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"An Armour against pleasure, and a cobweb against infection" – Has the condom withstood the test of time

...lly Transmitted Diseases (STDs) were also known as venereal diseases. These are transmitted from one person to another through body contact during sex. What they all have in common is that they can be spread by sexual contact, including vagina, anal and oral sex. Viruses, bacteria and parasites cause STDs an...

Papillomavirus no more a sure sign of child abuse

...espiratory locations of the body. Genital warts or venereal warts are the most easily recognized sign of genital HPV infection. The presence an STD in a child has always been a cause of much concern, and genital or anal warts in children were thought to be associated with sexual abuse. Children who have been ...

Chinese NGO To Popularize Sex Education For Youngsters

...y, induced abortion and people who have contracted venereal diseases and HIV/AIDS are all on the rise in China. The association, along US-based non-profit group PATH, has just concluded a five-year sex education pilot programme in 12 municipalities and two villages in China. The programme, aimed at youn...

Prostitutes Feared of Spreading Syphilis During World Cup

...risk of a spread of the syphilis but also of other venereal diseases and AIDS. (Source: IANS)...

Venereal Cancer in Dogs Transmitted by Contagious Cancer Cells

... oldest known cancer cells. Canine transmissible venereal tumor, or CTVT, is a cancer that spreads between domestic dogs through sexual contact and also through licking, biting or sniffing affected areas.Remarkably what was found was that unlike cervical cancer in humans that is caused by a virus, the dog c...

Egypt Prepares for a Bird Flu Outbreak

...ed that joint teams from the ministries of health, venereal disease, environment, and agriculture department have been formed to detect suspicious bird flu cases. He also said that random samples would be taken from birds in various villages and farms so that the disease may be contained. Al-Jabali warned ...

An Eye on Increase in Testicular Cancer

..., such as past medical history, history of hernia, venereal diseases, and any medication with androgens and other hormones. They will also examine lifetime occupational history, tobacco smoking, alcohol consumption and dietary information. “Recent studies show that environmental exposures may affect develop...

Unsafe Sex, HIV Infected Transfusion Spreading AIDS in Madhya Pradesh

... AIDS or its prevention. They don't even know what venereal diseases are." "Since 'tradition' in these communities demands that the eldest daughter of the family has to go in for prostitution to look after the family until her marriage, they surrender themselves for as little as Rs.50 to Rs.100 without any...

Sex – Three Hundred Years Ag

...subordinates, courtesans, prostitutes, carriers of venereal disease and bearers of deformed children. "When men write this way, or read these texts, it gives them a context for asserting their authority over women," Skipp added. Yet some texts portray women altogether differently, discussing the nature of fem...

Present Teenagers Are Unhealthier Than Their Parents

...imes like polio and tuberculosis have given way to venereal diseases, drinking, smoking, obesity, drug abuse etc. The only silver lining to this issue is that these conditions can be treated. Obesity in adolescents has increased fourfold between 1970 and 2000 while there is a three fold increase of sexual...

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