Condoms shouldn’t be reused, the CDC warns. Even if it’s washed with soap and water, that won’t remove harmful organisms on the condom that can lead to more serious complications for both participants.
Public Health August 1, 2018
The health minister of Zimbabwe is challenging condom makers to make better condoms than those that are being imported from China. Men are complaining about the imported condoms.
Public Health March 1, 2018
Health officials warn about the spread of super gonorrhea, one that is antibiotic resistant. Gonorrhea spreads due to a number of factors, including a decline in condom use and oral sex.
Public Health July 7, 2017
‘Stealthing,' the new trend that implies nonconsensual condom removal, could be construed as sexual assault. Already punishable under Irish law as a sex crime, this practice inflicts emotional and physical trauma comparable to other forms of sexual abuse.
Public Health May 1, 2017
The UC Davis campus in the United States became the first college to dispense contraceptives from a vending machine named the Wellness to Go machine. The vending machine has already become a talking point on Facebook.
Public Health April 22, 2017
The male contraceptive gel Vasalgel could be a better alternative to vasectomy, condom, and withdrawal method. What are the possible side effects and problems that may arise due to use of this birth control method?
Healthy Living/Wellness February 7, 2017
Rates of syphilis and gonorrhea diagnoses in England increased sharply following the budget cuts on sexually transmitted infection testing. Experts believe that the diseases are affecting more men who have sex with men.
Public Health July 6, 2016
In what may come as a surprise to someone out there, scientists have confirmed that guys are less inclined to want to wear condoms during casual sex when they're really attracted to their hook up.
Healthy Living/Wellness June 27, 2016
The 'condom of the future' is here and Charlie Sheen is endorsing it. Will the innovative LELO HEX condom be a game changer in sexual health and help prevent HIV?
Biotech June 16, 2016
Australian athletes will be provided with anti-Zika condoms for the Rio Olympics. The said products may help protect the players as they travel and stay in the Zika-affected country.
Public Health May 18, 2016
Scientists in Australia are currently developing a super-thin but strong latex that could be used in hand gloves and condoms. The latex is being produced from a certain native grass ingredient in the country.
Life February 15, 2016
HIV prevention just received a new ally dubbed as the 'Super Condom.' A team of Indian-American researchers created a hydrogel-based condom that contains anti-HIV properties that kill the virus in case the condom breaks.
Life December 17, 2015
The #CondomChallenge is an advocacy for safe sex that has gone viral on social media. The stunt involves dropping a water-filled condom on a challenger's head to prove that if the latex material can stretch enough to fit a grown person's head, then it can fit a man's genitals no matter the size.
Life November 27, 2015
Durex recently launched a Twitter campaign with #CondomEmoji, urging people to share and use the hashtag to promote discussions about safe sex. The campaign supports the global fight against HIV and AIDS.
Life November 19, 2015
Ebola response agencies are calling for caution until further information about the length of time the virus stays in bodily fluids can be obtained. The move comes after the death of a woman whose only known risk factor was having an Ebola survivor as a sexual partner.
Life March 30, 2015
According to a new study, contraceptives increase the risk of gestational diabetes. However, it is not conclusive and needs further investigation.
Life July 19, 2014
Bill Gates' charity has awarded grants to develop better condoms and wants people to engage in safe sex.
Life November 23, 2013