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Latest Physical attractiveness Stories

2009-09-02 12:55:22

Waist-hip ratios may be the best indicator of obesity risk in the elderly, U.S. researchers suggest.

2009-09-01 16:38:33

Body mass index (BMI) readings may not be the best gauge of obesity in older adults, according to new research from UCLA endocrinologists and geriatricians. Instead, they say, the ratio of waist size to hip size may be a better indicator when it comes to those over 70.

2009-08-25 14:50:00

When it comes to potential mates, women may be as complicated as men claim they are, according to psychologists.

2009-08-24 23:23:39

Women judge men's facial attractiveness on a sexual level, based on the jawbone, cheekbone and lips, and a non-sexual level of aesthetics, U.S. researchers say. Robert G.

2009-08-12 13:30:47

Women are not that interested in casual sex, but women are more willing if the man is exceptionally attractive, British researchers suggest. Dr.

2009-08-11 09:17:44

Men are far more interested in casual sex than women. While men need to be exceptionally attractive to tempt women to consider casual sex, men are far less choosy.

2009-06-29 00:00:38

Most men agree on which women are hot, but some women can find a man attractive while others don't, U.S.

2009-06-26 13:55:42

Hot or not? Men agree on the answer. Women don't.

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2009-06-24 08:58:34

Researchers are baffled to find indications that women have more of an issue with looking at babies with facial birth defects than men.

2009-06-23 11:00:17

Dr. Janet D. Latner, an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa, has co-authored an article in the July 2009 edition of the Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy on "Weight Stigma in Existing Relationships."


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