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sexually transmitted infections


Should you stop using a condom if your partner takes birth control pills?

September 27, 2022 2:55 pm

Dr Nagaveni R explains that birth control pills contain "small quantities of hormones, such as estrogen and progesterone that prevent pregnancy in the body by stopping ovulation".

How vaginal hygiene can impact your fertility

May 19, 2022 5:54 pm

According to a doctor, bacterial vaginosis and other infections in the vagina are more common in the lower genital tract, and they affect roughly 29 per cent of women of reproductive age

Early sex puts teenagers at high infection risk

January 03, 2016 7:02 pm

According to this study, earlier initiation of sexual intercourse increases the odds of experiencing sexually transmitted infections.

Hospitals critically low on kits used to combat STIs

November 14, 2013 2:10 am

The kits provide medications in requisite doses to combat infections such as syphilis,gonorrhoea,herpes.

PGI meet stresses better planning of RCH activities

September 25, 2012 1:18 am

The objective of this workshop is to improve the knowledge and skills of district-level managers for planning and implementation of reproductive and child health under the National Rural Health Mission.

Drinking fuelling 'risky sex' among teenagers in UK: study

January 01, 2012 7:14 pm

Around 1 mn teenagers attend sexual health clinics every year to get free contraception.

Teens learning about sex through magazines,not parents: study

October 03, 2011 1:36 pm

Magazines are making up for lack of initiative on part of parents to give their children proper information about sex.