24 June 2010

Ageing swingers risking gonorrhoea

Study shows that swingers have rates of STIs comparable to teenagers and gay or bisexual men, both considered high-risk groups for catching sexually transmitted infections.

All those wild and crazy nights may be catching up with swingers as they age, new research found.

The study is published online in the journal Sexually Transmitted Infections.

The study




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