Increased risk of venereal diseases through pubic hair removal Trimming and removing the pubic hair in the genital area is a very common practice today. Lush pubic hair simply no longer corresponds to the common ideal of beauty. But according to a recent study, pubic hair removal is associated with an increased risk of venereal diseases.
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Menstruation: Alternative to bandages and tampons Most girls and women use tampons or bandages during their menstruation. Their use is often perceived as very uncomfortable not only in warm temperatures. But there are also alternatives. A YouTuber explains what she uses now when she has her days.
Facts about the contraceptive pill: For some women, the contraceptive is dangerous; when it comes to contraception, most Germans use the contraceptive pill. For some women, however, taking the drug poses a health risk. This can increase the risk of life-threatening thrombosis.
Sexually transmitted disease: Take the first signs of gonorrhea seriously. Such signs should be taken seriously. If left untreated, gonorrhea (gonorrhea) can lead to infertility, among other things.
Examines: How often should couples "make love" so that they are happy? Although many people claim otherwise, sex is the foundation of a love relationship. If there is no sex, people become sad, unhappy and frustrated. But when people regularly go about their lust, they are more relaxed, happier and happier overall.
Doctor used own sperm to fertilize around 50 women A doctor in the United States, according to reports, found his own sperm to artificially fertilize women. The now retired doctor had used at least 50 cases of his own sperm without telling the women about it.
Pill against HIV infection: “Truvada” is approved in the EU The most important preventive measure against HIV infection is to protect yourself during sexual intercourse with condoms. In the future, medication will also play a role in prevention. "Truvada", a pill that has been on the US market for years, will be approved in the EU.
Doctors warn: Increasing resistance to antibiotics makes treatment difficult, so-called gonorrhea is nowadays commonly known as gonorrhea. Gonorrhea is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases. Researchers from the World Health Organization (WHO) have announced that we may soon no longer have effective medication for gonorrhea.
Above all, a big city phenomenon: More and more diagnoses of syphilis in Germany For a long time, syphilis was hardly widespread in Germany. But for some years now, the venereal disease has been spreading in this country. New figures from the Robert Koch Institute now show that syphilis diagnoses are made primarily in large cities.
For years, doctors and scientists have been wondering how exactly the female orgasm works or why it actually exists. Because actually the female climax does not play a decisive role in reproduction and is therefore functionally rather redundant.
Do women really not have to use contraception immediately after the period? Almost every woman is happy when the violent menstrual pain finally ends after the end of menstruation. Some believe that one can also have unprotected sex during this time and do not have to worry about contraception.
Truvada: European agency recommends anti-HIV drug The World AIDS Conference has ended in Durban, South Africa. The hot topic there was the drug Truvada, which can protect against HIV infection. The European Medicines Agency EMA has now issued a recommendation for the drug.
Anatomy of the female genital organ can make climaxes impossible For men, in most cases it is not a problem to come during the sexual act. However, it is not easy for many women to reach a climax. What are the reasons for this? Is it the men who don't respond to the partner's wishes?
Antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria are on the rise. Gonorrhea is a relatively common, sexually transmitted disease. A new study has now found that the disease may soon no longer be able to be treated with the usual medication. The triggering bacterium of the disease (Neisseria gonorrhoeae) has become resistant to azithromycin and ceftriaxone to a large percentage.
A small pill could help many homosexual and bisexual men Even if HIV is no longer one of the most feared diseases today, millions of people around the world still suffer from the infectious disease. Homosexual and bisexual men are often affected by HIV infections.
Cola reduces sperm count Regular drinking of lemonade and cola is not particularly healthy. These drinks affect the health of our teeth and often cause weight gain. Researchers have now found another good reason why men should drink fewer soft drinks in the future: regular consumption seems to lead to erectile dysfunction in men.
Sit on public toilets? Many of us, especially women, find this disgusting and are also afraid to become infected with venereal diseases. Is this fear justified? Sitting alone is not dangerous. The sensitive skins around the vagina get infected easily, but the toilet seat does not come into direct contact with the genital area, says the gynecologist Christian Albring.
What to do if your partner's desire for sex subsides? In a long partnership, it is not uncommon for one person to want sex but the other not. However, if such situations become permanent, this can permanently damage the relationship. In such cases, experts advise you to tackle the problem as early as possible.
Survey: buying condoms is still embarrassing to many, although contraception is a constant issue for almost every teenager and adult, most people still find it uncomfortable to buy condoms in the supermarket. According to a survey, buying condoms is embarrassing for almost every fifth German.
When separation threatens: Working out strengths in partnerships When couples are not going well, those affected often get tips from friends about how to take a break or temporarily sleep in separate beds. In an interview, an expert has a helpful tip: Couples should work out the strengths of the partnership.
AIDS: UN wants to end AIDS epidemic by 2030 Currently, almost 37 million people worldwide live with HIV. The United Nations has now set an ambitious goal. The AIDS epidemic is to be overcome by 2030. The discrimination associated with HIV should also end by then.