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Reuters reports a new study published in the journal Contraception which found that up to 17 percent of young Americans may be using "withdrawal" as a method of preventing pregnancy, but may be using other methods as well. The authors gathered data from 1,607 young men and 1,849 young women who were sexually...
Through embryonic stem cells and skin cells, scientists have successfully created human sperm and eggs, CBS News reports. A study published in the journal Cell describes scientists' discovery of the single gene known as SOX17, which plays a key role in the development of cells that go on to become sperm...
According to CBS News, instances of chlamydia fell by 1.5 percent last year for the first time in three decades. However, with 1.4 million new cases reported, it is still the most common STD. By contrast, occurrences of the highly contagious syphilis rose by 10 percent, primarily among gay men. The CDC...