Here are this week’s most interesting discussions of peer-reviewed research in health and medicine:
- Ever wondered how often your grandparents are having sex? No? Well, some researchers did. Dr. Skeptic of Skepticemia discusses the findings of a recent study on sex among seniors.
- If you are like me and suffer from allergies, you may or may not be aware that your symptoms have a diurnal pattern. Morning is always the absolute worst for me. Scicurious digs through the literature to unravel the daily symptom swings of your sinuses.
- Although the finding is a tad counter-intuitive, a recent study suggests that while exercise reduces appetite it may also increase caloric consumption. William Yates of Brian Posts has the full coverage.
- And finally, Connor Bamford of Rule of 6ix provides a fascinating and thorough background on the small pox virus.
Come back next week for more riveting discussions of health and medicine