Hello all. I'm grouchy right now because I'm sans phone and sans bed. I need to get some of these necessities.
Anyway, there's news. I've been saving it up since before the Carnival:
Ultrasound procedure shrinks uterine fibroids. Stress is a precursor of preeclampsia. Human-animal hybrids approved for research in the U.K. Trying to get pregnant? Relax. I don't know who doesn't, but you should carefully think about having your ovaries removed before doing it. I don't think this is news, but you can freeze your eggs to preserve fertility.
Speaking of breastfeeding, I'm kind of torn about the case of this woman who can't get extra time during her medical boards for pumping milk. The further down this article I read the less sympathetic I got. This woman already has extra time due to her dyslexia and ADHD, and, um, I don't mean to be an arse, but couldn't she have timed this a little better?
DC is distributing potentially ineffective condoms. DC, by the way, has about 10 times the HIV rate of the country. A tribe in Africa is more open to circumcision due to its role in stopping the spread of HIV.
Guttmacher released a report on love and sexual behavior in young heterosexual adults. Results are "Eighty percent of respondents had engaged in cunnilingus and fellatio as well as vaginal intercourse in their current relationship; thisgroupincluded22%who also had engaged in anal sex.Compared with their peers who reported that they and their partner did not love each other a lot, both males and females who reported mutually loving relationships had significantly higher odds of having given oral sex (odds ratios, 3.9 and 2.6, respectively) and having received oral sex (1.8and3.3); males in mutually loving relationships also had elevated odds of having had anal sex (3.1)."
The gender wage gap is on the rise in the UK. Women are pickier about partners than men while men go for looks; also, women put more value on kissing than men. Single sex schools are good for girls, not so good for boys.
A Chinese woman who stole a baby to keep her man got 18 month jail time.