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Witness to violence makes women prone to risky sex: Study


May 11th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Witnessing crimes and other forms of violence in both childhood and adulthood has a profound effect on women -- it makes them more prone to having ... Read more...

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Drive to save British kids from online sex


March 25th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 25 (IANS) British parents may have to "opt in" to watch pornography online in a bid to protect their children from seeing indecent images.Tory MP Claire Perry wants ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Alcohol pushing teenagers to risky sex


January 1st, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) Teenagers' drinking habits are making them indulge in sex beyond their desire, causing an epidemic of risky sex, doctors in Britain have warned.According to the Royal ... Read more...

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Homeless kids’ use of social networking can up risky sex behaviour


March 6th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): A study has shown that the use of social networking in homeless children can increase risky sexual behaviours.However, such kids were also more likely to have been ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Positive emotions key to good health in old age


January 21st, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) Positive emotions can keep stress, pain and illness at bay.There are several ways in which a positive attitude can protect against poor health later in life.For example, ... Read more...

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HIV pill could lessen infection risk among healthy gays


November 26th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 26 (IANS) A pill used to treat people with HIV when given to healthy gay and bisexual men during a three-year global trial lessened their chances of infection, says a ... Read more...

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Sexually abused street teens have sex at an early age to get partner approval


November 14th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): A new study has revealed that homeless teens who were sexually molested as children may be motivated to have sex at an earlier age because they are seeking ... Read more...

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College students ‘less likely to let tipsy female pals engage in risky sex’


August 29th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 29 (ANI): A study has revealed that college students are less likely to let their female friends engage in risky sexual behaviour after a night of drinking alcohol.The study examined ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Teenage pregnancy on the rise in Australia


August 29th, 2010 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 29 (IANS) Teenage pregnancy is on the rise in Australia and the number of births to teenage mothers has increased by 10 percent after steady decline for decades, latest data ... Read more...

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Disadvantaged teens prone to adult crime, substance abuse problems


August 17th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): Disadvantaged adolescents are prone to adult crime and substance abuse problems, according to a new study.The research, therefore, suggests that early intervention among young adolescents with delinquency problems ... Read more...

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Senior Australians lead risky sex lives


July 12th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 12 (IANS) Senior citizens in Australia's old-age homes and retirement facilities are leading active but "risky" sex lives and most of them have more than one active partner. A research in ... Read more...

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People have risky sex as they’re too shy to buy condoms


July 28th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 28 (IANS) One out of 10 men said in a recent survey they have had unprotected sex because they were too embarrassed to buy condoms from a pharmacy. This is ... Read more...

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Drug prevention programmes help teens curb risky sex


April 30th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) School-based drug education programmes for teens also help curb risky sex, according to a new study. Young adults exposed to a popular drug abuse prevention programme as adolescents were ... Read more...

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12-year-old schoolkids engaging in risky sex


April 9th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 9 (IANS) School children as young as 12 are engaging in risky sex, a new study has found. Christine Markham, assistant professor of behavioral science at the University of Texas ... Read more...

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Inexperienced viewers more likely to indulge in TV-inspired risky sex


September 26th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 26 (ANI): Researches have shown TV programming is highly saturated with sexual content and risky sexual behavior. Now, a new study has shown that people with direct experience with ... Read more...

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Health experts blame Brits abroad for rise in sex infections


July 17th, 2008 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 17 (ANI): With the cases of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) reaching new heights in the UK, health experts have blamed randy Brits abroad for bringing back unwanted holiday souvenirs.Experts ... Read more...

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College students less likely to indulge in risky sex


June 6th, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , June 6 (ANI): Teens who go to college after six-months of completing high-school are less likely to indulge in risky sexual behaviour than those who are not enrolled in ... Read more...

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Spanking kids can cause sexual problems later in life


March 2nd, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 2 (ANI): A new study has shown that sexual problems can be attributed to a painful childhood, by finding that children who are spanked or have been subjected to some ... Read more...

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1 in 10 Brits over 50 indulge in risky sex


February 1st, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 31 (ANI): It looks like the 50-year-olds are having most of the fun while putting their sexual health at risk, for a study has found that one in 10 sexually ... Read more...

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Newly homeless youth likelier to engage in risky sex


January 7th, 2008 - 1:24 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Researchers at the UCLA AIDS Institute have found that newly homeless youth are likelier to indulge in risky sexual behaviour.According to the study, the key factor responsible for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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