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International law fails to protect pregnant women in war zones, argue doctors Deaths from violent conflict and lack of available care are major causes of mortality among pregnant women in war zones, warn doctors in a new article.
Science Daily | Apr 21, 2016 01:11 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study identifies effects of hormonal contraceptives on anti-viral immunity Women account for approximately half of all individuals living with HIV worldwide, and researchers wanted to identify the risk factors that increase susceptibility of women to genital infection.
Science Daily | Apr 19, 2016 10:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Genes predict age of first sexual encounter As our understanding of the human genome broadens, we uncover many unexpected connections. New research describes genes that influence the age at which we first have sex.
Medical News Today | Apr 19, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Can trajectory of child sexual abuse victims be changed? Authors and investigators have announced the highly anticipated preliminary results of the clinical trials performed at the Little Warriors Be Brave Ranch, confirming that the four-week intervention program significantly reduces the psychological impacts
Science Daily | Apr 18, 2016 8:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New scientific evidence of sexual transmission of the Zika virus A study by researchers from Inserm, the Paris Public Hospitals (Bichat Hospital, AP-HP), Aix-Marseille University, and the National Reference Centre for Arboviruses confirms that the ZIKA virus...
Medical News Today | Apr 18, 2016 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Neonatal circumcision does not reduce penile sensitivity in men New research published in the Journal of Urology ® challenges widely accepted beliefs Few data are available concerning the consequences of neonatal circumcision on penile sensitivity in adults.
Medical News Today | Apr 15, 2016 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New principle for brain-controlled hormone secretion The concentration of the hormone prolactin in the blood is controlled by dopamine. However, the system can be thrown off balance by certain drugs, especially antipsychotics, which can result in sexual side effects. A new study in rats shows how dopamine c
Science Daily | Apr 14, 2016 6:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Neonatal circumcision does not reduce penile sensitivity in men, study finds Few data are available concerning the consequences of neonatal circumcision on penile sensitivity in adults. New research indicates that there are no differences in penile sensitivity for a variety of stimulus types and penile sites between circumcised an
Science Daily | Apr 14, 2016 3:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Prevalence of homosexuality in men is stable throughout time since many carry the genes Around half of all heterosexual men and women potentially carry so-called homosexuality genes that are passed on from one generation to the next. This has helped homosexuality to be present among humans throughout history, even though homosexual men norma
Science Daily | Apr 12, 2016 5:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HIV vaccine candidate confirms promise in preclinical study An HIV vaccine candidate has shown to generate more than 80 percent protection in groups of twelve female monkeys against high dose, repeated AIDS virus exposures during part of a preclinical study.
Science Daily | Apr 11, 2016 12:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend