Category Archives: rectum

  1. Chemical & Engineering News: Studies Raise Questions About Safety Of Personal Lubricants

    via Chemical & Engineering News, by Lauren K. Wolf 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 a little unsettling that experiments carried out in Read More >>

    anal sex, condoms, hiv prevention, IRMA, lubricant, rectum, safer sex, safety
  2. Slides from “Rectal Microbicides – Making HIV Prevention Gel” satellite session at AIDS 2012

    Earlier today at the International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012), IRMA co-hosted a well-attended satellite session on rectal microbicides with their partners Microbicide Trials Network (MTN) and AVAC. Ian McGowan from the MTN and Jim Pickett from IRMA presented on the science and advocacy (respectively) and were then joined by panelists from the United States, Kenya, and South Africa (Damon Humes, Rig Rush, Mitchell Read More >>

    advocacy, AIDS 2012, anal intercourse, anal sex, GLAM, Global Lube Access Mobilisation, hiv prevention, IRMA, lubricant, Project ARM, rectal microbicide, rectal transmission, rectum
  3. Research on Douching Reveals Little Association to Sexually Transmitted Infections

    via AIDSmap.com, by Gus Cairns Neither rectal douching nor vaginal washing appear to be as significantly associated with sexually transmitted infections as had been feared, the International Microbicides Conference in Sydney heard yesterday. In the case of women, vaginal washing and other vaginal health practices have been associated with bacterial vaginosis (BV), an imbalance in the types Read More >>

    anal health, anal sex, rectal douche, rectum, STD, STI, vaginal microbicide
  4. Tip one back at the Rectum Bar?

    Come Inside The Rectum Bar For A Slow Comfortable Screw Up Against The Wallvia Gizmodo, by Kat Hannaford Here I was, thinking Europeans were meant to be classier than Americans—but have you ever heard of a Rectum Bar outside of Vienna, Austria? Do you even know what a rectum is? The whole digestive system is there—the tongue, Read More >>

    anus, Europe, rectum