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Ozone air pollution could impact fertility

Preliminary results show 30 percent reduction in ovulated eggs in female mice exposed to ozone. ...

Support for same-sex marriage is rising in all 50 states, UCLA study shows

Permitting same-sex couples to marry leads to more social acceptance of same-sex marriage, not backlash against it ...

Testosterone fight highlights need for strong research

Tough new Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) guidelines for prescribing testosterone have stimulated strong debate within the health industry, demonstrating the critical need for research into the long-term effects of hormone supplements, according to a University of Adelaide men’s health expert. ... Full story

Sex offending: genes more important than family environment

Brothers and fathers of men convicted of sexual offences are up to five times more likely to be convicted of sexual offences than men in the general population, a new study shows. Genetic factors were found to make a substantial contribution to this increased risk with the shared family environment having a relatively small influence. ... Full story

Few teens use the most effective types of birth control

Improving access and education will further reduce teen pregnancy ... Full story

Study: Stereotypes make coming out trickier to navigate for bisexuals

Lincoln, Neb - UNL sociologist Emily Kazyak recently co-authored a study that found that cultural perceptions and stereotypes have more impact on bisexuals' coming-out experiences than those of gays and lesbians. (Craig Chandler/University Communications) UNL sociologist Emily Kazyak recently co-authored a study that found that cultural perceptions and stereotypes have more impact on bisexuals' coming-out experiences than those of gays and lesbians. (Craig Chandler/University Communications) ... Full story

Mixed picture on the effectiveness of Viagra and related drugs

Restoring impotence using drugs such as Viagra still leaves older sufferers dissatisfied with their sex lives, according to research by Age UK fellow Dr David Lee. ... Full story

Erectile Dysfunction and Low Sex Drive Inadequately Reported in Hair Loss Drug Trials for Men

Male baldness clinical trials did not adequately report sexual dysfunction, which may persist ... Full story

Report shows LGBT community in distress

The finding is revealed in a new paper A Closer Look at Private Lives 2, based on a national survey by La Trobe University researchers of almost 4000 LGBT Australians. It was launched by Minister for Mental Health and Equity, Martin Foley ... Full story

Shift to Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Identities in Early Adulthood Tied to Depressive Symptoms

WASHINGTON, DC —People whose sexual identities changed toward same-sex attraction in early adulthood reported more symptoms of depression in a nationwide survey than those whose sexual orientations did not change or changed in the opposite direction, according to a new study by a University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) sociologist. ... Full story

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