Tag: "condom" at medical news
Women - Do You Consider the Condom, a ‘must-have’ in Your Hand Bag, on a Night Ou?
...en surveyed, did not think it necessary to carry a condom
in their hand bag, on a night-out; and 66% felt, having a condom
in their bag would thwart the opportunity of a sexual encounter. Nearly 71% of the respondents f...
Tamil Nadu Checks AIDS Spread
... afraid, now I am with them. I tell everyone about condom
use and talk to other women about TAI services. I lead a life of grace and confidence." TAI also offers two path-breaking initiatives, "Akshay Patram' and "Vastra Dhanam", food and clothing to destitute women so that they can be prevented from ente...
Church’s View On Usage Of Condom
... Javier Lozano Barragan conducted a novel study on condom
use with help from scientists, theologians and oth... The study was done to explore the significance of condom
use in curtailing spread of AIDS. The senior Cardinal and his office prepared the study on a reque...
Pre-Marital HIV Testing To Be Made Compulsory In AP, India
...e birth of HIV positive babies from 2007. "Since condom
use is not very popular, we are considering tough measures like HIV testing before registration of weddings," Health Minister K. Rosaiah told reporters. The minister plans to ask legislators to sign a bill in the next session of the state assembly,...
Social Vaccine Is New Mantra To Fight AIDS
...aviour, be faithful to your sexual partner and use condom
during sexual encounter". "If the people know how to protect themselves, we will win the battle against HIV/AIDS in India and across the world," Piot told IANS. "Action is needed to tackle stigmas and discriminations faced by people living with H...
A Molecular Condom Against AIDS
...veloped a new vaginal gel that we call a molecular condom
because it is composed of molecules that are liqui...ofessor of bioengineering. “It’s a smart molecular condom
because we designed this gel to release anti-HIV drugs when the gel comes into contact with semen du...
Indian Men Need Smaller Condoms
...e men had penises shorter by 3 to 5 cms , and the condom
would fall or slip off leading to a failure rate o...of up to 20% is the association of the size of the condom
to the erect penis and another reason is that couples often put them on in a hurry," stated Dr Puri....
Quick –fix Solution: Spray-on a Condom
German researchers have designed a spray-on condom
which will be suitable for all men.// Jan Vinze...ultancy, said "We're trying to develop the perfect condom
for a man that’s suited to every size of penis. We're very serious." The team is presently develop...
Contraceptive Use Helps Reduce Rate of US Teen Pregnancy
...of responsible and protective behaviors, including condom
and contraceptive use and pregnancy planning. Source-Eurekalert SA...
Best HIV-Prevention Programs Help People Build Skills
...-playing, better personal communication and proper condom
use, for example.// But the government-backed stu...ipants how to do something — such as use of a male condom
(14 programs) or a female condom
(four programs). Others provided instruction on relaxation, stress ...
Microbicides, Need of the Hour, to Aid the Fight Against HIV
...an Market. Hindustan latex, who did bring a female condom
into the market, did not realize huge sales, mainly because it was not possible to buy it over the counter. Experts say, this problem can be surmounted if women are provided easy access solutions akin to sachets of shampoo, which they can simply pu...
'Red'y to Fight HIV – 'AbstinenceBehaviorCondom', Sacrosanct to AIDS Preventio
...dom' to the present, CCC, which is simply 'Condom, condom
and condom'. Nearly 11,000 condom
vending machines have been installed nation-wide, making the condom
a household item. The governm...
India to Set Up 'Health Ombudsman' to Check Anti-AIDS Discrimination
...B,C strategy concept, "Abstinence, Be faithful and condom
use" to check it. Besides this, there is also a focus on "life skill education" to keep youth away from drugs and unsafe "behaviour practices". There are an estimated 5.7 million HIV patients in India in 2005, according to various statistics. So...
Ramadoss Stresses the Need to Focus on Health and Education in Combating AIDS Spread
...dom’ to the present, CCC, which is simply ‘Condom, condom
and condom’. Nearly 11,000 condom
vending machines have been installed nation-wide making the condom
a household item. The governmen...
Government Initiates A Program To Curb HIV
...stinence" to "condom promotion" and "Over 1,00,000 condom
vending machines would be set up in toilets, petrol pumps, dhabas and other such places for promoting the use of condoms among the public," – He added. While acknowledging the role of organisations, Mr. Anbumani said that a community-based approach...
Risk-Taking Young Urged To Carry Condoms
...m of this campaign is to make carrying and using a condom
among this age group as familiar as carrying a mob...ose who are already sexually active: sex without a condom
is seriously risky, so always use one.' Although Deborah Jack, chief executive of the National Aid...
Pope in Dilemma: To ban condoms or not
... well as other scientists and theologians to study condom
use as a means of HIV prevention, and the Vatican ...ation[s] will soon be filling out requisitions for condom
shipments. And I hope that priests everywhere will begin to recommend condoms." However he adds t...
HIV/AIDS Epidemic Scare In Bhutan
... led to HIV/AIDS hitting the population. "The low condom
use coupled with liberal sexual norms, increasing trends in commercial sex work, low literacy, lack of awareness, massive youth population, porous border and high stigma (attached to the disease) were seen as setting the stage for potentially large s...
Fight against HIV taken up by Zimbabwe's Hairdressers
... the campaign will be aided in the increase of its condom
sales from 160m to 250m. Over 1,000 hairdressers... one of the few countries with a successful female condom
program. It also has one of the world's highest HIV rates, with one in five adults estimated to b...
Abortion Notification, Consent Laws Reduce Risky Teen Sex
...ame amount of sex but are more fastidious in their condom
use.” The researchers ruled out the possibility that teens simply substitute risky sexual behaviors for which pregnancy is not a concern, such as oral or anal intercourse, because these activities still could transmit gonorrhea. The use of birth co...
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