condom


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Synonyms for condom

Synonyms for condom

contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse

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Created in collaboration with MTV's long-standing "It's Your (Sex) Life" responsible sexual health campaign, the condom conversation video series highlights the 'honeymoon' zone in a relationship -- when couples are the most alive, comfortable and relaxed.
The Information-Motivation-Behavioural Skills (IMB) Model (Fisher & Fisher, 1992; Fisher, Fisher, & Shuper, 2014) is an appropriate theoretical framework within which to conceptualize condom use consistency in young males, and prevention strategies based on this model have been shown to increase safer-sex behaviours among college students and multiple other target groups (Fisher, Fisher, & Shuper, 2014; Reis, Ramiro, de Matos, & Diniz, 2013; Ybarra, Korchmaros, Kiwanuka, Bangsberg, & Bull, 2013).
An observational study carried out in the southern United States showed that used condoms ripped during intercourse for 3% of participants, and the rate of a condom ripping was found to be higher for first time users (Hollander, 2005).
With condom usage being a matter of national concern to help prevent the spreading of sexually transmitted diseases and HIV/AIDS, health professionals and major condom manufacturers have taken notice and want to license the design, Resnic said.
It provides a resource for sexual health professionals to use for strategizing ways to increase cultural and individual acceptance of condom use," he stated.
Have fun CondoMS aren't just for contraception and protection - they can help with lovemaking, too.
Efficacy of the male latex condom and of the female polyurethane condom as barriers to semen during intercourse: a randomized clinical trial, American Journal of Epidemiology, 2007, 166(1):88-96.
The effectiveness of a condom used for birth control refers to the probability of pregnancy under actual conditions of use including condom breakage (6.
Inside, I spy a box of condoms by the door--and the occasional Magnum wrapper on the floor--but clearly not everyone is using them.
Women who reported condom use less than 5 percent of the time in the previous 8 months were three times as likely to get HPV infection as were women who used condoms every time they had sex, the researchers report in the June 22 New England Journal of Medicine.
Meanwhile, condom use greatly increased, giving men an additional opportunity to protect themselves and their partners--but not enough to show statistically as a further overall reduction of HIV incidence, perhaps because the number of sexual partners also increased, and the median age of first sex declined in the study, especially among men.
One exploratory study in Botswana found that negotiating power explained 47% of the variance in condom use (19).
attesting to the importance of condom promotion as part of any comprehensive HIV prevention strategy.
There is nothing in the law that says they must use a condom.
Those in danger of AIDS for whom a condom would be useful are already engaging in casual or promiscuous sex.