Unhealthy culture around anal sex encouraging coercion and pain

Greater openness needed to challenge harmful attitudes and expectations about anal sex between men and women.

Alternative Therapies

Should First Responders Use Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine in Natural Disasters and Battle Zones?

New Rochelle, NY — Delivering traditional emergency medical care at ground zero of natural disasters and military conflicts is challenging. First responders trained in simple integrative medicine approaches such as ... Full story

Blood, Heart and Circulation

World first: lifeless hearts restarted and successfully transplanted

UNSW Conjoint Associate Professor Kumud Dhital, who is based at the Victor Change Cardiac Research Institute, has performed two successful heart transplants using organs that had stopped beating prior to ... Full story

Medical Breakthroughs

In orbit or on Earth, implantable device will be commanded to release therapeutic drugs remotely

Houston Methodist Research Institute scientists will receive about $1.25 million from the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space to develop an implantable device that delivers therapeutic drugs at ... Full story

Mental Health and Behavior

Mindfulness associated with better health

A new study that measured “dispositional mindfulness” along with seven indicators of cardiovascular health found that persons reporting higher degrees of awareness of their present feelings and experiences had better ... Full story

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