'Immunotherapy' in Monkeys Shows Promise as Long-Term HIV Treatment

MONDAY, March 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Lab experiments with monkeys suggest that "immunotherapy" holds promise as a long-term treatment for HIV, researchers say.

'Synthetic Pot' Tied to Risky Sex, Violence and Drug Abuse in Teens

MONDAY, March 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Marijuana is often seen as a relatively benign drug that produces a typically mellow high, but new U.S. government research shows that the drugs called synthetic pot appear to be much different.

Impotence Meds Might Give Men's Hearts a Boost, Too

THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Men taking Viagra, Levitra or Cialis to revitalize their sex life might experience a valuable side benefit: enhanced heart health, researchers say.

More Sleep Time, Less Play Time in America's Bedrooms

TUESDAY, March 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- "Not tonight" seems to be an increasingly familiar refrain in America's bedrooms, according to a new study that found people are having less sex than they previously did.

Your Sex Life May Work Wonders for Your Work Life

MONDAY, March 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- What makes for a happy, productive worker?

Keep an Eye Out for Eating Disorders in Loved Ones

THURSDAY, March 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of Americans have eating disorders, but it can be difficult for family and friends to detect these problems in loved ones, a doctor warns.

Concussions More Likely in Female Athletes

TUESDAY, Feb. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Female athletes appear to be more likely than men to suffer concussions during their careers on the field, a new study suggests.

Pediatricians Revise Guidelines for Teen Victims of Sexual Assault

MONDAY, Feb. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Pediatricians should be comfortable with treating and screening for sexual assault -- and they should know where to send their teenage patients for any additional help they might need.

Study Finds Stroke Care Faster for Men Than Women

FRIDAY, Feb. 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Male stroke patients are more than twice as likely as female patients to receive clot-busting stroke treatment within 30 minutes of hospital arrival, a new study reports.

Zika Infection Shrinks Testicles in Mice

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Zika virus can be sexually transmitted through semen, and a new mouse study could help explain why that occurs -- and how the virus might damage male fertility.