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Teens Are Finding Alternatives To Intercourse
2012-08-16 12:04:50

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new report, two-thirds of American youth, ages 15 to 24, admit to engaging in oral sex and that they mistakenly feel it carries less risk of disease transmission than traditional intercourse. The report's authors stress the importance of understanding the sexual activities of young people and to educate them about the risks, reports Elizabeth Lopatto for Bloomberg. “Research suggests that adolescents perceive...

2012-08-10 23:02:01

LifeStyles Snugger Fit condoms have been selling fast at the newly re-launched Condomania.com online condom store, which offers a full selection of specialty items and safer sex products. (PRWEB) August 10, 2012 Lifestyles Snugger Fit condoms are gaining in popularity at Condomania.com, the world´s largest condom store recently announced. The online condom retailer has seen an increase in sales of Lifestyles Snugger Fit condoms, the smallest condom in the Lifestyles line, at its...

Alcohol And Energy Drink Mixes Linked With Casual, Risky Sex
2012-07-25 12:09:43

Alcohol And Energy Drink Mixes Linked With Casual, Risky Sex A new study from the University at Buffalo's Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) has found a link between the consumption of caffeinated energy drinks mixed with alcohol and casual -- often risky -- sex among college-age adults. According to the study's findings, college students who consumed alcohol mixed with energy drinks (AmEDs) were more likely to report having a casual partner and/or being intoxicated during their...

2012-07-23 20:42:26

SF State researchers present findings at XIX International AIDS Conference 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. Gay men, particularly white and black men, account for the majority of new HIV cases in the United States. One source of HIV infection could be men's primary relationship partners. To explore...

2012-06-15 10:04:35

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 the influence of drugs and alcohol at the time of the encounter. In a study published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine, researchers from the University of Michigan, USA, found that condom use for vaginal and anal sex was 27% and 35% lower in sexually unfaithful...

2012-05-29 05:16:22

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A new study shows that pre-exposure preventative treatment for suspected HIV may be effective for those in high-risk groups. "Although post-exposure prophylaxis has a long history of success, newer methods such as pre-exposure prophylaxis and earlier treatment in the course of infection ("treatment as prevention") are being implemented with some success," Dr. Isaac Bogoch, Harvard Medical School and the Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital,...

2012-05-28 19:24:01

While immediate postexposure treatment for suspected HIV is critical, pre-exposure preventive treatment is a newer method that may be effective for people in high-risk groups, states a review of evidence published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). "Although postexposure prophylaxis has a long history of success, newer methods such as pre-exposure prophylaxis and earlier treatment in the course of infection ("treatment as prevention") are being implemented with some success,"...

2012-05-10 09:49:24

Vancouver study shows that an innovative model of safer indoor sex work spaces promote health and safety of street-based sex workers Safer indoor sex work spaces provide important and potentially life-saving benefits to sex workers including reduced exposure to violence and HIV and improved relationships with police, according to a study published by the Gender and Sexual Health Initiative of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE) and the University of British Columbia (UBC)....


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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