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August 5, 2015

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August 5, 2015

Sustained Benefit of Early Antiretroviral Therapy

July 20, 2015 — Antiretroviral therapy for HIV infection provides lasting protection against the sexual transmission of the virus from infected men and women to their HIV-uninfected sexual partners, investigators ... read more

July 9, 2015 — Since the treatment has become available, HIV is often described as 'undetectable' and the risk of transmission has been drastically reduced. However, the epidemic is still quite present in ... read more

Prenatal Cocaine Exposure Linked to Adolescents Engaging in Sex by Age 15

July 9, 2015 — Since 1994, researchers have studied mothers -- some who used cocaine while pregnant and others who did not -- to understand how the drug affected their children's cognitive and social ... read more

Money Spent on Community-Based HIV Prevention Translates Into Treatment Savings

July 9, 2015 — Every $1 spent on community-based HIV prevention programs in Ontario saves $5 in treatment costs, a new study has found. The programs have prevented more than 16,000 people from becoming infected ... read more

Men With 'Low Testosterone' Have Higher Rates of Depression

July 1, 2015 — Researchers found that men referred for tertiary care for borderline testosterone levels had much higher rates of depression and depressive symptoms than those of the general ... read more

Obese Teens in Study Less Likely to Use Contraception

July 1, 2015 — Sexually active obese adolescents were significantly less likely to use contraception than normal weight peers, putting them at higher risk of unintended pregnancy, an American study of nearly 1,000 ... read more

Sexual Harassment at Work Not Just Men Against Women

July 1, 2015 — More than one in 10 complaints of sexual harassment at work are reported by ... read more

Bisexual Men, Women Report Poorer Health Than Gays, Lesbians and Heterosexuals

June 30, 2015 — Bisexual men and women report poorer health than gays, lesbians and heterosexuals. In addition to recording self-rated health information, the researchers analyzed the participants' lifestyle ... read more

More Than a Third of Children Were Physically Assault in the Last Year

June 29, 2015 — More than a third of children and teens 17 and younger experienced a physical assault in the last year, primarily at the hands of siblings and peers, according to a new ... read more

World Must Drastically Accelerate AIDS Efforts or Face More HIV Infections, Deaths Than Five Years Ago

June 24, 2015 — Countries most affected by HIV must focus on stopping new HIV infections and expanding access to antiretroviral treatment or risk the epidemic rebounding, urges a major new ... read more

HIV Drug PrEP Not Linked to Greater Risk for Depression

June 19, 2015 — A new study -- a randomized, placebo-controlled trial of daily oral HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in men and transgender women who have sex with men -- reported no link between taking Truvada ... read more

Adult Craze for Human Breast Milk Purchased Online Poses Serious Health Risks

June 18, 2015 — The recent craze for human breast milk amongst certain fitness communities, fetishists and chronic disease sufferers is ill advised say the authors of a new study. Failure of women to sanitize ... read more

Stronger Working Memory, Reduced Sexual Risk-Taking in Adolescents

June 17, 2015 — A study of adolescents has found that individual differences in working memory, a function of the brain that helps us make decisions, can predict early sexual risk-taking. The findings suggest ... read more

Lower Resting Heart Rate Variability Linked With Sexual Difficulties in Women

June 17, 2015 — Chances are good that women with a low heart rate variability also suffer from sexual dysfunction. Heart rate variability refers to differences in the length of time between consecutive heartbeats. ... read more

Erectile Dysfunction Worsened, Testosterone Levels Decreased by Some Treatments of Prostate Enlargement

June 12, 2015 — Men with benign prostate enlargement who used finasteride to treat their condition, experienced worsening erectile dysfunction that did not resolve with continued treatment. In addition, they ... read more

Sexual Assault Resistance Training Effective

June 10, 2015 — Sexual assault resistance training works, according to a new study. While only those who commit acts of sexual violence can stop sexual assault, women may be able to reduce the likelihood that they ... read more

Europe's Most Homophobic Countries May Be Paving the Way for a Rise in HIV Cases

June 10, 2015 — Europe's most homophobic countries may be paving the way for a rise in HIV cases among gay and bisexual men, according to new research. The investigators found that in these countries, gay men ... read more

No Waiting Game: Immediate Birth Control Implant More Cost-Effective

June 9, 2015 — Women who have just given birth are often motivated to prevent a rapid, repeat pregnancy. For those who prefer a contraceptive implant, getting the procedure in the hospital immediately after giving ... read more

Research Offers a New Approach to Improving HIV Vaccines

June 4, 2015 — Researchers have identified a molecule that recognizes HIV and initiates an immune response. The findings could help improve the efficacy of HIV vaccines to prevent infection, they ... read more

Online Hookup Sites Increase HIV Rates in Sometimes Surprising Ways

June 1, 2015 — The introduction of Craigslist led to an increase in HIV infection cases of 13.5 percent in Florida over a four-year period, according to a new study. The estimated medical costs for those patients ... read more

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