Ladies, this one's for you!
Unless you're in a committed relationship, your gynaecologist likely urges you to have “safe sex”. But what exactly is meant by this general term, and how do you actually practise safe sex?
In short, safe sex means to reduce your risk of catching - or spreading, for that matter - any sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), also known as sexually transmitted infe... ››› more
The human papillomavirus (HPV) is nicknamed the “common cold of STDs”.
Why? Because if you're a sexually active adult, you've probably contracted several of the 100 different types out there. More than 30 of which are sexually transmitted.
And you probably had no idea!
While a new vaccine promises to make viruses more scarce in the future, HPV is still the number one cause of cervic... ››› more
Yesterday, R&B singer Percy Sledge, best-known for his hit single “When a Man Loves a Woman”, tragically passed away from liver cancer for which he underwent surgery in 2014.
What caused it? That's hard to know.
But studies show the most significant risk factor for liver cancer is chronic infection from hepatitis B and hepatitis C.
That means by having unprotected sex, you could be p... ››› more
Wednesday is Condom Day, and it’s STI (Sexually Transmitted Infection)/Condom Week this week. STIs and HIV/Aids awareness talks are common at schools and you’ve probably heard all the statistics before, but there’s a surprising new demographic at risk: You’re now more at risk of catching STIs if you’re older. Here’s what you can do about it…
Many older people “have been married ... ››› more
It’s Valentine’s Day this week, so you’ve probably got romance on your mind. It’s no wonder then that a new pill has just been launched on the South African market that’s set to enhance men’s sex lives. But a recent study shows popping sex pills can actually harm your hearing. Luckily, there are some natural ways to boost your sex life that don’t pose any health risks…
A new min... ››› more
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