Tag Archives: Women

ADVANCE study shows high frequency of major weight gain in women receiving dolutegravir with TAF

Metabolic syndrome – including obesity – developed significantly more frequently in people who received dolutegravir, tenofovir alafenamide (TAF) and emtricitabine compared to other regimens in the South African ADVANCE study, Michelle Moorhouse reported on Thursday at the 17th European AIDS Conference in Basel, Switzerland. Furthermore, updated follow-up from the study showed that close to 60%… Read More »

Why women SHOULD fake orgasms: It might make them more likely to have a real one, study claims

Why women SHOULD fake orgasms: Females who pretend to climax in hope of turning themselves on ‘are more likely to have a real one’ Some researchers believe there is credit to the idea of ‘fake it ’til you make it’  A survey found a link between faking orgasms and real orgasm consistency The are ‘obvious’… Read More »

Psychiatric Illness More Common in Women Undergoing Oophorectomy

Not infrequently we see women who ask about the possibility of oophorectomy (surgical removal of the ovaries) as a means of managing what appears to be a menstrually related mood disorder.  While this is an option rarely pursued, it appears that women with certain psychiatric conditions are more likely to undergo bilateral oophorectomy for non-malignant… Read More »