Pre- and post-menopausal women who self-rated themselves as being sexually satisfied had a higher overall psychological well-being score and scores for “positive well-being” and “vitality,” compared with sexually dissatisfied women in a study of 295 women sexually active more than twice a month. The study, published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine, also uncovered a positive association between age and well-being, but a negative association for general health.
Reuters reports on how the results of an experimental AIDS vaccine, which showed modest potential for preventing infection, are leading researchers back “to the drawing board” as they try to better understand how the AIDS vaccine works.
On October 2nd, 2009, Henry Gabelnick PhD, Executive Director of The CONRAD Program, will give the prestigious Alan F. Guttmacher lecture at the 2009 Association for Reproductive Health Professionals conference being held in Los Angeles, California. Reproductive Health 2009 is a partnership among the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals, the Planned Parenthood® Federation of America National Medical Committee, and the Society of Family Planning.
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Genital Warts are the most common sexually transmitted disease (STD) in North America and Europe. Most patients with Genital Warts are between the ages of 17-33 years and is the most common reason for someone attending a sexual health clinic. Although they look similar, HPV is not the virus that causes warts on your fingers and hands. Genital Warts are a lot more contagious and should be treated as soon as possible. In the USA, its estimated up to 17 million sexually active Americans have …