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'Missed opportunities' for HPV vaccine due to provider and parental assumptions about teen sex Probing deeper into the complex decisions that parents and providers face regarding the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine, researchers found that though both parties appreciated the importance of...
Medical News Today | Aug 20, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Almond and peanut butters recalled due to salmonella concerns Trader Joe's and MaraNatha brands of almond butter and peanut butter have been recalled over concerns they could be contaminated with salmonella.
Canoe.ca | Aug 20, 2014 12:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Prevalence of herpes simplex virus type 2 decreases among pregnant women in the Pacific Northwest In a study that included approximately 15,000 pregnant women, seroprevalence of herpes simplex virus (HSV) type 2 decreased substantially between 1989 and 2010 while there was no overall decrease...
Medical News Today | Aug 19, 2014 8:00 PM [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
Men who make virginity pledges often suffer from sexual confusion, even when married Bragging of sexual conquests, suggestive jokes and innuendo, and sexual one-upmanship can all be a part of demonstrating one's manhood, especially for young men eager to exert their masculinity.
Medical News Today | Aug 19, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sexual victimization a greater risk for adults with autism Adults with autism are at a higher risk of sexual victimization than adults without, due to lack of sex education, but with improved interventions that focus on sexual knowledge and skill building...
Medical News Today | Aug 19, 2014 07:00 AM [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
Provider, parental assumptions on teen sex yield 'missed opportunities' for HPV vaccine Probing deeper into the complex decisions that parents and providers face regarding the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine, researchers found that though both parties appreciated importance of the HPV vaccine, their personal assumptions surrounding timin
Science Daily | Aug 18, 2014 05:23 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HPV vaccine could 'close the gap' on Indigenous health In the most comprehensive assessment of its type, UNSW Australia-led research has found that in just four years, the HPV vaccine has resulted in a dramatic drop in genital warts in young Australians...
Medical News Today | Aug 17, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Adults with autism at higher risk of sexual victimization, study shows Adults with autism are at a higher risk of sexual victimization than adults without, due to lack of sex education, but with improved interventions that focus on sexual knowledge and skill building, the risk could be reduced, according to a study. 'Adults
Science Daily | Aug 14, 2014 11:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend