Not much is known about addiction to pornography—not the numbers of people affected or even the precise definition. There just isn't a body of research surrounding the issue.
"There is a real dearth of good, evidence-based therapeutic literature," says Dr. Valerie Voon, a neuropsychiatrist at the University of Cambridge in this article.
The relatively recent advent of the Internet has revolutionized the world of porn, serving up raw, unfiltered, hard-core and nonstop stimulation. The result is a cohort of (mostly) men who have become addicted and desensitized to the dopamine rush of a constant barrage of online porn.Read the whole article
A mysterious flu-like sickness that affects some men after they've had an orgasm is exceedingly rare, but scientists warn its prevalence may be greater than we know due to under-diagnosing of the illness. The condition – called Post-Orgasmic Illness Syndrome (POIS) – was only first reported in 2002, but since then some 50...Read More
A fruitarian diet is a type of vegan diet. All vegan diets can lack adequate levels of B-12, calcium, vitamin D, zinc, iodine and long chain omega-3 fats, all nutrients found abundantly in animal sources. People on these diets usually take supplements to meet their nutritional needs. Since fruitarian diets...Read More
E-cigarettes may be a less dangerous way to use tobacco, and may help established smokers reduce their immediate risk of death and disease, but they can hook teens and young adults and raise their risk of becoming smokers, a new report finds. The report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering...Read More