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One in five people with heart conditions stop having sex, UK survey Sex is impossible for a fifth of people with heart conditions, according to new statistics released by the British Heart Foundation (BHF).
Medical News Today | Jun 24, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Many ER patients test positive for HIV while in most infectious stage Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) screening for emergency patients at an institution with a large number of ethnic minority, underinsured and uninsured people reveals few are HIV positive, but of those who are, nearly one-quarter are in the acute phase a
Science Daily | Jun 24, 2014 02:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bisexual men face unique challenges to their sexual health Bisexual men have many unmet public health needs, which leave them vulnerable to sexually transmitted infections and other health problems. This new study illuminates the behavioral, interpersonal, and social realities of men who have sex with men and wom
Science Daily | Jun 23, 2014 1:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gardasil® approved in Europe for the prevention of anal cancer Sanofi Pasteur MSD has announced that the European Commission has granted marketing authorisation for the use of Gardasil for the prevention of anal precancerous lesions and anal cancers causally...
Medical News Today | Jun 20, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Finding a sex partner via phone app increases STI risk New study investigates whether there is a higher risk of infection when finding a sexual partner using a smartphone app, compared with online dating sites or meeting in person.
Medical News Today | Jun 13, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Herpes virus originated in chimpanzees, jumping into humans 1.6 million years ago Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified the evolutionary origins of human herpes simplex virus (HSV) -1 and -2, reporting that the former infected...
Medical News Today | Jun 13, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Smartphone apps carry higher infection risk than online dating sites or clubs Phone dating apps used by gay men to find a sexual partner carry a higher risk of getting common sexually transmitted infections than meeting online or in bars and clubs, suggests research. Smartphone apps tended to be favored by younger (under 40) well e
Science Daily | Jun 13, 2014 01:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Lancet: Sexual violence in conflict The Lancet has published a special collection of commentary and essays from leading sexual violence researchers - including Claudia Garcia-Moreno, of the World Health Organisation in Switzerland...
Medical News Today | Jun 12, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Forensic examinations for sexual abuse improved by telehealth Researchers at UC Davis and other facilities have shown that telehealth consultations for clinicians at rural hospitals improve their ability to provide forensic examinations for sexual abuse.
Medical News Today | Jun 12, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What matters most about contraception differs between women and health care providers When women are choosing a contraceptive, health care providers should be aware that the things they want to discuss may differ from what women want to hear, according to a survey published in the...
Medical News Today | Jun 11, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend