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Risk of sexually transmitted infections high but underdiagnosed among adults above 45
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Risk of sexually transmitted infections high but underdiagnosed among adults above 45

The stigma attached to sexual activity in later life coupled with lack of awareness leads to many misconceptions about safe sex and STIs.

Risky sexual behaviour, STIs high despite pandemic; ways to practice safe sex during COVID-19
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Risky sexual behaviour, STIs high despite pandemic; ways to practice safe sex during COVID-19

Although diseases like syphilis are treatable, getting a proper diagnosis, medical care and treatment during the pandemic could be more difficult, hence the renewed need to refrain from engaging in risky sexual behaviour.

Does COVID-19 linger in the body? What we know about viruses in general staying on in the brain, testicles
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Does COVID-19 linger in the body? What we know about viruses in general staying on in the brain, testicles

In one small study, the virus was detected in semen in a quarter of patients during active infection and in a bit less than 10 percent of patients who apparently recovered.

Sex headaches: Signs, causes and treatment for the condition commonly seen in men
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Sex headaches: Signs, causes and treatment for the condition commonly seen in men

Sex headache, the medical term for which is coital cephalalgia, is a condition where a person starts experiencing a headache before, during or after orgasm.

Gynaecologists warn against use of vaginal cleansing brush, call it unnecessary, harmful
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Gynaecologists warn against use of vaginal cleansing brush, call it unnecessary, harmful

Instead of believing in fads like vaginal cleansing brush, one should adopt practices that actually improve vaginal health.

Five simple exercises to improve sexual stamina and help prevent sexual dysfunction
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Five simple exercises to improve sexual stamina and help prevent sexual dysfunction

Sufficient focus on physical fitness and exercises like kegel exercise, full planks, twisting lunges, etc, can increase sexual stamina

Endometriosis: Communicating with your partner, knowing the right position, other ways that can help manage pain during sex
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Endometriosis: Communicating with your partner, knowing the right position, other ways that can help manage pain during sex

According to the Endometriosis Foundation of America, knowing where the endometriosis is located and how advanced it is can help you determine how to have pain-free sex

From dehydration to infections, here are all the reasons you may be experiencing cramps after intercourse
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From dehydration to infections, here are all the reasons you may be experiencing cramps after intercourse

Cramps during or after sexual intercourse, especially around the abdomen or genitalia could be an indication of an underlying problem

Coronavirus Outbreak: Why are more men dying from COVID-19 infections than women?
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Why are more men dying from COVID-19 infections than women?

Sex differences in the frequency, severity and treatment efficacy for many diseases, not just COVID-19, were pointed out long ago.

Does coronavirus spread via surfaces, sneezes or sex? A look at how COVID-19 can and cannot be contracted
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Does coronavirus spread via surfaces, sneezes or sex? A look at how COVID-19 can and cannot be contracted

If you can smell what someone had for lunch, you are inhaling what they breathe out, including any virus in their breath.

Sex in space: Could technology help in meeting astronauts' intimate needs during space travel?
News & Analysis

Sex in space: Could technology help in meeting astronauts' intimate needs during space travel?

Erobotics is the emerging transdisciplinary research studying human-erobots interactions and related phenomena.

How to have a meaningful conversation about sex with your partner
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How to have a meaningful conversation about sex with your partner

Repressed desires and unreal expectations can make a lethal combination, leading to negative sexual, physical and mental health outcomes.

Everything you wanted to know about having sex during pregnancy
Health

Everything you wanted to know about having sex during pregnancy

One might assume that it’s unsafe to have sex during the three trimesters of your pregnancy, but that's simply not true.

Should you get tested for STDs? Risks, symptoms, prevention tips you should know
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Should you get tested for STDs? Risks, symptoms, prevention tips you should know

Getting an STD can have a huge impact on your life, but with the right practices, you can reduce your risk of getting one.

The Queer Take: Divorced from death and disease, re-imagining desire without shame, and celebrating it
Lifestyle

The Queer Take: Divorced from death and disease, re-imagining desire without shame, and celebrating it

As a noun and a verb with the profilferation of pornography in our lives, sex doesn’t sit well on the scale, it isn’t so simple. We might have to extract the shame from the sensual, the sexual to truly be able to celebrate it.

On censorship, obscenity and trains: Decision to 'de-platform' Khushwant Singh's book would have made the writer laugh
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On censorship, obscenity and trains: Decision to 'de-platform' Khushwant Singh's book would have made the writer laugh

It is believed that Khushwant Singh’s book On Women, Sex, Love and Lust will corrupt its readers — nothing could be further from the truth. Millions of readers across the country indicate that the ‘corruption’ is endemic and quite incurable

Official at Bhopal railway station objects to Khushwant Singh novel as 'obscene', has it removed from book stall
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Official at Bhopal railway station objects to Khushwant Singh novel as 'obscene', has it removed from book stall

A senior official of the Railway Board on Wednesday directed a book vendor at Bhopal's railway station to stop selling renowned writer Khushwant Singh's novel Women, Sex, Love and Lust, saying that such "obscene" literature may spoil the future generation. He also objected to another book on preventive measures during pregnancy put on display for sale at a stall.

Five sex problems we should discuss
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Five sex problems we should discuss

Many men and women with sex-related problems suffer in silence. Let's break this silence by discussing 5 common sex problems that everyone should know of.

Khandaani Shafakhana director Shilpi Dasgupta on why she chose Sonakshi Sinha to front a film on sex
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Khandaani Shafakhana director Shilpi Dasgupta on why she chose Sonakshi Sinha to front a film on sex

Shilpi Dasgupta discusses why a woman actor like Sonakshi Sinha was important to cast as the lead in her directorial debut Khandaani Shafakhana.