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Contraceptive Devices

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Ask the Experts

what is the effect of long term use of PEPS?

I am Hiv Negative and my boyfriend is positive.since meeting my boyfriend 5 months ago ( june 2009) the condom has broken every month (at least 3 out of 4 times) that we use condoms despite following instructions on proper use of condoms and using...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...an effective barrier and one of the most important tools in preventing HIV transmission.Quality ControlIn Canada, condoms as contraceptive devices are classified as medical devices, and are subject to regulatory control under the Food and Drugs... Read more »

Do the emergency contraception pills affect HIV test result?

Do emergency contraception pills affect HIV test result? I ate emergency contraception pills on... Read more »

Hope in microbicides (MICROBICIDES, 2009)

What are your thoughts about microbicides? There are some promising products in clinical trials... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Majority of Lithuanians Use No Contraceptive Devices -- Poll

...nationalities and incomes. Aimed at finding out how Lithuanian people protect themselves from unplanned pregnancy, how they select contraceptive devices, and attitudes toward modern contraception, the survey confirmed fears that the situation is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Maryland: A New Focus on Students' Sex Ed -- Subjects Tailored to Grade Level

...since the 1970s and condom use since 1984. However, it was only in the early 1990s that teachers were allowed to show various contraceptive devices such as condoms. Parents must give permission for high school students under age 18 to take two... Read more »
AIDS Action Council

Policy Facts: Microbicides

...prevention methods. Researchers believe that microbicides would be used consistently by women (given the history of women's use of contraceptive devices such as the birth control pill) because they would not be dependent on their partners. ... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

True or False: The HIV Knowledge Test

...over the past half-century in vaginal gels, creams, foams, suppositories, sponges and films. It's been used alone or with other contraceptive devices, such as the diaphragm. It kills sperm and is useful if you're trying to prevent pregnancy. In... Read more »
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For the Heterosexual worried well

Posted by Anonymous
...males, Padian says, adding that geographic differences in sexual practices and co-factors for infection (such as intrauterine contraceptive devices) and misclassification of transmission due to other sources (such as needle sharing) may explain... Read more »

magnetic therapy

Posted by dno303, 1 Reply
Not sure the how effective magnets work but have talked to people who swear by them. here is a magnetic therapy device that I've come across that makes some pretty bold claims. Here is the link ... Read more »

Special Condoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know if you buy special condoms from a special like condom shop if it is better or is it more for pleasure and for less protection ? Read more »

Nigeria Contraceptive Social Marketin

Posted by Anonymous
Job Listing: Nigeria Contraceptive Social Marketing The Nigeria Contraceptive Social Marketing Programme is widely considered to be one of the most successful of its kind in the world. The programme has achieved national coverage and currently... Read more »