Improvements In Sexual And Reproductive Health Of Teens And Young Adults Slowing

July 18, 2009 by admin · Leave a Comment 

After a period of improvement, trends in the sexual and reproductive health of U.S. teens and young adults have flattened, or in some instances may be worsening, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Also In Global Health News: Texting4Health; Uganda HIV/AIDS; Brain Drain And Needle Safety In Africa

July 18, 2009 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Daily Monitor Reports On Success, Expansion Of Pilot Study Using Health Text Messages The Daily Monitor reviews the success of the recent 10-day “Texting4Health” pilot study in Uganda that used cell phones to “gauge the basic health knowledge” of subscribers to the MTN network.

Source: Also In Global Health News: Texting4Health; Uganda HIV/AIDS; Brain Drain And Needle Safety In Africa

Boston Arm Of Multi-City Study To Focus On Sexual Health, HIV Risk Among Black Gay, Bisexual Men

July 18, 2009 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Boston-based Fenway Health and the Multicultural AIDS Coalition “have launched the recruitment phase of a new study aimed at learning more about the sexual health of black gay and bi[sexual] men and finding effective strategies for HIV prevention within the black gay community,” Bay Windows reports.

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Federal Grant Awarded To Austin, Texas HIV/AIDS Organization Targeting Former Inmates

July 18, 2009 by admin · Leave a Comment 

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has awarded AIDS Services of Austin a five-year, $1.6 million grant to fund a program targeting black residents who were recently incarcerated, the Austin Business Journal reports.

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AMS 700(R) With INHIBIZONE(R) Approved By FDA As The Only Inflatable Penile Prosthesis Proven To Reduce Infection

July 17, 2009 by admin · Leave a Comment 

American Medical Systems, Inc. (AMS) (NASDAQ: AMMD) a trusted provider of medical solutions for restoring men’s and women’s pelvic health, announced that its AMS 700┬« with INHIBIZONE┬« has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as the only inflatable penile prosthesis with clinical evidence showing a significant reduction in the rate of revision surgery due to infection.

Source: AMS 700(R) With INHIBIZONE(R) Approved By FDA As The Only Inflatable Penile Prosthesis Proven To Reduce Infection

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