Sexual Health in the News Week of Aug 22- Aug 28

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Only 1 in 5 Gay Teen Boys Get HIV Test - U.S. News and World Report
Gay teens face major barriers that make it much less likely for them to get tested for HIV than older gay males, researchers report.
 
A new study published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine explored how condoms affect men's erections and found that young men who reported condom-associated erectile problems were more likely to report trouble getting hard even when no condom was used.
 
A new study finds girls and boys begin to wage the battle between the sexes in their early teens. Girls quickly lose friends after having sex, but in the same circumstance their male peers become more popular.
 
Results from new research show clearly, for the first time, that the protective effect of the pill on endometrial cancer lasts for over 30 years.

Among heterosexual couples, sharing child care duties equally leads to a more satisfying and higher quality relationship and sex life, according to new research.
  
Despite being inaccurately hailed as the "female Viagra," the story behind flibanserin, marketed as Addyi, is complex. 
 
The Big 12 became the second major college conference to move to bar incoming transfers who had been disciplined for "serious misconduct" at their previous universities, and it reflects a rising awareness of the issue of sexual violence by athletes on campus.
 
Intrauterine devices are one of most effective methods of birth control on the market, especially when you account for human error. 
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