sex

Better Sex Life = Better Work Life

Note to employers: your best workers have the best sex lives. That’s the suggestion of research conducted at the University of Washington and the University of Oregon, where business school professors¬†followed 159 married employees over the course of two weeks, asking them to complete two brief surveys each day. A […]

Attitude Fitness

Is Your Health App Too Friendly?

Sure, interactive health apps are good for your health, and back and forth communication between wearer and device has been shown to increase likelihood that the wearer will actually follow through with a recommended exercise. That’s the good news. The bad news, from researchers at Penn State and the University […]