HIV & AIDS

FDA approves first condom designed for anal sex

The first condom specifically designed to prevent the transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections during anal sex has been approved for sale in the United States, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.

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Anatomy may be key to female orgasm

(HealthDay)—Despite what's often portrayed in movies and on TV, most women can't orgasm with penetration alone during sexual intercourse.

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Premature ejaculation isn't a true illness

A new review argues that premature ejaculation—which has become the center of a multimillion dollar business—should not be classified as a male sexual dysfunction. By pointing to false assumptions about premature ejaculation, ...

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US researchers ponder modern day virgin births

At this time of year, many recount the birth of Jesus to the Virgin Mary. But reports consistent with virgin births are also a modern day phenomenon, according to a study in the Christmas edition of the BMJ.

HIV & AIDS

The first animal model for sexual transmission of HIV

Infection by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), a debilitating disorder in which progressive weakening of the immune system makes affected individuals more susceptible to ...

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