Increase in neonatal syphilis in the United States

Syphilis screening in all pregnant women is proposed to reduce congenital syphilis increases As we informed in a recent post (see HERE) Syphilis rates increased by roughly 18 percent from 2015 to 2016 in the U.S. Now the article we cited focuses the cases of neonatal syphilis...

Number of sexually active teenagers falls in United States

The number of sexually active teenagers in the United States has fallen markedly in the last decade, a trend that has also been observed among young people, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published on 4 January this year (see HERE). This...

LGB adults have more incidence of heart disease and strokes than their straight peers, according to a recent large study

LGB adults have more incidence of heart disease and stroke than their straight peers. The study presented at the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology and Lifestyle conference in New Orleans, analyzed data collected from 2,445 adults participating in the 2011-2012 National...

Concerning infant circumcision. Only in the U.S.A. 58% are being circumcised

It does not seem ethically correct to subject boys to a circumcision surgical. This  procedure is considered “questionable, unproven and irrelevant”  by an independent international panel A hotly-debated issue is that concerning the ethics of circumcision of boys when...
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French Supreme Court ban the assignment of “neutral gender” as sex civil identification

“The distinction between male and female is a cornerstone of the social and legal organization” determined by Supreme Court  The French Supreme Court, the highest state judicial authority in France, has overturned the assignment of “neutral gender” to a citizen....

Sexually transmitted diseases (STD) increasing rates in United State and United Kingdom

The United States is starting to lose the war against sexually transmitted diseases who appears to be a West trend. The main issues are syphilis and gonorrhea. Syphilis rates increased by roughly 18 percent from 2015 to 2016. The majority of the cases occurred in men,...

A study proved alterations in the brain due to pornography consumption

Brain structure and functional connectivity affected by pornography consumption  A study published in JAMA Psychiatry (see HERE) has established a correlation between certain alterations in brain connectivity and functionality and pornography consumption. The accessibility of...

Can HIV-discordant couples have healthy children?

Possibility of avoiding transmission and having a healthy child As stated in an article published in Human Reproduction , a fundamental aspect to take into account in the reproductive counseling that may be given to a HIV-discordant couple (a couple in which one of the members is...

Teenage depression has reached “worryingly high” levels. 25% of girls are depressed

“Worryingly there is evidence that parents may be underestimating their daughters’ mental health needs” According to a major study by University College London which tracked more than 10,000 teenagers found widespread emotional problems among today’s youth, with...

Bath Spa University – UK banned a medical research for help people who decided to reverse their gender surgery

“His preliminary findings suggested growing numbers of young people, particularly women, were regretting gender reassignment” James Caspian, a psychotherapist who specialises in working with transgender people, began the research about “detransitioning” at the...