Posts Tagged ‘sex’

Sex, Alcohol, and GLP-1 Clickbait

April 24, 2024 — Clickbait is a new spin on an old thing. Sex, drugs, and rock ’n’ roll used to be the formula for drawing eyes to advertising. Now the hottest clickbait is sex, alcohol, and GLP-1 drugs. People magazine tells us this month that GLP-1 agonists “may impact the desire to drink alcohol or have sex.” Oh […]

Lonely Brains Seeking Food

April 12, 2024 — Do our brains respond differently to food cues when we’re feeling lonely or socially isolated? New research from UCLA certainly suggests this may be true. Researchers from UCLA published findings in JAMA Network Open last week from an analysis of functional MRI (fMRI) scans of 93 women with varying levels of self-reported social isolation. The women […]

Sex, Gender, and Obesity

February 3, 2016 — A pair of new studies are nudging us to stop and think how sex, gender, and obesity interact to influence health. Both the expression of gender and differences in neurological function between the sexes may have important implications for the risks and management of obesity. In Obesity, Bryn Austin and colleagues report finding a significant relationship […]