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White House Male Employees Paid More Than Women: Study

White House Male Employees Paid More Than Women: StudyThe annual report to Congress on White House office personnel, released Friday, revealed women earned an average of $ 84, 500 as compared to men who earned $ 105, 000.



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Female Japan politician resigns after attacking male aide

Female Japan politician resigns after attacking male aideMayuko Toyota, a 42-year-old Harvard graduate and up-and-coming member of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), can be heard screaming at the unnamed aide, saying he should die as she mocked his thinning hair. “Don’t damage my reputation anymore,” Toyota screams, apparently in response to a mistake she claims the man had made. Major Japanese media, including public broadcaster NHK, named Toyota as the woman heard on the tape.



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Utah suburb shooting leaves woman, child, male suspect dead

Utah suburb shooting leaves woman, child, male suspect deadSANDY, Utah (AP) — A man opened fire on a woman and children inside a car in the street of a Salt Lake City suburb Tuesday afternoon, leaving the woman, a boy and the man dead and two other children injured, police said.



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Research brings the male birth control pill a step closer

Researchers at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy made promising steps by tweaking existing experimental compounds.Researchers have been trying to design a male contraceptive pill for years. Although a hormonal birth control pill for men isn't likely to come to market anytime soon, American researchers have presented promising new findings in the domain at the 251st National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society. Scientists at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy have focused on developing a soluble compound that starts working quickly and doesn't reduce libido.



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Time for U.S. Parents to Reconsider the Acceptability of Infant Male Circumcision

Time for U.S. Parents to Reconsider the Acceptability of Infant Male CircumcisionDo the benefits of male circumcision outweigh the risks? The U.S. Centers for Disease Control — echoing the 2012 policy statement of the American Academy of Pediatrics — have recently suggested that they do. What many Americans are not aware of, however, is the fact that the United States is not just unusual, but actually unique among…



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Male circumcision benefits outweigh risks, U.S. CDC says

(Reuters) – The benefits of male circumcision outweigh the risks, according a long awaited draft of federal guidelines from U.S. health officials released on Tuesday, which indicate that scientific evidence supports recommending the procedure. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that medically performed male circumcision could help decrease the risk of contracting HIV and several other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) as well as other health problems. …
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Male circumcision lowers HIV risk for women, forum told

File photo of a nurse taking a blood sample in a mobile clinic set up to test students for HIV at a school near Mtubatuba in Kwazulu Natal, South AfricaA campaign to promote male circumcision to prevent AIDS infection also indirectly benefits women by reducing their risk of contracting the HIV virus, according to a study presented at the world AIDS forum Friday. In a South African community where large numbers of men had been circumcised, women who only had sex with circumcised partners had a 15-percent-lower risk of being infected by HIV compared with women who also had uncircumcised partners, it found. "The risk reduction is small, but it is a start," said investigator Kevin Jean of France's National Agency for AIDS Research (ANRS). The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends voluntary circumcision as an option for men in 14 sub-Saharan countries struggling with high rates of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).



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Possible Male Birth Control Works By Blocking Sperm

Possible Male Birth Control Works By Blocking SpermBy Stephanie Pappas, Senior Writer Published: 12/02/2013 03:48 PM EST on LiveScience Keeping sperm from being ejaculated may provide the key to creating a birth control drug for men, according to a new mouse study. The research is far from translating to a pill that human males could pop to keep from making babies; to reach that stage, any drug would have to undergo years of testing for safety and effectiveness. Nevertheless, the study offers hope for a new method of birth control for men, the researchers said. "The search for a viable male contraceptive target has been a medical



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FDA warns against counterfeit male sexual enhancement product

A view shows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) headquarters in Silver Spring(Reuters) – The Food and Drug Administration warned on Tuesday of a counterfeit dietary supplement for male sexual enhancement that could be particularly harmful to patients with diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and heart disease. In a safety warning posted on its website, the FDA said the fake product is represented as "ExtenZe Maximum Strength" and looks similar to the actual product, ExtenZe, which is made by Monrovia, California-based Biotab Nutraceuticals Inc. The FDA said its analysis showed that the counterfeit ExtenZe contains sildenafil, an active ingredient in various FDA-approved prescription medicines, including Pfizer's Viagra, for erectile dysfunction.



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Israel attacks Council of Europe move to restrict male circumcision

By Ori Lewis JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel on Friday accused a leading European human rights body of fostering hatred and racism in calling for the circumcision of boys on religious grounds to be monitored more closely. The 47-nation Council of Europe adopted a non-binding resolution this week that urged a public debate on “non-medically justified operations and interventions” on children. The report highlighted female genital mutilation but also referred to ritual male circumcision and other practices. …
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