Can Oral Sex Be More Dangerous Than Smoking For Men ?

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That human papillomavirus (HPV) is a sexually transmitted virus that infects the sexual organs of both genders and can cause cervical cancer is a well documented scientific fact, but what is not so well known, and is cause for major concern, is that recently there has been a sharp rise in cases where HPV is […]

Another Benefit Of Male Circumcision

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Circumcision in males has been controversial in recent times, with conflicting opinions about its benefits, in-spite of it being an integral part of many cultures and religions for centuries and having being accepted in many western countries as having a lot of medical benefits. These include protection from urinary tract infections and preventing penile cancer […]

Scientists Discover A Sexual Disease Resistant To Drugs

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A new strain of gonorrhoea discovered in Japan has been found by Swedish scientists to be resistant to antibiotics and already changes have had to be made to the type of antibiotic and dosage that is required to combat it. This is a troubling discovery as this strain could snowball into epidemic proportions. Gonorrhoea is […]

How to Admit To Having an STD

STD’s or sexually transmitted diseases are much more common than what most people realize.  In my previous articles I have written about the different types of STD’s and the reason to create awareness about them. In this article I want to raise up another very important and potentially the most embarrassing aspect of suffering from […]

Beware Of False STDs Treatment Products

The U.S. Government plans to come down hard on some companies which are touting their products as effective treatments for curing sexually transmitted diseases like herpes,HIV, genital warts etc. These products which include the likes of C-Cure, Detox Formula, Herpaflor etc use misleading advertisements and claims which are not backed by scientific proof. The biggest […]

Desperate Need For Sexually Transmitted Diseases Awareness In India

April was the month for sexually transmitted diseases education and awareness in the U.S. We in India need to take a leaf out of the Americans book and also dedicate a month to spread awareness among our population, irrespective of location and gender, about this important health care issue. There are millions of Indians who […]

Why Should Young People Test For STD’s ?

The awareness about sexual health among youngsters is increasing nowadays. They are exposed to information that helps them be aware of issues related to sex namely hygiene and protection (safe sexual practices). But in-spite of this, the incidence of sexually transmitted diseases remains very high among young people in India. This is especially true among […]

Facts That You Need To Know About STD’s – Part 2

Carrying on from my previous post on STD’s or STI’s, here are a few more of these dreaded diseases and what you can do to avoid getting infected or passing on the infection to your partner. 1. HIV/AIDS : Perhaps the most researched STD, in our times. The HIV virus affects the human immune system […]

Facts That You Need To Know About STD’s – Part 1

STD’s (sexually transmitted diseases) also known as STI (sexually transmitted infections) are more common and their rates are higher than what most people think. It is important to be informed about; what kinds of std’s are out there, what causes them, their symptoms and the cures available. In this first part of a two part […]

How Complacency About Sexual Health Can Lead to Disaster For Older People

The younger generation nowadays is much well educated about sexual health and its implications than their middle aged counterparts because the sexual health industry actively campaigns to target the 16-24 year olds. Older people especially in their 50’s and above are susceptible to sexually transmitted diseases and sexual dysfunction due to their ignorance about these […]