Sexual Health
Sexual HealthAcupuncture May Aid In Vitro Fertilization
Women undergoing in vitro fertilization can increase their chances of becoming pregnant by up to 65 percent if they also have acupuncture, a preliminary study suggests. About 10 percent to 15 percent of couples have difficulty conceiving, and many o...
Author:Steven ReinbergDate:03/25/14Click:7671 Full Story »
Sexual HealthBiannual Antibiotics May Cut Major Cause of Blindness in Afr
Increasing the administration of antibiotics from annually to twice a year in rural African villages could help reduce serious eye infections that can lead to blindness, a new study suggests. An ocular strain of the sexual transmitted disease chlamy...
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Sexual HealthStimulating Thymus Reactivates T-Cell Production
It's possible to stimulate the thymus gland to produce new immune system T-cells in adults infected with HIV, U.S. researchers say. HIV infection destroys T-cells, which leads to the collapse of the immune system and severe infection. The thymus gla...
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Sexual HealthCan I Make My Breasts Larger?
Although many products (from special creams to exercise techniques) claim to boost breast size, you should save your money: They don't work. The truth is that the only way to permanently change breast size is cosmetic surgery. Most doctors won't per...
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Sexual HealthBreast and Pelvic Exams
Your mom just made an appointment for your first gynecologic exam and you're feeling: Totally panicked. You start praying for an avalanche, four flat tires on the car, anything to avoid that appointment. Pretty calm. You don't really mind going to t...
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Sexual HealthAre Changes in My Vaginal Discharge OK?
Normal vaginal discharge has several purposes: cleaning and moistening the vagina, and helping to prevent and fight infections. Although it's normal for the color, texture, and amount of vaginal fluids to vary throughout a girl's menstrual cycle, so...
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Sexual HealthAm I still a virgin if I use a tampon?
Some girls worry that if they use tampons, they will no longer be virgins. The truth is, a virgin is someone who has never had sexual intercourse. Inserting a tampon is definitely not the same as having sex! So why do girls ask this question so ofte...
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Sexual HealthAll About Menstruation
Menstruation (a period) is a major stage of puberty in girls; it's one of the many physical signs that a girl is turning into a woman. And like a lot of the other changes associated with puberty, menstruation can be confusing. Some girls can't wait...
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Sexual HealthSafe sex the message as Rio launches into Carnival
Wearing nuns' veils, condom-shaped hats and all kinds of silly headgear, Brazilians partied in the beer-slicked streets of Rio de Janeiro on Friday as its Carnival started in earnest. Crowds gathered in the historic hilltop district of Santa Teresa...
Author:Angus MacSwanDate:03/25/14Click:7671 Full Story »
Sexual HealthMany sex ed teachers may lack training
A sizable minority of sex education teachers does not cover all of the basics, and many lack training to teach sex ed at all, a survey of teachers in one state suggests. In a study of sex ed teachers at 201 Illinois schools, researchers found that o...
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Sexual HealthAnti-impotence pill could boost high flying pilots
A drug used to treat impotence could help Israeli fighter pilots operate at high altitude, the Israeli military's official magazine reported in its latest issue. It said a retired general plans to present to the air force the results of a study he c...
Author:Joseph Nasr & Ori LeDate:03/25/14Click:7672 Full Story »
Sexual HealthChina reports rise in sexually transmitted diseases
China unveiled on Friday a large percentage rise in 2007 in diseases transmitted sexually or via blood, including AIDS and syphilis, without reporting exact figures. The number of new AIDS infections soared 45 percent in 2007, compared with 2006, th...
Author:Ben BlanchardDate:03/25/14Click:7670 Full Story »
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