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  • Here’s why men need regular erection

    Men should have erections regularly to keep their penis in great shape. That’s the verdict of scientists. “If a man does not have regular erection, the penis may shrink,” says an Associate Professor and Residency Programme Director of the Urology Division at Southern Illinois University’s School of Medicine, Dr. Tobias Köhler. Köhler...

  • Grooming pubic hair may raise STI risk

    People who are sexually active and who regularly groom their pubic hair may be more likely to contract sexually transmitted infections than those who don’t groom their pubic hair at all, according to a new study. People in the study who regularly groomed their pubic hair were 80 percent more likely to...

  • You can now test yourself for HIV

    Bukola Adebayo You better believe what you have just read. When it comes to HIV/AIDS, the new word in the medical world is self-testing. With the advent of new technologies in medicine, you and I can know our HIV status with a simple test that can be taken in the privacy of...

  • Superbugs: A bigger threat than cancer by 2050

    According to an alarming new Al Jazeera documentary: • 58 000 babies die in India, each year, from superbugs • Up to 80% of infections in newborns in India are resistant to multiple powerful antibiotics • Hidden camera footage shows how easy it is to buy antibiotics over the counter without a...

  • 35 per cent decline in sperm count: Infertile men everywhere!

    By Chioma Obinna Mention “Infertility” and cold shivers run down peoples’ spines. Infertility threatens the love, peace and joy in a home. Many homes are faced with the agony of childlessness and infertility is fast becoming a plague. The desire of every couple is to become parents within the first or...