Latest Safe sex Stories

2011-11-28 17:21:17

Product safe but no more effective than placebo A large-scale clinical trial evaluating whether daily use of an antiretroviral-containing oral tablet or vaginal gel can prevent HIV infection in women is being modified because an interim review found that the gel, an investigational microbicide, was not effective among study participants. On Nov. 17, an independent data and safety monitoring board (DSMB) recommended that the Vaginal and Oral Interventions to Control the Epidemic (VOICE)...

2011-10-26 07:00:00

New Evidence-Based Intervention Proven Effective in Reducing the Risk of HIV, STDs and Teen Pregnancy New York, New York (PRWEB) October 26, 2011 Select Media, the nationâs leading evidence-based health education publishing and media company, today announced the launch of a new evidence-based abstinence-only sex education program, The Promoting Health Among Teens! Abstinence-Only Intervention. The new program is designed to help teachers, health professionals, social service...

More Young People Uneducated About Having Safe Sex
2011-09-26 08:07:09

  According to a new study, young people are having more unprotected sex and know less about contraception options.  The study reported that the number of young people having unsafe sex with a new partner jumped up by 111 percent in France, 39 percent in the U.S. and 19 percent in Britain in the last three years. Jennifer Woodside of the International Planned Parenthood Federation, an NGO partner of WCD, said in a press release, "What the results show is that too many young...

2011-09-19 07:00:00

Former Mormon missionary turned entrepreneur launches Orgy.com. This revolutionary website is designed to permanently change the way people think about group sex and swinging. Site visitors can use free tools to safely and responsibly research safe sex, find STI testing resources in their area, read informative blogs, participate in discussion forums, create a personal profile, connect with other members and host their own events. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) September 19, 2011 Former...

2011-09-19 05:25:14

(Ivanhoe Newswire)----Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are on the rise for people over 50 years old, and many women don´t have the information they need to make good decisions regarding their sexual health. According to the CDC, a recent survey shows that 73% of people ages 57 to 64 had reported having sex in the last year. With so many older individuals being sexually active, the risks for STD infections are the same for seniors as they are for younger individuals. Most of the...

2011-09-14 11:54:57

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 also need and want more information about sexual health and wellness. A study in the new special issue of the Journal of Consumer Affairs on older consumers found a critical need for improving communication between older women and their physicians about sexual health and...

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