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More than a decade after it was introduced, the humble female oondom remains a mystery to most South African women. Now a small NGO is building a case against the government to force the health department to share information about what it has done to bring the female condom into the light. The female condom is the only female-initiated method that offers protection against both pregnancy and sexually-transmitted diseases.
Skip to search form Skip to main content. Comparative acceptability study of the Reality female condom and the version 4 of modified Reddy female condom in India. We carried out a comparative acceptability study of Reality and Reddy version 4 female condoms.
A female condom is a device that is used during sexual intercourse. Invented by Danish MD Lasse Hesselit is worn internally by the receptive partner and physically blocks ejaculated semen from entering that person's body. Condoms are used to prevent pregnancy and transmission of sexually transmitted infections STIs—such as gonorrhea, syphilis, and HIV. Female condoms have been available now for over 15 years.
Jump to navigation. The "Leonardo da Vinci of condom design", as 59 year-old Alla Venkata Krishna Reddy is popularly known, has recently won a court order that allows him to market InSpiral, a condom which is shaped like a nautilus shell. The surgeon-turned-condom manufacturer first developed one called Pleasure Plus.
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A CONDOM confrontation is taking place in a Federal courtroom in Newark in an emotionally charged dispute over the exquisite architecture of the prophylactic. At the heart of the imbroglio is Dr. Alla Venkata Krishna Reddy, 59, a surgeon turned businessman and inventor, who for the last decade has been a quixotic and controversial figure in the prophylactic world.
This invention relates to prophylactic devices and more particularly to female condoms having a pouch portion insertable into the vagina. With the widespread prevalence of venereal disease and the growing occurrence of AIDS acquired immune deficiency syndromethere is an increasing need for effective means to prevent the transmission of such diseases through sexual contact and resultant exchange of bodily fluids between a user and the user's partner. Heretofore, conventional means for preventing the transmission of such bodily fluids and exposure to such diseases because of bodily contact have included the use of condoms, diaphragms, jells, creams and the like.
News Ticker. Anti-Aids campaigns focus on barrier contraceptives. A new female condom is being launched in Europe in the run up to World Aids Day.
CBAS does not manufacture or distribute products; we provide descriptions of these products and information about their availability in this section. CBAS does not provide medical advice and we encourage you to speak with your health care provider about which methods are right for you. Origami CondomsUnited States The Origami Internal Condom OIC is a partner-initiated, internal condom designed to enhance sensation for both partners, improve ease of use, improve safety, provide direct tactile sensation, minimize slipping and breaking, and to accomodate a range of penis sizes. It replicates a fluid environmnent for the penis consistent with natural intercourse performance.