A new study has uncovered a correlation between psychological distress and genital and urinary health problems in female survivors of childhood sexual abuse.
A new Johns Hopkins Medicine study adds to evidence that the earlier parents, educators and health care workers have age-appropriate and frank discussions about safe sex, the better will be their -- and their partners' -- long-term sexual health and developmen
The amplified impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable populations has important implications for individuals at risk of or exploited in human trafficking.
Awareness of erectile dysfunction (ED) is alarmingly low in men and women aged 20 to 70, a new survey commissioned by the European Association of Urology (EAU) has revealed. A majority of the respondents do not know what ED exactly entails, and one in four has never heard of any of the seven most common treatments for ED.
New research suggests that Black women experience longer waits for treatment initiation than white women after a breast cancer diagnosis, and their duration of treatment is prolonged. The findings are published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society (ACS).
Children who experience neglect are seven times more likely than other abuse victims to have a teen pregnancy say University of Queensland researchers.
Overall, the presence of depressive symptoms is highly dependent on cultural congruence, whereas self-esteem is not.
Researchers investigated differences in quality of life and other outcomes (including physical functioning, body image, sexual health, anxiety and depressive symptoms) by type of breast cancer surgery (such as mastectomy or breast conserving surgery) in women 40 and younger.
Differences in biological sex can dictate lifelong disease patterns, says a new study by Michigan State University researchers that links connections between specific hormones present before and after birth with immune response and lifelong immunological disease development.
High school students who endure gender harassment in schools that don't respond well enter college and adulthood with potential mental health challenges, according to a University of Oregon study. Researchers found that 97 percent of women and 96 percent of men from a pool of 535 undergraduate college students had endured at least one incident during high school.