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Vaginitis is an inflammation of the vagina. It can result in discharge, itching and pain, and is often associated with an irritation or infection of the vulva. It is usually due to infection. Vulvov...
Dr Nicole De Wet is a lecturer in demography and population studies at Wits. Her research is on adolescent health outcomes in South Africa.
Preventing adolescent pregnancy: what works, and what doesn't? Is it time for a paradigm shift? American Journal of Public Health
(Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health) Researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health found that an important explanation for declining rates of global adolescen...
In a UC San Francisco study of 176 adolescent smokers in San Francisco, 96 percent reported using at least two substances other than cigarettes.
Neuroimaging of the brain using technologies such as magnetic resonance imaging, or MRIs, increasingly is showing promise as a technique to predict adolescent vulnerability to substance abuse disorder...
Traumatic stress affects the brains of adolescent boys and girls differently, according to a new brain-scanning study from the Stanford University School of Medicine.
The UK prime minister’s recent discovery of the crisis facing services for child and adolescent mental health has been widely welcomed. In her first speech of 2017—thought by some to be intended t...
(Purdue University) Drinking highly caffeinated alcoholic beverages triggers changes in the adolescent brain similar to taking cocaine, and the consequences last into adulthood as an altered ability t...
Aggressive angiomyxoma (AAM) is a rare soft tissue tumor of mesenchymal origin that chiefly involves the vulvar and perineal region. In 90% of cases, AAM presents in women of reproductive age with a p...
Extramammary Paget's disease is a rare condition, and the vulva is a common site for it to occur. Despite this, there is a paucity of literature on Paget's disease of the vulva (VPD). A Cochrane meta-...
Through social media and camera phones, users enact selective self-presentation as they choose, edit, and post photographs of themselves (such as selfies) to social networking sites for an imagined au...
Research shows that when semantic context makes it feel easier for people to bring related thoughts and images to mind, people can misinterpret that feeling of ease as evidence that information is pos...