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Tenofovir gel provides high level of protection against HIV in rectal...

BOSTON, Feb. 28, 2011 -- A gel developed to protect against HIV during vaginal sex produced a strong antiviral effect when used in the rectum, according to an early-phase study presented today at the 18th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunisti...

Spring break

ANN ARBOR, Mich.--- College students who arrange with friends to "get their backs" are less likely to engage in risky Spring Break behavior, according to a study published this month in the Journal of Youth and Adolescence. About 60 percent of ab...

Choices — not discrimination — determine success for women scientists, Cornell...

ITHACA, N.Y. -- It's an incendiary topic in academia -- the pervasive belief that women are underrepresented in science, math and engineering fields because they face sex discrimination in the interviewing, hiring, and grant and manuscript review ...

When a blockbuster becomes lackluster: Not all movie-watching experiences are created...

MANHATTAN, KAN. -- When you sit down to watch a new flick, whether you enjoy the movie may depend on the person sitting next to you, according to research from a Kansas State University professor. It's especially true if you are awkwardly watching a...

Boy or girl? Australians think we shouldn’t choose

Most Australians do not approve of IVF or abortion for sex-selection purposes, and most do not think a hypothetical blue or pink pill to select the sex of a child should be legal, a new study has found. The study, led by Dr Rebecca Kippen from th...

Frequent sex protects marital happiness for neurotic newlyweds

Los Angeles, CA (December 8, 2010) People who are neurotic often have more difficulty with relationships and marriage. But if neurotic newlyweds have frequent sexual relations, their marital satisfaction is every bit as high as their less neurotic c...

Crucial sex hormones re-routed by missing molecule

A hormone responsible for the onset of puberty can end up stuck in the wrong part of the body if the nerve pathways responsible for its transport to the brain fail to develop properly, according to research funded by the Biotechnology and Biological...

Daily dose of HIV drug reduces risk of HIV infection

A daily dose of an oral antiretroviral drug, currently approved to treat HIV infection, reduced the risk of acquiring HIV infection by 43.8 percent among men who have sex with men. The findings, a major advance in HIV prevention research, come from ...

Does sex matter? It may when evaluating mental status

Montreal, November 18, 2010 -- Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that differs between the sexes in terms of age at onset, symptomatology, response to medication, and structural brain abnormalities. Now, a new study from the Université de Mon...

Depression linked to HIV risk among South African young people, study...

University of Alberta research has discovered a strong link between depression and risky sexual behaviours such as improper condom use, transactional sex and relationship violence among young people in South Africa. The research shows that depress...

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