Scientists have developed the first blood test to diagnose major depression in teens.
Soccer fans, especaily male fans, get as excited watching a big game as they do during a night of love-making, according to a new study.
Voluntary testing and counseling (VT/C) for HIV or sexually transmitted infections (STI) reduces drug users' risk sexual bahaviors, a new study found.
For those dependent on opioids, the risk of death was 5.71 times higher than healthy individuals in the population of the same age, gender and race.
Drug abuse and sexual risk behavior was found to increase parole revocation, according to a new study.
In this week's PLoS Medicine, Alexander Tsai of Harvard University, Cambridge, USA and colleagues show that in sexually active women in Brazil severe food insecurity with hunger was positively associated with symptoms potentially indicative of sexually transmitted infection and with reduced odds of condom use
The number of credible allegations of sexual abuse of minors committed by Roman Catholic priests or deacons in the United States rose 15 percent last year, and the church spent $144 million to deal with the ongoing scandal, according to a church-sponsored audit released on Tuesday.
Major life decisions such as marriage, divorce, abortion, having a child and attending university may be subconsciously influenced by how long people believe they will live, according to a Queen's University study.
What we do with our emotional memories and how they affect us has a lot to do with our gender, personality and the methods we use to regulate our feelings, according to new study.
Homophobia is more pronounced in individuals with an unacknowledged attraction to the same sex and who grew up with authoritarian parents who forbade such desires, a series of psychology studies demonstrates.
Mississippi has the highest teen birthrate in the nation while New Hampshire has the lowest, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday, following up on a report that found the incidence of pregnancy among U.S. teens was falling.
New research reveals the surprising economics behind the high U.S. teen birth rates, and why Texas teens are giving birth at triple the rate of Massachusetts youth: high income inequality and low opportunity cost.
Public schools in the United States are making "little progress" in expanding instruction in how to prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases such as HIV, a new federal study concluded.
Former priest James Brennan (L) exits the courthouse for lunch on the opening day of his child sex abuse trial in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 26, 2012.
Using progestin-only birth control shots or Depo-Provera for more than a year appears to more than double the risk of developing breast cancer in young women, according to a new study.