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Article ID: 688507

Women's Health Research Gets Congressional Boost

Northwestern University

Teresa Woodruff explains the fight for female inclusion in scientific research.CHICAGO - Women’s health research got a federal and local boost with the declaration of a national Women’s Health Research Day to coincide with the 2nd Annual Symposium on Sex Inclusion in Biomedical Research on Jan. 25.This event celebrates the second anniversary of the implementation of the landmark policy set forth by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) requiring investigators to consider sex as a biological variable.

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25-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST

Article ID: 688111

Study Finds Adult Contraceptive Use Linked to Teen Knowledge

Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green State University Associate Professor of sociology Dr. Karen Guzzo and an Ohio State University researcher analyzed data that establishes a long-term linkage between adolescent reproductive knowledge and attitude and adult contraceptive behavior. The study appears in the January 2018 issue of Maternal and Child Health Journal.

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18-Jan-2018 9:05 AM EST

Article ID: 687778

Young Adults Report Differing Sexual Effects From Alcohol, Marijuana, and Ecstasy

New York University

Alcohol, marijuana, and ecstasy each have very different sexual effects, from attraction and desire to sensitivity to sexual dysfunction, finds a study by the Center for Drug Use and HIV/HCV Research (CDUHR) at NYU Meyers College of Nursing.

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10-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 687609

Common Birth Control Shot Linked to Risk of HIV Infection

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Replacing the popular contraceptive shot known as DMPA with alternative methods of contraception could help protect women in sub-Saharan Africa and other high-risk regions from becoming infected with HIV.

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8-Jan-2018 12:05 PM EST
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    21-Dec-2017 5:00 AM EST

Article ID: 687123

Study Finds Online Interest in Sex Rises at Christmas, with More Births Nine Months Later

Indiana University

A global-scale analysis of human birth rate cycles co-led by Indiana University reveals that online interest in sex rises at Christmas and certain other holidays, with more babies born nine months later.

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19-Dec-2017 7:30 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 687173

Americans Divided on Whether Businesses Have Right to Deny Service to Same-Sex Couples

Indiana University

Americans are evenly divided on whether a business should be able to deny service to same-sex couples, according to a study by Indiana University Bloomington sociologists. It is the first national survey to use an experimental approach to examine views on refusing service to sexual minorities.

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20-Dec-2017 3:05 PM EST

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 687154

Study: Treating Refugees From Western Perspective Leaves Providers and Patients Lost in Translation

University at Buffalo

University at Buffalo nursing research revealed that Somali Bantu women are open to family planning when methods help to space births of future children, rather than preventing new additions to their families.

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20-Dec-2017 11:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 687129

Couples 'Money Talk' Curriculum Reduces Stress, Increases Happiness, Researcher Says

Kansas State University

A five-week curriculum to get couples talking about money is increasing couples' happiness and reducing stress, according to a Kansas State University financial planning researcher. Sonya Lutter, associate professor of family studies and human services and certified financial planner, paired up with brightpeak financial to offer a curriculum to get couples talking about money.

Released:
20-Dec-2017 8:05 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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