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'My name is Karly': Sex trafficking victim joins police on front lines in battle against exploitation
Durham Regional Police Human Trafficking Unit is one of the first in Canada to team up with a human trafficking survivor.
Source: CBC | Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada Source Type: news

Scholars Debate Causes of Women's Underrepresentation in STEM
Two new commentaries on a contested 2018 study about gender disparities in STEM fields clash over whether sex differences or social inequalities are to blame for the lack of women scientists and...
Source: The Scientist - February 17, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder status and sex moderate mild traumatic brain injury symptom severity in children and adolescents: implications for clinical management - Orban SA, Epstein JN, Carr D, Logan K, Gubanich PJ, Sidol C, Myer GD.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the impact of pediatric mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), using a broad parent-reported measure, and to determine whether parent-ratings of mTBI symptoms are higher among those with premorbid attention-deficit/hyperactivity diso...
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Comparison of suicide risk and other outcomes among boys and girls who self-harm - Ohlis A, Bjureberg J, Lichtenstein P, D'Onofrio BM, Fruzzetti AE, Cederl öf M, Hellner C.
Little is known about sex differences in outcomes of self-harm, and there are inconclusive results concerning the association between sex, self-harm, and suicide attempts. The aim of this study was to explore sex differences in outcomes of self-harm in ado...
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sex difference in the association between physical activity and suicide attempts among adolescents from 48 countries: A global perspective - Felez-Nobrega M, Haro JM, Vancampfort D, Koyanagi A.
BACKGROUND: Adolescent suicide is a global public health concern. Given that physical activity has a positive effect in the prevention and treatment of common psychiatric disorders, it may also protect against suicides. However, global data examining assoc...
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

GP Philippa Kay pleads with her patients to open up and embrace the menopause
GP Phillipa Kay regularly recommends her menopausal patients should continue having an active sex life as a way of keeping the symptoms of the condition under control.
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adolescent profiles according to their beliefs and affinity to sexting. A cluster study - Soriano-Ayala E, Cala VC, Dalouh R.
Sexting consists of sending, receiving, and distributing images of sexually suggestive content through electronic devices. This practice is one of the new ways of linking sex affectively through virtual environments, especially in adolescence. However, not...
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Bullying victimization profiles of school-aged adolescents and associations with weight statuses: a latent class analysis - Lee J, Hong JS, Tan K, Pineros-Leano M, Baek SA.
Bullying and childhood obesity are public health concerns in the United States. While obesity has been found to be associated with bullying victimization, it is less clear how it is differentially associated with biological sex and grade level across varyi...
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Assault by strangulation: sex differences in patient profile and subsequent readmissions - Jacob B, Cullen N, Haag HL, Chan V, Stock D, Colantonio A.
The objectives of this study were to describe the profile of individuals who had strangulation-related emergency department (ED) or acute care visits, and to explore 1...
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Drowning, Suffocation Source Type: news

Gender interaction effects on reporting assaults to the police - Hullenaar KL, Ruback RB.
This study used two theoretical perspectives-coercive power and gender norms-to examine how gender affects victims' decisions to report physical assaults to the police. The coercive power perspective attributes gender differences in reporting to sex-linked...
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Analysis of age-sex and deprivation stratified trends in assault deaths in Scotland (1974-2015) to identify age, period or cohort effects - Parkinson J, Minton J, McCartney G.
OBJECTIVES: Mortality rates in Scotland are higher, and health inequalities are greater, than in the rest of Western and Central Europe. There was a marked divergence during the 1980s and 1990s in the Scottish rates partly due to rises in alcohol-related a...
Source: SafetyLit - February 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Sexting, online sexual victimization, and psychopathology correlates by sex: depression, anxiety, and global psychopathology - Gass ó AM, Mueller-Johnson K, Montiel I.
Recent research on sexting highlighted a relationship between this new technology-mediated behavior and psychopathology correlates, although up to date results are mixed, and so far, studies have often used simple and not clinically validated measures of m...
Source: SafetyLit - February 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

More Sex Partners, Higher Cancer Risk?
During the 2012-2013 phase of the ongoing study, more than 5,700 participants were asked how many sexual partners they'd had during their lives. Researchers compared their answers to self-reported diagnoses of cancer.
Source: WebMD Health - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Having ‘The Talk’ With My 80-Something Dad
I was not prepared for the phone call from my father ’s skilled nursing facility asking for permission to provide him contraceptives.
Source: NYT Health - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Stacey Zapalac Tags: Nursing Homes Elderly Sex Dating and Relationships Sexually Transmitted Diseases Families and Family Life Source Type: news

Differences in airway size develop during puberty, new study finds
(University of Waterloo) Sex differences in airway size are not innate, but likely develop because of hormonal changes around puberty, reports a new study by the University of Waterloo.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Med Students Learn Little About Spotting, Helping Sex-Trafficking Victims Med Students Learn Little About Spotting, Helping Sex-Trafficking Victims
Doctors are in a unique position to identify and help victims
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

This Valentine & #039;s Day, Demand Better Sex Education For Kids
In classrooms around the country, young students are sharing Valentine ’s Day cards with their classmates and friends to mark relationships and connections and show care for one another.
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - February 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

Having more than 10 sexual partners almost DOUBLES women's risk of cancer, study claims  
Researchers from Anglia Ruskin University studied almost 6,000 people and found that a more prolific sex life almost doubled the chances of developing cancer for women.
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Most Gay, Bisexual Male Adolescents Don ' t Get Tested for HIV Most Gay, Bisexual Male Adolescents Don ' t Get Tested for HIV
Fewer than one in four adolescent men who have sex with men (AMSM) have had an HIV test, new U.S. research shows.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - February 13, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

More Sex Partners, Higher Cancer Risk?
THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2020 -- If you need more than two hands to count the number of lovers you ' ve had in your life, new research suggests you might want to worry about your cancer risk. People who have had 10 or more sexual partners had higher odds...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 13, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Sex differences in military sexual trauma and severe self-directed violence - Gross GM, Ronzitti S, Combellick JL, Decker SE, Mattocks KM, Hoff RA, Haskell SG, Brandt CA, Goulet JL.
INTRODUCTION: Previous research has demonstrated an association between military sexual trauma and risk for suicide; however, risk for self-directed violence such as suicide attempt or nonsuicidal self-injury following military sexual trauma is understudie...
Source: SafetyLit - February 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Age- and sex-related differences in nonfatal dog bite injuries among persons aged 0-19 treated in hospital emergency departments, United States, 2001-2017 - Basco AN, McCormack ER, Basco WT.
We examined estimates of annual nonfatal dog bite injuries among persons aged 0-19 treat...
Source: SafetyLit - February 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Nigeria: Only 34% Use Condoms - Survey
[Premium Times] A new survey has shown that only 34 per cent of Nigerians use condoms for sex.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 13, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Valentine's Day - NACA Cautions Young Nigerians Against Unprotected Sex
[This Day] As Nigerians join the rest of the world to mark Valentine's Day tomorrow, the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) has cautioned young people against risky sexual behaviours.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 13, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Risky sex and other personal consequences of alcohol and drug use among LGBTQ college students - Fenkl EA, Jones SG, Aronowitz T, Messmer P, Olafson EA, Simon SR, Framil CV.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en...
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sex, drugs, and early emerging risk: examining the association between sexual debut and substance use across adolescence - Clark DA, Donnellan MB, Durbin CE, Nuttall AK, Hicks BM, Robins RW.
Sexual debut, or first intercourse, predicts problem behaviors such as substance use. This association could reflect a direct effect of debut itself, general developmental trends, or the fact that some youth are more predisposed to a wide array of problem ...
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Genetic Basis for Testosterone Levels Differs According to Sex
TUESDAY, Feb. 11, 2020 -- The genetic determinants of testosterone levels differ between the sexes, according to a study published online Feb. 10 in Nature Medicine. Katherine S. Ruth, Ph.D., from the University of Exeter Medical School in the...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 11, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Young men unaware of risks of HPV infection and need for HPV vaccination
(Rutgers University) Young sexual minority men -- including those who are gay, bisexual, queer or straight-identified men who have sex with men -- do not fully understand their risk for human papillomavirus (HPV) due to a lack of information from health care providers, according to Rutgers researchers.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Why egalitarian values don't catch on in post-Soviet countries
(National Research University Higher School of Economics) People's values of personal choice, such as their attitudes towards abortion, divorce, and premarital sex, are usually determined their level of education, age, religiosity, and social status. At least this is the case in many countries such as the US and those in Europe. In a recent study, sociologists from HSE University and Max Planck Institute found that in post-Soviet countries, personal values are most determined by people's level of patriotism. http://jourssa.ru/?q=en/Lopatina%20et%20al_2019_4_Article
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Few aggressive or violent incidents are associated with the use of HIV self-tests to screen sexual partners among key populations - Carballo-Di éguez A, Giguere R, Balán IC, Dolezal C, Brown W, Lopez-Rios J, Sheinfil A, Frasca T, Rael C, Lentz C, Crespo R, Cruz Torres C, Leu CS, Febo I.
Men who have sex with men and transgender women who had multiple sexual partners in the prior 3  months participated in ISUM, a randomized, controlled trial of self- and partner-testing in New York City and San Juan, PR. Only 2% of screened participants we...
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Fraternity membership, traditional masculinity ideologies, and impersonal sex: selection and socialization effects - Waterman EA, Wesche R, Leavitt CE, Lefkowitz ES.
Fraternity culture perpetuates traditional masculinity ideologies, but little research has considered the process by which men internalize these ideologies. Men may select into fraternities based on preexisting ideologies, or fraternities may have a social...
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Older people warned by charities of risk of late diagnosis HIV
Ashley, now 59, told the BBC that people think they are safe to have unprotected sex over the age of 50. Six of ten over 50s diagnosed with HIV in 2018 were told at a late stage, UK figures show.
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Future of HIV Care in South Sudan Starts Here
By Anne Kinuthia, Country director, South Sudan ; Margarite Nathe, Principal Editor/Writer, IntraHealth InternationalFebruary 10, 2020What does it take to get results in a warzone?In South Sudan, it takes creativity and tenacity—whether you’re working to end an HIV epidemic, or get health services to children, or simply deliver supplies to a clinic.This is the world’s youngest country. In 2013, just two years after it split from Sudan, South Sudan fell into a civil war that hasn’t really ended yet. Around 4.3 million people have been displaced because of the violence, according to theUN Refugee ...
Source: IntraHealth International - February 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Tags: HIV & AIDS Community Engagement Human Resources Management Policy Advocacy IntraHealth ' s 40th Anniversary Health Financing Measurement and Evaluation Health in Conflict Social Services Youth Nurses Source Type: news

Development and validity evidence of the multidimensional scale of sexual self-concept in a Spanish-speaking context - Ferrer-Urbina R, Sep úlveda-Páez GL, Henríquez DT, Acevedo-Castillo DI, Llewellyn-Alvarado DA.
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVE: STIs and HIV/AIDS are an important public health problem, transmitted by risky sex behaviours. In this context, it is necessary to identify protective factors, of those behaviours, as sexual self-concept. Sexual self-concept is a mult...
Source: SafetyLit - February 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

High Testosterone Levels Exact Different Health Tolls in Men and Women
MONDAY, Feb. 10, 2020 -- High levels of the sex hormone testosterone may trigger different health problems in men and women, a new study reveals. In women, testosterone may increase the risk for type 2 diabetes, while in men it lowers that risk....
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 10, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Med students learn little about spotting, helping sex-trafficking victims
(Reuters Health) - Doctors are in a unique position to identify and help victims of sex trafficking, but little is taught in medical school about this issue, a review paper suggests.
Source: Reuters: Health - February 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Racial/Ethnic, Sex, Insurance Disparities ID ' d in Acne Care
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2020 -- Racial/ethnic, sex, and insurance-based disparities are seen in acne care, according to a study published online Feb. 5 in JAMA Dermatology. John S. Barbieri, M.D., from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 5, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Profiling Korean sex crimes: offender characteristics and crime scene actions - Kim S, Almond L, Eyre M.
The present study aimed to examine the demographic information of sex offenders in South Korea and explore whether a U.K. thematic model of criminal behaviour could be replicated in the Korean context. The 27 variables of crime scene actions derived from 5...
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Overcoming disclosure reluctance in youth victims of sex trafficking: new directions for research, policy, and practice - Lavoie J, Dickerson KL, Redlich AD, Quas JA.
An alarming number of youth worldwide are victims of commercial sexual exploitation, particularly sex trafficking. Normative developmental processes and motivations across the adolescent period--the age when youth are at greatest risk for trafficking--comb...
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence in same-sex relationships: an analysis of risk and rearrest - Gerstenberger C, Stansfield R, Williams KR.
Research on intimate partner violence (IPV) among same-sex couples remains relatively rare. Moreover, few studies examine risk and the likelihood of reoffending among such couples. The present study utilized a large sample of people (N = 6,711) arrested fo...
Source: SafetyLit - February 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Review of published curriculum on sex trafficking for undergraduate medical trainees - Talbott JMV, Dutcher JS, Pougnier CA, Calvin SL, Roe-Sepowitz D, Kling JM.
Educational councils and medical societies recommend that medical students learn to recognize and care for victims of sex trafficking. Previous research has found that healthcare providers are one of the few professionals to interact with sex trafficking v...
Source: SafetyLit - February 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Prostate cancer symptoms: Signs to look out for during sex that may signal the condition
PROSTATE cancer symptoms don't usually appear until the cancer has advanced, which is why recognising signs when they develop is very important. Certain signs of the condition may appear when a person has sex.
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Differences by sex and income level in mortality from causes directly related to alcohol in Navarre, 1993-2017 - Delfrade J, Gomez Iba ñez JC, Floristan Y, Guevara M, Moreno Iribas C.
BACKGROUND: Alcohol consumption is a risk factor for many health problems. Mortality from causes of death wholly attributable to alcohol consumption by sex and income level was studied and trends in the 1993-2017 period were analyzed in Navarre (Spain). ...
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Sex differences: transcriptional signatures of stress exposure in male and female brains - Brivio E, Lopez JP, Chen A.
More than two-thirds of patients suffering from stress-related disorders are women but over two-thirds of suicide completers are men. These are just some examples of the many sex differences in the prevalence and manifestations of stress-related disorders,...
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Sex-Specific Association of Blood Pressure Categories With All-Cause Mortality: The Rural Chinese Cohort Study
Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease - January 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

Sex and gender — the differences that matter
WHRY Fellow Anjali Walia spoke with many of the first women admitted to Yale about the false assumptions about sex and gender differences of the time.
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 28, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Interaction between age, sex, and mental health status as precipitating factors for symptom presentation in concussed individuals - Lariviere K, Bureau S, Marshall C, Holahan MR.
Concussions are among the most common neurological conditions, with emergency departments and sports injury clinics seeing hundreds of patients each year. The consideration of risk factors such as age, sex, and comorbid conditions are very important when l...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Sex differences in misperceptions of sexual interest can be explained by sociosexual orientation and men projecting their own interest onto women - Lee AJ, Sidari MJ, Murphy SC, Sherlock JM, Zietsch BP.
Sex differences in misperceptions of sexual interest have been well documented; however, it is unclear whether this cognitive bias could be explained by other factors. In the current study, 1,226 participants (586 men, 640 women) participated in a speed-da...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

How personality predicts seeing others as sex objects
(Emory Health Sciences) Several personality traits related to psychopathy -- especially being openly antagonistic -- predict a tendency to view others as merely sex objects, finds a study by psychologists at Emory University.
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news