News tagged with sexually transmitted disease

Men want commitment when women are scarce

The sexual stereotype, in line with evolutionary theory, is that women want commitment and men want lots of flings. But a study of the Makushi people in Guyana shows the truth is more complex, with men more ...

dateJan 13, 2015 in Social Sciences
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New model of female condom could bring wider use

(AP) -- Advocates of the female condom are promoting a less costly, more user-friendly version that they hope will vastly expand its role in the global fight against AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases.

dateApr 16, 2009 in HIV & AIDS
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The mathematics of chlamydia's spread

(Phys.org) —It sounds an unlikely pairing: using maths to combat the spread of a sexually transmitted disease that can lead to infertility, but a group of mathematicians has delivered a solution that enables ...

dateFeb 03, 2014 in Mathematics
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More STDs for Older Widowers in ED Drug Era

(PhysOrg.com) -- Widowers take care: Older men who have recently lost their wives are more likely than still-married peers to be diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease (STD), according to a new study.

dateSep 17, 2009 in Health
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