Tag: "sexual" at medical news
Erotic images elicit strong response from brain
...ls associated with reward and pleasure, as well as sexual
disturbances, he believes the way the brain processes emotional pictures, including erotic materials, might help scientists better understand some forms of mental illness....
The brain, hormones and behavior focus of briefings at international meeting June 19-22
...tion toward aggression. Looking for the essence of sexual
arousal and behaviors, small animal research is re...ard phase when boys and girls are primed for their sexual
reproductive years as men and women, also is a delicate and dynamic time in the development of the b...
Manchester academic to tell conferences: Child abuse can cause schizophrenia
...agnosed as schizophrenic have suffered physical or sexual
abuse and thus it is shown to be a major, if not t... 40 studies, which revealed childhood or adulthood sexual
or physical abuse in the history of the majority of psychiatric patients and a review of 13 studies ...
Studies to date say erectile dysfunction drugs affect other systems, mostly for the better
...ition. "As more and more patients seek therapy for sexual
dysfunction, it is increasingly important for clinicians in a wide range of specialties to become proficient in the mechanisms and systemic effects of these medications," said Ernst R. Schwarz, M.D., Ph.D., a cardiologist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Cent...
Abstinence messages not enough for HIV prevention in Zambia
..., age of first sex and condom use during the first sexual
act. According to Agha, this is one of the first s...e of first sex or use of a condom during the first sexual
event. However, women belonging to the more conservative denominations abstained longer, with 59 per...
Early puberty may mean anxiety, abnormal eating behaviors later
...ard phase when boys and girls are primed for their sexual
reproductive years as men and women. Puberty also ...ard phase when boys and girls are primed for their sexual
reproductive years as men and women, appears to be triggered by the sudden activation of a particula...
Merck and GSK need to overcome cultural barriers to cervical cancer vaccine roll-out
... abstinence education, and encourage inappropriate sexual
activity at a young age. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced on June 5 that it will give US$27.7 million to PATH--the programme for appropriate technologies in health--to fund research on how best to introduce the new HPV vaccine into de...
Male sexual abuse survivors struggle in relations with health care providers -- study
... research reveals that male survivors of childhood sexual
abuse face unique challenges that many health care...found that although both male and female childhood sexual
survivors have similar anxieties and fears about their encounters with health care professionals, th...
New research addresses taboos around the impact of rheumatoid arthritis on patients' sex lives
...ion has 'considerably' negative influence on their sexual
activity. Around a third of patients (31%) reported no impact on sexual
activity, with an additional 38% reporting only 'little' impact. In contrast, 21% reported their con...
New UF tool measures heart implant patients' anxiety
...arful that certain activities, such as exercise or sexual
activity, might trigger a shock, Kuhl said. Research has shown that 10 percent to 38 percent of ICD recipients will experience a shock within the first year of receiving the implant. The sensation is often described as feeling like a kick in the c...
New HIV study identifies high-risk subgroups of adolescents
...alth problems. Prior studies have found that risky sexual
behavior is often associated with mental health is... and females, may be more closely related to risky sexual
decision making for males, the authors write. Age and race were also factors in distinguishing the ...
Does psychological treatment for adult sex offenders work?
...d is often mandated in the sentencing decision for sexual
offenders. But just how effective are psychologica...r 231 men guilty of child abuse, exhibitionism, or sexual
assault. During the subsequent 10 years, a greater proportion of those allocated to group therapy we...
Teen sexual assault survivors seldom complete HIV prevention therapy
Fewer than one-half of adolescent sexual
assault survivors who are prescribed medications t...any as 10 percent of adolescent females experience sexual
assault in their lifetimes, according to background information in the article. The risk of contrac...
HIV/Hepatitis information service through the Internet
...to the website after engaging in potentially risky sexual
behaviour over the weekend. The researchers say the success of the El Mundo website should encourage the launch of similar services, particularly in developing countries. ...
Mass. General study finds potential ovarian cancer stem cells
...is protein, important in the normal development of sexual
organs, has been studied for its potential to treat several reproductive tumors by Patricia Donahoe, MD, director of the MGH Pediatric Surgical Research Laboratories and senior author of the PNAS study, and David MacLaughlin, PhD, associate director ...
Healthcare providers react more positively to men than women who reveal they're gay
...d that their healthcare professional's attitude to sexual
identity was important to them when they chose a p... bisexual people with the chance to disclose their sexual
identity is an integral part of providing high quality, appropriate healthcare" says Dr Neville. "...
Estrogen plus testosterone therapy may increase risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women
... therapies may provide improvement with respect to sexual
functioning, general well-being and bone health, the increased risk of breast cancer may outweigh these benefits."(Arch Intern Med. 2006;166:1483-1489. Available pre-embargo to the media at www.jamamedia.org .) ...
Johns Hopkins Children's Center to lead largest-ever study on kidney disease in children
...ty of life and social and cognitive development to sexual
maturation during puberty, which is often delayed in teens with kidney disease. Patients will fill out questionnaires detailing everything from symptoms, to use of medications and dietary supplements, to lifestyle and exercise. Researchers will harve...
National response needed in India to bring HIV epidemic under control
...lations' such as men who have both male and female sexual
partners and clients of sex-workers, needs to be studied. Such interactions generate sub-epidemics in certain Indian states which could increase HIV rates in other relatively HIV free regions of the country. ...
Tailored HIV-prevention program effective for Latino youth
... abstinence and condom use may help decrease risky sexual
behavior among Latino adolescents, according to a ... more likely than non-Hispanic white youth to have sexual
intercourse before age 13 years and to have more than four sexual
partners, and may also be less lik...
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