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Scientists attempt to make contraception appealing with self-lubricating condoms

THE ASIAN AGE
Published : Oct 18, 2018, 7:45 pm IST
Updated : Oct 18, 2018, 7:45 pm IST

They hope that by encouraging more people to use precautions the number of SITs and unplanned pregnancies can be brought down significantly.

The condoms are meant to promote safe sex by increasing pleasure (Photo: AFP)
 The condoms are meant to promote safe sex by increasing pleasure (Photo: AFP)

As an increasing number of people have access to platforms for meeting new partners, the frequency of sexual encounters is also on the rise. This also brings focus to the need for promoting safe sex and contraception as several brands try to make it more appealing.

Lubrication is a key factor for sexual pleasure and now scientists have created a self-lubricating condom which stays slippery for 1000 thrusts. The product secretes the lubricant when it is in contact with bodily fluids making sex more pleasurable and use of protection more appealing.

 

They hope that by encouraging more people to use precautions the number of SITs and unplanned pregnancies can be brought down significantly.

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