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Sexually Transmitted Infectious Disease Expert Available to Comment on CDC Report

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anal cancer, HPV, men who have sex with men, UTHealth , uthealth school of public health

UTHealth Researchers Receive $2.5 Million to Develop Anal Cancer Screening Protocol

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The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $2.5 million grant to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) to develop a standard protocol for anal cancer screenings for men who have sex with men.

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Wayne State University, Fibromyalgia

New Wayne State Research Findings Offers Hope to People with Fibromyalgia

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A novel psychological therapy that encourages addressing emotional experiences related to trauma, conflict and relationship problems has been found helpful for people with the chronic pain condition fibromyalgia. A research team led by Mark A. Lumley, Ph.D., professor of psychology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Wayne State University, in collaboration with a team from the University of Michigan Medical Center led by David A. Williams, Ph.D., professor of anesthesiology, has released the results of its research in the prestigious journal, PAIN.

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Teen Parenthood, Childbearing, Couples, Families

Researchers Document Changes in Teenage Parenthood

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The U.S. birth rate hasn’t changed for two generations of teenage girls, but other aspects of young parenthood are shifting, especially regarding young fathers, according to new Indiana University research.

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Northwestern University, Marriage, Relationships, Book, Author

The All-or-Nothing Marriage

What does a modern marriage look like? And how can today’s couples seek personal fulfillment in their marriages while remaining committed to it for the long run? This September, Northwestern University professor and relationship expert Eli Finkel reports on his latest discovery — that although the average marriage today is struggling, the best marriages are flourishing like never before.

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University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Penn Nursing Science, Penn Nursing, Robin Stevens, HIV and AIDS, Income Levels, Educational Level

Relationship Found Between HIV Risk & Individual AND Community Level Educational Status

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African-American men who have sex with men (MSM) remain at heightened risk for HIV infection and account for the largest number of African-Americans living with HIV/AIDS. It has long been understood that there is a clear and persistent association between poverty, transactional sex behavior, and HIV risk. A new University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) study has investigated how educational status relates to HIV risk in this population.

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Nyu Langone, Dayu Lin, ventromedial hypothalamus, Brain, Aggression, Sexual Behavior, Estrogen Receptor

Sex and Aggression Controlled Separately in Female Animal Brains, but Overlap in Male Brains

Brain structures that control sexual and aggressive behavior in mice are wired differently in females than in males.

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Open Communication and Emotional Closeness Linked to Fewer Low Sexual Interest Problems

British women living with a partner are more than twice as likely to lack interest in sex compared to men living with a partner, according to a new study published in the BMJ Open.

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Experts Available to Comment on Sexual Consent and Title IX

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Loneliness, Death, Relationships

How Do Close Relationships Lead to Longer Life?

While recent research has shown that loneliness can play a role in early death, psychologists are also concerned with the mechanisms by which social relationships and close personal ties affect health. A special issue of American Psychologist, the flagship journal of the American Psychological Association, offers an overview of the science and makes the case for psychological scientists to work together to make close relationships a public health priority.







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