Researchers were disappointed in the results of a recent AIDS drug trial. A gel called Carraguard was the latest hope in the fight against AIDS. The test results were severely marred by failure of the participating women to apply the gel when engaging in sex. Only of women in the experiment (control plus test groups) used the vaginal gel as directed every time. Still, researchers are optimistic that they are onto something.
A group of researchers in Australia have established a link between Herpes and high pregnancy blood pressure and premature birth. This is the first study to suggest such a link. The high blood pressure and early birth can lead to a massive host of other problems including cerebral palsy.
Sylvester Stallone, in an effort to distance himself from his gritty onscreen persona, has given men the advice to eat a woman's pets if she rejects your advances. The action star insists that the advice is humorous in nature. Ah. Hopefully, guys that don't know sarcasm will get the memo.
According to a study by UNC, young people in their teens and twenties gain plenty of weight. But they gain by far the most weight if they are married. And why not, you've put in your dues. It's time to let yourself go. Or to start some sort of exercise routine. Either way do it with open eyes.
A study by eHarmony and UCLA shows that people thinking about love are less likely to think about good looking people. Researchers asked subjects to pick a photo of an attractive person, not think about them, write an essay, and mark how often they thought about them. People that essayed about love were less likely to think of their hottie and could recall fewer details about them.
Music legend Paul McCartney has been embroiled in an ugly divorce for nearly a year now. But it looks like the end is in sight. A few more days of testimony and document presentation should end this legal fiasco. And if a few weeks from then, the judge can present the final split of assets. Unfortunately, there is a possibility of an appeal.
A mobile phone carrier in South Korea is offering a service called Love Detector on their plan. Essentially, an application detects patterns in a person's voice and can tell if they are sincere and passionate. A meter on the phone indicates their level of love. The company will even text you a complete analysis after the call. This is going to change everything. Hopefully, it will have a hard time distinguishing between love and drunk on booty calls.
The frontman of Oasis, Liam Gallagher, was married to long-time girlfriend Nicole Appleton on Valentine's Day 2008. It was a small ceremony conspicuously missing his brother Noel. That being said, why would America even care?
We've been saying it for a while, you can't text message breakup. We bumped into a fun sketch/ music video that provided more rationale why not.
Tilda Swinton is on the verge of becoming a huge star in America. Her turns in The Lion, The Witch, And The Wardrobe and in Michael Clayton have completely put her on the map in the US. But she has some interesting baggage back in the UK: the father of her children, her twin sons, and her lover all under one roof.