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Use and Procurement of Lubricants for Condoms – A World Health Organization Advisory Note

For more information, please contact: Department of Reproductive Health and Research World Health Organization Avenue Appia 20, CH-1211 Geneva 27 Switzerland Fax: +41 22 791 4171 E-mail: reproductivehealth@who.int www.who.int/reproductivehealth WHO/RHR/12.33 © World Health Organization 2012 To view or download the

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Coconut Oil for Personal Lubrication – the Osmolarity Factor

Osmolarity is more than a difficult word to say quickly, three times in a row. A chemist or a biologist would probably define osmolarity as a measurement of the total amount of chemicals dissolved in a liquid, cream, lotion or

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Nonoxynol-9 Could Cause Toxic Effects Enhancing HIV-1 Infection

Lancet, DOI: 10.1016/s0140-6736(02)11079-8. The Lancet, Volume 360, Issue 9338, Pages 971 – 977, 28 September 2002 Copyright © 2002 Elsevier Ltd All rights reserved. Effectiveness of COL-1492, a nonoxynol-9 vaginal gel, on HIV-1 transmission in female sex workers: a randomised

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The Slippery Slope – Lubricant Use and Rectal Sexually Transmitted Infections

Sex Transm Dis. 2012 Jan;39(1):59-64. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0b013e318235502b. The slippery slope: lubricant use and rectal sexually transmitted infections: a newly identified risk. Gorbach PM1, Weiss RE, Fuchs E, Jeffries RA, Hezerah M, Brown S, Voskanian A, Robbie E, Anton P, Cranston

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It’s Time To Start Asking Serious Questions About the Safety of Lube

About the Author: Maggie Koerth-Baker is the science editor at BoingBoing.net. She also writes a monthly column for The New York Times Magazine. The stuff you use to make sex a little more smooth might have some serious drawbacks. Nothing

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Studies Raise Questions About Safety Of Personal Lubricants

Although most people will list only K-Y Jelly when asked to recall the names of personal lubricants, hundreds of the products are being used for sex across the globe. These sex aids are designed to make things easier. So it’s

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