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US Teens Charged With Gang Raping a Woman
...Walker has denied involvement. DNA evidence in a condom
found in the victims' home linked Lawson to the crime, police said. Investigators also say they found a palm print belonging to Walker at the scene. Lawson lived in Dunbar Village, the hardscrabble project where the attack occurred. Walker was appa...
AIDS can Be Prevented by Using Diaphragm During Intercourse
...most women in both arms of the trial reported male condom
use. The trial, known at Methods for Improving Reproductive Health in Africa, or MIRA, began in 2003 and was conducted at sites in Harare, Zimbabwe, and Soweto and Durban, South Africa. The trial was launched because previous data has suggested t...
Diaphragms offer no extra protection Against HIV
...al Health Imperative, and team say that the female condom
used in conjunction with the male condom
is in no way superior to the latter, in preventing infection by HIV virus. The team, also part of t...
Singapore's Dr. Love Brings Good Sex to Indonesia
...d his ambitious plans. Backed by Fiesta, a major condom
brand in Indonesia, the site also features a sex forum where users can ask each other questions. "What we are saying is, the best solution is not just to tell people what to do and not to do, but rather to create a big forum using multi-media... Th...
Indian Introduces Paan-flavoured Condoms
flavoured with the popular mixture of betel nut an...ily Health International who helped launch the new condom
as part of HIV-AIDS prevention efforts, told the newspaper. Varieties of betel nut, tobacco and of...
World's Biggest Condom to Take Off to Spread Safer Sex Campaign
What's billed as the world's biggest condom
- a huge pink hot air balloon - is set Friday to fly above a Dutch festival to increase safe sex awareness . The balloon - which organisers hope will enter the Guinness Book of records - was commissioned by seven local branches of the public medical...
Singapore's HIV/AIDS Cases Rise by Record Levels in 2006
...he government has rejected widespread promotion of condom
use, preferring instead to focus on using more effective and cheaper methods such as preventing mother-to-child infections....
Huge Rise in AIDS Cases Among Nepal Housewives
...infection to their wives when they return. The low condom
use among families helps the infection spread," said Poudel. There is also an increase in the spread of infection through other ways. Till 2005, nine people who had received blood transfusions or organ transplants had became infected. Since then, t...
Madhya Pradesh may Ban Sale of Vibrating Condom
... is contemplating a ban on the sale of Crezendo, a condom
brand that comes with a vibrating ring, if it is p...ilash Vijayvargiya is convinced that the vibrating condom
is a sex toy, the company that had introduced the product about six months ago denies it. "It is n...
Minister from MP Urges to Ban the Sale of Sex Toys
...ll-party meeting to discuss the issue. Even as a condom
with a vibrating ring continues to stir controversy in the state, Public Works Department (PWD) Minister Kailash Vijayvargiya urged in a letter to Manmohan Singh that the import and sale of products like sex toys be banned. "The Madhya Pradesh gov...
Madhya Pradesh Bans Use of Vibrating Condoms
...testing its launch, Hindu hardliners described the condom
was a sex toy going against Indian ethics. Respo...it," said State Revenue Minister Kamal Patel. The condom
is available at a premium price of Rupees 125 and chemists say the ban is inconsequential. The com...
Kenya Says HIV/AIDS Rate Drops to 5.9 Percent
...lence rate from 10 percent in the late 1990s, with condom
use rising and a decline in the average number of sexual partners. At least 1.3 million people are currently living with HIV/AIDS in Kenya, 65 percent of whom are women between the ages of 19 and 45, according NACC statistics. Last year, Kenyan P...
Teenage Birthrate Declining in US Both Abstinence and Awareness Called for to Maintain the Trend
..., but they are way more effective than not using a condom
at all." "We don't advocate for contraceptives," rebuts Macke and adds rather primly, "It is important teenagers receive pure message." The federal government has been supporting abstinence-only programming since the Reagan administration. But...
Number of Syphilis Cases Rising Among MSM in U.S.
...ing, "Among these men, there seems to be decreased condom
use, perhaps related to an attitude of 'I already have HIV, so why bother?' or because HIV is seen as a chronic disease that can be managed well with medications." According to Ginsberg, many MSM in this subset are HIV-positive or learn their HIV-pos...
High-risk Sexual Behavior Adolescents Attract Peers With Similar Attitudes
...dolescents whose friends had intercourse without a condom
were more likely to have intercourse without a condom
the following year. Those whose friends believed that sex had undesirable consequences were likely t...
HIV Spreading Rapidly Among Gay Men in Hong Kong
.... The trend suggests that safe-sex practices and condom
use among the gay community have eased since the HIV epidemic peaked in the 1980s and early 1990s....
AIDS Incidence in India Far Lower Than Previously Estimated New Study
...graphic films are illegal. It created a government condom
brand called Dipper, which is word play on the advice painted on the backs of many trucks, Use Dipper at Night, meaning switch to low-beam lights. Anjali Gopalan, executive director of the Naz Foundation (India) Trust, which runs an orphanage and fig...
UK Facing Major Sexual Health Crisis Among Teens
...ndoms pre-watershed, and on showing a picture of a condom
out of its wrapper. Our young people are therefore receiving distorted messages." (Watershed is the time after which adult content is allowed to be aired on TV.) The IAG report said young people engaging in risky sexual behavior are at greater ri...
‘Condom Bar’ to Create Awareness Among Youngstes
...iors decorated with real condoms, beer mugs in the condom
shape, staff dresses with condom
prints... a bar cum discotheque that opens here// Wednesday will be like none other in India. Bille...
Condom Promotion-Crucial To HIV/AIDS Prevention
...s to condom-shaped beermugs, the first-of-its-kind condom
bar in the country will not onlyoffer an unconvent... bar has been designed with condoms, beer mugs are condom
shaped and waiters' attire are printed with condoms. The entrance of the bar has a huge red ribbon, ...
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