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Previous contraception education and moral attitudes influence women's contraceptive use Nearly half of all pregnancies in the United States are unintended, and unplanned pregnancies are associated with poorer health and lower rates of educational and economic achievement for women and...
Medical News Today | Jun 1, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HIV prevention could be boosted by STI testing Sexually transmitted infections can make HIV transmission more likely, undermining the prevention benefit of HIV treatment.
Medical News Today | May 31, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Stress linked to male fertility It is well known that stress can influence health. But now, new research suggests stressful life events may reduce semen quality, which may have implications for male fertility.
Medical News Today | May 30, 2014 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study may explain how sperm travel long distances, through difficult terrain, to reach an egg Like salmon traveling upstream to spawn, sperm cells are extremely efficient at swimming against the current, according to research to be published this week.
Medical News Today | May 29, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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In Africa, STI testing could boost HIV prevention Sexually transmitted infections can make HIV transmission more likely, undermining the prevention benefit of HIV treatment. A new study of HIV-positive patients in Cape Town, South Africa, found that the prevalence of such co-infections was much higher be
Science Daily | May 28, 2014 2:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Barriers to HIV testing in older children Concerns about guardianship and privacy can discourage clinics from testing children for HIV, according to new research from Zimbabwe. The results of the study provide much-needed information on how to improve care of this vulnerable population.
Science Daily | May 27, 2014 10:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Lifelong maintenance and protection necessary in male and female sex cell determination The way in which the sex of an organism is determined may require lifelong maintenance, finds new research from the University of Minnesota.
Medical News Today | May 27, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Male, female sex cell determination requires lifelong maintenance, protection The way in which the sex of an organism is determined may require lifelong maintenance, finds new research. Sex-specific transcription factors perform lifelong work to maintain sexual determination and protect against reprogramming of cells from one sex t
Science Daily | May 22, 2014 9:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Repeated sexual assault victims report more psychological problems than previously thought One in five adult women and one in 100 adult men have reported being raped. The prevalence increases to two in five among women and one in five among men who report experiencing other forms of sexual violence, such as repeated unwanted sexual contact and
Science Daily | May 22, 2014 9:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New insights into premature ejaculation could lead to better diagnosis, treatment There are many misconceptions and unknowns about premature ejaculation in the medical community and the general population. Two new papers provide much-needed answers that could lead to improved diagnosis and treatment for affected men. Premature ejaculat
Science Daily | May 22, 2014 11:47 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend