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Living liver donors report lower sexual function in early months post-surgery Donor education pre-transplant may help improve recovery, reduce concernsA new study found that sexual function in adult living donors was lower at the evaluation phase and at three months...
Medical News Today | Apr 30, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Youths evaluated for sexual abuse at risk for revictimization online Survey shows many vulnerable teens engage in sexting, are solicited online and meet in person with someone they first met onlineMany suspected victims of child sexual abuse are sharing sexually...
Medical News Today | Apr 30, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Improving the effect of HIV drugs by the use of a vaccine A vaccine containing a protein necessary for virus replication can boost an HIV-infected patient's immune system, according to clinical research. This boost can result in increased effectiveness of antiretroviral drugs.
Science Daily | Apr 29, 2015 1:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Text messaging useful for reaching 'at-risk' teens about sex Text messaging that connects teens with sexual health educators may be effective for delivering sexual health information, according to a recent study by a researcher in The Edward R.
Medical News Today | Apr 29, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
As circumcision wounds heal, HIV-positive men may spread virus to female partners: Uganda study Scientists report that a new study of HIV-infected men in Uganda has identified a temporary, but potentially troublesome unintended consequence of the procedure: a possible increased risk of infecting female sexual partners while circumcision wounds heal.
Science Daily | Apr 28, 2015 6:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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A minority of women seek health care after military sexual assault Most female service members who experience sexual assault are unlikely to seek post-assault health care, at least in the short term, suggests a new study.
Science Daily | Apr 28, 2015 4:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Stopping HIV in its tracks: New subdermal implant delivers potent antiretroviral drugs A novel, subdermal implant delivering potent antiretroviral drugs shows extreme promise in stopping the spread of HIV, researchers report. Scientists say that they have developed a matchstick size implant, similar to a contraceptive implant, that successf
Science Daily | Apr 28, 2015 1:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HIV prevention and risk behaviors follow weekly patterns The peak time for seeking information on topics related to HIV, such as prevention and testing, is at the beginning of the week, while risky sexual behaviors tend to increase on the weekends, according to a new analysis.
Science Daily | Apr 27, 2015 3:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HPV vaccine should not be delayed New research shows early benefits from the human papillomavirus vaccine in young girls. The HPV vaccine, which protects against four types of HPV shown to cause cervical cancer and anogenital warts, is offered free through school-based programs to young g
Science Daily | Apr 27, 2015 3:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sexual risk reduction intervention more effective for adolescent boys than girls, new research shows Nearly half of high school students in the U.S. have had sexual intercourse and one third did not use a condom during their last sexual encounter, this study examined whether an intensive theory-driven intervention would prevent sexual risk behavior in yo
Science Daily | Apr 27, 2015 2:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend