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Testosterone May Affect Learning Skills; May Be Put In Tablet Form
...rone replacement therapy has been shown to improve sexual
function in men with low testosterone, while many ... of testosterone delivered in a tablet may improve sexual
function in men with low testosterone without side effects, a Johns Hopkins study shows. "This is an...
Childhood Sex Abuse Impacts Adult Relationships
...od. "In other words, our findings suggest that how sexual
abuse affects overall mental health in later life ...ection against the long-term negative effects that sexual
abuse has on other college women who were abused as children," said Margaret Feerick, a doctoral stu...
The Condom Conundrum--How Are We Going To Teach Safe Behavior If Parents Are Afraid To Talk To Their Children About Sex?
...ans want their children to learn safe and positive sexual
behavior, parents have to teach these things just ...art about sex and they are confused about expected sexual
behavior. "Our society is saturated with sex, but primarily the negative side of sex. The idea of ...
Studies Find Public Policies For Children And Teenagers Not Very Effective
...c policies to help educate youthsabout drugs, curb sexual
behavior and regulate children'stelevision program... School-Based Sex Education Because sexual
activity has increased so much among highschool age students in the last 25 years, school-based sexe...
Meta-Analysis Of The Efficacy Of Sildenafil (ViagraTM) In The Treatment Of Severe Erectile Dysfunction
...k sildenafil or placebo, as needed, 1 hourprior to sexual
activity. The frequency of penetration and the frequency ofmaintained erections was assessed at baseline and at week 8 using the 15-itemself-administered International Index of Erectile Function. Responses were from0 (did not attempt intercourse) o...
Abstinence Reduces HIV For High-Risk Women - Even Those Who Relapse - Study
...M, MD, June 17 - Women's abstinence from high-risk sexual
andneedle-sharing behavior is effective in reducin...(2) womenwho are IDUs and women who have high risk sexual
partners; and (3) all women. These programs screen women to determine whether they carry the AIDS vi...
Educational Intervention Can Reduce Sexual Behaviors Known To Transmit HIV
HIV behavioral interventions can cut high-risk sexual
behaviors in halfand more than double the regular ...sessions designed to teach ways to reducehigh-risk sexual
behaviors reported significant reductions across a range ofsexual risk indicators over a one-year pe...
Intervention can help reduce risky sexual behavior, according to results published in Science
...vioral interventions can indeed reduce HIV-related sexual
riskin this population, at least over a one-year p...ng programreported significantly fewer unprotected sexual
acts, had higher levels ofcondom use, and were more likely to use condoms consistently. Theseself-re...
Landmark Study Shows Behavioral Interventions Reduce HIV-Related Sexual Risk Behavior
...dest to reach,such interventions can cut high risk sexual
behaviors in half and more thandouble regular use ...ocusedon motivation and skills to reduce high-risk sexual
behaviors reportedsignificant reductions across a range of sexual
risk indicators over a one-yearper...
Voluntary HIV Counseling And Testing Reduce Risk Behavior In Developing Countries
... inexpensive ways for developing countries to curb sexual
riskbehaviors that can lead to HIV infection, acco...d six months of personalcounseling about high-risk sexual
behavior for exposure to HIV. Coates willpresent additional data from the study on July 1 that focus...
UCSF Researchers Seeing Increased Rates Of Unprotected Sex Among San Francisco
... men responded to questions about their HIVstatus, sexual
behaviors, alcohol and drug use, their thoughts an...ention, causing therespondents to reflect on their sexual
behavior on a regular basis." Less than a third of the men reported having no instances of unprotect...
UNC Researchers Find Drug-Resistant HIV In Semen
...per is important because it clearly documents that sexual
fluidsor genital secretions do contain resistant virus, so the fear that there is somespread of resistant HIV is founded on logical scientific evidence," he says. The mutated HIV strains include those less susceptible to suppression b...
AIDS Prevention: Does It Work? Paper Suggests New Way To Assess Prevention
...archers examined data on 12 groups based ongender, sexual
orientation, and injection drug behavior. Each of the 12 groupswas also divided into risk factors of high, medium, and low. The researchersadapted a theory about the way people change - the social theory of stages ofbehavior change -and focused on tw...
Advisory: Researchers Present Work At Annual Meeting
...er contraceptive methods? Condom failure? Forced sexual
intercourse? Brown's poster presentation, "Retrospective Chart Review of Emergency Contraception Pill Clients," will be 7-8:30 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Washington Hilton. The session (2335), "Behavioral Research Informing Practice," is sponsored by Popul...
NYU Anthropologist Says Female Statuettes From Ice-Age Europe Were Carved To Protect Health Of Pregnant Mothers
...rocreation. In thosestatuettes that have explicit sexual
features, the reference is to obstetrics. For example, statuettes from the Grimaldi excavation depict dilation forbirthing. Where statuettes were well excavated, they were found buried in carefully dugpits as if they were being ritually offered. T...
HIV Patients Treated With Protease Inhibitors Are More Likely To Engage In Risky Sex, Emory Researchers Report
... more likely to report "never" using condomsduring sexual
intercourse. Even after controlling for factors s.... There were significant differences, however, by sexual
preference. Within the study group, men who had sex with men (MSM) and were being treatedwith prot...
Ablatherm: An Ultrasound Device For Prostate Cancer Therapy
...isk of incontinence is low (18%), andthe impact on sexual
function is not yet known. It's too early to say how useful this device will be in the treatment oflocalized prostate cancer. Only 13 patients have more than three years'follow-up since treatment, and the promising initial results must be confirmedin...
First Clinical Trial In Bay Area To Test Effect Of HIV Vaccine; SF Department Of Public Health And UCSF Recruiting Study Volunteers
... HIV-negativeand at risk for HIV infection through sexual
exposure. All volunteers willreceive extensive counseling that will focus on reducing the chance of becomingexposed to HIV. The trial is a "double-blind" study with some participants receiving the testvaccine and some participants receiving a placebo...
500 Bay Area Women And Teens Will Attend UCSF Conference On Women's And Teen Health, Saturday March 20
...in the Bay Area will bediscussed including women's sexual
health, herbal remedies and dietarysupplements, menopause, and learning to negotiate. Teen Health 2000, which will run concurrently with the women's symposium, willcover topics such as body image, advocacy, race, contraception and STDs. For more inf...
Poor Health In Pregnancy And After Childbirth Tied To History Of Abuse
CHAPEL HILL, NC - Women with a history of sexual
and physical abuse aremore likely to have poor hea... of Medicine. "The association of poor health with sexual
and physical abuse historyhas been established among patient populations with chronic pain and in pr...
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