The G-spot in women might not exist, say scientists
A team of researchers have sensationally claimed that the elusive female G-Spot may not actually exist.
After reviewing the results of 100 medical studies carried out over the past 60 years, the scientists have said none of them have evidence to suggest the G-Spot is a real part of the female body.
Sexual therapists, pornography and explicit magazines have been blamed for the lasting perception of the G-Spot, which originally rose to fame in the 1950s.
The researchers now hope their claims will comfort partners who are feeling under pressure to find the zone that is commonly believed to be conducive to sexual pleasure.
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The G-Spot is thought to be an area inside a female’s body which contain a high concentration of nerve endings.
When stimulated, it is said to lead to intense feelings of sexual satisfaction and pleasure.
As part of their study the scientists, who are from Connecticut’s Yale-New Haven Hospital in the US, studied a number of female tissue biopsies.
They recorded inconclusive results because although some biopsies contained a large number of nerve endings, other contained a very low concentration.
These results support the findings of previous research carried out at London’s King College which resulted in similar claims; that there is no evidence to support the theory of the G-Spot’s existence.
“Objective measures have failed to provide strong and consistent evidence for the existence of an anatomical site that could be related to the famed G-spot,” said Dr Amichai Kilchevsky, the study’s lead researcher.
“Lots of women feel almost as though it is their fault they can't find it. The reality is that it is probably not something, historically or evolutionarily, that should even exist,” he added.
The results of the study have been published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.
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LG launches purpose-built smart TV for hospitals
LG Business Solutions USA has announced two new hospital TVs that are designed to improve patient management and engagement while adhering to critical safety standards for healthcare facilities.
One of the TVs is LG's biggest ever screen for a hospital - the 65-inch 4K Ultra HD model. It has LG’s NanoCell display technology, enabling it to display vivid pictures, and provides built-in support for hospital pillow speakers and embedded broadband LAN capability, so hospitals can deliver video on demand without requiring a separate set-top box in the patient room.
It also includes configuration software with an intuitive interface for setting up the TV to work in a hospital setting, plus a software-enabled access point feature that turns the TV into a Wi-Fi hotspot.
The second TV screen is the 15-inch Personal Healthcare Smart Touch TV with a multi-touch screen. It is designed to be installed on an adjustable arm for use in shared spaces or smaller patient rooms and will support LG's new, modular LG AM-AC21EA video camera, and HD video communication.
Both include support for video conferencing, and are UL Certified for use in healthcare facilities, a global safety standard. They also feature LG’s integrated Pro:Centric hospital management solutions, allowing hospitals and LG’s patient engagement development partners to personalise a patient's room, providing entertainment, hospital information, services, patient education, and more.
Additionally its communication platform makes it possible to conduct video calls between patients and clinicians or family.
“Our newest LG hospital TVs reflect ongoing feedback from the industry and include capabilities integrated to meet the unique needs of a critical market” said Tom Mottlau, Director of Healthcare Solutions, LG Electronics USA.
“Our healthcare patient engagement development partners requested an upgradable version of webOS for our Pro:Centric smart TV platform so they could more easily introduce new features for their hospital customers. For the latest versions of webOS, LG worked closely with our partners to make their request a reality and to deliver a hospital TV platform that can evolve over time.”