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Stress during pregnancy can affect later generations: Study A new Canadian study suggests stress during pregnancy can affect a woman's granddaughters.
Canoe.ca | Aug 7, 2014 12:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Most gay, bisexual men in United States have used lubricants during sexual activity More than 90 percent of gay and bisexual men in the United States have used lubricants to enhance a wide range of sexual activities, including but not limited to anal intercourse, researchers report. By minimizing potential skin tears, lubricants may help
Science Daily | Aug 4, 2014 4:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Recent use of some oral contraceptives increases breast cancer risk Use of birth control pills is widely associated with increased breast cancer risk. But a new study finds this increased risk is dependent on pill formulation and past-year usage.
Medical News Today | Aug 1, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Commentary: Its time to address the health of men around the world All over the world, men die younger than women and do worse on a host of health indicators, yet policy makers rarely focus on this mens health gap or adopt programs aimed at addressing it, according to an international group of researchers and health char
Science Daily | Aug 1, 2014 12:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Popping pills to pushing needles: Prescription opioid abuse among young adults in NYC Researchers have explored, within a social context, the drug-use and sexual experiences of young adult (ages 18-32) nonmedical prescription opioid users as they relate to risk for HIV and HCV transmission.
Science Daily | Jul 31, 2014 8:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Obese women may benefit from strategies identified to improve oral contraceptive success The findings of a new study suggest two ways to effectively address the problem that birth control pills may not work as well in obese women, compared to women of a normal body mass index.
Medical News Today | Jul 31, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Scientists call for new strategy in pursuit of HIV-free generation In light of the recent news that HIV has been detected in the Mississippi baby previously thought to have been cured of the disease, researchers are assessing how to help those born to HIV-infected mothers. These infants around the world are in need of ne
Science Daily | Jul 30, 2014 5:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Dissolvable fabric loaded with medicine might offer faster protection against HIV Bioengineers have discovered a potentially faster way to deliver a topical drug that protects women from contracting HIV. Their method spins the drug into silk-like fibers that quickly dissolve when in contact with moisture, releasing higher doses of the
Science Daily | Jul 30, 2014 5:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Breastfeeding: Do celebrity ambassadors help the ordinary woman? Breasts are the strongest symbol of female sexuality and are abundant in the media, on magazines, in adverts and in film. Celebrity breasts are depicted as objects of sexual desire and as a model for everyday women to aspire to. Broadcast images of breast
Science Daily | Jul 30, 2014 2:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Why we should vaccinate boys against HPV as well as girls An expert in chronic illnesses says that boys should be vaccinated against the HPV virus, as well as girls, to cut incidence of genital warts and several cancers.
Science Daily | Jul 30, 2014 02:49 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend