Tag Archives: sex

Doctors Urge ‘Compromise’ on Female Genital Cutting

Doctors Urge ‘Compromise’ on Female Genital Cutting

  Paris, France – Western states should legally permit immigrant communities to surgically “nick” young girls’ vaginas as an alternative to genital mutilation, a pair of US gynaecologists argued in a ...

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Men Face Higher Risk of Cancers Linked to Oral Sex

Men Face Higher Risk of Cancers Linked to Oral Sex

  Washington, United States – Men are twice as likely as women to get cancer of the mouth and throat linked to the human papillomavirus, or HPV, one of the most ...

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Zika Virus Persisted in Man’s Semen for 2 Months: Report

Zika Virus Persisted in Man’s Semen for 2 Months: Report

  Washington, United States – A man in Britain who was infected with Zika while traveling to the Cook Islands showed evidence of the mosquito-borne virus in his semen for two ...

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Two Cases Hint at Possible Sexual Transmission of Zika

Two Cases Hint at Possible Sexual Transmission of Zika

  Miami, US  – As global health experts scramble to understand how the Zika virus spreads and may lead to birth defects, two cases suggest it may be transmitted through sex, not ...

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US Approves First Drug to Boost Women’s Sex Drive

US Approves First Drug to Boost Women’s Sex Drive

  Washington, United States – US regulators approved Tuesday the first drug designed to boost women’s sex drive, a pill that has been nicknamed the “female Viagra” but is known by ...

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Couples Who Sext Have Better Sex: Study

Couples Who Sext Have Better Sex: Study

  Ottawa, Canada – Couples who send each other sexually suggestive or explicit images by phone, commonly known as “sexting,” have better sex, according to a study presented to a psychology ...

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HIV/AIDS Test for Minors Without Parental Nod Pushed

HIV/AIDS Test for Minors Without Parental Nod Pushed

  It’s bad enough that even minors are vulnerable to HIV/AIDS infection; the worse part is not knowing they already have them. The solution, therefore, is early detection, and this ...

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Pill Taken Before, After Sex May Prevent HIV: Study

Pill Taken Before, After Sex May Prevent HIV: Study

  Los Angeles, United States – An HIV prevention pill taken by gay men before and after sex reduced the risk of virus transmission by 86 percent, according to the results of a ...

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