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2011-03-30 14:37:33

Post-sex blues is not a sexual behavior commonly discussed, but a Queensland University of Technology (QUT) study of more than 200 young women has found one in three (32.9 per cent) had experienced the phenomenon at some point.

2011-03-08 16:04:00

AMSTERDAM, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - "Ensuring Swift Action Against Child Sexual Abuse Material on the Internet (child pornography)" INHOPE (International Association of Internet Hotlines) has today released its 2010 Annual Report.

2011-03-03 12:48:05

A research conducted at the University of Granada has revealed a high rate of gender-based violence –both physical and psychological– directed by drug-addict men against their partners.

2011-02-25 12:17:53

A strong link between victimization experiences and substance abuse has been discovered by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

2011-02-15 00:02:56

In order to stop nursing home abuse, it must first be detected by residents' family members. Abuse can take many forms, including physical abuse, mental anguish, and emotional pain, and often be difficult to notice at first.

2011-02-14 14:40:09

Researchers using DNA microarrays to diagnose developmental disabilities or congenital anomalies in children may unexpectedly identify that some have been conceived through incest.

2011-01-04 13:06:42

Almost half of U.S. youth who experience violence, abuse or crime have had at least one of their victimizations known to school, police or medical authorities.

2010-11-17 07:56:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- This past Friday Oprah addressed the important issue of sexual abuse, which is a silent epidemic. There are an estimated 39 million victims of sexual abuse in America, yet it's not treated as a public health issue.

2010-11-15 19:33:37

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that both physical and sexual abuse history were positively associated with a higher incidence of uterine fibroids later in life.


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