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Ex-NFL star Hernandez charged in 2013 shooting of witness Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, who was convicted last month of murdering an acquaintance in 2013, was charged on Monday with the non-fatal shooting of a man believed to be a witness to another murder of which Hernandez is accused. Pro
Yahoo! News | May 11, 2015 8:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Female cystic fibrosis patients need more contraceptive guidance, study finds As life span for once-deadly disease increases, unplanned and mistimed pregnancies are commonOnly half of women with cystic fibrosis (CF) report using contraception and frequently apt to become...
Medical News Today | May 11, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Viagra to prevent transmission of the malaria parasite? By increasing the stiffness of erythrocytes infected by the causal agent of malaria, Viagra favors their elimination from the blood circulation and may therefore reduce transmission of the parasite from humans to mosquitoes. This astonishing discovery cou
Science Daily | May 7, 2015 7:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Americans becoming more accepting of sexual freedom A new study has demonstrated changing attitudes toward sex and sexuality in the US over the past 4 decades. The authors suggest the shift is down to cultural individualism.
Medical News Today | May 6, 2015 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Possible sexual transmission of Ebola virus On March 20, 2015, 30 days after the most recent confirmed Ebola Virus Disease (Ebola) patient in Liberia was isolated, Ebola was laboratory confirmed in a woman in Monrovia.
Medical News Today | May 6, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study identifies desire and arousal as the main players in women's sexual health In a 4-year study of 178 pre- and 329 postmenopausal women, investigators found that women's sexual functioning was moderately stable over time.
Medical News Today | May 6, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How your sex life may influence endometriosis Researchers are a step closer to understanding the risk factors associated with endometriosis thanks to a new University of Adelaide study.
Medical News Today | May 5, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Improved sanitation may reduce sexual violence in South African townships Improving access to public toilets in South African urban settlements may reduce both the incidence of sexual assaults by nearly 30% and the overall cost to society, a study by researchers at the...
Medical News Today | May 1, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Genital-only screening misses many cases of gonorrhea and chlamydia in women Current public health guidelines recommend that only gay men and people with HIV should be routinely screened for extragenital gonorrhea and chlamydia, given the high burden of these sexually...
Medical News Today | May 1, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
High-dose sodium nitrite with citric acid creams better than placebo for anogenital warts A high-dose treatment of sodium nitrite, 6 percent, with citric acid, 9 percent, creams applied twice daily was more effective than placebo for treating the common sexually transmitted disease of...
Medical News Today | Apr 30, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend