Adult Health News
Intravaginal ring providing dual protection against HIV and pregnancy is first of its kind to enter a clinical trialPosted on Friday, March 07, 2014 by Adult Medical News
Women's reproductive health may never be the same, thanks to Northwestern University biomedical engineer Patrick Kiser and his first-of-its-kind intravaginal ring that reliably delivers an antiretroviral drug and a contraceptive for months.
Aggression, rule-breaking common among Taiwanese teenagers who have early sexPosted on Thursday, March 06, 2014 by Adult Medical News
Taiwanese teenagers - and especially females - who become sexually active at a very young age are more likely to be rule-breakers and be more aggressive than their peers. These are the findings of a national study of Taiwanese youth led by Wei J. Chen of the National Taiwan University, with Chia-Hua Chan as first author. It is published in Springer's journal Archives of Sexual Behavior.
Life changing HIV/STI prevention program in Haiti is saving livesPosted on Thursday, March 06, 2014 by Adult Medical News
New research from the University of Toronto shows that a little training can go a long way in a desperate situation.Carmen Logie, assistant professor in the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, demonstrated that marginalized and displaced women in Leogane, Haiti, can measurably impact mental and sexual health behaviours in their village.
How sexual contacts with outsiders contribute to HIV infections within communitiesPosted on Wednesday, March 05, 2014 by Adult Medical News
While a number of strategies can prevent and control HIV transmission and spread, their effective use depends on understanding the sexual networks within and between communities. A paper published in PLOS Medicine reports a detailed analysis with surprising results from the Rakai district in Uganda, one of the most studied areas of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Africa. Mary K.
Intimate partner violence in men who have sex with men is linked to adverse health effectsPosted on Wednesday, March 05, 2014 by Adult Medical News
Intimate partner violence (IPV) among men who have sex with men (MSM) is linked to greater risk of mental and physical health symptoms, substance misuse, and sexually transmitted infections, according to a research article published in PLOS Medicine.