Tag: "sex" at medical news
Teens believe oral sex is safer, more acceptable to peers
Young adolescents believe that oral sex
is less risky to their health and emotions than va...ts' perceptions of the consequences of having oral sex
as opposed to vaginal sex. The survey showed that these young teens considered oral sex
to be signif...
Sex hormones hold key to higher rates of abdominal aortic aneurysms in males
...y now report evidence that the answer lies in male sex
hormones. They found that removing circulating and...t of females, while giving females these same male sex
hormones increases their risk to that of males. Tracy Henriques, a graduate student in the laborator...
Secret loves, hidden lives?
...s exercising their human rights to consenting same sex
relationships. The barriers included: Experiences of discrimination, harassment and bullying: Virtually every person with a learning difficulty who took part in the research said they had been bullied or harassed as a direct result of their sexu...
Variant in gene associated with telomeres predicts longer survival of deadly brain tumor
...proved outcome held, even when differences in age, sex
and the extent of surgery, chemotherapy and radiation were taken into account. "We have looked at a lot of different genes associated with cancer, such as DNA repair genes and p53, but this is the first time we have found a genotype that has such a l...
New research reveals common beliefs about gender differences in health
...omen believe health risks are higher for their own sex
than for the opposite sex. But, it also shows that...nder tends to think risks are higher for their own sex
than for the other gender. Previous studies suggest that lay people and health professionals operat...
Child sex abuse policy recommendations published in Science magazine
...earch aimed at determining the prevalence of child sex
abuse and identifying its causes, consequences, pr...men worldwide although official reports of child sex
abuse have declined somewhat in the U.S. during the last 10 years, close to 90 percent of sexual abu...
Scalpel-free surgery could reduce risk of HIV and hepatitis exposure for health care workers
... hepatitis C test results, type of operation, age, sex
and history of intravenous drug use. The researchers found that 38 percent of all operations involved a bloodborne pathogen, and almost half (47 percent) of all men tested positive for at least one infection. HIV accounted for 26 percent of ...
Sex differences in the human brain
...15 - 09.45 Arthur P Arnold: The neural origin of sex
differences in the brain. Department of Physiolog...ith olfactory and pheromone stimuli in relation to sex
and sexual orientation Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, SWEDEN...
Other highlights in the May 18 JNCI
...ship between premenopausal blood concentrations of sex
steroids and subsequent breast cancer risk, Dr. Rudolf Kaaks, of the International Agency for Research on Cancer in Lyon, France, and colleagues conducted a casecontrol study of 370 case subjects (premenopausal women with breast cancer) and 726 contr...
Study shows grapefruit extract can heal stomach ulcers
... than male rats on the same diet or rats of either sex
on the LDC diet (two-fold increase in total change), based on their intake of unsaturated fatty acids and alcohol. These results indicate that the intestines of the females had become permeable as a result of the alcohol-fish oil combination in the ...
University of Pittsburgh study shows using expanded critera donors is safe
...ween recipients of all groups with respect to age, sex
and MELD scores a liver transplant scoring system which estimates a patient's risk of dying while waiting for the transplant. Patient and graft survival were the following: Group one, 68 percent and 64 percent respectively; Group two, 76 percent and...
Statins decrease risk of colon cancer
...k associated with demographic factors such as age, sex
and ethnic background, and with lifestyle factors such as taking aspirin, participating in sports and eating vegetables. They also considered family history of colon cancer, which increases a person's risk. Even considering all these additional facto...
Recreational use of an erectile dysfunction drug can be risky for some
...ed 14 studies of Sildenafil use among men who have sex
with men (MSM). Sildenafil users engaged in unprotected sex
with partners of unknown HIV status from twice as often to almost six times as often as non-users. H...
Johns Hopkins study shows home test kits highly effective against sexually transmitted diseases
...ce treated, students are either continuing to have sex
with an untreated partner or are becoming infected from new sex
partners who are infected. "Regardless the underlying causes of risky sex
behaviors, our study aff...
Changing sexual behaviour in the UK
... 1% of men and women had their first experience of sex
with someone they were married or engaged to, and ... behaviour, non-exclusive sexual relationships and sex
outside of marriage have all softened over recent decades. The exception is monogamy. Whatever ou...
Some male breast cancer patients may have unnecessary radiotherapy
...resumptions about prognosis purely on the basis of sex
we would do better to ditch them and apply the sam...fected," said Dr Macdonald. "But when we added the sex
of the patient into the analysis we found a statistically higher proportion of men (5.82 times) than...
Rheumatoid arthritis patients are more at risk of coronary artery disease
...sed CAD. The two groups were then matched for age, sex
and cardiovascular risk factors including diabetes, high blood pressure and smoking. For patients in both groups, the results of the first coronary angiogram an x-ray image of blood vessels used to identify the exact location and severity of CAD we...
Urgent measures needed to tackle HIV epidemic in Moscow
...high-risk groups, such as injecting drug users and sex
workers, to the heterosexual population. Anna Shak...tre in Moscow. 160 women at the remand centre were sex
workers. They found that at least one bacterial sexually transmitted infection was present in 97 fem...
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for July 2005 (first issue)
...ut that several studies have suggested that female sex
hormones influence factors associated with asthma. For example, atopy as measured by skin-prick allergen tests changes during the menstrual cycle. When estrogen levels are high, wheal and flare responses increase. Also, the reaction of peripheral ...
Screen everyone at risk for HIV and all pregnant women
...ndividual risk factors include: Men who have had sex
with men after 1975 Men and women having unprotected sex
with multiple partners Past or present injection drug users Men and women who exchange sex
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