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Condom manufacturers are shifting focus towards personalized, 'luxury' condoms

18 Sep 2019

Condom manufacturers are shifting focus towards personalized, 'luxury' condoms

Since the invention of latex revolutionized condoms back in the 1920s, there has not been any significant innovation to the product.

Morning-after pill: Effectiveness, types, functioning, side effects, and more

17 Sep 2019

Morning-after pill: Effectiveness, types, functioning, side effects, and more

The morning-after pill is an emergency form of contraception that contains hormones, which can help prevent pregnancy by obstructing the process of fertilization.

#HealthBytes: What are the risks of having sex without condom

29 Jul 2019

#HealthBytes: What are the risks of having sex without condom

Having unprotected sex isn't the smartest of thoughts, as far as your sexual (and general) health is concerned, but mistakes might happen.

Woman visits doctor for stomach pains; he prescribes her condoms

29 Jul 2019

Woman visits doctor for stomach pains; he prescribes her condoms

In a shocking incident, a Jharkhand doctor prescribed a woman condoms after she paid him a visit with complaints of stomach pain.

#HealthBytes: Five risky sexual practices, and how to prevent them

08 Jul 2019

#HealthBytes: Five risky sexual practices, and how to prevent them

A satisfying and safe sex life is crucial for a couple's overall mental, physical and emotional well-being.

#HealthBytes: Five things you probably shouldn't do right before sex

05 Jul 2019

#HealthBytes: Five things you probably shouldn't do right before sex

A healthy and satisfying sex life is crucial for the couple's overall mental, physical and emotional well-being.

#HealthBytes: What to do if the condom hurts during sex

23 Jun 2019

#HealthBytes: What to do if the condom hurts during sex

Condoms are nothing short of life savers.

#HealthBytes: Frequently asked questions about Sexual health answered

18 Jun 2019

#HealthBytes: Frequently asked questions about Sexual health answered

Despite being a completely natural and biological part of our lives, talk around sex is usually ignored.

Condom company's "social media contraceptive" hides baby photos from Facebook

16 May 2019

Condom company's "social media contraceptive" hides baby photos from Facebook

Are your friends spamming your Facebook feed with too many baby pictures? Are you annoyed by how many times you've seen the same child from 10,000 different angles? Don't worry. A condom company is here to help, as with most baby-related situations.

2-year-old finds condom in restaurant, McDonald's apologizes for the gaffe

07 May 2019

2-year-old finds condom in restaurant, McDonald's apologizes for the gaffe

A two-year-old girl recently discovered a condom and tried putting it in her mouth while she was at a McDonald's restaurant.

#HealthBytes: Myths and facts about condoms

01 May 2019

#HealthBytes: Myths and facts about condoms

Condoms are handy, easy to store, widely available, and above all, effective (in most of the cases).

#HealthBytes: Five common myths about Oral sex busted!

26 Apr 2019

#HealthBytes: Five common myths about Oral sex busted!

Sexual stimulation on a partner using the mouth, tongue and lips is called oral sex.

#HealthBytes: Common queries around first-time sex, answered

14 Apr 2019

#HealthBytes: Common queries around first-time sex, answered

There is no set 'right time' to begin your sex life- you should explore your sexuality at your own pace, with a partner you feel comfortable with, and the way that suits you.

New 'consent condom' needs two people to unpack it

05 Apr 2019

New 'consent condom' needs two people to unpack it

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, apparently everyone is talking about the importance of consent, and rightly so.

Ranveer Singh not to endorse any condom brand: Here's why

04 Apr 2019

Ranveer Singh not to endorse any condom brand: Here's why

When Ranveer Singh became the brand ambassador of a condom brand five years ago to promote safe sex, he took everyone by surprise.

US barber attaches free condom with business card, but why?

12 Mar 2019

US barber attaches free condom with business card, but why?

A man giving out free condoms to all his customers can safely be declared a noble being, for his inherent desire to spread sexual safety awareness, right?

#HealthBytes: All you need to know about birth-control methods

13 Feb 2019

#HealthBytes: All you need to know about birth-control methods

Contraception is a vital part of sex life, as it protects one from unplanned/unwanted pregnancies.

#HealthBytes: Common queries around condoms answered

12 Feb 2019

#HealthBytes: Common queries around condoms answered

Condoms are handy, easy to store, widely available, and above all, effective (in most of the cases).

Here's why Durex is recalling batches of condoms in Canada

30 Dec 2018

Here's why Durex is recalling batches of condoms in Canada

In Canada, Durex is recalling few batches of its Durex Real Feel Extra Lubricated 10ct condoms and Durex Real Feel 20ct condoms, as they failed to pass the shelf-life test.

#HealthBytes: What to do if you had unprotected sex?

07 Dec 2018

#HealthBytes: What to do if you had unprotected sex?

Having unprotected sex isn't the smartest move, as far as your sexual health is concerned, but sometimes (read nights), mistakes happen.

People in this Kenyan town use polythene paper as condoms

06 Dec 2018

People in this Kenyan town use polythene paper as condoms

We are 7.7bn people in this world.

#HealthBytes: How to buy and use a condom correctly

17 Nov 2018

#HealthBytes: How to buy and use a condom correctly

Condoms are handy, easy to store, widely available, and above all, effective (in most of the cases).

#HealthBytes: Tips to have safe oral sex

23 Sep 2018

#HealthBytes: Tips to have safe oral sex

Sexual stimulation on a partner using the mouth, tongue and lips is what we call oral sex.

#HealthBytes: Here's your guide to buying condoms

19 Sep 2018

#HealthBytes: Here's your guide to buying condoms

Condoms are handy, easily to store, widely available, and above all, effective.

#HealthBytes: What to do if your condom breaks

05 Sep 2018

#HealthBytes: What to do if your condom breaks

Although quite rarely, condoms do break.

#HealthBytes: 5 effective contraceptives, other than the male condoms

30 Aug 2018

#HealthBytes: 5 effective contraceptives, other than the male condoms

Talking about contraceptives, the first thing that might strike your mind would be a (male) condom.

Things to know about 'flesh-eating' sexually transmitted disease, Donovanosis

24 Aug 2018

Things to know about 'flesh-eating' sexually transmitted disease, Donovanosis

A flesh-eating sexually transmitted disease called Donovanosis has baffled medical science. Though it is extremely rare, the first case was reported in UK.

#HealthBytes: What to do if you had unprotected sex?

20 Aug 2018

#HealthBytes: What to do if you had unprotected sex?

Having unprotected sex isn't the smartest move, as far as your sexual health is concerned, but sometimes (read nights), mistakes happen.

#HealthBytes: 5 reasons to use a female condom

19 Aug 2018

#HealthBytes: 5 reasons to use a female condom

We agree that female condoms are not as popular as their male counterparts, but they sure are gaining attention now, and because of good reasons.

#HealthBytes: Tips to using a condom correctly

11 Aug 2018

#HealthBytes: Tips to using a condom correctly

Talking of contraceptives, condoms are handy, easily storable, widely available, and above all, effective (most of them are!)

Nehru not pandit as he ate beef, pork: BJP MLA

11 Aug 2018

Nehru not pandit as he ate beef, pork: BJP MLA

Once again proving that Bharatiya Janata Party is obsessed with Jawahar Lal Nehru, its MLA from Rajasthan, Gyan Dev Ahuja has now said that India's first PM wasn't a pandit since he ate beef and pork.

World's smallest condoms aimed at transforming your sex-life are here

03 Aug 2018

World's smallest condoms aimed at transforming your sex-life are here

UK-based TheyFit claimed to have made the world's smallest condom, which might transform your sex life.

Fearing condoms may burst, Durex recalls batch

31 Jul 2018

Fearing condoms may burst, Durex recalls batch

Condom makers Durex recalled ten batches of its non-latex Real Feel and Latex Free condoms sold in the United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland, over the fear that they might burst.

Why aren't female condoms as popular as other contraceptives?

24 Jul 2018

Why aren't female condoms as popular as other contraceptives?

Considering India's struggle with population control, a dedicated Condom Day or Contraceptive Week or Reproductive Health Month to raise awareness is long overdue.

Government's free condoms aren't a hit anymore, reveals RTI

30 Jun 2018

Government's free condoms aren't a hit anymore, reveals RTI

An RTI reply has revealed demand for condoms handed over by the government, to promote birth-control and safe sex, has decreased.

Sanitary napkins, condoms to be sold at railway stations' toilets

26 May 2018

Sanitary napkins, condoms to be sold at railway stations' toilets

In a bid to create awareness about menstrual hygiene and contraception, toilets at Indian railways stations will sell sanitary napkins and condoms.

Kala Khatta to Meetha Paan: Durex announces new flavored condoms

19 Apr 2018

Kala Khatta to Meetha Paan: Durex announces new flavored condoms

In an attempt to disrupt the market of flavored condoms in India, Durex has launched four new varieties of condoms as part of a campaign wittily titled '#IshqKeLakhonRang'.

Male contraceptive pill to soon be a reality?

22 Mar 2018

Male contraceptive pill to soon be a reality?

In a major breakthrough, scientists have developed a safe, effective male contraceptive pill that doesn't kill libido.

Chinese condoms too small for our men: Zimbabwean Health Minister

04 Mar 2018

Chinese condoms too small for our men: Zimbabwean Health Minister

Turns out size matters. More so if it's a Chinese condom you are trying to fit on a Zimbabwean penis.

Why aren't female condoms as popular as other contraceptives?

19 Feb 2018

Why aren't female condoms as popular as other contraceptives?

Considering India's struggle with population control, a dedicated Condom Day or Contraceptive Week or Reproductive Health Month to raise awareness is long overdue.