Monogamous men with the hormone oxytocinMonogamous men with hormone-containing nasal spray? Scientists at the University of Bonn have investigated the effect of the hormone oxytocin on social behavior and the willingness to flirt in men and have now published the results in the renowned journal "The Journal of Neuroscience".
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Pleasure pill for women suffers a new setback The pioneering success of Viagra, a drug that increases male potency, began around 16 years ago. Since then, the pharmaceutical industry has been feverishly looking for a counterpart for women. Now the pleasure pill for the woman received another setback from a US authority.
Model project at the Ruhr University Bochum to combat HIV, chlamydia and other venereal diseases The ignorance of venereal diseases such as chlamydia, HIV, syphilis, gonorrhea (gonorrhea), herpes or genital warts has led to an unexpected renaissance of these sexually transmitted infections (STI - sexual transmitted infections) guided.
Doctor scandal: Osnabrück family doctor secretly films patients A doctor from Osnabrück is said to have secretly filmed patients with a camera during the examination. Hundreds of video recordings were found by police officers during another investigation on the suspect's computer, which is now being investigated for breach of privacy.
Sexually transmitted disease syphilis on the rise again 12.12.2013 Syphilis belongs to the group of sexually transmitted diseases. The pathogen is the “Treponema pallidum” bacterium. The infectious disease is predominantly transmitted during sexual intercourse, but can also be passed on to other people through blood contact or blood transfusions.
Previous attempts to develop an anti-baby pill for men have shown that this is only possible with a strong intervention in the hormonal balance of men. This also affected men's libido and the desire for sexuality declined rapidly. The effect of this combination preparation, based on testosterone and progestogen, was confirmed in a large study by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2011.
AIDS outbreak accelerated by new HI virus30.11.2013 Researchers in West Africa have discovered a new strain of HIV that causes AIDS to break out earlier. It is also evident that HI viruses form reservoirs and thus prevent healing. Accelerated by a year On the occasion of World AIDS Day, which is celebrated on Sunday, tomorrow, as every first December since 1988, the topics are HIV and Everyone is talking about AIDS.
Aids: HIV-infected people who have not yet been treated transmit resistant viruses Almost one in ten people who are newly infected with HIV have discovered viruses that are already resistant to at least one active ingredient class of AIDS therapy. This was determined by a Swiss HIV cohort study supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation.
Gonorrhea, syphilis and others are on the rise Sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise again in Europe. Gonorrhea, syphilis and others are almost making a comeback. Nevertheless, experts are against the tightening of the prostitution law, as this could worsen the situation.
Gynecologist photographs patients A gynecologist from Schifferstadt (Rhein-Pfalz-Kreis) has been sentenced to three and a half years in prison. The man had secretly taken thousands of pictures and videos of his patients. In more than 1400 cases, the doctor injured the highly personal life "of his patients. His staff had reported the police to the police when they found a camera with clear photos in the treatment rooms.
HIV infections in Germany: more and more people infected It was in the early 1980s when a true AIDS epidemic broke out in Germany. An estimated 94,000 people have been infected with the virus since then. About 27,000 died. At the time, HIV infection was considered a safe death sentence, as a result of which those affected died from life-threatening infections and tumors.
Relationships among teenagers - there is psycho-pressure instead of romance According to a study, over 60 percent of young people have had stressful experiences in their first love relationship. The negative experiences also include physical or sexual violence. In the age group between 14 and 17 years, around 66 percent of the girls and around 60 percent of the boys surveyed experienced psychological or physical violence at least once.
Experts warn of increasing numbers of sexually transmitted diseases Europe-wide, the number of infections with venereal diseases increases. However, experts warn of restrictions on prostitutes. This could exacerbate the problem because the victims would be pushed underground.
Precious Himalayan Viagra: The Chinese caterpillar mushroom - a potency miracle cure The Chinese caterpillar mushrooms with their shriveled bodies and their head that looks like a branch do not look really appetizing. This fungus, which can only be found in the Himalayan region, is considered a miracle cure for potency problems, cancer, tumors and viruses.
Exercise burns more calories than sex According to a recent study by Canadian researchers, exercise burns more calories than sex. Men each have a higher energy consumption. Love act in their own four walls According to a current study, significantly fewer calories are burned during sex than during sporting activities.
Associations call for a ban on intersexual children 31.10.2013 Many expectant parents are very excited when they are first informed in the gynecologist's office whether they are going to have a boy or a girl. However, this cannot always be answered with certainty. About one in 4500 babies are born with ambiguous sex.
Painful genital mutilation in Cameroon In Cameroon, an otherwise rarely known form of genital mutilation is common. The growth of breasts in girls should be delayed there. Their breasts are violently "ironed" with hot stones. Victim tells of the torments In Cameroon in West Africa, a largely unknown, painful and very serious form of genital mutilation is widespread: "breast ironing".
Puberty at eight or nine years is usually not a disease If puberty begins in children at the age of nine or even earlier, many parents are insecure. But an illness is often not behind it, as experts explain. It is therefore quite normal for children to reach puberty earlier today.
Gynecologist is said to have taken secret pictures of patients for yearsA gynecologist from Schifferstadt in Rhineland-Palatinate is said to have taken intimate pictures of his patients with hidden cameras for years. Now, since Thursday, the 58-year-old has had to go to the Frankenthal Regional Court for more than 1 sexual abuse and violation of the "highly personal living space by taking pictures".
AIDS: HIV infections are also increasing in Stuttgart The topic of AIDS has not been a major public topic for a long time. Now that the South African actress Charlize Theron has made headlines with her fight against immune deficiency disease and the German AIDS Foundation has published its annual report, everyone is talking about the topic again.
Schoolchildren fit again after having fits of weakness in sex education The schoolchildren who almost collapsed on Thursday at the Remigianum grammar school in Münsterland are fit again. When they were asked to label pictures of the genitals during biology classes, they suffered from fits of weakness.Pupils aged eleven and twelve A total of eight students from the Remigianum high school in Borken had to be looked after on Thursday by the emergency services and an emergency doctor.