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Winter brings flu, summer brings bacterial infections

... "outdoor grill" season. Several of these gram-negative bacteria cause urinary tract infections, and a known risk factor for that is recent sexual intercourse the frequency of which also peaks in the summer, when there is more sunlight. "Regardless of the mechanisms responsible for infections, ...

New study finds uncontrollable stress worsens symptoms of endometriosis

... symptoms have on all aspects of their life, including work, family and personal relationships. For example, the physical pain they experience during intercourse can disrupt a healthy sexual relationship, thus causing anguish and discord which leads to further stress. Circumstantial evidence suggests that ...

Where college students live can impact their weight, eating and exercise habits

... symptoms have on all aspects of their life, including work, family and personal relationships. For example, the physical pain they experience during intercourse can disrupt a healthy sexual relationship, thus causing anguish and discord which leads to further stress. Circumstantial evidence suggests that ...

Eltrombopag effective for hepatitis C patients with low blood-platelet counts

... (when screening of the blood supply for HCV was implemented) or have used intravenous drugs. More rarely, it can also be transmitted through sexual intercourse and perinatally (mother to baby). The virus causes inflammation and scarring in the liver, and while it is curable in about half of those who have ...

Study challenges myth that sex late in pregnancy hastens birth

... the widely held belief that engaging in sexual intercourse during the final weeks of pregnancy can hasten ... may continue to hear the 'old wives' tale' that intercourse will hasten labor, but according to this data, ... were asked whether they had engaged in sexual intercourse during the preceding week and if so, how many ...

Scientists sequence genome of parasite responsible for common sexually transmitted infection

... infection commonly occurs in the vagina, resulting in heavy yellow-green or gray vaginal discharge, vaginal odor, discomfort during sexual intercourse and urination, irritation and itching of the genital area and, in rare cases, lower abdominal pain. In men, trichomoniasis is most common in the ...

Common parasitic infection leads to increased risk for HIV infection

... a mild burning sensation or discharge. Some women may have a frothy, strong-smelling yellow green discharge, and may feel discomfort during intercourse and urination, as well as itching of the genital area. Lower abdominal pain occurs in rare cases. The study, conducted by R. Scott McClelland, ...

Male circumcision reduces HIV risk, study stopped early

... has been stopped early due to preliminary results indicating that medical circumcision of men reduces their risk of acquiring HIV during heterosexual intercourse by 53 percent. The study's independent Data Safety and Monitoring Board met Dec. 12 to review the interim data. Based on the board's review, the ...

New HIV study identifies high-risk subgroups of adolescents

... those 25 years or younger, and three million adolescents are infected yearly with STIs. Determining factors associated with unprotected sexual intercourse among adolescents is therefore critical to the development of appropriate and successful primary HIV/STI prevention interventions, the authors ...

Sperm trading can resolve hermaphrodite mating conflicts

... capable of performing a "dry" copulation--that is, without sperm transfer. Sea slugs that mated with such a "cheating" partner interrupted sexual intercourse significantly sooner than did control pairs. This supports the concept of sperm trading, where mates negotiate mating roles in order to balance ...

Male circumcision reduces risk of HIV transmission from women to men

... infection among the three types of sexual partners. For the men in the study, the overall probably of becoming HIV-infected following a single act of intercourse was calculated to be .0063, or one in 160. Uncircumcised men had a more than two-fold increased risk of infection per sexual act compared with ...
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