to a new study, healthier men, no matter their age, have better
sex more frequently and desire it more often than healthier women
and a healthier sex life could mean a longer life.
findings have wide implication for attitudes toward public health
and how patients respond to doctors' advice. If a doctor tells
a man diagnosed with diabetes or high blood pressure that losing
weight could mean five extra years of sex life, that could be
a powerful incentive.
men by an average of five to six years and without a partner,
women are less likely to engage in sex. Also, while there is a
cultural acceptance for drugs such as Viagra for men, this is
not necessarily the case for women.