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Study Affirms That Cocaine Makes Users More Likely to Risk Unsafe Sex

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Cocaine use has long been tied anecdotally to higher-than-usual rates of impulsive behavior, including risky sex, but the tie-in has been difficult to study with any scientifically controlled rigor.

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HIV-prevention, Molly Rosenberg, Indiana University Bloomington

IU Study Examines Sexual Risk-Taking, HIV Prevention Among Older Adults in Sub-Saharan Africa

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A recent study conducted by researchers at Indiana University found that older men and women are maintaining sexual relationships into their 80s and beyond and are often ignored in sexual health education, increasing the possibility for HIV transmission.

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University At Buffalo, Immigrants, African immigrants, Sex Education, Culture, Acculturation, Parenting, Mother Daughter Relationship

For Immigrant Mothers Delivering ‘the Talk,’ Facts Trump Culture

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Where a shift in cultural behaviors and beliefs typically takes three generations, new research has found that among African immigrant mothers, cultural views regarding sex are rarely passed down to their children, indicating change after a single generation.

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Allergies, Hives, Valentine's Day, Allergist, Acaai, American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

Breathe Easy as You Plan an Allergy- and Asthma-Free Valentine’s Day

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If you want to plan the perfect Valentine’s Day for your sweetheart, keep their allergies and asthma in mind.

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Binghamton University, SUNY Binghamton, State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, Psychology, Relationships, Social Support, Spouses, Couples, Cortisol, Stress, Stress Management, Hormones, Positive Behavior, negative behavior, Communication, Husbands, Wives, Counseling, Therapy

Positive Social Support From a Spouse Could Have Negative Consequences, New Research Shows

Offering your spouse what you believe to be positive support could have negative physiological effects on them, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York.

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Reproduction, Fertility, Down Syndrome, Biology, Cell Biology

Biologists Identify Reproductive "Traffic Cop"

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University of Iowa researchers have found a protein that regulates how chromosomes pair up and pass genetic information. FDK-6 dictates the speed at which maternal and paternal chromosome strands move and join in roundworms. The findings were published online this month in The Journal of Cell Biology.

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Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern Medicine, Research, Women

One Year of Sex-Inclusive Research Celebrated at Jan. 25 Symposium

Northwestern Medicine will host a symposium Jan. 25 to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the implementation of the National Institutes of Health’s landmark sex-inclusion policy. The NIH is revolutionizing the future of medicine by mandating that research funding is contingent upon the inclusion of female cells or animals in scientists’ studies.

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One Night Stand Regrets

How we feel after 1-night stands has a lot to do with our gender -- and evolution.

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HIV Therapy Could Be Contributing to Syphilis Outbreak

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Drugs used to treat HIV could affect how the body responds to syphilis, inadvertently contributing to a current outbreak, a new study suggests.

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Intimate Partner Violence, Abusive Relationships, African-American women, Physical Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Domestic Violence, Self Defense, Bystander Intervention, Coping Behaviors

Study Finds Three Primary Categories Used by African-American Women Facing Intimate Partner Violence

African-American women in abusive relationships use a variety of strategies pulled from three general categories to survive intimate partner violence (IPV), according to a new University at Buffalo study recently published in the journal Social Work.







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