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Teen Sex Talks with Parents Associated with Safer Sex
Teen Sex Talks with Parents Associated with Safer Sex (1 votes, average: 1.00 out of 5)

Talking about sex with parents, especially mothers, had an effect on safer sex behavior among adolescents, especially girls, according to an article published online by JAMA Pediatrics. Risky sexual behavior among adolescents is a serious public health problem because of ... Read More »

Chlamydia screening for pregnant young women prevents newborn complications
Chlamydia screening for pregnant young women prevents newborn complications (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Chlamydia screening for all pregnant women aged between 16 and 25 is cost-effective and can prevent harm to babies, a University of Melbourne study has found. The study was published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG). ... Read More »

Only about half of teenage girls receive HPV vaccine at the CDC’s recommended age
Only about half of teenage girls receive HPV vaccine at the CDC’s recommended age (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

It’s a virus that is responsible for almost all cases of cervical cancer but a new study by University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers indicates that only about half of the girls receive the vaccine at the recommended age to ... Read More »

Binge drinking is an under-recognized problem among women and girls
Binge drinking is an under-recognized problem among women and girls (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Binge drinking is a dangerous behavior that can lead to tragic circumstances. It’s not often recognized as a women’s health problem but nearly 14 million U.S. women binge drink about three times a month, and consume an average of six ... Read More »

Condom use drops with hormonal contraceptives
Condom use drops with hormonal contraceptives (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Young women who start using hormonal contraceptives for birth control often stop using condoms, but a new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health finds that if they later discontinue using hormonal contraceptives, they tend not to resume using condoms. ... Read More »

Reducing unintended pregnancies in teen girls
Reducing unintended pregnancies in teen girls (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Adolescent girls participating in a sexual risk reduction (SRR) intervention study were more likely to practice abstinence and, if sexually active, showed substantial decreases in unprotected sex, number of partners, and unintended pregnancies, reports a research team led by principal ... Read More »

Milk that protects against HIV
Milk that protects against HIV (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Melbourne researchers have developed cows’ milk that protects human cells from HIV. The milk contains antibodies which defend against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The next step will be to develop it into a cream which women can apply to protect ... Read More »

HPV vaccination does not lead to sex increase
HPV vaccination does not lead to sex increase (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A study published in Vaccine reveals that contrary to recent discussions, the HPV vaccination does not increase sexual activity in adolescent girls. There have been claims recently that the HPV (Human papillomavirus) vaccination increases sexual activity in adolescent girls as ... Read More »

 
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