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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...

2011-09-06 22:52:35

Partner abuse leads to HIV infection, and black women are most at risk. A new study at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing has found that 46 percent of African-American adolescent girls report that their partner did not use a condom the last time they had sex -- often because of partner abuse. The girls described physical and sexual abuse and threats as preventing them from having their partner use condoms. The relationship between HIV and partner abuse is significant: In the...

2011-08-11 06:42:03

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- What segment of the population currently has the highest rate of increase of HIV/AIDS cases?  The answer may come as a surprise; senior citizens! Take New Jersey for instance: in the last two years, state residents with HIV/AIDS aged 65 and over grew to over 15 percent! According to Marilyn Riley, a spokeswoman from the New Jersey Department of Health and Human Services, much of the rise can be linked to seniors not believing they are at risk.  Those in...

2011-08-02 13:07:52

1 in 3 meth users reports sex with an HIV-infected person A study by researchers at Johns Hopkins Children's Center and elsewhere shows that methamphetamine use can fuel HIV infection risk among teenage boys and young men who have sex with men (MSM), a group that includes openly gay and bisexual men, as well as those who have sex with men but do not identify themselves as gay or bisexual. The researchers said that nearly one-third (20) of the 64 participants who reported recent meth use also...

2011-06-14 07:00:00

PRINCETON, N.J., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Household relationships, gender preferences and population penetration aren't exclusive to the U.S. Census - new findings released today as part of the Trojan® U.S. SEX CENSUS uncovers that the sexual habits of our nation are just as multiplied and diverse as the population. On a national level, the survey finds that the average American (18 and over) has sex 120 times a year (2.3 times per week), and reports very high...

2011-06-09 09:08:00

LOS ANGELES, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- JUST IN CASE Condom Compacts To Be Featured in the Emmy Gift Bag! JUST IN CASE, the first chic, discreet mirrored compact with a hidden compartment for condoms - www.JustInCaseInc.com - will be featured in the 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards. Off the Wall Promotions, producers of the Official Swag for the awards, hand selects innovative product for the coveted placement. 1400 attendees of the awards show will be receiving these exclusive gift...

2011-06-01 22:33:51

Study shows new prevention efforts need to address young gay couples Gay young men in serious relationships are six times more likely to have unprotected sex than those who hook up with casual partners, according to new Northwestern Medicine research. The findings provide a new direction for prevention efforts in this population who account for nearly 70 percent of all new HIV/AIDS diagnoses in adolescents and young adults in the United States and who also have the highest increase in new...

2011-05-24 15:32:03

If a gay or bisexual man seeks sex or dating online, the type of partner or relationship he wants is a good indicator of whether he'll engage in safe sex, a new study suggests. Gay men seeking long-term romance online are more likely to engage in safe sex than men who want a sexual encounter only, the study shows. This is valuable information because it helps HIV-prevention counselors design more effective sexual health interventions, says Jose Bauermeister, assistant professor at the...

2011-05-03 08:00:00

RED BANK, N.J., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Known for getting close to consumers with product innovations focused on making sex better, the makers of LifeStyles Condoms® ("LifeStyles") are now getting even closer by discovering the hidden habits and desires of sexually active individuals through the LifeStyles Condoms Sexual Satisfaction Survey. By delving into some lesser known facts about relationships in the U.S., LifeStyles discovers what's most important to...


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