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Topics: STDs

UNICEF Should Rename Itself the United Nations Sex for Children Fund, or UNISEX



The debate over a new Code on Childhood and Adolescence is raging in Peru.

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The Pill’s Deadly Affair with HIV/AIDS



The U.S. is contributing to the spread of HIV/AIDS among African women by its reckless distribution of hormonal contraceptives of all kinds in so-called “reproductive health” programs. Vol. 12/No. 11 The world’s deadliest killer, HIV/AIDS, and the Birth Control Pill have been carrying on a secret and deadly “love affair” for decades. While women swallowed their “freedom” with the morning orange juice, studies that should have made global headlines yellowed in medical journals, unknown to …

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Teen Mom: Problem or Symptom?



Abortion advocates say condoms will cure teen pregnancy, but a leading gynecologist argues they ignore the root cause. Vol. 12/No. 10 “Every minute a woman dies from maternal causes,” proclaimed Dr. Yves Bergevin of the UNFPA, as he took the podium on the opening day of the United Nations 2010 Commission on the Status of Women.   “Rigid, moralistic abstinence-only programs of the type promoted under previous federal policy … are a failed experiment,”1 the …

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Don’t Expect an HIV/AIDS Vaccine, Researchers Say



When one of the world’s leading researchers announces that the search for an HIV/AIDS vaccine is unlikely to bear fruit, everyone should take notice.  Chastity remains, as it always has been, the only answer. 28 January 2010 — Vol. 12/No. 3 Our hearts go out to infant victims of HIV/AIDS, with their skeletal limbs and rib-ridged stomachs, and some would argue that these could be saved by the development of an HIV/AIDS vaccine.   Not …

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Merck Researcher Admits: Gardasil Guards Against Almost Nothing



On the morning of 2 October 2009, one of us (Joan) joined an audience of mostly health professionals and listened as Dr. Diane Harper, the leading international developer of the HPV vaccines, gave a sales pitch for Gardasil. Gardasil, as you may know, is the new vaccine that is supposed to confer protection against four strains of the sexually transmitted Human Papillomavirus (HPV). Dr. Harper came to the 4th International Public Conference on Vaccination to …

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Merck Researcher Admits: Guardasil Guards Against Almost Nothing



On the morning of 2 October 2009, one of us (Joan) joined an audience of mostly health professionals and listened as Dr. Diane Harper, the leading international developer of the HPV vaccines, gave a sales pitch for Gardasil.  Gardasil, as you may know, is the new vaccine that is supposed to confer protection against four strains of the sexually transmitted Human Papillomavirus (HPV). Dr. Harper came to the 4th International Public Conference on Vaccination to …

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From the Countries



32 Million Extra Men Spells Demographic Trouble for China With far more men than women, China’s sex imbalance has already reached epic proportions. But a new study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) suggests that the problem is only going to get worse. The study, conducted by researchers Wei Xing Zhu, Li Lu, and Therese Hesketh, and published on April 10th, confirmed that men outnumbered women for all age groups. They write, “In 2005 …

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From the Countries



PRI to Make Strategic Presentation at Upcoming Vatican-Sponsored Family Summit Carlos Beltramo, PRI’s European representative, recently met with Vatican representatives to discuss the upcoming Sixth Meeting of the Families of the World, which will take place in Mexico City from January 13-19, 2008. The conference is being organized by the Pontifical Council for the Family and will focus on life and family issues, Dr. Beltramo shared with Bishop Grzegorz Kaszak, Secretary of the Council, some …

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