Concussion-related biomarkers vary based on sex, race

(HealthDay)—Concussion-related serum biomarkers vary by sex and race, which may complicate their interpretation, according to three studies published online Nov. 7 in Neurology. Breton M. Asken, from the University of Florida in Gainesville, and colleagues conducted an observational cohort study and measured serum concentrations of biomarkers in 415 nonconcussed collegiate athletes without recent exposure to head impacts to describe the […]

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Jada Pinkett Smith Just Revealed She’s Struggled With Sex Addiction—Here’s What That Means

Jada Pinkett Smith has no problem opening up about her sex life on her Facebook Watch show, Red Table Talk. But on Monday, the actress revealed something major on an episode themed around addiction: She disclosed that she had a sex addiction while growing up. “When I was younger, I definitely think I had a sex addiction of some kind—that everything could be fixed by […]

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Emotion regulation program cuts risky sex behaviors in youth

(HealthDay)—An emotion regulation intervention reduced sexual risk behaviors among at-risk middle school students, according to a study published online May 10 in Pediatrics. Christopher D. Houck, Ph.D., from Brown University in Providence, R.I., and colleagues compared an emotion regulation-focused program to a time- and attention-matched comparison group among seventh grade adolescents with suspected mental health symptoms, participating in a six-week, […]

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Dwayne Johnson Claps Back at DJ Khaled's Oral Sex Comment: I Master 'ALL Performances'

Dwayne Johnson has a different opinion than DJ Khaled when it comes to the bedroom. In a recently resurfaced interview he gave in 2015 while appearing on The Breakfast Club, Khaled revealed that he thought it was a woman’s job to “praise the man — the king.” When asked, the DJ said that he would “never” perform oral sex on his wife — likely […]

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Italy: Ongoing hepatitis A virus outbreak among men who have sex with men is linked to current outbreaks in Europe

Hepatitis A viruses (HAVs) circulating in an ongoing outbreak among men who have sex with men (MSM) in the Lombardy region of Italy are predominantly attributable to strains linked to two other recent outbreaks in Europe, according to a study presented today at The International Liver Congress 2018 in Paris, France. The study found that earlier cases in the Lombardy […]

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