sexual health

Bihar to provide sanitary napkins at nominal price


July 12th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 12 (IANS) Bihar will provide sanitary napkins at a nominal cost in rural areas of its 10 districts to raise awareness about menstrual health and hygiene among the ... Read more...

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Handlebars affect female cyclists’ genital health


July 10th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 10 (IANS) The level of bicycle handlebars can affect genital sensation among female cyclists, according to a new research.Researchers led by Marsha K. Guess of Yale University School ... Read more...

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Phone app helps British teens find free condoms


January 30th, 2012 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) British teenagers are now being offered a smartphone application that gives them directions to the nearest health clinic where they can pick up free condoms and ... Read more...

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Red Ribbon Express launched


January 12th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The Red Ribbon Express train, which will ply across the country spreading awareness about HIV among the people, was flagged off Thursday from here.The launch ... Read more...

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Ban sought on Addis Ababa gay conference


November 30th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, Nov 30 (IANS) The fate of an upcoming gay conference here hangs in balance with religious leaders seeking a ban on it.Religious leaders and government authorities in Ethiopia ... Read more...

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Cambridge U students clueless about unsafe sex?


November 5th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 5 (IANS) A survey by Cambridge University's student newspaper has made the shocking revelation that show half of the students having had unprotected sex.Of the 309 students surveyed ... Read more...

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Chennai transgender model to compete in international pageant


October 13th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 13 (IANS) City-based transgender model Malaika, 28, will represent India in the Miss International Queen 2011, a beauty contest for members of the community to be held ... Read more...

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Peer pressure drives ’sexting’ among young


October 2nd, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 2 (IANS) Peer pressure drives young men and women to share sexual images through mobile phones -- a new phenomenon described as 'sexting'."However, research regarding the issue is ... Read more...

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40 percent Indians embarrassed to ask for contraceptives


September 26th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) As many as 40 percent Indians are embarrassed to ask for contraceptives, said a global survey released Monday. The survey added that despite campaigns to promote ... Read more...

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Mills and Boon ’cause marital breakdown, unwanted pregnancies’


July 8th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Romantic novels like Mills and Boons are a danger to relationships and sexual health, a British medical journal has said.They are also a cause of marital ... Read more...

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Device boosts libido of men with heart failure


June 2nd, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) A type of pacemaker has been found to improve the libido and sexual performance of men with chronic heart failure, researchers said. Chronic heart failure (HF) ... Read more...

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Sexual health book in Pakistan schools draws protests


April 11th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 11 (IANS) A school book on sexual health, which exhorts use of "secure procedure" during sexual intercourse, has been termed controversial as a parent asked "Is this what ... Read more...

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Half of women feel male Pill won’t work, as men will forget to take it


April 9th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 9 (ANI): A survey has found that half of women would not rely on the male Pill as contraception, as they do not trust their partners to remember to take ... Read more...

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Now, melt-in-the-mouth passion pill for impotence


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) A new melt-in-the-mouth passion pill promises to be an ideal remedy for impotence. Market research by Bayer, makers of the new pill, found that four in ... Read more...

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Common hair loss drugs ‘may impair men’s sexual health’


March 19th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 19 (ANI): Men who take the drug finasteride, commonly marketed under the trademark names Propecia and Proscar, may report an on-going reduction in sex drive, and in some cases, prolonged ... Read more...

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More than quarter of young men, women in US are still virgins


March 5th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 05 (ANI): An official study has found that more than a quarter of young men and women in America are still virgins.Rising numbers of young Americans are abstaining from sex. ... Read more...

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Adolescents warned about ‘Love Bug’ on V-Day


February 13th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) Young people aged 16-19 years have received Valentines Day missives from health professionals in Britain to raise awareness about the dangers of Chlamydia, an infection that could render ... Read more...

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Condoms to be handed to Brit pupils during sexual health lessons


February 7th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7 (ANI): A school in Britain could hand out condoms and prescriptions for the pill to its pupils during "sexual health and family planning" lessons, said a doctor who came ... Read more...

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World’s best selling anti-baldness drug ‘risking men’s sexual health’


December 21st, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): Some doctors have claimed that young men could be jeopardizing their sexual health by taking the world's best selling anti-baldness drug.According to researchers, finasteride - sold in UK ... Read more...

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50 plus people are most promiscuous


December 7th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) People over the age of 50 are among the most promiscuous lot, says a new survey.The surprising statistics revealed a quarter of this age group cheat on their ... Read more...

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50pc of Brit men are bedroom flops


November 25th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): A new British survey has revealed that one in two men is affected by impotence at some point in their lives, with alcohol to blame more often than ... Read more...

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Half of British men are bedroom flops


November 25th, 2010 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) Half of the British men develop impotence at some point, with alcohol largely to be blamed.The delicate nature of the subject means that many suffer in silence, with ... Read more...

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Oz MP condemns ‘Be a man and… Hold Your Load!’ billboard


November 24th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Nov 24 (ANI): A sexual health company's billboard stating "Be a man and... Hold Your Load!" has become the centre of a controversy after a federal MP condemned it as being ... Read more...

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Breastfeeding ‘doesn’t stop pregnancy’


November 24th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 24 (ANI): The myth about not falling pregnant while breastfeeding seems to plague a number women, who have been revealed to not use contraception until three months after the birth ... Read more...

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Fury over 13-year-olds being allowed to buy Pill in UK without prescription


November 1st, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): A new scheme allows girls as young as 13 to buy the contraceptive pill without their parents' consent or a doctor's prescription.The pilot scheme launched by the Isle ... Read more...

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70pc Chinese men ‘dissatisfied with their sex lives’


October 28th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 28 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that a mere 0.5 percent Chinese men are satisfied with their sex lives.Almost 70 percent of the interviewees said they had sex ... Read more...

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Chinese unhappy with sex life, blame it on work


October 28th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 28 (IANS) Most Chinese men are unhappy with their sex life and feel their sexual performance was hampered by work pressure, a survey showed.Almost 70 percent of Chinese men have ... Read more...

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Doctors ’should quiz patients about sexual life’


September 25th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 25 (ANI): A new study has suggested that men and women should be routinely asked during medical consultations if they have any sexual concerns.According to British Society for Sexual Medicine ... Read more...

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Over 45s ‘unaware of safe sex’


September 14th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 14 (ANI): People over 45-year-of-age are apparently ignorant about the need to use condoms in a new relationship, a UK charity has warned.Almost 13,000 men and women over 45 were ... Read more...

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JLS unveil range of condoms to promote safe sex


September 10th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 10 (ANI): British boyband JLS, Jack the Lad Swing, has launched a safe sex crusade and has unveiled a range of condoms to persuade young people that safe sex is ... Read more...

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Early exposure to porn ‘ups STDs risk’


August 29th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 29 (ANI): Pornography online is one of the worst evils of Internet today, and the easy access to explicit material online could raise the risk of contracting sexually transmitted diseases ... Read more...

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For women 40 can be a fabulous age - here’s how


August 2nd, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, August 2 (ANI): Life does kick in at 40. Modern trends in lifestyle have shown that women in 40s are confident, successful and leading a great life - mentally and physically. ... Read more...

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Pill popping 11-year-old girls increase by five fold: UK Study


August 2nd, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 2 (ANI): Sex is becoming an alarmingly casual trend in UK as records reveal a five-fold increase in the number of 11 and 12-year-olds on the Pill in the last ... Read more...

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‘Decriminalising prostitution could lead to fewer murders’


July 25th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 25 (ANI): An Aussie expert on prostitution says the decriminalisation of the sex industry would lead to fewer murders.Prof Basil Donovan, the head of the Sexual Health Department at the ... Read more...

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Six natural ways to boost sexual desire


July 7th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): Amy Reiley, one of only two Americans to hold a Masters of Gastronomy degree from Le Cordon Bleu, has revealed top six natural aphrodisiacs that will get you ... Read more...

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