Risky sexual behaviour rising despite pandemic lockdowns: Study

London: The Covid-19 pandemic, despite lockdown and social distancing norms, did not inhibit risky sexual behaviours and researchers found that acute sexually transmitted infections (STIs) actually spiked during the lockdown period, along with increasing the risk of SARS-CoV-2 virus contagion. The research, conducted in two main STI centres in Milan, Italy, found that despite the lockdown […]

Learn how to make hand sanitiser at home

New Delhi: Washing your hands with soap and water is the best way to disinfect them. But if soap and water are not available, alcohol-based hand sanitiser is an alternative. Store-bought hand sanitisers have wither run out in most places or have become overpriced both online and in-stores amid this lockdown. There has been a […]

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How to maintain good sexual hygiene

New Delhi: Sexual hygiene is important for both partners. Sushma Tomar, Infertility Specialist and Endoscopic Surgeon, Fortis Hospital, Kalyan tells you what can be done to maintain optimum sexual health without being obsessive about it. Sexual hygiene helps prevent infections and promote confidence during sexual encounters; it also helps keep unpleasant smells and infections at […]