News tagged with safe sex
Individuals infected by the hepatitis C virus (HCV) have nothing to fear from sex in a monogamous, heterosexual relationship. Transmission of HCV from an infected partner during sex is rare according to new research published ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new condom company, founded by a recent University of Sydney Business School graduate, is offering Australians the opportunity to help "save a life" in Africa each time they have safe sex.
Health Jan 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A drive that would put more condoms in South Africa's classrooms has critics warning it will only stimulate sexual activity, a charge the country's health minister tells AFP is unfounded.
Health Oct 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Sexually transmitted infection (STI) prevention messages delivered by Facebook can be effective in promoting condom use among young adults in the short term, a new study has found. Few students and young adults receive comprehensive ...
Health Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Wednesday measures to fight the "hidden epidemic" of hepatitis which kills more than one million people a year.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Black gay couples tend to practice safe sex but don't talk about it, while white gay couples discuss safety but are less likely to use condoms, according to new findings presented at the 19th International AIDS Conference.
HIV & AIDS Jul 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In this week's PLoS Medicine, Joseph Tucker from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA and colleagues lay out a social entrepreneurship for sexual health (SESH) approach that focuses on decent ...
Health Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Intuitively it simply makes sense: exposure to sexual content in movies at an early age probably influences adolescents' sexual behavior. And yet, even though a great deal of research has shown that adolescents who watch ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 17, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1 |
People who were sexually unfaithful without their partner's knowledge were less likely to practice safe sex than those who had other sexual relationships with their partner's consent. They were also more likely to be under ...
Health Jun 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- A pill to prevent HIV infection is already being given to some healthy people, but without government approval, it remains out of reach and too costly for many who need it.
HIV & AIDS May 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Sexually active adults aged 45 and over are being encouraged to pay more thought to safe sex in line with recent figures showing that STIs in 50-90 year olds have doubled in the past ten years.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
The number of young people having unprotected sex in the West has risen sharply over the past two years, a survey said Monday, with health professionals concerned the safe sex message is falling on deaf ears.
Health Sep 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Gonorrhea is evolving into a scourge resistant to most antibiotics, and urgent action is needed to combat this public health threat, states an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Many women over 50 years old date and are sexually active and thereby face many possible health risks. Yet, most educational campaigns designed to prevent sexually transmitted diseases target younger generations. Older women ...
Health Sep 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
For doctors confronting the AIDS epidemic, past ambitions always boiled down to two main goals: prevention, or finding ways to protect people not yet exposed to HIV, through vaccines, safe sex education or other means; and ...
HIV & AIDS Jun 17, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 3