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Sufficient sleep is important for healthy sexual desire In a study of 171 women, those who obtained more sleep on a given night experienced greater sexual desire the next day.
Medical News Today | Mar 18, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Common herpes medication reduces HIV-1 levels, independent of herpes infection Valacyclovir reduces HIV-1 levels even when patients do not have herpes -- results from a resent study indicate. The result not only means that Valacyclovir can be used effectively with a broader range of HIV-1 patients, but also suggests promising new av
Science Daily | Mar 13, 2015 5:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Experimental herpes vaccine upends traditional approach and shows promise A new type of vaccine could be the first-ever for preventing genital herpes--one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases, affecting 500 million people worldwide. Using a counterintuitive approach, researchers were able to prevent both infections
Science Daily | Mar 9, 2015 4:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Decreased sexual activity, desire may lead to decline in serum testosterone in older men In older men, decreased sexual activity and desire, not erectile dysfunction, may cause serum testosterone to decline, a new study from Australia finds.
Science Daily | Mar 8, 2015 1:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
When I'm 64 -- I'll still have hot flashes? Some 40 percent of women 60 to 65 years old still have hot flashes. For many, the hot flashes are occasional and mild, but for some, they remain really troublesome. Sexual symptoms also remain a problem for more than half these older women. Furthermore, w
Science Daily | Mar 2, 2015 5:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Postmenopausal women with VVA report improved satisfaction with VagiCap Newly released patient satisfaction survey results from a study of a novel investigational vaginal estrogen treatment show promise for improving quality of life and satisfaction for postmenopausal women who experience pain during sex and other symptoms as
Science Daily | Feb 20, 2015 2:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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New HPV vaccine offers greater protection against cervical cancer than current vaccine Scientists have developed a new HPV (human papilloma virus) vaccine which protects against nine types of the virus -- seven of which cause most cases of cervical cancer. The new vaccine offers significantly greater protection than the current vaccine, whi
Science Daily | Feb 19, 2015 12:18 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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HPV vaccine highly effective against multiple cancer-causing strains According to a multinational clinical trial involving nearly 20,000 young women, the human papilloma virus vaccine, Cervarix, not only has the potential to prevent cervical cancer, but was effective against other common cancer-causing human papillomavirus
Science Daily | Feb 13, 2015 9:50 PM [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