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Study finds no link between HPV vaccination and increase in STIs New research into the prevalence of sexually transmitted infections also suggests that vaccination for the human papillomavirus is unlikely to promote unsafe sex.
Medical News Today | Feb 10, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
LGBT teens who come out at school have better self-esteem, study finds Despite the risk of being bullied, coming out in high school is better for students' well-being in the long-run, according to a new study. Students who were open about their sexual orientation or gender identity in high school reported higher self-esteem
Science Daily | Feb 9, 2015 9:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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HPV vaccination not linked to riskier sex, study finds Receiving the HPV vaccine does not increase rates of sexually transmitted infections in adolescent females, suggesting that vaccinating girls is not likely to promote unsafe sexual activity, according to new findings.
Science Daily | Feb 9, 2015 4:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Female patients with primary Sjgren's syndrome more likely to experience sexual dysfunction Researchers have warned that sexual dysfunction should not be ignored in patients with primary Sjgren's syndrome after finding that women with the condition experience significantly more sexual...
Medical News Today | Feb 9, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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John Whitehead, former leader of Goldman Sachs, has died: company John Whitehead, former senior partner and co-chairman of Goldman Sachs who helped make it a top-tier Wall Street firm and led its international expansion, has died, the investment bank said on Saturday. "We grieve the loss of John Whitehead and honor
Yahoo! News | Feb 7, 2015 5:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Increasing contraceptive knowledge to promote safe use of isotretinoin An information sheet on contraceptives improved knowledge about their effectiveness among women visiting a dermatology practice, which could help promote safer use of the acne medicine isotretinoin...
Medical News Today | Feb 6, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Why do new strains of HIV spread slowly? Most HIV epidemics are still dominated by the first strain that entered a particular population. New research offers an explanation of why the global mixing of HIV variants is so slow.
Science Daily | Feb 5, 2015 7:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Female patients with primary Sjgrens syndrome more likely to experience sexual dysfunction Sexual dysfunction should not be ignored in patients with primary Sjgrens syndrome, researchers state after finding that women with the condition experience significantly more sexual dysfunction than healthy controls. Primary Sjgren's syndrome (pSS) is th
Science Daily | Feb 5, 2015 03:18 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Contraceptive counseling at dermatologist's office improves knowledge of effectiveness Providing women who take a powerful acne drug with a fact sheet about contraception while visiting the dermatologist can significantly improve their awareness of the most effective birth control options and may prevent unintended pregnancies and birth def
Science Daily | Feb 4, 2015 5:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study shows Mirena (LNG-IUS 52mg) significantly more effective than copper IUD in preventing pregnancy A study, published online in the journal of Contraception, concludes that while both Mirena and copper intrauterine devices (Cu-IUD) are highly effective methods - with Pearl Indices of 0.
Medical News Today | Feb 4, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend