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January 23, 2012

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NAIROBI, 23 January 2012 (PlusNews) – A small Kenyan study has found that more women than men feel HIV is a less serious threat after their male partners are circumcised; the study also made local news for finding that female partners of recently circumcised men found sex more enjoyable. Photo: Edgar Mwakaba/IRINMore women than men […]

Sex and the over-60s

January 13, 2012

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Older people are living longer and in better health than ever – so of course they’re continuing to have sex. Why is it so hard to talk about, asks the editor of Gransnet Geraldine Bedellguardian.co.uk, Thursday 12 January Sharon Gless and Barry McCarthy in A Round-Heeled Woman. Photograph: Tristram Kenton for the Guardian Ten years […]

US-GUATEMALA Shocking Experiments Highlight Lack of Controls

September 10, 2011

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By Danilo Valladares and Amanda Wilson* GUATEMALA CITY/WASHINGTON DC, Sept 9, 2011 (IPS) – The appalling experiments carried out by U.S. doctors in Guatemala from 1946 to 1948 using 1,300 human subjects who were infected with sexually transmitted diseases highlighted the inadequacy of controls and safeguards in clinical testing in this Central American country – […]

US-GUATEMALA Shocking Experiments Highlight Lack of Controls

September 10, 2011

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By Danilo Valladares and Amanda Wilson* GUATEMALA CITY/WASHINGTON DC, Sept 9, 2011 (IPS) – The appalling experiments carried out by U.S. doctors in Guatemala from 1946 to 1948 using 1,300 human subjects who were infected with sexually transmitted diseases highlighted the inadequacy of controls and safeguards in clinical testing in this Central American country – […]