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Achieving a world without AIDS: Scale must give way to focus, details The global AIDS community has its sights set on three new goals, known as the '90-90-90' targets. That is, by 2020, 90 percent of people living with HIV should know their HIV status, 90 percent of those who test positive for HIV should begin antiretrovira
Science Daily | Jan 27, 2015 5:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Researchers find hormone that increases the sex drive of mice Mice that receive a supplement of the 'appetite hormone' ghrelin increase their sexual activity, scientists have found. Whether the hormone has the same impact on humans is unknown -- but if it does, the researchers may have found the key to future treatm
Science Daily | Jan 27, 2015 4:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fatherly involvement with teenage girls may lead to safer sexual protection in college Perhaps father does know best. Female college students who said their fathers were involved in their lives as teens reported engaging in less sex and using contraception more when they do have sex.
Science Daily | Jan 26, 2015 2:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Risk of HIV infection in studies of African women using hormonal contraceptives Use of the injectable progestin contraceptive depot-medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) is linked to an increased risk for HIV infection, according to a new article. The researchers did not find a significantly increased risk for HIV infection in women who
Science Daily | Jan 22, 2015 7:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Only about half of teenage girls receive HPV vaccine at CDC's recommended age A virus is responsible for most cases of cervical cancer, but a new study indicates that only about half of the girls receive the vaccine at the recommended age. The Human papilloma virus vaccine protects against 70 percent of cervical cancers. The CDC ha
Science Daily | Jan 21, 2015 4:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Link found between pain during or after sexual intercourse and mode of delivery Operative birth is associated with persisting pain during or after sexual intercourse, known as dyspareunia, suggests a new study. The study aimed to investigate the contribution of obstetric risk factors, including mode of delivery and perineal trauma to
Science Daily | Jan 21, 2015 1:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Long-acting drug effectively prevents HIV-like infection in monkeys HIV infection can be prevented with regimens of antiretroviral drugs, however, their effectiveness depends on a patient's ability to take the pills as prescribed. HIV researchers hope cabotegravir would make compliance easier for some by requiring only on
Science Daily | Jan 15, 2015 5:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HIV/AIDS patients in Deep South of U.S. have lower survival rates A nine-state region of the US South has the nation's lowest five-year survival rate among people diagnosed with HIV or AIDS, according to new research. Fifteen percent of people diagnosed with HIV and 27 percent of those diagnosed with AIDS in 2003-2004 h
Science Daily | Jan 14, 2015 9:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bisexual women have worse mental health than lesbians in the UK Bisexual women are more likely to experience poor mental health and mental distress than lesbians, according to new research from the United Kingdom.
Science Daily | Jan 14, 2015 01:43 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What's that I smell? New 'poppers' are not what you think While it is widely known that huffing - inhaling organic solvents or propellants to achieve a high - is extremely dangerous, new products being sold as poppers and distributed throughout the US, primarily to men who have sex with men (MSM), actually conta
Science Daily | Jan 13, 2015 4:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend