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2011-04-14 13:10:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia and LOS ANGELES, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing the powerful, untapped women's market in sexual health products, London Drugs is taking the lead by offering award-winning JUST IN CASE the first fashion-centric compact that bridges beauty and sexual heath in their Health/Wellness department. The unique JIC compact looks like a mirrored make-up compact and has a hidden compartment to hold condoms. http://www.justincaseinc.com/products.cfm First...

2011-03-24 18:11:19

Couples-based HIV counseling and testing is well received by gay American men A number of American men who have sex with men are supportive of couples-based voluntary HIV counseling and testing (CVCT), in which couples receive counseling and their HIV test results together, according to a new study by Dr. Rob Stephenson from Rollins School of Public Health in Atlanta, USA, and his colleagues. The authors argue that there may be a demand among gay men for this effective strategy, used in...

2011-03-20 23:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AIDES, the first AIDS-prevention nonprofit organization in France, and Goodby, Silverstein & Partners (GSP) announced today the launch of their latest campaign, "Protect Yourself." The campaign consists of print, out-of-home and an online video. A new, original campaign for AIDES This new effort started with a simple insight: in society, using condoms is less taboo than it used to be; but in moments of sexual intimacy, talking about...

2011-03-10 07:30:00

HOUSTON, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Female Health Company (FHC) (Nasdaq: FHCO) is teaming up with state and local health departments and local community-based organizations to provide Houston women with access to the FC2 Female Condom®, the only female-initiated method to prevent both sexually transmitted infections (including HIV/AIDS) and unintended pregnancy that is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). FC2 will be introduced on March 10 at...

2011-03-07 14:16:18

Microbicides can be used to protect against HIV, and other sexually transmitted diseases, either on their own or with the added protection of a condom. New research published by BioMed Central's open access journal AIDS Research and Therapy has investigated the use of lubricants, originally designed for vaginal application, and has developed and tested new, rectal specific, formulations. Unprotected sex is one of the major ways that HIV spreads through the population. However most research...

2011-02-19 00:00:44

For sexually active people, regular and consistent latex condom use is an essential element to helping prevent sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV/AIDS, and unintended pregnancies. Planned Parenthood of Northeast Ohio is sharing this important health care message during National Condom Week "” February 14-20. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) February 18, 2011 When you think of Planned Parenthood, you might think of planning for parenthood. However, you also should think of...

2011-02-14 07:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Female Health Company (FHC) (Nasdaq: FHCO) is supporting the launch of San Francisco's social marketing campaign to raise awareness and use of the FC2 Female Condom® among people living at risk of HIV infection. The FC2 Female Condom remains the only FDA-approved method of female-initiated HIV prevention available. FHC is working actively with public health departments and other partners to introduce FC2 in U.S. cities...

2011-02-10 14:06:20

College students who arrange with friends to "get their backs" are less likely to engage in risky spring break behavior, according to a new study. The University of Michigan study, published this month in the Journal of Youth and Adolescence, says about 60 percent of more than 650 college freshmen surveyed reported having an understanding with their friends about using alcohol during spring break. Nearly 24 percent agreed with friends that they would get drunk and 18 percent agreed with...

2011-01-26 08:00:00

RED BANK, N.J., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The makers of LifeStyles® Condoms ("LifeStyles") announce today the expansion of the "LifeStyles Signature Collection" to broaden product choices in the sexual wellness category. LifeStyles is thrilled to introduce WYLD(TM), THRYLL(TM) and SKYN® Large, three new condom designs to join category innovators SKYN®, THYN(TM) and KYNG(TM), rounding out the brand's premium Signature Collection of...

2011-01-07 07:20:18

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A new study reveals circumcision may prevent the spread of the human papillomavirus (HPV). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection. There are more than 40 HPV types that can infect the genital areas of males and females. These HPV types can also infect the mouth and throat. In women, a high-risk HPV infection can be a precondition for cervical cancer. Previous studies have shown that male...


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