Feb 24, 2017

Indian censors block release of 'lady-oriented' film

India’s censor board has refused to certify a film it describes as “lady-oriented,” sparking a furious response from the director, in the latest case to highlight fears over creative freedom in the country. In a letter, the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) told ...

Feb 22, 2017

U.S. studies on testosterone treatment show mixed results

Five new U.S. clinical studies on testosterone treatments for older men showed mixed results on whether the male hormone therapy carries cardiovascular risks, according to research published on Tuesday. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2015 stepped up its warning about testosterone products, ...

Porn 'tube' sites threaten children and actors, critics say

Jan 29, 2017

Porn 'tube' sites threaten children and actors, critics say

A new documentary claims that pornography has got “uglier and nastier,” with actors forced to shoot more hard-core films for less since the explosion of free-to-view internet sites like Youporn and Pornhub. “Pornocracy,” made by Ovidie, a former French porn star turned director, claims ...

Sex exists to avoid disease, study demonstrates

Dec 21, 2016

Sex exists to avoid disease, study demonstrates

From an evolutionary perspective, sexual reproduction could be seen as a nonstarter. Compared to cloning, which also exists in nature, it is a major waste of time and energy. Think of the ungainly, preening peacock — an easy snack for tigers and wild dogs ...

South Korean president's office explains Viagra purchase

Nov 23, 2016

South Korean president's office explains Viagra purchase

The increasingly strange political scandal surrounding South Korean President Park Geun-hye has now left her office defending the purchase of erectile dysfunction pills. Park’s office on Wednesday confirmed revelations by an opposition lawmaker that it purchased about 360 Viagra pills and the generic version ...