Latin American and U.S. Latina Women Unite to Demand Access to the Female Condom
...t women can initiate is an issue that transcends borders," said Yolanda Rodriguez-Escobar of Mujeres Unidas Contra el SIDA in San Antonio Texas. "The feminization
of the epidemic in our communities demands a woman-centered response."
"Research shows that when women and men have access to the female cond...
Largest Ever Regional AIDS Conference to Review Epidemic Status and Changing Challenges in the Response
EECAAC II will also explore three current trends in the epidemic's
spread that have significant and new implications for the region:
-- The feminization
of the epidemic: the epidemic is affecting a greater number of women. In 2006, women accounted for about 40 percent of reported new cases. --...
All in the Name of ‘Breast Cancer Awareness
American commentator Barbara Ehrenreich, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2000, has come down heavily over the infantilization and feminization
of the disease - the pink products, the teddy bears. According to her the sexualization of the disease is also pernicious.
Of course to its adva...
Detrimental Effect Of Chronic Alcoholism On Male Fertility
...disorders, including structural testicular changes and a decrease in testicular and serum levels of T, which might be involved in the hypogonadism and feminization
A reduction in sperm concentration and in the percentage of spermatozoa with normal morphology has been detected in chronic alcoholics ...
feminization in Medical Dictionary
Androgen insensitivity syndrome (AIS), also referred to as androgen resistance syndrome, is a set of disorders of sex development caused by mutations of the gene encoding the androgen receptor. The nature of the resulting... Online Medical Dictionary and glossary with medical definiti...
feminization in Biological News
AIDS expert says global strategy needed to combat feminization of HIV/AIDS
Thomas C. Quinn, M.D., a Johns Hopkins physician and scientist, who has spent the best part of the last 25 years leading major efforts to combat HIV and AIDS throughout the world, is calling for global strategies and resources to confront the rapid "feminization" of the AIDS pandemic.
Quinn, a pr...
BioScience tip sheet, December 2008
...xual development in mammals and fish. Some of these chemicals too are widespread in the environment.
Roach, Sex, and Gender-Bending Chemicals: The feminization
of Wild Fish in English Rivers.
Charles R. Tyler and Susan Jobling.
Male roach in English rivers often develop female characteristics, a consequen...
Progress on HIV/AIDS significant but insufficient
... and inequality between men and women continued to increase the transmission of HIV/AIDS and undermine access to prevention and treatment. The growing feminization
of the epidemic had made it ever more necessary to establish programmes to attack the vulnerability of women and girls. Among the recommendations was ...