January 2011

safety and lube

Lubricants may increase disease risk of anal sex, studies show

May 25, 2010 |  5:00 pm

The use of lubricants may make anal sex more comfortable, but they may also increase the risk of spreading sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, researchers said Tuesday. Many experts have been concerned about the potential effects of such lubricants, but there have previously been virtually no studies about how they affect disease.