Young Boys Allegedly Abused By Air Force Colonel Now In His Sole Custody
The Air Force colonel alleged to have abused his two 6-year-old sons has just been awarded sole custody of the boys, who have lived only with their mother for five years. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tara Haelle, Contributor Source Type: news

For Online Daters, Women Peak at 18 While Men Peak at 50, Study Finds. Oy.
The study, which looked at nearly 200,000 users, also showed that a man ’ s desirability increased with greater education. For women, it was another story. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MAYA SALAM Tags: Dating and Relationships Online Dating Women and Girls Men and Boys OkCupid Gadsby, Hannah Source Type: news

How to build a better butt
As a 48-year-old, fairly fit, working mother of two young boys (I had both kids in my 40s), I try to avoid mirrors as much as possible when I'm in a bathing suit. Recently, however, I happened to catch a glance of my backside, and let's just say I wasn't too thrilled with the sagging specimen reflecting back at me. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Good girls and boys: findings from a cross-sectional survey on adolescent rights, relationships, and sexuality in an urban informal settlement in India - Daruwalla N, Mishra T, Karandikar N, Pantvaidya S, Osrin D.
Around 20% of India's population are adolescents aged 10-19  years. Our objective was to strengthen program interventions on gender equity, health, and participation by gauging adolescents' levels of understanding and opinions. In a cross-sectional survey,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

She touched me: five snapshots of adult sexual violations of Black boys - Curry TJ, Utley EA.
Too often the idea of young Black boys as sexually aggressive or criminally assaultive displaces the idea that they can be victims at all. As such, Black boys are not theorized or researched as victims of sexual violations in current gender literatures. In... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Black Boys Feel Less Safe in White Neighborhoods, Study Shows
African-American boys “ will expect increased scrutiny, surveillance, and even direct targeting as they traverse whiter spaces, ” researchers at Ohio State University found. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SANDRA E. GARCIA Tags: Blacks Youth Race and Ethnicity Whites Ohio State University Columbus (Ohio) Discrimination Source Type: news

Black boys more fearful in whiter neighborhoods, study finds
Research shows young black men experience more anxiety in whiter neighborhoods. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Bullying victimization and depressive symptoms in adolescence: the moderating role of parent-child conflicts among boys and girls - Lahav-Kadmiel Z, Brunstein-Klomek A.
INTRODUCTION: The association between bullying victimization and depressive symptoms has been studied extensively over the years. Among the variables studied as having an impact on this association were different characteristics of the parent-child relatio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Teenagers with a weak handshake are more likely to suffer diabetes and heart disease
The Baylor University-led study, published in the Journal of Paediatrics, found boys and girls with weaker grips were three times as likely to suffer from a decline in their health. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Children and Women with Disabilities, More Likely to Face Discrimination
This article is part of a series of stories on Disability inclusion.The post Children and Women with Disabilities, More Likely to Face Discrimination appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Carmen Arroyo and Emily Thampoe Tags: Development & Aid Featured Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Population Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Disability rights Source Type: news

How to Recognize a Psychopath
“I don’t feel guilty for anything. I feel sorry for people who feel guilt.” – Ted Bundy We’re all familiar with the famous villains in movies and TV such as Hannibal Lecter in “The Silence of the Lambs,” Norman Bates in Alfred Hitchcock’s psychological thriller, “Psycho,” Dexter Morgan in the Showtime series “Dexter.” In real life, we’ve read about the horrific murders committed by the likes of two executed serial killers from the 1970s: Theodore (Ted) Bundy, killer, rapist and necrophile, and John Wayne Gacy, Jr., who murdered 33 boys. What the...
Source: Psych Central - August 10, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Suzanne Kane Tags: Abuse Anger Bullying Ethics & Morality Narcissism Neuroscience Personal Stories Trauma Violence & Aggression Source Type: news

Pediatrician Charged With 29 More Counts of Child Sex Abuse Pediatrician Charged With 29 More Counts of Child Sex Abuse
Pennsylvania's Attorney General says the pattern of abuse by the Johnstown physician goes back to the'80s and includes boys and girls and his own family members.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Young Mother Has Hope and Health After a New Technique for Treating Kidney Cancer
Twenty-two weeks into her third pregnancy, Jessica Dykstra experienced incredible joy and intense fear --- in just a few minutes. Jessica learned she was having a baby girl to complement her two toddler boys. And just minutes before, the 25-year-old San Diego resident was diagnosed with stage 2 renal cell carcinoma — a malignant tumor on her left kidney.08/07/2018 (Source: Kidney Cancer Association)
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - August 7, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Not Suicidal, but One in Four U.S. Girls May Want to Harm Themselves Not Suicidal, but One in Four U.S. Girls May Want to Harm Themselves
In any given year, roughly one in four girls in U.S. high schools and one in 10 boys try to harm themselves even when they are not attempting suicide, a recent study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Bidirectional relationships between bullying, victimization and emotion experience in boys with and without autism - Novin S, Broekhof E, Rieffe C.
This study examines the longitudinal associations of ange... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Organized community activity participation and the dynamic roles of neighborhood violence and gender among Latino adolescents - Camacho-Thompson DE, Vargas R.
This study employed a neighborhood case-study approach to examine the experiences of Latino youth... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Mummy's boys are 'less likely to have mental health issues', study finds
The study by the Marriage Foundation concluded that boys and girls who are close to their parent of the opposite sex fare better at coping with teenage life and are less likely to suffer emotional problems. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Not suicidal, but one in four U.S. girls may want to harm themselves
(Reuters Health) - In any given year, roughly one in four girls in U.S. high schools and one in 10 boys try to harm themselves even when they are not attempting suicide, a recent study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Does SuperPark make children less sedentary? How visiting a commercial indoor activity park affects 7 to 12 years old children's daily sitting and physical activity time - Pesola AJ, Melin M, Vanhala A, Gao Y, Finni T.
This study examined whether visiting SuperPark affects total daily sitting and physical activity time. The participants (8 girls and 7 boys, aged 10.3 ± ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Traumatic events among street working boys and matched schoolboys in Duhok - Taib NI, Ahmad A.
AIM: To elucidate the types and frequencies of traumatic events among street working children in Duhok compared to school children. METHODS: The authors compared 100 street working boys (8-16 years old), who were attending a drop-in centre for stre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Can we predict the long-term outcome of boys with ADHD?
(Elsevier) A study published in the August 2018 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry(JAACAP) reports on a group of boys diagnosed with ADHD in childhood (when they were, on average, 8 years old) and followed into adulthood (when they were in their early 40s). The goal was to examine whether boys' characteristics in childhood and adolescence predicted their subsequent school performance, their work, and social adjustment. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Chemo Kills Sperm Counts in Prepubertal Boys (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Cryopreserving testicular tissue prior to alkylating agent therapies may save fertility (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - August 1, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Boys too for cost-effective HPV vaccination in Sweden
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - August 1, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Canadian firm poised to enter Florida marijuana market
A Canadian love-fest for Florida pot companies continues to blossom with a $93 million deal that includes a Ruskin-based grower yet to begin selling marijuana products. Toronto-based Scythian Biosciences Corp. announced Monday it intends to purchase a company that will take over the grower 3 Boys Farms, which received a highly sought-after medical marijuana license last August after suing the state. The deal also includes purchasing an unnamed “health care orga nization” as part of Scythian Biosciences’… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 31, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: DARA KAM Source Type: news

Madagascar:HIV-TB Connection - Key to Ending Infections
[IPS] London -A group of teenage boys huddle around Michelle in the mangroves behind Joyce Bay, a spot frequented by men who have sex with men (MSM) in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (PNG). (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - July 31, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Canadian firm strikes a deal to enter Florida marijuana market with Ruskin grower
A Canadian love-fest for Florida pot companies continues to blossom with a $93 million deal that includes a Ruskin-based grower yet to begin selling marijuana products. Toronto-based Scythian Biosciences Corp. announced Monday it intends to purchase a company that will take over the grower 3 Boys Farms, which received a highly sought-after medical marijuana license last August after suing the state. The deal also includes purchasing an unnamed “health care orga nization” as part of Scythian Biosciences’… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 31, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Dara Kam Source Type: news

Canadian firm strikes a deal to enter Florida marijuana market with Ruskin grower
A Canadian love-fest for Florida pot companies continues to blossom with a $93 million deal that includes a Ruskin-based grower yet to begin selling marijuana products. Toronto-based Scythian Biosciences Corp. announced Monday it intends to purchase a company that will take over the grower 3 Boys Farms, which received a highly sought-after medical marijuana license last August after suing the state. The deal also includes purchasing an unnamed “health care orga nization” as part of Scythian Biosciences’… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 31, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Dara Kam Source Type: news

Ties Between Self-Regulation, Obesity in Children Differ by Sex
MONDAY, July 30, 2018 -- The association between self-regulation and the risk of obesity differs between boys and girls, according to a study published online July 16 in JAMA Pediatrics. Sarah E. Anderson, Ph.D., from The Ohio State University in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Circumcising newborn boys increases their risk of cot death
Researchers from the University of Sheffield believe this may explain why cot death, which kills around 300 babies in the UK and 3,500 every year in the US, is more common in boys. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A longitudinal perspective on boys as victims of childhood sexual abuse in South Africa: consequences for adult mental health - Richter LM, Mathews S, Nonterah E, Masilela L.
Childhood sexual abuse of boys was examined in a longitudinal cohort in South Africa, with data on abuse collected at six age points between 11 and 18 years. Potential personal and social vulnerability of male sexual abuse victims was explored and mental h... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Boys more 'cliquey' than girls
Boys are more likely to keep the same group of friends, research suggests. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

800,000 Zambians Receive HIV Services as HTC Project Worked to Curb the Country ’s Epidemic
July 25, 2018Close to 800,000 Zambians received HIV services —including testing, counseling, antiretroviral therapy (ART), tuberculosis screening, and more—through IntraHealth International’sHTC Project, which for five years focused on serving clients who are often the most difficult (and crucial) to reach.Throughout 2012 –2018, the project provided HIV care and services to female sex workers, men who have sex with men, transgendered individuals, prison inmates, couples, pregnant and breastfeeding mothers, adolescent girls and young women, adolescent boys and young men, cross-border traders, seasona...
Source: IntraHealth International - July 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

HTC Project Brought HIV Services to 800,000 Zambians
July 25, 2018Close to 800,000 Zambians received HIV services —including testing, counseling, antiretroviral therapy (ART), tuberculosis screening, and more—through IntraHealth International’sHTC Project, which for five years focused on serving clients who are often the most difficult (and crucial) to reach.Throughout 2012 –2018, the project provided HIV care and services to female sex workers, men who have sex with men, transgendered individuals, prison inmates, couples, pregnant and breastfeeding mothers, adolescent girls and young women, adolescent boys and young men, cross-border traders, seasona...
Source: IntraHealth International - July 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

Are boys more cliquey than girls?
(London School of Hygiene& Tropical Medicine) Children's friendship groups in secondary school remain consistent over time and are often structured around gender, with boys forming the most tight-knit bands, according to new research published in PLOS ONE. The findings suggests boys might be more 'cliquey' than girls, and that factors such as location and timetable may have an impact on the social networks that children develop. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

HPV vaccine to be given to boys in England
The government has announced that adolescent boys aged 12 and 13 will be offered the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine to protect them from cancer. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - July 25, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Boys will receive HPV vaccine
The vaccine, which is already given to girls, will be given to boys aged 12 to 13 in England Related items fromOnMedica Vaccine could 'eradicate' cervical cancer The HPV vaccine, ten years on JCVI recommends universal HPV vaccination Experts welcome new evidence on HPV jab efficacy and safety HPV vaccination to be offered to men who have sex with men (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - July 25, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

The HPV vaccine will be given to boys as well as girls in England
A vaccine against the human papillomavirus, or HPV, will be given to boys in England for the first time, the UK government announced on Tuesday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Teenage boys to be vaccinated against cancer-causing HPV
Inoculation programme will be expanded to cover 12- and 13-year-old boys in EnglandBoys aged 12 and 13 in England are to be vaccinated against the cancer-causing human papilloma virus (HPV), the government has said.The decision, announced on Tuesday, comes after theJoint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) recommended last week that the HPV vaccination, which protects girls against cervical cancer, should be extended to boys. It followed growing calls for theinoculation programme to be expanded.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 24, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Haroon Siddique Tags: HPV vaccine Cancer Cervical cancer Science UK news Health Society Vaccines and immunisation Source Type: news

HPV vaccine UK: Jab that protects against cervical cancer will now also be given to boys
HPV VACCINE in the UK protects against cervical cancer. Up until now all girls can get the jab free from the NHS from the age of 12 up to their 18th birthday. But now boys will also be given the vaccine, the Government has announced. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HIV-TB Connection: Key to Ending Infections
Michelle, a transgender peer educator, walks through her village in Joyce Bay, Port Moresby. Credit: Tom MaguireBy Tom MaguireLONDON, Jul 24 2018 (IPS)A group of teenage boys huddle around Michelle in the mangroves behind Joyce Bay, a spot frequented by men who have sex with men (MSM) in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (PNG). She asks them how regularly they have sex and whether they have been tested for HIV or tuberculosis (TB). Her questions are met with giggles, intrigue and confusion. It turned out that none of the eight present have been tested for either disease. Michelle is a peer educator working to test key populat...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tom Maguire Tags: Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Teenage boys in England will be vaccinated against HPV
The NHS will embark on a £20 million a year programme to vaccinate all 12 and 13 year old males against the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus, which causes oral cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HPV vaccination programme to extend to boys, government confirms
Teenage boys in England are to receive the HPV vaccination, the government has confirmed. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - July 24, 2018 Category: Primary Care Tags: Clinical News Source Type: news

HPV vaccination programme in England will cover boys, government confirms
Teenage boys in England are to receive the HPV vaccination, the government has confirmed. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - July 24, 2018 Category: Primary Care Tags: Clinical News Source Type: news

Government announces HPV vaccine to be given to boys in England
The government has announced today that adolescent boys in England will be offered the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine to protect them from cancer. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - July 24, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

HPV jab will be given to boys, government says
Adolescent boys in England will now get the vaccine for which girls are already eligible. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Treatments for cancer and sickle cell disease deplete germ cells in young boys
(European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology) Scientists have discovered that some treatments for cancer and sickle cell disease can destroy the germ cells that go on to develop into sperm in the testes of young boys. In some pre-pubescent boys, the treatment for sickle cell disease results in complete destruction of all their germ cells, which are called spermatogonia. The study is published in Human Reproduction and is the first to describe the effects of these treatments on spermatogonial quantity (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

This Tanzanian Couple Plans Together, Dreams Together, and Fights HIV Transmission Together
July 23, 2018A simple procedure is lowering the risk for thousands of couples in  Tanzania.Twenty-one-year-old Khadija Butemi was doing her morning chores when she heard an announcement through a loudspeaker passing by on the nearby country road.There was a campaign going on, it said, for men who wanted to undergo voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC). She immediately thought of her husband, a 22-year-old fisherman, who was down by the lake fishing.The couple lives with their two-year-old daughter in Nansio, a remote village on the island of Ukerewe, Tanzania. VMMC isn ’t routinely offered in the area, and ...
Source: IntraHealth International - July 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

South Africa:Helping the 'Prep Shop Boys' to Get Aids Drugs
[Daily Maverick] A South African doctor linked up with Aids activists in the Netherlands to smuggle HIV medicine to them from South Africa in a nifty inversion of the usual foreign aid story - and a tribute to how cheaply the South African government has been able to procure antiretroviral medicine. The International Aids conference opens today (23 July) in Amsterdam. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - July 23, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Teenage boys will be vaccinated against HPV which causes the deaths of hundreds of men every year
In a landmark victory for The Mail on Sunday, the NHS will embark on a £20 million annual programme to inoculate all 12- and 13-year-olds against the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ten-year trends in physical dating violence victimization among adolescent boys and girls in British Columbia, Canada - Shaffer CS, Adjei J, Viljoen JL, Douglas KS, Saewyc EM.
Physical dating violence (PDV) victimization among adolescents is a serious global problem. Although knowledge of trends in PDV victimization can help guide programming and health policies, little research has examined whether the prevalence of PDV victimi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news