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Kiwi students having sex later but riskier – In the news

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on July 4th, 2016.

New Zealand high school students are now more likely to delay sexual activity, but they are less prepared to practice consistent safe sex, new research suggests. A new study by researchers at the University of Auckland, published in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, drew from the Youth2000 survey series which has surveyed over […]

First steps towards ‘The Pill’ for men – experts respond

John Kerr posted in on August 17th, 2012.

New research has shown a promising avenue for creating a male version of ‘The Pill’, but independent experts caution that an effective contraceptive agent for males will still be some years away. Researchers have identified a compound that may offer the first effective and hormone-free birth control pill for men. The study, published in the […]

Obesity hurts our sex lives

Peter Griffin posted in on June 21st, 2010.

It is well established that obesity can negatively affect a person’s quality of life, health and life expectancy. New research, however, suggests that it is also bad for a person’s sexual health. The study, published in the British Medical Journal, looked at the sexual behaviour of over 12,000 French men and women aged between 18 […]

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