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US Observers Concerned Over Increasingly Permissive Atmosphere

...ve engaged in some kind of sex, including oral and anal sex, according to the study published on Friday. The researchers believe they have one of the most honest assessments yet of sexual behavior and drug use because they used a new method to do the survey, which is available on the Internet at http: w...

US Hospitals Increasingly Colonized by Drug-resistant Germs

...ally carry staph in the nose, mouth, genitals, and anal area. The foot is very prone to pick up bacteria from the floor. The infection often begins with a little cut, which gets infected with bacteria. These staph infections range from a simple boil to antibiotic-resistant infections to flesh-eating inf...

Aspirin a Day Can Keep Colon Cancer Away

...large intestine and 20 percent in the rectum, with anal cancer being rare. An Oxford University study showed that taking one 300 mg tablet a day for more than five years reduced the incidence of the disease, reported the online edition of Daily Mail. Millions of people across the world are already tak...

MRSA, the Super Bug Spreading to Urban Poor in US

...ally carry staph in the nose, mouth, genitals, and anal area. The foot is very prone to pick up bacteria from the floor. The infection often begins with a little cut, which gets infected with bacteria. These staph infections range from a simple boil to antibiotic-resistant infections to flesh-eating inf...

Gay Men Put Themselves and Others at Risk by Inconsistent Condom Use

... sexually active gay men in the UK had unprotected anal sex in the last year, according to the results of ...numbers of partners) had had unprotected insertive anal sex with a man who was either HIV-negative or of unknown HIV status; that almost 20% of HIV-negative...

Gonorrhea – Godzilla Of STD

...che Pharmaceuticals as Rocephin, to treat genital, anal and throat gonorrhea. <BR...

New York City Plans to Promote Circumcision

...y sex. A man’s risk from performing penetrative anal sex is about the same as his risk from vaginal sex... in the African trials. The risk from receptive anal sex is five times higher, he said, and circumcision would obviously not protect those men. Oral sex ...

Biofeedback Treats One Type Of Chronic Constipation

...heir pushing effort and relax the pelvic floor and anal sphincter muscles so that they can poop normally and easily," Rao said. "The probe gives us information about how the muscles are working." The sham biofeedback group received standard care plus six training sessions over three months. They practic...

Canandian Firm Announces Positive Results from Anti- Cervical Cancer Drug Trials

...ancers. HPV is also associated with skin, oral and anal cancers. Helix BioPharma Corporation is a Canada-based firm specializing in cancer therapies. It says that its study showed a clinically efficacious response to the topical interferon treatment in nearly half of the treated patients. In additio...

Cervical Cancer Vaccine Under Consideration in Europe

...ancers. HPV is also associated with skin, oral and anal cancers. Gardasil, made by Merck and Sanofi Pasteur, offers protection against HPV types 16 and 18, which are responsible for 70% of all cervical cancers. They could also be effective against types 6 and 11, which cause about 90% of cases of genit...

Disturbing Trend in AIDS Cases In US

...tudy 47% of gay population indulges in unprotected anal sex and 11% of them are totally unaware of the HIV status of their partner. Jaffe says that 50% of people who are affected with AIDS are the gay population in US. On the positive side, there is a decline of AIDS cases among injecting drug users m...

Sharp rise in HIV infection cases in Victoria

...y said, “There has been an increase in unprotected anal sex, but the new infections are linked to the bigger number of people living with HIV.” Source-Medinda GYT...

Abortion Notification, Consent Laws Reduce Risky Teen Sex

... which pregnancy is not a concern, such as oral or anal intercourse, because these activities still could transmit gonorrhea. The use of birth control pills also would not protect against the sexually transmitted disease. The researchers used data from the Centers for Disease Control to determine the ra...

Laws That Make Parental Consent Mandatory Reduce Risky Sexual Behavior

... which pregnancy is not a concern, such as oral or anal intercourse, because these activities still could transmit gonorrhea. The use of birth control pills also would not protect against the sexually transmitted disease. The researchers used data from the Centers for Disease Control to determine the rat...

HIV Prevention through Abstinence-only Programs

...ive. His study promoted abstinence from vaginal, anal and oral sex until a later time in life when youth would be able to handle the consequences of a sexual relationship. All mention of condoms was removed, only instructing facilitators not to say anything negative about them. The team involved a resea...

Demand for More Widespread Use of HPV Vaccine

... and neck cancers in men, and a high percentage of anal cancers." Monk pointed out that arguments which say that a vaccine to human papillomavirus might lead to heightened sexual activity by young people are specious. He said, ‘Seat belts do not cause reckless driving, tetanus shots do not cause chil...

New Study shows That Radiation Therapy Could Harm The Bones

...e fracture. He also noted that radiation following anal cancer increased the risk of fracture by 200%....

Analysis: Bowel Diseases Triples Infertility Risks In Women

...te persistent and painful symptoms. Ileal pouch anal anastomosis is a standard procedure in which the l.... But this risk tripled to 48% after ileal pouch anal anastomosis. All patients seemed to be at risk of infertility, so there were no obvious factors amon...

High Risk Sexual Behavior among Men Who Use Meth

...evious Meth users in several categories, including anal sex (30% /12 %), having a casual or anonymous sex partner (65 % /44 %), multiple sex partners (57 % /26 %), having a partner who injected drugs during the preceding 6 months (11 % /2 %) and ever having received drugs or money for sex (16 % /4 %). Th...

Men Might Get Their Share of Cervical Cancer Vaccine As Well

...xual contact. An association between the virus and anal cancer has also been observed, consistent with high reports of infection among gay men. Previous vaccine trials had demonstrated the increase in antibody production against the four target HPV types, known to cause cancer and genital warts in both ...

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