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.

Geriatrics and Aging

Study finds seniors among homeless concerns

A new study for the Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness led by a Simon Fraser University master’s student has found that a disproportionate number of people chronically staying in ... Full story

Lungs and Breathing

Researchers find new targets for treating pulmonary hypertension

x-ray of Pulmonary HypertensionTwo new potential therapeutic targets for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension, a deadly disease marked by high blood pressure in the lungs, have been identified by ... Full story

Metabolic Problems

Insulin action in the brain: regulation of glucose metabolism demonstrated for the first time directly in humans

Neuherberg, 29.08.2014. Selective insulin action in certain brain areas improves glucose metabolism throughout the body. This is a finding of a study by scientists from the Institute of Diabetes Research ... Full story

Oral and Dental Health

Dental and nutrition experts call for radical rethink on free sugars intake

Sugars in the diet should make up no more than 3% of total energy intake to reduce the significant financial and social burdens of tooth decay, finds new research from ... Full story

Substance Abuse

Medical Field Urged to Look Within for Solution to Opioid Addiction

CINCINNATI—University of Cincinnati (UC) researchers are asking the medical community to consider its own role in the rise in prescription opioid abuse, calling for more research on iatrogenic addiction (addiction ... Full story

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