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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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Potential of Herbs in Skin Protection from Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation

Pharmacogn Rev. 2011 Jul;5(10):164-73. doi: 10.4103/0973-7847.91114. Potential of herbs in skin protection from ultraviolet radiation. Korać RR1, Khambholja KM. Department of Pharmaceutical Technology and Cosmetology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University in Belgrade, Vojvode Stepe Belgrade, Serbia. Abstract BACKGROUND: Herbs have been

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24 Hour Energy Expenditure and Urinary Catecholamines of Humans Consuming Low-to-Moderate Amounts of Medium-Chain Triglycerides (MCT)

Eur J Clin Nutr. 1996 Mar;50(3):152-8. Twenty-four-hour energy expenditure and urinary catecholamines of humans consuming low-to-moderate amounts of medium-chain triglycerides: a dose-response study in a human respiratory chamber. Dulloo AG1, Fathi M, Mensi N, Girardier L. Department of Physiology, Faculty

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Postprandial Thermogenesis in Lean and Obese Subjects After Meals Supplemented with Medium-Chain Triglycerides (MCT)

Am J Clin Nutr. 1991 May;53(5):1130-3. Postprandial thermogenesis in lean and obese subjects after meals supplemented with medium-chain and long-chain triglycerides. Scalfi L1, Coltorti A, Contaldo F. Institute of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Diseases, 2nd Medical School, University of Naples

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Thermic Effect of Medium-Chain (MCT) and Long-Chain Triglycerides (LCT) in Man

Am J Clin Nutr. 1986 Nov;44(5):630-4 Thermic effect of medium-chain and long-chain triglycerides in man. Seaton TB, Welle SL, Warenko MK, Campbell RG. Abstract BACKGROUND: The thermic effects of 400 kcal meals of medium-chain triglycerides (MCT) and long-chain triglycerides (LCT)

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Antibacterial and Emollient Effects of Coconut Oil for Adult Atopic Dermatitis

Dermatitis. 2008 Nov-Dec;19(6):308-15. Novel antibacterial and emollient effects of coconut and virgin olive oils in adult atopic dermatitis. Verallo-Rowell VM1, Dillague KM, Syah-Tjundawan BS. Skin and Cancer Foundation, Pasig, Philippines. Abstract BACKGROUND: Atopic dermatitis (AD) skin is dry and readily

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Effect of Topical Application of Virgin Coconut Oil on Skin Component

Skin Pharmacol Physiol. 2010;23(6):290-7. doi: 10.1159/000313516. Epub 2010 June 3. Effect of topical application of virgin coconut oil on skin components and antioxidant status during dermal wound healing in young rats. Nevin KG1, Rajamohan T. Abstract: OBJECTIVE: The present study

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Condoms and Condiments – Compatibility and Safety of Personal Lubricants

Editor’s Note: This study reports that “oil-based lubricants should be avoided”. Please note that the use of “oil-based lubes” appears to generally refer to traditional oils such as petroleum jelly and vegetable oil. In a Psychology Today article published on

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Association of Lubricant Use with Women’s Sexual Pleasure, Sexual Satisfaction, and Genital Symptoms: A Prospective Daily Diary Study

Article first published online: 9 DEC 2010 – DOI: 10.1111/j.1743-6109.2010.02067.x. Later publication: J Sex Med 2011;8:202–212. Association of Lubricant Use with Women’s Sexual Pleasure, Sexual Satisfaction, and Genital Symptoms: A Prospective Daily Diary Study. Debra Herbenick PhD, MPH1,*, Michael Reece

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