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Australians Enjoy Sex Less Than Newzealanders, or Indians

... survery commissioned by Durex, the multinational condom manufacturer, reveals that Aussies have lost their sense of adventure when it comes to sex. //The percentage of Australians enjoying sex is declining. As much as 60 per cent of them have said they are not enjoying sex much these days. Things are n...

‘Don’t Beat Around the Bush’ With Information on ‘sex Education’, Bush AdministrationTold

...has been said about the protective function of the condom for HIV infection. The information in the program claims the failure of the condom to avoid pregnancy in one among six cases. Further, condom simply failed to protect against HIV in o...

Brief Intervention on HIV and Alcohol Risk Encourages Safer Sex

...estioned about their number of sexual partners and condom use in the past month, as well as alcohol and othe...on was associated with more than a 25% increase in condom use and a 65% reduction in unprotected sex over the 6-month follow-up period, with risk reduction si...

Emergency Contraception Does Not Reduce Unintended Pregnancy Rate

...olutely no difference in terms of unprotected sex, condom use or changes in use of other contraceptive methods,” Polis said. “So it appears that advance provision of EC has no harmful effects in terms of risky sexual behaviors.” Source-Eurekalert SRM/V...

Parents To Blame For Soaring Counts Of Binge-Drinkers And Smokers

...young people have found to their cost that using a condom does not guarantee protection against sexually transmitted infections. True sexual responsibility is a matter of saving sex for marriage - and keeping it there once married." ANN/B...

New York Health Department Distributes Five Million Condoms in a Month

...e first time." According to the AP/Newsday, the condom distribution campaign also aims to prevent unplanned pregnancies and curb the spread of other sexually transmitted infections. Source-Kaiser Family Foundation/B...

Safer Sex for Teens Promoted by Helping Them Manage Stress

...y, helping teenagers manage the stress involved in condom use is as important as teaching them about safe se...eenage boys find the act of putting on and using a condom difficult, when mentally upset. Compared to teens with lower self-efficacy, teens with higher self...

Promoting Circumcision to Prevent HIV is Misguided and Will Backfire: ICGI

...c experiments, education programs, and emphasis on condom use. And a 2007 study by Brewer published in 'Annals of Epidemiology' says circumcised men are three times as likely to transmit HIV to their partners. Some areas of Africa have high rates of circumcision and HIV infection. As the African studies ...

Recurring Chlamydia Infections Common in Teenage Girls

...gle dose of oral antibiotics,” she said. Providing condom negotiation skills also is important, as well as how best to ensure that sex partners get treated, Niccolai said. Chlamydia is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases in men and women. It is caused by a bacterial infection, Chlamydia ...

'School Sermons' Need a Comeback

...s, and advantages in how often they had sex, their condom use, violence and truancy. In the Australian study, measures included displaying schoolwork, encouraging positive feedback, supervising "risky" areas during break-times and increasing the number of school committees. The researchers rued that s...

Improve School Ethos to Combat Teen Evils

...se among boys, plus significant benefits regarding condom use, frequency of sex, violence and truancy. However, similar benefits were not reported among girls. The Australian research found that students at schools taking part in the project were slightly less likely to report a range of risky health beha...

Managing Emotions to Prevent HIV

...s found that teens with higher self-efficacy about condom use (i.e. they felt that they could effectively us...l behavior because difficulty with distress during condom use is not confined to those who are clinically depressed, the authors say. "As it turns out, mana...

India to Market Female Condoms

...Nadu willing to use female condoms. Each female condom costs Rs.50, but Hindustan Latex has made them ava...l sex workers. The community worker will get one condom at Rs.3 and will be allowed to sell it to the user, a female commercial sex worker, at Rs.5 as there...

Circumcision May Lift HIV Risk for Women

..._ and highly susceptible to other factors, such as condom use _ demonstrating the difficulties of utilizing circumcision in HIV prevention in sub-Saharan Africa, where more than 60 percent of those with AIDS are women. Previous studies have confirmed the dramatic impact circumcision has in cutting men's HI...

Free Condoms Distribution to Prevent HIV in Washington

...e haven't gone before,' Pane said, adding that the condom distribution efforts are 'overdue' and 'tangible p... said, 'Packaging is very important in normalizing condom use, in showing that condoms are something everyone should carry, that everyone can carry.' She adde...

Swedish Biotech Licenses HIV Drug to China for Development

...product to be investigated as an additive agent to condom lubrication. Professor Bo Oberg, head of the HIV franchise at Medivir, told aidsmap: 'This should enhance the safety of condoms and will at least save a few infections.' MIV-160 is also an attractive microbicide product, he said, because it can...

Vaginalis Increases the Risk of Becoming Infected With HIV

... partners per week, frequency of sex per week, and condom use (100% versus under 100%). A total of 3,422 p...duration of prostitution (p Unsurprisingly, 100% condom use was associated with a lower risk of Trichomonas vaginalis, as was the use of progesterone-only c...

Kiss – and Not Tel

...inform his sexual partners about this and to use a condom during any form of sexual contact, by Public Health nurses. One of the nurses Suzanne Nasewich was contacted by two women over different periods of time, who revealed that they were not told by the player that he was having the virus even when the...

Violence Against Women Fueling Spread of HIV Worldwide

...ango also discussed women's inability to negotiate condom use with their partners, which puts them at an inc...smission. "Many cannot ask their husbands to use a condom because, in addition to being thought as unfaithful, they fear being beaten," Anyango said, adding, ...

Free Condoms in a Flashy Wrapper

...olourful subway theme. A novel way of wrapping the condom could actually help the health department assess the usage of the same by the people. On an average, around 1.5 million condoms are given freely every month by the city’s health department. It is a known fact that condoms are used to protect again...

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