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Uk healthcare transgender

Is UK healthcare still creating barriers for transgender people?

Despite societal progression and increased LGBTQ+ acceptance, the transgender population still have to jump through hoops to receive healthcare in the UK.
HIV heart attacks, heart association

People with HIV more likely to experience heart attacks

Research by the American Heart Association found that people with HIV are more likely to experience heart attacks - with "higher rates of sudden cardiac death".
endometriosis symptoms, endometriosis diagnosis

Why is endometriosis still hard to diagnose?

Endometriosis, a condition impacting at least 190 million people globally, remains relatively ignored - why is it still hard to access treatment? 
consent education classes

Students across the UK to receive consent education classes

Reclaim These Streets has joined forces with Shout Out UK to deliver comprehensive consent education classes to students across the UK.
male contraceptive, sperm

Researchers begin work on magnetic male contraceptive

Researchers have created biodegradable, magnetic nanomaterials that reduce the likelihood of lab mice having children for 30 days.
HIV prevention methods, oral PrEP

Study finds 97% of women in Africa will work with HIV prevention methods

The REACH study found that 97% of women and girls in Uganda, South Africa and Zimbabwe are happy to work with HIV prevention methods - globally, half of all people living with HIV are women.
sexual health of teens, pregnancy

HIPTeens: Improving the sexual health of teens

For The Health Improvement Project for Teens (HIPTeens), our purpose is simple: Helping teens, including those with intellectual/developmental disabilities, reach their potential through robust research and practical application reducing sexual risk and building resilience.
the HPV vaccine

Only 16% of men received HPV vaccine

Researchers from Michigan Medicine have found that only 16% of men had received at least one dose of the HPV vaccine.
HIP4CHANGE

HIPTeens – improving the sexual health of teens

Our purpose is simple: helping girls reach their potential through robust research and practical application for sexual and mental health
HIV patients in latin america, living with HIV

Life expectancy is up for HIV patients in Latin America

Researchers studied over 30,688 HIV patients across seven Latin American countries - finding that life expectancy has dramatically increased over a period of 14 years.
HIV patients, intimate partner violence

One in four HIV patients experience intimate partner violence

According to the CDC, one in four HIV patients in the United States experience intimate partner violence - which could be anything between physical assault to stalking.
STI prevention, STI

Why does the U.S. need an STI National Strategic Plan?

Open Access Government discusses STI prevention in the U.S., and the benefits and priorities of the STI National Strategic Plan 2021-2025.
PCOS online forum, Polycystic ovary

Survey finds 30% of people with PCOS rely on online forums for information

There is little mainstream awareness of the condition that impacts one in ten women - currently, 30% of people with Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) rely on online forums for information.
paid miscarriage leave, miscarriage

New Zealand creates paid miscarriage leave of three days

The historic legislation will give mothers and parents three days of paid miscarriage leave, which will also apply to those dealing with a stillbirth.
mice artificial wombs, mice embryos

Israeli scientists grow mice in artificial wombs outside the body

In a significant breakthrough for life science, Israeli scientists have succeeded in growing mice embryos in artificial wombs - completely outside the body.
risk of blood clots, astrazeneca vaccine

Birth control creates higher risk of blood clots than AstraZeneca vaccine

Currently, several EU countries are suspending use of the AstraZeneca vaccine due to reports of blood clot risks - in response, people are speaking out about the higher risk of blood clots posed by contraceptive pills used globally.
cured of HIV, living with HIV

‘London patient’ becomes second person permanently cured of HIV

The 'London patient' joins the 'Berlin patient' as the second person in history to be cured of HIV, which is achieved via transplant of rare HIV-resistant stem cells.
97% of women in the UK, UN women UK

Research finds that 97% of women in the UK have been sexually harassed

An investigation by UN Women UK found that 97% of women surveyed have been sexually harassed, with a further 96% not reporting those situations because of the belief that it would not change anything.
sexual harassment claims, women

Sexual harassment claims by “conventionally attractive” women are more believed

New research by the University of Washington finds that sexual harassment claims made by "conventionally attractive" women who act "feminine" are more likely to be believed.
reproductive medicine, fertility clinics

How valuable are randomised controlled trials in reproductive medicine?

Professor Darren Griffin reflects on how patients in fertility clinics should interpret the scientific evidence base when even the experts can’t seem to agree.

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