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New name for symptoms associated with menopause Experts who reviewed the terminology associated with genitourinary tract symptoms related to menopause -- currently referred to as vulvovaginal atrophy -- have agreed that the term genitourinary syndrome of menopause is a medically more accurate, all-enco
Science Daily | Sep 2, 2014 3:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Semi-soft vaginal drug-delivery suppository could limit spread of HIV, AIDS A unique method for delivering compounds that could positively impact the global battle against HIV and AIDS may be possible, thanks to researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.
Medical News Today | Sep 1, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gang involvement associated with high-risk health behaviors for girls Being involved in a gang poses considerable health-related risks for adolescent African American girls, including more casual sex partners and substance abuse combined with less testing for HIV and...
Medical News Today | Aug 31, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Is the HPV vaccine necessary? As the school year starts in full swing, many parents wonder if their child should receive the HPV vaccine, which is recommend for girls ages 11-26 and boys 11-21. There are a lot of questions and controversy around this vaccine, but many pediatricians sa
Science Daily | Aug 28, 2014 5:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sensory-tested, woman-initiated drug-delivery vehicle could limit spread of HIV, AIDS A unique method for delivering compounds that could positively impact the global battle against HIV and AIDS may be possible, American researchers say. A semi-soft vaginal suppository made from the seaweed-derived food ingredient carrageenan and loaded wi
Science Daily | Aug 28, 2014 3:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Banishing stigma and educating providers on postmenopausal problems Talking about genital, sexual, and urinary problems can be uncomfortable for postmenopausal women and their doctors.
Medical News Today | Aug 26, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Objectification in romantic relationships related to sexual pressure and coercion To sexually objectify a woman is to focus on her body in terms of how it can provide sexual pleasure rather than viewing her as a complete human being with thoughts and feelings.
Medical News Today | Aug 25, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study investigates how gender, sexual orientation influences orgasms Researchers from the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction at Indiana University shed light on how gender and sexual orientation affects orgasm occurrence.
Medical News Today | Aug 24, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Intimacy a strong motivator for PrEP HIV prevention Many HIV-negative gay or bisexual men in steady relationships with other HIV-negative men don't always use condoms out of a desire for intimacy. That same desire, according to a new study, makes such men more inclined to use antiretroviral medications to
Science Daily | Aug 19, 2014 3:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
White, straight women leading surge in infertility treatments Heterosexual white women are twice as likely as racial or sexual minority women to obtain medical help to get pregnant, according to a recent study. While income and lack of insurance only partially explained the lower number of racial minority women rece
Science Daily | Aug 18, 2014 2:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend