News tagged with sexual intercourse

US teens, young adults 'doing it' less, study says

Fewer teens and young adults are having sex, a government survey shows, and theories abound for why they're doing it less. Experts say this generation may be more cautious than their predecessors, more aware of sexually spread ...

Mar 03, 2011
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Sex, drugs more common in hyper-texting teens

(AP) -- Teens who text 120 times a day or more - and there seems to be a lot of them - are more likely to have had sex or used alcohol and drugs than kids who don't send as many messages, according to provocative new research.

Nov 09, 2010
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Continuing racial differences in HIV prevalence in US

HIV prevalence among African Americans is ten times greater than the prevalence among whites. This racial disparity in HIV prevalence has persisted in the face of both governmental and private actions, involving many billions ...

Oct 06, 2009
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Sperm may play leading role in spreading HIV

Sperm, and not just the fluid it bathes in, can transmit HIV to macrophages, T cells, and dendritic cells (DCs), report a team led by Ana Ceballos at the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina. By infecting ...

Oct 26, 2009
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Targeting amyloid to stop HIV

(PhysOrg.com) -- Amyloid protein structures are best known for the troubles they pose in the brains of Alzheimer's patients. Now researchers are trying to exploit their presence in a very different place - ...

Sep 28, 2010
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