'Regular sex keeps you younger' claims are unsupported
4 monthes ago - By NHS
"Scientists have found you can hold back the hands of time with a regular romp," is The Sun's typically colourful headline.
While a healthy sex life may be a good thing, the research in question isn't exactly mind blowing.
The study included 129 mothers from San Francisco, half of whom had a child with an autism spectrum disorder and were considered to have high stress levels.
The researchers wanted to assess the quality of these women's intimate relationships. Over a one-week period, they asked the women about their sex life and took blood samples to measure telomere length. Telomeres are...
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