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Are pornography users more likely to exhibit unsafe sexual behaviors? Sexual risk behaviors such as casual sex, lack of condom use, and a high number of sexual partners have been linked to poor health outcomes, including an increased incidence of sexually transmitted...
Medical News Today | Feb 1, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Research uncovers connection between Craigslist personals, HIV trends Craigslist's entry into a market results in a 15.9 percent increase in reported HIV cases, according to research. When mapped at the national level, more than 6,000 HIV cases annually and treatment costs estimated between $62 million and $65.3 million can
Science Daily | Jan 30, 2015 6:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sexual offending treatment programs in prisons, hospitals are ineffective The current rehabilitation program for sexual offenders is not proven to work and leaves the public at risk, experts report. In the UK, in prisons and secure psychiatric hospitals, sexual offenders are offered the Sexual Offender Treatment Programme (SOTP
Science Daily | Jan 28, 2015 02:23 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Plastic chemicals linked to earlier menopause Plastic chemicals linked to earlier menopause | Jan 28, 2015 12:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Achieving a world without AIDS: Scale must give way to focus, details The global AIDS community has its sights set on three new goals, known as the '90-90-90' targets. That is, by 2020, 90 percent of people living with HIV should know their HIV status, 90 percent of those who test positive for HIV should begin antiretrovira
Science Daily | Jan 27, 2015 5:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Researchers find hormone that increases the sex drive of mice Mice that receive a supplement of the 'appetite hormone' ghrelin increase their sexual activity, scientists have found. Whether the hormone has the same impact on humans is unknown -- but if it does, the researchers may have found the key to future treatm
Science Daily | Jan 27, 2015 4:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What is a gynecologist? What do gynecologists do? Find out about the medical specialty of gynecology, and what gynecologists do - including information about their qualifications and the medical conditions they typically manage.
Medical News Today | Jan 27, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fatherly involvement with teenage girls may lead to safer sexual protection in college Perhaps father does know best. Female college students who said their fathers were involved in their lives as teens reported engaging in less sex and using contraception more when they do have sex.
Science Daily | Jan 26, 2015 2:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sexually-transmitted diseases: do multiple partners mean more immunity? It has been assumed that the increased transmission of sexually-transmitted diseases in the case of mating promiscuity is influential in shaping the immune system of mammals.
Medical News Today | Jan 26, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Despite CDC's recommended age for HPV vaccine, only about half of teenage girls receive it at the approved age It's a virus that is responsible for almost all cases of cervical cancer but a new study by University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers indicates that only about half of the girls...
Medical News Today | Jan 24, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend