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Screening method can play role in disclosure of intimate partner violence

Reported prevalence rates for intimate partner violence can vary, depending on the screening meth...issue on violence and human rights. As intimate partner violence (IPV) has gained recognition as a major public health problem, research efforts have focuse...

GroPep awarded key patent for infertility treatment in Europe

...alf of 2006 and if successful, GroPep will seek to partner PV903 with an international pharmaceutical or biotechnology company with an established franchise in reproductive medicine. ...

Healthcare providers react more positively to men than women who reveal they're gay

...cent of men under 40 reported having more than one partner in the 12 months before the survey, compared with ...45 per cent were in a relationship with a same-sex partner they lived with and 14 per cent with a same-sex partner who lived elsewhere. Four per cent said th...

Research reveals tobacco company's role in China's cigarette smuggling crisis

...obal smuggling problem, rather than an appropriate partner in its resolution. Dr. Lee adds that, from BAT's own records, "it is clear that contraband has been a hugely profitable and integral part of BAT operations in China over the past two decades. Initially a means of circumventing restricted access to ...

NIAID announces leadership for newly restructured HIV/AIDS clinical trials networks

... with one another, NIAID's Division of AIDS, other partner NIH institutes as well as industry and non-governmental research organizations. Through the coordination of the NIH Office of AIDS Research, the other NIH institutes that plan to collaborate with one or more of the HIV/AIDS clinical trials network...

Violence from male partners associated with serious health threats to pregnant women and newborns

...he first national study of the effects of intimate partner violence on the health of women during pregnancy a...gh it has been previously documented that intimate partner violence against women affects one in four U.S. women, and numerous health consequences have been as...

Pre-scan warnings would have caused extra distress say women with problem fetuses

...e of the scan and the excitement the woman and her partner felt at seeing their baby on the screen made receiving bad news even more traumatic." But most of the women still felt that it was better to know as early as possible if an anomaly had been detected as it gave them more time to prepare, tempered the...

Stalking poses serious public health problem

... intimate partner, particularly when that intimate partner is physically or sexually violent," said Basile. Previous research has shown that for female victims, current and former spouses and partners are the most common perpetrators. When men are stalked, it's more likely to take place outside of relations...

Womens skin tone influences perception of beauty, health, age, sociobiologists find

...e Skin As a next step, Drs. Grammer and Fink will partner with P&G Beauty scientist and skin imaging expert, Dr. Paul Matts to look at the distribution of light reflecting molecules called chromophores - in study subject's skin and correlate them with perceived attractiveness. A non-invasive imaging techno...

Men infer sexual interest before women do

...re a future interaction. If women found their male partner as more partner physically attractive and saw him as more agreeable, they rated the partner higher on sexual traits....

Students' device may improve chest closure after heart surgery

...nts we proposed. The end result was better than my partner and I expected, particularly given the limitations they had in terms of resources." The students produced their prototype, which resembles a stapler and uses standard locking cable ties, for about $1,500. Much of this went to a private prototyping sh...

New long-distance wireless networking developed at UC Berkeley brings eye care to India

... the signal between stations. "If they can find a partner with high-speed networking within 50 miles, this is a great solution for communities around the world to get connected," Brewer said. "Once they've installed the initial system, there's very little ongoing cost for operation, in part because each end...

Unwanted sex appears common in some teen relationships

... their sexual relationships. They identified each partner with whom they had had sexual contact since the la... percent, had unwanted sex because they feared the partner would get angry if denied sex. Unwanted sex appeared more likely to occur in longer-term relationsh...

Blacks hit hardest by HIV infection among nation's young adults

...is that prevention programs that stress having one partner at a time, as in Uganda, have been effective in reducing transmission....

One-third of adults with diabetes still don't know they have it

...(NDEP), jointly sponsored by the NIH, CDC, and 200 partner organizations. "You should talk to your health care professional about your risk. If your blood glucose is high but not high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes, losing weight and increasing physical activity will greatly lower your risk of getting ...

Firearms present 'triple threat' to battered women

Women are more likely to be killed by an intimate partner than to die at the hands of a stranger according t... removal the denial of gun purchases to intimate partner abusers in the prevention of death and injury of victims of intimate partner violence analysis of g...

Turning the tables on drug discovery

...nd a natural source in our databases." Greentech's partner in the project was Drug Discovery Ltd, part of the natural products business of the Strathclyde Institute for Drug Research in Scotland, which has focused on identifying lead molecules from natural sources for drug development. The method starts with...

Witnessing intimate partner violence as children does not increase risk of victimization as adults

...ely accurate screening method for ongoing intimate partner violence victimization. The results of this study...dation, who has supported our research on intimate partner violence and children who witness intimate partner violence. His support makes this research possib...

Gossip creates friendships, it does not break them

...artnered with. The authors found that those whose partner had a mutual dislike of the person felt closer to this stranger than people who learned that they shared a liking....

Intimate partner violence found widespread

SEATTLE--Intimate partner violence (IPV), a.k.a. domestic violence, is commo...ent to 13 percent of the women, with more than one partner perpetrating IPV on 11 percent to 21 percent of them, with these ranges depending on the type of abu...

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