Puberty in girls timed by genes from one parentPosted on Friday, July 25, 2014
The age at which girls start menstruating appears to be decided by a small subset of genes that is passed on either by her biological father or mother.
Mathematical modelling could pave way for new chlamydia therapiesPosted on Friday, July 25, 2014
Scientists have developed a computational model to help better understand how the sexually-transmitted infection chlamydia spreads within a patient.
Inherited genes from mother or father determine age of puberty in girlsPosted on Friday, July 25, 2014
The age at which girls reach sexual maturity is influenced by 'imprinted' genes, a small sub-set of genes whose activity differs depending on which parent passes on that gene, according to new.
Linking the microbial and immune environment in semen to HIV viral load and transmissionPosted on Thursday, July 24, 2014
While HIV is found in many body fluids, sexual transmission through semen is the most common route of infection.
CDC: HPV vaccination coverage among teens remains 'unacceptably low'Posted on Thursday, July 24, 2014
A new report from the CDC reveals that while HPV vaccination coverage among adolescents increased in 2012-13, it remains 'unacceptably low' and further efforts are needed.