Oral Sex Causing Gonorrhea Superbug

Oral sex is causing the spread of a dangerous gonorrhoea superbug, experts have warned.

The untreatable strain of gonorrhoea is rapidly spreading across the world putting millions of lives at risk, the World Health Organisation has warned.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4673230/WHO-warns-imminent-spread-untreatable-superbug-gonorrhoea.html

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Study Links Contraceptive Pills To Breast Cancer

A new study suggests birth control pills could have more dangerous side effects than previously thought.

A research team at University of Michigan set out to analyze how much the oral contraception affects hormone levels in women, since certain hormones increase breast cancer risk.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4648842/The-Pill-dangerous-previously-thought.html

HIV Cases Fall Amongst Gay Men

Public Health England data has revealed that cases of HIV among gay and bisexual men have fallen for the first time since the epidemic began more than 30 years ago.

From October 2015 to September 2016, HIV diagnoses in five of London’s biggest clinics dropped by 32 per cent in comparison with the previous year.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4631938/HIV-cases-drop-gay-men.html

Children From Poor Families 4x More Likely To Start Puberty Early

Children from poor families are up to four times more likely to start puberty early, research reveals.

Boys are at the greatest risk, yet disadvantaged girls are still twice as likely to prematurely develop breasts or pubic hair, a study found.

Researchers believe this may be due to poverty causing youngsters stress, which then leads to the early release of reproductive hormones.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4584160/Children-poor-families-start-puberty-early.html

Goop On Anal Sex

In light of all the claims that anal sex is normal, desirable, healthy, etc., I found it interesting that Gwyneth Paltrow recently published an article discussing the hazards and health risks of such a practice.  Some of the statements in this article have been labelled as hate speech, at least in certain contexts, in my country:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-4343520/Gwyneth-Paltrow-s-Goop-publishes-anal-sex-guide.html

Untreatable Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea may soon become untreatable.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday that the wily Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacteria may be developing resistance to the only two antibiotics left that can cure the sexually transmitted disease.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/gonorrhea-may-soon-become-untreatable-2016-7

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A British man with gonorrhea in his throat has sparked fresh fears the STI is rapidly becoming a superbug.

Health experts fear the disease is hurtling towards becoming untreatable with increasing numbers of cases where patients fail to respond to antibiotics.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-3657891/How-gonorrhea-untreatable-Doctors-feared-man-disease-THROAT-not-cured.html

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Soaring numbers of gay men are diagnosed with gonorrhoea and syphilis – while under 25s are the worst at spreading chlamydia

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-3674847/Soaring-numbers-gay-men-diagnosed-gonorrhoea-syphilis-25s-worst-spreading-chlamydia.html

Oral Sex Vastly Increases Chance Of Getting Cancer

This headline seems to contradict the mantra I was taught in school; namely, that oral sex is “safe, healthy and natural:”

Oral sex ‘raises the risk of getting cancer by 22 times’

  • Researchers believe oral sex is the main way HPV ends up in the mouth 
  • The virus affects the skin and moist membranes which line the body
  • HPV causes changes in the cells it has infected which can lead to cancer
  • 500,000 people worldwide are diagnosed with oral cancers every year