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Could promotion of expedited partner therapy reduce STI incidence? A new study suggests a public health program promoting expedited partner therapy for STIs may be an effective way to increase treatment uptake and reduce STI incidence.
Medical News Today | Jan 18, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Contraceptive study seeks to reduce unintended pregnancies, Australia A major four-year trial will offer GPs across Victoria specialised training on contraception to reduce the number of unintended pregnancies by increasing uptake of Long Acting Reversible...
Medical News Today | Jan 16, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Long-acting drug effectively prevents HIV-like infection in monkeys HIV infection can be prevented with regimens of antiretroviral drugs, however, their effectiveness depends on a patient's ability to take the pills as prescribed. HIV researchers hope cabotegravir would make compliance easier for some by requiring only on
Science Daily | Jan 15, 2015 5:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HIV/AIDS patients in Deep South of U.S. have lower survival rates A nine-state region of the US South has the nation's lowest five-year survival rate among people diagnosed with HIV or AIDS, according to new research. Fifteen percent of people diagnosed with HIV and 27 percent of those diagnosed with AIDS in 2003-2004 h
Science Daily | Jan 14, 2015 9:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bisexual women have worse mental health than lesbians in the UK Bisexual women are more likely to experience poor mental health and mental distress than lesbians, according to new research from the United Kingdom.
Science Daily | Jan 14, 2015 01:43 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What's that I smell? New 'poppers' are not what you think While it is widely known that huffing - inhaling organic solvents or propellants to achieve a high - is extremely dangerous, new products being sold as poppers and distributed throughout the US, primarily to men who have sex with men (MSM), actually conta
Science Daily | Jan 13, 2015 4:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study supports link between injectable hormonal contraceptive and HIV risk Women using depot medroxyprogesterone acetate, commonly known as Depo-Provera or the birth control shot, have a moderately increased risk of becoming infected with HIV, a large meta-analysis of 12 studies involving more than 39,500 women has found. Other
Science Daily | Jan 9, 2015 09:56 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Teens influenced by misconceptions of their peers Adolescents tend to judge their peers according to misguided stereotypes, and these misconceptions can in turn lead to risky behavior, according to a new study.
Medical News Today | Jan 8, 2015 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What motivates males who commit sexual assault on campus? The shocking statistic that about one in five women will be the victim of sexual assault while in college is made even more so by the fact that most of those women will know their assailants.
Medical News Today | Jan 8, 2015 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Criminal behavior in patients with neurodegenerative diseases studied Criminal behavior can occur in patients with some neurodegenerative diseases, although patients with Alzheimer's disease were among the least likely to commit crimes, according to a study.
Science Daily | Jan 5, 2015 5:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend