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Can social media help stop the spread of HIV? In addition to providing other potential benefits to public health, all of those tweets and Facebook posts could help curb the spread of HIV. Although public health researchers have focused early applications of social media on reliably monitoring the spr
Science Daily | Oct 29, 2014 4:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Tourism as a driver of illicit drug use, HIV risk in the Dominican Republic A new study concludes three thing: (1) local demand shifts drug routes to tourism areas, (2) drugs shape local economies and (3) drug use facilitates HIV risk behaviors in tourism areas.
Science Daily | Oct 29, 2014 1:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Tenofovir gel use associated with lower HSV-2 risk in women Analysis found risk reduced by 46 percent in women who used gel regularly; Affirms results of CAPRISA 004 trialThe risk of acquiring herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) was reduced by half among...
Medical News Today | Oct 29, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Could a Japanese mushroom extract eradicate HPV? An extract from shiitake mushrooms - AHCC - could help treat HPV infection, according to new research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.
Medical News Today | Oct 29, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sleeping with more than 20 women in a lifetime linked to lower prostate cancer risk A new study suggests men who sleep with more than 20 women may be at lower risk of prostate cancer, while men with more than 20 male sexual partners may be at higher risk.
Medical News Today | Oct 28, 2014 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Prostate cancer risk reduced by sleeping with many women, but increased with many men, study finds Compared to men who have had only one partner during their lifetime, having sex with more than 20 women is associated with a 28% lower risk of one day being diagnosed with prostate cancer. However, having more than 20 male partners in one's lifetime is as
Science Daily | Oct 28, 2014 12:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Improving the sex lives of women with back problems Newly published findings from the University of Waterloo are giving women with bad backs renewed hope for better sex lives.
Medical News Today | Oct 28, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sexual preference for masculine men and feminine women is an urban habit In a world of matinee idols and cover girls it's easy to assume that humans want their men to be manly and their women womanly.
Medical News Today | Oct 25, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
High-dose vitamin D not effective for helping women with repeat reproductive tract infections Vitamin D appears not to be effective for treating repeat occurrences of bacterial vaginosis (BV), the most common reproductive infection among women worldwide. While earlier studies have shown a correlation between low vitamin D levels and BV, new resear
Science Daily | Oct 24, 2014 2:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study shows CPAP use for sleep apnea does not negatively impact sexual quality of life Patients who use a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device to treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) often believe that it makes them less sexually attractive, according to researchers at...
Medical News Today | Oct 24, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend