Tag Archives: Girls

Sperm sorting method could prevent girls being born, scientists warn

Scientists warn that sex ratios could be skewed even further by the discovery of physical differences between sperm Health 13 August 2019 By Michael Le Page In some countries, more than 107 boys are born for every 100 girlsMikhail PochuyevTASS via Getty The finding that some chemicals slow down sperm that carry the X chromosome could… Read More »

Know Your Girls: Breast cancer survivor diagnosed at 16 shares her story to help Black women save their own lives

Know Your Girls is committed to educating Black women about breast cancer. As part of their campaign to educate and inform Black women about their cancer risks, they connected TheGrio with Nikia Hammonds-Blakely, a survivor who was diagnosed at 16 years old. “I was in the shower one morning getting ready for school and I felt the… Read More »

Girls’ Online Sex Experience May Spur Risk Offline

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The types of sexual experiences girls have on the internet can help predict the kinds of risk they face offline, including HIV infections, physically violent relationships and sexual assault, new research suggests. “Girls are under immense pressure to prove themselves to be sexually… Read More »