Palabra clave ‘sexual behavior’

Let’s talk about sex

jueves, agosto 23rd, 2012

Something essential has faded from discussion of the world’s most lethal sexually transmitted epidemic: Sex.

That’s a shame. Only by understanding how illness spreads can the world hope to prevent it. It’s not possible to understand how HIV spreads — why in some places one in four adults have the virus, and in others one in a thousand do — without understanding how variations in sexual behavior inhibit or accelerate its path through societies.

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Good news, bad news about teen sex behavior and HIV

martes, agosto 21st, 2012

Dramatically fewer black high school students are taking part in sexual behavior that puts them at risk for contracting HIV than they were 20 years ago. However, those students still engage in more risky behavior than their white and Hispanic counterparts.

Meanwhile, teens overall continue to engage in risky behaviors at rates that have declined only slightly over the past two decades, according to an analysis released Tuesday by U.S. government researchers.

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Young people lead HIV prevention revolution: AU

miércoles, mayo 18th, 2011

YOUNG people are leading the prevention revolution by increasingly acting to protect themselves from HIV said the African Union (AU) during the pre-summit African Youth Forum that was held at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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