Navigation Links
Abstain from sex- the latest mantra of American teens

The latest fad in the United States of America is surprisingly abstinence!!!!! Shockingly enough the teen crowd, particularly below 18 years, is taking the buzzword seriously. Last year there were many public abstinence pledges with many millionaire celebrities joining the jing bang. This pledge has been taken seriously, alteast for a certain period of time, according to some analysts who have studied the abstinence of the teen folk in the U.S.

According to these analysts, only 7% of men and 20% of women remain virgins till their marriage. The matter is not so important from the ethical viewpoint but a very important topic with regards to healthy sexual behavior, they say. With sexually transmitted diseases making a come back in terms of number of cases reported and with ever increasing abortions sparking a major international debate, abstinence has caught the fancy of teens the world over.

But some are cynical about the whole exercise and they say this is an attempt at playing to the gallery. True to this cynical remark, it has been found that only a few, actually abide by their abstinence pledge once they are above 19 years of age. But when the matter in question is such a sensitive and personal one, it is very difficult for anyone to be judgmental and hyper critical of the issue.

On the other hand some are happy that something has started and if not a revolution, something positive might come out of all this. In the U.S. however this issue of teen abstinence has consumed tons of print and lots of television time and is catching up as a major national debate. Though the situation in India is still different in more ways than one, being promiscuous has become a fad amongst the teen folk. Can it be summed up as the teens at cross roads? Earlier the common refrain was – “ to be or not to be that is the question”. Now it is – “ to abstain or not to abstain that is the queston”.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Doctors operate upon patients in candlelight- latest from the quake scene
2. Vitamin E, the latest warrior against diabetes
3. Sydney’s hospital gets the latest in cancer treatmen
4. E-gym is the latest fad: bring the gym home online!
5. Clintons new problem - Is the outgoing American president suffering from skin cancer?
6. FDA attacks American Red Cross for blood violations
7. Poll Finds Many Americans Misinformed About Cancer
8. Poll Finds Many Americans Misinformed About Cancer
9. Hypertension Drug of Choice for African Americans
10. American scientists alter gene makeup of babies
11. 38 million Americans including 14 million children left to combat hunger
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Abstain from sex the latest mantra American teens

(Date:7/9/2014)... feelings are personal and subjective, the human brain ... represents emotions across different senses, situations and even ... neuroscientist Adam Anderson. , "We discovered that fine-grained ... an area of the brain associated with emotional ... an individual,s subjective feeling," says Anderson, associate professor ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... There has been a sharp increase in the ... using MyChart, the online, interactive service that allows patients ... healthcare providers, schedule appointments, and renew prescriptions. , Over ... MyChart each year increased five-fold, while the ... 10-fold, according to a study by Dr. David ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... declines and extinctions around the world have been ... but new research from the National Institute for ... pathogen, ranavirus, may also contribute. , In ... ranavirus, which causes severe hemorrhage of internal organs ... of wood frogs if they are exposed to ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... flatulence and have a reputation for being highly toxic, but ... now being being found to offer potential health benefits in ... and dementia. A new compound (AP39), designed and made at ... therapies, by targeting delivery of very small amounts of the ... , Scientists in Exeter have already found that the compound ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... the most important organs in the human body. Its ... properly this is its synthesis function and ... this is its detoxification function. Lack of exercise and ... the liver. The resulting diseased cells can lead to ... failure. According to the German Liver Foundation, over five ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Study cracks how the brain processes emotions 2Health News:MyChart use skyrocketing among cancer patients, UT Southwestern study finds 2Health News:MyChart use skyrocketing among cancer patients, UT Southwestern study finds 3Health News:Study predicts ranavirus as potential new culprit in amphibian extinctions 2Health News:Rotten egg gas holds key to healthcare therapies 2Health News:Telemedicine for patients with chronic liver diseases 2Health News:Telemedicine for patients with chronic liver diseases 3
... designs a telemedicine system using interactive digital television. ... of Navarre, Alejandro Fanjul Fernández, has designed a ... This system enables the monitoring and treatment of ... from the comfort and convenience of their homes, ...
... a novel pathway by which estradiol, the primary estrogen ... as it aids in avoiding osteoporosis. // ,It ... bone, and that when the production of estrogen is ... after exposure to radiation or chemotherapeutic drugs, bones become ...
... day give their children a weekly treatment with a nasal ... severe middle //ear infection, based on results of a study. ... use of antibiotics, thereby avoiding the problem of antibiotic resistance. ... is an inflammation of the middle ear space that can ...
... Wisconsin is running a pioneering trial of using stem ... which have //been "encouraging". ,Amish Raval, of ... cardiologists began their trial on March 7. ... it could revolutionize cardiology," said Raval. ,Stem ...
... registered in the US National Marrow Donor Registry// is so ... queue for matching donors. ,Urmi and Girish are ... here. ,Urmi, 5, has been diagnosed with aplastic ... play with her dolls and read stories about Lord Krishna ...
... University College of Dentistry has discovered the first conclusive proof ... human hosts. This can even be ... between 100,000 and 200,000 years ago, say the researchers. ... cariology and comprehensive care at NYUCD, discovered that Streptococcus mutans, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Interactive Digital Television to Monitor Health 2Health News:Interactive Digital Television to Monitor Health 3Health News:Estradiol Guards Against Osteoporosis 2Health News:Viral Enzyme Recruited in Fight Against Ear Infection 2Health News:Viral Enzyme Recruited in Fight Against Ear Infection 3Health News:Tooth Decay Bacteria Evolved Along With Man 2
(Date:1/15/2014)...  Zafgen, Inc., a leading biopharmaceutical company dedicated to ... today announced initial results from its Phase 2a ... aminopeptidase 2 (MetAP2), in patients with Prader-Willi syndrome ... results showed improvements in body weight, hunger-related behaviors, ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. , Jan. 14, 2014 The Brandeis ... Los Angeles a premier and affordable laser tattoo ... treatment special. Dr. Brandeis, focus is in providing high quality cosmetic ... to all patients. " Southern California ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... NineSigma , Inc., the leading innovation partner ... Summit , May 14-16, 2014 at the Global Center ... . This is the premier industry ... achievements through open innovation. Participants will learn how world-changing ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Zafgen Announces Initial Results from Phase 2a Study of Beloranib in Patients with Prader-Willi Syndrome 2Zafgen Announces Initial Results from Phase 2a Study of Beloranib in Patients with Prader-Willi Syndrome 3Zafgen Announces Initial Results from Phase 2a Study of Beloranib in Patients with Prader-Willi Syndrome 4Beverly Hills Physician Features Tattoo Removal with the Astanza Duality Laser, Offers $99 Special 2Expect the Unexpected from Leading Global Innovators at NineSigma Leadership Summit, Sharing Winning Strategies to Advance Innovation 2Expect the Unexpected from Leading Global Innovators at NineSigma Leadership Summit, Sharing Winning Strategies to Advance Innovation 3Expect the Unexpected from Leading Global Innovators at NineSigma Leadership Summit, Sharing Winning Strategies to Advance Innovation 4
... System Produces Type I Water Directly from Tap, ... for scientists who need 5 to 15 L ... have easy access to acceptable quality pretreated water. ... L/min of ultrapure (Type I) water on demand, ...
... speed, stability and durability. Back-lighted Display. ... multiple units of measure, piece counting ... and GLP/GMP/ISO output including date and ... calibration with external weights only (selectable ...
... weighing mechanism for speed, stability and ... analog display modes, multiple units of ... functions, auto print, and GLP/GMP/ISO output ... built-in clock. Built-in, motor-driven internal ...
... - Battery Powered (6 size AA required). ... (g, ct, oz, ozt, GN, dwt, mom, ... and Percent Measure functions, Auto Print. Optional ... AC adapter may be ordered for AC ...
Medicine Products: