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Male circumcision overstated as prevention tool against AIDS
...nd brothers, do a much better job protecting their daughters
from predatory males than do those in the south. A history of polygamy in these Muslim communities does not appear to contribute to hi gher AIDS prevalence as previously speculated. In a frequently cited academic paper, Daniel Halperin, an H.I.V. spe...
The price of vanity: Mating with showy males may reduce offspring's ability to fight off pathogens
... of a male with exaggerated ornaments may make her daughters
and granddaughters less able to resist pathogens, Mank argues. However, there may be some benefits for the females. For example, females are larger than males in many fish species, perhaps because of the requisite energetic burdens of producing m...
Parents need to be educated about HPV vaccinations for daughters
... may soon be offered the opportunity to have their daughters
immunised against a sexually transmitted virus that is the major cause of cervical cancer, the 4th International Conference on Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Medicine heard today (Thursday 30 March). Professor Henry Kitchener told the conference, or...