News tagged with sexual intercourse

US researchers ponder modern day virgin births

At this time of year, many recount the birth of Jesus to the Virgin Mary. But reports consistent with virgin births are also a modern day phenomenon, according to a study in the Christmas edition of the BMJ.

Dec 17, 2013
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The first animal model for sexual transmission of HIV

Infection by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), a debilitating disorder in which progressive weakening of the immune system makes affected individuals more susceptible to ...

Aug 15, 2013
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Genders communicate consent to sex differently

(Medical Xpress)—A University of Arkansas researcher's work on the way men and women communicate their consent to have sex could lead to improved sexual assault prevention programs on college campuses.

Jul 02, 2013
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When AIDS viruses are transmitted despite treatment

While antiretroviral drugs offer an efficient means of preventing the replication of HIV in the blood, shedding of HIV may occur in semen, so that other persons can become infected during unprotected sexual ...

Jun 24, 2013
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Q+A: Should cervical cancer tests start later?

UK health authorities have recommended women start having pap smears later in life, suggesting women wait until they are at least 25 before having their first cervical cancer screening. ...

Dec 12, 2012
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