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Transgender patients are dodging doctors Discussing your sexual history with a doctor, or anyone for that matter, can be an uncomfortable experience. But for many transgender people, the conversation never takes place because they arent seeking health care.
Science Daily | Apr 24, 2015 4:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Orphaned boys as vulnerable to abuse as girls Orphaned children in low- and middle-income countries face a high risk of physical and sexual abuse and boys are as vulnerable as girls. Researchers have found that physical and sexual abuse affects 12 percent of girls and 14 percent of boys in institutio
Science Daily | Apr 24, 2015 2:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HIV prevention messages for high-risk groups should target bars, street corners Bars and street corners are ideal venues for broad dissemination of HIV prevention information among drug-using male sex workers and other at-risk populations, according to researchers.
Science Daily | Apr 21, 2015 9:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A bad buzz: Men with HIV need fewer drinks to feel effects Researchers compared the number of drinks that men with HIV infection, versus those without it, needed to get a buzz. They found that HIV-infected men were more sensitive to the effects of alcohol than uninfected men.
Science Daily | Apr 20, 2015 10:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
LGBT-competent physicians are scarce at US academic medical practices, study finds Only 9 percent of US academic medical practices have procedures for connecting patients to LGBT-competent physicians, and only 4 percent had policies for identifying those physicians. In addition, only 15 percent had lists of LGBT-competent physicians, a
Science Daily | Apr 20, 2015 2:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Reasons behind an increase in female genital cosmetic surgery in Australia and the UK Publicly funded labiaplasties in Australia and the United Kingdom have more than doubled over the last decade, leading experts said at the RCOG/RANZCOG World Congress in Brisbane, Australia.
Medical News Today | Apr 17, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Teaching children in schools about sexual abuse may help them report abuse Children who are taught about preventing sexual abuse at school are more likely than others to tell an adult if they had, or were actually experiencing sexual abuse. However, the review's authors say that more research is needed to establish whether schoo
Science Daily | Apr 16, 2015 12:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New IUD LILETTA now available to U.S. women Actavis plc, a leading global pharmaceutical company and leader in women's health care, and Medicines360, a nonprofit women's health pharmaceutical company, have announced that LILETTA&trade...
Medical News Today | Apr 15, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Disabled girls are vulnerable to abuse by carers and partners because of their isolation and incapacity, research says Disabled girls and women are vulnerable to abuse by carers and partners because of their isolation and physical incapacity, new research says.
Medical News Today | Apr 15, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Posttraumatic stress can have profound effects on sexual health Although sexual dysfunction is not a specific symptom of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), it is a frequent complaint among trauma survivors.
Medical News Today | Apr 10, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend